Super Mario Odyssey vs. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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the fact that you can just go kill the main boss in a half an hour is really cool, you play rest of the game because you want to

lag∞n, Wednesday, 31 March 2021 17:55 (three years ago) link

I tried going straight from the Great Plateau to Ganon on a recent playthrough and got my butt whooped

eisimpleir (crüt), Wednesday, 31 March 2021 18:20 (three years ago) link

Oh, I just meant that the size and detail of Hyrule Castle-- which was especially "concentrated with content" compared to the rest of a rather breezy and spacious game-- felt like such a true "final level" and also a satisfying culmination of decades of versions of the place. The closest analog I can think of design-wise is the palace in Ico

flamboyant goon tie included, Wednesday, 31 March 2021 19:15 (three years ago) link

New Donk City was fine, it felt like GTA in a snowglobe with Gap commercial big band accompaniment

flamboyant goon tie included, Wednesday, 31 March 2021 19:17 (three years ago) link

the level itself is middle-of-the-pack for odyssey (wooded and luncheon are kings of kingdoms) but the Gap Band is on fire imo

adam, Wednesday, 31 March 2021 19:51 (three years ago) link

the botw hyrule castle theme is also one of the great pieces of zelda music, i believe, and that's a rarified list

voodoo chili, Wednesday, 31 March 2021 19:52 (three years ago) link

if Odyssey were soundtracked by the Gap Band it would have won my vote

eisimpleir (crüt), Wednesday, 31 March 2021 20:31 (three years ago) link

i like new donk more than luncheon but agree that wooded kingdom is the best in that game

ciderpress, Wednesday, 31 March 2021 20:38 (three years ago) link

in large part because its the one that feels most like a 64 level

ciderpress, Wednesday, 31 March 2021 20:38 (three years ago) link

I really enjoyed Bowser's Kingdom in Odyssey

It is interesting to me that I have only vague recollections of Snow Kingdom and Lost Kingdom, i.e., especially compared to pretty-much everywhere in BOTW. I remember every labyrinth and beach from BOTW, the only unmemorable part of that game was that weird beachside town where it felt kinda un-adventurous.

I'm a big Galaxy 1/2 stan and idk Odyssey's levels were just so un-inventive... they felt like throwbacks to 64 but without the magic of 64

flamboyant goon tie included, Wednesday, 31 March 2021 20:46 (three years ago) link

idk I definitely had a moment where I tripped over a moon on the.. moon, and said ffs these moons are basically Yugoslavian dinars

flamboyant goon tie included, Wednesday, 31 March 2021 20:48 (three years ago) link

BOTW is the better complete package, but Odyssey has better individual moments. Especially when you possess Bowser in the finale and it plays that sick power-pop song

american primitive stylophone (zchyrs), Wednesday, 31 March 2021 22:40 (three years ago) link

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Thursday, 1 April 2021 00:01 (three years ago) link

RIP Mario

eisimpleir (crüt), Thursday, 1 April 2021 12:25 (three years ago) link

mario has died

ciderpress, Thursday, 1 April 2021 14:05 (three years ago) link

this thread is starting to feel unwelcoming and in fact even unsafe for mario and mario fans, mods

lag∞n, Thursday, 1 April 2021 14:09 (three years ago) link

Fear not! On the third day, Mario will rise again in glory

feed me with your chips (zchyrs), Thursday, 1 April 2021 14:11 (three years ago) link

wait, I'm a day off. ffs

feed me with your chips (zchyrs), Thursday, 1 April 2021 14:11 (three years ago) link

you publicly predicted a resurrection but were 1 day off. everybody is focusing on how you were 1 day off. nobody congratulates you for calling the resurrection!

microsloth fig stimulator (Sufjan Grafton), Thursday, 1 April 2021 14:44 (three years ago) link

Oh wow yeah I forgot about the final boss fight in Odyssey, that was amazing. Prob my favourite Bowser since Yoshi's Island

flamboyant goon tie included, Thursday, 1 April 2021 15:09 (three years ago) link

the bowser escape song gives me "kids in america" vibes, not the kim wilde version but the muffs' version that was in clueless

voodoo chili, Thursday, 1 April 2021 20:56 (three years ago) link

one year passes...

cant wait to do things by thinking whats even possible

lag∞n, Tuesday, 28 March 2023 14:20 (one year ago) link

oops worng zelda thread

lag∞n, Tuesday, 28 March 2023 14:21 (one year ago) link

one month passes...

Unused Mario model found in the files of Mario Superstar Baseball. The model assigns a skin texture to Mario's mustache, hair, eyebrows and shoes.

— Supper Mario Broth (@MarioBrothBlog) April 30, 2023

z_tbd, Sunday, 30 April 2023 14:07 (one year ago) link

nice, lookin good

lag∞n, Sunday, 30 April 2023 14:20 (one year ago) link

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