Mario Guides Collection: Useful Threads and Resources

Calebyte

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Mario Guides Collection

INTRO

I've seen a lot of useful threads pop up here over the past year, and lot of them don't get the attention they deserve. They end up buried under other threads, forgotten forever. This thread will simply be a reference tool for important Mario guides and other resources.


GENERAL GUIDES

Mario's Metagame Analysis
by HeroMystic

In in depth explanation and analysis of Mario's metagame as a whole. A must-read for all Mario mains, newbies and veterans alike.

How to Play Mario: An Interactive Guide
by FireMario149

This excellent video guide by FireMario demonstrates how to use Mario's entire moveset, several advanced techniques, and also explores various gameplay strategies. Watch it now if you haven't already.

☆ ~ The Wing Cap ~ ☆
by FireMario149

The text version of FireMario's video guide.

New to Mario? Let's-a-go!
by A2ZOMG

Perhaps the most comprehensive Mario guide out there, this contains just about everything you need to know. Read this wall of text now!


MATCH-UPS & STAGES

The New Mario Match-Up Index
by Calebyte

A hub for current match-up discussion. Contains links to character-specific discussion threads, and summaries of each match-up.

Welcome to Mario Land: The Mario Stage Discussion
by Inferno3044

Stage discussion thread. Discuss stages here.

The Complete Mario Match-Up Thread
by Inferno3044

Contains a lot of discussion on every single matchup. A lot of great info here.


VIDEOS

The 2010 Mario Video Archives
by Kanzaki

Videos of Mario from 2010. Go watch them all!

The (not so) New Mario Video Thread Archive
by vato_break

Videos from 2009 and early 2010. This thread still isn't locked because we don't have a mod, so please don't go and bump it.

The Mario Brawl Video Archive
by Monk

Want to know what a 2008 Mario looks like? Look here. Again, for some reason this thread was never locked. It's just begging to be bumped, but don't do it!


TIPS & TRICKS

Insight on How I Play Mario
by vato_break

Vato, one of the most successful Mario mains, takes us through his mindset and strategy for playing Mario.

Mario's Priorities
by UberMario

Info on the priority of Mario's moves, and how to beat high-priority moves like Meta Knight's tornado.

Hey guys, use Up-B. All the time.
by XeroXen

XeroXen explains how Up-B, when properly executed, can be the winning move in Mario's arsenal. An informative and entertaining read.

Mario is not an aggro character.
by A2ZOMG

A2Z explains why it is best to avoid going aggro with Mario.

Mario's Ledge Options
by vato_break

Knowing your options on the ledge is important to succeeding as Mario. So read this.


:green: TECHNICAL INFO

The Hidden Block [Mario's Hitbox Repository]
by Toomai

Information on how the hitboxes work on each of Mario's moves. This is a must read for Mario mains. Toomai deserves a big shoutout for his work on this.

Extensive Mario Frame Data
by bobson

Mario's frame data. Check it out.

Frame data for Sliding Up-smash and other random things
by A2ZOMG

Find out how to input a sliding up-smash and other cool stuff.


:ness: NESS

What can Ness do about Mario's FLUDD?
by the Mario boards

Lol @ Ness.
 

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Thank you Calebyte for actually taking your time to make list! This is awesome! (Sorry if i accidentally bump this thread, but I had to say thanks!)
 
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