Mario is easily the most recognizable character in gaming. When he isn’t saving the Mushroom Kingdom, he’s out there playing golf or racing karts. In fact, Mario doesn’t seem particularly choosey about how he spends his off-time. If you want proof Mario is pushing himself too hard, have a look at some of the weirdest, most absurd games in which he appears.
Mario Paint took all the best things about Microsoft Paint, put them on Super Nintendo… and added music. Originally a pack-in title with the Super NES mouse peripheral, Mario Paint let the plumber show off his creative side. Mario Paint might be best remembered for the bizarre music people have created in the years since. But most importantly, it showed us a side of Mario we never knew before: wearing a smock.