Jumpman This is Mario's first name before he got his actual name MARIO. He is the hero trying to save Pauline from the evil clutches of Donkey Kong
Donkey Kong He is angry because Mario was making fun of him trying
to impress Pauline
Oil Can flame this flame walks around and comes out of an oil can; it is only found on the first level
Flame These are creatures that appear from the side of the screen and are just like the first flame mentioned; these are found on the second and third level
Barrel they are released by Donkey Kong
These jump around in patterns on the third level; they can not be destroyed
Hammer pick this up to get extra points and be able to destroy the fire creatures and barrels
Umbrella pick this up for extra points
Purse pick this up for extra points
1. On level 2, there are two routes, the bottom route and the route across the escalator and elevator.
2. On level 3, hit the yellow things in the order on one side and then go to the next.
What happened to my hammer? on the first level kill a few barrels and drop to the next part of the level. You will lose your hammer power.
Teleport On the first level move up the first broken ladder then climb back down; walk to the left and position Mario so that his back is almost touching the ladder; move 1 or 2 steps to the right and jump.
Ladders Restricted If you go to the top of the ladder far enough that your hand touches the top of the ladder, the barrels will not go down the ladder.
Invisible Wall On the left end where the hammer is you can jump off of the wall there by jumping against it.
Disappearing Barrels If you do the third trick described above on the second to topmost nonbroken ladder the barrels will roll off the screen. (This might not work all of the time)
Game Genie Codes
SXNGOZVG Infinite lives
PENKNPLA Start with 1 life
PENKNPLE Start with 9 lives
Donkey Kong Classics
SXYAOP Infinite lives
PETANA Start with 1 life
TETANA Start with 6 lives
PETANE Start with 9 lives
AEVAVSIA Controllable jump
EAKOLSLG Keep hammer for longer
Codes (may be for arcade version)
Level Select at title screen press up(2x), down, up(4x)
View High Scores at title screen press select