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This is a simple little adventure platformer. Arrow keys move, X to jump and Z for special (can be rebound by clicking the menu button in game). There are 8 levels in one world with 4 different power ups, including Mushroom, Fire, Liquid, and Magic. In addition, there are two vehicles in some levels, the Jackhammer and the 'Copter.


Halfway through this submission, I lost all desire to work on it. This is not my first game, and as I continue to sink months into these monsters, I yearn to work with my own ideas rather than someone elses. The Bros can never be 'my' characters, and while I think it's great to parody things to get yourself going into something like this, at some point you have to depart and use your own inspiration to create something. And I don't want to score points and fame just because i'm using ideas that are familiar to people.

Having a non-completed project was stunting my drive to commit to any new ideas, so I forced myself to go back and finish this up. That's why things aren't well polished in some areas, and keep in mind this game was suppose to span 3 worlds, not one. Still, I think the physics are the most forgiving of any Bros game and I think there's something to be enjoyed from it.

So, it is what it is. Hope you guys have fun with it.

Edit: Added in better height from wall jumps and fixed a few glitches.

Edit 2021: This submissions still exists! Huzzah!

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this game is awesome. i played a little bit of old mario bros for the first time a few months ago on flashpoint, and from the few minutes i've played, this seems like a worthy sequel. its too bad you never finished it, but i definitely understand the feeling of being unmotivated/ swamped with work. i don't blame you. it's too bad about old mario bros being taken down though. did you take it down yourself, or did newgrounds/nintendo? anyways, thanks for making these games.

PS: i love the artstyle : )
PPS: im never usually on here so i probably won't respond to your reply if you do

i love how the style it's a reference to the original Super Mario Bros on the nes


i can't wall jump on the fences and pipes cave! why?

It's a great game, though it is impossible to get past the beanstalk level, and the wall-jump is a bit too hard to do.

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4.29 / 5.00

Apr 23, 2011
9:42 PM EDT
  • Daily 5th Place April 25, 2011