March 17th, 2011 - Videos
It’s finally here. The long awaited conclusion to the critically acclaimed Tale of Elementia series is at hand. In this episode, Jay has the harrowing experience of confronting the demons of his sordid past. Literally!
March 5th, 2011 - Videos
In the penultimate episode, Jay traverses a national landmark and grooves out with the credits. Read all about it!
February 28th, 2011 - Videos
In part 15 of Jay’s journey across Elementia he endures many grueling trials, explains that we all collectively owe him ten dollars, and reflects on the national drinking age.
February 14th, 2011 - Videos
In this episode, I run away from an evil waterfall, go back to starbeam hill, and talk to the three spirits.
February 11th, 2011 - Videos
In this episode, I traverse the dusk ruins, revisit the ghost ninjas, and take another ride on the train at Solar Station.
February 1st, 2011 - Videos
In this episode, I read about the history of Elementia and enter into an abusive relationship with Yoshi.
January 25th, 2011 - Videos
In this episode, I play a level inspired by A Link to the Past and find a secret exit in the Earth Temple.
January 8th, 2011 - Videos
In this episode, I visit the Ocarina of Time water temple, go back to Mushroom Woods, and drain an azure lake.
January 3rd, 2011 - Videos
In this episode of Let’s Play The Tale of Elementia, I play a level from Super Mario Sunshine and carry lit dynamite through a train station.
December 31st, 2010 - Videos
In this episode of Let’s Play the Tale of Elementia, I get eaten by a whale, hang out with some ghosts in the library, and get stoned again.
December 26th, 2010 - Videos
In this episode of Let’s Play the Tale of Elementia, I talk to a ghost parrot, get stoned, and visit a lighthouse.
December 22nd, 2010 - Videos
In this episode, I hump a key, save the fire spirit, and go for a long, boring swim.
November 27th, 2010 - Videos
In this episode, Jay talks to some of his mouse friends and climbs a mountain from Zelda that he forgets the name of.
October 10th, 2010 - Videos
Jay Pavlina, aka Exploding Rabbit, plays The Tale of Elementia, a Super Mario World hack. In this episode, he sees mirages in the desert, talks shit to ghost ninjas, and throws a shell through a wall.
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I implemented sprite flipping in the level editor and game engine. The image above shows flipping on hill. Those are both the same sprite. I also built the first level of Super Mario Bros. There is a toad there because the story takes place after Mario beats Bowser, so he has freed the toads. Speaking of that… does […]
Switched to using one collider per tile to make it quicker to build levels. The sides that are in red are ignored so they still behave properly. For comparison, this is how colliders looked before. They are bigger, so they’re more efficient, but it takes longer to make them. I’ll probably eventually have something […]