9 (Dire, Dire Docks):
Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Dire Docks Skip The Blocks"
Start here, double or triple-jump,
and wall kick off the wall:
Make it up to here:
Dire Docks Skip The Blocks 2"
Make it up to here by wall kicking:
(You may need to turn up the brightness on your monitor.)
"Block Buster 2"
Hit the switch and destroy the blocks that lead up to the to the
red coin platform one by one.
When you are going to the 2nd portion of the course (submarine),
try to go through the tunnel without having your power meter get to
green. (You can take a breath of air when possible.)
I got the 100th coin from a red coin. When I got the star while
hanging on to the pole, Mario appeared on the ocean floor directly
under where I was and did his victory pose.
Can you get Star 1 (Board Bowser's Sub) TWICE?
The sub disappears after you collect the star once.
Here are some screenshots (the blue
star is nearly invisible, but it is there!):
Hmm, is this an alternate route?
A long jump might work (unverified).
Looks very hard, if it is
possible at all:
Another visitor submitted the following comments (about
I had the "Double Sub" trick work out for me
yesterday. The first star I got was "Chests in the Current",
then "Collect the Caps", then "Through the Jet
Stream", then finally I got the one on the submarine. Then I went
and got the manta ray's star. When I went back into the level to get the
eight red coins, Bowser's sub was still there, and there were no poles
to jump onto to get the red coins. So I got the one on Bowser's sub
again (it was blue and shadowy, because I got it once before) and when I
went back into the level the poles were there and I got the eight red
"Take the Subway"
This one's pretty darn easy... can you get the star on Bowser's sub
without using the ! switch?
Try [not] to get sucked into the big
hole that used to be covered up by a door with Bowser's picture on it
WITHOUT using a turbo controller or the shell at the bed of the ocean.
I'm pretty sure the visitor meant that you are
supposed to swim by the hole and avoid getting sucked out of the
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