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This article was published on April 29, 2016

Step-counting app for Pebble smartwatch drops you into a game of ‘Super Mario Bros.’

Step-counting app for Pebble smartwatch drops you into a game of ‘Super Mario Bros.’
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‘Super Mario Bros.’ still isn’t available for our smartphones, but at least now we can get a tiny bit closer to stomping goombas and sliding down pipes as America’s favorite plumber duo, Mario and Luigi.

An app for the Pebble smart watch, ‘Steps With Mario,’ allows you to track your real world movement inside the Mushroom Kingdom from the first Super Mario Bros. game, all the way back in 1985.

Mental Floss once calculated that small Mario would have to travel an estimated 3.4 miles to save the princess. While the distance gave many of us fits in the 80s, you could probably crank that out over the course of a day without ever breaking a sweat.

Then again, you aren’t at risk of being destroyed by Bowser, either.

via Mental Floss