Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros

Yes, this actually happened — I met one of my childhood heroes at the National Media Museum in Bradford, whilst I was up there for the 2011 British Science Festival in September. Although in retrospect, this photo opportunity may have been designed for children.

I barely play any games now (although I have recently procured an Xbox 360 to play with the Kinect SDK), as I still hark back to the glory days of home gaming with the NES and SNES: I first played the original Super Mario Bros. on the NES when I was around eight years old and have played pretty much every Mario incarnation since (favourites: Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario World).

Any other Mario fans or NES/SNES aficionados out there?

3 Comments

  1. The might of MarioKart on SNES has made a whole generation of drivers terrified of bananas on the road (myself included).

    Also, your top appears to be a very plain Mario level, with a single turtle patrolling your left shoulder…

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