What if we told you it is possible to play the Game Boy released in 1989 online? In fact, the question is more for the form: 32 years later it is possible!
The Game Boy is the source of many lasting memories for many gamers. A console with which they could discover mythical licenses like Mario, Pokémon or even The Legend of Zelda! At the time, probably no one could have imagined rubbing their shoulders with players around the world playing online games. The ability to swap Pokémon between two consoles thanks to the magic of the Link Cable already seemed like a revolution. But today, la chaîne YouTube StackSmashing
A little DIY and you’re done
To be able to play Tetris online on Game Boy, you need “a little” mastery in DIY and development. The smart ones in the StackSmashing chain have therefore developed open source software with a Python server that can fool the Link Cable (the only one that can defeat Ganon) by making them believe we are talking to someone else face local players as we face him online. The proof, if necessary, that we can do a lot with passion, skill and a machine full of surprises.
By Rob_Bellamy, Writing from igamesnews.com