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Mario 64 standee From the N64's launch in 1997

Jul 17 at 5:36:17 PM
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I've had this Mario for about 20 years, I've never seen another one online before, I saved it from an Electronics Boutique game store in the U.K. just before they threw it out.
Has anyone else seen another example? He's about 5 feet tall.


 

Jul 17 at 5:41:04 PM
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Never seen one before but I don't really look much.

Pretty sweet given the size of the damn thing.

Jul 17 at 5:51:52 PM
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Lol Mario shown at actual size.

Jul 17 at 5:56:56 PM
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Never seen one. But I glad you were able to preserve it for so long.

Jul 17 at 6:16:41 PM
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Originally posted by: ne$_pimp

Never seen one. But I glad you were able to preserve it for so long.
+1

My StarCraft standee hasn't faired so well...   

Jul 17 at 6:21:42 PM
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Originally posted by: JCE3000GT
 
Originally posted by: ne$_pimp

Never seen one. But I glad you were able to preserve it for so long.
+1

My StarCraft standee hasn't faired so well...   
Mind linking a photo of it? O__o

 

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Jul 17 at 6:48:04 PM
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Wait. You're in the USA but Mario 64 launched on September 29th, 1996 in the USA. What other game could it have been promoting? IIRC, I got Mario Kart 64 at launch in February of 1997 (pretty close). Next major one was Star Fox 64.

Jul 17 at 6:50:33 PM
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Originally posted by: CZroe

Wait. You're in the USA but Mario 64 launched on September 29th, 1996 in the USA. What other game could it have been promoting? IIRC, I got Mario Kart 64 at launch in February of 1997 (pretty close). Next major one was Star Fox 64.
He says he got it in the UK, the release date there was March 1st 1997.

 

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Jul 17 at 6:53:25 PM
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That is so rad. Great collection piece!

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Jul 17 at 6:57:12 PM
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Originally posted by: buttheadrulesagain
 
Originally posted by: CZroe

Wait. You're in the USA but Mario 64 launched on September 29th, 1996 in the USA. What other game could it have been promoting? IIRC, I got Mario Kart 64 at launch in February of 1997 (pretty close). Next major one was Star Fox 64.
He says he got it in the UK, the release date there was March 1st 1997.
Really cool that this came with him, then.  

 

Jul 17 at 7:00:18 PM
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Originally posted by: CZroe
 
Originally posted by: buttheadrulesagain
 
Originally posted by: CZroe

Wait. You're in the USA but Mario 64 launched on September 29th, 1996 in the USA. What other game could it have been promoting? IIRC, I got Mario Kart 64 at launch in February of 1997 (pretty close). Next major one was Star Fox 64.
He says he got it in the UK, the release date there was March 1st 1997.
Really cool that this came with him, then.  

I can attest that there are a lot of members that are from "Alabama" that do not live within the USA.  
 

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Jul 17 at 7:17:25 PM
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Jul 17 at 7:26:13 PM
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Definitely a euro exclusive, that's why we haven't seen it.

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Jul 17 at 8:16:51 PM
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Originally posted by: 1337bcc1991
 
Originally posted by: JCE3000GT
 
Originally posted by: ne$_pimp

Never seen one. But I glad you were able to preserve it for so long.
+1

My StarCraft standee hasn't faired so well...   
Mind linking a photo of it? O__o

 

I'll take a pic of it in a little bit.  I'd love to sell it but no idea what it's worth even in this condition.  


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PM sent.


Edited: 07/17/2017 at 08:47 PM by JCE3000GT

Jul 17 at 10:21:10 PM
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why is mario so pissed?

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Jul 18 at 4:05:48 PM
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Disapproving Mario disapproves

Jul 18 at 4:47:24 PM
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Originally posted by: acidjaguar
 
Originally posted by: CZroe
 
Originally posted by: buttheadrulesagain
 
Originally posted by: CZroe

Wait. You're in the USA but Mario 64 launched on September 29th, 1996 in the USA. What other game could it have been promoting? IIRC, I got Mario Kart 64 at launch in February of 1997 (pretty close). Next major one was Star Fox 64.
He says he got it in the UK, the release date there was March 1st 1997.
Really cool that this came with him, then.  

I can attest that there are a lot of members that are from "Alabama" that do not live within the USA.  
 


Yeah. It just means the member never set their location or something.

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Jul 18 at 7:11:56 PM
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Originally posted by: LaC

why is mario so pissed?

The render makes more sense in the context of the Japanese box art:

 

Jul 18 at 8:39:50 PM
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That's a neat find. I have a star fox assault one that's seen better days i'd love to finish but someone wanted 50.00 alone for the arwing on top. I wish more of us could have saved these things over the years. Especially back when my mom worked at kmart in the 90s.

Jul 18 at 11:39:00 PM
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Now all you need to find is Bowser

Jul 19 at 12:03:29 AM
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Originally posted by: Ichinisan

Originally posted by: acidjaguar
 
Originally posted by: CZroe
 
Originally posted by: buttheadrulesagain
 
Originally posted by: CZroe

Wait. You're in the USA but Mario 64 launched on September 29th, 1996 in the USA. What other game could it have been promoting? IIRC, I got Mario Kart 64 at launch in February of 1997 (pretty close). Next major one was Star Fox 64.
He says he got it in the UK, the release date there was March 1st 1997.
Really cool that this came with him, then.  

I can attest that there are a lot of members that are from "Alabama" that do not live within the USA.  
 


Yeah. It just means the member never set their location or something.



Alabama is the first state alphabetically, so it's the default

Jul 19 at 12:08:30 AM
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Originally posted by: Allegro
 
Originally posted by: LaC

why is mario so pissed?

The render makes more sense in the context of the Japanese box art:

 
That's actually Shindoh (Rumble Pak) Edition, which my brother happens to be playing right now.

 
https://i.imgur.com/e7jeA2G.jpg...

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Edited: 07/19/2017 at 12:12 AM by CZroe

Jul 19 at 12:31:40 AM
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Originally posted by: CZroe
 
Originally posted by: Allegro
 
Originally posted by: LaC

why is mario so pissed?

The render makes more sense in the context of the Japanese box art:

 
That's actually Shindoh (Rumble Pak) Edition, which my brother happens to be playing right now.

 
https://i.imgur.com/e7jeA2G.jpg

UltraHDMI FTW!

I should have known someone would bother to correct me and tell me that was the rumble pack ready re-release (sounds like a tongue twister waiting to happen).