The same shell-bouncing tactic that has granted Mario extra lives all these years returns once again in Super Mario 3D Land. Tiny Cartridge has graciously compiled a few videos which show ideal spots for 1UP grinding, if you feel so inclined come this Sunday.
These days, running into a game over screen in Nintendo titles isn’t quite as easy as it used to be. But as far as I’m concerned, the infinite-1UP trick is a tradition worth keeping around. Before writing this post, I glanced over at my 3DS, wiped a layer of dust off the thing, and whispered “soon” to it. Sooooon.
Three quick and easy ways to get unlimited 1UPs early on in Super Mario 3D Land [Tiny Cartridge]