In the early days of computer gaming, the constraints were part of the charm. Even in flat, pixelated form, we could lose ourselves in hours of games and adventures. Today’s improvements in graphic cards and processor speeds may have left 8-bit in the dust, but that has only made gamers nostalgic. You can create 8-bit versions of yourself on EightBit.me, and even Dr. Horrible got the 8-bit treatment.
Well, modern gamer fans can play that game, too. Here’s an interpretation of a traditional Mario Bros. adventure from a first-person perspective:
It took over 60 hours to render this into a 88-second video. 3dsMax, FumeFX, and After Effects were used to make this interpretation of a familiar game. Well done!
Thanks to Thalith Nasir for the twip (tweet tip).Tags: 3D, cool, first-person, gaming, interpretation, Mario Bros., video