Being mired in relative poverty, I never even owned a N64, let alone the Switch or whatever it is called. But I know well enough that the newest Mario Odyssey game grants the chelonaphobiac plumber disturbing Kirby-like powers to consume and become his foes.
Thanks to Free Game Planet, I found out about an enterprising modder who maybe could only afford an N64 has decided to bring Odyssey to the N64, with Super Mario 64.
It brings Super Mario Odyssey’s enemy possessing gameplay into Mario’s N64 shenanigans, meaning you apparently consume and control of any character in the game now. Sure, why not. I have no idea how such a mod is possible, but it’s a darn impressive feat.
So the classic Italian plumber from Brooklyn who lives in a fantasy land full of sentient mushrooms which he also sometimes eats…. is heading back to Brooklyn. At least, judging by Nintendo’s latest outing for the red and blue acrobat.
Of course, anyone who’s been to Brooklyn knows the reality is far, far different. Luckily, in this post-truth world, some intrepid Youtuber has put together a more historically accurate version of Mario’s outing in the real world: