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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 3.11, released on February 9th, 2020. You can download it here.
Latest News: Twitter - Info + You!
Thank you to everyone who helped us by suggesting ideas for our SMW Central Twitter account relaunch. We've taken your ideas on board, especially about showcasing user content on Twitter, and put together a feedback + info thread as a permanent home for feedback, ideas, and how you can get your content showcased to our followers.
You can find the thread in the Site Questions, Feedback & Bugs forum, or just click here!
Latest News: KLDC Results Live Stream - Sunday, April 26
After weeks of judging, we are ready to announce the results of the 2020 Kaizo Level Design Contest! Tune into the Romhack Races Twitch channel (https://twitch.tv/romhackraces) at 3:30 p.m. EDT Sunday, April 26 for a livestream reveal of the top 10, followed by the full results post here immediately after.
In addition, with the introduction of the participant and judge trophies, we've dug through all the old 24hoSMW contests and retrospectively awarded everyone them too! If you find any errors, let me know and I'll fix them for you. (Judge trophy coming soon - if you’re missing it right now, don’t worry!)