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Kinect hacked to control original Super Mario Bros. game

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 28 Nov 2010 16:53 User comments (5)

Kinect hacked to control original Super Mario Bros. game One gamer, under the alias 'Yankeyan' has posted a video this week showing himself playing the original Super Mario Bros. game using Microsoft's new Kinect motion control system.
Says Yankeyan:
"I programmed it to recognize my motions and passed the virtual button presses to the NES emulator. I could have placed a simulated keypad right in front of me that I can press with my hands, but I thought full body gestures were more in the spirit of Kinect. Of course, Mario isn't designed to be played like this, so this is really really hard."


He isn't kidding when he says the game is tough, with simple gestures like jumping taking a few tries, but it is definitely an incredible feat.

Microsoft's Kinect was released earlier this month to much fanfare.


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5 user comments

128.11.2010 17:25

It's like I'm really the Super Mario!

229.11.2010 1:06

I saw this earlier and I think its pretty cool lol.

329.11.2010 4:29

Originally posted by ROMaster2:
It's like I'm really the Super Mario!
Hey Mario, my toilets not unstopping itself.

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429.11.2010 15:12

Originally posted by DXR88:
Originally posted by ROMaster2:
It's like I'm really the Super Mario!
Hey Mario, my toilets not unstopping itself.
Boswer really should lay off the cheese...

Copyright infringement is nothing more than civil disobedience to a bad set of laws. Lets renegotiate them.

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529.11.2010 21:31

Congrats on the nice mod, that is one of the best super mario video's ever.

Great scripting to see.

this would be fun to play off your tree but it would get annoying sometimes.

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