Questions tagged [super-mario-maker-2]

Super Mario Maker 2 is a side-scrolling platform game creation system and video game. It was developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch video game console, and was released worldwide in June 2019.

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How do I view my friends' world records?

I'd like to attempt to beat my friends' world records. I can view my own in my creator profile, but I can't figure out how to view their profiles. How can I find their world records so I can destroy ...
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How can I duplicate and upload an already uploaded mario maker course?

So I'm on Mario maker 2 3.0, and I just uploaded a short course I want to expand on, and perhaps upload the expanded version on a later date. So I selected my course, selected "save as" to duplicate ...
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Does it matter what placement you have when you lost?

In a competitive game, in game styles and level settings with flagpoles, if you manage to grab the flagpole after it was already grabbed (during the grace period), you lose less points. Does your ...
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How are levels for Super Mario Maker 2 licensed?

Who owns copyright on the Super Mario Maker 2 levels produced by users? My initial assumption had been Nintendo, but I have been unable to find the EULA available publicly. Do level creators have ...
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Are items in question blocks in Mario Maker 2 globally loaded?

This is a pretty basic question. I don't have the game and just want to know this so I can design a level. In short, I want to know if an object in a question block is still loaded if it is past the ...
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How is the SMM2 stage “Do not… look… left…” implemented?

I saw some interesting course in Super Mario Maker 2, for example, the 1st course in this video. I don't understand how it's made, maybe some enemies hiding over the ceiling? How can I use this ...
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How did the visual vocabulary of Super Mario Maker become standardized? [closed]

For instance, a Z shape made with tracks indicates that the player should spin-jump. A track-square seems to be flexible, meaning that something should happen in that box (e.g., bouncing off something)...
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Is there a way to force the state of on/off switch in 3-D world?

In normal worlds, I can force a on/off state with a simple contraption like so: ----||SP||OF|SH| SP = sideways spring OF = On/Off switch SH = Shell with the color of the block I want to force on ...
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Are 1-Ups any good as rewards in Super Mario Maker 2?

I'm looking to reward the players of levels I make in Super Mario Maker 2 for finding secret areas, getting past difficult sections, etc. In the original Super Mario Brothers series (Super Mario ...
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How do I replace an uploaded level with a newer version?

I tweaked one of my levels to prevent some cheese, but it wouldn't let me upload it again without deleting the previous level. Unfortunately doing so lost all my previous likes and maker points ...
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What should I check to ensure my level is enjoyable/not flawed before uploading? [closed]

What are some of the things that are objectively advisable to check in your level before uploading? For example, it may be a good idea to check for softlocks, key-death, unintended strategies. Can ...
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Can you make an empty sub area change from horizontal to vertical?

I created a level in Super Mario Maker 2, and now I want to make a sub area. When I went in, I made it horizontal. Is there a way to convert it to vertical, while keeping the blocks in the overworld?
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Is there a Redo (Undo Undo) function in Super Mario Maker 2?

If I use the Undo Dog to Undo one step too far in Super Mario Maker 2, is there any way to redo? For example if I forget what my third last action was and I undo 3 times, and realize that I actually ...
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Which items will balance each other out in SMM2?

In Super Mario Maker 2, Nintendo has added the seesaw item, which will tilt in either direction based on the weight of the items on it. Is there a master list of how much each item weighs?
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Make enemies move right in Super Mario Maker 2

Every environmental enemy (meaning, they don't react to Mario -- only environmental stimuli) I create insists on going left unless I contrive a scenario that forces them to go to the right. Even ant ...
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Is it possible to make Flying Koopas which move horizontally?

When given wings, Red Koopas move in a vertical line up and down. Green Koopas simply hop around, and don't actually fly. I'd really like the option of having a Flying Koopa which moves horizontally ...
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How can I create a one-way warp pipe?

In Super Mario Maker 1, it was possible to create a one-way warp pipe -- a warp pipe that can be traversed normally from one end, but where nothing happens when Mario attempts to enter it from the ...
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Does the castle construction order matter?

Apparently there are a few unlocks that require building up the castle in story mode, does it matter which order I construct the pieces?
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How can I turn a level into night mode?

I know that each theme has a corresponding night mode, that changes some properties, such as lower gravity. However, I can't figure out how to actually switch a theme over to night mode. How can I ...
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Create a brick containing a single coin?

In Super Mario Maker 2, when I add a coin to a standard (brown) brick block, that block ends up containing multiple coins. Is it possible to create a standard brick block that contains a single coin? ...