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Nov 19, 2015 1:43 AMRe: Sample, Guide, and Template
|Notes: This CS is just for silliness and showing how the CS format looks. No, I don't care that it's inaccurate and lame. Most of it is wiki copy-paste.
Full Name: Mario Mario
Human Male (Default)
Mario's basic appearance has changed little over the years: a short, stubby man wearing a hat with an 'M' on it, brown hair, black moustache, an abnormally large and bulbous nose, white gloves, and overalls. He normally wears blue overalls on top of a red shirt, but he originally wore red overalls on top of a blue shirt as in Donkey Kong (this is also how he looks in the three cartoon series). In the original Super Mario Bros video game, Mario wore a brown shirt and red overalls (although this is most likely due to hardware limitations at the time). He is sometimes described as being overweight, an instance which once was brought up in Super Mario 64.
Mario's outfit often changes to suit the game. For example, in Super Mario Strikers, (Mario Smash Football) Mario wears a football kit as opposed to overalls. In Super Mario Sunshine, a red T-shirt replaces Mario's usual long-sleeved shirt, and he could optionally put on sunglasses and a Hawaiian-style Shine Sprite shirt. In some games, Mario can transform into different forms, each with a different costume. In Super Mario Bros., he could collect a 'fire flower' which changed his overall costume into a red shirt and white overalls (although it was orange and red in the original NES version of Super Mario Bros. 3, and now the total opposite).
Oddly, Mario tosses on this suit and has a semi-transformation, looking like a pudgy little tanuki-teddy thing, though with his human face fully exposed. Given the degree of control of the tail, one wonders to what degree this is a suit, and to what degree it's a TF. The fur is brown, the body pudgy, the clothes absent... Crazy Japanese.
Skills and Abilities:
Mario has extensive hands-on experience with several varieties of jumping on people or throwing turtles at them.
Mario has extensive hands-on experience with several varieties of fucked-up weaponry.
Level of Education
Basic highschool, followed by carpentry and plumbing vocational programs, and then medical school... I hope.
Mario's given occupation is that of being a plumber. With the exceptions of Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga and the original Mario Bros., he is almost never seen carrying out his occupation in the games. Pipes have, however, remained a mode of transportation. Mario was most often seen plumbing during the animated series. He was very knowledgeable about tools and fixing pipes in the movie. In the original Donkey Kong games however, when Mario was called Jumpman, he was in fact a carpenter.
Beginning with the Dr. Mario series of puzzle games, which first debuted in 1990, Mario has been occasionally depicted as a medical physician as well. In 2001, Mario appeared in Dr. Mario 64, an updated version of the original puzzle game. Mario was in doctor form as a secret character in the Nintendo GameCube game Super Smash Bros. Melee, and in another updated version of the original, Dr. Mario Virus Buster for WiiWare. In the Game Boy title Mario's Picross, Mario was even depicted as an archaeologist.
His most time-consuming activity seems to be saving Princess Peach, the Mushroom Kingdom, and purging kingdoms from villains such as Bowser. As seen through character interactions in his role-playing games, Mario has achieved a level of fame among the kingdoms' populations due to his heroic deeds, as shown in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, where they are referred to as "superstars", or celebrities.
Mario earns most of his money through the profits from his Mario Toy Company, which produces Mini Mario figures. As of Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis, the company has expanded to include similar versions of other characters.
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The Mushroom Kingdom is a monarchy and its heir is Princess Peach in the games. The Chancellor of the kingdom is its head of government in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, however, he has not appeared since (however a Minister character appeared in Paper Mario.) Its capital, as set forth by Paper Mario, is Toad Town. Though Princess Peach and the Mario Brothers are human, the citizens of this area are the mushroom-like Toads
Mario first appeared in the arcade game Donkey Kong as a character named "Jumpman". The game was surprisingly successful. Mario later paired with his brother Luigi in another arcade game entitled Mario Bros. When the Nintendo Entertainment System was released, Super Mario Bros. was the launch title for it with Mario as the protagonist. "Jumpman", the protagonist of Donkey Kong, was called "Mario" in certain promotional materials for the game's release overseas.
With limited pixels and colors of the 8-bit NES, the games' programmers could not animate Mario's movement without making his arms "disappear". Making his shirt a solid color and giving him overalls fixed this. They also did not have the space to give him a mouth or ears, and they could not animate hair, which resulted in Mario getting a moustache, sideburns, and a cap to bypass these problems. Mario's creator, Shigeru Miyamoto, has stated when interviewed that Mario wears a cap because he finds it difficult to draw hair. Mario is currently voiced by Charles Martinet, who also voices Luigi, both their evil counterparts, Wario, Waluigi and other characters such as Toadsworth.
Mario has taken on the role of Nintendo's mascot and has since been extensively merchandised. Mario's major rival was Sega mascot Sonic the Hedgehog who debuted in 1991. The two mascots competed head-to-head for nearly a decade afterwards, until around 2001 when Sonic Adventure 2: Battle showed up on a Nintendo console due to Sega's new third party status, ending a lengthy rivalry. Mario and Sonic officially appeared together in a crossover sports game, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, and are together again in Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Brawl.
"Hidden" Background Information
HHis namesake was Mario Segali, the landlord of Nintendo of America's office, who barged in on a meeting to demand an overdue rent payment. Mario Segali was the owner of the first premises of the offices of Nintendo of America. In the time of its residence there, Nintendo of America was considering a name for its popular Jumpman. Jumpman was a carpenter with a red cap and a moustache. They realized that Mario Segali and Jumpman looked alike, so they changed the character's name to Mario.