Tip: Be sure to drop by the IRC channels to engage with users in real-time!
Tip: To enable night mode in Lunar Magic, press the Angry Sun button to turn it into Solar Magic.
Tip: Never clip into the backrooms.
Tip: Season 10 of Seinfeld is now available in the SMW Hacks section.
Tip: To change the palette the Special World submap uses, grab a paintbrush and start painting your monitor in the colours you want.
Tip: Buy Super Mario Maker 2.
Tip: SMWCentral will be shut down on January 14, 1978.
Tip: Presenting iMagic for MacOS devices. Only $199 for the license to use the level editor, and an extra $99 for the overworld editor.
Tip: ASM stands for Aioli Sriracha Mustard, the essential trio of sauces to make a solid hack.
Tip: The best way to get your hack accepted is to send at least 5$ to a Hack Moderator.
Tip: Want to help out with music moderation? Just accuse every port in the waiting section of plagiarism so we can instantly reject them.
Tip: To ensure your port gets accepted, make sure you’ve got at least two channels with @17, and volume no lower than 255 anywhere.
Tip: Lunar Magic 3.12 allows Munchers to float by giving them jetpacks.
Tip: Check out the SMW Recipe section to find out some delicious recipes you can make with Map16 tiles!
Tip: Check out the SMW Laundry section to buy some SMW-patterned clothes! All profits go to the Dino-Rhinos of Chocolate Island 2.
Tip: To change Mario’s starting point in a level, simply move your computer to the other corner of the room.
Tip: To download Mario, simply open Lunar Magic and click File → Download Brother. Note that you may get Luigi instead sometimes.
Tip: .bps stands for Bepis, which FLIPS must drink before it can patch a ROM for you.
Tip: Lunar Magic is malware. If you see it on your computer, delete it immediately.
Tip: The Echo 1 hex command always takes exactly 22.5 arguments. If your output SPC isn’t complete silence, you’re doing it wrong.
Tip: Using Terra Stripe will net you a slap from the Administrators.
Tip: Check out our Super Mario 128 hacking section now that Super Mario 64 hacking is deprecated.
Tip: Ghost Houses are scary, don’t edit them.
Tip: Set the level mode to 1F to discover the secret Diagonal level mode.
Tip: SMW instrument numbers are actually in hexadecimal. Try instruments @
to find the forbidden instruments Nintendo didn’t want you to know about.
Tip: The rats in the SMW Graphics section are harmless. Please leave them alone.
Tip: .bin stands for Recycling Bin, which is where your ugly graphics belong.
Tip: Extravagant ASM gimmicks can make up for what you lack in the level design department.
Tip: To design a level, grab a permanent marker and draw your level on your monitor.
Tip: To set the level theme to winter, put some ice inside your hard drive.
Tip: Try going down pipes in real life to have the best Mario experience.
Tip: Is your emulator running slowly? Delete system32 to remove clutter.
Tip: To ensure that your hack is fun, try to add as many gauntlet levels as you can.
Tip: Hack mods love pit hacks, try making some.
Tip: If your hack can be beaten without any tool-assistance, it’s too easy.
Tip: Want to be a staff? Simply carve one out of oak wood and then astral project into it.
Tip: Do not place checkpoints, as they can corrupt your hack. The less you have, the better.
Tip: If someone says your hack is too difficult, that just means you're more skilled than them.
Tip: The B in bsnes stands for bad.
Tip: Remember that hack moderators are just like playtesters.
Tip: The Green Berries are considered vegetables. The Red and Pink ones are not, however.
Tip: VLDC stands for Vaccine Level Distribution Consideration, where you rate the vaccination rates of various populations around the globe.
Tip: Yoshi is neither dragon nor dinosaur, but actually a donkey.
Tip: Yeah, they'd be appreciated.
Tip: You can purchase fast food and disguise it as your own cooking.
Tip: One of your submissions got rejected? You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never try.
Tip: Having trouble designing levels? Just grab level 105, move a few things around, and call it a day. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Tip: Don't know what a PKCS #7 Certificate is? It's okay, neither do we.
Tip: If you don’t feed Mario spaghetti in your hack, he’ll leave a bad review on it.
Tip: To install ASM, just click ASM.exe.
Tip: Don't play hacks while on the toilet. Mario is a germaphobe.
Tip: Download Lunar Magic here: http://info.sonicretro.org/SonED
Tip: If your ROM is broken, no worries! There's nothing a little duct tape can't fix.
Tip: Mario got his name from Nintendo of America's lawyer, Jack Kirby.
Tip: Luigi's name was originally set to be "Slurngus" prior to the release of the arcade "Mario Bros." Please do not use this in your hacks, to respect Nintendo's desire to not use the name.
Tip: Make your ROM hack out of hanafuda cards to pay homage to Nintendo's history.
Tip: Make hacks starring Waluigi if you desperately want to play as him since he won't ever be playable in Super Smash Bros.
Tip: Download YY-CHR for your smart fridge to edit graphics while you try and make up your mind on what to eat.
Tip: To extract ZIP files, simply open their zipper.
Tip: To edit levels in Super Mario World, simply pry open the cartridge and put the PCB in your oven. Bake at 200°C and your level should be complete in 15 minutes.
Tip: To insert custom blocks into your hack, simply grab the block you’d like and smash it through your monitor to get it into Lunar Magic.
Tip: Custom Sprite can be inserted with or without the can. Original, Diet, and Cherry all work. 7UP is no longer supported, however.
Tip: If you pre-order Lunar Magic, you get free access to palettes G, H, I, and J for levels only. Overworld palettes G, H, J, and I are paid DLC coming at a later date.
Tip: Lunar Magic only runs on Windows. Moving to a room with more windows improves performance.
Tip: Import a level from Lunar Magic 3.11 in Lunar Magic 1.0 for a neat surprise.
Tip: C3 stands for Central Carp Convention. Every six months, people from all across the site come together to compete for the title of Biggest Carp.
Tip: In MML, + is ♯ and - is ♭, while * is %, = is $, and / is &.
Tip: We've been giving you tips for 14 years, now it's your turn to give us some.
Tip: Where do you think
Tip: Wash your hands.
WIP: Under Construction
Tip: Who needs to go outside when you have SMW hacking?
Tip: Eat your pants for a nutritious meal.
Tip: Don't remake levels from other Mario games, especially popular ones (SMB1/3 1-1, for example). Feel free to remake Sonic levels though (Green Hill Zone and Chemical Plant Zone especially).
Tip: Stuck at home? Make a beach level to simulate going on vacation.
Tip: If it doesn't smell like sewage, it's probably edible.
Tip: Remember to adjust your clocks for Super Daylight Savings on April 2nd.
Tip: Remember that images are only allowed on the
SMWC Discord server
, not the site. See Rule B10.
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Tip: SMWC is run by lizard people.
Tip: Congratulations! You won! This is not a joke! Click
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Tip: Beginning in May, SMW Central will transition to a Super Mario Bros. 2: The Lost Levels hacking site. Download your favorite hacks and resources before they're gone forever!
Tip: Socks and sandals are not a good look.
Tip: Blame Spencer Nilsen for Super Mario World's US Soundtrack.
Tip: Blame Naofumi Hataya for Super Mario World's JP soundtrack.
Tip: Not if you paid your waiters their fair wage.
Tip: Missed the latest SMWC Twitch stream? Check out Dan's impressive Item Abuse 3 playthrough
Tip: If you do drugs, you go to Hell before you die.
Tip: April was a name invented by the Greeks in 1934. The actual Gregorian name is "Waluigi".
Tip: 10 Piano is the only valid vanilla SMW song.
Tip: Be sure to use ZSNES as your emulator of choice to get
the most up-to-date, nifty features
Tip: Brush your teeth, take your meds, drink your water. We care about you.
Tip: AddmusicK is incredibly buggy. It is strongly advised to use Carol's Addmusic instead, since it is much more stable.
Tip: If you're sad, be sad. If you love someone, tell them.
Tip: When using SMW's
Tip: LevelTip Tag <span> was not closed.
Tip: Why not take a break? You can pause SMW Central by pressing +.
Tip: Using the newly discovered Mode -1, you can have six layers at once in your levels.
Tip: If MSU-1 is so good why isn't there an MSU-2, huh?
Tip: Power bill too high? Lunar Magic now has a secret feature that uses the light of the moon to power your computer.
Tip: Boardwalk, and the orange and pink properties are the most frequently-landed-upon spaces in the game. Make sure to go after those.
Tip: In the latest Lunar Magic update, there are 10 new easter eggs to discover! See if you can find them all!
Tip: Keep in mind that the maximum size for an ExAnimation ExGFX file is 16 by 247 tiles, rather than 16 by 8 tiles like you would expect.
Tip: Make your entire hack using only a hex editor for that smug sense of superiority.
Tip: Did you know by reading this message you could have done something much more productive like read a better tip that does not go on for a really long time that simply wastes your time? There goes 10 seconds of your life. Let this be a life lesson!
Tip: Click here for staff leaks.
Tip: Talking to yourself is a sign of impending mental collapse.
Tip: You are now aware of your breathing.
Tip: Lunar Magic 4.1 is now out and comes with new features like importing Super Mario 64 levels and generating new levels in 2D format for your SMW hacks!
Tip: Lunar Magic 3.11 has been deleased. That's right, we're going back to Lunar Magic 2.6
Tip: Noivern's Mac and Cheese Recipe - 16 ounces elbow macaroni, 1/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1/8 teaspoon white pepper, 3 cups milk, 1 pinch ground nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon salt, 3 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs, 1 tablespoon melted butter - Preheat oven t
Tip: Using the standard Layer 3 letters, add "& Knuckles" (without quotation marks) to an otherwise unmodified SMW title screen to unlock Knuckles the Echinda as a third playable character!
Tip: The Magician shall rise again! Who is he? I don't know! I'm just a line of text!
Tip: System doesn't care. No really, she doesn't. Stop bothering her with pointless PMs!
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Tip: Knock three times when viewing this site for the first time each day to avoid angering Brelinda, the Evil Witch.
Tip: Did you know that user -1 existed? Sadly, they were patched out with the SMW Central 4/1/2020 update patch.
Tip: Please don't tell anyone that SMW Central's database password is 1111 if you don't want the site to get hacked and possibly deleted.
Tip: A cyclops, who looks prepared to eat horses (much less mere adventurers), blocks the staircase. From his state of health and the bloodstains on the walls, you gather that he is not very friendly, though he likes people.
Dear Diary: Day 1, the residents around here seem nice...
to delete SMW Central.
Dear Diary: Day 5, I found the buried ruins of some "forum". I don't know what that is. I need to have help sent! I have no food...
Tip: Color coordination is key to a well-arranged bouquet of flowers.
Tip: "pit" spelled backwards.
Tip: It's a monster house!
Tip: Dear Diary: Day 13, I seen a man completely erased from existence... like from the sky came some kind of hammer and down he fell. B-but he just disappeared! I must discover what this strange power is...
Tip: After being audited for tax fraud, Yoshi no longer owns Yoshi's Island. Hence, please make sure you change the names of levels 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, and 106 to respect this fact.
Tip: Pit hacks too hard for you? Try a Pit: Light hack, which are made to be TASed in real time.
Tip: family guy isn't funny
Tip: Studies show that not looking at #world-of-insanity for just 24 hours can greatly improve your life.
Dear Diary: Day 16. I forgot what happened. Sorry...
Tip: RETRY EXIT
Tip: Pay your taxes. (or don't, we're not the government)
Conseil: Apparament, on est un site bilingue maintenant.
Dear Diary: Day 31, I found the secret of SMW Central! The truth behind what is known as an "Administrator". Because this...this knowledge changes EVERYTHING! I must investigate the...
Tip: On second thought, let's not go to SMW Central. Tis' a silly place.
Tip: The current world record for "most money donated to Noivern by one person" is $8450. Try and beat it!
Tip: Don't test me.
Tip: Don't edit level 119. Worst mistake of my life.
Tip: No, mom, I don't need a coupon for two bags of milk.
Tip: Ask again later.
Tip: $tip->generate_coolmessage(); //If you see this, this code is borked!
(Tip: Reminder text is not rules text.)
Tip: Issue with an SMW Central user? Use the Member Feedback form to send feedback anonymously to the userbase.
Tip: can someone tell me who mario is
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Tip: Press any key to continue...
Tip: You can drink cheese. But at what cost?
Tip: Speak to NPCs around the site. You may unlock some questions, and even get an exclusive item or two!
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Tip: Ask your parent's permission before going online.
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Tip: Make moderators' lives easier by rejecting your own submissions so they don't have to.
Tip: Stan Luigi
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Tip: The game.
Tip: Eat food.
Tip: Video games are life lessons. Always look for the glowy weak points for massive damage when fighting someone!
Tip: Don't die!
Tip: Pickle some radishes for a nice snack.
Tip: Drink warter to stay hydraded.
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Tip: If you're out of snacks, just grab some fish out of your fish tank and fry them up.
Tip: Cheep Cheeps are not cheap.
Tip: The vanilla SMW status bar uses paHOLY CRAP THERE'S A SPIDER ON MY DESK GET IT OFF GET IT OFF GET IT OFF AAAAAAAA
Tip: 4 out of 5 doctors say sleeping is good for you. Unfortunately the 5th doctor couldn't comment.
Tip: By 2021, SMW Central will exclusively use face recognition technology for logging in. Get those selfies ready!
Tip: Time zones aren't real.
Tip: Some tips are lies, including this one.
Tip: Lunar Magic has menus, and even several buttons!
Tip: Click the icon on your computer to do a thingy.
Tip: Users who log in to SMWC with Facebook get a cool badge on their user profile page.
Tip: You can now steal badges from other users if you use a hammer. Just smash your monitor while on a user's page, and the badges will fall out, ready to take.
[STAFF-ONLY] Tip: You can find the secret staff forum
Tip: ExAnimation also works on sprites! ...right?
Tip: Encourage "item babysitting". Force the player to drag P-Switches or springboards all around the level. This is fun and makes for interesting puzzles.
Tip: Switch to the metric system if you haven't already.
Tip: Blocks float. So should your munchers, they are blocks as well!
Tip: Don't say swear words please. My mom uses this computer too.
Tip: Wearing a pant saves you 50% of the cost of pants!
Tip: Can't decide on a song to use for your level? Just use Last Bible 3 - Underworld Forest like everybody else.
Tip: Take advantage of easy to use
in your hack.
Tip: Do not poke the giant hound guarding the SMW featured hacks section. He doesn't like it.
Click here to get banned!
Tip: Your SMW hack must be playable in ZSNES 1.17, Snes9x 1.39, and higan v106 to be accepted into the hacks section. Test your hacks to avoid crashes and bugs.
Tip: Lunar Magic is best supported on Windows XP systems.
Tip: Windows may not support Internet Explorer anymore, but we do.
Tip: bebn wuz here
Tip: Everything will be just fine.
Tip: These potato tips are not half bad!
Tip: Everyone loves some good chocolate tip ice-cream!
TIP: THE LAST SUPER MARIO WORLD CENTRAL IS IN CAPTIVITY. THE GALAXY IS AT PEACE...
Tip: Don't fall for scams! Always double-check your hacking tools for signs of counterfeiting.
Tip: Please enter your password to your account (this is not a scam):
Tip: Some people speak in hushed voices of the secret of the Fortress of Solitude. Do not listen.
Tip: Read all the tips! Take the 2nd, 5th, and 10th (if it exists) character of every unique tip and arrange the letters into a secret message!
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Tip: This is Ted from the IRS calling about an audit stemming from your most recent tax return. Please enter your bank account info and SSN or you're liable for thousands of dollars in fees.
Tip: Stuck in a level? Rotating your monitor reverses gravity.
Tip: GFX37.bin contains graphics for the secret 10th world submap. But you didn't hear it from us.
Tip: Behind you!
Tip: 1F0 is a glitchy slope block that shouldn't be used in any platforming stage.
Tip: Don't use slopes, triangles are scary.
Tip: Don't use vanilla backgrounds if you want to keep your hack age-appropriate. Those hills in Yoshi's Island 1 look like... you know...
Tip: It's okay if you use savestates. We won't tell anyone.
Tip: Put your hack on a VHS tape and see what happens.
Tip: Flamingos obtain their pink color from their diet of shrimp and algae.
Tip: "Be there and be Square" is a good mentality to have for your Overworld design.
Tip: Make a big flat level with no blocks but ground tiles and one enemy. That's all your level needs.
Tip: Make "stop, go" levels! Tons of P-Switches and brown blocks with coins! Making the player wait for the end makes the ending all so much better.
Conseil: Pour votre sécurité, ne parlez pas anglais.
Tip: As a Canadian website, SMW Central is proud to be offered in English and in French. / Conseil: En tant que site web canadien, SMW Central est fier d'être offert en français et en anglais.
Tip: GIEPY is back and is once again the supported sprite insertion tool. Please wait patiently for the next sprite remoderation, after we finish with the current one.
Tip: Don't let anyone tell you your MS Paint graphics are bad. It's just a stylistic choice.
Tip: You're just refreshing the page to see all of the tips, aren't you?
Tip: Is browsing SMWC to slow for you? Open it up in 5 different tabs for blast processing speed multitasking.
Tip: If SMWC is such a good website, why isn't there an SMWC2?
Tip: You wanna know a secret? I don't think FPzero is really zero.
Tip: You're wasting your time. The NSMB series has better physics.
Tip: If you reach the Top Secret Area and jump 64 times off of Yoshi, you'll unlock Luigi.
Tip: L is real 2401
Tip: Level Design choices made at 3:40 am are always the best ones. Or any choices, really.
Tip: The music section has over 3,700 accepted submissions and none of them fit your level.
Tip: Scrap your level, start over. Or don't. It won't be good either way.
Tip: SMW Hacking is outdated. Windows NT Minesweeper hacking is where it's at.
Tip: When starting a new hack, always edit 105 before any other level. Those sliding Koopas had it coming.
Tip: That last restricted post you saw in #site-feed was talking about you.
Tip: Making your own graphics is simple, first make the outline of the ground tiles in black, then draw the rest.
Tip: Mario's canon height is 8' 11".
Tip: To get a Good Future in a SMW level, go to the Past and break all the Turn Blocks.
Tip: Be careful when using ice physics in your level. It makes Lunar Magic's controls slippery.
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Tip: You can code custom sprites in Java. Just put
at the top of your program and you can write code for SMW! The resulting .java file can then be inserted with PIXI.
Tip: Each custom Super Mario World level has a secret B-Side that can be accessed by collecting the hidden cassette tape in every level.
Tip: Are you still awake? It's 4:37 in the morning, go to sleep already.
Tip: The SMW graphics section won't show up unless you store EFB copies to RAM.
Tip: Design and test your level somewhere else before you translate it to lunar magic. Examples include: Minecraft Creative Mode, Super Mario Maker for 3DS or Dreams.
Tip: I'm a chuckster!
Tip: Stuck in a level design rut? Ideas come to you much faster after your 8th cup of coffee.
Tip: C3 is canceled for the foreseeable future. I'm sorry you had to find out this way.
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Tip: If you go to the Forum Graveyard late at night you can still hear the ghastly wailing of the Ghoul of the SM64 Hacks Section.
Tip: Why are you downloading hacks at the soup store?
Tip: Did you know? Hatsune Mike is the staff member with the most positions at once, being the section manager of all sections except SMW Music in 2015.
Tip: Animal Crossing: New Horizons is out! You should go play it instead!
Tip: You can collapse all forum sections at once and pretend the whole thing doesn't exist anymore.
Tip: Nothing outside of the Reality Corner is real.
Tip: Lunar Magic has a function that can edit the properties of Super Mario Odysseys Power Moons.
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Tip: It's a beautiful day outside. birds are singing, flowers are blooming... on days like these, kids like you... Should be burning in hell.
Tip: Super Mario World Central Production 3 is set to release in February 2019.
Tip: Hack not doing so good? $10 for 20 5-star rankings w/ comment, contact bebn legg
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