Sunday, June 4, 2017
Original Flags of Bowser and Mario - 1985
A game so classic and influential, Super Mario Brothers is perhaps one of the most popular games to ever cross our screens. Although not 100% original, its unique art, sound, and game play positioned it as the ultimate game from the 1980s, that has carried on, and still has a legacy.
But for the world of vexillology, it is interesting the flags play a critical role. Mario has a red starred flag on white, while his opponent has a green skull on a pennant. In this game Mario raises several flags before rescuing Princess Peach.
Here is the Union Flag, or Union Jack of a would be Super Mario Bros. Bowser team up.