When we first saw the video of a hacked Super Mario World level that could be completed without touching the controller, we figured it was a fluke -- the fevered creation of a singular obsessed mind, never to be duplicated.
We were wrong.
A bit of digging has turned up at least ten more examples of inevitable Mario movement, collected together below. Like the best Rube Goldberg devices, these videos stand as a mesmerizing testament to careful design and meticulous planning. We sit in awe.