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8-Bit Super Smash Bros. by UKD-DAWG 8-Bit Super Smash Bros. by UKD-DAWG
I had an idea pop in my head.  I was thinking about Super Smash Bros.  So, I decided to make my own little matchup, 8-bit style.  Here's some fun facts on the following:

- The Mario sprite was taken from Super Mario Bros. 3.  Super Mario Bros. 3 is considered to be one of the best platformers in history.  It's also coming soon to the 3DS and Wii U Virtual Console services - the 3DS version will also offer Download Play, so you and a friend can play the game it was meant to be played (as in, the multiplayer Mario Bros.-like stage is accessible).

- Pit originated in 1987 in Kid Icarus.  He's made more recent appearances in Super Smash Bros. Brawl on the Wii in 2008, and Kid Icarus:  Uprising in 2012 on the 3DS.  If you'd like, his original NES adventure can be downloaded via Wii Virtual Console, Wii U Virtual Console, and is also part of the 3D Classics line on the 3DS systems (3DS, 3DS XL, 2DS).

- Mega Man also arrived on the NES in 1987 in a tougher-than-tough platformer (it was even harder than Kid Icarus, which is a challenge by itself).  He was famed enough that that game spawned several sequels.  In fact, Mega Man I-VI can be downloaded through the 3DS Virtual Console.  More games can be downloaded via the Wii and Wii U Virtual Consoles.

- Last and certainly not least, Shantae first appeared in 2002 on the Game Boy Color.  While Shantae was an excellent game (think along the lines of Metroid, but in an Arabian Nights setting), it was very overlooked due to launching around the Game Boy Advance's launch.  Thus, the cartridge variant is EXTREMELY rare.  Moral of the day, kids, is if you somehow manage to get a hold of one of those carts, do NOT under any circumstances let it out of your grasp.  Even if it's used.  For those of us not so lucky (or just because we all don't have small fortunes to spend on a single GBC game) to get a physical copy, the game has been released on the 3DS Virtual Console as a download.  Well worth its purchase if you ask me.  The only thing you miss out on through the downloaded version is the GBA features, which is a small price to pay.  Shantae is also going to hit the 3DS again late this year in Shantae and the Pirate's Curse.

- Three out of four of these characters are hitting Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS.  Mario, being the series veteran/mascot, is a given.  Pit is returning from Brawl with some newer moves (which involve a couple weapons from Kid Icarus:  Uprising).  Mega Man is a newcomer, and the third 3rd-Party Smash Bros. character, following Metal Gear Solid's Snake, and SEGA's Sonic the Hedgehog (who is also returning for Smash Bros. 4).
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RockeyDA Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
is this block land? i thought it might of been gm_flatgrass.bsp but the fog rendering looks like block land.
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UKD-DAWG Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015
Pretty sure it's the flatgrass one since I didn't change anything before creating the world.  Considering this was uploaded in 2013, I think it was on my older computer, and the draw distance wasn't quite as good.
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RockeyDA Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
but garrysmod dose not have fog like that, alteast i havent seen it. valve  uses a render distance quality thing.
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UKD-DAWG Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015
But this isn't Garry's Mod... it's Minecraft.
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RockeyDA Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
that makes no sence, you cant build in minecraft. its a shitty 3d experiment for java back in like 2008
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UKD-DAWG Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015
Are you trying to be a troll, or have you just been under a damn rock all these years?
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RockeyDA Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
neither, you just taking me back to the most disgusting gaming experience i ever had. this game looked worse than doom in crysis times, and there was nothing you could do more than delete blocks. and if you delete enough downward you see the sky below the ground, guss they couldn't put a final unbreakable layer of dirt. and who can forget the treeles forest or the water you just clip right threw.
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UKD-DAWG Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015
Believe it or not, it's been greatly improved since.  I have a whole section of sculptures I've made in the game.
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mdestroyer27 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You know how much I wish shantae was in smash bros? This is so awesome
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UKD-DAWG Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013
Thanks!  And yeah, I think she'd make a pretty good fighter.
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mdestroyer27 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah but I think it's too late for her chance to be in the new one :(
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UKD-DAWG Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013
Eh, while they did say they didn't want too many third party characters (I would think at this point, if any other gets thrown in, it would be Snake), and while the release date is scheduled to be next year, you never know - they've already delayed Brawl to include characters and make refinements.
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mdestroyer27 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hmm, maybe if she gets a lot of demand then maybe, just maybe she will have a chance
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