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    Flipside Arcade FAQ by MoPete_007

    Version: 1.03 | Updated: 06/28/07 | Search Guide | Bookmark Guide

    Super Paper Mario
    Flipside Arcade FAQ
    V 1.03
    Copyright 2007 Aaron Peterson
    Note that the following FAQ may contain spoilers or other information that new
    players to Super Paper Mario may not want to see. Only read this FAQ if you are
    certain you have no objection to having any information from the game divulged.
    World 0: Welcome To Warp Zone! (AKA Contents)
    (Hint: To find what you're looking for quickly, use the Find Feature on your 
    Browser and look for the respective world.
         World 1: Getting There
              1-1: Where's the Arcade?
              1-2: Where's the Gold Card?
         World 2: The Games
              2-1: Forget Me Not
              2-2: Mansion Patrol
              2-3: Tilt Island
              2-4: Hammer Whacker
         World 3: High Score Land
              3-1: Forget Me Not
              3-2: Mansion Patrol
              3-3: Tilt Island
              3-4: Hammer Whacker
         World 4: Flipside Tokens
              3-1: What are Flipside Tokens?
              3-2: How to get Flipside Tokens
              3-3: The Prize List
         World 5: Closing Stuff
              4-1: Contact Information
              4-2: Versions List
              4-3: Legal Stuff
    World 1: Getting There
    World 1-1: Where's the Arcade?
    To find the Arcade, you must have the ability to flip dimensions. (Earned in 
    Chapter 1-1 of the game.) Take the Down Elevators in Flipside until you get to
    Floor B1. Right beside the elevator should be a building with a picture of a
    cup on it. This is the Beveragatorium. After going inside the Beveragatorium,
    dimension-flip to reveal a hallway leading through the back. Go through it to
    find a pipe. Enter the pipe, and you've found the arcade!
    World 1-2: Gold Card?
    The Gold Card is an Important Item required to play the Arcade Game Hammer
    Whacker. You need to have access to Flopside in order to get it. To do so,
    enter the Flopside Beveragatorium (Floor B1 of Flopside) and dimension-flip to
    reveal the back hallway. In the back is a pair of treasure boxes, one of which
    contains the Gold Card. Simply talk to InterChet after going back to the
    Flipside Arcade, and he'll give you access to Hammer Whacker.
    World 2: What are The Games?
    World 2-1: Forget Me Not
    Cost: 10 Flipside Tokens
    How to Play: Point the Wii Remote at the Screen and select cards. Match pairs
    to score points. Match every pair to advance to the next round. Turn over an
    unmatching pair and you get a miss. Get three misses in one round and the game
    is over. Clear 30 levels for a victory! (Thanks, Bootymaster!)
    Match a Pair: 6000
    Uncover an Item: 3000
    Mushroom: Removes a Miss from your total.
    Flower: (If you've seen this item in this game, e-mail me and tell me what it
    Star: Gives you another look at the unflipped cards.
    1) Try to focus on one, maybe two, pairs when the game starts.
    2) The cards will switch places as the round goes on, so pay attention. 
    3) Take advantage of the second glance a Star gives you.
    4) *WARNING: CHEATER ALARM* Use the Home Button to freeze the screen to give
    yourself a chance to see all the cards. (Thanks, Clement Shimizu!)
    World 2-2: Mansion Patrol
    Cost: 10 Flipside Tokens
    How to Play: Point the Wii Remote at the screen. Move the cursor to aim and
    press A to shoot. Blast the Boos before they get to you to score points. Blast
    a lot of Boos in a row without missing to score more points! If a Boo gets too
    close, it will attack, costing you a life. Lose all your lives and the game is
    over. Clear 10 levels and you win! (Thanks, sentinal10!)
    Boo/Dark Boo: 400 points
    Nice: 480
    Good: 560
    Great: 640
    Wonderful: 720
    Excellent: 800
    Big Boo: 5000
    Nice: 6000
    Good: 7000
    Great: 8000
    Wonderful: 9000
    Excellent: 10000
    Save Toad: 3000 + Item
    Shoot Toad: -1000
    Items: Sometimes a Boo will fly across the screen, holding Toad. Shoot the Boo
    to save Toad, and he'll reward you with an item.
    Mushroom: Adds one life to your total remaining.
    Flower: 10 seconds of Autofire.
    Star: Stuns all on-screen ghosts temporarily.
    1) Don't shoot spontaneously! Stringing together chains nets higher scores!
    2) Save Toad every time you get the chance. The items he gives you are well
    worth it. 
    3) Dark (purple) Boos start appearing in Round 2, and are faster than the
    white ones. Focus on them first.
    4) Big Boos start appearing in Round 3. They are slow, but they take a lot of
    shots to take down, and their size can often cover the approach of several
    other Boos. Stay alert!
    5) Your chain will not be disrupted when the Auto-Fire Power-up is active. So
    sweep the screen!
    6) When a Boo covers its eyes, it's about to attack. You still have a chance
    to shoot it and stop the attack.
    World 2-3: Tilt Island
    Cost: 10 Flipside Tokens
    How To Play: Hold the Remote Sideways (the way you always do in the game) and
    tilt it to move your character left or right. Catch falling desserts for
    points. Collect enough desserts to advance to the next round. Get hit by a
    falling monster or tilt yourself off the island, and you'll lose a life. Lose
    all three lives, and the game is over. Clear 20 Levels and you win the game!
    (Thanks, Cameron Leatham!)
    Peach: 4000
    Orange Juice: 5000
    Fruity Sundae: 7000
    Items: 3000
    While Spinning:
    Knock away a Square Pig: 1000
    Knock away a Spiny Egg: 1500
    Knock away a Thwomp: 2000
    Items: Items randomly fall out of the sky. Catch them and their effects
    activate immediately.
    Mushroom: Adds an Extra Life to your total.
    Flower: Your character starts spinning, and can knock away monsters for
    Star: Clears all Monsters from the Screen.
    1) Don't use Bowser, unless you like a challenge.
    2) Get all of the same desserts to double your score for the round. (Thanks
    for reminding me, kgb!)
    3) Don't tilt the remote any more than you need to.
    4) There's no time limit, and no penalty for misses, so don't be afraid to
    let some go.
    World 2-4: Hammer Whacker
    Cost: 20 Flipside Tokens (Gold Card required to play: See World 1-2)
    How to Play: Hold the Wii Remote vertically, and swing the remote down to
    swing the hammer to whack the shells kicked at you by the Striker Koopa.
    Whack all the shells to score points. Get hit and you lose a life. Lose all
    three lives, and your game is over. Clear 100 Levels and you win the game!
    (Thanks cutaia!)
    Scoring: Scoring is based on how close you let the shell get before whacking
    Nice: 7000 points
    Good: 8000 points
    Great: 10,000 points
    Wonderful: 12,000 points
    Excellent: 15,000 points
    You must hit ALL the shells in the round to score ANY points.
    1) How fast the Striker Koopa kicks them has no impact on how fast they get
    to you. So you can't really judge the timing based on how fast he kicks them.
    Just keep your eyes open.
    2) It is perfectly possible to get a decent score even with a long string of
    "Nices," so just develop a timing pattern that you're comfortable with.
    3) It's best to swing the remote with your wrist, as this reduces the recovery
    time, which is necessary in some cases.
    4) The shell pattern you see in a round may not repeat itself if you fail.
    World 3: High Score Land!
    Got an incredibly awesome score in one of the arcade games that you want
    to show to the world? Send it in and I'll post it here!
    Here are the rules, so read them carefully.
    1) Please be honest. I obviously can't confirm every submitted score, but any
    e-mails with "straight 9 scores" will be immediately discarded.
    2) If you want to confirm your score, do so with a screenshot.
    3) Only submit one in if it qualifies for the list.
    4) Do not monopolize all the records. Just pick one game. Please.
    5) Only the Top 5 Scores I recieve will be posted.
    6) Use the Subject "Flipside Arcade (Insert Game Name Here) High Score."
    Use the format, "Name you want posted, Score, Date"
    If the score has a * beside it, it's been confirmed with a Screenshot.
    World 3-1: Forget Me Not
    1) 1,062,000 by Clement Shimizu on 05/01/2007
    2) 1,035,000* by ChickieBun on 06/20/2007
    3) 972,000 by Woyak on 05/31/2007
    4) 107,000 by Bootymaster on 04/27/2007
    World 3-2: Mansion Patrol
    1) 1,354,000 by a very insistant person on 05/19/07
    2) 1,262,840 by lithy on 5/12/2007
    3) 1,115,320* by Sushin on 05/11/2007
    4) 1,098,640 by Mo-Pete on 05/16/2007
    5) 1,059,320 by deadhand2790 on 04/28/2007
    World 3-3: Tilt Island
    1) 1,831,500* by Patrigon on 06/05/2007
    2) 1,741,500* by Jerbil on 06/08/2007
    3) 1,303,000* by StrykerStu on 05/19/2007
    4) 1,122,000* by Songfighter on 05/10/2007
    5) 1,091,500 by Marlito on 05/11/2007
    World 3-4: Hammer Whacker
    1) 2,562,000* by Maxrpg on 06/08/2007
    2) 2,511,000* by Kythlyn on 05/07/2007
    3) 2,286,000 by Barry on 05/26/2007
    4) 2,272,000* by mikeykun_apc on 05/27/07
    5) 2,249,000 by Matt on 06/28/07
    World 4: Flipside Tokens
    World 4-1: What are Flipside Tokens?
    Flipside Tokens are a special currency usable only in the Flipside Arcade.
    Flipside Tokens are needed to play the arcade games, and can also be earned
    in the Arcade and exchanged for prizes.
    World 4-2: How to get Flipside Tokens.
    There are two methods of getting Flipside Tokens.
    1) Purchase Tokens off of InterChet.
    1 Token - 3 Coins
    5 Tokens - 15 Coins
    10 Tokens - 30 Coins
    50 Tokens - 150 Coins
    2) Win Tokens in the Arcade Games
    All the Arcade Machines have a payout. You will earn one Flipside Token for
    every 10,000 points you score in any game.
    World 4-3: Prize List
    Other than paying to play the games, Flipside Tokens can also be traded for
    awesome prizes!
    Mystery Box - 5 Tokens
    Catch Card - 10 Tokens
    Shooting Star - 75 Tokens
    Ultra Shroom Shake - 150 Tokens
    Whacko Bump - 500 Tokens
    Amazy Dayzee Card - 500 Tokens
    HP Plus - 2500 Tokens
    Power Plus - 2500 Tokens
    World 5: Closing Stuff
    World 5-1: Contact Information.
    Know something I don't? Have a comment or question about my guide? 
    Want to show the world your awesome score in one of these games?
    You can reach me by e-mail at apeterson (at) rtkmusic (dot) ho8 (dot) com.
    I accept information not included in this FAQ, including item usage, and in 
    some cases, tips of your own, as well as suggestions to improve this FAQ. I
    also accept entries that qualify for the High Score List. If it's not
    anything listed above, I probably will just delete it.
    World 4-2: Versions List:
    04/15/2007: Uploaded Version 0.95
    04/17/2007: Version 0.97
    04/22/2007: Version 0.99
    04/26/2007: Version 0.995
    05/02/2007: Version 1.02
    05/07/2007: Version 1.03
    World 4-3: Legal Stuff
    This FAQ is Copyright 2007 Aaron Peterson and is posted on the following
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    It is posted for the private, personal use of users of the preceeding 
    web site(s). It may not be placed on any web site or otherwise distributed 
    publicly without advance written permission. Use of this guide on any other 
    website or as a part of any public display is prohibited, and a violation of 
    copyright laws.
    Super Paper Mario and all other trademarks and copyrights contained in this
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