Smithy has stolen the seven star pieces of the Star Road! Join Mario and the rest of his party as they embark on a journey to eliminate Smithy in Super Mario RPG - Legend of the Seven Stars! Unlike your traditional Mario platformer arcade game, Super Mario RPG is a role-playing adventure game that was released back in 1996 for multiple gaming consoles and contains elements to other Square role-playing video games, such as the Final Fantasy series. The game follows Mario and his party as they try to take down the game's main antagonist named Smithy. The game has five permanent playable characters and many guest characters can be played along the way. Upon release, the game was very well received, having people praising its wonderful 3D graphics, in-depth RPG adventure experience, and funny humor.