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Unsightly Pixel Mario Kart 64 CPUs use human items including shells SMB3 RELOADED Super Metroid

Newest Translations

Breath of Fire Star Soldier Star Force Seiken Acho

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BARF! Tilemap Studio Lightweight Checksum Calculator Valhalla

Newest Reviews

Mario Kart 64 CPUs use human items including shells AFF Challenge Mega Man II Music Improvement Mega Man X2 Relocalization

Newest Homebrew

Rex Run for Game Boy DeadlyNeuroEf Circle Boy Nova the Squirrel

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AST Week 3  fix General Leo Edition Fester's Quest Improvement Rockman 2: ONN

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Kouryuu no Mimi The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX Oishinbo: Kyukyoku no Menu 3bon Syoubu The Black Onyx

Recent Updates

  • Hacks
    Removed changes like level tables and treasure chest content as they are outside the scope of this patch.
  • Hacks
    Update: this hack was 3 mistakes, all fixed. One of them Mario is killed in the first fortress of World 8 and you wouldn't continue with the game. The other was on the map of the World 3, with a mushroom house. The last one will facilitate your gameplay on the map of the World 3. Sorry for the problems!!!
  • Translations
    V1.2: Fixed level selection.
  • Translations
    Updated readme (removed mention of real hardware compatibility as the original patch already was compatible)
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TitleAuthorDescriptionCategoryPlatformGameVerLevelDate Ascending
Atari 2600 VCS Precise Sound Values and Distortion BreakdownGlenn SaundersThis document is a description and chart of the various values for notes and distortion of the Atari 2600 sound.Miscellaneous2600N/A1.0Int02 Apr 1997
Sega 32X SDKOEMThe official Software Development Kit for the Sega 32X.Miscellaneous32XN/A1.0Adv12 Aug 1997
Genesis ROM Formatd0nutInfo on the Genesis ROM format.MiscellaneousGENN/A1.1Int17 May 1999
The MetalHead Translation FAQMetalHead Hacking GroupMetalHead’s attempt at a translation how-to. http://metalproject.net/general/rom-hacking-old-doc/MiscellaneousNESN/A0.8Beg20 Mar 2000
Atari 2600 VCS Sound Frequency and Waveform GuideEckhard StolbergThis is a guide to the TIA sound device and various charts for notes and distortions for both PAL and NTSC. A must read for hacking sound data.
  • You can view the document here.
Miscellaneous2600N/A1.01Int25 May 2000
NES Music Ripping GuideChris M. CovellThis is a document that shows some of the very basics of NSF ripping from NES/Famicom ROMs. It has an older version of the NSF spec and source code to make a NES ROM out of a NSF so that it can be played on a real NES or a emulator. It also shows how….MiscellaneousNESN/A1.0Int30 May 2000
Hacking NES MusicSliver XA document detailing a method for editing NES music using NSF files.MiscellaneousNESN/A1.0Int28 Jun 2001
Corrupt CorruptingWeaselThis document is designed to help people with the grand art of rom corrupting. For those of you who don’t know (you know who you are!), rom corrupting is a long, (occasionally)boring process of finding data in a Rom. If you don’t know what ….MiscellaneousMultipleN/A1.0Beg01 Jan 2002
Hex Lessonsolid t-boneThis document explains the basics of hex editing and it’s many uses.MiscellaneousMultipleN/A1.0Beg09 Dec 2002
Various Saturn Hacking DocsCyber Warrior XHere are the fabled Saturn Hacking docs that were never quite complete enough for Cyber Warrior X to release before.MiscellaneousSATN/A1.0Beg25 Dec 2002
The Art of ROMhackingVaglaA beginner to intermediate guide on hacking for the NES. Although targeted at the NES, many principles taught can be used on any system. Information includes hex editing, palette editing, level editing in hex, finding data, and dealing with simple co….MiscellaneousNESN/A1.0Beg01 Jan 2003
Atari 2600 Music And Sound Programming GuidePaul SlocumIt is difficult to do music on the Atari 2600 due to the limited pitch and two voices, but I’ve discovered some tricks to produce some pretty good music. This document covers most of what I know.Miscellaneous2600N/A1.0Adv19 Feb 2003
The Definitive Guide to ROM Hacking for Complete BeginnersInVerseA frequently asked questions list of sorts for the aspiring ROM Hacker.MiscellaneousMultipleN/A1.0Beg28 Feb 2003
Mega Man 6 Enemy IDsVaglaMega Man 6 Enemy IDs document on every single ID from 00 to FF.MiscellaneousNESMega Man 61.0Beg21 May 2003
The Basics of BasesPartial TranslationsThe basics of number bases and hexadecimal geared toward the newest of the new to ROMhacking.MiscellaneousMultipleN/A1.5Beg05 Dec 2005
EDICT Format Onomatopoeia ListfillerThis is a list of onomatopoeic words and interjections compiled from various web sources and submitted by contributors to romhacking.net. This document was compiled to assist fan translators working on game translations with this often frustrating an….MiscellaneousN/AN/A1.0Beg30 Apr 2006
Sonic Advance Hacking NotesThunderSpeedVarious documents useful in the hacking of Sonic Advance.MiscellaneousGBASonic Advance1.0Beg24 Jul 2006
SM64 Hacking DocVL-ToneAn extensive, but slightly outdated, SM64 hacking document, created by VL-Tone.MiscellaneousN64Super Mario 642.0Beg12 Jan 2007
Mac HackO_mankoHow to get started if you want to hack using a Mac.MiscellaneousN/AN/A1.0Beg21 Jul 2007
Easy Way to Find Level Data in Some NES GamesGil GaladA guide which details a method for detecting level data using the NES emulator Nesten.MiscellaneousNESN/A1.0Int14 May 2008
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