Golden Yoshi's Island is a 36-level long ROM Hack designed to be played live for speedrunning marathons. It's a modified version of SMW2+2 by Golden Yoshi, with his full consent.
This hack features a number of optimizations in order to make the game more speedrunner-friendly and enjoyable to watch, based on feedback from the speedrunning community.
-36 levels hand-picked from the original ROM Hack's 50 and rearranged into 4 worlds.
-Default egg aim setting is now Hasty
-Transformation sequence has been sped up
-World-clear cutscene has been removed
-Message box upon collecting first flower has been removed
-Autoscrolling sections removed
-New tech to skip vehicle sections
-Various other sections of levels have been modified for brevity and consistency
-Entering the top secret code now triggers the credits sequence
-Brand new title screen and credits sequence, courtesy of Mattrizzle
Special thanks to Golden Yoshi for creating SMW2+2, and to the GYI Team for helping to make this game possible.