My Super Mario Bros: World 1-1  (Memories of Play & Making) 

A short autobiographical game made with Bitsy. Explore World 1-1 from Super Mario Bros and collect the coins, mushrooms, flowers and stars to read my thoughts and memories about playing and making games. There are other secrets to be found too.

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Move with the arrow keys. 

On touch screen you can swipe the direction you want to move. 

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Bitsy is a tool, by Adam Le Doux for making little games where you can walk round, speak to things and collect things. It's a lovely combination of restrictive and simple which can be a blessing or a curse depending on what you try to do with it. 

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Updated 3/2/19: 

  • Included further thoughts when death occurs.
  • Changed title to 'World 1-1' rather than 'Level 1-1'


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OMFG I BEAT IT

That was great! I'm a big fan of the category of bitsy games that reinterpret spaces from other games. I wouldn't worry about academic papers if I were you, I think Bitsy is a perfect medium for game related non-fiction and more people will probably read it anyhow :p

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Thanks. I'll always worry about academic papers, but I am getting more interested in games as tools for discussing game design.

I honestly like your game, because of how hard you worked on it with a program with so many limitations!

The coding language you were talking about with the goto command is batch (.bat), and I also played the game multiple times to read all the text boxes!

Thanks for playing. I think it was BBC Basic that I used to write text adventures in, not sure if that's related to Batch or not.