NESmaker is the tool set we built to create actual hardware playable cartridge-based NES games without ever having to write a line of code
WHAT IS NESMAKER?
NES maker is software for PC that allows users to create brand new, hardware playable, cartridge based games for the Nintendo Entertainment System in a modern development environment. These games will play on any hardware based system that can play NES games, and on any NES emulator that supports mapper 30. To see how it all got started, watch "The New 8-bit Heroes," available on Amazon and Vimeo.
NESmaker: Zero to 8-bit hero!
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Starting A Project
The Pixel Editor
Text and Dialogue
Music and SFX
bits and flags
flashing a cartridge
just a few of the games in development :
the first official NEsmaker
Game development competition
Tower of turmoil
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Open to entries of all skill levels - click here for information on rules, judges, prizes, and more!
The most recent code patches can be found on the forums here.
Twenty minute projects
no code required!
advanced nesmaker tutorials
Keep up to date on NESmaker's progress!