>>2782324 I'd still count that as wall jumping, but Batman was earlier, as you said.
I am just asking the question because I watched a review of Super Mario 64 where the reviewer said it incorporates aspects of other previous Nintendo games "such as the ground pound from Yoshi's Island and the wall jumping that could be taken from Super Metroid". It made me wonder, that surely there are earlier games than Super Metroid that had wall jumping. Batman was the earliest I could think off.
>>2782293 Maybe because fans discovered to glitch wall jump in Super Mario Bros. and other picked this idea up?
And yes, all those famous Super Mario glitches, also like the Minus-World were discovered in Japan very early after release. Since like the idea of the Minus World was also sorta picked up/referenced in the japanese Super Mario Bros. 2
Anyway i really can't think of something earlier, also on other consoles.
>>2782348 Was that glitch really that famous back then? I can imagine it being popular among the video game croud of the 80s but it being so big that it actually sinpired the mechanic? Well, who knows.
>>2782340 How did I even manage to forget that. Came out 9 months before Bamham.
>>2782353 >Was that glitch really that famous back then?
Sure hard to tell and and even harder to proof. I can see it was likely quite known in Japanese game culture, but in western countries i'm sure it was pretty late. Still i can see some Devs might have catched up there.
We need to find an earlier game with walljumps, maybe on another console, or computer to disproof.. Atleast a very interesting topic, thanks OP for this one.
>>2782360 Maybe it is possible to find interviews of the devs (of Ninja Gaiden or Batman) where they talk about it? Surely they are still in the industry today. (Though I wouldn't bet on that, some of the devs of the 8-bit era classics are not working on vidya anymore.)
>>2782335 Thinking about that, what game invented the ground pound? Wario Land came before Yoshi's Island, but did that have ground pounding already? Not so sure.
Let's make this a general "what game introduced what classic mechanic?" thread, I guess.
>>2782368 Wiki says Rastan came out on '87. So it would be the earliest one so far.
>>2782353 >Was that glitch really that famous back then? >>2782360 >I can see it was likely quite known in Japanese game culture, but in western countries i'm sure it was pretty late. In the US it was definitely famous among every NES-owning kid at my school. I only received the last couple issues of NFCN before it was replaced with Nintendo Power, but I seem to remember watching a friend do it before ever seeing it mentioned in either magazine. Maybe it was printed in an earlier issue of FCN that I never got.
When you line everything up I'm pretty sure lots of American kids knew about it pre-1988, possibly even by 1986.
>>2782370 >Thinking about that, what game invented the ground pound? Does SMW cape Mario slamming the ground count?
>>2783020 >In the US it was definitely famous among every NES-owning kid at my school. Yes, but you see, if one kid discovers it at one school it will go around at that school, but not necessarily spread across the country.
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