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Author Topic: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest  (Read 6839 times)

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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #40 on: July 03, 2007, 03:25:00 pm »
It's also the only way to jump directly on top of the POW button from the bottom platform.  Very useful to good players.  My brother and I used to "KO" that game all the time on a single quarter (the level number changes to "KO" after level 25 I believe).

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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #41 on: July 15, 2007, 01:20:31 am »
mario bros 2 player is a blast  :applaud:

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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #42 on: June 17, 2008, 01:55:51 pm »
Got mine working and I love it. It's really true: nothing beats the original. Yes MAME comes very close, but those analogue sounds are just kicking ! :)

I suck on it though, haven't reached further than the slipice levels ....damn, this means delay on the restore, hadn't expected the PCB to work straight away ! :D

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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #43 on: June 17, 2008, 02:33:10 pm »
I haven't even got to the ice levels yet...  :dunno  Just cause I like the game doesn't mean I'm good at it!

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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #44 on: June 17, 2008, 05:02:31 pm »
Got mine working and I love it. It's really true: nothing beats the original. Yes MAME comes very close, but those analogue sounds are just kicking ! :)


Yeah, the running sounds are totally off in the latest MAME.  They used to be much better.  Part of the discrete audio rewrites I guess.

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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #45 on: June 17, 2008, 11:27:37 pm »
Kill that red fireball a few times and see how pissed it gets.

how do you kill the red fireball...?

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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #46 on: June 18, 2008, 12:22:56 am »
Kill that red fireball a few times and see how pissed it gets.

how do you kill the red fireball...?

from underneath....just as it makes contact with a girder....you jump. Nets you 1000 points, 2000 for the 2nd, 3000 for the 3rd....etc, etc.

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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #47 on: June 18, 2008, 01:12:02 am »
I like the idea of the gameplay, but the controls work very oldfashioned. If you jump left-up, you cannot correct the jump direction while jumping like in Super Mario Bros and other later platform games. This really demands knowledge of al jumping trajectories and leaves no room for correcting mistakes.
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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #48 on: June 18, 2008, 09:04:16 am »
Apparently Mario and Luigi took the money they made from clearing out the mutants from the pipes (being plumbers and all)
and got a Steve Austin bionic makeover. It always messes with me when I play one of the later games, then play DK and 'what? Mario died after a 1/2inch fall? Oh yeah..'
In my opine,  DK3 is the 'what the #$* were they thinking?' game. Disinfect Kong's nether regions as a game?


Poor old Rodney the bug killer didn't quite do as good as Mario as a franchise..

That said, I have a DK3 bezel I'd be glad to trade for a DK jr. one.  ;D
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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #49 on: June 18, 2008, 11:08:27 am »
I like the idea of the gameplay, but the controls work very oldfashioned. If you jump left-up, you cannot correct the jump direction while jumping like in Super Mario Bros and other later platform games. This really demands knowledge of al jumping trajectories and leaves no room for correcting mistakes.
Welcome to classic arcade gaming....

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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #50 on: June 18, 2008, 01:20:24 pm »
Poor old Rodney the bug killer didn't quite do as good as Mario as a franchise..

Poor old Stanley the bug killer didn't quite do as good as Mario as a franchise
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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #51 on: June 18, 2008, 05:26:34 pm »
Has Rodley, I mean, Stadney ever made a cameo in any other games?
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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #52 on: June 23, 2015, 12:47:48 am »
I own a super mario brother's vs love the game but bought a 60 in 1 today. Hope I bought the right one

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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #54 on: July 06, 2015, 01:35:54 pm »
The wide body Mario Bros is a sweet cab. If I had more space, I would definitely look at picking one up. I do prefer the gameplay of SMB over the original, but Mario Bros is a fun game in its own right.
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Re: Mario bros. - one of THE lamest
« Reply #55 on: July 29, 2015, 02:37:26 pm »
Regarding 2-player, this thread woke up an old memory.  When this game originally appeared in the arcade we viewed it strictly as a two player game.  I and my friends didn't even consider playing it as one player, but only in pairs.  Never went near it when I was alone.

On the MAME cab today for my daughter and I, this is probably our second favorite 2-player game (after Bubble Bobble).