Top Software Engineers in

Video Game Emulation and Development Technologies

Video Game Emulation and Development Technologies involve software and platforms that enable the running of games from one system on another, and the creation of new gaming experiences. This field encompasses the development of emulators for systems like Nintendo Switch and PlayStation, as well as tools for game asset manipulation and homebrew gaming projects. Key technologies include gaming engines like Unity, Vulkan graphics API, and programming languages such as C++ and C#.

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1

Solo Founder at Millionth Line AB
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Sweden
Rock Star
19 years of coding experience
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
hrydgard/ppsspp
Ppsspp: 15907 commits in 10 years 4 months
hrydgard/native
Native: 1063 commits in 3 years 6 months
mirror/dolphin-emu
Dolphin-emu: 774 commits in 6 years 4 months
Top skills
Score
cpp
10
android
10
linux
10

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2

Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
yuzu-emu/yuzu
Yuzu: 2128 commits in 2 years 11 months
ReinUsesLisp/yuzu
Yuzu: 1555 commits in 2 years 10 months
skyline-emu/shader-compiler
Shader-compiler: 384 commits in 6 months
Top skills
Score
emulation
10
cpp
10
c-plus-plus
10

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3

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Russian Federation
Rock Star
10 years of coding experience
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
RPCS3/rpcs3
Rpcs3: 2748 commits in 9 years
RPCS3/llvm
Llvm: 101 commits in 2 years
RPCS3/llvm-mirror
Llvm-mirror: 56 commits in 3 years 11 months
Top skills
Score
vulkan
10
llvm
10
cpp
10

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4

SWE @ Hudson River Trading | CS student @ Sorbonne University at Hudson River Trading
/
France
Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
dolphin-emu/dolphin
Dolphin: 2429 commits in 6 years 7 months
open-ead/uking
Uking: 1371 commits in 2 years 6 months
open-ead/sead
Sead: 581 commits in 2 years 8 months
Top skills
Score
cpp
10
wii
10
emulation
10

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5

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Brazil
Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
yuzu-emu/yuzu
Yuzu: 1213 commits in 4 years 11 months
FernandoS27/yuzu
Yuzu: 370 commits in 3 years 10 months
greggameplayer/yuzu
Yuzu: 336 commits in 1 year 7 months
Top skills
Score
emulation
10
c-plus-plus
10
switch
10

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6

leading programmer of PS3 emulator development. at Rpcs3
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Israel
Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
RPCS3/rpcs3
Rpcs3: 1667 commits in 5 years 2 months
elad335/myps3tests
Myps3tests: 226 commits in 5 years
rajkosto/rpcs3
Rpcs3: 135 commits in 6 months
Top skills
Score
emulation
10
vulkan
10
llvm
10

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7

Development Engineer at Ford Motor Company
/
Germany
Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
dolphin-emu/dolphin
Dolphin: 1331 commits in 8 years 10 months
mirror/dolphin-emu
Dolphin-emu: 773 commits in 2 years 3 months
degasus/dolphin
Dolphin: 125 commits in 6 years 5 months
Top skills
Score
cpp
10
wii
10
emulation
10

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8

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Germany
Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
reactos/reactos
Reactos: 1444 commits in 5 years 3 months
sdever/reactos
Reactos: 262 commits in 5 years 3 months
reactos/rapps-db
Rapps-db: 119 commits in 5 years 2 months
Top skills
Score
reactos
10
operating-system
10
drivers
10

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9

Software Engineer at Ultramarine Holdings
/
United States
Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
yuzu-emu/yuzu
Yuzu: 693 commits in 1 year 10 months
greggameplayer/yuzu
Yuzu: 109 commits in 1 year 6 months
BreadFish64/citra
Citra: 35 commits in 4 months
Top skills
Score
cpp
10
c-plus-plus
10
switch
10

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10

/
South Africa
Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
yuzu-emu/yuzu
Yuzu: 646 commits in 2 years 6 months
ReinUsesLisp/yuzu
Yuzu: 261 commits in 7 months
skyline-emu/shader-compiler
Shader-compiler: 253 commits in 1 year 1 months
Top skills
Score
emulation
10
c-plus-plus
10
switch
10

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11

PhD Student at QUT (Queensland University of Technology)
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Australia
Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
stenzek/duckstation
Duckstation: 5205 commits in 4 years 10 months
PCSX2/pcsx2
Pcsx2: 1117 commits in 1 year 6 months
dolphin-emu/dolphin
Dolphin: 1012 commits in 5 years 8 months
Top skills
Score
playstation
10
opengl
10
ps1
10

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12

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Australia
Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
yuzu-emu/yuzu
Yuzu: 498 commits in 4 years 11 months
Facepunch/sbox-corewars
Sbox-corewars: 53 commits in 10 months
ogniK5377/yuzu
Yuzu: 52 commits in 2 years 8 months
Top skills
Score
emulation
10
c-plus-plus
10
cpp
10

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13

Rock Star
12 years of coding experience
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
AdmiralCurtiss/HyoutaTools
HyoutaTools: 801 commits in 9 years 10 months
dolphin-emu/dolphin
Dolphin: 791 commits in 7 years 9 months
AdmiralCurtiss/GraceNote
GraceNote: 355 commits in 3 years 6 months
Top skills
Score
emulation
10
wii
10
cpp
10

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14

SDE at AWS
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United States
Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
citra-emu/citra
Citra: 1022 commits in 5 years
wwylele/mhrice
Mhrice: 506 commits in 2 years
wwylele/teakra
Teakra: 290 commits in 4 years 1 months
Top skills
Score
emulation
10
cpp
10
3ds
10

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15

GPU Shader Compiler Developer at Playstation
/
United Kingdom
Rock Star
13 years of coding experience
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
dolphin-emu/dolphin
Dolphin: 777 commits in 7 years 11 months
mirror/dolphin-emu
Dolphin-emu: 214 commits in 1 year 4 months
Tilka/hvqm4
Hvqm4: 79 commits in 1 year 11 months
Top skills
Score
emulation
10
wii
10
cpp
10

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16

Student/Software Developer (native) with experience in low-level graphics and AOSP development.
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United Kingdom
Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
skyline-emu/skyline
Skyline: 833 commits in 3 years 2 months
MrPurple666/skyline
Skyline: 525 commits in 6 months
CTCaer/switch-l4t-kernel-4.9
Switch-l4t-kernel-4.9: 448 commits in 2 years 10 months
Top skills
Score
switch
10
cpp
10
c-plus-plus
10

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17

Junior Software Engineer at Datanova Scientific LLC
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United States
Rock Star
12 years of coding experience
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
derpibooru/philomena
Philomena: 1368 commits in 3 years 3 months
yuzu-emu/yuzu
Yuzu: 434 commits in 10 months
nullmastermind/inkscape-for-trace
Inkscape-for-trace: 239 commits in 6 years 1 months
Top skills
Score
emulation
10
cpp
10
c-plus-plus
10

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18

Staff Infrastructure Security Engineer
/
Switzerland
Rock Star
14 years of coding experience
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
mirror/dolphin-emu
Dolphin-emu: 783 commits in 3 years 6 months
dolphin-emu/dolphin
Dolphin: 718 commits in 8 years 11 months
dolphin-emu/www
Www: 558 commits in 10 years 8 months
Top skills
Score
nix
10
nixpkgs
10
linux
10

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19

Supply Chain Customer Service Agent at Schlumberger
/
Colombia
Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
conan513/SingleCore_TC
SingleCore_TC: 727 commits in 2 years 10 months
TrinityCore/TrinityCore
TrinityCore: 727 commits in 2 years 10 months
citra-emu/citra
Citra: 546 commits in 5 years 5 months
Top skills
Score
emulation
10
c-plus-plus
10
cpp
10

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20

Site Reliability Engineer at LE
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United States
Rock Star
TOP CONTRIBUTIONS TO PROJECTS
citra-emu/citra
Citra: 807 commits in 4 years 2 months
opentyrian/opentyrian
Opentyrian: 323 commits in 8 years 1 months
yuriks/Bloody3D
Bloody3D: 275 commits in 3 years 5 months
Top skills
Score
emulation
10
3ds
10
c-plus-plus
10

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