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The Super Mario Bros. Fragrance Collection Made Us Wonder What Bowser Smells Like

It’s hard not to be curious about the lives of your favorite video game characters. What do they do when they’re not off fighting monsters or saving the world? While old video game instruction manuals provided the occasional morsel, one of the most interesting tidbits we’ve discovered came from a little-remembered piece of merchandise: The Super Mario Bros. Fragrance Collection. Released in Japan in 2014, the collection consisted of four scents that represented four of Nintendo’s most famous characters: Mario, Luigi, Peach, and Bowser. Most of the scents featured in the collection weren’t too surprising. The Luigi cologne had a manly musk scent, and, to the shock of no one, the Peach fragranced smelled like peaches. Mario and Bowser are where things get interesting.…

SPB Episode 71: 2018 Year End Special

While 2018 wasn’t our most active year, we still have plenty of gaming memories to look back on. Sometimes it was a newly discovered game, and other times we were falling in love with old favorites all over again. For Tim, it was a questionable 80’s movie tie-in, while Andy finally understood why a classic Nintendo franchise is so universally beloved. Come along and join us for our fifth annual end of the year special! Top Ten Results:DNQ: Porky’s (Atari 2600)DNQ: Moonstone (Amiga)10. Greatest Nine 98 (Saturn)9. Energy Breaker (SNES)8. Computer War (TI-99/4A)7. Cybernator (SNES)6. Knight’s Lore (Amstrad CPC)5. Dragon Breed (Arcade)4. Captain Commando (Arcade)3. Alien Brigade (Atari 7800)2. Full Throttle (PC)1. Metroid: Zero Mission (GBA)…
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