In Dr. Mario's case, the
thing that makes him different from other Alternate
Model Characters is that he isn't
In SSBM we made it so that
every Character has some unique ability that only
they can do - and this goes for the Alternate Model
Although an Alternate
Model uses the same Motion and Special Moves of
their base Character, there are still some
differences. Everything may not change, but each
Character has their own individual quirks, making
it so that playing as any Character is a unique
But because Dr. Mario is
the very same person as Mario, we can't just say
that by changing a costume he suddenly runs twice
as fast, or jumps half as high.
This is where we decided
to think outside the box. "What if there was a
Character that had very similar abilities to his
Base Character, with only very subtle differences
to play as?"
So with that in mind, perhaps the people who say
that Mario and Dr. Mario are exactly the same, and
those who say that they are completely different,
aren't divided so clearly. (Most likely more people
say the latter.)
Because Dr. Mario is
indeed a doctor, much slang has appeared in
reference to his occupation. Now go and diagnose
all the other Characters!
Oh yes, there actually was
another reason to include Dr. Mario in SSBM. Having
him in the game let us include his music.
An explanation for that is for another
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