Tip: Keep in mind that the maximum size for an ExAnimation ExGFX file is 16 by 13 tiles, rather than 16 by 8 tiles like you would expect.
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Welcome to SMW Central!
Welcome! SMW Central aims to be the Super Mario World hacking site, hosting everything you will ever need in order to create
your own hack. We have sections with tons of content including graphics, music,
sprites and more - ready to use in your own projects! We also host a big selection of completed
hacks, so if you need some inspiration or simply just came here to find something to play, you will surely
be satisfied, as well. Over the years, we have built up quite a large community, so if you need help with anything or feel the need to chat with
other Super Mario World enthusiasts, be sure to check out our forums where you can join hundreds of friendly users in
the discussion of a big variety of topics. Enjoy your stay!
Help getting started
The Getting Started section of our F.A.Q. contains general information about SMW hacking, ROMs and emulation.
In order to play a hack from our hacks section, you will need to know how to use IPS patches.
If you ever want to create your own hack, be sure to read all the F.A.Q. sections. They contain lots of helpful information! You should also check out our tutorials section
where you will find tutorials to help you with many different aspects of SMW hacking.
Latest News: C3 Summer 2016 - Voting Results
The voting period for this C3 has ended and the results are now out!
You can view the results here. Congratulations for the winners!
For the first time ever in SMW Central, we have an incoming ASM Contest. That's right, the The First Mad Scientist ASM Contest! In this Idol-styled contest, you will have the opportunity to battle against various ASM coders with variable challenges and themes. There you will have the opportunity to show how good you're not just with sprites, blocks, patches and uberASM codes, but demonstrate your creativity capabilities for possible new SMW hacking revolutions.
So if you want to be The ASM Master and show your truly potential to SMW Central, don't lose time! Start learning, practicing and studying because the sign ups will start at August 4.
In addition to the ExGFX contest that has been started up, resident user, GeminiSunfall, has started up a level design contest whose theme is Summer. Feeling like cranking out the old creative engines in your minds? Ready to let loose your imagination to spark invigoration and inspiration amongst both your works and your peers? Then pop on over and take a look, participate even! It'll be a Summer treat.
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