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The latest version of Lunar Magic is 3.30, released on May 1st, 2021. You can download it here.
Latest News: go and make an overworld map or something

It's time for our Overworld Design Contest! You have six weeks to make a pretty Mario map.

Rules & Submissions || Discussion
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Latest News: KoopaCraft Launch!

Our official Minecraft server has launched! Join in the fun at

Read all the info you need to know about the server before playing here.

Additionally, Ninja Boy is livestreaming the server launch on the SMW Central Twitch channel! Be sure to tune into that too!
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Latest News: ⛏️ The return of Minecraft: KoopaCraft ⛏️

It's been something like almost three years since we've all been able to play Minecraft together.

You may remember CaffieCraft? Well, now we present KoopaCraft!

Find out more here!
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Latest News: Lunar Magic 3.30!
Lunar Magic 3.30 was released!

This update adds a very helpful quality-of-life Edit button to the GFX Bypass menus, which directly opens up GFX files in a graphics editing program of your choice, saving you from having to manually scroll through your Graphics and ExGraphics folders! Other changes include being able to type level and event numbers in some of the overworld editor boxes, and other general improvements!

Download the new 3.30 version of Lunar Magic here!
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Latest News: Equinox 2021 VGM Guessing Contest ~ RESULTS!!
The results for the latest VGM Guessing Contest are out! Come find out what that song that was so awfully familiar was over in the results thread here.
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