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Quit Your Job The Mario Way

If you're going to quit your job, this is a pretty classy way to go.

If you're going to quit your job and aren't filled with an abject hate for your current place of employment, this is a pretty classy way to go. This 2K Australia programmer known as "Farbs" cashed out of his 2K gig to go work on indie stuff, and seems to have announced it to his co-workers via a pretty cool little interactive Flash thingy.

Here's a shot of the title screen, in case you need further enticement to go play it for yourself:

Farbs is also the guy who put together the awesomely awesome ROM CHECK FAIL, which means I'm way more excited to see what he's going to go off and make now that he's rolling solo. Congrats, Farbs!
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Posted by Jeff
If you're going to quit your job and aren't filled with an abject hate for your current place of employment, this is a pretty classy way to go. This 2K Australia programmer known as "Farbs" cashed out of his 2K gig to go work on indie stuff, and seems to have announced it to his co-workers via a pretty cool little interactive Flash thingy.

Here's a shot of the title screen, in case you need further enticement to go play it for yourself:

Farbs is also the guy who put together the awesomely awesome ROM CHECK FAIL, which means I'm way more excited to see what he's going to go off and make now that he's rolling solo. Congrats, Farbs!
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Posted by Death_Burnout

Huh...

Posted by wait

that's actually kinda funny in a f u kinda way

Posted by mracoon

Best resignation ever.

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Posted by Jimbo

GO TEAM!

Edited by Afroman269

THAT GAME IS AWESOME! I also think that One more time from daft punk is playin on the go team image.

Posted by LiveOrDie1212

man, i wanna bust out my NES now and play mario again.

Posted by Video_Game_King
wait said:
"that's actually kinda funny in a f u kinda way"
I think something that would get that more would be, "Game Over. For You. Because I just quit." :P
Posted by JoWill1986

sweet


Posted by Joey2683

That was neat.

Posted by MetalGearSunny

Nice.

Posted by Luke

Holy crap, I beat it!  That was awesome! :D

Posted by MacGyver

Haha, if i quit my job lets just say that the ending wouldn't say !GO TEAM! lol

Posted by Linkyshinks

It's sweet and neat. I kept trying to drag Mario over to the tiny finish pole in vain. That's deep.

Posted by InFamous91

Cool, bout to give it a try

Posted by Fr0Br0

Lol, I liked that. Kind of a funny way to quit without being out of line.

Posted by LordAndrew

As soon as you mentioned the name "Farbs", I hoped you'd mention ROM CHECK FAIL. That game's pretty ridiculous. :)

Posted by LethalKi11ler

amazing

Posted by Nzwei

Hehe, nice 1. Thats one talented dude, he got the feel of mario just right. Respect man ;)

Posted by zityz

thats such an awesome way to quit

Posted by MattBodega

Rom Check Fail was divine. One of the best indie games I've ever played

Posted by Gmanall

Well what a way to go out in class

Posted by JackiJinx

Hah. I'd end up quitting with more of a "Well, good luck finding someone with as much patience for crap as me" attitude than a "GO TEAM" one. GO TEAM FAIL CHECK GO!

Posted by JoelTGM

nice, go team

Posted by Gregomasta

I couldn't get past the part with the red orb in the top left, I'll never know his true reasons.

Posted by AndrewB

I died in the first level, so I never got to read the message.

Posted by Under_Influenz

go out in style. That was awesome.

Posted by DECA555

lol his princess is in another castle 

Posted by John1912

Funny, I guess, but I would be kinda offended to get that from a guy quiting on me. 

Posted by Hector

hahaha that was great!

Posted by RHCPfan24

That is so awesome =D

Posted by TooWalrus

Ha, nice. Really, that should be his new business. Like E-cards you send to your boss...

Posted by JJWeatherman

Awesome. I downloaded all of the games off of his site. If he's able to do stuff like that in spare time I cant wait for his full time solo projects!

Posted by Brackynews

"One..more..time...." ya.
Awesome show great job!  I reckon that's creativity that other companies would hire for.  Giving notice while getting noticed!
Any easter eggs? :)

Posted by cjmhockey

Haha, that was great... awesome way to quit.

Posted by Rudy

If he could offer a customized version of that application and charge $9.99 for each personalized "I Quit" application he'd be rich in a few months.  Of course, given the economy he might be better off making a "You're fired" or "You're laid off" copies :)

Posted by dsplayer1010

That's the way I would want to quit.

Posted by theMcNasty

ROM CHECK FAIL!

Great game.  Great way to quit.

Posted by kboy

Mario says: "Take this job and shove it."

Posted by lordofultima

It's time to celebrate! Let us keep on dancing.

Posted by dr_nefarious

I think If I got that from a guy quitting on me I would be so focused on the game that I wouldn't even notice or care for that matter. LOL.

Posted by dagas

"My princess is an another castle" great way of describing it!

Posted by Crono

wow never heard of that rom check fail before but it was awesome and a great idea with excellent execution!!!  Great way to go out lol

Posted by mastab8ing_bear

definitely the best way to go out with a bang...
good luck to him

Posted by jNerd

Very creative, I like. I approve.

Posted by ahoodedfigure

Hey, this is the ROM CHECK FAIL guy whose game keeps getting deleted from the database.

Love that game.

Posted by Coldfront

epic quit and a good flash aswell props to him

Posted by banksrob

Saw this on Kotaku, nice way to quit a job

Posted by MattyFTM

That was awesome.

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Posted by spilledmilkfactory

epic win, this guy is awesome!

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