|The Basics of Bases||Partial Translations||The basics of number bases and hexadecimal geared toward the newest of the new to ROMhacking.||Miscellaneous||Multiple||N/A||1.5||Beg||05 Dec 2005|
|NEC Interchannel Package Format||D||NEC Interchannel’s package format is used in the Sentimental Graffiti games to store scripts and other data. The format appears in both Sentimental Graffiti on Sega Saturn and Sentimental Graffiti 2 on Dreamcast.||File Formats||Multiple||Multiple Games||2006/2/7||Int||07 Feb 2006|
|Description of the Sega FILM/CPK File Format||Mike Melanson||A description of the FILM A/V container developed by Sega for use on several CD-ROM game consoles.||File Formats||Multiple||N/A||2.0||Beg||13 Mar 2003|
|BMP/BPP Convert||D||These functions will re-arrange bitplane tile graphics into bitmap linear and vice-versa. They are designed to work on strings where every character represents a pixel, so they are only for use on up to 16-colors. You will need to merge plane or spli….||Source Code||Multiple||N/A||3.0||Beg||03 Jul 2006|
|Apply FireFlower||D||PHP routine to apply a FireFlower Patch. Also supports applying Microsoft File Compare output as a patch.||Source Code||Multiple||N/A||2.0||Beg||03 Jul 2006|
|65xx Processor Data||MeMSO||This 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.||Assembly||Multiple||N/A||2.0||Beg||28 Oct 2006|
|Final Fantasy Advance and Chrono Trigger DS Font Specifications||Dragonsbrethren||Explains the format used by the fonts in Final Fantasy IV, V, and VI Advance. Also covers Chrono Trigger on the DS, but the information is untested with that game.
Now contains information about editing the fonts with the [url=http://www.romhackin….||File Formats||Multiple||Multiple Games||1.2||Int||24 Jul 2009|
|D88 File Structure||JPN Translations||Describes the the structure of the D88, a disk format commonly used in computers such as the PC88 and the X1. The original text was in Japanese.||File Formats||Multiple||N/A||1.0||Int||06 Nov 2009|
|MOS MCS 6500 Microcomputer Family Programming Manual||OEM||The 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….||Assembly||Multiple||N/A||1.0||Int||01 Jan 1976|
|PDS 6502 Programming Manual||OEM||PDS 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….||Assembly||Multiple||N/A||1.0||Int||12 Feb 2011|
|Programming the 65816||William Labiak||This 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.||Assembly||Multiple||N/A||1.0||Int||01 Jan 1986|
|Programming the Z80||Rodnay Zaks||Programming 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….||Assembly||Multiple||N/A||3.0||Int||01 Jan 1981|
|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|
|Rob Northern Compression Format||Zoinkity||Description of the Rob Northern Compression format.
Includes a breakdown of the standard compressed file, indexed mode, and archive mode headers, as well as the related method used by Acclaim for multipart files.
Encryption and locking are ….||File Formats||Multiple||N/A||1.0||Int||28 Nov 2012|
|Lz_comp2||Haruhiko Okumura||A 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 Code||Multiple||N/A||2.0||Adv||10 Apr 1989|
|NEC V60 CPU Manual||OEM||The 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.||Multiple||N/A||V60||Adv||01 Nov 1986|
|How to Hack Experience Levels||tcaud||Step-by-step guide to hacking experience levels in games that have them.||Miscellaneous||Multiple||Multiple Games||1.0||Beg||04 Jun 2015|
|The Theory of Relative Searching||InVerse||Einstein’s Theory of Relativity is considered to be one of the utmost works of modern genius. Relative searching,
while not quite as awe inspiring, seems to be almost as difficult to grasp for the fledgling ROM hacker. With this
article, I intend….||Relative Searching||Multiple||N/A||1.01||Beg||22 Aug 2009|
|Corrupt Corrupting||Weasel||This document is designed to help people with the grand art of rom corrupting. For those of you who don’t know (you know who you are!), rom corrupting is a long, (occasionally)boring process of finding data in a Rom. If you don’t know what ….||Miscellaneous||Multiple||N/A||1.0||Beg||01 Jan 2002|
|Shift-JIS Encoded + Half||John Osborne||A basic Shift-JIS table file encoded in Shift-JIS and including the half-width characters in the 0xA1-0xDF range.
If you just want to extract Shift-JIS text from a game, you would be better off using a Shift-JIS table file encoded in UTF-8. But, i….||Table Files||Multiple||N/A||1||Beg||16 Jan 2018|