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Mario Royale is a wild battle royale twist on an old classic

By Cal Jeffrey · 7 replies
Jun 19, 2019
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  1. It is called Mario Royale and as the name implies it is based on Super Mario Bros you play in your browser. For the most part, it works just like the original game. The difference: There are 74 other people playing at the same time — all trying to get to the end of the level before you.

    If you are a Super Mario ace, play this game. You will be humbled. Everyone plays as Mario, and even though the other players appear semi-transparent, it is easy to lose track of which one is you. The chaos completely throws off your timing.

    After several matches, I found myself getting better, but still dying a lot. It is an interesting new challenge on a very familiar old game, which makes it quite fun after you get over your initial frustration.

    Unfortunately, it is not a licensed Nintendo game. The company’s track record of taking down unlicensed content is well-known, and the creator's disclaimer is not likely to ward off a cease and desist order.

    “Mario and all related assets are property of Nintendo,” his notice reads. “Mario Royale is a completely free fan-created parody game. Please don’t sue me. Please.

    I doubt Nintendo will sue him, but it will certainly tell him to take it down eventually. If you want to give this inventive twist on Super Mario Bros a try, head over to the Mario Royale website before he is served with a DMCA takedown notice.

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  2. PixelMediaArts

    PixelMediaArts TS Enthusiast Posts: 18   +34

    Unplayable...
     
  3. Cal Jeffrey

    Cal Jeffrey TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 1,763   +423

    What browser are you using? I was getting errors when I tried it in Safari, but I switched to Chrome and it played fine.
     
  4. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 2,559   +550

    Pretty cool, they aren't just ghost images you are all playing together! :)
    Works with FF
     
  5. stewi0001

    stewi0001 TS Evangelist Posts: 2,196   +1,620

    How do players get eliminated? dying and last to finish?
     
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  6. Impudicus

    Impudicus TS Addict Posts: 137   +93

    Ohhh the stars.... I see
     
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2019
  7. Cal Jeffrey

    Cal Jeffrey TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 1,763   +423

    Yeah dying from what I have seen from playing so far. Those that make it to the end of the world go on to the next. I presume that it continues that way until everyone left finishes the game. But I've yet to make it all the way through two levels. I'm still trying though.
     
  8. lexster

    lexster TS Maniac Posts: 464   +227

    Tried this. Bizarre.
     

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