Mario's Greatest Adventure!
(Also, to anyone who's a "Tales of" fan, see if you can spot the reference xD)
So this is my first hack that I've started about 3 months ago, and that's the basic storyline so far. Note that these cutscenes arent final, as I havent figured out how to do stuff like add a background to them and such (since they have to be Layer 2 levels), and the world name is definitly going to be changed, I just couldnt find a good name for the world this takes place in. Unless ya'll want me to keep it...
Anyway, I plan this hack is going to be a mix of Vanilla and Chocolate in terms of levels, although most of the vanilla levels are going to have a chocolatish swirl here and there. I added a new ability for Mario (might add more), custom music, custom sprites, ExGFX, a custom boss, HDMA, and I plan for this hack's storyline to be on the same level as Jacob's The Essence Star (although I might be getting ahead of myself now).
So enough of all that, you want to see what I made, dont you? Here ya'll go:
The start of the very first level, featuring some Map16 work, HDMA (Ice Man) and a Layer 3 Background (Lynnes)
Take that, Rex!
Whoa, Banzai Bill!
A small bonus room, consisting of your usual "hit P-Switch, and grab all the coins" gimmick. This room might be changed, however. (Also, the coin's graphics are edited a bit to look less...weird).
-The Wacky Forest-
(Nickname - Map16 fun).
The start of the second level, consisting of Tileset Mixing and a fitting Cluster Sprite (the leafs; thanks to Ladida).
Yep, the new ability is Wall Jump!
Just jumping around.
-The Water Caves (name may be changed)-
This is where ExGFX really comes in. (And yep, the water and waterfalls are Exanimated).
Not today, Putin' Chuck!
Climbing a bit higher.
-A Lake Night Stroll-
Here's the thing for this level - if you know how to use Goonies to your advantage, you can get to areas with some extra coins/items that are just out of reach.
*Gasp* Is that..?
Its'a Raccon Mario time!
Nearing the end.
-Lava Castle- (not the actual name, as giving off the real name will give off spoilers)
A dark, gritty looking castle filled with lava with a fitting HDMA effect.
Just climbing along for my life!
Fire Bros, and...
Beyond that is an unfinished room and the first boss, so I'll stop here.
So there's a pretty good look at my work. I also have another level, but honestly I'm probably going to scrap it, as I'm not satisfied with it. Besides that, what's left before I finish World 1 is to add another level (mainly a story based one), actually MAKE the Overworld, and make the Switch Palace.
So, what do ya'll think? See anything you like? Dislike? I'm willing to hear it.
--------------------Mario's Greatest Adventure!
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