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Super Mario World Randomizer

As if corrupted SMW levels and randomly-generated semi-coherent text weren't amusing enough on their own, now they're combined into one thing: the Super Mario World Randomizer!




The level names kind of remind me of a vague idea I had for a LJ meme several years ago, after I found out about the LJ Dungeon Adventure and LJ Space Adventure memes; I thought it might be cool if someone made some sort of "LJ Mario Adventure" where you put in a LJ username and it would generate a series of Mario levels at random that had something to do with that user's interest list.

(Though I never did anything with this idea because "something" was the key word here; the dungeon and space adventures can say "Bones are scattered in the shape of <arbitrary LJ interest>" or "You hear the sound of <arbitrary LJ interest> echoing through the ventilation shafts" and leave that up to the imagination, but making a randomized Mario game like that would require making a way for it to come up with what an <arbitrary LJ interest> Shell or <arbitrary LJ interest> Mushroom or whatever would look like and do based just on the name. Or, come to think of it, I guess it could work with only the level names having LJ interests in them. Enya Challenge anyone? [And yes, that entry I linked to is unfortunately a VERY accurate representation of my writing style 7 years ago. That's why I want to make my own dream journal someday...])



Okay, if the whole reason I posted this was to show you the video, maybe I should stop rambling so much about a vaguely similar idea I thought of five years ago and never did anything with or even mentioned until now.

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matt1993
Sep. 29th, 2016 07:20 am (UTC)
Oh, turns out the SMW Randomizer is a GitHub project. So while it wouldn't be as easy as editing a text file, theoretically I actually could add new words to the list of random words for level names if I were confident enough with my knowledge of GitHub to do that. (Which I'm not. I always needed help uploading files to GitHub in my classes. And actually, I might've just assumed that it would be possible to contribute just because there's a "Contribute" button on the page.)

Oh well, playing around with it should still be fun anyway :)

Edited at 2016-09-29 07:27 am (UTC)
pathvain_aelien
Oct. 3rd, 2016 05:17 am (UTC)
:)

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