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Mario Marathon 3! For the kids!

Gene ParmesanGene Parmesan Registered User regular
edited June 2010 in Games and Technology
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Those crazy guys at mariomarathon are playing 9 mario games for childs play over the course of three (or so) days. "I like these dudes" you say, "how can I make them play longer?" You throw money at them! Every donation they get buys more levels they have to endure. See fancy chart to see where they are.

The money they earn goes straight to the charity Child's Play, which in case you don't know takes donations from neat people like you and buys toys for children in hospitals. More heartwarming info here.

Web Site - Mariomarathon.com

Ustream site - http://www.ustream.tv/mariomarathon

Contest prizes - http://www.mariomarathon.com/prizes.html

F.A.Q and Fanart

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    LBD_NytetraynLBD_Nytetrayn TorontoRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    One of these days, I really want to do a marathon for charity. I need to learn what I need and how to set that stuff up.

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    Gene ParmesanGene Parmesan Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Thay actually have an article up about that

    http://www.mariomarathon.com/howto.html

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    InzignaInzigna Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Thay actually have an article up about that

    http://www.mariomarathon.com/howto.html
    God damn kind folks think of everything eh.

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    Gene ParmesanGene Parmesan Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Doing a drawing now

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    Gene ParmesanGene Parmesan Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Wow, 500 of 800 levels done. Impressive internet

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    WotanAnubisWotanAnubis Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Wow, 500 of 800 levels done. Impressive internet
    I agree. They've only been paying for about 3 hours and they already racked up about $9,500.

    All thanks to murder simulators and their fans. :P

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    DigitalSynDigitalSyn Dr Digital Cumming, GARegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    They just past 10,000$

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    Gene ParmesanGene Parmesan Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    If they get to 100% Super Mario 64 then I will be very happy

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    tbloxhamtbloxham Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    This is really good, their website is REALLY nicely put together, and their feed is really good. Ha, I hope they get all the way to the end ;)

    Although, I think the best watching will be the original games, 3d versions are a bit less obvious to an observer in terms of what you are trying to do.

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    RentRent I'm always right Fuckin' deal with itRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    I think I'll toss some cash in the name of the forums

    Anyone have a specific name that I should donate from?

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    NathiasNathias Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    There is an interview with the Mario Marathon guys here. Interview covers Mario Marathon 3.

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    Gene ParmesanGene Parmesan Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Rent wrote: »
    I think I'll toss some cash in the name of the forums

    Anyone have a specific name that I should donate from?

    For Jack Thompson, Because Jack Thompson Won't

    yeah i know more jack thompson blah blah blah.

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    RentRent I'm always right Fuckin' deal with itRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Rent wrote: »
    I think I'll toss some cash in the name of the forums

    Anyone have a specific name that I should donate from?

    For Jack Thompson, Because Jack Thompson Won't

    yeah i know more jack thompson blah blah blah.

    Ooh that's clever

    edit: doesn't fit

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    GarrisGarris Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    now with live wil wheaton interview

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    Gene ParmesanGene Parmesan Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Nearly at 14,000!

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    DritzDritz CanadaRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    If you want just the direct video try here

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    FyreWulffFyreWulff YouRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    edited June 2010
    Are they gonna go for all blue coins in Sunshine again? That was probably the most amusing part of the last marathon.

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    Gene ParmesanGene Parmesan Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Probably not, since they have more games to play than the first year. I think we have to raise around $120,000 to force them to play that.

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    RentRent I'm always right Fuckin' deal with itRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    woah gabe tweeted them

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    RentRent I'm always right Fuckin' deal with itRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    it is so weird and wrong to see nsmbwii without dickery/fucking people over

    edit: I still want to donate in the name of the PA fora

    thinking of a good name to donate in though

    Would that be kosher? Would I get in trouble for donating for the fora like that?

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    Gene ParmesanGene Parmesan Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    I don't know what you mean by fora, so yes it is completely fine by me you do that thing

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    RentRent I'm always right Fuckin' deal with itRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    No I mean the mods have historically been anti unapproved outside promotion of the forums for obvious reasons (don't want the PA name tainted by someone doing stupid in its name)

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    Gene ParmesanGene Parmesan Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Ah right. When you donate you can leave a website, and it's linked to your name on the donation page.

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    DritzDritz CanadaRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    NSMBWii 2-4, the poor bastards :(.

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    AthenorAthenor Battle Hardened Optimist The Skies of HiigaraRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    So they have already unlocked some of the achievements (promotional).. anyone keeping a record of when and how they are doing so?

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    Sir PlatypusSir Platypus Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    They are currently on the final boss of NSMBWii. It's taken them a silly amount of retries for a boss that I found amazingly easy. Not bragging, as I never even got all the coins, but I beat Bowser in just one try. Maybe they are just gettin a bit tired.

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    DritzDritz CanadaRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Did you do it solo? Everything in that game is easier solo. They are also dying most often by the coin.

    They can't hear me through the internet can they? It's gettin intense.

    Kinda sucks that Mario World's gonna happen in the middle of the night. Was always my favourite.

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    Sir PlatypusSir Platypus Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Well that is what bubbles are for.

    Aren't they doing SMW right after this? Or are they doing all the levels/coins first?

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    redfield85redfield85 Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Anyone else still watching? Haha. I really think I will be up until noon.

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    WotanAnubisWotanAnubis Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    redfield85 wrote: »
    Anyone else still watching? Haha. I really think I will be up until noon.
    Well, I'm watching again because I had to sleep.

    And completely missed NSMBWii, darnit. I was kind of looking forward to that.

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    The MantizThe Mantiz BONK! DenmarkRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Oh yeah! Im glad i didn't miss the Marathon this year. Last year was absolutely hilarious, and we managed to get the donations for a 100% run of Sunshine. And boy was it worth it! I have never seen so much fail at once :P It was almost painful to watch.

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    redfield85redfield85 Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    If I want to put together a mass donation from about 5-6 people, can I just have everyone transfer the money through paypal to one of our accounts and then donate?

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    KrathoonKrathoon Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    I see that they didn't do the "Lost Levels":lol:

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    The MantizThe Mantiz BONK! DenmarkRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Oh god! The must have spend 30 minutes on this one level! D:

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    Mr. EyeballMr. Eyeball Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Yea, they're stuck at wendy's castle.

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    Mr. EyeballMr. Eyeball Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Heh, he finally beat it.

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    DritzDritz CanadaRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    Only caught the first two worlds of SMW then I wake up and they're on to Galaxy :(.

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    Gene ParmesanGene Parmesan Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    The Mantiz wrote: »
    Oh yeah! Im glad i didn't miss the Marathon this year. Last year was absolutely hilarious, and we managed to get the donations for a 100% run of Sunshine. And boy was it worth it! I have never seen so much fail at once :P It was almost painful to watch.

    I remember that. They were so tired and beat at the end of it.

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    The MantizThe Mantiz BONK! DenmarkRegistered User regular
    edited June 2010
    The Mantiz wrote: »
    Oh yeah! Im glad i didn't miss the Marathon this year. Last year was absolutely hilarious, and we managed to get the donations for a 100% run of Sunshine. And boy was it worth it! I have never seen so much fail at once :P It was almost painful to watch.

    I remember that. They were so tired and beat at the end of it.

    Exactly! I guess they thought they weren't gonna get that many donations. But they have played it safe this year. We need over $150.000 before they will do Sunshine Blue Coins :lol:

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    KrathoonKrathoon Registered User regular
    edited June 2010
    I don't think it was the best of ideas to have the blue coins on there.

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