Welcome to The Junkyard

Have you ever wanted to Make your own Gameboy game?

Many retro consoles still have active development scenes. They might not be as popular as modern game consoles/engines, but they are alive and well. Phase 1 of Larold’s Jubilant Junkyard is making Gameboy games. A series of tutorials will be posted here on The Junkyard. Each tutorial will teach you a specific concept, or game type. With the right hardware and accessories, you’ll be able to produce your own REAL Gameboy games.

Welcome to Larold's Jubilant Junkyard

Larolds Jubilant Junkyard is website/blog/shop. The junkyard’s primary focus is the creation of digital products, and also the education of that process. Most commonly in the Junkyard you will find game development projects and tutorials.  Check us our on Facebook, GitHub, and YouTube. Our current big focus is gameboy games.  Check out our How to make a Gameboy Game tutorial series!

Learn how to make games that run on a Nintendo Gameboy

Check out some of these tutorials if you want to learn how to re-make popular games for the Gameboy. The final results of each tutorial can be be run on actual Gameboy handhelds.


Who else is making Game Boy games?

You might think you’re alone when it comes to making games for the Gameboy. However, that is far from true. There are many individuals who are developing games for retro consoles. Here are a few to start with:


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Black Castle

The times were dark and the kingdom was threatened by a black warlock. His evil magic brought disease and destruction to the land, but none of the king’s knights found the courage to fight him. One day a young knight appeared. He set out for the warlock’s black castle to free the kingdom from his tyranny.

GB Wordyl

A portable word game that tests your skill! Use strategy and knowledge to guess the hidden word within 6 tries!

If you have made any Gameboy games, please feel free reach out to [email protected] regarding being listed.

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