How is homebrew made?

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by alejolink11, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. alejolink11

    alejolink11 GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 16, 2010
    United States
    Where can I learn how to make homebrew?
    Im a quick study, thats not the problem....
    I just dont know what I need or how to get started...
    im sure once I get started I can learn quickly but I need
    a guide or a tutor? Know any good ones?
  2. SifJar

    SifJar Not a pirate

    Apr 4, 2009
    You need to learn C/C++ first off. Then, you can install devkitPro and look at the examples given there, and various open source homebrew, and learn from them.

    If you want something slightly simpler, you could use PALib, which is essentially a "high level" programming language, which basically means its simpler to understand, but its also not as powerful (i.e. you can't do as much with it), but you can do a lot, and it should be completely sufficient for starting out. You still need to learn C/C++ though.

    Your final option is to use one of the several available DS Game Makers. Not sure the exact names of these, but the one I tried a while back simply refused to work for me. You may have better results.