Super Mario World

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Super Mario World
[[North American Super Mario World Box Art|250px]]



Release date

Japan: November 21, 1990
North America: August 13, 1991
Europe: April 11, 1992
Australia: July 1, 1992


SNES (Super Mario World)
SNES (Super Mario All-Stars)
GBA (Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2)

Super Mario World is a Super Nintendo game released in 1990 in Japan, 1991 in North America and 1992 in PAL regions.

Without it, Lunar Magic, SMWCentral, and this Wiki would not exist.


“After saving the Mushroom Kingdom from Bowser and the rest of the Koopas in Super Mario 3, Mario and Luigi needed to recuperate from their adventures. Together they agreed that the best place to vacation was a magical place called Dinosaur Land.

But while Mario and Luigi reclined on the beach for a relaxing nap, Princess Toadstool disappeared, apparently seized by evil forces. After searching for hours for their missing friend, Mario and Luigi came upon an enormous egg in the forest.

Suddenly the egg hatched, and out popped a young dinosaur named YOSHI, who proceeded to tell Mario and Luigi a sad tale of how his dinosaur pals were sealed in similar eggs by a group of monstrous turtles.

"Monstrous turtles!," exclaimed Luigi. "Bowser and his bunch have returned!" Mario slowly nodded his head in agreement and, along with Luigi and Yoshi, set off across Dinosaur Land to find the Princess and to free Yoshi's friends. As they began their journey, Yoshi handed Mario a beautiful cape. "This may help you," Yoshi said. "Some say it has magical powers."

With a little luck (and help from a magic cape), our hearty crew can defeat the seven worlds of Bowser's Krazy Koopa Kritters. Many locations are well-hidden so explore everywhere and try everything. Not all locations have to be explored to rescue the dinosaurs and save Princess Toadstool, but there are many "starry" treasures to be found in far-reaching places. You'll need to search all areas to find out what kind of treasures are there... in Super Mario World.”
-The SMW instruction booklet

SMW Hacking

Super Mario World hacking is the process of changing the SMW ROM from its original state. This is usually done primarily through the use of Lunar Magic and other SMW hacking tools. SMW hacking is done on many boards, but SMW Central is geared specifically towards helping SMW hackers, offering documents for help, patches to alter gameplay, custom blocks, custom sprites, custom music, custom graphics that can give SMW a new look, and a number of useful tools.

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