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Can you beat Super Mario Bros.?

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#1 Chuplayer   Anticitizen One CAGiversary!   2472 Posts   Joined 16.4 Years Ago  


Posted 25 December 2010 - 04:01 AM

Simple question. I hear about it all the time how people can't beat Super Mario Bros. To me, that's just whack. I've been beating SMB for almost 20 years. Just a few weeks ago, I played through the entire game and didn't use any warps. I did this on my real NES without using Game Genie.

#2 MarkMan   CAG TEKKEN MASTER CAGiversary!   8622 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 25 December 2010 - 04:27 AM

Yes. Can still do it. ;)

#3 lokizz   Go $$$$ Yourself CAGiversary!   10104 Posts   Joined 15.3 Years Ago  

Posted 25 December 2010 - 04:33 AM

hell yeah and if you cant you shouldnt be allowed to play videogames. never got to the minus worlds though.

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Posted 25 December 2010 - 04:35 AM

I couldn't do it when I was a kid. Couldn't beat Zelda: OOT and a lot of other games as well. I just watched older people play them.

I was a prodigy at FPS/RTS though 8-)

#5 HaLLuZiNaTiOnZ   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1857 Posts   Joined 14.4 Years Ago  


Posted 25 December 2010 - 08:48 AM

Yes. Can't believe this is a serious question.

First time I beat it was in Mexico at my cousins. Later I beat it again in Mexico at my cousins on all stars.

Haven't beat it since.

#6 crystalklear64   Ded CAGiversary!   13618 Posts   Joined 17.3 Years Ago  


Posted 25 December 2010 - 09:25 AM

i've never done it but i think i could. it just gets boring after a couple levels.

#7 schuerm26   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4571 Posts   Joined 15.9 Years Ago  

Posted 25 December 2010 - 11:16 AM

I've never beaten it. I don't really remember playing it all that much. Mario 2 and 3 and the new mario games have been beaten. My kids are getting that 25th anniversary one for christmas so i guess ill try and see if i can. I agree with CrysalK though about it getting boring. The old Mario games just don't do it for me any more.

#8 QiG   I'm all out of gum.. CAGiversary!   2866 Posts   Joined 14.6 Years Ago  

Posted 25 December 2010 - 02:28 PM

Absolutely! I have no clue what the solutions are for those two castle mazes though anymore since I'm out of practice. The jump from everything before it and world 8 is an incredible test of patience and something that takes some real old school trial and error to navigate but definitely doable.

#9 slamduck   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   102 Posts   Joined 14.7 Years Ago  

Posted 25 December 2010 - 02:47 PM

Pretty much every other game on nes is harder than super mario bros, and I've beaten quite a few. Of course now if I played SMB, it would be with super mario all stars which I believe saves your progress...

#10 aeroforce325   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1010 Posts   Joined 14.4 Years Ago  


Posted 25 December 2010 - 03:29 PM

Can beat it all the way through with no warps on 1 life. Did it once when i was younger playing with a friend, though didnt intentionally mean to do so, but did. Can still do so if I really wanted.

#11 Chuplayer   Anticitizen One CAGiversary!   2472 Posts   Joined 16.4 Years Ago  


Posted 26 December 2010 - 11:04 PM

i've never done it but i think i could. it just gets boring after a couple levels.


Of course it's boring if you only ever play a couple levels, and you play them over and over. Warp your way to World 8. You will crap a brick.

#12 IAmTheCheapestGamer   Banned Banned   28796 Posts   Joined 16.1 Years Ago  


Posted 26 December 2010 - 11:39 PM

I couldn't beat this as a kid, namely because I skipped the NES/Master System gen and went straight to the 16 bit era.:razz: But I bought an old NES from a buddy of mine about 5-7 years ago and beat it numerous times(using warps:booty:), then I got bored with it and sold the system and game(s).

#13 death16   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   4 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 27 December 2010 - 04:03 AM

Was playing MW2, then my sister wanted to play too. Had to go to Wii and play New SMB. Turns on that it took us a total of 7 continues (35 lives) to beat World 2-2. I stopped playing and my brother played it with my sister and they beat 2-2. I remember playing Mario when I was a kid and my brother had a SNES, but honestly I didnt really play it. Ive sucked at all Mario's.

#14 -Never4ever-   That Guy. CAGiversary!   7832 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  


Posted 27 December 2010 - 05:38 AM

I beat a few days ago while waiting for the missus to get ready.

She thought the game was "unbeatable". She was shocked to see me blast right through it.

#15 ThatAwesome1   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1455 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  


Posted 29 December 2010 - 06:48 AM

Sadly, I can't beat the game. If I took my time instead of trying to rush through the levels however, then yeah, I would probably be able to beat it.

#16 Hell Monkey   Social Link MAX! CAGiversary!   2497 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 December 2010 - 01:12 PM

yes and yes

#17 RKasa   The Artist Formerly Known as ブルー神羅 CAGiversary!   4436 Posts   Joined 15.2 Years Ago  

Posted 30 December 2010 - 03:18 PM

Nope, never, nor have I ever made a serious attempt to do so. Don't know if they count, depending on your point of view, but the only Mario games I've ever beaten have been SMB2 (US version) and Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3.

Also, semi-related: I've never beaten Sonic the Hedgehog, either. The only Sonic game I've ever beaten was Sonic Adventure. Have come close to beating Sonic 2, and very close to beating Sonic 3D Blast (Genesis version) and Sonic Rush, though.

#18 WRXKayaker   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   415 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  


Posted 30 December 2010 - 04:46 PM

I beat it when I was 6 or 7, so I'm pretty sure I could beat it now.

#19 DarkNessBear   CABear CAGiversary!   6478 Posts   Joined 16.0 Years Ago  


Posted 30 December 2010 - 07:37 PM

Yes I could finish it. But I don't think I ever did as a kid, I think every time I'd get to a certain point I'd become bored and stop.

#20 cochesecochese   corrompido e imoral CAGiversary!   4894 Posts   Joined 16.0 Years Ago  


Posted 30 December 2010 - 09:30 PM

I distinctly remember beating it multiple times as a kid. I've forgotten so many secrets and become so spoiled by SMB3/SMW/NSMB that I really have a hard time going back and playing it. I'm sure I could do it again if I gave a rat's ass.

#21 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   24171 Posts   Joined 17.0 Years Ago  

Posted 31 December 2010 - 12:57 AM

SMB3 was the first Mario game I played/beat on the NES. After that, SMB felt pretty archaic to me and I just couldn't enjoy it. I didn't beat SMB until the All-Stars version and even then, I had to force myself through the first few worlds before I started to enjoy the game.

I didn't have any issues with SMB2 on the NES since it was different from the other two.

#22 RawrrSlayer   Rawrr! CAGiversary!   554 Posts   Joined 12.5 Years Ago  


Posted 31 December 2010 - 01:22 AM

Yes, and Still can.
Damn I Love that Game...lol