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The Daily Mario, Epilogue: Once More, With Feeling

As the Super Mario Maker review servers go offline, Jeremy says farewell to many hours of work with a final tribute to the Mario game Nintendo forgot to include.

The Daily Mario, Day 9: Crowdsourcing Toward Excellence

Your feedback turns an interesting but unrealized level concept into a near-finished work of art.

The Daily (?) Mario, Day 8: A Work-in-Progress

One does not simply throw together complex levels.

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The Daily Mario, Epilogue: Once More, With Feeling

As the Super Mario Maker review servers go offline, Jeremy says farewell to many hours of work with a final tribute to the Mario game Nintendo forgot to include.

The Daily Mario, Day 9: Crowdsourcing Toward Excellence

Your feedback turns an interesting but unrealized level concept into a near-finished work of art.

The Daily (?) Mario, Day 8: A Work-in-Progress

One does not simply throw together complex levels.

The Daily Mario, Day 7: "And on the Seventh Day..."

As all good creators should, Jeremy ends a week of Super Mario Maker by resting and reappraising his work so far. But did he see that it was good...?

The Daily Mario, Day 6: Back to Basics

Jeremy takes on the greatest challenge Super Mario Maker has to offer: Creating a level suitable to be a game's World 1-1.

The Daily Mario, Day 5: Dammed Souls

Take a break from thoughtful original levels for this hateful remake of one of the hardest stages ever to appear on NES.

The Daily Mario, Day 4: The Castle Indoctrination

Bowser makes his debut as Jeremy experiments with Super Mario Maker's castle toolset.

The Daily Mario, Day 3: Sea-nanigans

Can an amateur designer achieve the impossible: Create a fun underwater level design?

The Daily Mario, Day 2: Salvation Through Iteration

Design; test; fail; revise; test; fail; revise some more.

The Daily Mario, Day 1: He's So Basic

Jeremy begins his daily chronicle of learning to design great (even competent would be OK) levels in Super Mario Maker with the most fundamental of building blocks.