How do i start making a ps game?
like what do i need? do i need a fast computer? what kinda of programs do i need? i know i have to burn the stuff i made to a cd but how do i create the files? hey if u gimme good tips i might be good enough to join the squaresoft company when im older…
There really isn’t alot you can do with out a development system and those are $25,000.00 and up. You can get a Game Shark and then get the PC Card for it and use something like EZORAY (search for it on the web). It is possible then to make PS software but without manuals and a C compiler and/or assembler for the Playstation you’re going to be kind of out of luck. Maybe the websites that have EZORAY can point you to some documentation and tools. Usually that stuff comes with your development system. You don’t need to burn a CD using that system (at least until you’re ready to publish). We used that system at Shiny during Wild 9 development. Of course we also had all the real tools, compilers and assemblers for the real sony development systems. The programmers used the real systems and the artists and level layout people used the EZORAY systems.
You might also be able to get a Yaroze which is a playstation that Sony actually sells (used to sell?) that was for people to make games but I think it was only available in Japan. I think it cost $1500 and if it was only available in Japan then the docs would be in Japanese.
If I was you I’d make games on your PC. You just need a good 3D card and DarkBasic is probably a good way to start. Check out http://www.darkbasic.co.uk