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New Super Mario Bros. 3 box art cover
By avatar blak89 7 on December 9th, 2012
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New Super Mario Bros. 3 doesn't exist (not yet at least), but I had a lot of fun making this Box. I tried to change the usual "New SMB" cover a bit, with the action taking place in a different "angle". Since the game is not real, I've used characters from past games and even a few characters from New Super Mario Bros. U (Yoshi, for example, adding a smoke coming out from his nose).

I'll do the "back" today, maybe.

2D Version (Front) link
Also on Flickr link

Added a few minor effects on every character, such as shadows and "blurry-things".
Background and clouds were made from scratch.

UPDATE
Guess who fails at making Backs?
I do!
Or, at least, that's what my Photoshop thinks, so it decided to crash.
I lost the "inspiration" halfway through my work because of that, but I tried to do something actually decent (at least for my standards). Also, please forgive the 'cheesy-ness' of the texts in the Back.

Shamelessly used screenshots from New Super Mario Bros. 2.

2D Version (Back) link

My first "complete" Box.


Logo (edited) by KoopaDasher link
Template by CasvalDaikun link

[ Box updated on December 9th, 2012 ] [ original ]

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Swag 9 [ 1 decade ago ]

i love it u are getting even better! this could be hof with a back!

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blak89 7 [ 1 decade ago ]

HOF? Nah, it's not original enough to deserve an HOF, but thanks for your support. :)

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DiscordThePony 10 [ 1 decade ago ]

I really like this. Like, really really reaaaaaaally like this.

+1 Heart.

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blak89 7 [ 1 decade ago ]

Thank you! :)

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saeid 26 [ 1 decade ago ]

nice work black.

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blak89 7 [ 1 decade ago ]

Thank you.
(btw, the typo in my username ("blak") is intentional)

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saeid 26 [ 1 decade ago ]

@blak89 sorry blak.

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blak89 7 [ 1 decade ago ]

@saeid nah, it's okay. :)

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ultraninjablader 1 [ 1 decade ago ]

that's sick man!

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blak89 7 [ 1 decade ago ]

Thanks. :)

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Ergo 40 [ 1 decade ago ]

Backs are a great idea.

I still faved, though.

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blak89 7 [ 1 decade ago ]

Thank you.
I was making a "Back" when you wrote your comment.
I hope you'll appreciate. :)

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MattStar 49 [ 1 decade ago ]

I can see a lot of detail work put into this that might be overlooked. Good job!

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blak89 7 [ 1 decade ago ]

Thank you.

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blak89 7 [ 1 decade ago ]

Guess who fails at making Backs?
I do!
Or, at least, that's what my Photoshop thinks, so it decided to crash.
I lost the "inspiration" halfway through my work because of that, but I tried to do something actually decent (at least for my standards). Also, please forgive the 'cheesy-ness' of the texts in the Back.

My first "complete" Box.

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MattStar 49 [ 1 decade ago ]

I think the back is great. Very believable.

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blak89 7 [ 1 decade ago ]

@MattStar Thank you :)

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Martiniii332 49 [ 1 decade ago ]

Nice job dawg. I like the tagline too.

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blak89 7 [ 1 decade ago ]

Thanks.

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tmrd 43 [ 1 decade ago ]

HOW IS THIS NOT MORE POPULAR
NO SERIOUSLY
THIS NEEDS HALL OF FAME <3

You're amazing. I love this box so much. Something as simple as putting it on a diagonal angle completely changes the feel.
Did I mention that I love this?

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blak89 7 [ 1 decade ago ]

Thank you! Glad you liked the "diagonal front".
Thanks again!

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