HOPE 2020 (2020): "Intro to Game Hacking on the NES" (Download)
Friday, July 31, 2020: 2300. The Nintendo Entertainment System features the Motorola 6502 CPU. This presentation serves as an introduction to the 6502 instruction set and features an overview of how the Game Genie works, memory hacks, and how to use techniques like write-breakpointing to further analyze and edit instructions. Free/open tools such as Bizhawk and FCEUX will be utilized.