Let’s storm this castle!
Chapter 8: A Star-Powered Showdown! (Continued)
Past the room with the possible encounter with three Anti Guys, we face more puzzles and enemies. Dry Bones, Koopatrols, and of course the Magikoopas, who become more common. This dungeon has already been pretty long overall, so the final segments start to feel rather samey. This ends with an encounter with a third Bowser door, one that forces Mario to battle a team of enemies he hasn’t seen in a while: The Koopa Bros.!
|How the Heck did you get up here? ...IN SPACE?|
|With such a talent to adapt and improve, Jr.|
Troopa could be a fantastic ally. Yet, "Nope;
Gonna be a bully and antagonize a hero."
Pah! Good riddance!
Past that door is the top of Bowser’s Castle. And, on it, Peach’s Castle. The next couple screens are nothing more than Mario wandering the empty halls towards the higher floors. You can even find some helpful items outside and inside her castle.
|Won't be the last time that Peach's Castle,|
of all places, serves as the theater of the