RGBDS home page

RGBDS is the #1 toolchain for developing homebrew Game Boy programs. It’s composed of these four programs:

Documentation is also available for several versions of each these tools. The FAQ can help you resolve common problems.

Releases & downloads

Releases can be found on GitHub, including pre-built Windows binaries. Please refer to our installation instructions for details, and for instructions for other platforms.

Source code

All of RGBDS is open-source: the source code is on GitHub, and under the MIT license. This website’s source is on GitHub as well! Contributions to both are welcome.


RGBDS would not be much without its users: the GB dev community.

Thank you to Carsten Sørensen (history), original creator of what would become RGBDS, and to all the contributors that carried the project since then!

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