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Homebrew Music on Nintendo DS, Now Easier with DS-X Update; LEDs Dance to Music

We were already very excited about the DS-Xtreme (“DS-X”) when we first saw it. In brief, why the DS-X makes us drool: DS storage Play media files Run homebrew software Connect directly to a computer via USB No weird hardware sticking out of the back of your DS that could get broken (Previously: DS-Xtreme, Plug-and-Play […]

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Soundcells, a Homebrew Nintendo DS “Ukelele”

Homebrewers continue to dream up new ways of making music with mobile game systems. Sometimes the results are useful as actual tools, and sometimes they’re more of a fascinating novelty. In the latter category is the truly unusual Soundcells, a virtual “ukelele” inspired by the grid-based music interface of Toshio Iwai’s Tenori-On. The interface looks […]

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Nintendo DS as VJ Controller, with vvvv and Homebrew Developer Tools

The Wi-Fi link on the Nintendo DS makes it possible to harnass the game unit as a software controller, made more appealing by the DS’ two screens and touchscreen/stylus. In one very cool student project at the University Of Applied Science Hagenberg, a three-person team (Matthias Zauner, Ralph Windischhofer, and Martina Karan) has developed a […]

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DS-Xtreme, Plug-and-Play Solution for Nintendo Homebrew: Reactions from NitroTracker Developer

Homebrew compatibility and a USB port, on a DS Lite: pure heaven. Photo: Gizmodo.com “grope”. (Lucky bastards.) Homebrewed software is the key to making the Nintendo DS a platform for electronic musicians and not just mainstream gamers. The challenge, though, is getting homebrew software to work; unfortunately, piracy concerns have made the hardware somewhat less […]

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Nintendo’s ElectroPlankton DS Music Game Hits Europe; Toshio Iwai in Manchester @ Futuresonic

Europeans tired of hearing the rest of the world talking about the imaginative music exploration game ElectroPlankton, now you can get your hands on it. Creator Toshio Iwai just got his European edition, as seen on his blog. He’s also taken the lovely photos of the packaging of the different editions shown. He deserves it: […]

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Ninjapass: Nintendo DS Homebrew Flash Music Apps Without the Pain

Heretofore, fans of the small but wonderous homebrew scene, for Nintendo DS have one more reason to be happy today. DS Fanboy reports that a new DS flash/cart solution is being developed by a company called Winsunx. The catch? This one doesn’t require a GBA Compact Flash adapter – it is an actual, rewriteable DS […]

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Nintendo Day: For DS Homebrew Players and Nintendo Musicians, Buyer Beware

We’ve covered homebrew development and players for Nintendo DS before, but since then there have been some new developments. Yesterday, Gizmodo noted a media dock for the Nintendo DS Lite. The device looks great, on first glance: it plays MP3s, movies, and JPEGs off CompactFlash, right on the DS. But the killer feature for many […]

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Nintendo Day: Tenori-On Live Performance in Spain, From ElectroPlankton Creator and Interactive Wizard

Toshio Iwai, creator of Electroplankton, is working on a new digital musical instrument with Yamaha. It’s called the Tenori-On and, at least from an industrial design point of view, it looks beautiful. And if you’re in Spain, you can check it out live in action.

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