Automatic Mario could go on forever …

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What happens when automatic level generating software meets skilled Mario-bot software? – the above effortless automation apparently. Hmm, not so quite as exciting to watch without the possibility of tripping up. Though, there was a classic wall-jump save near the midpoint.

Update: In the comments, Ian points out this higher qual youtube version and clarifies that the project is an entry from the Mario AI Competition.

14 thoughts on “Automatic Mario could go on forever …

  1. Ian says:

    The video’s original source is here:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlkMs4ZHHr8

    It’s for a Mario AI competition here:

    http://julian.togelius.com/mariocompetition2009/index.php

  2. eblume says:

    I’m a bit confused – it looks like the bot falls into a hole and should have died at around 0:44. Anyone else catch that?

  3. johrndupree says:

    From the description above:
    “Though, there was a classic wall-jump save near the midpoint.”

    1. japroach says:

      I didn’t realize it was even possible, maybe that’s what he meant as well?

      http://www.mariowiki.com/Wall_Jump

  4. Jason Baker says:

    I will love someone forever if they create a container around this so it could operate as a screen saver. Maybe that should be my next project.

  5. Sam says:

    i’d like to have this as a screensaver.

  6. Hail and Fair | JasonSandwich.com says:

    […] dreaming about something like this since I was in grade school. Somebody has created an automatic Super Mario brothers player. It is great in itself but seeing the possible paths is just awesome. It’s part of the […]

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