A downloadable thing

NESert Golfing is an NES game heavily inspired by Desert Golfing.

Can be played with the SNES Mouse, if you know how to connect one to an NES. Otherwise the regular controllers work too, and for the party animals who don't like to share a controller 4-player adapters are supported as well. Famicom works too.

For 1 to 4 players.

Support this project at: Patreon

Source code: GitHub Repository

Cover art by Kat Fedorko.

Making Of Video

Tournament Edition

This alternate version is intended for those who want to compete at separate consoles, or otherwise be able to repeat the same set of holes. Instead of randomly generating them, the Tournament Edition allows you to choose a seed value to play a specific course.

Install instructions

Run this game in an NES emulator, or on an NES. Or don't. It's fine. Sometimes just the idea of a game is enough. You don't really have to play it.


DGOLF_TE.NES (Tournament Edition) 32 kB

Development log


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I love this game! What mapper does it use?

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Mapper 2 (UNROM) but it can run on mapper 0 (NROM) as long as there's CHR-RAM support.

Thank you!

This is probably the coolest indie game made so far for the NES.

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Nicely done! I made it to level 116 before quitting. Gameplay seems solid, and I liked the weather effects and the Atari aesthetics (although I know it's an NES game.)

 Is this procedurally generated? And any plans for expanding the concept? Like lives, etc.


Yes, it's procedurally generated. No there are no plans to expand the game, I am happy with its current form. It is open source, however, if you are interested in tinkering with it yourself.

ah cool! Nice. Thanks!