At the start of Chapter 1, Mario enters the Desert and attempts to soul seek while being followed by Waluijew. However, he fails. After wandering for an unspecified amount of time, he enters the town of Casinoburg, which is operated by Whoosh Whoosh Flappy. Waluijew attempts to enter Whoosh Whoosh Flappy Casino Land, but is delayed by Ganky Goomba. Waluijew and Professor Whoosh Whoosh Flappy make plans to kill Mario as Mario enters the toad inn.