To the subject of "Romhacking" aka taking apart a videogame and creating your own "hacks": This could be a simple graphics improvement or a completely new version of the game. Romhacking can also uncover "secrets" about a game which is called "breaking the game". Romhacking is deeply tied to the emulation of consoles and console games. There is no legal precedent against romhacking, unless it is used for commercial purposes. The following blogs are for educational purposes and are under fair use.

My First Video Game Concept.

21 Aug 2023 3 minute read 0 comments Lameshark

For a while now, I have been teaching myself Blender, coding and romhacking. My goal was always to create my own videogames and hacks. For years, I have been fascinated with 3d modeling and patching. Even when I was a child playing Super Mario 64, I...

Paragliding in Ocarina of Time

19 Aug 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Lameshark

With the recent release of Tears of the Kingdom, there seems to be a focus on Zelda players new favorite item, the Paraglider. This new flying mechanism really highlights the large scale of Tears of the Kingdom. This combined with the P.C-esque graph...

Hacking Glover 2.

2 Jun 2023 5 minute read 0 comments Lameshark

Today, we are going to hack the beta game Glover 2, which was never officially released. Several versions of the game were released online, the latest build was released in 2012 by Team Carrot. This version is incomplete, but the story mode is partly...

N64 Debug Menus [Part 3]

3 May 2023 3 minute read 0 comments Lameshark

Super Smash Bros 64 [SSB64] was one of my favorite games growing up. I remember the game being so popular at one time, I was actually in a real life tournament with kids in the neighborhood where we drew brackets like a sports competition. A fighting...

Kazooie's Birdhouse V0.1

2 May 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Lameshark

  Around half a year ago, I made an attempt at learning to 3D Romhack Super Mario 64. I found some videos on a concept called "Decomping", which is the latest technique for swapping assets and other functions. My goal was to swap the Mario model out...

N64 Debug Menus [Part 2]

30 Apr 2023 4 minute read 0 comments Lameshark

Hello World. Fasten your seatbelt because we will be exploring another debug menu. Yesterday, we explored the Ocarina of Time Debug options. We warped to Beta areas, gave ourselves 9999 rupees and explored color viewers. Today we will dust off anothe...

N64 Debug Menus

30 Apr 2023 5 minute read 0 comments Lameshark

A debug menu is located inside of a game and it allows the player to see and manipulate the games internal values in order to debug the game. Essentially, it's a backdoor for the coder to fix the game quickly during development.  Sometimes, the debu...

Banjo's Backpack [Beginners Guide].

28 Apr 2023 4 minute read 0 comments Lameshark

Banjo's Backpack [Beginners Guide]. Ever wanted to learn to 3D Romhack?  You played Super Mario 64 as a kid ... the rascal kid down the street SWORE you could unlock Luigi by backwards long jumping for 30 minutes straight. Now you want to add Luigi...