A retro-style video game console and tools to create new games
simpleJ emulates a simplified computer on your PC: a retro-style video game console that lets you understand how a computer works and write your own video game programs.
The first microcomputers were quite simple. They had a few kilobytes of memory and couldn't run large programs. Many didn't even have an operating system. Yet they had something valuable: understanding everything about their hardware and software was easy. simpleJ aims to make this possible while running on modern PC hardware.
simpleJ consists of four tools:
simpleJ is free software
simpleJ is free. It is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License. You can make copies and share them with your friends. The simpleJ download includes all its source code. You can make your own customized version and distribute it, or you can collaborate with us on improving simpleJ.
Tutorial (in spanish)
We sell a 300 page tutorial introduction to game programming with simpleJ (in spanish). You cand find more information about it (and a free download for the first two chapters) at www.simplej.com.
If you have any questions about simpleJ please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.