Groups

 

Homebrew game

Video game concept

Created by hobbyist(s) for a platform for which home made games are difficult to produce, either because of official tools are not freely available or uses storage media not found on other platforms where development would otherwise happen.

173
games
33
platforms

The first video game about Homebrew game was released on June 1979.

AtariAge, Backstreet Software and Hozer Video Games has published most of these games

Generally these are free and only available as downloadable ROMs, though some might've managed to distribute themselves as something usable directly on the target platforms without extra twists.

Parent groups

Game production & development, Hobbyist game

Platforms

Amstrad CPC 32
Atari 7800 28
Atari 2600 27
Mega Drive 14
NES 10
Nintendo DS 8
Apple II E 8
Atari 5200 8
GBA 4
SNES 4
Fairchild Ch. F 3
Astrocade 2
ColecoVision 2
GBC 2
Linux 2
Oric 2
Odyssey2 1
GB 1
Amiga 1
Amstrad PCW 1
ZX Spectrum 1
TRS-80 1
VIC-20 1
N64 1
ZX 81 1
Commodore PET 1
Interton VC 4000 1
PSP 1
Master System 1
MSX 1

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