Good evening to all you good Shackers out there. Another summer holiday weekend is right around the corner but before I leave the office for a few days, I want to make some more progress with skankcore64. This is an on-going project that I've started to finish every game released for the Nintendo 64 in my home region of North America. Don't miss a minute of the action when it starts later tonight at 9 p.m. PT / 12 a.m. ET.
Episode 71 - The people person's paper people
Tonight after the Stevetendo show, I'll have more retro Nintendo goodness in store with the continuation of Paper Mario. I started Paper Mario on the previous episode of skankcore64 after finally getting Mace: The Dark Age out of my way. I wanted to embark on a proper adventure again since I haven't tackled a large-scale game in a little while. The N64 isn't home to many RPGs and I've already finished one of its most iconic, if not lackluster, role-playing games when I conquered Quest 64.
Paper Mario is an entirely new game for me, as I was playing more PC games by the time it was released in 2001. I did pick up its fantastic and critically-acclaimed sequel on the GameCube with The Thousand Year Door and most every entry after that. However, I never experienced the original Paper Mario and I'm excited to finally play through the start of this long-running franchise. I'm headed to the Koopa Bros. Fortress in search of the first Star Spirit, so the adventure is just getting started! Watch along as I embark on this new journey with the embedded viewer above or really do it for Shacknews and stop by our official Twitch channel.
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