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Notes on "Super Mario 3D World"

Some pro, old school Mario fans might be interested in the following notes I took on this game.

To power up when in World 2 and beyond -- assuming you have no mushroom house easily available -- port back to World 1 via the map and visit levels 1 and 2 for cat suits and fire flowers, respectively.The princess as a cat is the most powerful character in Mario history because she retains her ability to float.You can now exit any level from the pause screen, but only with your feet on the ground. No more pausing and saving your life seconds before dropping into the abyss.The game saves automatically after every level and even after even every mushroom house. Thusly:Your only opportunity to "reset" after getting hosed by a mushroom house is to go to the Wii U Menu before leaving the mushroom house or the game will save the loss when you exit. Same goes for the golden train, although the houses and train do reappear after some time. If you lose a bunch of lives on one level, reset v…