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SMW Central is the largest ROM hacking community on the internet, and the gathering place for all the resources you need to create your own ROM hack. We offer a large selection of completed hacks as well, ready for you to play! Traditionally SMW Central focuses on hacking Super Mario World, but over the years we've collected a ton of resources and hacks involving other games, too. Our community is ever-growing — sign up now and be part of it!
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Play To Win"Play To Win" is a hack that i started creating in the last months of 2021 with the idea of being polished, traditional, gimmicky, fun and creative. Updates: - Fixed a softlock in the midway… (read more…)
Super Koopa Sound Effect When SpawningThis patch adds a sound effect to super koopas when spawning similar to bullets so its easier to react to them especially in fast paced levels. You can seperately edit the sound effect for the… (read more…)
China Warrior - Game OverDid an port of the Death Jingle from China Warrior (aka The Kung Fu in Japan) for the TurboGrafx-16 / PC-Engine. Really fitting for any eastern themed romhacks. Important: There's an option to… (read more…)
Popful Mail (SEGA CD) - Mine (Outside)The background seen in the exterior of the Mine, from the SEGA CD version of Popful Mail. A great fit for mountain levels in general. It has a mustard-like palette due to the mines being located… (read more…)
Star Wars - Darth Vader BreathThe iconic breathing sound of Darth Vader from Star Wars.
Wave Muncher Launcher + Jumping MuncherFOREWARNING: - Sprite Memory is recommended to be put on 10. JumpingMuncher.asm is an enemy sprite that replaces the tile it is set on as it spawns, then jumps up, falls back down, and becomes a… (read more…)
SMW MultiTools Launcher v2.27sImprove your creativity and productivity by forgetting the annoying management of all the tools you need by centralizing all your tools and other frequently used files in one place! Link your… (read more…)
Donut Lift Block v1.2An updated and optimized version of the donut lift block included in Spritetool. This custom block spawns a custom sprite when touched from above or the corners. Details in the… (read more…)
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SMWC IslandA Yoshi's Island collaboration hack created by users of SMW Central. This is currently a zombie release, as there are still a few bugs that we were unable to fix. For more details, see the Readme… (read more…)
Final Fantasy IV - Chocobo ~ ChocoboSong that The Chocobo ~ Chocobo from Final Fantasy IV. Could fit a grass or mountain levels.
HypothermiaWith this code, the player will die from cold if they stand still for too long. They will begin to shake as sign of warning before dying. They can also get hurt or instantly killed if they try to… (read more…)
L4good Islandthis is my l4good island demo. this will be the first world in super L4good world. i will be making more demo to keep you updated on this hack but for now theres is onlt one world. everything should… (read more…)
Tetris AttackAll melodic samples from Tetris Attack/Panel de Pon.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters (Genesis) - Bio PlanetTileset was ripped by Belial. I converted it for SMW usage. I mirrored it for efficiency and tile reduction. This does have some advantages: -The BG consumes half of palette 1 and the FG… (read more…)
TrampolineInspired by nsmb's bouncy mushrooms in world 1-5. Unlike all other boost blocks, in order to bounce high, it requires the player to tap and hold the jump/spinjump button the instant they land on… (read more…)
Time Up FixPrevents the "Time Up!" message from appearing when you die in a level with no time limit.
Mathos's note: made SA-1 hybrid.