Homebrew Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by Urza, Jan 2, 2008.

  1. Urza

    Urza hi

    Jul 18, 2007
    United States
    Can't get sound on MegaETk? Not sure what the best font is for DSReader? This thread is for all those little questions you need answering. Commonly asked questions will eventually be added to this post.


    Also, temporarily this thread will be used for discussion of the feature homebrew article.

    [​IMG] Read the article
  2. JPH

    JPH Banned

    Jul 11, 2006
    United States
    Thanks Urza! [​IMG]

    Been anticipating this for a while (don't ask how I know!) [​IMG]

    Sure should have payed attention to DS Homebrew, as it's changed my mind - there really are some decent Homebrew games and apps (I retract my statement, Costello).

    Downloading a bunch of that to a special new folder on my memory card 'Homebrew' [​IMG]
  3. OSW

    OSW Wii King

    Former Staff
    Oct 30, 2006
    haha, i wouldn't mind knowing your opinion on this at all [​IMG]

    oh and nice article. pretty fair selection, most of which i have on my cart and only one or two i haven't tried.
    don't know why you chucked bulletgba in though, since it's gba but whateva, its a great game worthy of mention anyway.
  4. Opium

    Opium PogoShell it to me ™

    Former Staff
    Dec 22, 2002
    Great article. Very nice list [​IMG] A few things I hadn't heard of myself on there that I'll check out.
  5. kingdee

    kingdee Member

    Dec 29, 2006
    great post Urza. I will be picking up some of those. At the mo, i only have ds organise and moonshell but i will start adding.
  6. Satangel

    Satangel BEAST

    Nov 27, 2006
    Bruges, Belgium
    Thanks for this list Urza, another good start of 2008 [​IMG]
    I was quite unimpressed by the DS homebrew, but thanks to this list, you've opened my eyes.
    There are indeed some very nice homebrew apps/games for the DS available.
  7. Markuf

    Markuf Member

    Mar 25, 2007
    Wow! I discovered some nice homebrew!!

    Thank you very much :3
  8. Hogmeister

    Hogmeister GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 26, 2005
    United States
    very nice list, i figured i'd seen most of the homebrew released but a couple of them apparantly snuck under my radar [​IMG]

    that megaman thing looks and sounds fun as hell.... shame its not dldi compliant ;( and i was almost worried you werent going to add DScent to your list because i for one absolutely LOVE the way it plays and feels on the DS.

    anywho, thanks for the list of stuffs to try out [​IMG]
  9. shaunj66

    shaunj66 Administrator

    Oct 24, 2002
    United Kingdom
    South England
    Good list Urza. It's always good to introduce new people to homebrew. There's a lot of talented authors out there who deserve recognition.
  10. Elfeckin

    Elfeckin GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 14, 2006
    United States
    three cheers for DS homebrew!!!!!
  11. six58

    six58 Newbie

    Jan 1, 2008
    Central Queensland, Aus
    wow thank you!

    as just literally discovering homebrew within last couple of weeks (and only getting R4 today), this is a great way to quickly see what to begin looking at
  12. Sinkhead

    Sinkhead yay p1ngpong.

    Former Staff
    Nov 22, 2006
    Across the pond
    Thanks a lot Urza, this is great! I'm not really into homebrew as much, but after seeing some of the great work in here I'm going to try out some. I'll start with FlickBook...
  13. GameDragon

    GameDragon Mugiwara RAWR!

    Dec 4, 2005
    United States
    New York
    Wow, and I thought I've seen all the good homebrew there is. [​IMG]

    Nice work Urza, great list you've got here.
  14. bunnybreaker

    bunnybreaker GBAtemp Fan

    Jul 21, 2007
    I really liked the article, a few games and apps I didn't know about that I have since downloaded.

    What formats does DSreader support, anything other than txt?

    I was a little disappointed to see the manic shmups on the list as they are GBA games and not everyone (like myself, waaaah!) has a slot 2 device.

    Anyway, thanks for opening up some cool new games and apps to me [​IMG]
  15. OSW

    OSW Wii King

    Former Staff
    Oct 30, 2006
    I think DSReader supports just txt files.

    It should also be noted that large ones may take a few seconds to load (there is no progress bar) and also the bookmark function doesn't work correctly if the filenames have spaces in them. so i recommend you delete spaces or replace them with underscores.
  16. coolbho3000

    coolbho3000 GBATemp Kikkoman Naturally Brewed SoySauce Fanatic

    Apr 29, 2007
    Kikkoman Factory
    Very nice job Urza!!!
  17. Alx

    Alx Advanced Member

    Nov 21, 2005
    Amazing work Urza, thanks for that!
    It's so cool to see my 2 games in your list ;-)
  18. elfgirl_45

    elfgirl_45 GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 6, 2003
    United States
    No Colors??? I really have to disagree with that... I know it's a very small minority but there are some serious artists who have been doing some incredible stuff on it. Some have even bought a DS and a card just to use it. It may not have as many features as Phidias, but the features it does have are just *better*. Oh well, just my 2 cents.
  19. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

    Jun 2, 2007
    United States
    Personally I find this combo to be best: regular Arial font, size 10, standard style, black background. If you want to use something other than standard style, use subpixel with either medium or dark contrast. I read a several-hundred-page book comfortably with this config.
  20. Jdbye

    Jdbye Always Remember 30/07/08

    May 10, 2006
    I have most of those from before since I check out every single DS homebrew topic. I'd never heard of the other drawing app though (not Colors!), is there a topic about it on GBAtemp at all? :S