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byuu

English

Description:

I am an unorthodox programmer, specializing in C++. Rather than focusing on standards and compatibility, I prefer minimalist and optimal technical solutions. If I can make a better wheel, I will happily reinvent it.

I am most known for my emulator, higan, which emulates all classic Nintendo hardware from the Famicom to the Nintendo DS.

To benefit higan, I’ve begun a project to preserve Super Famicom games from all regions. This involves purchasing games, scanning their boxes and manuals, hashing the ROM data, and documenting the board layouts to improve emulation.

I also work on fan translations of classic Japanese role-playing games. Specifically the reverse engineering and reprogramming portion. Most notable would be my work on Der Langrisser, and a small role in Mother 3. I write many tools to this aim: bass, a cross-assember; mosaic, a sprite viewer; curse, a hex editor; and of course, higan.

For the past several years, I have studied Japanese, with little success in reaching fluency. On that note, my name is Japanese for “making a mistake.” It’s a long story, but essentially it’s a reminder of humility.

Links:

Releases:

2 Documents
TitlePlatformCategoryDate
BPS File Format SpecificationN/AFile Formats27 Aug 2012
UPS File Format SpecificationN/AFile Formats18 Apr 2008

10 Utilities
TitlePlatformCategoryDate
bassMultipleAssembly Tools14 Feb 2014
beatN/APatching08 Aug 2012
header-magicSNESMiscellaneous11 Jul 2011
upsetN/APatching23 Oct 2010
bsnesSNESDebuggers / Special Emulators27 Jun 2010
Tsukuyomi UPSN/APatching12 Apr 2008
logparserSNESAssembly Tools26 Jun 2005
spcdasSNESAssembly Tools01 Aug 2004
spcasSNESAssembly Tools01 Aug 2004
xkasSNESAssembly Tools01 Aug 2004

2 Translations
TitlePlatformCategoryDate
Der Langrisser (EN)SNESFully Playable23 Oct 2012
Dragon Quest V: Tenkuu no Hanayome (EN)SNESFully Playable20 Nov 2001

Contributions:


8 Translations
TitleRoleCredit
Tengai Makyou Zero (EN)Original HackingCustomized text editing program and support (bsnes/higan emulation).
Daikaijuu Monogatari (EN)HackingEarly Work, Script Dump
Der Langrisser (EN)Hacking
Eien no Filena (EN)HackingAdditional reprogramming
Uchuu no Kishi Tekkaman Blade (EN)Hacking
Dragon Quest I+II (EN)HackingASM programming
Magical Drop (EN)Translation
Dragon Quest V: Tenkuu no Hanayome (EN)Hacking