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Love Yourself: For the Excited Beginner or the Exhausted Veteran
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Love Yourself is a hack that I began working on when I found out that my wife (Mrs. Chon) was pregnant with our first child. I wanted to make a hack where I could introduce my children to the
world of SMW Kaizo.

As work progressed on the hack, I noticed a lot of fellow SMW players saying that they were getting "burnt out" or "tired" of kaizo. This was something I would think about a lot as development continued.

As a relatively new player, I also wanted to reach those of a similar skill level by making something that was approachable. Whether this be my kids' first hack or some other kaizo newcomers first hack, I want those people to feel as though they can dip their toes into this game.

It then hit me that some of the most fun I've had with SMW kaizo was simply learning how to make Mario move. Learning and executing tricks that require "some" mastery over Mario's moveset was fun!

To this day, I still find the most fun to be had in SMW Kaizo is simply making Mario move in cool and unique ways. I figured by designing a "mostly" vanilla kaizo hack would also appeal to any of those "burnt out" kaizo veterans out there.

Vanilla SMW holds a very special place in my heart (as i'm sure is the same with most of you reading this). I find it valuable to be reminded of my own memories of playing vanilla SMW growing up while playing romhacks.

So, whether you're an excited kaizo beginner (like I hope my kids will be someday) or an exhausted kaizo veteran, I hope I can provide a fun hack that reminds you of those days where you wished you could be the one designing the levels. Where you thought to yourself, "yo, this could totally be ten times harder, and I would love it." Never forget where your love of this game came from.

This hack is dedicated to my children (however many there are going to be). I pray that you love yourselves as much as I love you.

I'm hoping to have this finished by the time our first kid pops out (June 2022) but no promises :).
Wow, what a wholesome post and story. The hack looks really cool, and I hope the kaizo veterans find as much joy in it as you do! #smrpg{y}

This is such a wholesome post, and I seriously can't wait to play this hack.

Currently working on:
Super Kekcroc World 4 (lol jk)
I'm not usually a big fan of Kaizo-styled ROM hacks, but the concept behind this one alone sells me on it. Cute-looking title screen, and a few of those screenshots have some pleasant palette choices. An admirable effort here—genuinely tempted to pull the SNES controller out for this one. I wish you a good deal of luck in not only finishing this project on time but also in the new adventures you'll be starting in June.
I think I saw a little bit of development of this hack, looks like lots of heart went into it. I'm looking forward to play it, it's always nice to see a hack that's accessible to people starting out with Kaizo.
This hack says it all very wholesome


You are challenged by Champion Daisy!

This hack looks very promising as far as I can see from the screenshots, beautiful aesthethics and very pleasant to the eye, and absolutely the best positive vibes and most wholesome message. Looking forward to play when its done, keep up the great work!
This is a really nice post. Whole thing just felt good to read. The hack looks great, too!

Check out my WIP romhack!
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