So nobody picked this up?

#1 Posted by Emilio (3380 posts) -

Only woo-woos? I'd really like to know. I think it's cool. I love the little mini Mario sprite in this game. 
 

#2 Posted by Hailinel (25205 posts) -

I just got it delivered in the mail today.  The little booklet's actually pretty cool.  Not a great deal of text, but it has some interesting images.  The soundtrack is pretty nice, too.

#3 Posted by Zidd (1857 posts) -

I bought a copy and when i filled out my club nintendo survey I said that it should have been on virtual console and I hope more people do that as well.

#4 Posted by lizardspike (154 posts) -

 
I sure did buy it!

  
#5 Posted by keyhunter (3207 posts) -

A girl I know got it. I think even she was disappointed with it.

#6 Posted by Cameron (607 posts) -

I might pick it up if I ever find it for $10-$15. $30 for stuff I have already played to death is pushing it.

#7 Edited by xaLieNxGrEyx (2605 posts) -

No world makes it worthless to me 
 
30$? I want yoshi's island and world for that.
#8 Posted by ESREVER (2698 posts) -

I still have it for my SNES.

#9 Posted by The_Hiro_Abides (1270 posts) -

I'm not saying it was a worthwhile purchase. But yeah I picked it up on release day. It helps that they sell it where I work, otherwise I probably wouldn't have made the effort.

#10 Posted by Emilio (3380 posts) -

Is it just me, or are the physics and hit detection in this slightly different than the NES games? 
 
Maybe I'm just used the very accurate blocky Super Mario Bros.  
 
Been doing some SMB3, and some of the new graphics are like optical illusions. I love that.

#11 Posted by Ineedaname (4319 posts) -
@laserfrog said:
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I sure did buy it!
  
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I still have mine as well.
*Hi five*
#12 Edited by synt4x (160 posts) -
@Emilio: No I agree. For example, when you jump underneath some blocks as big mario, crushing then, Mario doesn't bounce back down quite like he does in the NES version. He jumps through the blocks a little bit and looses momentum sometimes. It feels kind of annoying after playing the NES games and getting used to them.
 
I own the original SNES release of this game but I still bought the anniversary edition for around $20 when it came out. I have to say that the booklet and the soundtrack was a bit of a letdown, but I was prepared for it so I don't mind. The soundtrack especially. 20 tracks of which quite a few are 2 second sound effects? Looking at the surface of the disc you can see that it is not even filled to the half-point. They could've easily fitted 30+ tracks on it.
#13 Posted by ryanwho (12082 posts) -

I would have if this were the version that included Mario World. But knowing that version exists, and they still put out this version and charged 30 dollars for a 16 year old SNES port kinda just grinded my gears a bit. 

#14 Edited by buzz_clik (7024 posts) -
@laserfrog said:

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I sure did buy it!

  
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Actually, I think I've got two of 'em - hooray for online auctions with bundled games!
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#15 Posted by gamb1t (960 posts) -

They should be giving those away for free.

#16 Posted by Scooper (7881 posts) -
@Emilio said:
" Is it just me, or are the physics and hit detection in this slightly different than the NES games?  Maybe I'm just used the very accurate blocky Super Mario Bros.   Been doing some SMB3, and some of the new graphics are like optical illusions. I love that. "
Yep. The controls and things like the momentum are different than the NES versions. That's why even though I think the SNES remakes are better, I still prefer to PLAY the old versions because the controls are just perfect.
#17 Posted by Clinkz (1118 posts) -

I have it on SNES.

#18 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -

I have it on SNES, so why would I buy it again?

#19 Posted by Milkman (17311 posts) -

I wonder if buying all the games on Virtual Console would be cheaper than buying this. 

#20 Posted by Icicle7x3 (1203 posts) -

I think I have 4 or 5 copies of this game somewhere.

#21 Posted by masternater27 (920 posts) -

We sold all of our copies at the Best Buy I work at. Flew off the shelves. I bought 2 as gifts for people.

#22 Posted by Constable_Wiggum (103 posts) -

I already had it for the SNES, but decided it was a great value for the Wii as well.  Classic!

#23 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4985 posts) -

You're really just paying for fancy packaging and a ...soundtrack.  I'll stick to my SNES version with Super Mario World, thanks.

#24 Posted by Kjellm87 (1722 posts) -

I'm not going out of my way to get it, but, I kinda miss playing All-Stars so I might buy it if I come across it

#25 Posted by GlenTennis (3145 posts) -

I will buy the game for $20 dollars just for that box and that soundtrack.

#26 Posted by Emilio (3380 posts) -
@Milkman said:
" I wonder if buying all the games on Virtual Console would be cheaper than buying this.  "
Yes,  I do believe so. Super Mario Bros 1 - 3 ( in US Nintendo Points) is 1500 Pts (500 Pts each). Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels is 600 Pts, as they sell it under the "imports" section. So in total it would be 2100 Pts., which is $21.00 with no tax. 
 
The retail package is $30, and if they are to release All-Stars on the VC, it will most likely be sold for 800 Pts., or $8. 
 
I want to say that the big draw for the retail package was the book and CD. And as you may have read, it came out to be severely disappointing for some of us. 
 
@synt4x:  
Yeah, I'm bummed on the CD and booklet. I mean, there are some good tracks in there, but there could have been at least remixes or something. The inclusion of the sound effects is only good if you plan on ripping them out and using them for your own projects. 
 
I, myself, do plan on using the SFX for a clone SMB 1-1 in C++ when I actually get around to learning how to program something like that. 
 
@Icicle7x3:  
You're crazy! Get away from me!! >:O
#27 Posted by StaticFalconar (4850 posts) -

I bought it and played it like over 10 years ago when I first got my SNES

#28 Posted by Icicle7x3 (1203 posts) -
@Emilio said:
" @Milkman said: 

@Icicle7x3:  You're crazy! Get away from me!! >:O "
I had a friend who worked at Nintendo of America, back in the day, and I would always end up with a bunch of extra games he got from there.
#29 Posted by EpicSteve (6499 posts) -

If it only had World...

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