How do i make a homebrew game?

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by bb521, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. bb521
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    bb521 Advanced Member

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    just wondering
     
  2. pokemongalaxy

    pokemongalaxy Banned

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    dunno, you gotta learn C programming or C+ orsomething which takes like years
     
  3. Calafas

    Calafas GBAtemp Fan

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    With difficulty.
     
  4. pokemongalaxy

    pokemongalaxy Banned

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    true
     
  5. alex

    alex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    There's XtenDS, but it's $5 for the Full Version, the free one works for life, but still, not a lot, not as good as making it from scratch. Instant Oven-baked homebrew isn't that good sometimes.
     
  6. TeenDev

    TeenDev GBAtemp's Original Hipster

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    There's 2 ways.

    1). Buy Game Maker DS for $10 its the upgrade to XtenDS but with a new name. http://dsgamemaker.com

    2). Learn C or C++ and optionally ASM. Get devkitARM, libnds, libfat, dswifi


    It sounds like you are inexperienced at coding, so I would say go for option 1. WHen it really comes down to it though... your better off just not trying if you haven't ever coded.
     
  7. LagunaCid

    LagunaCid GBAtemp Fan

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    Or two months if you're dedicated.
     
  8. DarthNemesis

    DarthNemesis GBAtemp Maniac

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    No, there's no way you can learn how to program well in such a short amount of time.
     
  9. CPhantom

    CPhantom The Noob :(

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    You make them very carefully.

    actually, C/++ is good to know...I know very little, but I am currently trying to learn more as well. Go for it.