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Mario Forever
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Mario Forever v6.0 main menu.
Developer: Buziol Games (until 2006)
Softendo (since 2009)
Programs used: Multimedia Fusion 1.2 (v1.15 - 1.16.1)
Multimedia Fusion 1.5 (v2.16 - 4.4)
Multimedia Fusion 2.0 Developer (v5.0 - 6.01)
Clickteam Fusion 2.5 Developer (v7.01+)
# of worlds: 15 (8 main, 7 extras)
# of levels: 72 (32 main, 40 extras)

Mario Forever (also known as Super Mario 3: Mario Forever) is a PC fan game based on one of the most popular Nintendo games, Super Mario Bros. The game was developed by Softendo (Buziol Games until 2009). It reproduces the classic style of Super Mario Bros., with slightly different graphics and musics from non-Mario games and public domain. It has become very popular, reaching the highest position in Platformer Games in CNET Downloads, receiving more than 10 millions downloads.

Softendo's description

If you remember the oldest of Mario games, you cannot just pass this title by! Super Mario 3 : Mario Forever is a free remake of the classic Super Mario Bros game, which should make you busy for long hours, even if you haven't played Mario 3 before. Impersonate the friendly plumber once more to guide him through 8 different worlds placed on maps of this platform game, through countless monsters and obstacles, to help him beat the evil dragon Koopa or Bowser and save the imprisoned Princess Peach - all while listening to pleasant, cheerful music. Super Mario 3 : Mario Forever is really a classic Mario remake. Once again you strap on your wrench and hardhat and guide the chubby plumber through many skillfully made levels. The diversity of the levels is very impressive. Game has also renewed graphics and much better scrolling in comparison to the original Mario. You will have to get through levels ranging from underwater caverns to levels filled with hot lava. Of course, there are also many novelties in the gameplay - an option to save your game, brand new enemies and bonuses are only a few of them! However, fans of the original old Mario don't have to fear - it is still the same game, only upgraded. Collecting coins, jumping into the pipes, hidden levels - there are still here! Don't hesitate to download Mario Forever now - but remember, this video game.

Super Mario 3: Mario Forever also has a mini free Mario games like Mario Minix, Super Mario Starman Running, Mario Goomba Party, Mario Funny tanks and more. For example Mario Minix pack is addressed mainly to players, who got bored playing the classic Mario platform games - but also for beginners, who are new to the Mario world and haven't known the adventures of the famous plumber yet. This package consists of one game mode,. The objectives for this mode of is simple - your mission is to collect as many points as you can by taking advantage of means known from Super Mario Bros: not only catching the golden coins, thrown out from the pipes, but also stomping on the enemies. But be careful - if you fail to hit the enemy, it may hit you! And, remember, that spikeys cannot be stomped on - they will harm you, if you try! The only way to get rid of them and get your points is to use the Koopa Troopa shells (by using this method, you can create combos and make additional points!). There are no levels to complete and no princesses to save - this time it is all about gaining as many points.

Mario Forever versions

Mario Forever has gone through numerous updates throughout years since its initial release in 2003. Latest version is 7.02-30 Beta, released in 2017.

The following is a table which contains all known versions of Mario Forever developed and released.

Version Release date Description Changelog Download
September 8, 2003
This is the very first known version of Mario Forever made by Buziol Games, although it hasn't been subject of acknowledgement. This version has been lost... forever? N/A
January 2, 2004
A slight update of 1.15. This version has been lost too. Unknown N/A
January 30, 2004
This is the oldest version still around internet so far.
  • Hardware improvements.
  • Difficulty eased.
  • New secret bonus area added.
  • Some displays have been fixed (not 100% sure).
  • Changed enemy frequency.
  • MF Info added.
  • Decoration changes in some levels.
  • Some levels' length have been increased.
December 8, 2004
Probably the most known older version. This version of Mario Forever contains its very first extra world, WWW.GRY.o2.PL, which is known as "Human Laboratory World" in future versions.
  • World 8-4 has been shortened, with the final Bowser battle added.
  • World WWW.GRY.o2.PL added.
  • Game's directory has been changed to its own, instead of C:\Windows.
  • World 4-1 passage has been added in World 1-2.
  • Up arrow and jump keys bug has been fixed.
  • World 4-2 time limit increased.
  • End level gate's music has been slightly altered.
December 31, 2005
After one year without any releases, Buziol Games updated the game to v3.0, without many significant changes.
  • Darkness in World 3-4 has been decreased, reducing difficulty as well.
  • World WWW.GRY.o2.PL has been renamed as Human Laboratory World.
  • The game has been renamed as "Super Mario 3: Mario Forever".
January 16, 2006
This update contains some new extras, like Hardcore Worlds. N/A
February 3, 2006
A small update of its previous version. [4]
July 18, 2006
One of the most popular known versions so far. It contains more extra worlds and levels, as well as secret passages. N/A
August 16, 2006
Probably the most known version so far. It introduces the Mario Worker level editor.
  • Mario Worker level editor has been added.
  • Added continues, probably a beta leftover.
  • World 1-1 has been extended.
November 16, 2006
A slight update of the previous version. This is the last version developed under the name "Buziol Games". * Continues removed.
  • A harder version of Mario Forever has been made, and this is the version which is based off of.
May 5, 2009
After a very long hiatus, a new company, Softendo, released a new version of Mario Forever.
  • Developer(s) changed.
  • Mario Worker has been removed.
  • Funny Tanks was removed due to technical issues.
July 8, 2009
This new version contains some more extras. [8]
November 24, 2010
This version of Mario Forever got drastic changes in musics, transitions and included plenty of bugs. This is due to its shift from MMF1.5 to MMF2 Dev.
  • Game-making tool has changed from MMF1.5 to MMF2 Dev.
  • Framerate changed from 50 to 60.
  • World 2-1 final part has been enhanced.
  • Green Koopa Troopas and Red Spinies' speed has been slightly decreased.
  • Tutorial-like signs added in Worlds 1-1 and 1-4.
January 14, 2011
A slight update.
  • Applied bug fixes.
June 22, 2011
A slight update.
  • Updated setup.
July 8, 2011
A slight update.
  • Updated setup again.
July 21, 2011
A new version. In this version, Softendo started bundling the game with a Conduit installer, which would offer to install additional software.
  • Fade out transition has been omitted in place for a fade animation.
August 28, 2011
A new version with new additions.


September 12, 2011
A slight update.
  • Updated setup once again.
November 28, 2011
This version doesn't contain anything new, apart from unfortunately a lot of bugs appearing in various levels. N/A [16]
December 12, 2011
A new version. Nothing has been added, aside from a couple more bugs. N/A [17]
April 2, 2012
A slight update.
  • Updated setup.
6.0 Beta
February 22, 2013
One of the most infamous versions. It's the first version to contain a fan-made world. This version contains also the most bug fixes than all other versions. It's also infamous for have introduced the bad-looking World of Stupidity. Some users played world 8-3 and encountered a glitch. [19]
6.01 Beta
March 11, 2013
A new version. More bugs here have been fixed. N/A N/A
May 9, 2013
More bug fixes, as well as news incoming. N/A [20]
7.01 Beta
October 21, 2017
After four and a half whole years of silence, Softendo came back with a lot of new stuff, including version 7 of Mario Forever. The game is no longer bundled with other software.
  • Main menu music has changed;
  • World 9-2 music now is the same as 9-3;
  • Fixed various World 9 bugs and glitches;
7.02 Beta
October 25, 2017
The latest version so far; a slight update of the 7.01 version.
  • Added Great Journey world by LuigiMann and Hagalta;
  • Added an option for disabling special visual effects before entering the main game;
  • World 9's map progress now is correct (9-3 and 9-4 map frames are swapped, though);
  • Plenty of reported bugs are now fixed.

Worlds and levels

Mario Forever contains eight basic worlds, as well as numerous extra worlds and levels, accessible from the Save Game Room, or from some of the levels in the main game.

Name Theme Author First appearance (version)
World 1 Overworld/Underground/Rockland Buziol Games 1.15
World 2 Overworld/Underwater
World 3 Starland/Underground
World 4 Skyland
World 5 Overworld (afternoon)/Fastrun
World 6 Pipe Maze
World 7 Beach/Underwater
World 8 Darkland/Tanks/Castle
Human Laboratory World Overworld/Overcast 2.16 (as world WWW.GRY.o2.PL)
Hardcore World 1 Overworld (afternoon) 3.50
Hardcore World 2 Overworld 3.50
The Lost Map Skyland/Underwater 4
World of Stupidity Overworld Softendo 6.0 Beta
World 9 Skyland/Starland/Volcanic/Tank Syzxchulun 6.0 Beta
Great Journey Overworld/Overcast LuigiMann, Hagalta 7.02 Beta
Name Theme Author First appearance (version)
Goomba Party Sunset (?) Buziol Games 3.50
Koopa the devastator level Castle 4
Funny Tanks? Tank 4
Koopa Troopa Liberation Skyland Softendo 4.4
Starman Running Skyland 4.4

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