Kirby in Sonic the Hedgehog as you truly imagined, minus the useless copy abilities.
Life counter function as Health points and the only way to obtain Health is grabbing every 50+ Rings, Lampposts, Randomized 1Up Monitors, or Score every 50000+ points.
BEGINNER: Rings and Lives function exactly like the original Sonic.
EASY: Health based Lives, Casual players only.
NORMAL: Health based Lives and Randomized Monitors.
INSANE: Like Normal, except Continues disabled, No 1Up from Lampposts, and 100+ Rings for a 1Up.
Jump + A/B/C – Float/Fly
Down + A/B/C – Inhale
Up + A/B/C – Run
Sonic 1 Custom Title Screen Font – Dr-Luxcario
Smash Bros Melee Kirby sprites – Drshnaps
Magnetize Rings coding – HckTrox