Super Mario Bros. Print World

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Super Mario Bros. Print World
Box smbpw.jpg
Developer(s) Codesmith, Inc.
Publisher(s) Hi Tech Expressions
Platform(s) PC
Release date 1991
Genre Productivity
Rating(s)
Mode(s) Single user
Media
PC:
3.5 inch floppy.png 3.5" floppy disk
5.25 inch floppy.png 5.25" floppy disk
Input
Home Computer System:
Screenshot of the program in use

Super Mario Bros. Print World is a Mario-themed printing program for home computers, allowing the player to print out artwork of various characters from Super Mario Bros. 3. It was developed by Hi-Tech Expressions and released in the United States in 1991 for IBM and Tandy compatibles, as well as the Commodore 64 and Apple II. The title was only released in the United States; the MS-DOS version retailed for $19.99 and the Commodore 64 version retailed for $14.99.

Super Mario Bros. Print World is not a game, but a publishing application, with templates to make greeting cards, signs, posters, banners, and calendars, with a user guide on how to operate. The title is based on another Hi Tech Expressions title, Power Print, and has several variants based on themes other than Mario, including the NFL, Jim Henson's Muppets, The Addams Family, and Looney Tunes.

Description[edit]

Game box and contents.

Now you're printing with power!

Mario, Luigi and the rest of the Super Mario Bros. gang take center stage in this powerful print program that lets you express your creativity in a fun and easy way. Create a merry Mario banner for a friend's homecoming, design a Koopa card for that loved one or make a Mushroom mask just for fun. You can even write and illustrate your very own storybook starring the beautiful Princess, then print it out for hours of coloring fun.

The possibilities are endless with Super Mario Bros. Print World-signs, stationery, cards, posters and banners are only the beginning, you can also printout puppets, bookmarks, masks and lots more for hours of creative fun!

The Super Mario Bros. Print World features:

  • Super Mario Bros. characters in high-resolution graphics, including Mario, Luigi, The Koopas, Mushroom, Princess and many more.
    IBM-100 Graphics; Commodore/Apple-60 Graphics.
  • 20 decorative borders that add excitement to your creations.
  • 7 typefaces in three sizes, special effects including italics, boldface and outline.

Included graphics[edit]

'Please note: All of the image names are as they appear in the software. Some of these names do not accurately describe the images they correspond to.

Borders[edit]

Fonts[edit]

These fonts were produced by Weatherly Systems, Inc., a now-defunct graphics design company. The font "Marquee" was a clone of the very popular "Broadway" typeface.

  • Flower
  • Marquee
  • Palm Beach
  • Park Place
  • Poster Script
  • Shakespeare
  • Solar
  • Wild West

Printer compatibility for IBM machines[edit]

  • Epson FX-850
  • Epson LQ-510
  • Epson LQ-850
  • Epson LX-810
  • HP DeskJet
  • HP LaserJet II/II
  • HP PaintJet
  • IBM Proprinter II
  • Okidata 320/1 (IBM)
  • Okidata 320/1 (STD)
  • Oki 393 (LQ mode std)
  • Oki 393c (LQ black)
  • Oki 393c (LQ blue)
  • Oki 393c (LQ red)
  • Oki 393c (LQ yellow)
  • Oki 393c (PPR XL24)
  • Oki 393c (XL24 AGM)
  • OkiLaser 400
  • Panasonic KX-P1124 (LQ)
  • Panasonic KX-P1124 (X24)
  • Panasonic KX-P1180
  • Panasonic KX-P1191
  • Star LaserPrinter 8II
  • Star NX-1000 (STD)
  • Star NX-1000 (IBM)
  • Star NX-2410 (STD)
  • Star NX-2410 (IBM)
  • Star XB-2410 (STD)
  • Star XB-2410 (IBM)
  • Star XR-1000 (STD)
  • Star XR-1000 (IBM)
  • Tandy 130/132
  • Tandy DMP 136
  • Tandy DMP 240
  • Tandy 300/302 (IBM)
  • Tandy LP 950 (LJ2)
  • Texas Instruments omni 800/857 (DP)
  • Texas Instruments omni 800/857 (WP)

Trivia[edit]

External links[edit]