- Today PlayStation 3 developer ThatOtherDev
has made available what he calls the beginning of an untitled Pokemon PS3 homebrew game version 0.1 with details outlined below.
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To quote from his blog (linked above): The beginning of an untitled Pokemon game - PS3
I’m not a fan of fan games or reusing other peoples sprites or other art assets like this (especially from mainstream commercial games) but I’m also an inconsistent hypocrite. So this is what I did yesterday (and finished up today).
I went and found a complete map of the over world from the original Red/Blue Pokemon games, made a sprite sheet consisting of (nearly) all of the tiles used in it, wrote a simple program (using C++ and SDL) that matched each 16x16 section of the map to one of the tiles and saved the map as a nice small usable 2D char array of tiles, got confused when it didn’t work properly, re saved the map and the sprite sheet images with the same limited color table (why were the RGB values differing...