Best Mario RPGs


The Top Ten

1 Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story

No, Super Mario RPG is underrated by modernists that call it "just a Final Fantasy ripoff/Mario version of Final Fantasy) and Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story's predecessors are even greater than Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time's successors!

This is the best Mario RPG in my opinion. I think Super Mario RPG is overrated and this game gives character development to Bowser. We were also greeted with the best villain in Mario Games. - DCfnaf

2 Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

This is my favorite! After that, the original! - HeavyDonkeyKong

It punches me in the gut to know that I'ma ctually viting against Bowser's isnide story, but this game just holds a place in my heart... sorry guys... - HeavyDonkeyKong

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3 Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

I grew up playing this as a kid and you know what its one of the most nostalgic games ever behind Super Mario Bros1,2,and 3and Mario 64,Mario Kart 1.Also in October 2017 a enhanced remake of this game released.It lacks the charm of the original but still is good.

4 Mario & Luigi: Dream Team

This game is underrated. I can tell ya that it's better than Superstar Saga and Partners in Time. MOVE THIS HIGHER - DCfnaf

This is just beautiful

5 Super Paper Mario

Love this game! Very underrated. - DCfnaf

I love this game! - HeavyDonkeyKong

6 Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time

What is this here? - noo7na7

There are only ten RPGS. So it got on. Partners is a good game, but I prefer all the other Mario RPGs. - DCfnaf

7 Paper Mario

Why is this at the lowest rank? It's a really great game.

This kis super pape rmario covers but paper Mario is a great game. - HeavyDonkeyKong

8 Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

This game is my favourite! I also love Paper Mario 64, Super Paper Mario and Mario and Luigi Superstar Saga, and Bowser's Inside Story is wonderful enjoyable game too, but this one started Mario's trilogy of RPGs, therefore gets my vote.

9 Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam

I think Paper Jam is better than Sticker Star and Partners in Time. I was worried about them going on the NSMB route with the characters, but it's okay because they did it well. However the levels are bland and the papercraft battles are dumb. But the regular bosses are really good! I have mixed feelings about this one. It's better than some of the other games on here though. - DCfnaf

10 Paper Mario: Sticker Star

Higher than the other Paper Mario games... - HeavyDonkeyKong

What is this in here? - noo7na7

At five? Are you kidding me? I absolutely HATE Paper Mario Sticker Star. Why?

1. No Experience

So you don't even level up from battles. How is this CONSIDERED an RPG if there is no way to gain Experience? All you get from battles is coins to buy stickers which you use to fight enemies to get more coins...yeah there's no point! Battles are USELESS!

2. The Story

The story is flat out TERRIBLE for two reasons:

First of all, unlike just about EVERY OTHER Mario RPG, which forgets about the Bowser kidnapping Peach story, it acts JUST LIKE the New Super Mario Bros Games.

Second of all, we have to find these 6 Royal stickers. Why? Why should I care about these eight royal stickers? Stickers have never mattered in the MK before this! We are given no explanation on them either!

3. The Characters

Every friendly character is a Toad, and all the bosses are giant versions of common enemies.

4. The Navigation

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3. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
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