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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 Stabyourself.net 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: stabyourself.net/mario0/.

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.

Enjoy!

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