His recent homebrew game release, Lizard, is available at its official website. I’m going to have to play some of the other games before I can really comment on them. Change ), http://www.nesworld.com/article.php?system=nes&data=neshomebrew, Black Box Challenge – NES Homebrew (Kickstarter Regular Edition), http://austinmckinley.com/8bit/the-game.html, http://kirakira-star-night.riki2riki.com/en/, http://nintendoage.com/forum/messageview.cfm?catid=22&threadid=171212. His winning entry was called Lockarm, an adventure game revolving around a prince named Derrick and his quest to find and restore power to the titular sword. Love Story is a sword fighting action platformer. And sign up for our newsletter—it'll make your inbox a little better every Tuesday and Thursday. Battle Kid. The game can be purchased—in cart form, no less—at RetroUSB. Tepples has been making cool NES games for a long time. Maybe. Get it here. Throughout the system’s life, numerous classic games helped shape the minds and hearts of an entire generation, in addition to cementing the legacy of certain character and franchises like Mario, Zelda, Kirby and Metroid—all of which have recently received new entries into their respective series. A great looking platformer with excellent music. http://www.nesworld.com/snes-homebrew.php](http://www.nesworld.com/snes-homebrew.php Most of the games have been tested and works but the only one i can reccomended is mazezam challenge and uwolquestformoney. Cheril the Goddess is similar, except that you can temporarily fly sometimes. I think the most fun game (which is not in Action 53) is Alter Ego. Nomolos Storming the CATsle. http://novasquirrel.com/ It’s fun. (and soon some SNES tools), including a music driver (pently). The following year, they “designed” the game. Derek Andrews of Gradual Games got into it partly because of nostalgia, but predominantly because the NES encourages the programmer to limit the scope of a project, by its very nature, not to mention the ability to have a hard copy of the game on an NES cartridge by the end of the process. Imagine a 2x1x1 block that has to be tipped over in exactly the right directions to make it through to the goal. Check out their games, which are all free to play. Quest Forge is my favorite. One of the best features of this homebrew app is that you can customize your players, cards, or themes. So stay tuned.”. Sly Dog also programmed Get’em Gary for 2nd Dimension (see above) and Black Box Challenge for Hagens Alley. Black Box Challenge – NES Homebrew (Kickstarter Regular Edition). You can learn about it here: Didn’t know this was a think you could even do. http://forums.nesdev.com/viewtopic.php?p=201167, The Cowlitz 2nd Adventure game had a limited cart release this year, and I heard it sold out in minutes. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. — Joe Granato, introducing his documentary, The New 8-bit Heroes. I hope we get to see the full game released some day. The changes are saved in a patch—a list of changes made to the game— and applied to the game. His games, Nomolos: Storm the CATsle and Legends of Owlia are loosely based on games he once attempted to create in QBasic (but never finished due to being a “lazy teenager,” as he puts it), but was successful in creating with assembly. I see a handful on Romhacking.net but there aren't many there. In this Donkey Kong Jr.-meets-Glider game by KHAN Games, you play as a stick figure who must solve a variety of puzzles over 16 stages. 8-bit Hero’s Mystic Searches (coming soon) (Not the best email newsletter, but we try. Great list. I’m not sure if Black Box is completed. @BushytailSkwirl, Pyronaut is programmed by Optomon (graphics by M-tee). The Super Nintendo Entertainment System is Nintendo's second home console, following the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). http://www.nesworld.com/snes-homebrew.php. You can play as either one. This is just part of the daily operations of an NES programmer. http://starversus.com/, Blade Buster (I guess?). I should mention the ‘Larry and the Long Look for a Luscious Lover‘ port, which is worth playing, but not technically a homebrew. Brad is a fountain of NES technical knowledge at his website, thoroughly detailing the creation of Lizard from sprite rendering, to scrolling backgrounds, to the creation of an NES soundtrack.