How to Beat World 1-1 of Super Mario Bros. 3 Blindfolded



Sometimes I like to give myself these little challenges to breath new life into my old video games. I did some fun ones including eating a Bean Boozled jelly bean every time I fed the blob a jelly bean in A Boy and His Blob [WATCH] and one where I tried to swim through the seaweed on the second level of TMNT [WATCH] but one challenge I tried a few times and failed was to beat the first level of the first world of Super Mario Bros 3. I’m happy to say I found a way to do it and wanted to show you how YOU can do it, too!

The trick is all in the music.

Watch the video. You’ll see I keep walking the whole time (never running). See when I jump to the tune of song and you should be good. Give it a couple of tried to get the timing down and I guarantee you’ll get it, too!

After I originally did this, I got a lot of haters saying I cheated. Though I didn’t feel the need to prove myself, I did another video where I blindfold myself.

Seriously, give it a try and impress your friends.

About John Riggs

A professional radio DJ by day and father of three, two of which have been diagnosed with autism, John Riggs enjoys hacking (or "Rigging") NES games to include his family and friends which you can see on his YouTube channel Riggstalgic which has even been featured on ABC's 'Right This Minute'. He also has a knack for anything nostalgic and has an almost unhealthy obsession with breakfast cereal. Although Riggs claims he loves all systems, he's very fond of NES, SNES, Genesis and TurboGrafx-16/TurboDuo. A few of his favorite games include The Legend of Zelda, ActRaiser, Sword of Vermillion and the Fire Pro Wrestling series from Japan. LIKE on Facebook | FOLLOW on Twitter | FOLLOW on Instagram
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