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Paper Mario

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Paper Mario

Paper Mario is a role-playing (RPG) video game with concept and elements from Mario Series. It was developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64. The directors were Toshitaka Muramatsu, Takahiro Ohgi, and Hironobu Suzuki. Both Kumiko Takeda and Kaori Aoki wrote the game’s script while Naohiko Aoyama was the art director who has created a distinctive graphical style for the game. It was first released in Japan on the August 11, 2000. Paper Mario was the fir…

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Paper Mario

Paper Mario is a role-playing (RPG) video game with concept and elements from Mario Series. It was developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64. The directors were Toshitaka Muramatsu, Takahiro Ohgi, and Hironobu Suzuki. Both Kumiko Takeda and Kaori Aoki wrote the game’s script while Naohiko Aoyama was the art director who has created a distinctive graphical style for the game. It was first released in Japan on the August 11, 2000. Paper Mario was the first episode for the Paper Mario series and was also the precursor to the GameCube game Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door. The player role in the game is to control Mario and a number of partners to solve the puzzles around the world and to defeat enemies in a turn-based battle system. The battles are single in that the player can influence the effectiveness of attacks by performing required controller inputs known as action commands.

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Paper Mario is set in the Mushroom Kingdom as the leading role Mario tries to rescue the Princess Peach from Bowser. To achieve so, Mario must locate seven “Star Spirits” to work against the effects of the captured Star Rod, which will grant Mario to the Bowser. The player has to control majority the main character Mario in the game. Mario has the ability to jump and use his hammer to overcome physical obstacles placed in the game. Many puzzles and boundaries in the game are based upon the abilities of Mario's partners, who each have a particular skill required for progression in the game. The player will gain partners as they advance into different locations but only one partner will be able to accompany Mario around the world, although the player can interchange between them at any time. Mario is features with eight partners in total, each of whom represents a different type of enemy from the Mario series. There are Goombario the Goomba; Kooper the Koopa; Bombette the Bob-omb; Parakarry the Paratroopa; Lady Bow the Boo; Watt the L’il Sparky; Sushie the Cheep-Cheep, and Lakilester the Lakitu.

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  • What roles did poochy and Nep-Enut have in Paper Mario.

    I say Images of poochy and Nep-Enut in paper mario before it was released. I know they were removed but doesnt anyone know what they did? Were they enemies you fought?

    Answered by zaptinex 2009-01-02:

    Well i mean as enemies. Their tattle info is still there i heard. Does anyone know what their description

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