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Are you a Nintendo® Super Mario Bros.™ (スーパーマリオブラザーズ) fan? How about Valve®’s Portal™? Now imagine if you combine these two hit games — a 1985 and a 2007 game — together? What do you get?

Mari0 is powered by LÖVE, I mean, the framework, which allows creation of 2D games using the Lua programming language possible. A game crossover developed by the team, a two-man studio formed in early 2011 by Maurice Guégan and Sašo Smolej.

What are some of the features that comes with Mari0?

  • Complete recreation of Super Mario Bros.
  • Elements from Portal
  • Portal gun that shoots portals
  • 4-player simultaneaous coop
  • Level editor that was used to create the levels in the game
  • 33 different hats
  • Downloadable Mappacks
  • Game modifiers for extra fun

The game is available in all major platforms: GNU/Linux, OSX, and Windows. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported or CC By-NC-SA 3.0 Unported.

Download the game and have fun with your friends! You can get it from the official website, free-of-charge:

Oh, and if you are Linux player you need to install the LÖVE framework, at least version 0.8.0, which you can get here, or for Ubuntu users simply add this ppa: ppa:bartbes/love-unstable or run this command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bartbes/love-unstable.


Is a self-confessed bibliophile and technophile other than being an early adopter, an avid gamer, a geek, nerd, role-player, anime otaku, and trekker.

His first online project was in 1998 when he launched the unofficial website for Ansalon MUD and his own community forums Laibcoms.Community. By 2003 he created his work blog GM-Yukino which grew into gameshogun™, Snoworld™, and techmagus™.

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