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FBI v2.5.0 (3DS Application)

FBI is an open source file and title manager by Steveice10 for the Nintendo 3DS. Discussion via GBAtemp.

Release notes:

* Clean up various bits of core code.
* Fix font size on CHN/KOR/TWN devices.
* HTTP operations now support gzip/deflate compression, which should reduce bandwidth usage when supported by the server.
* Load file metadata after populating full list. Directories containing a lot of CIAs should populate faster now, although detailed information will not be immediately available for all files until loading has finished.
– File operations for which file metadata is unnecessary should also load faster.
* Modify built-in updater to pull from TitleDB, as GitHub no longer supports TLS versions supported by the 3DS.
* Rewrite TitleDB support.
– Titles can be installed as a 3DSX and/or a CIA, depending on availability.
— Descriptions and categories are displayed in the main TitleDB list, and detailed information is displayed for CIA and 3DSX versions after selecting a title.
– Entries will be blue when a newer version is available. Note that all installed titles will be marked as outdated until installed with version 2.5.0 or later through TitleDB, as the last installed version must be added to the cache.
* All outdated titles can be updated at once by pressing Y in the TitleDB list.
– Basic sorting and filtering options have been added.

A lot of internal changes were made leading up to this release. Make sure to report any glitches and crashes that may have been missed.

Also, the built-in updater should no longer work on versions older than 2.5.0, as GitHub has disabled TLSv1.1 support.

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Nomolos: Storming the CATsle (NES Game)

Gradual Games offer their first NES game Nomolos: Storming the CATsle for free as well! If you love this game too, please consider buying a physical cartridge starting from 35US$!

Nomolos: Storming the Catsle
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The Legends of Owlia (NES Game)

Gradual Games are generous and offer their NES Game The Legends of Owlia for free! If you love the game, please consider buying a physical cartridge starting from 35US$! You can also purchase the game via Steam.

The Legends of Owlia Trailer WITH DEMO LINK!
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2 Way Scroll Engine (NES Techdemo)

2 Way Scroll Engine is exactly what it does. Douglas Fraker is trying out new stuff for a possible great new game.

NES homebrew demo - 2 way Scroller
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Flap Happy v2018.02.23 (WIP) (NES Game)

Ryan Carson has some progress news on Flap Happy.

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Putting together some bits for the 256 egypt levels on Flap Happy tonight. Glyphs, snakes and cacti, check! #nesdev #gamedev #nes #asm

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Carrot Kingdom v2018.02.22 (WIP) (A2600 Game)

Jinroh will increase the ROM storage for his game Carrot Kingdom for the Atari 2600.

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Good news #CarrotKingdom Fans! I’m bumping up the cartridge to 32K! HUGE! I’ll be able to add a bunch of other things still fully fleshed out bosses, maybe MUSIC? and more levels of course!

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Setting Up SGDK in Visual Studio Code (Genesis misc)

Ohsat writes about setting up Code::Blocks as IDE for Mega Drive development!

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Video: Top 5 GBA Homebrew Games! (GBA misc)

Finnbro shows us his Top 5 GBA Homebrew Games! Do you agree with his selection?

Top 5 GBA Homebrew Games!
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Fruit’Y v2018.02.22 (WIP) (Switch Game Port)

nop90 is currently experimenting to bring Fruit’Y to the Nintendo Switch. We will keep you updated! The game consists of two boards of fruits. The left field belongs to a cute tiger who needs to reproduce the right field 1:1 being able to proceed to the next level.

Fruit'Y - Playing With Edibles | by Retroguru (Official Trailer)
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Tanglewood – Developer Interview (Genesis misc)

Juicy Game Reviews had the chance to talk with team member Matt about their platformer Tanglewood.

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