Clever ‘Mario Maker’ Fan Adds Desperately Missed Feature: World Maps

When I think about old Mario games, one of the first things that comes to mind are those beautiful world maps. The hypnotic bouncing of sprites, the highly underrated musical bops. The world map, introduced in Super Mario Bros 3. and a franchise staple ever since, is a way for Nintendo to weave a connective tissue between levels, and give them a thematic framing. It’s also not something that’s in Super Mario Maker or it’s sequel—officially, anyway.

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They should allow people to create world maps both to link their own levels together and to curate levels they enjoy. Dreams allows users to curate groups of levels and it’s a really nice feature.

They won’t, but they should.