Frogger in real traffic

This is sensational. Some smartheads have linked real time traffic data from a real street with the arcade classic Frogger.

5th Ave Frogger from Tyler DeAngelo on Vimeo.

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Mario Kart on real life streets

An enterprising soul has painted Mario Kart symbols on a bike path in Portland. Hilarity, and Mario power-ups, ensued.

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In other Mario related news, it appears that Bowser, the franchise’s dragon/turtle villain – may have actually (though accidentally) been based on a real (but thankfully now extinct) animal.

Here’s Bowser. Note the similarities.

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