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    Anybody have this on X1 or PC-8801? Pretty interested on how it plays.
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    http://digitpress.com/forum/showthread.php?t=83082

    I've got Punch Ball Mario, Mario Brothers Special, and Super Mario Brothers Special all for the X1. There's also FM-7 and PC-6601 version of Punch Ball and Mario Brothers Special I believe.

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    That's pretty cool, never heard of Punch-Ball Mario and Mario Bros. Special.

    What's Super Mario Bros. Special Like?
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    http://worldofstuart.excellentcontent.com/special.htm

    That site has a pretty good description of it. The game's awful and impossibly difficult, but it's still interesting from a historical point of view.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blue lander View Post
    http://worldofstuart.excellentcontent.com/special.htm

    That site has a pretty good description of it. The game's awful and impossibly difficult, but it's still interesting from a historical point of view.
    Yeah, that's Super Mario Brothers Special. I was talking about Mario Brothers Special but a pretty good article regardless. Some small corrections:

    1.) It says it ran on the PC-8001, there was no such thing to my knowledge. It was for the PC-8801.
    2.) It says the PC-8801 was obscure, it was actually a very popular computer system in Japan.

    Regardless, decent artlicle.

    I wanted to get some advice from people who have played Mario Brothers Special on it's native hardware (preferably X1 since I own one). blue lander, cool stuff. Really helpful.
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    There was a PC 8001, it came out right before the pc-8801. Sort of a more primitive version, looked alot like the pc-6001. I've got a couple PC-8001 games on tapes and they run fine on the PC-8801.

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    As described in that other thread, some folks were working on replicating the SMB Special experience in the NES SMB. Too bad duplicating some of the unique enemies proved to be too much of a challenge.
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    Of all the Hudson Mario games, Mario Bros Special is probably the best. If it controlled a little better, it'd be a good game.

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    I can't get the emulator to run the ROM for some reason.

    Anyone have any directions on how to?
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    Quote Originally Posted by blue lander View Post
    There was a PC 8001, it came out right before the pc-8801.
    Can't believe I missed that... My bad.
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