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Brawl Stage of the Week: The Web

Candace Savino

Welcome to Nintendo Wii Fanboy's Brawl Stage of the Week feature, in which we showcase some of our favorite Smash Bros. Brawl stages. We'll have some themed weeks, some contest weeks, and some "whatever we damn well please" weeks to help you keep your Brawl experience fresh.

This week we're featuring a completely original stage, made by SoshiKitai. Called "The Web," Soshi considers this one his masterpiece -- and we can see why. The picture doesn't really translate how fun and crazy this stage actually is. In fact, "The Web" is so massive that not even the warp star trick can fully capture it. Luckily, you can experience it for yourself by downloading it here, but check on after the break for some more details on the stage and instructions on how to play it.

The Web by SoshiKitai

This stage is best described by its name -- "The Web." Like a giant spider web, it's easy to get stuck in one of the stage's many compartments. The dropping boxes and thin stage pieces allow you to escape though, so it's never too frustrating. The large number of compartments also make this stage very maze-like.


1. Download the file
2. Save it to an SD card in the following location:
  • US versions of Brawl: \private\wii\app\RSBE\st\st_080422_2249.bin
  • Japanese versions of Brawl: \private\wii\app\RSBJ\st\st_080422_2249.bin
3. Put the SD card with the file on it in your Wii and start up Brawl
4. During the stage selection, click "Melee Stages" in the bottom-right corner
5. Then click "Custom Stages" in the bottom-right corner and choose the custom stage you want to play on (this particular stage is called "The Web")

Still don't get it? Not sure how to send in your own creation? Other questions on the stage feature? Just email

We'd very much like to see some of your contributions and suggestions, so send them in to From the hard, to the ridiculous, to the incredibly awesome, to the even more ridiculous, make sure to show us your favorites (and your own creations)!

A theme we'd like to do soon is DS-inspired stages. You can send us any stages you've seen or made for future use, but if you'd like to participate in our upcoming theme week, make sure to send stages inspired by DS games or the handheld itself!

Also, if you're interested in seeing last week's Brawl Stage of the Week, then click here.

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