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Okay, so this is probably the most pointless thread, and I don't know how to make polls, so with that in mind:

I was looking through the current Pokemon Crystal disassembly by (I think?) pret, and I found a lot of it quite hard to read through. No disrespect to the work that was put through, but it was covered in equates and macros, with a lot of files split into sub-files which made following a lot of it difficult. Now in the Sonic scene, there are people who swear by two different types of disassemblies, often disagreeing on which is the best kind, with:-

- The up-to-date Git kind, where it is all macroed, equated and has code split into separate files, similar to how the Crystal disassembly is now. I think it's trying to be similar to how something like C handles it, with the includes and such?

- The one that isn't. Simple. :p

I personally believe that you can make a disassembly less cluttered by reducing the amount of equates, macros and file splits and replacing them with comments denoting what the instructions do in the grand scheme of things. Here's[1] an example of one disassembly I made (That isn't finished; Some instructions aren't commented and a lot of data isn't split into files yet, mainly the large block of data, from byte_100C to loc_6B48, with a few things otherwise. It should give an idea, though.) on the Action Replay ROM. I was thinking of making a disassembly with a similar structure to this one, but I don't think it's worth the effort if there isn't anyone who would actually find a use in it, so what I'm basically asking here is:

Would you be interested in/use a disassembly like this?

[1] - https://github.com/Dandaman955/Action-Replay-MD-Disasm/blob/master/Action%20Replay%20(Europe).asm
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Introductions / Hey.
« on: July 15, 2016, 04:20:00 pm »
Could've sworn I had joined here years ago.

Anyway, hello. My name's Dan, and I'm more of a Mega Drive hacker/homebrewer than a Pokemon hacker (at least for the earlier generations, anyway.). Chances are, there might be some of you that recognise me from YouTube or maybe even the Sonic scene, if any of you go there. I've been a Pokemon fan for ages now (I have been floating around various sites years ago, like PokeCommunity, HallofOrigin and Skeetendo (I think it's called?)), and I've been meaning to get into Game Boy programming, an opportunity to get back into the Pokemon scene now that I've heard there's some disassemblies released for Pokemon R/B. This is probably one of the more technical forums, and who doesn't love glitches?
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