Tobu Tobu Girl, the first 100% libre Game Boy game, is getting a new deluxe edition

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I thought maybe interesting for you guys.

Here the link, where I found this:

https://pod.asap-soft.com/posts/2463041



This arcade platformer is very likely the first Game Boy title to be developed in a 100% libre environment, and that goes for both code and assets.

Originally released in 2017, the game was published as a Game Boy rom made available gratis, and it also got a limited physical cartridge release after a successful Kickstarter campaign. Now, following yet another Kickstarter, the developers are back with a deluxe version, boasting Gameboy Color and Super Gameboy support, and a previously unincluded survival mode.

https://freegamer.blogspot.com/2019/06/tobu-tobu-girl-first-100-libre-game-boy.html

http://tangramgames.dk/tobutobugirl/

https://github.com/SimonLarsen/tobutobugirl
 

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This arcade platformer is very likely the first Game Boy title to be developed in a 100% libre environment, and that goes for both code and assets.
I'll be honest, i don't have the slightest clue what this means? Are they talking about their game or the tools they used to build it (or both)? Regardless, if be surprised if it took until 2017 to get that, given there are plenty of open compilers etc.. Maybe I'm missing something?
 

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AFAIR a Gameboy rom has to contain a copy of the Nintendo logo, otherwise it will not boot (this was done so that unlicensed games could be legally challenged as violating trademarks). So I don't think a GB game could ever be 100% "libre"

very likely the first Game Boy title to be developed in a 100% libre environment,
Also doubtful, e.g. WLA-DX is GPL and has been around forever.
 
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