Nintendo's Mario character is arguably the most recognized video game star of all-time with fans all over the world. One particular admirer Twitter user BitBlt Korry made a toothpick tribute by recreating the iconic menu screen from Nintendo's 1985 'Super Mario Bros.' video game, using 14,000 toothpicks in the process.
The level of detail that was put into this toothpick tribute is astonishing. The creator even stuck out some toothpicks more than others to give the project a 3D perspective. A very careful planner, the artist first generated a precise computer image of the menu screen to guide him as he built, and then made calculations to ensure the project would be made exactly to his liking.
Overall the finished product needed five days to be completed and cost $100, but fans of the Japanese-Italian plumber would probably declare it as time and money well spent.
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