Dictionary / Glossary Edit
The glossary contains information of words and phrases frequently used in the Super Mario 64 hacking community.
|BLJ||Backwards Long Jump- a glitchy version of a long jump which propells Mario backwards at high speeds when performed against a sloped surface.|
|emulator||A program used to "emulate" or play video games on a computer or other piece of technology.|
|emu||Abbreviation of "emulator".|
|free (achievement)||Heavily used by the rom hack community to describe achievements very easy compared to others. Ex. "This star is so easy, the star is free."|
|hack||In these terms, abbreviation of rom hack, referring specific Mario 64 modded game. Ex. Super Mario Star Road is a hack of Mario 64|
|IL Strats||Strategies that derive from a TAS (see bellow). Usually refers to ones that are very difficult if not impossible to perform normally.|
|Kaizo||A term that means stupidly difficult. Comes from the Super Mario World hack "Kaizo Mario". Often used to describe the rom hack Kaizo Mario 64.|
|LJ||Long Jump (also refered to as crouch jump. Mario's longest type of jump in which he performs by running, then pressing Z + A.|
|NoD||Abbreviation of the rom hack "Star Revenge 2: Night Of Doom", which is known as the hardest full rom hack to date.|
|No Quicksand||Playing a Super Mario 64 game with a cheat code implemented which allows you to walk like normal on quicksand-type ground.
The code is:
81255490 1000 8125572C 1000 8125572E 0031
|Origami64||A forum for discussing and developing rom hacking tools and hacks. Mainly Super Mario 64, Super Mario 64 DS and Paper Mario.|
|patch||A file containing the changes to be made to a rom file in order to make the original game into a hack. Usually ".ppf" for Nintendo 64 games. Combining this and the original game in an application made for this, will output the hack of choice.|
|patched||An original rom file that has been combined with a patch.|
|PJ64||Abbreviation of "Project 64", a popular emulator to play Super Mario 64 hacks with.|
|pre-patched||A rom that has either been already patched with its game, or has never been made into a patch at all. These files do not have to be patched by the downloader and can be played on an emulator immediately.|
|RoD||Abbreviation of the hack Star Revenge 2.5: Remnant of Doom|
|rom||A file containing the information from a game cartrige, for example Super Mario 64. May be played using an emulator. Also used to describe patched or pre-patched hacks.|
An original game rom edited to contain custom levels, text, tiles or other changes to a rom.
|rom hacking||The act of editing a rom file to create something new or different within it. After editing, the rom is called a rom hack or just hack.|
|romhacking.net||A website containing rom hacks, resources, a forum and more for all rom hacking enthusiasts. http://www.romhacking.net |
|sm64||Abbreviation of Super Mario 64.|
|sm64hacks||Abbreviation of Super Mario 64 hacks, also used to describe the website sm64hacks.com|
|sm64hacks.com||A website listing Super Mario 64 hacks and information, with available downloads. http://sm64hacks.com|
|sm74||Abbreviation of the rom hack "Super Mario 74".|
|sm74EE||Abbreviation of the rom hack "Super Mario 74 Extreme Edition".|
|smwcentral||A website mostly containing hacks of Super Mario World for Super Nintendo, but also contains quite a lot of Super Mario 64 hacks. http://www.smwcentral.com|
|SR||Abbreviation of "Super Mario Star Road", one of the most revered rom hacks or "Star Revenge" the second one is a series of Mario 64 hacks created by BroDute.|
|SS||Abbreviation of "Shining Stars", a series of Super Mario 64 hacks created by Pieordie1.|
Abbreviation of the rom hack "Super Mario 64: Twisted Adventures". This can refer to both the original or its sequal.
|TAS||Tool Assisted Speedrun- An optimal computer made speedrun in which every frame can be controlled.|
Abbreviation of the rom hack "Twisted Adventures: Intense Challenge", known as the hardest Super Mario 64 mini hack.
|TJ||Triple Jump- The highest jump Mario can perform by pressing the "A" button 3 times when Mario hits the ground.|
|TT64||Toad's Tool 64, a program used to edit objects, textures, text and more in Super Mario 64.|
|WotDF||Abbreviation of the rom hack Star Revenge 6.5: Wrath of the Dimensional Flower.|