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Super Mario 64
  • Developer: Nintendo
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Genre: Action Platformer
  • Release: Sep 26, 1996
  • ESRB: Not Set


Remain still for about a minute. Eventually Mario will yawn and fall asleep. In the v1.1 of the game, turn the camera to see bubbles coming out of his nose...

From: mizioo

When Mario's energy is low, find water, swim underwater, then get some air. Another technique is to keep collecting coins...

From: georgiaboi912

Butterflies may appear on courses 2, 12, and 13. Punch the butterflies to turn them into round black bombs that will chase Mario. The bombs will explode or turn into extra life mushrooms...

From: skullrocker200

After getting a total of three stars, enter the room with the painting of the sunken ship. Turn to the left of the entrance. Once in the room, press (C-Up) to look around. Look carefully to see a black square in the wall near the ceiling. Perform a double jump and climb into it. An extra life mushroom will come out. Note: Make sure to choose the sq..

From: totalwarkey

Collect 120 stars then go to a tree outside of the castle. Quickly climb it and jump off the top jump. A Mushroom will appear and follow you...

From: AWtat

Go outside the castle, near the waterfall. Climb the third tree from the waterfall. Do a handstand on top of the tree to get an extra life. Enter the castle's first floor. Then, return outside and climb the same tree. Do another handstand for another extra life. Repeat the trick as needed...

From: dylanyart3r

Go to where Yoshi is located. Look at the wall to find some extra lives...

From: yan240

Enter the castle and go up the stairs all the way to the right. Enter the room and jump through the painting on the right. Go through the level collecting fifty or more coins and complete the level to get an extra life. This may be done as many times as needed as you will not lose a life if you fall off the track. Note: Hit the blue coin switch fir..

From: BABESx

When you see a stump, try to circle it five times. If done correctly, five coins will appear from the stump...

From: fittyben

During the first fight with Bowser, avoid him and collect all the coins that appear. After a considerable amount of time, you should be able to collect 1000 coins. At this point, a green "M" will appear next to the number of lives remaining. From this point on, when a life is lost, the number of lives increases. The reverse is also true -..

From: pokeguy

When falling from a large drop, press (Z) just before you hit the ground to slam and you will not take any damage. Jump off a high place and do a Super Butt Slam just before you hit the ground (or slightly higher), and no damage will be taken off...

From: Vageirrigma

Obtain all 120 stars and go outside the castle. Climb inside the cannon opening that is now located where the grating was near the Fish Pond. Aim to land Mario onto the roof, where he will meet Yoshi. He will speak to Mario, award a 100 life bonus and a triple-jump move, and quickly leave. When you start the game, you will see the castle . Go to th..

From: mrpie

After completing the game, use the Analog-stick on controller two to control the camera in the scene featuring Mario, Princess Peach, and her Toad guards. The camera is also controllable on the credits screens. Note: The second controller must be plugged in before the Nintendo 64 is turned on...

From: Warmaster

Wait until Mario's head appears on the opening screen. Press (A) and use the hand that appears to grab and stretch various parts of his face. Press (B) to make Mario's head smaller. To keep a previously stretched piece in that position, hold (R) and select another piece to change. To make Mario look like a baby, grab his cheeks with the hand and pu..


Level 1-1: Go to the top of the mountain and kill the big Bob-Omb with (B) to throw him. Level 1-2: Talk to the Koopa near where you start and race him up the mountain. Level 1-3: Talk to the red Bob-Omb and go to the cannon on the blue rock hill. Aim at the point on the red thing and shoot all the way up. Hit the yellow switch. Level 1-4: Coin 1: ..

From: samthecheat

Collect a hundred coins on a stage to get a star. Besides the six stars in each course there is an additional a seventh star obtained when 100 coins are collected. There are also stars in the castle. Toad gives Mario a few, as well as the running rabbit in the basement. After you get the first key from Bowser, unlock the door in the basement. Go in..

From: billzhang

Walk into the castle, walk up the stairs to the door with the key hole, then go inside. You will see a column to the left, just before the staircase starts to spiral. Walk along the wall to your left until reaching the corner where the wall and the column meet. Perform a double jump while still moving in that direction. This should allow Mario to j..

From: sniperG

Get to the second peak of the castle. Then, find the wall facing the waterfall and walk up the wall. You will now be at the highest point of the castle. It is possible to fly up here in the center where the flag is located...

From: PokemonLuver

To reach high ledges, back flip, triple jump, or wall kick...

From: bobbob9015

Talk to Bob-omb Buddies. They do not give you (n, but get the cannons ready for you...

From: handstand

Walk up to a wall at a certain angle in first person view to see past it...

From: Ins1ghtful

To stop the clock level on the third floor of the castle, jump in at exactly 12 o'clock Go in at 12, 3, 6, or 9 o'clock...

From: mikey

Go to the courtyard where all the Boo ghosts are located. Get close to the statue of the star and press (C-Up) to look. You can see that the statue reads "L is Real 2041." The meaning of this is unknown, but the total number of coins in the entire game is 2045...

From: calvin1227

Read every sign you see. They can contain important (n that you need...

From: themumby_man

Read every sign you see. They can contain important (n that you need...

From: mikopogi

Talk to Toad when you see him. He gives you stars, hints, and very important (n...

From: AluminumMonster

Pick up every coin you can find. You get a free life for every 50 coins you collect...

From: Outerspace

Throw the little boxes -- when they break, they give you extra coins...

From: vanessinja

If you jump in the water level, the level of the water will vary. For example, if you jump in the picture at the bottom, the water will be at the bottom. If you do a triple jump, you can get in the top of the picture and the water level will be at the top...

From: Kenechukwu

When you empty the moat that floods the bottom of the bridge outside the castle, go into the newly opened hole. This is the Vanish Cap section. Slide and try and get all the mushrooms, red coins, etc. It can be climbed if you missed anything. If you land on a platform or go straight to the ground, climb up by crawling. This can be done by holding (..

From: pafAppegoCrep

When you meet the second Bowser, he will jump and the platform slopes. After that, go very close to the farthest bomb from Bowser. Press (Z) to duck .When he tries to bump you, and is very close, press (A). Mario will do a backward somersault. After that, grab his tail and throw him to the bomb...

From: babynicky

To defeat the final Bowser very easily, stand on the edge of the arena opposite of Bowser, next to a bomb. Face the outside (make sure you can still see Bowser) and hold (Z). When he charges at you, press (A) and you will backflip over him. Press (B) to grab his tail and you will have his face already stuffed in the bomb -- you do not have to aim o..

From: D2LxtWze

Walk behind the top left pillar to collect an extra life if you lose a life during the battle...

From: NakTak

To get stars in the last two levels (tick tock clock and rainbow ride) if you hav less nan 70 if you go the boxs reday get reday for the stars if you hav got the 2cd key and didm not do the levels before do the trick : 1. go to the tower 2. look at the star door and backwards long jump all the way! (don,t worry try and do it all the time if you get..

From: thomas

After obtaining a number of star, go in the castle and make mario stand in the circle where a star is drawn on it. When mario is on the circle make him look at the stairs where you have the locked door, then press C-up then you will the sun brighting and then mario will be in the winged mario stage, in the stage make winged mario jump on the red bu..

From: Trevor

Easter Eggs

If you get everything on the game and look around the castle a magic bean will apear giving you 100 lives and the location of the peach picture to get peach without fighting bowser OMG IT SOUND SO LIKE A LIE BUT IT NOT...

From: grant.a06

Everyone knows this.... It's a simple-to-find Easter egg that can be found as soon as you start the game. All you need to do is go inside the castle, go in either of the wooden doors on the first floor, go down the long hallway to another wooden door, go through it and you will see a fountain. On this fountain you will see a sign. Hop in the water,..

From: TheRecessMaster


This rather damages the game or its intentional just tilt the cartridge to the left a bit until hes going through the floor and then move him around, but if you move it too far it will crash so be careful of you might lose your data...

From: grant.a06

This is a cool trick. It can be done on the ds version. When you unlock the bottom part of the castle, go down and enter and go to the wooden door. Go in to dry dry desert and go to the bit near the first sand sucker thing. keep running and jump and press B just the under side on the left or the right to mid air slide attack. Time it right to float..

From: thomas

To perform this amazing glitch all you need to be able to do is long jump. this can be done on any set of stairs (but easiest on the endless stairs) all you need to do is turn self away from the stairs, do a long jump and while in mid air point the analog stick in the direction of the stairs. then comes the hard part: you must start pressing the A ..

From: TheRecessMaster

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Posted on: 06-10-2014
121 stars possible?

I have watched countless videos of super mario 64, and half of them show 121 stars on their profile. i suspected hacks, but is this true?...

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Posted on: 02-06-2012
Red block switch

Where is the red block switch located?...

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