![[S1E4 Art.jpg]] The Wii U wasn’t really making a splash back in 2016. Max, Logan, and special guest Tomas Franzese bust out their decks of cards and paint palettes to examine if *Paper Mario*’s HD debut is one of the Wii U’s lost masterpieces. Can a fresh coat of paint hide the cracks of *Paper Mario*’s Wii U adventure? <audio controls> <source src="https://traffic.libsyn.com/chapterselectpod/CS_S1E4_Final.mp3"> </audio> - *[Download](https://traffic.libsyn.com/chapterselectpod/CS_S1E4_Final.mp3) (39MB) — [[CS_S1E4_Transcript_WiiU.pdf|Episode Transcript]]* - [RSS Feed](https://chapterselectpod.libsyn.com/rss) - [Overcast](https://overcast.fm/itunes1568777352/chapter-select) - [Apple Podcasts](https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/chapter-select/id1568777352) - [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/4f1TLZXbwtSX7uHROe9KlS) # *Paper Mario: Color Splash* - Developer – Intelligent Systems - Platform – Wii U - Release Date – October 7, 2016 in North America, October 13, 2016 in Japan - Producers – [Satoru Iwata](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satoru_Iwata) and [Tatsumi Kimishima](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatsumi_Kimishima) - Game Directors – [Naohiko Aoyama](https://nintendo.fandom.com/wiki/Naohiko_Aoyama) and [Taro Kudo](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taro_Kudo) - Composers – [Fumihiro Isobe](https://vgmdb.net/artist/34047) [Metacritic](https://www.metacritic.com/game/wii-u/paper-mario-color-splash) – 76/100 # Links - [*Paper Mario: Color Splash* Wiki](https://www.mariowiki.com/Paper_Mario:_Color_Splash) - [Rockstar’s Game Design is Outdated](https://youtu.be/MvJPKOLDSos) - Soundtrack - [YouTube](https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2XjmdkuVL-03sRUqbEFAgiHg08isEC-l) - [[S1E2 - Paper Mario - The Origami King]] --- *This episode was originally recorded on June 30, 2021.* [Max’s Twitter](https://www.twitter.com/maxroberts143) [Logan’s Twitter](https://www.twitter.com/mooreman12) [Tomas' Twitter](https://twitter.com/TomasFranzese) [Inverse](https://www.inverse.com/profile/tomas-franzese-21785140) Researcher, Editor, and Producer – Max Roberts Hosted by Logan Moore & Max Roberts Episode Cover Art by Max Roberts