Develop Games using the Sega Genesis SDK and Visual Studio – Setup

In this initial video on developing for the sega genesis, I go over the installation and configuration of the Sega Genesis SDK on a modern PC, creating your first rom, and how to test it using an emulator.

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  1. Mohammed Habib on December 30, 2019 at 6:02 am

    That’s a nice clock you have 🙂

  2. GamerX84 on December 30, 2019 at 6:03 am

    If anybody does want to use assembly, google MarkeyJester’s 68k Tutorial. It is a well written extensive topic by topic tutorial for 68000 assembly programming. Easy68k is also a great assembler if you can run Windows programs as it shows the registers and state of the 68000 CPU. You will need to figure out other tools and information if you want to use the Z80 coprocessor in the Genesis.

  3. MΛRTYNΛSPLΛYZ on December 30, 2019 at 6:06 am

    Does this work with vs code?

  4. juma Obaid on December 30, 2019 at 6:07 am

    develop a simple game like space invaders.

  5. Gaëtan Soppe on December 30, 2019 at 6:18 am

    thanks man!

  6. KAHOS' RETRO GAMING 3.0 on December 30, 2019 at 6:21 am

    Nice Vid Bro ! Hard Work Pays Off ! Sweet Channel ! Dropped A Like ! Sub Me Up ! Ill Ditto 👍👍👍

  7. An-T o-Ny on December 30, 2019 at 6:24 am

    Fantastic tutorial I understood from beginning to end.

  8. Tim Banon on December 30, 2019 at 6:25 am

    mode7 port

  9. darrin k on December 30, 2019 at 6:37 am

    Mike, this is actually a very good video on the SDK. I am just seeing this video now 8 months later but I hope more videos will be made. I have seen a couple other videos on the SDK which are not as good. I know making a game for the Genesis is no easy task, maybe that is why there is a dearth of information even with the SDK.

  10. Drew Plays on December 30, 2019 at 6:39 am

    Please make more of these!! PLEASEEE

  11. Nekete on December 30, 2019 at 6:47 am

    It would be great to make debugging work too ^_^ (I have seen a video working with VS Code + SGDK

  12. Ramagus on December 30, 2019 at 6:52 am

    can somone help with codeblocks configuration?

  13. Comic Stax on December 30, 2019 at 6:53 am

    I have been looking for a way to implement SGDK in visual studio for ages, thanks a lot, really clear and descriptive video, just what I was looking for 🙂

    Do you know if it is possible to use the library as-is, but to write the code in 68k assembly?

  14. Dermot Sweeney on December 30, 2019 at 6:53 am

    Very cool Mike. Cheers for this. Very much a script kidy here, copy and paste are the extent of my coding skills but I’ll have to check this out.

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