What is GB Studio?
A free and easy to use retro adventure game creator for your favourite handheld video game system.
Create Real ROM files: Run your games on any compatible emulator, if you've got a flash cart you can play them on a real console!
Simple Setup: No complicated dependencies to install, just a single application with everything you need to get started.
No knowledge required: Simple visual scripting means you don't need to have made a game already. GB Studio also hides much of the complexity in building GB games so you can concentrate on telling a great story.
Build for the web: GB Studio comes with a web based emulator that even works great on mobile. You can quickly export your games to play in a browser or even upload to Itch.io.
Visual game builder with no programming knowledge required. Design your graphics in any editor that can output PNG files e.g. Photoshop, Tiled, Aseprite. Example project included to get started right away. Make top down 2D JRPG style adventure games. Build real GB Rom files which can be played in an emulator or on device using USB Carts. Build a HTML5 playable game that also works on mobile and can deployed to any webserver or uploaded to Itch.io. Built for macOS, Windows and Linux. Supports both macOS light and dark mode. Includes the full tools that were used to build Untitled GB Game, free to play on Itch.io.
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- Developed byChris Maltby
- LicensingOpen Source (MIT) and Free product.
- Written in
- Alternatives6 alternatives listed
- 7,990 Stars
- 442 Forks
- 636 Open Issues
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If you want retro-style gameboy games, this is the one for you! No programming needed, though there is LOTS of limitations to fit with the game boy format. The best thing is that you can put it into an actual game boy console!!!