Mario fan and glitch hunter extraordinaire Pannenkoek2012 has a contract for you, Witcher: if you can recreate and record a weird hiccup he recently saw on Twitch, he’ll give you $1000.

Streamer DOTA_TeaBag caught the glitch, seemingly by accident, in a video taken during a run of Super Mario 64’s Tick Tock Clock stage. As you can see in the video below (and which Pannenkoek2012 so helpfully explains), it’s a weird little thing, something Mario 64 fans have never seen before.

Normally, if Mario is going to randomly move up or down, it’s down (or a “downwarp”). There’s only one noted spot in the game where you “upwarp”, and it’s totally different to the example captured in this clip.

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This all sounds minor, but for people who are speedrunning through these games (or just super into them), it’s a big deal! Plus there’s just the general curiosity of discovering something new in a game that’s been out for nearly twenty years.

If you feel like taking a shot, here are the conditions:

The submission should be a .m64 and .st file, which when played perform the glitch. To submit, you can zip up these files, upload to TinyUpload.com, and then send me the link in a comment or private message. The bounty will hold until the first person successfully submits a recreation of the glitch, at which point I will add the word [CLAIMED] to the end of this video’s title, and then no one else will be eligible for the prize.

(via Phediuk @ NeoGAF)

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