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[Kotaku] Man builds controller to speed run Super Mario 1

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Long story short, this modder built a controller that, when plugged into a Nintendo Entertainment System, auto speedruns Super Mario Bros. in just a shade under 5 minutes. Naturally, commenters have shouted it down as a fake, but the Tool-Assisted Speedrun community is unanimous in calling the mod real.
http://kotaku.com/#!5765663/can-a-co...per-mario-bros

And people thought Game Genie was cheating... hahaha
to be fair at least he had to go through the trouble of making it.
    
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... That's lame.
Every time he'd hit one of those fly trap things in the tube, he wouldn't die.
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... That's lame.
Every time he'd hit one of those fly trap things in the tube, he wouldn't die.
Hit boxes arent exact in the game.
    
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*hasnt been to kotaku in awhile*
*decides to browse*
*remembers they have a new layout*
*closes tab*

Yup.
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i needed this in 1990
also had a game genie
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Anyone else almost get a heart attack due to how close he was to dying several times?!

Im guessing the game itself is modded. He clearly hits objects and nothing happens and there was a glitch at the end of world 8.
Edited by pLuhhmm - 2/21/11 at 9:46pm
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Just takes me to what looks like the front page
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... That's lame.
Every time he'd hit one of those fly trap things in the tube, he wouldn't die.
You don't die on the warp zone ones. But I see what your saying.
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No one here knows how to speedrun, do they? You can definitely touch things and not die in platformers if you know how to.
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