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  • roz123 23 Nov 2012 01:17:58 7,113 posts
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    http://www.edge-online.com/review/paper-mario-sticker-star-review/
    Edge review
  • Kay 3 Dec 2012 15:35:52 17,918 posts
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    Looks like Shopto already have this in stock. Anyone else pre-ordering?
  • Deleted user 3 December 2012 16:15:27
    Kay wrote:
    Looks like Shopto already have this in stock. Anyone else pre-ordering?
    Yep, had it pre-ordered for a while. Im actually managing to snag it for under a tenner by using the Shopto points I accumulated with my Wii U order.
  • neilka 4 Dec 2012 12:50:59 16,225 posts
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    It's on the way from Shopto!

    Also this thread could do with a rename and a category move :)
  • Deleted user 4 December 2012 15:38:53
    neilka wrote:
    It's on the way from Shopto!

    Also this thread could do with a rename and a category move :)
    +1

    Come on now
  • Kay 5 Dec 2012 10:56:37 17,918 posts
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    Oh dear, I was looking forward to playing this despite the disappointing reviews, but Metro have really laid into it.

    http://metro.co.uk/2012/12/05/paper-mario-sticker-star-review-not-a-peeling-3300989/

    Think I might hang on for a week or so and wait for some forum impressions first now.
  • BigOrkWaaagh 5 Dec 2012 11:35:29 2,089 posts
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    Well, if anyone buys this and immediately regrets it, I've got NSMB2 with your name on it!

    Well, as long as your name's Mario, that is.

    Edited by midnight_walker at 11:35:44 05-12-2012

    Previously midnight_walker

  • daddygerplex 5 Dec 2012 12:16:38 317 posts
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    Received it today from Shopto... It is OKAY so far. I completely forgot i pre-ordered it untill i got a shipping email yesterday. Going to give it a much longer go tonight though.
  • daddygerplex 5 Dec 2012 23:00:24 317 posts
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    3D is pretty damn good on it the paper effect on everything really pops.
  • Kay 5 Dec 2012 23:27:20 17,918 posts
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    midnight_walker wrote:
    Well, if anyone buys this and immediately regrets it, I've got NSMB2 with your name on it!

    Well, as long as your name's Mario, that is.
    I've ordered my copy, if I don't like it then I may just take you up on that. :)
  • el_pollo_diablo 6 Dec 2012 11:59:22 2,106 posts
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    Played this for an hour or so last night. Finding it quite sweet so far.
  • neilka 6 Dec 2012 16:07:24 16,225 posts
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    Free stickers if you register!
    http://www.nintendo.co.uk/News/2012/Get-stuck-in-and-claim-your-free-limited-edition-Paper-Mario-Sticker-Star-sticker-book--688053.html
  • spamdangled 6 Dec 2012 20:46:42 27,410 posts
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    Erm, noob question here:

    Im right near the start, cleared the plaza, but now I dont know what to do next. I have four destinations, eac of them ending in a dead end. What am I missing?

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  • mal 6 Dec 2012 22:00:34 22,682 posts
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    If it's anything like the earlier games, have you noticed any mario pipes?

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  • PazJohnMitch 7 Dec 2012 04:47:45 8,308 posts
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    Who fixed the title?
  • spamdangled 7 Dec 2012 07:33:13 27,410 posts
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    mal wrote:
    If it's anything like the earlier games, have you noticed any mario pipes?
    Its ok, I'd missed a toad i needed to speak to.

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  • Kay 8 Dec 2012 01:16:05 17,918 posts
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    Just put a couple of hours into it, so far so good. Looks great in 3D, combat is fun and sticker-collecting is addictive. Found it hard to stop playing, actually - possibly because there seems to be no save points in the levels themselves, which is a tad annoying.
  • BryanAKADJ 8 Dec 2012 01:24:18 284 posts
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    Just ordered this for myself, looking forward to it!

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  • DuvaDan88 11 Dec 2012 21:16:13 542 posts
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    So what does everyone think? No one seems to know its out around my area cant find it in shops at the moment. Thinking of ordering online but not sure about it yet

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  • Kay 12 Dec 2012 13:40:48 17,918 posts
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    Surprised at the lack of activity in the thread, but I guess some of the reviews have put people off. I'm about ten hours in and think it's been mostly great so far. The stickers give it a novel approach to turn-based combat, and the game seems quite open-ended - you're usually left to explore and work things out for yourself. This is a good thing imo, makes it much more satisfying - there's no hand-holding at all - but I can see how some might think it's too vague and frustrating.

    It's not without its issues, sure, but the 4/10 review from Metro was incredibly harsh.

    Edited by Kay at 13:42:41 12-12-2012
  • Raiko101 12 Dec 2012 15:56:52 6,409 posts
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    I'd probably be playing this now if the Wii U didn't exist. I'll get it eventually!

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  • neilka 27 Dec 2012 23:26:47 16,225 posts
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    The effort put into the UK localisation is great - the description of the pocket watch in the museum in the US version:
    While this thing can theoretically manipulate time, every effort to use it to go back and avert that unfortunate chowder incident has failed.
    And in the UK version:
    While this thing can theoretically manipulate time, every effort to use it to go back and avert that unfortunate lamb hotpot incident has failed.
  • Kay 27 Dec 2012 23:37:47 17,918 posts
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    The attention to detail in the game is very good, as you'd expect. Some nice little easter eggs and references in there.

    Anyway, I finished this last week, solid 8/10 from me. Drops points thanks to some annoying sections and one or two niggles, but also sort of makes up for it with bags of charm.
  • CosmicFuzz 29 Dec 2012 00:25:43 24,825 posts
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    About 5 or 6 hours in, absolutely loving it! Although, what's the point in battling? Seems to be just for coins as there's no levelling, and I'm rolling in coins as it is.

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  • Kay 29 Dec 2012 01:02:50 17,918 posts
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    Yeah, all you get from battles are coins (and the occasional sticker). Coins are quite important however, as you need them to purchase stickers for certain situations (and boss battles).

    It's a slightly flawed system, admittedly. Maybe they could have taken out the turn-based combat entirely, but then that would have defeated the point of having stickers in the first place...
  • spamdangled 29 Dec 2012 01:12:26 27,410 posts
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    I find the timing of the critical hits, especially on the hammer stickers, could do with some sort of indicator or something. Other than that I like it, but it hasn't grabbed me like previous entries in the series have.

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  • Kay 29 Dec 2012 01:17:56 17,918 posts
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    There is an indicator, press when there's a star above Mario for critical hits.
  • spamdangled 29 Dec 2012 01:31:14 27,410 posts
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    I honestly haven't noticed that. Cheers for the heads up.

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  • CosmicFuzz 29 Dec 2012 11:30:10 24,825 posts
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    Neither had I, cheers! :-)

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  • Deleted user 3 January 2013 11:37:41
    I'm absolutely loving this at the minute.

    First time ever I've actually started to write things down in relation to items.
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