Collection:Game ROM images
Team Captain: David Hedlund
These free games are occasionally offered on ROM cartridges by the developer, so they can be used on original home video consoles, but also downloaded for emulators.
ROMs are short for read-only memory. In the emulator/rom scene it is a catch-all for cartridge dumps, ISO disc backups, etc. They can be played on the hardware if you have means to flash a cartridge, bypass the verification, or use a "flash cart" which varies on the system. Homebrew, when applied to video games, refers to games produced by hobbyists for proprietary video game consoles which are not intended to be user-programmable.
This page is an evaluation. We do not yet know if this page exclusively refers or links to free software. Please read the page for more information.
- The Last Super
- Web page: https://drludos.itch.io/the-last-super
- Keeping SNES alive
- Inheritors of the Oubliette
- Repository: https://github.com/DrLancer-X/inheritors-of-the-oubliette
- Download: https://github.com/DrLancer-X/inheritors-of-the-oubliette/releases/
- Very good reception: https://itch.io/jam/gbajam21/rate/1120414
- Demo: https://invidious.snopyta.org/watch?v=txmvpEtFxZU&t=608
- Depends on devkitPro
- "devkitPro is the organisation that provides the tools. We are not a software package, we don't have version numbers and the only way to have us compile your code is to pay us (or maybe if you ask nicely when you need help figuring out an issue)" - https://devkitpro.org/wiki/Getting_Started
- Dependencies: "have devkitpro installed with all the GBA dev stuff" - https://github.com/DrLancer-X/inheritors-of-the-oubliette. But where is the source?
- https://devkitpro.org/wiki/Trademarks - "I don't think the devkitpro's trademark policy would make it unsuitable for the FSD." -- Craig
- "devkitPro provided tools and libraries are managed by the rather wonderful Arch Linux pacman" - https://devkitpro.org/wiki/devkitPro_pacman
- A Dark Room
- Nintendo Switch homebrew doesn't run in yuzu #4806 - https://github.com/supertuxkart/stk-code/issues/4806
- Sega Dreamcast
- Sega Genesis
- Game Gear
Homebrew: "Making games on the PlayStation is possible with any model of the system through the use of a modchip or the double 'Swap Trick'. There is also a softmod/save game exploit called "tonyhax" Requirements consist of a PC, SDK, and a 'Comms Link' device to upload and download files to and from the console." - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homebrew_(video_games)#PlayStation
- https://github.com/Lameguy64/PSn00bSDK: "PSn00bSDK is a 100% free and open source SDK project for the original Sony PlayStation for developing homebrew applications and games for the console."
- Create pages for each game
- Add to the games: https://directory.fsf.org/wiki/Category/Runs-on/SNES
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