One of the strangest video game stories of 2018 was the saga of Bowsette. This fan-made character, the product of Bowser acquiring a Super Crown, dominated social media for weeks after the initial comic was released. It sparked fan art galore, numerous cosplays and spin-off characters, a game mod, and even a convention in Japan. Months later, the original artist has just been awarded with a trophy for coming up with the character.
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