|Ms Pac-Man Hacking Document||Techokami||Details on level and palette hacking in Ms. Pac-Man. This version has been updated from DahrkDaiz’s document with some extra details.||Game Specific||NES||Ms. Pac-Man (Namco)||3.0||Int||09 Jul 2020|
|DTE Routine||Gideon Zhi||This is the source to a DTE decompression routine for Megami Tensei 1, on the NES. When properly optimized, DTE will allow a romhacker to fit, on average, an extra 50% of text data into any given space. This code is highly adaptable, although probabl….||Source Code||NES||Digital Devil Monogatari: Megami Tensei||3.0||Int||20 Apr 2006|
|PC Engine Assembly docs||Tomaitheous||This bundle includes all the docs for usage of the PCE assembler (MagicKit) and info on the PCE hardware.||Assembly||TG16||N/A||3.21||Int||09 Apr 2005|
|CowBite Virtual Hardware Specifications||Tom Happ||An in dept documentation of the GBA hardware.||Hardware Info.||GBA||N/A||3.5||Adv||08 Feb 2001|
|SNES Memory Mapping||]SiMKiN[||Brief description of SNES LoROM and HiROM memory maps. Nice as a quick graphical type reference, but not as complete as some other sources on the subject such as open source emulator source code.||Hardware Info.||SNES||N/A||3.5||Int||23 Mar 1998|
|Mega Man X3 Decompression Routine||Euclid||A brief document explaining the graphics compression used in Mega Man X3 with commented disassembly.||Game Specific||SNES||Mega Man X3||31.1.06||Adv||31 Jan 2016|
|Bionic Commando Offset Document||Matrixz||Bionic Commando offset hacking notes from Matrixz.||Game Specific||NES||Bionic Commando||4||Beg||13 Jan 2006|
|Capcom "6C80" Sound Engine/Music Format Documentation||Matrixz||Explains the music data format used in newer NES Capcom games such as Megaman 3 and Mighty Final Fight, and how it is stored.
Updated document covers sound effects, instruments, and some info on the Super NES variant of the music format.||Miscellaneous||NES||Multiple Games||4.0||Beg||22 Apr 2013|
|Programming the 6502||Rodnay Zaks||This is a 408 page book that teaches you how to program on systems that use a 6502 microprocessor. Many basic concepts will be explained, starting with number systems, computer math and then on to flow charting. Many technical aspects will be explain….||Assembly||Multiple||N/A||4.0||Int||01 Jan 1983|
|SDAT File Format||kiwi.ds||A description of some of the details in the Nitro composer format, the format used for sound and music in a lot of DS games.||File Formats||NDS||Multiple Games||4.0||Int||23 Jun 2007|
|NTSC 2C02 Technical Reference||Brad Taylor||Low level details of the NES PPU, including timing info. A must-have for emu devers.
Note: The blurb about MMC3 IRQ operation is incorrect.||Hardware Info.||NES||N/A||5th Releas||Adv||23 Apr 2004|
|Zelda 3 Documentation||MathOnNapkins||Contains extensive information on VRAM, SRAM, RAM, and ROM maps. The most comprehensive package of information available for the SNES version of the game.||Game Specific||SNES||The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past||6.0||Int||30 Nov 2011|
|Cart Information||Kevin Horton||This is a document about cart sizes and bank switching which could be very important to know when hacking some of the larger Atari 2600 games.||Hardware Info.||2600||N/A||6.0||Int||18 Apr 1997|
|Camera Hacking Guide||Utils||A guide on hacking camera angles of 3d playstation games.||Miscellaneous||PSX||N/A||8.10.3 Fin||Int||06 Nov 2011|
|Playstation Pointers||ambyra||A general guide for PlayStation game translation with a focus on finding pointers. Uses SD Gundam G Century as a base.||Pointer Hacking||PSX||SD Gundam: G Century||A||Int||15 Dec 2007|
|KaioShin’s Dragon Quest Monsters VWF||KaioShin||Heavily commented source code for a working GBA variable-width-font hack. Highly recommended for GBA hackers learning to code a VWF.||Source Code||GBA||Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart||Beta 1||Int||01 Jan 2007|
|Thunder Force 3 Hacking Guide||oostyx||A very big hacking document about Thunder Force 3, the best shmup of the Genesis.
Documentation includes data locations, subroutine locations, compression formats explanation, decompression tool + commented sources, objects’ asm code explanat….||Game Specific||GEN||Thunder Force III||December 2||Int||02 Dec 2010|
|Air Fortress Embedded Source Code||GSX Suga||Source code chunks and other assembler information was found in the Japanese version of Air Fortress and documented in this text file.||Source Code||NES||Air Fortress||LC 3.0||Int||03 Mar 2009|
|SNES/SFC Manual (PDF Version)||OEM||This is an SFC version of the SNES Dev Manual we also have on the site, covering the PPU and CPU. This is a good technical supplement to the actual SNES Dev Manual we also have on the site. It also contains a nice 2-page register summary sheet.||Hardware Info.||SNES||N/A||PDF||Int||31 Mar 1994|
|FF2 Shop Bytes||Lenophis||The shops of FF2 at first looked to be insanely coded. Turns out it’s a bunch of table look-ups, which appears to be this game’s motto. The format the shops use is explained in vast detail.||Game Specific||NES||Final Fantasy II||v1.0||Beg||10 Jun 2007|