| "Bouncing in a Box"
Date Submitted: Friday, April 20, 2001
Go to the place where these boxes are moving around on the paths
surrounded by quicksand. What you have to do is to jump into one of
the boxes when the entrance is on the side. If done correctly, and the
view of your camera can see Mario, you will see Mario getting a rough
ride tumbling around in the boxes!
My Reply: If you set the camera to close-up
Mario Cam, then you will see the bouncy ride from inside the box!
| "Eye Rock, The Hard Way"
Date Submitted: Saturday, April 07, 2001
There are 2 ways of finding Eye Rock, but I didn't know that. Here's
the hard way: Go inside the pyramid and get on the moving sand.
If you go the direction opposite that it is pushing, you will come to
a dead end. Jump off, and you should be right on top of the
building that Eye Rock lives in. Switch to Mario Cam so you can
get a better look around. You will find a hole in one of the
sides. Barely fall so you will grab the ledge.
Next, press Z to fall off, but as soon as you reach the hole,
press B to kick, and try to get to the
area that leads down to Eye Rock!
My Reply: I can't believe I forgot to post this
trick when I did it long ago. Oh well, here it is now!
Thanks Wolf190. I am pretty sure it is not "Very Hard",
though, and I don't think you want to press Z, since then you can't
kick! Just jump and kick!
| "Shoo, Bird! Don't Bother Me!"
Date Submitted: Thursday, June 07, 2001
Have you noticed that the large bird always tries to get your
hat? If you're getting really frustrated with that bird, make a
note of this: the bird only goes for your hat because it doesn't have
its talons full. Whenever you enter the level, always go to Star
1 instead of the others. The large bird has a star in its
talons. It will never bother you, even after you get the star!
NOTE: Memorize the other star you want to collect.
Land Hat in Hand"
Visitor says: Let the vulture take your cap and then kick him
and make him drop it, and then use the teleporter a couple of times.
When you go back to get your hat, you will pick it up and put it on
only to find another hat. When you pick that up your hat will
disappear from your head and appear in your hand.
Land Cannon Zombie"
Visitor says: Go in the cannon. Now go all the way to the
upper left and fire yourself. You will fall back into the
cannon. Do the trick until you are out of power. You'll still be
alive even though you have no power! You can also do this with the
flying cap, but you can still fly around if you launch yourself out of
the cannon (with cap), even with no power. If you land on the
ground you will die.
My comment: You can even collect
coins while you are flying, and they won't restore your power!
Wing Cap With No Hat"
Have you ever tried getting a wing cap when you didn't have your
regular hat? When the wing cap runs out, you will be hatless
Chris says: Go to one of the
pits with a tornado in it. Jump into the pit just before the tornado
comes out. Mario will sink halfway into the sand only to be pulled out
by the twister.
Chris says: I have no idea how I did this trick. I have never been
able to do it again, and you probably will never do it either, so I
expect people to be skeptical. But it did happen to me once. I was
fooling around with the wing cap when I went into the lower pyramid
opening. Mario hit the wall and fell just right so that I was standing
at the bottom of the entrance and I didn't actually go in the pyramid.
The only explanation I can come up with is that my game glitched.
A visitor submitted the following obstacle course (in his words):
- Go to where the cannon is, get wing cap.
- Use the cannon to get the nearest red coin in the sky, then go
counterclockwise round the pyramid getting the other three.
- Dive down under the temple, to the right of the nearest pillar and
to the left of the next.
- Turn sharply and land on top of the temple.
- Get the Koopa shell, and get the coins on all of the big red and
- Circle the palm tree twice, then go in a straight line towards the
- Get the wing cap, and use the cannon to get the 'Shining atop the
I have not yet tried this obstacle course
Can you get the "Stand tall on the four pillars" star
without standing on the pillars?
The trick is that inside the pyramid, you can climb to the very top
and then jump down, landing on the box that holds the boss. Then stand
directly overtop the opening and fall down. If you are lucky, Mario
will grab onto the opening on his way down and climb in.
Did you know that if you die or leave a course after your hat has
been taken away that you still won't have your hat? You have to go
back to the course where you lost it to get it back.