What is an good program to make :nds: games?

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by mannie, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. mannie
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    hi all,

    i need your help im so bored and i need some exitment so
    wich program do you use to make Homebrew games?
     
  2. mannie
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    anyone
     
  3. Heeroo

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    i use no program , but you can use DSGameMaker
     
  4. DarkRey

    DarkRey still transfoooorming.... with sum lags!

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    Rotating around Toni
    dsgamemaker
    and palib
     
  5. eldhand

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    wow, there is more than 1000 homebrews and you say that every has been maked by two programs, it must be more?
     
  6. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

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    Most decent programs are coded in C/C++ using the DevKitARM toolchain. PAlib is a set of libraries that helps make it easier to program, though you'll still need C++ experience. DSGameMaker is built off of PAlib and is an attempt to dumb it down enough to make program creation possible with no coding experience, but I don't know how well it accomplishes this. I've never seen any programs actually made in it before.
     
  7. Wabsta

    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

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    I didn't know any C/C++ when I started with Palib, I've learned some C/C++ from Palib [​IMG]

    Palib is very easy, just check the wiki and the examples if you want to know how something works.


    (oh, I had some experience with JAVA before I started with Palib, but that doesn't count, does it?)
     
  8. kennypu

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    most people make games using c/c++ with devkitpro only, or PALib, which basicly simplifies the process. as of gui programs, I believe I cam across two: XtenDS(if i'm correct) and DSgamemaker. If you count DSLUA, thats a choice too, although I never favored Lua xP.

    EDIT: YAY 100th post :]
     
  9. JDandy

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    I didn't know any C/C++ when I started with Palib, I've learned some C/C++ from Palib [​IMG]

    I doubt that, Palib's "language" and C++ are two entirely different things. (Though it's been a year since I last touched Palib, so I might be wrong.)
     
  10. Wabsta

    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

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    Yea, that's right, but now I know things like switch and for... and a lot of other things from the C language, I've learned functions and stuff...
    Just the bascis...
     
  11. psycoblaster

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    well you said you knew some JAVA.
    The basics of C++ and JAVA are similar.
     
  12. Wabsta

    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

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    That's true, but I got better, while using Palib.