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SMB2 Improvement

Hack of Super Mario Bros. 2

Description:

This is designed to fix a few small things without changing the game too much.

List of Changes:

  • Restored the sound effect that’s supposed to play when you die. It never worked due to a bug.
  • Restored the missing 8th animation frame for tiles. It was never shown due to a bug.
  • Swapped names for OSTRO and BIRDO in the credits.
  • Changed PRINCESS to PEACH in credits and “contributor” text.
  • Changed “PUSH START BUTTON” to “PUSH START”.
  • Changed “PUSH (A) BUTTON” to “PRESS BUTTON”.
  • Changed CLAWGLIP to CLAWGRIP in credits.
  • Changed HOOPSTAR to HOOPSTER in credits.
  • Changed TRICLYDE to TRYCLYDE in credits.
  • Fixed issue where doing a charge jump makes you throw an item.
  • Fixed POW graphics (The “O” was offset by one pixel in one frame).

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Super Mario Bros. 2 (USA).nes - NOINTRO
  • CRC32: 57AC67AF
  • MD5: CCD25B4FA7ACDDEF38D75212AE0E5432
  • SHA-1: 7DF0F595B074F587C6A1D8F47E031F045D540DAE
  • SHA-256: 47BA60FAD332FDEA5AE44B7979FE1EE78DE1D316EE027FEA2AD5FE3C0D86F25A

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Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
SpiderDaveHacking

User Review Information

Great, with one anachronistic flaw

Reviewed By: zoinknoise on 04 Jul 2020

this is a great piece of work that cleans up the text and graphics in SMB2 wonderfully. however, it does contain one flaw––the change of “Princess” to “Peach” in the end credits. Peach was always referred to as “Princess Toadstool” in the overseas versions of Mario games until 1993, and most people weren’t exposed to the change until Mario 64 in 1996. so i would have preferred that particular change to be rolled back. otherwise, an excellent hack.

Version 2018.6.6 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
Recommendable, but makes excessive "corrections" while missing an obvious one.Mr. Pennington18 Oct 20202018.6.6Yes
Great, with one anachronistic flawzoinknoise04 Jul 20202018.6.6Yes
PerfectWebSlinger31 Jan 20182015.10.23Yes
Perfect hack, also work with Rev A (PRG1)madness flame23 Feb 20172015.10.23Yes