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TitleAuthorDescriptionCategoryPlatformGameVer DescendingLevelDate
NEC V60 CPU ManualOEMThe NEC V60 (μPD70616) was a CISC processor manufactured by NEC introduced in the late 1980s. It had a 32-bit internal bus and a 16-bit external bus with a 24-bit address bus. A relatively obscure design, it was a radical departure from NEC’s p….Hardware Info.MultipleN/AV60Adv01 Nov 1986
NTSC 2C02 Technical ReferenceBrad TaylorLow 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.NESN/A5th ReleasAdv23 Apr 2004
Mega Man X3 Decompression RoutineEuclidA brief document explaining the graphics compression used in Mega Man X3 with commented disassembly.Game SpecificSNESMega Man X331.1.06Adv31 Jan 2016
CowBite Virtual Hardware SpecificationsTom HappAn in dept documentation of the GBA hardware.Hardware Info.GBAN/A3.5Adv08 Feb 2001
Anomie's SNES Timing DocAnomieThis is a document intended to describe various aspects of SNES timing. It will probably not be useful unless you already know a good bit about the SNES.Hardware Info.SNESN/A2008-12-21Adv21 Dec 2008
Anomie’s C4 Chip DocAnomieIn depth information on the SNES C4 cartridge add-on chip and it’s registers.Hardware Info.SNESN/A2007-07-12Adv12 Jul 2007
Anomie’s SNES OpenBus and Wrapping DocAnomieExplains OpenBus effect on the SNES hardware, and the behavior of S-CPU accesses that cross page/bank boundaries. For experts only.Hardware Info.SNESN/A2007-04-21Adv21 Apr 2007
Anomie's SPC700 Cycle DocAnomieCycle information for the SPC700. Probably not too useful for ROMhacking, but is for emulator authors.Hardware Info.SNESN/A2007-04-21Adv21 Apr 2007
Blargg’s S-DSP Timer Glitch ExplanationBlarggAn email detailing Blargg’s discoveries regarding a glitch in the S-DSP timers when the target is written just when the internal counter is ticked.Hardware Info.SNESN/A2007-03-31Adv31 Mar 2007
SNES Chip LabelsPikenA document outlining the actual chip markings found on the SNES circuit board. Also has chip information for various special chip cart games with the SuperFX, DSP, SA-1 and other chips. Very useful to help obtain chip data sheets and other informatio….Hardware Info.SNESMultiple Games2004-04-04Adv04 Apr 2004
Pseudo 16x16 TilesPikenDetailed information on a special type of graphics storage used by Mario World, Zelda: ALTTP, Super Metroid and other SNES games. This has to do with level layout.Graphics HackingSNESMultiple Games2004-04-04Adv04 Apr 2004
SNES Layering ExplainedPikenThis is some advanced information on layering and color math in SNES background modes 0 and 1. An Image to go along with document can be found on author’s homepage.Hardware Info.SNESN/A2004-04-04Adv04 Apr 2004
Chrono Trigger CompressionGeigerA document pertaining to compression in the Chrono Trigger rom.Game SpecificSNESChrono Trigger20031216Adv16 Dec 2003
GBATEKMartin KorthAn exhaustive reference for the Gameboy Advance and Nintendo DS internal hardware. Everything from registers to joypads, it’s here. It’s THE ultimate GBA (and DS!) hardware reference, so grab this if you try to ASM hack either of those system….Hardware Info.GBAN/A2.5Adv05 Dec 2007
WS Tech 2.3doxThe Wonderswan/Color technical notes from the Cygne website.Hardware Info.WSN/A2.3Adv26 Sep 2007
Qwertie’s SNES Documentation Plus DMA Revision 6QwertieContains 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
  • [l….
Hardware Info.SNESN/A2.1Adv01 Jan 1998
Lz_comp2Haruhiko OkumuraA very old (ca. 1989) package including a document explaining various compression algorithms (LZSS, LZW, Huffman, LZARI, LZHUF) and the standard ANSI C source code to various (de)compression utilities implementing the described algorithms (LZARI, LZH….Source CodeMultipleN/A2.0Adv10 Apr 1989
Anomie's S-DSP DocAnomieExtremely 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.SNESN/A1212Adv28 Sep 2015
BLITTERNat!How the 2D engine is handled on the Jaguar.Hardware Info.JAGN/A1.26Adv27 Sep 1998
Record of the Lodoss War R'Engineer NotesF.H.An explanation of the compression and storage of text in the Record of Lodoss War. Extremely thorough.Game SpecificSNESRecord of Lodoss War1.2Adv30 Jun 2000
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