Game Boy Utilities
These utilities help you to get programs off your Game Boy carts.
|GBCopier1||Copies data off a Game Boy cartridge|
|GBCopier2||Copies data off a Game Boy cartridge|
|ReadPlus||Used for writing and reading Game Boy carts|
Smart Card Drivers
Drivers for 3rd-party 'smart card' cartridges.
|GB USB64m Win32||Windows 32-bit drivers for the GB USB 64m smart card (supports Windows XP, Vista, and 7).
Read a review of the EMS GB smart card here.
|GB USB64m Win64||Windows 64-bit drivers for the GB USB 64m smart card (supports Windows XP, Vista, and 7). The second download is the program required to install the drivers - it's called DSEO (Driver Signature Enforcement Overrider) which allows unsigned drivers to be successfully installed on Vista and Windows 7. The third download is a PDF with instructions on how to install the 64-bit drivers.|
|GB USB64m Linux||EMS Flasher - used for flashing the EMS Gameboy USB cart on Linux, Mac OS X, OpenBSD or FreeBSD. The first download is the binary for Mac OS X. The second is the source code. It's an alpha version at the moment. If using the source, build it just by running make. For compiling on Mac OS X, On Mac OS X, prior to building you must install pkconfig and libusb from ports, like so:
sudo port install pkconfig
sudo port install libusb
The third download is a useful tutorial on using ems-flasher on Mac.
Original website: http://lacklustre.net/projects/ems-flasher/
These utilities assist with the creation of graphics.
|CharEditor||Game Boy character editor|
|Tile Designer||Game Boy Tile Designer v2.2, by H.Mulder (1999)|
|Map designer||Game Boy Map Designer|
|PCX2GB||Advanced PCX to Game Boy converter v2.15|
|Pictotile||A simple tool for converting images to gameboy tile data. Usage: pictotile [options] [infile [outfile]]
Pictotile accepts png, jpeg and gif (not animated) file formats. Input and output default to stdin/stdout, which can be set explicitly using "-" for either argument, otherwise the program can both read from and write to files.
These tools can be used to write your own Game Boy programs.