Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door | The Game That Defines Adventure Rules

Today may be Turkey Day in the United States, but for me something else special is going on today – my post in the Normal Happenings “Games That Define Us” series! I shared my thoughts on Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, a game which has stayed in my number one spot for over a decade and that introduced me to positive online communities for the first time. Once you’re done checking out my article, be sure to go and see all the other games which have been covered as part of the project!

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Paper Mario music is subtle, relaxing… and underrated.

The Games That Define Us features carefully chosen music and remixes from the franchise of the game represented. Music is a key component of sharing the emotions one feels about a game, so we hope you will press the play button if you’re in a position to do so. 

introductionJust a brief summary if this is your first time here: This collaboration is a 34-day long adventure through video games. Each piece is its own unique audiovisual experience, complete with artwork, designs, music, and (most importantly) amazing works of prose by brilliant bloggers around the world. This adventure will take you through nostalgia, joy, ambition, self-discovery, regret, anxiety, frustration, mourning, and every human experience in between. Video games exist as fragments on the timeline of our lives, and each one of us have chosen the adventure…

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