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Snapcase
26-09-2002, 15:45:40
I usually try to avoid fanmade remakes and clones for this series, but honestly this has as little to do with Mario as with Duke Nukem 3D (from which another piece of graphics is stolen).

No, the game feels more like a Wario game, really. That is, if Wario had been coded in QBasic by an insane, semi-literate Brazilian 14-year-old. The game has no enemies, no webpage, no real levels, no save functions and amazingly ugly graphics... But brilliant, precise gameplay and some absolutely beautifully designed intelligent platform levels. Should take about 2 hours to complete.

Download it off HOTU (http://www.the-underdogs.org/game.php?name=MarioUp).

Venom
26-09-2002, 15:47:46
What the hell is it then?

Scabrous Birdseed
26-09-2002, 16:34:39
It's a quasi-difficult, addictive platform game in fucking Portugese. And it's only 225k, get it for fuck's sake.

Venom
26-09-2002, 16:55:32
It scares me to not have any enemies to kill.

Scabrous Birdseed
26-09-2002, 17:01:16
You can die, though, repetedly and violently.

Venom
26-09-2002, 17:15:03
That's always a plus.

Scabrous Birdseed
26-09-2002, 17:30:02
And you will get really frustrated and beat your monitor with a hammer towards the end.

Sean
26-09-2002, 17:37:07
It wants EMS :(.

Scabrous Birdseed
26-09-2002, 17:39:02
Put the line DeviceHigh=EMM386.EXE in your CONFIG.SYS

Sean
26-09-2002, 17:42:37
In Windows XP?

Sean
26-09-2002, 17:44:04
Ah, got it working.

Scabrous Birdseed
26-09-2002, 17:44:08
Create a DOS partition?

Sean
26-09-2002, 17:48:25
Use the Memory tab in the program’s Properties box.

Is it insanely quick for everyone else, too?

Funkodrom
26-09-2002, 18:00:35
It's insanely addictive!

Scabrous Birdseed
26-09-2002, 18:01:07
No, it's normal speed here.

Sean
26-09-2002, 18:03:57
Nromal speed being Mario-esque speed?

Venom
26-09-2002, 18:14:52
I think you can tell XP to run it slow if it's too fast I think. Or I could be wrong. I probably am. Carry on.

Sean
26-09-2002, 20:17:44
I can’t find the option, so I’ll just have to work harder than you lazy bastards.

PosterBoy
27-09-2002, 13:17:01
Fart oo Fast on 2000

Scabrous Birdseed
27-09-2002, 14:40:59
Bah. I can't take people with non-standard OSses into acount.

Venom
27-09-2002, 14:43:05
There's got to be some slow down program out there for free. Something like Mo Slo or something. I've got that one laying around somewhere at home.

Scabrous Birdseed
27-09-2002, 15:00:21
And it times perfectly under Win 98, get that instead of that 2000 shit