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The Camera Logic of Super Mario World

In both still photography and video, camera work should generally be invisible to viewers, allowing them to focus on the subject being captured. The same is true for video games. Here’s a nerdy yet fascinating analysis of the camera in the legendary SNES game, Super Mario World. It’s so simple, yet so well designed that it’s not something you’ve probably ever thought about.

(via Coudal)


 
  • Osh

    this post is even worse than Leica “hidden” adverts here.

  • russianbox

    What are you talking about? this is really interesting! thank you for posting this Michael

  • Gigi

    awesome!!!!!

  • Bob Nelson

    best thing i’ve seen on peta pixel. 
    ever.

  • Procentje20

    I’ll never get these four minutes of my life back.

  • kaesimwe

    Rock solid graphics and physics. When’s the release date?

  • kaesimwe

    Rock solid graphics and physics. When’s the release date?

  • brandon

    interesting. i guess when everything is thought out and working well you never realize all that’s going on. sort of like how my wife feels about what goes on under the car’s hood. must be magic.