The Ultimate Strategy Guide to Super Mario Bros

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Christmas morning, 1985. Under the Christmas tree you spy that Santa has left you the hottest gift of the year — a brand new Nintendo Entertainment System! Like other kids that year you spend a couple of hours running around haphazardly in Super Mario Bros, trying to figure out which pipes you can go down and where all the secret coin boxes are hidden. Just think, if you had owned a copy of this book back then, you wouldn’t have to spend all that time searching for secrets!

Complete with level layouts and lots of tips, this book is guaranteed to let you in on some of the game’s most guarded secrets. There’s only one problem with the book — it came out in 1990, five years after the game was released.


One Response to The Ultimate Strategy Guide to Super Mario Bros

  1. I imagine this to be the Chinese Democracy of game guides…the author laboring over every word and phrase until it’s “perfect”, long missing it’s relevancy “sell-by date”…

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