"Well, I did it. This is THE lowest possible score you can finish [Super Mario Bros.
] with (without continuing)." via
Over at the AtariAge forums, user Sprybug has been coding an Atari 2600 Super Mario Bros. clone
to run on the Harmony Cartridge
. Some screenshots
. The game running on the cartridge
. The game running in an emulator
. And some previous discussion
on the difficulty of programming for the Atari 2600.
This Charming Man
by The Smiths, covered in the best way possible.
is kind of mind-blowing the first time you see it. It is not a PC or flash game, but a romhack that can run on a real NES. But which game is it a hack of? [more inside]
Tired of that NES controller digging into your palms? How about playing with your face?
(SLYT) [more inside]
Was Mario some Communist propaganda?
"If anything can be said about Mario, it is that he seems to wear quite a bit a red . It’s on his name, it’s the color of his suspenders, his super mushrooms, his flag, even his hat." He does kinda look like an 8-bit Stalin, but a more important question must be asked: "Is Mario a drug pusher?