Super Marisa Land is an amusing doujin game starring none other than Marisa. As the name implies, the game imitates Mario to a certain degree, and if you're a hardcore Mario player, you're bound to recognize a few familiar elements and sections of the map. Marisa can eat those mushrooms to grow in size of "head proportions," and special mushrooms double her size so that she can shoot fireballs and destroy blocks. The game features many different enemies and no end to levels.
Point items are accumulated in a level through both grabbing boxes and killing enemies. Killing enemies in a combo yields more point items, e.g. 1 for the first, 2 in the second, etc. When 256 point items are accumulated, an extra Marisa is awarded and the counter resets to 0.
No points are earned in-level, but factor instead into the end-of-level score tally as follows:
Head proportion x 1000 + Point items x 100 + Time x 10 = Stage score
Each stage has a halfway point; if you die after this point, you restart at this point rather than at the beginning.