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Documents: Comprehensive SMB1 Music Hacking Guide Released
« on: April 05, 2008, 09:59:13 am »
Update By: Dr. Floppy

It's finally here: the first complete music hacking tutorial for the most widely-hacked ROM of all time. Everyone from beginner to veteran can get something out of this document. Contents include:


  • Locations of all music pointers, headers and raw data.
  • Converting a song into a linear string of bytes.
  • The different coding mechanisms for the four “instrument” channels.
  • Enabling percussion in Underground/Dungeon levels.
  • The identities of every rhythm- and frequency byte.
  • How to alter the rhythm- and frequency byte tables to create customized values.
  • And more…



The Comprehensive Guide to SMB1 Music Hacking is available here.

Relevant Link: (http://www.romhacking.net/docs/390/)

Malias

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Re: Documents: Comprehensive SMB1 Music Hacking Guide Released
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2008, 08:47:59 pm »
Awesome :thumbsup:.  Can't wait to see 100% original hacks of Super Mario Bros.

I wonder how much in this doc carries over to other nes games?
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