Super Nintendo (Super Famicom) - Reverse engineering & Modding

Edit on Github | Updated: 23rd January 2022

Introduction

Interested in learning more about the the SNES? Excellent! This section will guide you through the basics, starting from basic assembly language all the way to an introduction to reverse engineering your first game!

State of SNES Emulation

Every three years Near created an excellent article on the current status of Super Nintento Emulation, the last version is from 2019, it covers both bsnes and higen.

SNES Emulation Status 2019

The latest status of Super Nintendo emulation, including new and upcoming features for bsnes and higen

The Polygons of Another World

The polygons of Another World

The polygons of Another World


Hardware

Development Kit

SNES (Super Famicom) Development Kit Hardware

For more information about the **Super Nintendo** development hardware check out this post

SNES in-flight Airplane hardware (Nintendo Gateway)

In 1993 Nintendo introduced an in-flight entertainment system called the Gateway, this system allowed passengers to play SNES games for about 4 USD an hour.

The Journalist Ernie Smith has written an excellent article on his site which you can access at Will the In-Flight Entertainment System Survive COVID-19? and also tweeted out the Nintendo Power article which talks about it:

Also if you prefer video-based content the youtuber Top Hat Gaming Man has created an excellent video on the subject:


Game Modification and ROM Hacking

Excellent video by Displaced Gamers on how to edit SRAM saves for a Link to the Past on Super Nintendo, this is not actually ROM Hacking as the ROM is exactly the same, it is only the SRAM that is modified.


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