chapter 1. go east throo petal meadows.you'll thenn be at a city. keep going west and go into the pink house and talk to the mayor. then get some pow blocks and mushrooms.you'll need them. and get fire flowers to. more flowers than pow's though. keep the pow's and fireflowers 'till later. dodge the koopas and goombas. then go into a room with two clefts. press "a" by the first one and fight them. still, keep the pow and fires.now keep dodging fights as you go east and into the next room. fight the 2 statues. now use the pows. not fires. then go east and into the next room. talk to the thwomp statue and answer the questions. then he'll move and you go down the pipe and kill the fuzzies to the east first. then get the moon rok. then go west and kill the fuzzies to get the sun rock. then go back and you fite the golden fuzzy. kill it then go up the pipe and back to the city. go to the inn and sleep. then buy lots of mushrooms. now keep going west untill u get koops. the go west more untill you get to a strange rock formation. throw koops on the west side and hold "x" then hit the other switch with your hammer and let go of "x" at the same time. (after you put the rocks in the holes) then go into the pipe and into the castle. you go up and east then use the plane to get to the other side. go east and through the door. go through and fight red bones. then find your way through the castle. (if i told you how the guide would be way too long) its not that hard. then you get the curse and go back to the redbones room. get the badge with the curse and go to fight hooktail. PUT ON THE BADGE FIRST. it makes it way easier. trust me, i almost lost without it. then you beat him and get the star. and theres sumthin else. but i won't ruin it. then. end of chapter.