Any *simple* ideas for my tech class?

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  1. Monado_III
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    I'm in a high school tech class and my teacher wants us to do something that will benefit the school/community/world in some way. I've tried unsuccessfully to do things for other people, so I thought why not make some open-source 3ds (or Wii but 3ds is preferable) homebrew. But I'm not exactly sure what to make, I'm not exactly great at C yet and GUIs are way beyond me (for a good while at least). Can anyone think of any projects that I could make? or would anyone be willing to work with me (or let me help them in any way)? I don't necessarily have a deadline I just need to show that I've been doing something, even if someone else has been working with me.

    and my tech teacher doesn't know crap about programming either.
     
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    This is off-topic, sorry, but I start my IST classes next year and was thinking about what if my teacher asked us to do this? :) Lol
     
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    My post is off-topic or your comment is?
     
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    My comment. Personally, I believe your post is a great idea, as it helps the home brew community to "flourish", in a sense.

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    Do you have any ideas of what you might make? Also, would it be userland or would it have kernel access?
     
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    1. honestly, not a clue (that wouldn't be a worse version of something already done), my teacher would probably accept almost anything though, I personally wouldn't release anything like that though.
    2. my 3ds (9.0) has kernel access but I doubt anything I'd make would actually need kernel access.
     
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    If GUIs are beyond you I would stick to making a console program. This is pretty easy to do on a DS, not sure about 3DS. You just need to have a DS flashcart.

    For example you could make a calculator or a choose your own adventure story. To do anything more you'd want to have a good grasp of object oriented programming techniques.
     
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    lol, I've done way to many of those....
    I might try doing a text based game, anyone feel like giving suggestions as to what it should be about?
     
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    Hacking into the government, like "what entrypoint did you find"
     
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    grab a project you like on github and make some contributions
     
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    How about a text-based adventure, like the old days? maybe even a port of some of those cool text-based adventures, i can help with that :)
     
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    @Monado_III
     
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    zork port?
     
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    I've been trying to do that, but I'm never entirely sure how to contribute, other than turning void main into int main :P.
     
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    That would be cool to develop IMO
     
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    It looks simple enough to port, if OP is interested in this, maybe we can do a colab, i'll do it anyway, so if anyone is interested please comment so we can form a team :)
     
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    i would like to help
     
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    sure,
    although I don't understand anything in that repo because it's java but I'd be into trying.
     
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    This repo is done in C, it looks like a better place to start :)
    https://github.com/devshane/zork
     
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