Thursday, October 24, 2013

Open source Super Mario Bros in HTML5

This HTML5/JavaScript remake of Super Mario Bros takes me back to my childhood, when often times I would go over to a friend's house to watch these magical pixels being pushed onto the television screen from their Nintendo Entertainment System.

Back then, I was allowed only to watch but not play in MarioLand. Today, not only can I indulge in some Princess Peach-saving action in a box-standard browser, I also can take it apart and delve into its open-source underbelly to see what makes Bower tick.

How far we've come in democratising pixels and bits. Looking forward to the next decade when we open up design and healthcare.

And here is the source code on GitHub:

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