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TitleAuthorDescriptionCategory AscendingPlatformGameVerLevelDate
ASM TutorialJayA tutorial written for novices. Includes the basics of assembly language using the 65816 as an example.AssemblySNESN/A1.0Int24 Apr 1998
(6502) Assembly in One StepLeo ScanlonA resource guide to 6502 assembly. A good reference tool.AssemblyNESN/A1.0Int23 Jul 1997
Coding Dictionary/DTE compression routines in SNES romsBongo`A very nice document describing the basics behind implementing a dictionary/DTE compression routine in SNES ROMs.AssemblySNESN/A1.0Int19 Jan 2001
ASM Hacking for DummiesDAn introduction to assembly language hacking. Pointers, title screen replacement, expansion, and the like are covered.AssemblySNESN/A1.0Int25 Apr 1999
6502 ASM CodesBongo`A nice reference list of opcodes and mnemonics for the 6502 processor.AssemblyNESN/A1.0Beg10 Aug 1999
6502 Instruction SummaryCricketNEComplete and detailed list of opcodes and mnemonics for the 6502 processor.AssemblyNESN/A1.0Beg01 Mar 2000
Compression TutorialJayAn introduction to several of the most common compression methods.AssemblyNESN/A1.0Beg24 Apr 1998
Compression of SNES ROMsCzar DragonA document detailing some LZx, sliding window type SNES compression examples.AssemblySNESN/A1.0Int31 Mar 1999
Decompression of SNES fontsBongo`A document which discusses a way to find and decompress SNES fonts and graphics.AssemblySNESN/A1.0Int20 Apr 2006
65816 Programming PrimerBrett TabkeAn in depth look at the 65816 processor. This document is intended to aid those programming the 65816 Processor from The Western Design Center. This chip is the basis for the Apple IIGS, the Creative Micro Designs SuperCPU addon cartridge for the Com….AssemblySNESN/A1.0Int10 Feb 1998
NES Rom Expansion 102TFGTFG finishes his two-part explanation of NES rom expansion basics with a real world application on the game Dig Dug.AssemblyNESN/A1.0Adv20 Oct 2004
NES Palette hacking: The Fast wayTFGA simple guide to finding NES palettes using a 6502 debugging capable emulator.AssemblyNESN/A1.0Int11 Dec 2005
Disch Explains Stack BasicsDischDisch explains the basics of the stack to Spliff in an IRC conversation.AssemblyNESN/A1.0Adv14 May 2008
Disch Explains PPU WritingDischDisch explains the basics of writing background tiles to the PPU in an IRC conversation.AssemblyNESN/A1.0Adv17 Dec 2005
FCEUd, Tutorial #2 (Password Generators)ParasyteParasyte continues his FCEUd hacking explination and this time delves into reverse engineering NES password generators. Romhackers will apply techniques on an Adams Family game. (Applies equally to FCEUXD SP debugging)AssemblyNESN/A1.0Adv30 Apr 2003
Dual-Tile Encoding: NES/Famicom ImplementationRedCometA document describing one method of implementing Dual-Tile Encoding in an NES game.AssemblyNESN/A1.00Beg01 Dec 2006
20 Levels of NSF rippingGil GaladA very large and inclusive NSF ripping document translated and re-worked. It includes 20 steps, seven of which have yet to be completed.AssemblyNESN/A0.8Adv10 Dec 2005
NES Rom Expansion 101TFGA nice guide to expanding NES ROMs using mapper 0 as a hands on example and offering notes on how you might handle some other mappers.AssemblyNESN/A1.0Int13 Jun 2007
Grog’s Guide to DMA and HDMA on the SNESGrogThis guide explains DMA on the SNES and gives an example of how to use it. A few details are incorrect.
  • ROM-RAM example uses the wrong DMA mode.
  • Incorrect phrase: “you can actually use one HDMA transfer over multiple frames….
AssemblySNESN/A1.0Int01 Jan 2001
Homebrew Handbook for SNESGrogThis guide goes over the basics of coding 65816 assembly for the SNES. Only the Introduction and first chapter are complete.AssemblySNESN/A1.0Adv27 Feb 2006
Sega Genesis Programming IntroductionFonzieAn introduction to programming the Genesis. English and French versions included.AssemblyGENN/A1.1Int11 Jun 2004
Compression - DTE Packerg8z et alPossible method to improve DTE performance.AssemblyN/AN/A2.0Int16 May 2006
Text Demo - Source CodeSpardaJust the sources to a simple “Text to Screen” demo. It should be helpful for beginner SNES programmers.AssemblySNESN/A1.0Beg17 May 2006
The 68000's Instruction SetUnknownA nice reference for the 68000’s instruction set. It does not, however, include things such as the opcode bit-patterns (the hexadecimal encoding for the instructions).AssemblyGENN/A1.0Int03 Nov 1996
Adding an SNES Intro (with a few clicks)DQ TranslationsThis document explains a quick way to go about the process of adding an intro to a game.AssemblySNESN/A1.0Int16 Jun 2006
65xx Processor DataMeMSOThis document describes in (almost) full detail exactly how the 65xx processors work. The document contains information for the following CPUs: 6502 (6507, 6510, etc), 65c02, Rockwell 65c02, 65cs02, 65ce02 (4510), HuC6280 and 65c816.AssemblyMultipleN/A2.0Beg28 Oct 2006
Text Routines: Locating them with FCEUXDRedCometThis takes a look at one method of locating a text routine using FCEUXD. Intended for ASM newbies.AssemblyNESN/A1.0Beg25 Sep 2006
Saturn Dev Kit ManualPsygnosisThis is a page-for-page copy of the manual included in the Saturn Development Kit by PSYQ.AssemblySATN/A1.0Int01 Jan 1996
PC Engine Assembly docsTomaitheousThis bundle includes all the docs for usage of the PCE assembler (MagicKit) and info on the PCE hardware.AssemblyTG16N/A3.21Int09 Apr 2005
DMA Transfers, Compression, and YouGideon ZhiAn explanation on how to bypass compression routines to insert and use uncompressed data in your project.AssemblySNESN/A1.0Int06 Aug 2002
NES Rom ExpansionKingMike's TranslationsA document describing how one would go about expanding NES ROMs.AssemblyNESN/A1.0Adv05 Feb 2008
DTE - You can do it, we can helpKingMike's TranslationsA document detailing how you can implement DTE compression in your NES hacks, saving space and resulting in a potentially more professional reading hack.AssemblyNESN/A2.0Int05 Jun 2008
NES Sound demoTFGNES demo using basic native PPU features as well as native sound features. Ready to assemble with x816, commented source code included.AssemblyNESN/A1.0Int01 Dec 2008
Programming the 65816Western Design CenterOfficial programming guide to the 65816 microprocessor. Also includes documentation on the 6502, 65C02 and 65802 microprocessors. 469 pages covering basic assembly language concepts, microprocessor architecture, instruction sets, simple and complex….AssemblySNESN/A1.0Int28 Apr 1992
Introduction to Reverse Engineering WIN32 ApplicationstrewThis paper will introduced the reader to many concepts and tools essential to understanding and controlling native WIN32 applications through the eyes of Windows Debugger (WinDBG). Throughout, WinMine will be utilized as a vehicle to deliver and demo….AssemblyPCN/A1.0Beg01 Oct 2007
Gamecube DSPDuddieA description of the byte code that the GameCube DSP processor uses.AssemblyGCN/A0.0.4Adv12 May 2005
Atari 2600 Memory MapKrokoA memory map of the Atari 2600. As you may notice, the memory of the Atari 2600 is very limited.Assembly2600N/A1.0Int08 Sep 2010
Programming the Atari 2600Andrew DavieThis document is for beginners to learn how to develop games for the Atari 2600. It’s a long read but covers a lot of concepts and doesn’t assume that you know everything about programming on this console.Assembly2600N/A1.0Int04 Jan 2006
Stella Programmer's GuideSteve WrightThis document appears to be official as it was written in 1979 by Steve Wright. This is a programmer’s guide but is also a very tough read for those not familiar with assembly programming and hardware.Assembly2600N/A1.0Adv03 Dec 1979
Guide to Cycle Counting on the Atari 2600Nick BensemaYou need every advantage when hacking and/or programming Atari 2600 games. Cycle counting is a necessary technique to master and this guide shows you how.Assembly2600N/A0.5aAdv17 Jul 1996
How to Disassemble 8K Games with DiStellaThomas JentzschThis document is a guide on how to disassemble 8KB sized games with the DiStella disassembler.Assembly2600N/A1.0Int13 Feb 2002
N64 Documentation KitOEMThis documentation kit has an introductory section and a N64 functions reference manual. This kit is more geared towards experienced C programmers.AssemblyN64N/A1.0Adv08 Sep 2010
MOS MCS 6500 Microcomputer Family Programming ManualOEMThe MOS MCS 6500 Microcomputer Family Programming Manual is part of the KIM-1 hardware development kit. This document applies to all the 65xx CPUs with slight variations, such as the 6502 in the NES, 6510 in the C-64, 6507 in the Atari 2600, the list….AssemblyMultipleN/A1.0Int01 Jan 1976
Converting SNES pointers to 24-bitKingMike's TranslationsThis is a document to explain how to convert SNES 2-byte pointer tables (”absolute addressing”) to 3-byte pointer tables (”long addressing”).AssemblySNESN/A1.0Int24 Jan 2011
Otaku No PC Engine CribsheetTomaitheousPage 1 and 2 of the Otaku No PC Engine Cribsheet. A printable cheat sheet for statistical cpu and system information of the PC-Engine / TurboGrafx-16 system. (Better have a good printer and quality paper)AssemblyTG16N/A1.0.3Adv03 Feb 2011
Color Dreams NES Programming ManualDaniel LawtonThis is the official Color Dreams NES programming manual written by Daniel Lawton. This is a very old and outdated manual from the late 80s, but is still easy to follow. The document will also give you some insight into how Color Dreams programmed th….AssemblyNESN/A1.0Int06 Feb 1990
PDS 6502 Programming ManualOEMPDS or Programmer Development Systems is the name of a hardware and software development kit by a company of the same name. Both the software and the hardware including a PC, PCB and custom software work together as one and won’t function withou….AssemblyMultipleN/A1.0Int12 Feb 2011
Programming the Z80Rodnay ZaksProgramming the Z80 is a very complete book for learning the basics of how to program systems that use the microprocessor Zilog 80. This book covers the basics, starting from various number systems, including hexadecimal and binary. Also covering flo….AssemblyMultipleN/A3.0Int01 Jan 1981
Programming the 6502Rodnay ZaksThis 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….AssemblyMultipleN/A4.0Int01 Jan 1983
Programming the 65816William LabiakThis is a book that teaches you how to assembly program on the 65816 microprocessor. It teaches you many things, starting from number systems, boolean math. Including the technical details about the 65816 microprocessor.AssemblyMultipleN/A1.0Int01 Jan 1986
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