Flappy Bird Gets Injected Into ‘Super Mario World’ In-Game Using Glitches

Super-Mario-World-Flappy-BirdIf you’re not yet sick of Flappy Bird, the averian adventures continue on with another outing on a classic console. Unlike the prior ports we’ve covered, the newest Flappy Bird recreation on retro gaming hardware programs the game on the fly within Super Mario World using nothing but Super Nintendo hardware.

This incredible feat was recently pulled off during a live broadcast by Twitch streamer SethBling. By following exact instructions on how to break Super Mario World, SethBling is able to reprogram aspects of the game’s code and alter various variables within. All produced on the original hardware with no emulation tricks, the live broadcast shows SethBling manually entering code through manipulating Mario’s position on the screen and confirming it via a spin jump.

While this all sounds rather confusing, a full write up on the process and how to recreate it can be found on a shared Google Docs file. Taking nearly an hour to inject the code, Flappy Bird finally becomes a playable title after the last byte of data is inserted. Needless to say the streamer was rather pleased with his progress and goes on to showcase the mini-game residing within Super Mario World.

Although it is possible to follow the exact instructions provided to make your own playable Super Mario World: Flappy Bird, it might be easier seeing the finished product below.

Flappy Bird Injected into Super Mario World

Link: How to Program Flappy Bird into Super Mario World



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(Link to this comment) KThxsBy 2016-03-31 19:02
I missed this stream so thanks for posting, truly amazing just shows SMW just keeps giving.

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