Tip: If you use custom music, make sure your ROM has been expanded to at least 1MB.
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Welcome to SMW Central!
Welcome! SMW Central aims to be the Super Mario World hacking site, hosting everything you will ever need in order to create your own hack. We have sections with tons of content including graphics, music, sprites and more - ready to use in your own projects! We also host a big selection of completed hacks, so if you need some inspiration or simply just came here to find something to play, you will surely be satisfied, as well. Over the years, we have built up quite a large community, so if you need help with anything or feel the need to chat with other Super Mario World enthusiasts, be sure to check out our forums where you can join hundreds of friendly users in the discussion of a big variety of topics. Enjoy your stay!
Help getting started
The Getting Started section of our F.A.Q. contains general information about SMW hacking, ROMs and emulation. In order to play a hack from our hacks section, you will need to know how to use BPS patches. If you ever want to create your own hack, be sure to read all the F.A.Q. sections. They contain lots of helpful information! You should also check out our tutorials section where you will find tutorials to help you with many different aspects of SMW hacking.
The latest version of Lunar Magic is 3.04, released on June 1st, 2019. You can download it here.
Latest News: BLDC Has Arrived!
The Base Rom Level Design Contest is finally here! In this contest you’ll be provided a base rom with all sorts of custom goodies in it! The catch? You can only use what’s already been provided to you! Use the resources inside the base rom to create some awesome levels!
Head on over to the BLDC Subforum to read the rules, download the base rom and get started!
We're opening up a new round of Staff Applications. This time we're looking for Patch Remoderation Helpers, Forum Moderators and Discord Moderators. If you're interested in applying to any of these positions, please read this thread and follow the instructions for each position: