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This is something I've been playing with during lunch breaks at work.. type in world1.1 as the level to load controls: Q=UP A=stop Z= down closed apple = JUMP (right ALT in applewin) Gravity, and the entire world is out of phase by 90 degrees, because I used the built in text screen scroller. The goal is to make a %100 BASIC Super Mario Bros. game. not planned on being supported are: background sprites What works: walking, jumping, collision detection (KIND OF), level editor, level scrolling. you can only jump from a standstill. I know how to make it work, haven't done it yet. To do: fix physics. Add enemies. Detect collisions with : enemies, power ups, coins, presence of pipes below mario when he pushes LEFT, changing marios coordinates when he is on a moving platform.





I prototyped Super Mario Brothers in BASIC. I figured out the game logic is very simple. So now I need to work on getting the Hires tile-engine running ..... Update, Antoine had a good idea to scroll the screen 1 byte at a time. Saves me alot of coding to get this prototype running.
MMphosis posted a cool bit of code to draw mario on the hi-res screen in color:

0 H = 2:V = 2:M = 130:N = 70
1 HGR : HCOLOR= 6: HPLOT 0,0
2 CALL 62454: FOR Y = 0 TO 191
3 READ A$:L = LEN (A$):X = 0
4 IF L = 0 THEN 80
5 B = Y * V + N: FOR I = 1 TO L
6 C$ = MID$ (A$,I,1)
7 P = X * H + M:E = P + H - 1
10 IF C$ = "." THEN 70
20 IF C$ = "O" THEN HCOLOR= 5
30 IF C$ = ";" THEN HCOLOR= 4
40 IF C$ = "@" THEN HCOLOR= 7
50 FOR Z = B TO B + V - 1
60 HPLOT P,Z TO E,Z: NEXT Z
70 X = X + 1: NEXT I,Y
80 DATA.....OOOOOO
82 DATA....OOOOOOOOOO
84 DATA....;;;@@;@@
86 DATA...;@;@@@;@@@@
88 DATA...;@;;@@@;@@@@
90 DATA...;;@@@@;;;;;
92 DATA.....@@@@@@@@
94 DATA....;;;O;;;
96 DATA...;;;;O;;;
98 DATA.@;;;;OO;;;,@@@;;OO@OO
100 DATA.;;OOOOOOO,...;;OOOO
102 DATA..;;;;,..;;;, 

A screenshot of the drawing and scrolling code working with the BASIC MARIO level format!
I didn't change anything... I just wrote a parser in BASIC to cycle through the level tiles, and
display them on screen. So I have world1.1 to world1.4 entered, and have 4 levels to play once
I get it all working...
In the upper right is the same screenshot of SuperMario Bros. running
on NES:









I've been stuck in Mario Land!