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Mario comes to the PC, in the form of a typing tutor.

In this product you get to play one of four games, of progressing difficulty (as either Mario, Luigi or the Princess):

Mario's Smash & Dash: Assist your character run past a series of boxes and turtles, each labelled with a letter that must be typed to avoid the obstacle.

Mario's Wet World Challenge: Help your characters swim across the screen whilst being chased by hungry sea creatures - only typing the words that scroll across the bottom of the screen will let you escape.

Mario's Tunnel Of Doom: Help your character run through a tunnel filled with traps, avoiding falling blocks and the like, by correctly typing the sentences which scroll across the top of the screen.

Mario's Expert Express: Essentially a practice typing lesson where you copy and type pre-defined paragraphs with the assistance of Mario's supervision.


Mario Teaches Typing DOS Main menu (EGA, Tandy)
Mario Teaches Typing DOS The "castle" lesson (EGA, Tandy)
Mario Teaches Typing DOS Main Menu
Mario Teaches Typing DOS Another lesson type

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User Reviews

Good ideas, never really helped me much CubbyKatz (216) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) May, 1993 11 out of 12 92
Play Time May, 1993 73 out of 100 73
Svenska Hemdatornytt Apr, 1993 72 out of 100 72
PC Player (Germany) Apr, 1993 Unscored Unscored


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Special Edition

There was also a special teacher's edition made.

Mario's Voice

Mario is voiced in both the disk version and the CD-ROM version. The disk version is apparently the first time that Mario speaks. For the CD-ROM version, they replaced the original voice actor with Charles Martinet, who remains the official voice of Mario to this day (as of 2019).
Kic'N (4341) added Mario Teaches Typing (DOS) on Apr 24, 2001
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