Super Mario Bros. Comes to Life on the Street (Video)

created at: 05/18/2011

German artist and techmeister Andreas Heikaus created the best undergraduate thesis project ever: multiple levels of the original Super Mario Bros. coming to life atop the urban landscape. 

Watch the top video first, then check out the one below to see how he pulled it off.  

Super Mario Bros. from Andreas Heikaus on Vimeo.

If It’s Hip, It’s Here Reports, “In his project, the Super Mario Bros. game, released on the Nintendo Entertainment System, is no longer bound to the television screen and becomes interactive in a new environment. The emphasis of Andreas’ thesis was on the process of matching CG elements into live-action footage.”

Super Mario Bros. on a Sidewalk – Making Of from Andreas Heikaus on Vimeo.

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