Dr. Mario Vitamin Toss

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Dr. Mario Vitamin Toss
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Title screen
Publisher Nintendo
Platforms Adobe Flash
Release date 2005[citation needed]
Genre Action
Rating(s) N/A
Mode(s) Single player
Media HTML
Input Mouse
Icon

Dr. Mario Vitamin Toss was an online Flash game published by Nintendo to advertise Dr. Mario & Puzzle League for the Game Boy Advance. It was available to play on the game's official website,[1][dead link] as well as in the Nintendo Arcade section of nintendo.com.[2] The game departs from the puzzle-driven gameplay of the Dr. Mario series, but nevertheless still has in view defeating viruses using Megavitamins.

Gameplay[edit]

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There are three viruses of different colors—blue, yellow and red—each standing beside a vial containing fluid of the same color. Dr. Mario has to defeat the viruses by draining their vials completely using Megavitamin pills.

To toss a pill somewhere, the player has to initiate a sliding cursor on a "Toss Meter" and stop it on a certain area on that meter as it moves back and forth. If the cursor lines up with a colored spot on the meter, Dr. Mario lands a pill in the vial with fluid of that color. In order to decrease the fluid in a vial, the pill has to match its color; if the player lands the wrong color, the fluid inside the vial increases instead, reviving the corresponding virus if it is already dead, or stays unaffected if the vial is full. A minimum of four pills are needed to fully drain a vial. To win, all three viruses have to be dead simultaneously. The end screen shows the time it took the player to beat the game and offers them to replay it or visit the "Dr. Mario / Puzzle League" website.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Atomic Kote (June 7, 2018). Nintendo's Forgotten Flash Games. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  2. ^ Nintendo Arcade. Nintendo.com. September 11, 2007, 00:46:47 UTC snapshot on Internet Archive: Wayback Machine.