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On August 15th, 2007, a YouTube user by the name of LotusMan17 uploaded a screamer video by the name of '''"Super Mario 64 big star secret"'''.<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20080418190258/http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPAWpHG3RWY&feature=related Wayback Machine capture of "Super Mario 64 big star secret."] Retrieved 12 Sept '20</ref> It was later deleted from his channel in late-2012.
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On August 15th, 2007, a YouTube user by the name of LotusMan17 uploaded a screamer video by the name of '''"''Super Mario 64'' big star secret"'''.<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20080418190258/http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPAWpHG3RWY&feature=related Wayback Machine capture of "''Super Mario 64'' big star secret".] Retrieved 08 Oct '20</ref> It would later be deleted from his channel in late-2012.
 
 
The 5 minute and 13 second video (a screamer designed to frighten unsuspecting viewers) focused on the “L is Real 2401” star-statue in the game’s courtyard, providing steps on how to unlock Luigi, with the final part of the video abruptly cutting to the loud infamous K-Fee car advertisement jumpscare.
 
 
 
The video was quite popular, with the last known archive of the video showing that the video garnered upwards of 698,316 views, possibly having even more before it was deleted. It was shared on many forums to try and trick other users into getting jumpscared.
 
  
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Despite the video's short availability, it was quite popular, with the last known archive of the video showing that it garnered upwards of 698,316 views (possibly having even more before it was deleted), and was also shared on many forums to try and trick other users into getting jumpscared.
  
 
==The Video==
 
==The Video==
 
The video was edited with Windows Movie Maker 2, containing several scrolling text titles to provide steps on how to unlock Luigi.
 
The video was edited with Windows Movie Maker 2, containing several scrolling text titles to provide steps on how to unlock Luigi.
  
In the video, Lotus had recorded his screen with a flip-phone camera (believed to be a Motorola RAZR V3) to “give it a more genuine look.He had modified the castle with the level editor “Toad’s Tool 64” to add a door to the right wall next to the main lobby’s staircase, and to change Mario’s shirt to be blue, and his overalls to be black. A few other changes were made in the level-editor, such as the swapping of the castle’s gray brick texture to a black brick one that Lotus himself created in the software "Microsoft Paint."
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In the video, Lotus had recorded the screen of his computer with a flip-phone (believed to be a Motorola RAZR V3) to "give it a more genuine look." He had modified the castle with the level editor "Toad’s Tool 64" to add a door to the right wall next to the main lobby’s staircase and to change Mario’s shirt to be blue and his overalls to be black. A few other changes were made in the level-editor, such as the swapping of the castle’s gray brick texture to a black one that Lotus himself created in MS Paint.
  
The video was eventually muted to avoid copyright, but was eventually AudioSwapped, with most people recalling hearing the infamous song “Dreamscape” by 009 Sound System; however, after some digging into several comments across the web, it was likely that the actual song Lotus used was “Database” by Alexander Perls, who was also the creator of 009 Sound System. Lotus recalls having been emailed an offer to put a song on his video in exchange of roughly 40 US dollars, which he gladly took. This may have been "Database," but is currently unconfirmed.
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The video was eventually muted to avoid copyright but was eventually AudioSwapped. Most people recall hearing "Dreamscape" by 009 Sound System; however, after some digging into several comments, it's likely that the actual song used was "Database" by Alexander Perls, who was also the creator of 009 Sound System. Lotus recalls having been emailed an offer to put a song on his video in exchange of roughly 40$, which he gladly took.
  
The video began in the starting area of the game, with Mario running into the castle. Many recall a part of the video taking place in the level Bomb-Omb Battlefield; but after an interview with Lotus, this was not true. The entire video took place inside of the castle, with the majority of it being inside of the courtyard.
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The video began in the starting area of the game, with Mario running into the castle. Many recall a part of the video taking place in the level Bob-Omb Battlefield, but after an interview with Lotus, this was not true. The entire video took place inside of the castle, with the majority of it being inside of the courtyard.
  
Several text-prompts (made with Movie Maker titles) would occasionally show up to provide more steps to “unlock Luigi.Many can recall a step to "kick a boo." The original uploader (Lotus) recalls a step to run around the fountain a certain amount of times. After a few more minutes worth of “steps,a final text-prompt shows up, saying something along the lines of "Press A on this wall," which was followed up with an abrupt cut to the infamous K-Fee Ghost Car jumpscare advertisement.
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Several text-prompts (made with Windows Movie Maker titles) would occasionally show up to provide more steps to "unlock Luigi." Many can recall a step to "kick a Boo." The original uploader (Lotus) recalls a step to run around the fountain a certain amount of times. After a few more minutes worth of steps, a final text-prompt shows up, saying something along the lines of "Press A on this wall," which was then followed up with an abrupt cut to the zombie jumpscare from the end of the infamous K-Fee car commercial.
  
 
==Availability==
 
==Availability==
After contacting LotusMan17 himself, he stated that he may have accidentally deleted it; but after finding an updated description of the video on a Facebook page made late-2011, the video was most likely deleted purposely by Lotus himself, due to the large volume of hate and death-threats he had received.
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After contacting Lotus himself, he stated that he might have deleted it accidentally; but after finding an updated description of the video on a Facebook page made late-2011, the video was most likely deleted purposely due to the large volume of hate and death threats he had received because of the video.
  
The updated description read: “This video was done out of complete boredom, and yet people still wish to leave hateful comments. Therefore commenting has been disabled.
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The updated description read: <blockquote>"This video was done out of complete boredom, and yet people still wish to leave hateful comments. Therefore commenting has been disabled."</blockquote>
  
As of now, no copies of the video are known to exist, with the Internet Archive admins confirming that the video had not been archived.
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As of now, no copies of the video are known to exist, with the Internet Archive admins confirming that it had not been archived and put in their database.
  
The only surviving footage of the video is of a low-quality video titled "Little brother getting scared. Late reaction," which shows roughly 8 seconds of the start, and the last 20 seconds of the video.  
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The only surviving footage of the video can be seen in a low-quality reaction video titled "Little brother getting scared. Late reaction", which shows roughly 8 seconds of the start, and the last 20 seconds of the video.  
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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   |description1 =The reaction video containing the video's only surviving footage.
 
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==See Also==
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*[[After Hours "Why Mario is Secretly a Douchebag" cut content (partially found original version of internet animation; 2012)]]
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*[[Cinemassacre Extra "Motherfuckin' Mario" (partially found YouTube live stream recording; 2016)]]
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*[[Club Mario (partially found live-action segments of "The Super Mario Bros. Super Show" animated series; 1990)]]
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*[[King Koopa's Kool Kartoons (partially found live-action "Super Mario Bros" spinoff TV program; 1989-1990)]]
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*[[Super Mario Bros. (partially found deleted scenes of Nintendo game-based film; 1993)]]
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*[[Super Mario Bros.: Peach-hime Kyushutsu Dai Sakusen! (found anime/manga adaption of video game series; 1986)]]
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*[[Super Mario Bros. Super Show (partially lost live-action segments of TV program; 1989)]]
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*[[Super Mario Land (found Ambassadors of Funk music video; 1992)]]
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*[[The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 "Mind Your Mummy Mommy, Mario" (found original "Wipeout" cover audio of animated series episode; 1990)]]
  
==References==
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==External Link==
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*[https://screamer.wiki/Super_Mario_64_Big_Star_Secret Screamer Wiki page on ''Super Mario 64'' big star secret.]
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==Reference==
 
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Latest revision as of 00:17, 3 May 2021

SuperMario64BigStarSecret-Thumbnail.png

The video's thumbnail as found on a Facebook page.

Status: Partially Found

On August 15th, 2007, a YouTube user by the name of LotusMan17 uploaded a screamer video by the name of "Super Mario 64 big star secret".[1] It would later be deleted from his channel in late-2012.

Despite the video's short availability, it was quite popular, with the last known archive of the video showing that it garnered upwards of 698,316 views (possibly having even more before it was deleted), and was also shared on many forums to try and trick other users into getting jumpscared.

The Video

The video was edited with Windows Movie Maker 2, containing several scrolling text titles to provide steps on how to unlock Luigi.

In the video, Lotus had recorded the screen of his computer with a flip-phone (believed to be a Motorola RAZR V3) to "give it a more genuine look." He had modified the castle with the level editor "Toad’s Tool 64" to add a door to the right wall next to the main lobby’s staircase and to change Mario’s shirt to be blue and his overalls to be black. A few other changes were made in the level-editor, such as the swapping of the castle’s gray brick texture to a black one that Lotus himself created in MS Paint.

The video was eventually muted to avoid copyright but was eventually AudioSwapped. Most people recall hearing "Dreamscape" by 009 Sound System; however, after some digging into several comments, it's likely that the actual song used was "Database" by Alexander Perls, who was also the creator of 009 Sound System. Lotus recalls having been emailed an offer to put a song on his video in exchange of roughly 40$, which he gladly took.

The video began in the starting area of the game, with Mario running into the castle. Many recall a part of the video taking place in the level Bob-Omb Battlefield, but after an interview with Lotus, this was not true. The entire video took place inside of the castle, with the majority of it being inside of the courtyard.

Several text-prompts (made with Windows Movie Maker titles) would occasionally show up to provide more steps to "unlock Luigi." Many can recall a step to "kick a Boo." The original uploader (Lotus) recalls a step to run around the fountain a certain amount of times. After a few more minutes worth of steps, a final text-prompt shows up, saying something along the lines of "Press A on this wall," which was then followed up with an abrupt cut to the zombie jumpscare from the end of the infamous K-Fee car commercial.

Availability

After contacting Lotus himself, he stated that he might have deleted it accidentally; but after finding an updated description of the video on a Facebook page made late-2011, the video was most likely deleted purposely due to the large volume of hate and death threats he had received because of the video.

The updated description read:
"This video was done out of complete boredom, and yet people still wish to leave hateful comments. Therefore commenting has been disabled."

As of now, no copies of the video are known to exist, with the Internet Archive admins confirming that it had not been archived and put in their database.

The only surviving footage of the video can be seen in a low-quality reaction video titled "Little brother getting scared. Late reaction", which shows roughly 8 seconds of the start, and the last 20 seconds of the video.

Gallery

The reaction video containing the video's only surviving footage.

See Also

External Link

Reference