In the spirit of the season, I made a little tribute to 8-bit death — specifically the trend of characters in old school Nintendo games dying by looking into the screen, flailing about and jumping into oblivion, Super Mario Bros.-style. It’s kind of a weird way to represent death, when you think about it.
The full version, a bit more context, and what games these poor doomed souls come from here.

In the spirit of the season, I made a little tribute to 8-bit death — specifically the trend of characters in old school Nintendo games dying by looking into the screen, flailing about and jumping into oblivion, Super Mario Bros.-style. It’s kind of a weird way to represent death, when you think about it.

The full version, a bit more context, and what games these poor doomed souls come from here.