New video: ‘Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars’ (1996)

Mario’s first RPG adventure was to establish part of his lore in a complete story, but it also caused a rift between Squaresoft and Nintendo and was Mario’s last appearance on SNES. How is this game perceived today?

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Henrique Lage

Writing essays. Writing games. Writing essays about games. Narrative Design Teacher.