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Hack of Super Mario World


In this incredible hack, you can choose between Mario and Luigi like in Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels, see the status bar like in Donkey Kong Country Returns for Nintendo Wii, and you can also save your progress automatically.

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Database match: Super Mario World (USA)
  • Database: No-Intro: Super Nintendo Entertainment System (v. 20210222-050638)
  • File SHA-1: 553CF42F35ACF63028A369608742BB5B913C103F
  • File CRC32: A31BEAD4
  • ROM SHA-1: 6B47BB75D16514B6A476AA0C73A683A2A4C18765
  • ROM CRC32: B19ED489




ContributorType of contributionListed credit
Vallenatero2015HackingASM Hacking

User Review Information

Luigi and Autosave rock but ruined by constant HUD animation

Reviewed By: legend80 on 27 Nov 2021

I can FINALLY play as Luigi without the glitches other hacks / cheats cause (like palette swapping). Autosave = awesome.

BUT it’s all completely ruined by the unbelievably annoying and distracting HUD. I love DKCR and there’s a huge difference between that and what this hack adds.

With the hack, it’s a slow scroll in and out animation that triggers your attention every time you get ANYTHING in the game. So your eyes are being drawn to the movement every other second. That’s why Nintendo didn’t do this and chose a static HUD so your attention is not being challenged every 2 secs…

With DKCR, the hearts are static and only bananas/coins cause the additional elements to appear. BUT it’s much more subtle and doesn’t distract. It kinda pops on and then pops off, as opposed to a slow scroll in/out like the hack.

Please either remove this, update the behavior (reduce/alt. animation or speed up maybe) or put into a separate file like many hacks do to split it up providing the user some options to suit their preference. Then it’ll be an instant raving recommendation. :)

Version Final Recommended - No

User Reviews
Luigi and Autosave rock but ruined by constant HUD animationlegend8027 Nov 2021FinalNo
I will stick with my GBA SMWpeacefighter22 Nov 20211.2No
Good changes but...Red Soul22 Nov 20211.2Yes
Simple, yet perfect!CMDreamer21 Nov 20211.2Yes
This so cool!saulfire14 Nov 20211.0Yes
Simple, but necessary changesYoshiWhite6214 Nov 20211.0Yes