Mario is the King in the Super Mario Chess Set from ThinkGeek. So, you’d think that Princess Peach would be the Queen. But she’s not. Surprisingly, Luigi is the Queen. Yes, the lanky – and arguably less ‘super’– brother gets to be the most powerful piece in this special edition of the classic strategy game.
So, if you’ve been waiting for a game that defines marriage as a union between a man and his taller brother, or if you just appreciate the aesthetics of the chess set’s 32 hand-painted figures, now’s your chance. Come on in and enter for your chance to win this super sweet Super Mario Chess Set.
Above: Team Mario vs. Team Bowser face off. Enter for your chance to win this classy chess set
Above: See how Luigi is listed as the Queen on the left? See that official Nintendo seal of approval on the right? Luigi is the Queen, and that’s canon folks. Long live the Queen!
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Jan 8, 2011