The castle hub from Mario 64 got a rather faithful recreation in the form of a Minecraft map.

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There are a couple neat touches to this build. For example, the paintings are all there in-game, regardless of the resource pack you use, because the builders—redditor SlipNSchlong and a “buddy”—imported them as maps (the in-game ones made of paper).

They used this online tool to convert images of the paintings into maps.

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Also, the castle itself uses Time Lord technology is bigger on the inside. Using teleports, when you walk through the doorway into a room that would extend through the castle’s exterior wall, you’re warped into the actual room, which is outside the castle. Pretty cool.

Below are couple more screenshots I took, in no particular order. If you wanna have a look yourself, you can download the map here. All you need is vanilla Minecraft to play.

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