Super Mario Bros Special Redux

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Should I release a small demo?

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Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby PrinceApple » Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:57 am

Hey guys. It's me UGM, or PrinceApple. Whichever you prefer. This episode is a remake of Super Mario Bros. Special, pretty much 1:1 save for a few item placements (because I thought some were so stupid I had to change them) bgo placements, and stuff like that. I hope to god it's better than the original Sharp X1 and NEC-PC8801 versions. Don't worry, this version has good scrolling unlike the 1986 original.

I'm basically remaking this game for experience with original concepts and designing my own levels. It will feature 9 worlds. 8 of which, were in the original game. The 9th world will be a world compromised of 4 levels using designs and tropes I learned while remaking these levels.

I had to make up my own story to go with the game, as the original certainly didn't have that much of it to begin with.
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After the events of the Lost Levels, Mario/Luigi finally saves Princess Peach... Or so he thinks for about 20 seconds.
Upon talking with Peach for.. like, 3 seconds.. The two hear a roar from the other room. Mario/Luigi turns around
to discover Bowser, living, breathing, and walking. Bowser tosses Mario/Luigi out of the castle, and Mario/Luigi finds that
all the doors are locked. Looks like he'll have to find another way to get to Bowser.

After venturing in the many lands of the Mushroom Kingdom, the princess tells Mario/Luigi that Wario has stolen all
of her gold while she was kidnapped! Mario/Luigi then ventures into Sarasaland (W9) to come face to face with the yellow-clad
plumber and give him a piece of their mind.
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World 1: 4/4 levels (world map done)
World 2: 4/4 levels (world map done)
World 3: 4/4 levels (world map done)
World 4: 4/4 levels (world map done)
World 5: 4/4 levels (world map done)
World 6: 4/4 levels (world map done)
World 7: 4/4 levels (world map done)
World 8: 4/4 levels (world map done)
World 9: 1/7 levels (world map done)
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby Mademargin » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:07 am

What is that "HELLO!" area for...?
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby PrinceApple » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:08 am

Mademargin wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:07 am
What is that "HELLO!" area for...?
That is in the original game. If you walk past the goal you can actually find a hidden 1-up and powerup there.
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby Cedur » Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:41 am

so is this the project where you said on Discord that it "won't get finished"?
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby PrinceApple » Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:03 pm

Cedur wrote:
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so is this the project where you said on Discord that it "won't get finished"?
I said 'both projects wont get finished' as a joke. Kind of like most things I say
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby PrinceApple » Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:22 am

I added a poll to the OP, asking if you guys want to see a small demo consisting of the first two worlds.
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby PrinceApple » Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:53 am

Demo 1 has been added.
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby MegaDood » Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:56 am

This is a nice idea, especially with the new power-up pack. Also, what version is this for?
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby PrinceApple » Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:58 am

It's being made in 2.0 PAL but I probably won't release until Beta 4 is out because, you know.
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby MegaDood » Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:20 am

PrinceApple wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:58 am
It's being made in 2.0 PAL but I probably won't release until Beta 4 is out because, you know.
Ah ok, would you have to revise some stuff in the episode once Beta 4 comes out?
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby PrinceApple » Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:29 am

MegaDood wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:20 am
PrinceApple wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:58 am
It's being made in 2.0 PAL but I probably won't release until Beta 4 is out because, you know.
Ah ok, would you have to revise some stuff in the episode once Beta 4 comes out?
Not sure. I'm probably gonna release it in PAL and do some touch-ups if it doesn't work in beta 4, since it's pretty close to release. World 7 is gonna be a bruh moment to make because it's just enemy spam for 3 levels then a pipe maze for a castle.
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby MegaDood » Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:32 am

PrinceApple wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:29 am
MegaDood wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:20 am
PrinceApple wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:58 am
It's being made in 2.0 PAL but I probably won't release until Beta 4 is out because, you know.
Ah ok, would you have to revise some stuff in the episode once Beta 4 comes out?
Not sure. I'm probably gonna release it in PAL and do some touch-ups if it doesn't work in beta 4, since it's pretty close to release. World 7 is gonna be a bruh moment to make because it's just enemy spam for 3 levels then a pipe maze for a castle.
Nice, well good luck with it.
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby PrinceApple » Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:56 am

I also added some new elements to the story and added things that specify which worlds have their map completed.
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby Electriking » Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:56 am

PrinceApple wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:29 am
MegaDood wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:20 am
PrinceApple wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:58 am
It's being made in 2.0 PAL but I probably won't release until Beta 4 is out because, you know.
Ah ok, would you have to revise some stuff in the episode once Beta 4 comes out?
Not sure. I'm probably gonna release it in PAL
How about we don't release PAL episodes before beta 4 releases.
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby sammerbro » Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:10 am

PrinceApple wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:29 am
MegaDood wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:20 am
PrinceApple wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:58 am
It's being made in 2.0 PAL but I probably won't release until Beta 4 is out because, you know.
Ah ok, would you have to revise some stuff in the episode once Beta 4 comes out?
Not sure. I'm probably gonna release it in PAL
Don't you know that PAL episode releases are discouraged?
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby PrinceApple » Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:34 am

sammerbro wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:10 am
Don't you know that PAL episode releases are discouraged?
I do know that. I see no problem with releasing an episode in PAL.
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby Cedur » Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:38 am

PrinceApple wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:34 am
sammerbro wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:10 am
Don't you know that PAL episode releases are discouraged?
I do know that. I see no problem with releasing an episode in PAL.

the problem may not be on your end only, many people report that they can't even open the game (plus as said potential transferral issues between PAL and Beta4)
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby PrinceApple » Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:52 am

I'm just not gonna wait until 'it's done' which could be in 3 months, 8 months, 2 years, 8 years, 70 years, 2000 years. like, if they want us to wait however long you want us to wait, maybe give us concrete information? that'd be cool
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby Electriking » Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:54 am

You can't put a release date for an update if you don't know that release date.
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Re: Super Mario Bros Special Redux

Postby Cedur » Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:56 am

It's most likely not too far away. You can release it in PAL first if you like, but don't be surprised about bug reports, and when Beta 4 comes out, you'd have to check everything again anyway
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