A linguistic odyssey.
Do you remember the mysterious swirly language dotted around Super Mario Sunshine‘s Isle Delfino? Probably not, and that’s okay — this is a 20-year-old game, after all. But that hasn’t stopped one YouTuber from the channel 2CPhoenix from digging in a little further. Yes, if you hadn’t guessed by now, the language has been translated.
This was no easy feet. The ‘Dolphic’ language (as dubbed by 2CPhoenix) is pretty hard to come by across Isle Delfino. It can only be found in three Sunshine levels where it is often blown up to the point of illegibility, or obscured by some other object. In short, you’re not going to pick it up just by being immersed in the island’s culture.
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