Super Mario Bros. and Friends: When I Grow Up
A screenshot of the game
Brian A. Rice
Release date(s) March 24, 1992
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is a computer coloring game featuring the
brothers. The game was released around
. It was a game where players painted Mario and other
characters, like the
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
. It was designed for younger players.
In the game, you color in various pictures of Mario,
Luigi or Peach doing various types of jobs. You have a palette of 16 colors, which can be mixed together to make a total of 256 colors. The player can print the picture, erase colors, quit the game, or undo an action with the icons on the top menu bar. You can only fully fill in each pre-determined area, and cannot draw new lines. The game is intended to teach younger players about various jobs.
The picture shows Mario in space, with Tatanga in a spaceship. The scene is somewhat based on Space Land in Super Mario Land 2.
Pharmacist / Store Clerk
Dr. Mario holds a vitamin, while Luigi runs the cash register.
Chef / Waitress
Mario can be seen cooking some food in a pot, while Peach takes Link's order in the background.
Attorney / Judge
Mario is an attorney, Peach is a judge, and Bowser is being questioned.
Race Car Driver / Mechanic
Luigi and Mario drive a car, and what appears to be a Rocky Wrench is hiding under a manhole cover.
Link holds up a brochure, and has "Link Travel Agency" written on his shield.
Medical Doctor / Nurse
Nurse Peach and Dr. Mario look at an X-Ray scan of a creature.
Mario looks through a telescope at night, and a Lakitu flies in the sky.
Mario is seen building houses, although the houses are falling apart. Mario has even put a nail through his shoe and nailed his saw to a board.
Peach is seen dancing, with two Toads dancing beside her.
Disc Jocky (Misspelled in-game)
Mouser is seen playing a record, as Mario is seen cringing as he listens in the background.
Mario and Luigi use a hose to spray water on a Fryguy.
Peach plays tennis, Mario is a football player, and Luigi plays golf.
Mario sits at a computer, while many different enemies come out of the computer screen. Among them, there are Goombas, Paragoombas, Microgoombas, and a Blue Virus.
Armed Forces Pilot
Mario flies in a jet, which is possibly a reference to the Sky Pop, as two Koopalings shoot cannonballs at Mario from their airship.
Mario is seen trying to stop a Fire Bro from lighting a bush on fire.
Musical Conducter / Musician (Misspelled in-game)
Mario and Luigi are surrounded by pipes, and one of them has a speech bubble with the word "Help!" coming out of it.
Peach designs a dress, and her thought bubbles show the dress and a high-heel.
Mario offers an egg on a plate to Birdo, with Tryclyde in the background and a Nitpicker on Mario's head.
Construction Worker / Police Officer
Mario directs traffic while a creature uses a jackhammer in the background. According to the picture's description, the creature's name is Bot.
Peach interviews Mario, who appears to have crashed the Sky Pop into a tree.
Luigi teaches a math class.
Mario vacuums a house, while a Flame Chomp shoots fire at him, and a pot is burning in the background. Mario appears to be vacuuming up Iggy Koopa.
Barber / Postal Worker
Mario cuts Luigi's hair, while Peach delivers mail to Mario.
Bowser appears to be scolding Mario and Luigi.