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DorkaPomka

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Hacking Super Mario Bros.
« on: July 25, 2021, 04:23:31 pm »
Hello guys! I'm so so lost. Can u please tell me what tool should I use if I want to change the look of some character in Super Mario Bros. (NES)? I've seen some hack that people have changed characters but couldn't find any informations which tools they were using.

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Re: Hacking Super Mario Bros.
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2021, 11:03:21 pm »
There's a Tile Editors section under Utlities.
Nearly every tile editor in existence can probably handle this game.
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Re: Hacking Super Mario Bros.
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2021, 11:21:26 pm »
You may also want to take a look at SMW Graphics Workshop:
https://www.romhacking.net/utilities/1434/
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Re: Hacking Super Mario Bros.
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2021, 07:47:46 am »
Thank you for your answers. I've seen these utilities. Can you really make such hacks with these tools?
https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/411/
https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/3708/
https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/3712/
Here some people changed the graphics significantly.
Obviously I would love to change few characters but it seems like impossible to me. But what I would like to do at least is to change the look of princess into something that would look a little bit like my dog. So my children would have fun saving 'our dog' not the princess Peach.

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Re: Hacking Super Mario Bros.
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2021, 04:05:22 pm »
Thank you for your answers. I've seen these utilities. Can you really make such hacks with these tools?
https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/411/
https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/3708/
https://www.romhacking.net/hacks/3712/
Here some people changed the graphics significantly.
Obviously I would love to change few characters but it seems like impossible to me. But what I would like to do at least is to change the look of princess into something that would look a little bit like my dog. So my children would have fun saving 'our dog' not the princess Peach.

to change the graphics is literally the easiest thing to do in a rom hack.  get a tile editor like YYCHR or TLP

https://www.romhacking.net/utilities/108/
https://www.romhacking.net/utilities/119/

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Re: Hacking Super Mario Bros.
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2021, 05:03:27 pm »
True, but you may not want to just change the graphics. You may want to edit their palettes as well. There's a tool for editing NES palettes, too:

https://www.romhacking.net/utilities/428/
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