Get ready to not jump on Goombas! Under a cloudless sky! Because there is no sky! Because there isn’t anything! Enjoy your time off!
Super Mario Nothing is kind of a ROM hack of Super Mario Bros. for the NES. Except the hack is to delete everything while making sure the game still runs. There are two versions available. The (D) version (for Deleted) is a Super Mario Bros. ROM where all the data has been removed. The (Z) version (for Zeroed) is a Super Mario Bros. ROM where all the data has been zeroed out. Why? Because I needed an easy project, give me a break. Also I think it’s a way to think about destruction as creation, the copyright status of erased data, the relationships between process and outcome, and stuff like that.
Super Mario Nothing was created using VS Code to edit the hex code in a ROM of Super Mario Bros.. I referred to the NesDev.org wiki for an explanation of the header information in NES ROMs.
Would I like to make an actual cartridge version of this game? Yes I would.
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Super Mario Nothing is an open source game licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License. You can obtain the source code from its code repository on GitHub.