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[Classic Cheats] Super Mario Bros. – Infinite Lives

The holy grail of Super Mario Bros. cheats. The infinite lives cheat! Everyone knows about this one – or at least should – but knowing about it and being able to pull it off are different stories. I think I’ve only done it twice, but I’ve also only tried it…

Mario and the One Foot Sliding Trick

Kickoff those Sunday shoes…cause Mario is about to get Footloose. Originally I was going to put this under the [Classic Cheats] but it really isn’t. It’s just Mario being Mario…on one foot! Cool little trick in the classic Super Mario Bros. title –  to do this just hold B and jump…

[Classic Cheats] Super Mario Bros. – Extra Life Edition

Doubling down on this edition of classic cheats with not one, but two ways of earning those extra lives we all love so dearly. Of course there is the infinite life trick – but that’ll be covered separately since it deserves the attention. These are a bit more simple in…

[Classic Cheats] Super Mario Bros. – Minus World

As a former QA engineer (and still one at heart) I really enjoy finding bugs in code/websites/games. Some are straightforward issues – player can’t do expected action at expected time or there is clipping etc – but sometimes you get bugs that completely defy the logic that powers it. These…

[Classic Cheats] Super Mario Bros. – Game Over Man, Game Over!

Classic titles didn’t have much in terms of ‘saves slots’ or ‘checkpoints’. Instead, you learned to cherish every life you had to accomplish your mission. Old school games were an exercise of trial and error and starting from the beginning if you failed beyond what was acceptable. Well, this little…