Watch Cibele creator Nina Freeman build a stage in Super Mario Maker

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Nina Freeman has had quite a year. After joining Gone Home developer The Fullbright Company in 2015 as a level designer to work on their upcoming game Tacoma, she also released Cibele, her semi-autobiographical game about a girl who meets a young man in an online role-playing game. In January, Freeman was named as part of Forbes’ annual 30 Under 30 in Games list.

We caught up with Freeman during this year’s Game Developers Conference, where Cibele won the Independent Game Festival Nuovo Award, and asked her to create a Super Mario Maker stage for our Devs Make Mario series. The resulting stage is called “Mario & Boo’s Mall Date,” a level she says is partially inspired by a M…

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