Also known as: Mario no Picross (JP)
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Mario's Picross underwent a few aesthetically fitting changes when the game was released internationally, but didn't sell very well outside of Japan. As a result, the sequel never left Japan.
Located at 0x03C010 is development-credit text. Toshiyuki Ueno is the music composer. "mcmxciv" translates to "1994" in roman numerals. A similar string exists in the other two Picross games developed by Jupiter.
DSEQ APE (C) mcmxciv by Toshiyuki Ueno email@example.com
Unused sprites found within the file of Mario walking and checking out some paper.
Present at 0x03ED3F is what appears to be a test track for vibrato effects. The final note repeats indefinitely. This track is not referenced in the music pointer table.
A noise channel test track, present at 0x03EDAC. Curiously, this track is actually referenced as the final entry in the music pointer table. This track is panned to the right for some reason.
An arrangement of "Tulip", a Japanese nursery rhyme. Located from 0x03DDCD to 0x03DEFA. This track is not referenced in the music pointer table.
Compared to the Japanese logo, the international logo is rather bland.
Puzzle 6C in Easy Picross was changed from a cocktail to a Boo.
Puzzle 7B in Easy Picross was changed from a wineglass to a silk hat.
Kinoko Puzzle 2F was changed from a tsurigane (a type of bell commonly found in Buddhist temples in Japan) to garlic.
Kinoko Puzzle 2H was changed from a kama (a kettle commonly used in Japan for making tea) to a hamburger.
Kinoko Puzzle 4D was changed from tsukimi dango to a unicorn.
Kinoko Puzzle 6H was changed from a beer stein to a crow.
Kinoko Puzzle 7F was changed from a folding fan to an angel.
Star Puzzle 6H was changed from the face of a Nio to a couple of chili peppers.
The Picross series
|Game Boy (Color)||Mario's Picross • Picross 2 • Pokémon Picross|
|SNES||Mario's Super Picross|
|Satellaview||Tamori no Picross|
|Nintendo 3DS||Picross 3D: Round 2|