The new hack testers forum is gonna give out badges as rewards to the people who help out others a lot, but... what should these badges look like? Well, why don't you show us what you think they should be?!
If you're interested in drawing a pretty set and getting another pretty badge for yourself, hop right into this contest! The most voted set wins the spot.
Ever wanted to enjoy some multiplayer or partake in some gaming contest with the rest of the community? Overwatch, Minecraft, maybe even speedrunning? Check out this new subforum thread!
Every month, we're going to be selecting a few possible site-wide gaming events in a poll, and the most voted one is going to take place at a specific date. You can check that thread for further details.
Gopher Popcorn Stew, the badly named block insertion tool, just got updated to a new version that adds some noteworthy new functionality: wallrunning offsets.
This means that blocks can now show different behaviour when Mario runs up their sides, whereas previously custom block code was impossible to run in this situation.
If you're a coder and want to make use of the 2 new offsets, simply change the "db $42" at the top of a block's asm file to "db $37" and add two extra offset at the end of the JMP table for WallFeet and WallBody. WallFeet runs code for the blocks Mario is running on, while WallBody runs code if Mario's body passes through a block while wallrunning.
The template block included with the tool enables this by default.
Feel free to submit any new blocks you can come up with, too. Since Blockreator does not support this offset as of yet, simpler blocks like ON/OFF blocks with wallrun compatibility are welcome as well.
Thanks go to GreenHammerBro and TheBiob for this update!
Update: Apparently there was another missing offset, which has been added as well in version 1.2.31.
With the launch of our new weekly CONTENT SPOTLIGHT on YouTube, everyone now gets a chance to have their projects featured on our official YouTube channel, shown off every tuesday!
You can submit anything, ranging from graphics, tools, sprites and music to even entire hacks. Videos and screenshots are both welcome, .spc files for music. Simply PM Dan or Hobz with all your screenshots and videos!
If you'd like your hack to be featured but can't record a video yourself, feel free to submit a link to your hack thread with screenshots and a working .bps patch with the levels you want people to see. Dan or Hobz will record footage for you, then.
Please go ahead and subscribe to SMW Central to keep up with other people's projects as well!
After a handful of weeks of planning and a few days of discussion and hard work with the new people, the Public Relations team is very glad to announce the return of SMW Central's social media!
We've got some nice things planned - you can learn more in this thread. And as always, we're open to suggestions as well.