|Genesis Technical Overview||OEM||The official documentation for the Genesis. Not quite as extensive as the SNES Developer Manual, but far and away better than all other currently available Genesis information.||Hardware Info.||GEN||N/A||1.0||Int||14 Nov 2000|
|Yet Another Sega Genesis VDP Document||DevSter||Aimed at beginners, this covers the Genesis’ VDP.||Hardware Info.||GEN||N/A||1.0||Beg||14 May 2008|
|Genesis Chat Logs||Fonzie||A collection of logs in which Fonzie explains various aspects of the Genesis.||Hardware Info.||GEN||N/A||1.0||Int||04 Dec 2004|
|SPC700 Mini Tutorial||Gau||This is a small tutorial with a basic example of how to transfer data to the SPC700 and get some sound code up and running. Useful for SPC700 beginners as a supplement to other SPC700 documents.||Hardware Info.||SNES||N/A||1.0||Int||31 Oct 2011|
|Everything You Always Wanted To Know About GAMEBOY||kOOPa||Despite its age, this seems to be a pretty comprehensive document detailing the inner works of the old green-screen Gameboy.||Hardware Info.||GB||N/A||1.00||Int||17 Mar 1998|
|Gameboy Programming Manual||DP||This neatly presented PDF manual is a comprehensive compilation of several other Gameboy (color) information docs.
Optimized to be printed out, beware though, it’s 139 (Din A5) pages.
Original sources from: Pan of Anthrox, GABY, Marat Fay….||Hardware Info.||GB||N/A||1.01||Int||13 May 2008|
|Nintendo Gameboy Cribsheet||Justin Lloyd||A reference containing all pertinent information for programming the Gameboy Color. Includes hardware notes, register lists, Z80’s instruction set and more. This is not intended for beginners to learn from.||Hardware Info.||GB||N/A||1.1||Int||26 Feb 2003|
|Everything You Have Always Wanted to Know about the PlayStation But Were Afraid to Ask||Joshua Walker||A compilation of details on the hardware of the PlayStation.||Hardware Info.||PSX||N/A||1.1||Int||06 Nov 2011|
|GBA Programming Manual||OEM||This is a 171 page GBA Programming manual. It has in depth coverage on registers, LCD screen, screen modes, address maps, sound, timers, communications, and more. Just about every piece of technical programming information you could want is in this d….||Hardware Info.||GBA||N/A||1.1||Int||02 Apr 2001|
|Cartridge Interface||Nat!||Detailed instructions on how the Jaguar handles cartridge data.||Hardware Info.||JAG||N/A||1.11||Adv||30 Mar 1997|
|BLITTER||Nat!||How the 2D engine is handled on the Jaguar.||Hardware Info.||JAG||N/A||1.26||Adv||27 Sep 1998|
|Nintendo Entertainment System Architecture||Marat Fayzullin||A rather in-depth (if out of date) document on the NES system architecture.||Hardware Info.||NES||N/A||1.4||Beg||09 Sep 1996|
|Sega Genesis VDP Documentation||Charles MacDonald||Various quirks and notes on the Genesis Video Display Processor.||Hardware Info.||GEN||N/A||1.5f||Int||10 Aug 2000|
|SNES Kart||DiskDude||In depth detail on the actual cartridge layout. Not really “the most complete [or accurate] guide to a SNES cartridge worldwide” though.||Hardware Info.||SNES||N/A||1.6||Int||01 Jan 1997|
|SNES Kart (HTML)||DiskDude||In depth detail on the actual cartridge layout. Not really “the most complete [or accurate] guide to a SNES cartridge worldwide” though.||Hardware Info.||SNES||N/A||1.6||Int||01 Jan 1996|
|Anomie's S-DSP Doc||Anomie||Extremely in depth technical information on the S-DSP sound hardware on the SNES and how sound is generated. Mostly for experts only, but it can be used as an intermediate-level reference to the S-DSP registers.||Hardware Info.||SNES||N/A||1212||Adv||28 Sep 2015|
|NES Documentation||Y0SHi||Comprehensive documentation covering details of several areas of the NES.||Hardware Info.||NES||N/A||2.0||Beg||12 Aug 2007|
|How to make raster effects with the NES ?||Bregalad||This document presents how to do raster effects by writing to PPU registers during the frame, without going too much into technical details that are irrelevant when programming a game or tech-demo.
Also, it includes some practical tips to produce ….||Hardware Info.||NES||N/A||2.0||Int||21 May 2015|
|SNES translucency FAQ||Bregalad||This document talks about how translucency works on the SNES, and shows a few examples how to use the hardware to your advantage.||Hardware Info.||SNES||N/A||2.0||Int||21 May 2015|
|Qwertie’s SNES Documentation Plus DMA Revision 6||Qwertie||Contains essential information for experienced hackers. Covers topics such as joypads, DMA & HDMA transfer, sprites, and registers. Note though, there are inaccuracies.
- Has “big-endian” and “little-endian” mixed up
|Hardware Info.||SNES||N/A||2.1||Adv||01 Jan 1998|