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Episode 370: Super Mario Galaxy 2

In this cosmic episode, Karl & Will dive deep into one of the greatest video game soundtracks of all time: Super Mario Galaxy 2! The guys discuss why Mahito Yokota's sequel score is so incredible. Enjoy some of the finest VGM in this galaxy or any other!

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Super Mario Galaxy 2 - Mahito Yokota, Koji Kondo, Ryo Nagamatsu - Nintendo - Wii - 2010
-Cloudy Court Galaxy
-Unknown Star/The Starship Sails
-Yoshi Star Galaxy
-Starship Mario 1-3
-Cosmic Cove
-Sky Station Galaxy
-World 3
-Honeybloom Galaxy
-Freezy Flake Galaxy
-Bowser Jr.'s Fiery Flotilla
-Bowser's Lava Lair
-Bowser Battle
-Starshine Beach Galaxy
-Gobblegut
-Throwback Galaxy
-Space Storm Galaxy
-Melty Monster Galaxy
-World S
-Bowser's Galaxy Generator
-Fated Battle
-Staff Credits

Episode 354: Paper Mario

In this episode, Karl & Will explore the music of the Paper Mario series! Featuring music from 4 titles in the series, from the N64 to the 3DS, this playlist is full of zaniness and fun. The guys also discuss how this series stands apart from the mainline Mario series. Enjoy!

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Paper Mario - Yuka Tsujiyoko, Taishi Senda - Nintendo - N64 - 2000

-Story of the Stolen Spirits

-Princess in Distress

Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door - Yoshito Hirano, Yuka Tsujiyoko - Nintendo - Gamecube - 2004

-Petal Meadows

-Intro Story

-Main Theme

-Battle

-Lord Crump's Theme

-Twilight Town

-Doopliss Battle

-X-Naut Fortress

-We're Counting on You, Mario!

-Farewell, Rogueport

Super Paper Mario - Naoko Mitome & Chika Sekigawa - Nintendo - Wii - 2007

-Flipside

-The Evil Count Bleck

-The Ultimate Show (Final Battle)

Paper Mario: Sticker Star - Masanobu Matsunaga, Shoh Murakami, Yasuhisa Baba - Nintendo - 3DS - 2012

-Title Screen

-Sling a Thing

-The Enigmansion (Un-Haunted)

Episode 295: Super Mario Odyssey

For the final week of Nintendo Month 2017, the guys saved up a monster of an episode: Super Mario Odyssey! Released exactly one month ago from this episode's posting, this game is already being heralded as one of the best in the entire series. Karl & Will explore the incredibly exciting, diverse, and unforgettable score, led by newcomer Naoto Kubo. Enjoy some masterful Nintendo music!

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Super Mario Odyssey - Naoto Kubo, Shiho Fujii, Koji Kondo - Nintendo - Switch - 2017
-Jump Up, Super Star!
-Bonneton
-Fossil Falls
-Tostarena: Town
-Tostarena: Ruins
-Tostarena: Jaxi
-Steam Gardens
-Lake Lamode
-New Donk City: Daytime
-New Donk City: Cafe
-Bubblaine
-Shiveria: Town
-Mount Volbono: Town
-Ruined Dragon Battle
-Bowser's Castle 2
-Honeylune Ridge: Caves
-Bowser Battle 2
-Honeylune Ridge: Collapse
-Run, Jump, Throw! 1
-Peach's Castle
-Credits

Episode 267: Mario & Sonic at the Olympics

In this episode, the guys focus on the Sega series "Mario & Sonic at the Olympics." It may sound like a silly choice, but rest assured, this series has shockingly great music. Both remixes of classic tunes as well as originals. Enjoy some outstanding VGM you probably haven't heard.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games - Sega Digital Studio - Sega - Wii - 2009
-Title
-Snowboard Cross
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games - Sega Digital Studio - Sega - Wii - 2011
-Staff Roll
-Uneven Bars
-Dream Spacewalk
Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games - Sega Digital Studio - Sega - Wii U - 2013
-Bowser's Galaxy Generator
-Buoy Base Galaxy
-Super Mario World Main Theme
-Sherbet Land
-Slider (Super Mario 64)
-Windy Hill Zone
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Winter Games - Sega Digital Studio - Sega - Wii U/3DS - 2015
-Copacabana Beach
-Rhythmic Gymnastics (Super Bell Hill)
-Barra
-Beach Volleyball
-Football
-Rosalina in the Observatory
-DK Island Swing
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games - Masamichi Amano - Sega - Wii - 2007
-Opening

Episode 243: Super Mario Bros. Trilogy

For week 3 of Nintendo Month '16, the guys present one of their most epic episodes of all time: Super Mario Bros. Trilogy! Spotlighting on the first 3 NES soundtracks, the Bros. go in-depth to analyze why the music to these 3 games will live on forever.

Super Mario Bros. - Koji Kondo - Nintendo - NES - 1985
-Overworld
-Underground
-Underwater
-Starman
-Castle
Super Mario Bros. 2 - Koji Kondo - Nintendo - NES - 1988
-Title Screen
-Character Select
-Overworld
-Underground
-Birdo
-Ending
Super Mario Bros. 3 - Koji Kondo - Nintendo - NES - 1990
-Map 1: Grass Land
-Overworld
-Warp Zone
-Fortress
-Athletic
-Underwater
-Hammer Bros.
-Airship
-Boss Battle
-Falling From the Sky
-Bowser Battle
-Ending
-Map 4: Giant Land

Episode 107: Super Mario 3D World

In this very exciting episode, Karl & Will showcase on one of the best soundtracks of 2013: Super Mario 3D World! The guys take an in-depth look at what makes this soundtrack so stellar. Also, this episode is exciting because the guys unveil a brand-new monthly segment on the podcast: Marty's Corner!

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Super Mario 3D World – Mahito Yokota, Toru Minegishi, Yasuaki Iwata & Koji Kondo – Nintendo – Wii U – 2013
-Title Screen
-To the Sprixie Kingdom
-Super Bell Hill
-Switch Scramble Circus
-Double Cherry Pass
-Sprixies’ Theme
-Shifty Boo Mansion
-The Bullet Bill Express
-Hisstocrat
-Footlight Lane
-Sprawling Savannah
-Athletic/Sunshine Seaside
-Hands-On Hall
-Snowball Park
-Fuzzy Time Mine
-World 6
-Lava Lake
-World Bowser
-Battle on the Great Tower 1
-Bowser’s Lava Lake Keep
-Star World
-Staff Roll