Silly videogame fanvids are a rather more involved to construct than you might think. What may seem like a jumble of abrupt cuts, nonsensical references and silly sound effects takes a huge amount of time and effort to put together.
This video may be composed of silly images and animations, but beneath the hood there is real artistry in it. One of the first shots is a remake of the 3D flythrough from the beginning of Super Mario 64. See for yourself, the whole video’s about nine minutes long:
At the end, creator Spicevipe says it’s their last video game animation ever. We wish them well with their future efforts!
Super Mario Mayhem 64 (Youtube, 9 minutes)