9 definitions by Startpanicing

The act of modifying a compiled rom image, in which you have to "hack" into the games code. The origin of romhacking is practically unknown, and most romhackers do it out of enjoyment. Most games that are hacked are for the NES, but there are hacks out there for the SNES, Sega Genesis, Gameboy, and with the realease of "OoT: Attack of the Mokeys", there is finally an N64 romhack. Romhacks are usually played on emulators.

Romhackers use many tools, but the most important is the hex editor. With a hex editor, a romhacker can change many parts of a rom, including the graphics (allthough there are better programs for graphical hacking), text (which is usually acquainted with a table file), levels and other data. There are tools that are game specific and can speed up the process dramatically, such as level editors.

A much more advanced aspect of Romhacking is ASM hacking, in which the Romhacker will "decompile" the rom code using a disassembeler, then alter it, and "compile" it again using an assembeler. Things that can be altered using this method are aspects of the games engine, and other things that would be insanely difficult to change when compiled.
Romhacking, unfortunately, is becoming more and more uncommon...

Dahrkdiaz is probably the best Romhacker to date.
by Startpanicing June 30, 2005
An Acronym, Jackass.

Standing for the "Future Wife Beaters of America".
Female: My ex boyfriend beat the shit out of me today. That F%&$ing asshole. He should join the FWBA.

Jackass: What the hell is the FWBA?

Female: An acronym, jackass.
by startpanicing March 14, 2006
A cancelled RPG by Retro Studios (creators of Metroid Prime).
"I think it sucks that Raven Blade was cancelled."
by Startpanicing May 23, 2005
Routinely Overlooked Felines Left Meowing Endlessly Outside the Window
Chrissy8: Oh that poor, neglected kitty :(
DahrkMastR: ROFLMEOW :(
Chrissy8: :'(
by startpanicing September 16, 2009
Rolling on the floor laughing my ass off while vomiting uncontrollably.
Idiot1: LOL WUT U TOLKIN SOO CUTE LEIK TAHT 4??!!?!

Idiot2: LOL I DUNNO LOL I AM JUST BOERD <3

Idiot3: ROFLMAOWVU!!11!1

Idiot2: OMFG UR GROSSE WTF GTFO

Idiot1: LOL GTFO DUMASS U DONT BELOING IN THIDS WORLD DIE MONESTRE
by startpanicing May 14, 2009
Some Big Company.

SBC just happens to be a huge phone company, as well as my ISP.
When AT&T exploded into a bunch of smaller telecommunications companies, their magnetism caused them to slowly reform into the all powerful form they once were. This menacing force would be known as SBC.
by startpanicing April 19, 2006
A type of diet involving regular and frequent consumption of feces to lose weight.
"I just started shieting three months ago - I lost 50 pounds, and I feel better than ever!"
by startpanicing September 16, 2009

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