Yoshi's Island reflected on Metal Mario

Espyo

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Pardon me if I read wrong or something, but I'm really sure that some time ago, SSBM gamers divided in two sides: the ones that said that Metal Mario reflected Yoshi's Island, and other that said it wasn't. To resolve the question, I loaded SSBM on the Dolphin emulator. After getting the Metal Mario trophy there, I used Dolphin's texture dump feature. The result was that the following texture is the one being reflected of of Mario:

So yeah, that pretty much looks like Yoshi's Island to me. Discuss.
 

DippnDots

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Now the two sides can act as one, the smash community is finally unified. Hail Espyo


But seriously that's pretty neat :p
 

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This is probably just one of the greatest threads made because of it's randomness, straight forwardness, and lack of stupid all at the same time.

Astonished.
 

DippnDots

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Now I'm just curious as to why they chose to reflect that stage instead of.. well.. anything else?
 

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I didn't know this

Very cool


I don't see what the point is of reflecting anything off Metal Mario though. Maybe someone did it as a joke.
 

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I didn't know this

Very cool


I don't see what the point is of reflecting anything off Metal Mario though. Maybe someone did it as a joke.
I'm guessing that when they took the snapshot for Metal Mario's image, they put him on Yoshi's Island, for whatever reason.
 

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Well at least it was on Yoshi's Island and not some non-related place like... Poke Floats (although that would be hilarious).

Nice find, man.
 

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Now I'm just curious as to why they chose to reflect that stage instead of.. well.. anything else?
Well, by using a reflected image they get a more realistic and amazing texture then using a plain silver. So by using Yoshi's Island, it looks neater AND you get an easter egg. Double the awesomeness! :D

@Zijin: I'm so glad. I've been trapped for years!
 

Espyo

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Most of you say that you're jawdropped. I'M jawdropped!
But seriously, the first post (excepting the one on the introductions) I make in an year or so, about something I REALLY thought it would be locked on sight for being incredibly old, and now it's near being stickied. (Personally, I don't think this deserves a sticky, but thanks :p)

In SSBM, there's also another Easter Egg on a trophy, and I'm thinking Samus'. Once I find it, I'll post it here.
 

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no, we don't need stupid stickies. This is useless information. Interesting, but useless.

as awesome as KK's thread was, it doesn't really need a stick either, the character threads should just go ahead and sticky those ^_^ especially the Kirby boards.
 

Espyo

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After snooping around, I found that the Metroid trophy had another reflected texture (I knew it was a trophy about Samus!)
Alas, it's not what I expected: the first part of Brinstar, where you "land" from the elevator. (Left: Morph Ball, right: KTXHBAI)

I played Zero Mission, not the original, and honestly, I didn't play it to see the surroundings one by one. Can anyone tell me what is it?
 

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After snooping around, I found that the Metroid trophy had another reflected texture (I knew it was a trophy about Samus!)
Alas, it's not what I expected: the first part of Brinstar, where you "land" from the elevator. (Left: Morph Ball, right: KTXHBAI)

I played Zero Mission, not the original, and honestly, I didn't play it to see the surroundings one by one. Can anyone tell me what is it?
Look @ the top of the tank.
 

betterthanbonds9

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After snooping around, I found that the Metroid trophy had another reflected texture (I knew it was a trophy about Samus!)
Alas, it's not what I expected: the first part of Brinstar, where you "land" from the elevator. (Left: Morph Ball, right: KTXHBAI)

I played Zero Mission, not the original, and honestly, I didn't play it to see the surroundings one by one. Can anyone tell me what is it?
what trophy is that one from?
 

Grunt

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After snooping around, I found that
the Metroid trophy had another reflected texture (I knew it was a trophy about Samus!)
Alas, it's not what I expected: the first part of Brinstar, where you "land" from the elevator. (Left: Morph Ball, right: KTXHBAI)

I played Zero Mission, not the original, and honestly, I didn't play it to see the surroundings one by one. Can anyone tell me what is it?
what trophy is that one from?
Ah...It's on the tip of my tongue.
 
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