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Super Mario War v1.8 PS3 Homebrew Port by Lachrymose Arrives


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143w ago - Today PlayStation 3 developer lachrymose has released a Super Mario War v1.8 PS3 port for fans of the classic homebrew game, followed by revision R2 below which allows loading game data from USB and fixes a critical bug.

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To quote: I've ported the classic homebrew game, "Super Mario War" to the PlayStation 3. It is created with SDL by [Register or Login to view links] awesome fellows.

For those not familiar, it's a 2D action vs game with up to 4 players. You can even have bots with quite good AI! It's a really great game to be honest. I wouldn't have ported it if it wasn't in my interest.

Everything is working from what I can tell. I only have one controller so I can't test multi-player (can someone test this for me, please?) I believe it should work. Keyboards are also supported.

Controls:

  • X - jump
  • Square - sprint/powerup
  • Start - Pause
  • Select - Exit game prompt
  • Dpad - Movement / menu navigation

Installation Instructions:

  • Download the archive
  • Move the "smw" folder to the root of your ps3 hard drive with a file manager. If this is not done, the game will not run. ex: dev_hdd0:/smw/
  • Install the package file or run the self
  • Start the game and have fun. The music rules.

Changes in R2 Bug Fix: Bugs should be fixed for everyone, please delete the previous version. You can now install the smw to the root of a usb stick and the program will find it. HDD is still supported and recommended if your usb is not usb2.0. I tried a usb 1.1 stick and it lagged a little. People who upgrade need to re-install the smw folder, please. Sorry, but now it should work for everyone.








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SuperSaiyen's Avatar
#23 - SuperSaiyen - 137w ago
The link i tried was [Register or Login to view links] listed as Download: PS3 Development Source Code and Compiling Tools page that i arrived at from clicking the 2nd "here" link on this page. It works as far as taking you to the fileserve page, but not downloading. Last time, after selecting slower download and entering the captcha / waiting after the countdown it told me file no longer available. Now it just keeps looping back to the captcha. Maybe i'm doing something wrong..

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#22 - cirkator - 137w ago
sounds interesting, thanks

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#21 - ThatOtherPerson - 137w ago
btw- the fileserve link for the psl1ght platform says the file is no longer available..
Do you mean this?

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or this?
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Neither have been taken down. The links are still working for me.

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#20 - HeyManHRU - 137w ago
Hopefully someone will pick these source codes up and make the games them even better.

SuperSaiyen's Avatar
#19 - SuperSaiyen - 137w ago
Thanks for all the source and updates OtherDev!! Should keep me happily busy for quite some time, i'll send feedback when i can.

btw- the fileserve link for the psl1ght platform says the file is no longer available..

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