DescriptionMario Paint is an educational game that allows anyone to create simple pictures, paint over black and white pictures, or free draw their own using the specially developed SNES Mouse. The player can also create their own piece of music using a selection of notes and themes, create greeting cards and animations, or play a game of "Gnat Attack", where they use the mouse to control a swatter to swat flies.
- "マリオペイント" -- Japanese spelling
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|The Greatest Non-Game SNES Game Ever.||Guy Chapman (2001)|
|All Game Guide||1998||100|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Oct, 1992||33 out of 40||82|
|N-Force||Oct, 1992||82 out of 100||82|
|Retro Game Reviews||Mar 16, 2017||80|
|1UP!||Mar 16, 2002||80 out of 100||80|
|GameCola.net||May, 2004||7.8 out of 10||78|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Aug, 1993||9 out of 12||75|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Jul 30, 2009||14 out of 20||70|
|Power Unlimited||Jul, 1993||7 out of 10||70|
|Defunct Games||Jan 06, 2014||C||50|
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ExtrasThe Nintendo Mouse and hard plastic mousepad were included with most copies of this game.
Homestar RunnerMario Paint was the medium of choice for the very first Homestar Runner cartoons, long before Flash. A primitive Mario Paint made introduction video can be found in the museum of the site.
References to the gameOne of the sound staff from Mario Paint, Hirokazu Tanaka, later went on to work on Earthbound. You can hear some sound effects and musical instruments used in both games.
- Electronic Gaming Monthly
- October 1992 (Issue 39) - Game of the Month
Related Web Sites
- Mario Paint Composer (A clone of Mario Paint's music composition software has been made for Windows and OSX and is distributed for free by developers unFun Games.)