Shysters were enemies in Super Mario RPG on the SNES. The actual enemy is supposed to be a Shy Guy riding a pogo-stick, but as a kid I misinterpreted them as a pogo hybrid creature. Their feet became little gloves and their arms became shoulder pads.
“I admire a lot of the interesting shortcuts Nintendo took to fit the animation in the original Mario games. In an attempt to demonstrate some of these shortcuts, I’ve decided to animate a few characters in Flash, with a breakdown of the different parts. This week, I’ve decided to show off Goomba, Porcupo, and Tryclyde.”