This hack has been in the making since August 2019 and it was an incredible experience. I had a lot of fun making this hack, I hope you have fun playing it.
Crossfire consists of 22 exits and 4 switch palaces that do not count towards the exit count. It is a 50/50 mix of old-school vanilla kaizo with new school chocolate. Everything I find fun in kaizo mario hacks are put into Crossfire. There are no water or cape specific levels. However, you will find motor skills, an exploding plane and other various chocolate features.
I was heavily inspired by the level designs of Invictus and Grand Poo World 2. I chose to primarily focus on fast platforming, and tried new and creative ways to link them. I don't think I'm an accurate judge of my own difficulty, but I would not suggest this hack for beginners.
I want to thank everyone in the Kaizo Mario community for helping me put this all together and making it work, seriously you all are the most generous people I've known.
Special Thanks goes out to VLSkoot and Westslasher2, you took all my questions and did help for me out of your own will, and that I am deeply appreciative of, and I'm sure most of you will be too, as this hack would not be like it is without them.
A fun and chill intermediate hack. A couple of odd setups towards the beginning that had me not sure if I should trust the levels throughout my playthrough - which for anybody about to play this 95%+ of the levels worked for me with very balanced kaizo problem solving and good old fashioned tight platforming.
A+++ would recommend, except
the final boss rando rooms for those I demand a refund
neptune did a fantastic job with this one. a wonderful barrage of fun and challenging gameplay that is sure to provide hours of fun! this is a tricky one, especially in some key spots, but overall its a nonstop fun fest. can't wait to see whats next!