IN terms of coolest weapon to use... I don't think I had any. If I had to pick, it would be PharoahMan's power, from MM4, because you could charge it. I actually loved all the weapons from MM1. Gutsman was pretty cool. As for lamest: Snakeman. I mean, what is up with that? oooo, snakes, save me!
And the one I never really found a use for: flashman. There was of course that level in, I think, quickman's stage (maybe heatman's though), with those damn horizontal zapping thingies. But I think using flashman's powerup just distracts me.
As for why you get hurt and not the enemy in the game: well, I have to admit it's sort of lame, but you have to blame almost all the games on the nintendo system for this... I found it pretty cool challenge-wise, without really paying attention to what makes sence. I just love all 8-bit games so much! I think Scott will back me up on that... or maybe not.<P>Oh, and finally, who looks funniest? I will vote metal man for looking like a metal-plated doctor (its all in that thingy on his forehead... are there still doctors who wear that, or is that only in cartoons?
, but I know they all look quite comical, so you can have fun with that.<P>Peace out.