I just noticed this. Mario doesn't talk that much. Why's that?

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2 years ago#1
He never says things apart from "its a me Mario" or something else.
What's up with that?
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2 years ago#2
This is why:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3w2fi_f5OLY
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2 years ago#3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_8L08ofQI4

Mario interview. He talks. A LOT.

HIS GRAMMAR IS TERRIBLE.
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2 years ago#4
In most Mario games there isn't really a need for dialogue. In games where dialogue is crucial, like the Mario RPGs, Mario takes the role of the silent protagonist, akin to Gordon Freeman or Link.
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2 years ago#5
Let's be honest...

"Oh yeah! Mario time!" is the worst dialogue in the history of video games. Even worse than "All your base."

Would you really want to see more gems like that?

I didn't think so.
2 years ago#6
A. He sounds disappointingly normal.

B. He sounds really racist.

Pick one.
2 years ago#7
ShadowSkill11 posted...
A. He sounds disappointingly normal.

B. He sounds really racist.

Pick one.


lmfao both.
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2 years ago#8
Because for a story with the complexity of "the princess got captured, go save her", dialogue isn't really needed.

Specific to the RPGs, it's for the same reason lots of main characters are silent. It's so the player can imagine it's them, and fill in their own reactions to what is happening.
2 years ago#9
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0S109h7Gjcw

Go to 32 seconds for chatty Mario.
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