no marios allowed!

(updates weekdays! [sometimes])

nomarios is a Tumblog where artist Ashley Davis draws all the coolest videogame characters who don't get to be under the spotlight too often.

This means no one from Mario, Zelda, Metroid, Sonic, Portal, Kirby, Pokemon, Tetris, Mega Man, Final Fantasy, Street Fighter, most other major Nintendo series and most games made in the past five years.1 Basically, any character that doesn't show up on Tumblr's gaming radar very often is fair game. 2 No licensed characters either!


1 Exceptions may be made for the stars of less popular spinoffs

2 I have nothing against these guys! I love Mario, Luigi, Bowser, Link, Pokemon and Nintendo as a whole very dearly. But there are tons of other cool guys who deserve lots of attention too!


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nomarios tagged

(so you can find old stuff easier!)

NES
SNES
N64
Gamecube
Wii
Master System
Genesis
Sega CD
Saturn
Dreamcast

PS1
PS2
PS3
Xbox
Xbox 360
Game Boy/GBC
GBA
DS
Game Gear
PSP

and the rest!



friends of nomarios

(may or may not contain Marios!)

Maré Odomo
Tiny Cartridge
Ian Anderson
Zac Gorman
Byron B.
Daniel Bressette

Fangamer
Cory Schmitz
Chris Furniss
Gigi Digi
Bow on Birdo
Meat Bun

Earthworm Jim, SNES & Genesis
Guh-roovy!
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Hey there! Just another reminder that a little piece of me is in Toronto this week via Comics vs. Games! The exhibit is up at the Magic Pony through tomorrow, then it will be at the Toronto Comics Art Festival (TCAF) this weekend!
But the best part of all is that you don’t have to go to Canada to be able to own one of these special Comix Zone prints! You can buy one online here. Also be sure to check out all the other art, done by good friends of nomarios!

Hey there! Just another reminder that a little piece of me is in Toronto this week via Comics vs. Games! The exhibit is up at the Magic Pony through tomorrow, then it will be at the Toronto Comics Art Festival (TCAF) this weekend!

But the best part of all is that you don’t have to go to Canada to be able to own one of these special Comix Zone prints! You can buy one online here. Also be sure to check out all the other art, done by good friends of nomarios!

Ristar the Shooting Star, Ristar, Genesis
I wish this guy would make a comeback. I think he’s way cooler than his hedgehog brother!
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Ristar the Shooting Star, Ristar, Genesis

I wish this guy would make a comeback. I think he’s way cooler than his hedgehog brother!

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Xavier Pendragon, Eternal Champions, Genesis/Mega Drive
Deceased heroes fighting over a second chance at life and the opportunity to save the world was such a cool concept for a fighting game! Though it also made things pretty sad, considering none of them deserved to die in the first place. And they all got killed in pretty terrible ways and you had to listen to this song while reading about it.
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Xavier Pendragon, Eternal Champions, Genesis/Mega Drive

Deceased heroes fighting over a second chance at life and the opportunity to save the world was such a cool concept for a fighting game! Though it also made things pretty sad, considering none of them deserved to die in the first place. And they all got killed in pretty terrible ways and you had to listen to this song while reading about it.

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Opa-Opa, Fantasy Zone, various platforms
Get money, acquire guns!
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Opa-Opa, Fantasy Zone, various platforms

Get money, acquire guns!

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Cormano, Sunset Riders, Arcade/SNES/Genesis
BURY ME WITH MY MONEY
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Cormano, Sunset Riders, Arcade/SNES/Genesis

BURY ME WITH MY MONEY

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Tom and Nick, Snow Bros, Arcade
Great game, but I don’t get why these cute snowmen and their friends always look like fat ugly babymen in their character portraits.
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Tom and Nick, Snow Bros, Arcade

Great game, but I don’t get why these cute snowmen and their friends always look like fat ugly babymen in their character portraits.

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Pulseman, Mega Drive
Believe it or not, this guy is a distant relative of Pikachu! Both of them know the move Volt Tackle.
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Pulseman, Mega Drive

Believe it or not, this guy is a distant relative of Pikachu! Both of them know the move Volt Tackle.

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Skeleton T, Puyo Puyo series, various platforms
The easiest opponent in Puyo Puyo is far from being scary or even spooky… until you start to think about where all that tea he drinks could possibly go. WOOOOOoooooooooOOOOOO
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Skeleton T, Puyo Puyo series, various platforms

The easiest opponent in Puyo Puyo is far from being scary or even spooky… until you start to think about where all that tea he drinks could possibly go. WOOOOOoooooooooOOOOOO

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