I am currently playing through the game 100% and it's been about 15 hours now. New and familiar abilities add unique game-play strategies to the adventure. And you unlock Luigi after beating the first Special World or World 9. It's probably there because some levels are optional. As you stand on the Arrow Platform, you can see the second Star Coin on a track below you.
And they are essentially the same exact thing. Keep falling down the cloud platforms until you see the Star Coin, and be sure to fall straight ontop of it so you collect it. Star Coin 3 — The third Star Coin is very easy to get, although it can be missed. From the blue platform is a rope which features Star Coin 3. It has new features like suits with special abilities, and cool underwater levels.
It's basically like any other Mario game where Bowser takes Princess Peach and you have to travel from world to world to save her. Jump up and nab it! Normally you use his tail to break the blocks and enter a secret. The blend of 2D and 3D design philosophy is masterful at times, and feels truly inspired by what made old Mario games great. Remember to take the same path where the Thwomp is to get back down. After the checkpoint the level becomes purely rotating blocks, only with trying to attack.
Locate him on the upper right, atop the curved wall. You'll land on a small narrow ledge that you couldn't see before. Special World 4-1 No-Enemy Glitch At the beginning of the stage, there is a platform you are meant to stand on, which will begin moving and enemies will spawn to impede you. To be safe, avoid trying to get the Red Coins collect them all for a 1Up Mushroom. When I say short, it can take you maybe at least 5 hours to beat the game if you just run through levels quickly.
Now, for the first time, players can see true depth of their environment without the need for special glasses. This game was fun but a little on the easy side. This lets you maneuver yourself before you fall. Climb up the tree and the camera will pan out to reveal a Music Note Block. If you have Fire Mario simply shoot the enemy from afar.
While initially I was taken aback by how some of the early levels are so easy and short, it does ramp up in difficulty as you play again, especially in the special worlds and you might just find yourself playing until you find every Star Coin and gotten every gold goal flag. On your left you can hit three Invicible Blocks, the one furthest in holds a Star. Now press the back arrow to move the Arrow Platform backwards and into Star Coin 3! Glittering Stars is sometimes known as Rainbow Stars. If you stand on the edge of this platform right as it begins moving, you shouldn't see any enemies up until the Piranha Plants later in the level. Thankfully, many of them are found in plain sight and are easy to find. The levels are really short, but this is where it makes up for everything.
The Mario will always just love it. You can also use the roll to navigate across large portions of land much quicker, or to escape danger quickly. It introduces power-ups as a new feature in the game and follows the similar story like previous titles. Keep riding the Arrow Platform forward until you reach the first of two Water Sprays. Just like in New Super Mario Bros. Try to be Tanooki Mario to make it easier.
Now head back and take the forward route with the Fire Flower. Get on the first long coin block which is on the ground, then simply walk down onto the koopa troopa below when it moves right below the coin block. Wii need to get this game. I'll have to say that I think these graphics compete with Super Mario Galaxy 2, if not better graphics then that. This has the best level design for a Mario game so far.
Keep it moving backward until you run into the Star Coin that you saw from above. Star Coin 2 — After hitting the Checkpoint Flag, keep heading right through the tunnel. Although it is very replayable …. The easiest way is to have Tanooki Mario, and simply leap and float to get the Star Coin while clearing the entire hole or landing on a yellow platform at the end. Either way, kill the foe and then wait until the platform spins, carrying you into this first Star Coin.
Thanks to Momizi for the tip! As soon as you land stand on the back arrow so the platform moves backwards. Unlimited 1-ups World 1-2, right after the checkpoint flag, there are three koopa troopas and three coin blocks. As should be obvious, the easiest way to grab this Star Coin is to simply float over to the platform in the background with Tanooki Mario, grabbing the Star Coin and swatting the enemies with your tail. The soundtrack for this game is great! Each map has 3 hidden Star Coins that are needed to be collected to access some of the later levels in the game, so there is plenty of replayability of the levels trying to get all of the coins. Alternatively, carefully make it through the swinging spiked balls, running as they are swinging away from you into the background, wait in the middle for the ink to go away, and then run passed the second one. The 3D is well done with a lot of things seeming to really come out at you.