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Puzzle 556: Fencing Match 48

Mario Marathon 5 is on! Some random people are playing main series Mario games (from classics like Super Mario Bros. to the recent hits Super Mario Galaxy 2 and New Super Mario Bros. Wii). and raising money for the charity Child's Play! You should totally watch and/or donate. (Speaking of donating, I'll donate $1 for every person who e-mails me [glmathgrant@gmail.com] a correct solution to this puzzle within the next 24 hours, up to a maximum of $10. Get to work.)
(Edit: I feel slightly more charitable. Each solution after the first 10 solutions is worth 50 cents, up to a maximum of $25. Get to work!)
(Edit 2: David Millar of The Griddle is going to match my donation! Now you have even more incentive to get to work!)
(Edit 3: I'm extending the deadline by 24 hours. That's my last grace, though. For the duration of this exciting offer, a countdown timer on the left side of this blog will tell you how much time remains. Get to work before it hits zero!)
(Edit 4: The timer has expired. $21 was raised! A list of solvers will be included in a comment on this post.)

Letting Individuals Think Separately: Update 1

Spheniscine tells me that he has received his prize from Letting Individuals Think Separately. What was it?

My 25th birthday cake!

A bit overdue, but here's the picture!
I think I'll stick with smaller puzzles as much as I can in the future; smaller cells are slightly less readable on a cake.

Monday Mutant 112: Cross the Streams

Shade in some cells black such that the black cells are all connected to each other through their edges, and no 2x2 cell area within the grid contains all black cells. Numbers to the left of a row or above a column represent the groups of consecutive black cells which are in that row or column. For example, a clue of "3" means the row or column has three consecutive black cells, and a clue of "3 1" means that the row or column has a group of three consecutive black cells followed by a single black cell, separated by at least one white cell. A question mark (?) represents a group of consecutive black cells whose size is unknown; an asterisk (*) represents any number of unknown groups of black cells, including none at all.

Monday Mutant 111: Process of Illumination (queens / king clues)

In this Process of Illumination puzzle, every light bulb illuminates its own cell, plus all other cells in an uninterrupted horizontal, vertical, or diagonal line, up to the perimeter of the puzzle, or a black cell (whichever is closer). (In a regular Process of Illumination puzzle, the light bulbs operate like chess rooks; here, they function as chess queens.) Additionally, a number on a black cell represents how many light bulbs are on cells which share an edge or a corner with that cell. The rules are otherwise unchanged.
A reminder: like MellowMelon's queen-themed puzzle, the numbers refer not only to bulbs in orthogonally adjacent cells, but also diagonally adjacent ones.

Monday Mutant 110: Process of Illumination (queens)

In this Process of Illumination puzzle, every light bulb illuminates its own cell, plus all other cells in an uninterrupted horizontal, vertical, or diagonal line, up to the perimeter of the puzzle, or a black cell (whichever is closer). (In a regular Process of Illumination puzzle, the light bulbs operate like chess rooks; here, they function as chess queens.) The rules are otherwise unchanged.
A reminder: unlike MellowMelon's queen-themed puzzle, the numbers refer only to bulbs in orthogonally adjacent cells, and not diagonally adjacent ones.

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