Just discovered what a great game M.C. Kids is and been feeling icky about McDonald's blatant product plugging in the game. To that end, I've begun the process of overhauling the game's graphics to scrub away every clown and arch. The re-branded game is instead called "Magic Kids," keeping the storyline mostly intact but replacing Ronald McDonald with Walter the Wizard.
EDIT: All Finished and in the database:http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/1136/
Comparison shot of the Overworld Map:
In-Level Gameplay Before:
Also, here's an example of McDonald's branding run amok:
...and the fix:
Next is to overhaul the game sprites and remove all the McDonalds characters.
The text, however, proves tricky (as some of you may know) in that it's compressed in the rom. So this project may take a good amount of time to see completion while I learn enough ASM to crack the game's text compression.