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30 years of Luigi! by Nintendrawer 30 years of Luigi! by Nintendrawer
Like I wasn't going to do something for THIS year ;b

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:bulletgreen::bulletblue: June 1st, 1983 was the release date of the arcade classic, "Mario Bros.," and it was Luigi's first appearance. Just a simple color swap to inculde a 2nd Player, Luigi since then has grown into his own character with a personality of his own, making himself very different from his famous brother. Back in February, Nintendo themselves ( in a direct ) declaired that 2013 would be known as the "Year of Luigi", marking his 30 years in gaming. :) :bulletgreen::bulletblue:
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Believe it or not, I came up with the idea for this pic a few years ago, during the 25th anniversay of Super Mario Bros. on the NES. I saw a few tribute pics for it, and a year later I believe, a 30th of Mario and Donkey Kong from my friend, =JamesmanTheRegenold. So I wanted to do something for my favorite man in green :) Oddly enough, Nintendo went and pulled this special year thing. Just when you think they don't care about ol' Luigi, eh? ;p

I had *saiiko help me with putting the photo and text in here ( pic was taken by me though~ ) made some good use out of that old Luigi plush huh? XD There were originally 28 Luigis drawn, but last min I forgot about dealer Luigi, then I realized, "...I might as well make it 30...". So that's where Wrecking crew Luigi came in ;) I wasn't aware that he was in the 98 version of the game until now. So all in all it works out quite nicely lol.

Each represents a different game/series or other form of media in the Mario franchise. Check out the list below if you'd like! Enjoy, everyone! :aww:

**left to right**

:star: Bottom :star:

1. Mario & Luigi series- Mario & Luigi: Super Star Saga **2003**

2. Anime- Super Mario Bros.: The Great Mission to Save Princess Peach! **1986**

3. Main series- Super Mario Bros **1985**

4. Just normal Luigi ;D

5. Debut- Mario Bros. **1983**

6. Manga- Super Mario-Kun **1991**

7. Cartoon series- Super Mario Bros. Super Show **1989**


:star: Right :star:


8. Super Mario Galaxy series- Boo Luigi **2007**

9. Luigi's Mansion series- Vacuum Luigi **2001**

10. Comics- Super Mario Adventures **1992**

11. Mario is missing ( DOS )/Internet meme- Weegee **1992**

12. Mario Kart series- Mario Kart 64 **1996**

13. Super Mario 3D Land- Kitsune Luigi **2011**

14. Mario & Sonic series- Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games **2007**

15. New Super Mario Bros.series- NSMB2 Silver Luigi **2012**


:star: Top :star:

16. Super Mario 64 DS- Dealer Luigi **2004**

17. Wrecking crew '98 **1998**

18. Super Smash Bros. **1999**

19. Mario Party series- Mario Party 2, Spaceman Luigi **2000**

20. Mario Sports Mix/ Sluggers **2011**

21/22. Paper Mario series- Super Paper Mario, Mr. L/ Paper Luigi **2007**

23. Super Mario Strikers series- Striker Luigi **2005**

24. Mario Tennis series- Mario's Tennis**1995**


:star: Left :star:

25. Mario Golf series- NES Open Tournament Golf **1991**

26. Yoshi's Island series- Yoshi's island DS **2006**

27. Game & Watch series- Game & Watch gallery 3- Mario Bros. **1999**

28. Main series- Super Mario World **1991**

29. Main series- Super Mario Bros. 3 **1990**

30. Main series- Super Mario Bros. 2 USA **1988**
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:iconsonicfan7812:
SonicFan7812 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Student General Artist
Sad the year of L is over, espically when he got murdered by Tails in Death Battle. :(
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Calliope1000 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014
WEEGEE!!!!
Weegee: THAT'S MAMA LUIGI TO YOU CALLIOPE!!!
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candycorporation Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's Mama Luigi to you ^^
I still can't I believe I missed the year of Luigi. Luigi is my favorite Maio bro. I'm such an idiot....
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DjMyuthos97 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
LOL I <3 it! XD
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jtcartoon92 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
Dance! Go Weegee! Go Weegee!Dance! 
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:iconbrotendrawer:
Brotendrawer Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Luigi is da bomb! The green thunder!
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CaldoRosa Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Super awesome
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robbieraeful Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Student Artist
New Super Luigi U was a 30th anniversary game
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luigilover23 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014
It's-a Weegie time!
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JerrythePlayer360 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Student Artist
My best friend misses that year now.
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