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"Spending just a measly hour with this miserable, cancer-of-the-brain-inducing game is like going naked hot-tubbing with Rush Limbaugh as your parents cheer and snap photos. I didn't think it was humanly possible for this series to get any worse than it was, but this entry wailed on my unmentionables until they were well past black and blue." - Andrew Reiner, Game Informer issue #128.
If the above quote doesn't spell it out for you clearly enough, Mario Party has a long history of being the most despised series at Game Informer. Hell, Nintendo even sent us a sarcastic plaque commemorating our sheer hatred. I knew it would be a rough experiment, but I rounded up Adam, Matt, and Joe to play through an entire round with me. I also completely forgot how long these rounds are, resulting in our longest Replay ever and the eternal hatred of my co-workers. Check out our misery below.
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Before I even watch this be it right now or tomorrow morning, I have to say I'm glad you picked this. By just reading that tiny blurb on the front page I know this will be something special. Oh man I'm excited.
Awesome!! lol at the "adam is flaccid" tag! Keep up the great and funny Replays!
Waiting for this to load is so awesome. I'm not complaining since my arthropod nightmares woke me up again.
I watched the whole thing. For the whole hour and a half of watching I was like why isn't "joe loves mario party" a tag? But I see you were way ahead of me. I must say the last minute of the video, is video evidence of why you could lose your job lol.
All the rage in this one episode probably beat out all of the other episodes combined. If you do another Mario Party Replay bring back the winner of this episode, Dan, and two new people. (It needs to be twenty turns for maximum hilarity.) I hope you don't get fired for this Dan because it was pretty awesome.
Back in the day I agree with you Mario Party was pretty fun. Though I never touched the actual board game if I didn't have to cause that was terrible. The sole joy of the game was the minigames. The cool ones you guys played from this one were the Tetris one and the one with the bouncing balls one. (This one had some of the best minigames, and a lot of dumb roulette ones also)
MP3 I think was the best so it can only get worse if you do another one. I think the odd numbered games were significantly better than the even number ones so stick with those. If you play a later one be sure to check out the extra modes if they are unlocked, hockey and basketball were great. Oh and one of the games had an 8 player mode I remember. It would be a Replay first if you got 8 people all playing at the same time. Make it happen Dan. (please)
I have to say that I was absolutely captivated at every single step of this game, and I would've been absolutely heartbroken if I didn't see who won.
In the future, should you play some inexplicably painful game, I MUST know who wins. I MUST see it through to the end. EVERY. TIME.
Joe's suffering makes my heart smile. =)
The Wa brothers did well! Should of still had a replay roulette, just had it been of Mario Party 2 lol
best replay ever Wa Bros for the win
one of the best replays EVER!!!! the combination of sheer disdain/hatred for the game versus Dan's enjoyment made for a great episode! I'm also digging the extended length of the replay
should do SNES Biker Mice from Mars for a future replay
Also should do a SUPER REPLAY of Mario Party 7, that way you can play it for longer and with 8 people!
This was the most hysterical and hilarious replay to date. As anger inducing as it may be, the pure hatred made it that much funnier to watch. Mario Party has always been infuriating for me too. My friends would make me sit in as the fourth player and I would mostly just heckle them to make it more fun.
Well Dan, I was going to guess Mario Party as the replay.
Next Replay/Super Replay should be BATTLETOADS!
I cant believe i just watched that entire thing...
Ive been waiting over 15 minutes for it to load and I still got nothing, what should I do?
That. Was. AWESOME!
These were my favorite parts...
20:13 - "Why did anyone ever like this game?...Nintendo is not responsible for me enjoying playing games with my friends."
21:31 - "Me zoning out playing Mario Party is NOT a problem."
24:03 - "This is like cooperative sk**ting."
28:20 - "You leave Lumines out of this!"
35:05 - The character animation for Baby Bowser Broadside (Cannon Humping).
38:11 - "You guys are suckers, AKA We know how to read."
39:32 - Swinging with Sharks"
41:39 - "Do you like to tease... or is that 'fease'?"
46:23 - "Did I say Interactive? I meant 'stupid'."
50:35 - "How could I bring a child into this world?"
55:38 - "I wanna die."
1:08:10 - "Wa Brothers"
"DON'T SAY THAT"
1:14:30 - Bowser Toss
1:19:49 - "I'll stuff your crust."
I swear, you're the only people on the *** planet who don't like these games. And for that, I say "Screw you".
I LOVE THIS SERIES!
This should be hilarious! .... But sad. I love Mario Party ;_; You guys are gonna kill me.
Dan, you're an idiot.
but.....but......i love mario party ;.;