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About gbdev

We are a community of developers, hackers and passionate geeks developing and mantaining a series of open source projects about retro consoles, such as Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance.

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Our efforts consists in:

- Gatheting quality content,
- Historical preservation,
- Mantaining, overhauling, correcting and distributing documentation,
- Spreading and promoting on socials the contents produced by the community,
- Community management

Everything we work on is released under open source licenses:

- Awesome Game Boy Development A curated list of Game Boy development resources such as tools, docs, emulators, related projects and open-source ROMs.
- Pan Docs New home of the infamous (25 years old!) Pan Docs historical document: the single, most comprehensive Game Boy technical reference
- Archiving and mantaining historical copies of old documents and contributions to the scene
- Mirroring and preserving lost content
- Homebrew Hub A showcase/archive of homebrews, patches, hackroms for old consoles. Everything is playable natively in the browser. Provides community submission, tagging and rating features. Hosts and serves ROMs and screenshots for each entry. Exposes a public API for emulators and related projects.
- Awesome GBA expanding our efforts to Game Boy Advance

Every contribution helps us pays VPSs, domains and other cloud resources to host those services and benefit their development, including CI/CD tools, IRC bridges,...

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