Tip: When making your overworld, mix the terrain up! Add decorations to the overworld. Don't leave large empty grass or sea regions. As an example, angled land and multiple colors look much more interesting than square land and flat, plain colors.
Hi there everyone!
I've been on SMWC for a while--longer, I've noticed, than many admins have been--but I took a several-year hiatus because I temporarily lost interest in SMW ROMhacks and lacked the confidence to engage with others. Additionally, even when I was active, I think I was rather recondite and reclusive. The closest I had to friends here prior to my return were NovaSquirrel, whom I knew from, uh, elsewhere, and the members of the old IRC channel #chanofice, who at least consistently tolerated my presence.
I've liked SMW since I was very young. That, more than any interest I have in game design or programming, is the reason why I'm here--because I have a history with the game, because I feel connected to it. I hope someday to make a good ROMhack, though I know that day is far away because of my lack of technical expertise.
I'm an undergraduate in college studying philosophy; my hope is to graduate in the fall of 2019. In order to graduate I am going to write a 100-page paper about Heraclitus, a quasi-mystic Greek philosopher whose idiosyncratic ideas have been mostly ignored in favor of the work of Socrates and his students.
I don't know if that's too much, or if it's inappropriate for users to re-introduce themselves here. If either of those are the case I apologize.
Hi, I'm brungl. I've been watching kaizo romhack playthroughs for several years, and a few months ago I decided to try playing one. I'm now on my sixth hack (Akogare Mario World) and I am totally addicted.
At some point I'd like to learn how to port music and design levels in LM, but for now I'll mostly be lurking + watching for new hacks.
Hi, I'm egg. I come from a background of making and playing I Wanna Be The Guy fangames. I recently got into SMW hacks because one of my fangme friends auto-hosts Dode on Twitch. I'd looked into hacks before a few times over the years, but I've never really been very interested in them until recently. I'm not very good at SMW's physics, since I'm used to instant acceleration/deceleration with platforming, but I started playing a few Easy/Medium hacks to get my feet wet, and would eventually like to make a couple of my own hacks (even if Lunar Magic is a looot more intimidating than GameMaker.) From what I've seen, the SMW community is very friendly and welcoming, so I already feel happy to post here :~)
I've tried out Waluigi's Wadventure and Short Mario Adventure already, but if anyone has any recommendations for good beginner hacks, please send them my way!
anyway hi. i'm snbdude. i've heard of this site since about 2 years ago, when i found SomeGuy712x's channel. after those 2 years, i have made an account. then i went to downloading some smw hacks and playing them.
i'm very active until midway through june, where theres gonna be school and other stuff.
I'm gdrdagamer. After looking at a few creative SMW custom levels on YouTube (such as the infamous "Automatic Mario" ones and other vanilla/chocolate ones), I've decided to drop by here and see what else is in store. I love downloading and playing Super Mario World hacks and I wanted to see what it's like to design a Mario hack of my own.
Sup, I'm Soren. I've been doing Super Mario World hacking on and off in the past three years kinda. I'm interested in developing less restrict(ed/ive) tools for Super Mario World hacking and I'd like to deepen the understanding we have about how this game works. I'm currently working on getting Super Mario World into C using Ghidra.
A bit upset that I missed LM 3 and VLDC 11, but work is work.
Hello friends! I'm Tamaki, and I'm a random person from the Internet.
I've been a lurker for quite a while now, and I got around registering today. I don't really hack SMW, but I like making music for it! A friend of mine is making a hack and he needed music, thus I learned the process at the beginning of the year. I'm not very good when it comes to adapting non-SNES music to Mario though...
I saw a music request thread today, and that's what moved me to register . Hopefully the requests will help me practice!
Also, to the admins: I'm sorry if I tried to register using a VPN; I live in my university and they have this site blocked... I had to register with my phone using 4G. I hope this doesn't get me in trouble...
Hello everyone! I am Yui. I just made an account on these forums.
I have been using the resources from here for some time, but I never made an account. I have recently decided to come back into SMW hacking, something I haven't done for many years, so here I am!
My biggest SMW hack attempt was one I started in 2012, after my previous attempt was lost to a computer crash. I called it "84", don't remember why, I probably wanted 84 levels or something like that. It ended up with 19 finished levels and a few unfinished ones.
I'm wondering if I should start new hacks or eventually finish what I started. I want to get back into hacking and possibly even making resources, providing I understand how to do it!
Welcome, Yui-Drakon! Hope you enjoy SMW hacking once again. LM has been recently updated and you can make tall horizontal levels or wide vertical levels.
Also, I thought that '84' was related to the year 1984 and Big Brother.
Thanks, Emerald Shell! I will definitely check the recent LM update. Tall horizontal levels and wide vertical levels? Oh, I will definitely enjoy it! Now I am very excited! I will probably also need to check out for new tools.
And no, the name "84" isn't related to 1984 or Big Brother, but I did remember this connection some time after naming it. I wonder if it is a good idea or not to show what I made in that hack...
You can show anything you find worth showing. Feel free to spark your creativity and don't feel ashamed to show off during events. If you have any doubts about whether it's good or not, we'll feel free to help you out as well! Good luck!I have a Discord server as well!