We like to play the hero in video games, vowing to always do whatever it takes to save the day. But sometimes, getting the happy ending just isn’t possible. Even in Mario games.

Or at least, this is what a lot of hokey games would like us to believe.

You’ve gotta check out this hilarious level by Geoff The Hero, which spoofs a lot of EMOTIONAL CHOICES in serious games like Heavy Rain. It’s like the Super Mario version of Spec Ops: The Line, a sentence that I never thought I would type:

Gotta love the weird and unusual things people are creating in Mario Maker. Thanks for bringing it to my attention, @DMThigpen.