Hmm, I don't think that Luigi is a good king either. I actually think so because of the way, the World 9 map looks. If you don't know, Luigi's World is shown as a dark place with a DKC 2 (I think it's K. Rools Castle from DKC 2 right?) styled dark castle in its middle. Lightnings can be seen, as well as some massive rocks flying up towards the sky and being broken into pieces by the lightnings. So if Luigi has got his castle in this place and by the way, the castle looks like, I would consider Luigi being evil as well. Otherwise his world would look more peacefull. ;)
One thing I want to say is, that I really do not hope that the hack needs several years to be completed. I know that the hack actually will be awesome in the end, but you have to think of several facts:
First of all the last official demo was playable till world 8 (there were 2 stages left in world 8, that you could not visit). The Star World was complete as far as I know. Now in the meantime the stage before Bowser's Castle (the stage with the Dark Lich as a boss) as well as Bowser's Castle are finished, which thus means that all of world 8 is complete at this point of time. All that is left are some stages in world 9 including Luigi's Castle and the final stage after Luigi's Castle called "Final Battle". Plus, think of some other stags being finished as well and being shown in the unofficial Super Kitiku World demo, including those two colourfull stages, the Ghost House, the stage where you can change the hight of the water level and so on.
Thus I ask you: What still should Carol work on. I personally think of Brutal Mario being released next year.
According to some rumours the game should have been released this spring but due to some massive problem in his real life Carol must have delayed the public final release of his hack.
I still think that the Portal room from Megaman will stay in the final stage. It's just like the final boss fight in VIP 3: You have to enter 8 Portals and fight some bosses there. After each of them is defeated a ninth Portal will appear in the room and you can enter the final battlefield where you have to defeat Luigi. ;)
Do you personally think that Luigi's Castle will include "just" classic SMW castle tiles or do you think that Carol will use another tileset. Whenever I think of Luigi's Castle I think of the Trauma Tower of DKC 2 due to the fact that it appears as a DKC 2 castle on the overworld.
It would be cool if Peach would be fought in Luigi's Castle as well. As some sort of final boss in his castle before entering the stage called "Final Battle". Thus she would be the second to last main boss in the hack. ;)
Oh well, there's so much to discuss about this great game. i wish I could play it right now.
Finally Thunder: Those 5 rooms in Bowser's Castle are hellish. I only passed the first four rooms, the final room was quite hard since I didn't manage to activate all of these switches in time.
Slit Zurifa (known as Slit08 at youtube)