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Posted on Jul 13th 2009 at 01:18:03 AM by (TraderJake)
Posted under RFG Aside, Mario, NSFW, Googly Eyes, Lara Croft

Some things defy explanation. This video is one of those things. Did you ever think you'd see a pixelated Mario urinating behind a pipe? No? Well, it gets stranger, much stranger. I could explain all the wonderful / weird things that occur in the video, but perhaps it's just better for you to take a gander yourself. You'll find it in its relatively NSFW glory, after the jump.


Continue reading RFG Aside: One of the Weirder Things of the Internet



Posted on May 11th 2009 at 12:49:08 AM by (TraderJake)
Posted under RFG Aside, Mario, Music

Music is a lovely thing. It really, truly is. Even after four long years of marching band, I still hold a love of music. Music is embodied human emotions, and can be quite moving.

There are some fantastic themes and songs within the Super Mario Universe, and a lot of them are pretty damn good. You're free to disagree, but if you do, pfft I say to you. Nah, I kid, I love all of you. Platonic, of course, but yes, MUSIC!

Here's something to enjoy tonight, Mario songs played by the James Madison University String Quartet. Enjoy!





Posted on Jan 18th 2009 at 05:07:24 AM by (TraderJake)
Posted under RFG Aside, Mario, Music, Mario Paint

Now, I like game music, and Super Mario Galaxy had some damn good music. Of that music, I probably like the Buoy Base Galaxy theme the best. It's certainly one of the better pieces of music of this current game generation.

Now, music is great and all, but wouldn't it be greater if it could be manifested through Mario Paint? Well, thank god it can, thank god that it can.





Posted on Nov 28th 2008 at 10:57:44 PM by (TraderJake)
Posted under RFG Aside, Game Cake, Mario


You know, normally we'd let other fine establishments waste your time with posts on game cakes. But, sometimes exceptional cakes deserve exceptional credit.

In this case, this Super Mario Galaxy cake was made for a daughter's 4 year old birthday party. As you can tell from the photo, it looks pretty damn awesome. I personally like the glass pill from the Good Egg galaxy or whatever special Galaxy it was from. Well, I know the Good Egg Galaxy had a pill, but it might not have been that exact pill, but still it's pretty damn cool.

Either way, this is a cake for the ages, and any game geek should be giddy with glee from the sight of this game cake. What? You say you aren't? Well aren't you a heathen? Well, perhaps a video of the cake might change your mind, as seen after the jump.


Continue reading An RFG Aside: Cake of Pure Awesome



Posted on Sep 10th 2008 at 10:55:10 PM by (TraderJake)
Posted under Humor, Classic Gaming, Mario

So, Seth MacFarlane does this show called Family Guy. It's quite popular, and you might have heard of it. Turns out that he also does another show called American Dad, which is also quite humorous. Well, Seth MacFarlane has also started a lovely new thing on Youtube called Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy, completely sponsored by Burger King. Hail the King.

Anyways, this week marks what appears to be the beginning or close to the beginning of the show, and well, this week, Seth tackles what really happened after Mario saved Peach. Enjoy the show!





Posted on Jan 4th 2008 at 04:13:02 AM by (TraderJake)
Posted under Classic Gaming, Mods, Hacks, Mario

You may remember a previous post about a cool hack called Extra Mario Bros. In case you missed that post, here is the video again.

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So, I have received confirmation that this game does in fact exist. Since I wish not to be sued, all I can say is yeah, look in the right spot and you might find it, and that's all I got to say about that.


Thanks for the tip!



Posted on Dec 26th 2007 at 03:05:25 AM by (TraderJake)
Posted under Modern Gaming, Homebrew, Mario, Metroid, DO WANT, Fan Service

So yeah, some homebrew is too damn cool to ignore. Take for instance Extra Mario Bros. I only hope that it is real. Someone thought it would be pretty neat to take Mario and place him in a Metroid Type Universe, complete with remixed Metroid Music. All I can say is -- Pure Awesome. Check for yourself:

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Again, damn, DO WANT!. Awesomeness of Mario... awesomeness of Super Metroid... combined, wow. Someone find me that game.

[via Dtoid]



Posted on Nov 15th 2007 at 04:06:01 AM by (TraderJake)
Posted under Band Geek, Classic Gaming, Mario, Zelda, Pong, Music

I encourage you to check out this kick ass marching band routine put on by Cal. Band geeks doing video game tunes... what is geekier than that? It's too cool. I wish my high school marching band did a show like that. The only interesting theme we ever did was Halloween Themes. What is scarier than Thriller? I digress. Here is the video:

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