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Want: Amazing Super Mario Bros Drums

By Leon Hurley on at

I'm a terrible drummer but even I kinda want this kit created by SJC Custom Drums. The breakdown is: "8x12, 14x16 and 20x22. Custom matte painted pipes finish on shells & Butcher/claw style wood hoops with custom block badges".

Nintendo's Secret Weapon

By Jason Schreier on at

On the third floor of Nintendo’s US headquarters, next to the conference rooms named after Mario and Donkey Kong, there’s a door that you can’t open. There’s no boss key or warp pipe here—unless you’re one of the handful of people with a high-security keycard, you’re not getting in.