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This is a large collection of manuals for home console games, dedicated machines for entertainment created since the 1970s.



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XBOX Manuals
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573
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322,944
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Xbox (stylized as XBOX) is a video gaming brand created and owned by Microsoft. It represents a series of video game consoles developed by Microsoft, with three consoles released in the sixth, seventh, and eighth generations respectively. The brand also represents applications (games), streaming services, and an online service by the name of Xbox Live. The brand was first introduced on November 15, 2001 in the United States, with the launch of the original Xbox console.
Console Manuals: Playstation
collection
688
ITEMS
163,839
VIEWS
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The PlayStation (Japanese: プレイステーション Hepburn: Pureisutēshon?, officially abbreviated PS) is a series of video game consoles created and developed by Sony Computer Entertainment with consoles in the fifth to eighth generations. The brand was first introduced on December 3, 1994 in Japan with the launch of the original PlayStation console. It now consists of a total of four core home consoles, as well as a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds...
Console Manuals: Sega Saturn
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844
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155,459
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Sega Saturn Magazine was a monthly UK magazine dedicated to the Sega Saturn. It held the official Saturn magazine license for the UK, and as such some issues included a demo CD created by Sega, called Sega Flash, which included playable games and game footage. The last issue was Issue 37, November 1998. Sega Saturn Magazine was originally known as Sega Magazine which launched in 1994 and covered the Sega consoles available at the time, including the Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive, Sega...
Console Manuals: Atari 2600
collection
256
ITEMS
118,425
VIEWS
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Manuals for the Atari 2600 (also known as VCS) home console system.
Console Manuals: Sega Dreamcast
collection
627
ITEMS
96,751
VIEWS
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The Dreamcast (Japanese: ドリームキャスト Hepburn: Dorīmukyasuto?) is a home video game console that was released by Sega on November 27, 1998 in Japan, September 9, 1999 in North America, and October 14, 1999 in Europe. It was the first entry in the sixth generation of video game consoles, preceding the PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube. The Dreamcast is Sega's last home console to date, with no successor released since its discontinuation.
3DO Interactive Multiplayer Manuals
collection
161
ITEMS
63,558
VIEWS
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The 3DO Interactive Multiplayer (often called simply 3DO) is a video game console developed by The 3DO Company. The 3DO was released in North America on October 4, 1993, Japan on March 20, 1994 and in Europe in 1994. The system was conceived by entrepreneur and Electronic Arts founder Trip Hawkins. Instead of The 3DO Company producing the console themselves, they licensed other manufacturers to produce them. Panasonic produced the first models in 1993, and further renditions of the hardware...
Console Manuals: Coleco ColecoVision
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237
ITEMS
61,991
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The ColecoVision is Coleco Industries' second generation home video game console, which was released in August 1982. The ColecoVision offered near-arcade-quality graphics and gaming style along with the means to expand the system's basic hardware. Released with a catalog of 12 launch titles, with an additional 10 games announced for 1982, approximately 145 titles in total were published as ROM cartridges for the system between 1982 and 1984.[1] River West Brands currently owns the ColecoVision...
Mega CD Manuals
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146
ITEMS
59,223
VIEWS
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The Sega CD, released as the Mega-CD (メガCD Mega-Shī Dī?) in most regions outside North America, is an add-on device for the Sega Genesis video game console designed and produced by Sega as part of the fourth generation of video game consoles. The add-on was released in Japan on December 12, 1991, in North America on October 15, 1992 and in Europe in the spring of 1993. The device adds a CD-ROM drive to the console, allowing the user to play CD-based games and providing additional hardware...
Console Manuals: Sega Master System and Mark III
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610
ITEMS
54,979
VIEWS
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Scanned manuals for software that ran on the Sega Master System (known as the Mark III in Japan), a game console from the 1980s.
Console Manuals: Sega Genesis and Mega Drive
collection
101
ITEMS
54,769
VIEWS
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The Sega Genesis, known as Mega Drive (Japanese: メガドライブ Hepburn: Mega Doraibu) in most regions outside North America, is a 16-bit home video game console which was developed and sold by Sega Enterprises, Ltd. The Genesis is Sega's third console and the successor to the Master System. Sega first released the console as the Mega Drive in Japan in 1988, followed by a North American debut under the Genesis moniker in 1989. In 1990, the console was released as the Mega Drive by Virgin...
Neo Geo Manuals
collection
105
ITEMS
51,303
VIEWS
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Manuals and instructions for the Neo Geo arcade systems and home console.
Amstrad CPC Manuals
collection
32
ITEMS
32,319
VIEWS
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A collection of manuals for software and hardware for the Amstrad CPC computer.
Odyssey² Manuals
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90
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29,103
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The Magnavox Odyssey², known in Europe as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazil as the Philips Odyssey, in the United States as the Magnavox Odyssey² and the Philips Odyssey², and also by many other names, is a video game console released in 1978. In the early 1970s, Magnavox was an innovator in the home video game industry. They succeeded in bringing the first home video game system to market, the Odyssey, which was quickly followed by a number of later models, each with a few technological...
Amiga CD-32 Manuals
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82
ITEMS
26,885
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Manuals for the Amiga CD32 System
Console Manuals: Atari Jaguar
collection
150
ITEMS
26,844
VIEWS
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Manuals for the Atari Jaguar, the "64-bit" Atari game console sold in the 1990s.
Console Manuals: Atari Lynx
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190
ITEMS
26,444
VIEWS
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Manuals for the Atari Lynx, the foay into the handheld console market by Atari in the 1990s.
Console Manuals: Atari 5200
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187
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25,156
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The Atari 5200 SuperSystem, commonly known as the Atari 5200, is a video game console that was introduced in 1982 by Atari Inc. as a higher-end complementary console for the popular Atari 2600. The 5200 was created to compete with the Intellivision, but wound up more directly competing with the ColecoVision shortly after its release. The 5200 was based on Atari Inc.'s existing 400/800 computers and the internal hardware was almost identical, although software was not directly compatible between...
Console Manuals: Atari 7800
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146
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24,777
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The Atari 7800 ProSystem, or simply the Atari 7800, is a video game console officially released by Atari Corporation in January 1986. The 1986 launch is sometimes referred to as a "re-release" or "relaunch" because the Atari 7800 had originally been announced in May of 1984, to replace Atari Inc.'s Atari 5200, but a general release was shelved due to the sale of the company. In January 1986, the 7800 was relaunched and would compete that year with the Nintendo Entertainment...
Nintendo 64 Manuals
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23
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22,292
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The Nintendo 64 (ニンテンドー64 Nintendō Rokujūyon?), stylized as NINTENDO64 and often referred to as N64 (formerly known as the Nintendo Ultra 64, and codenamed Project Reality) is Nintendo's third home video game console for the international market. Named for its 64-bit central processing unit, it was released in June 1996 in Japan, September 1996 in North America, March 1997 in Europe and Australia, September 1997 in France and December 1997 in Brazil. It is Nintendo's last home...
Sega 32x Manuals
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128
ITEMS
21,742
VIEWS
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he Sega 32X is an add-on for the Sega Genesis video game console. Codenamed "Project Mars", the 32X was designed to expand the power of the Genesis and serve as a transitional console into the 32-bit era until the later release of the Sega Saturn. Independent of the Genesis, the 32X utilizes its own ROM cartridges and has its own library of games. The add-on was distributed under the name Super 32X (スーパー32X Sūpā Sātī Tsu Ekkusu?) in Japan, Sega Genesis 32X in North...
Sony Playstation 2 Manuals and Covers
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64
ITEMS
20,930
VIEWS
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600dpi scans of various Sony Playstation 2 game manuals and covers.
Topics: Sony Playstation 2, Manuals, Covers
Console Manuals: Intellivison
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58
ITEMS
20,272
VIEWS
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Manuals for the Mattel Intellivision.
TurboGrafix 16 Manuals
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82
ITEMS
20,003
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A collection of manuals for cartridges for the Turbo Grafix 16, a home console created by Hudson Soft and NEC.
Sega SG-1000 and SC-3000 Manuals
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198
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15,790
VIEWS
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The SG-1000 (Japanese: エスジー・セン Hepburn: Esu Jī Sen?), also known as the Sega Computer Videogame SG-1000, is a cartridge-based home video game console manufactured by Sega and released in Japan, Australia, and other countries. It was Sega's first entry into the home video game hardware business, and provided the basis for the more successful Master System. Introduced in 1983, the SG-1000 was released on the same day that Nintendo released the Family Computer (Famicom for short) in...
Console Manuals: Bally Astrocade
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67
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14,493
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The Astrocade is a second generation video game console and simple computer system designed by a team at Midway, the videogame division of Bally. It was marketed only for a limited time before Bally decided to exit the market. The rights were later picked up by a third-party company, who re-released it and sold it until around 1983. The Astrocade is particularly notable for its very powerful graphics capabilities for the time of release, and for the difficulty in accessing those capabilities....
Amiga CDTV Manuals
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28
ITEMS
13,747
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The CDTV (an acronym for "Commodore Dynamic Total Vision", a backronym of an acronym for "Compact Disc Television", giving it a double meaning) was a multimedia platform developed by Commodore International and launched in 1991. It is the first Game console and Computer with a CD-ROM drive built in, releasing March 1991 before any other CD built-in console. CDTV was essentially a Commodore Amiga 500 home computer with a CD-ROM drive and remote control. With the optional...
Commodore C-16 Manuals
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35
ITEMS
13,185
VIEWS
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Manuals, instructions and schematics for the Commodore 16 Computer.
Commodore 128 Manuals
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19
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11,944
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Manuals and instructions related to hardware and software for the Commodore 128.
Virtual Boy Manuals
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34
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11,606
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The Virtual Boy (バーチャルボーイ Bācharu Bōi?) (Originally known as VR-32.) is a table-top video game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was marketed as the first "portable" video game console capable of displaying "true 3D graphics" out of the box. It was released on July 21, 1995 in Japan and August 14, 1995 in North America at a price of around US$180. It proved to be a commercial failure and was not released in other regions. Its lukewarm...
Super Nintendo Manuals
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479
ITEMS
11,558
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Manuals for the Super Nintendo game system.
Famicom Manuals
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16
ITEMS
11,143
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The Nintendo Entertainment System (also abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was initially released in Japan as the Family Computer (ファミリーコンピュータ Famirī Konpyūta) (also known as the Famicom (ファミコン Famikon) and abbreviated as FC) on July 15, 1983, and was later released in North America during 1985, in Europe during 1986, and Australia in 1987. In South Korea, it was known as the Hyundai...
Dragon Data Manuals
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65
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9,945
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Dragon Data was a Welsh producer of home computers during the early 1980s. These computers, the Dragon 32 and Dragon 64, strongly resembled the Tandy TRS-80 Color Computer ("CoCo")—both followed a standard Motorola datasheet configuration for the three key components (CPU, SAM and VDG). The machines came in both 32KB and (later) 64KB versions. The history of Dragon Data in the period 1982–84 was a chequered one. The company was originally set up by a Toy Company called Mettoy, and...
Gameboy Advance Manuals
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19
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8,693
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Manuals for the Game Boy Advance. The Game Boy Advance, often shortened to GBA, is a 32-bit handheld video game console developed, manufactured and marketed by Nintendo. It is the successor to the Game Boy Color. It was released in Japan on March 21, 2001; in North America on June 11, 2001; in Australia and Europe on June 22, 2001; and in the People's Republic of China on June 8, 2004 (excluding Hong Kong).
XBOX Manuals
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XBOX Manual: Playboy - The Mansion
Topics: playboy, mansion, menu, press, button, content, xbox, roster, select, romantic, playboy mansion,...
harry potter and the philosophers stone [english]
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Amstrad GX 4000 Manuals
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26
ITEMS
6,701
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A collection of manuals for the Amstrad GX-4000.
Archimedes Manuals
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11
ITEMS
6,234
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The Acorn Archimedes was Acorn Computers' first general purpose home computer to be based on their own ARM architecture. This is a collection of manuals and documents related to its operation.
Schneider CPC6128 Handbuch (1985)(Schneider Computer Division)(DE)
Topics: die, sie, und, mit, das, den, auf, eine, wenn sie, mit dem, auf dem, sie die, das programm, der...
Nintendo 64 Manuals
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Nintendo 64 Instruction Booklet (1996)(Nintendo)(US)
Topics: nintendo, control, deck, switch, vcr, power, connections, pak, cable, controller, control deck,...
EG-2000 Colour Genie Manuals
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40
ITEMS
5,337
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Manuals for the EG-2000 Colour Genie software.
MSX Palcom Manuals
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37
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5,204
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Pioneer's purpose of adding the Laser Vision interface to this MSX computer was obviously to create a multimedia machine which could be used for adding pictures and texts to video movies (superimposing) and mainly to contol the Laser Disc player in several ways. Some special games were available on Laser Discs for MSX, in which laser disk video is used for backgrounds of games, the MSX1 graphics superimposed on them. The "multimedia" MSX1 was already available since 1984! Here is an...
Nintendo 64 Manuals
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GameShark Pro v3.3 (1998)(InterACT Accessories)
Topics: code, codes, gameshark, press, game, option, highlight, search, pro, memory, gameshark pro, memory...
Console Manual Collection
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Manuals for the games released on the Nintendo GameCube
Topics: Manuals, Game Manuals, Nintendo, GameCube
Amstrad GX 4000 Artwork
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47
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4,547
VIEWS
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Artwork related to the Amstrad GX-4000.
XBOX Manuals
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XBOX Manual: XBOX Cheat Guide
Topics: koins, unlock, cheats, xbox, ghdti, press, guide, enter, code, mode, xbox cheats, cheats guide,...
Exidy Sorcerer Manuals
collection
10
ITEMS
4,419
VIEWS
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The Sorcerer was one of the early home computer systems, released in 1978 by the videogame company, Exidy. It was comparatively advanced when released, especially when compared to the contemporary more commercially oriented Commodore PET and TRS-80, but due to a number of problems including a lack of marketing, the machine remained relatively unknown. Exidy eventually pulled it from the market in 1980, and today they are a coveted collector's item. This is a collection of manuals for programs...
Philips CDi Manuals
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13
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4,390
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The Philips CD-i (Compact Disc Interactive) is an interactive multimedia CD player developed and marketed by Royal Philips N.V. This category of device was created to provide more functionality than an audio CD player or game console, but at a lower price than a personal computer with a CD-ROM drive at the time. The cost savings were due to the lack of a hard drive, floppy drive, keyboard, mouse, monitor (a standard television was used), and less operating system software. In addition to games,...
Nintendo Gamepacks
collection
8
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4,226
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In 1989, Nintendo of America teamed up with Topps to craft a revolutionary idea. trading cards based on video games!
Magnavox Odyssey Manuals
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15
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4,219
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The Magnavox Odyssey is the world's first commercial home video game console. It was first demonstrated in April 1972 and released in August of that year, predating the Atari Pong home consoles by three years. It is a digital video game console, though is often mistakenly believed to be analog, due to misunderstanding of its hardware design (see Design). The Odyssey was designed by Ralph Baer, who began around 1966 and had a working prototype finished by 1968. This prototype, known as the Brown...
Jupiter ACE Manuals
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11
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4,075
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The Jupiter Ace was a British home computer of the early 1980s, produced by a company, set up for the purpose, named Jupiter Cantab. The Ace differed from other microcomputers of the time in that it used Forth instead of the more common BASIC. The Jupiter Ace was named after the early British computer, the ACE. The name was chosen to emphasize the "firsts" of using FORTH environment as more efficient for personal computers. FORTH is a threaded code programming language that also acted...
Dick Smith System 80 Manuals
collection
12
ITEMS
4,015
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The Dick Smith Super-80 was a Zilog Z80 based kit computer developed as a joint venture between Electronics Australia magazine and Dick Smith Electronics. It was presented as a series of construction articles in Electronics Australia magazine's August, September and October 1981 issues. The computer was sold as a "short form" kit for A$289.50. For this, the purchaser received the computer PCB, an assembly manual (a copy of the construction articles from Electronics Australia) and...
Atari 2600 Manual: Atari Flashback 2 Owner's Manual (2008)(Atari)
Topics: game, joystick, points, move, destroy, controller, enemy, player, button, missiles, skill level,...
XBOX Manuals
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XBOX Manual: Tony Hawks Underground 2
Topics: performed, tricks, trick, button, warner, music, player, select, press, goals, warner strategic,...
Manual: Nintendo Ultra-64 Programming Manual Plus Addendums
Topics: texture, nintendo, draft, programming, audio, color, rdp, mode, data, rsp, programming manual,...
AAMBER Pegasus Manuals
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19
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3,679
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The Aamber Pegasus is a home computer first produced in New Zealand in 1981 by Technosys Research Labs. The hardware was designed by Stewart J Holmes. The software was designed by Paul Gillingwater, Nigel Keam and Paul Carter. An optional multi ROM board in conjunction with a rotating dial allowed switching between 6 EPROM banks containing multiple language environments, games and applications. The EPROM based language environments include EXTENDED BASIC, PASCAL, BASIC (a variant of TinyBASIC),...
XBOX Manuals
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XBOX Manual: XBOX Console Instruction Manual (2001)(Microsoft)
Topics: xbox, console, des, les, pour, consola, del, para, los, jeu, xbox live, game system, xbox console,...
XBOX Manuals
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XBOX Manual: Star Wars - Jedi Knight III - Jedi Academy
Topics: jedi, force, lightsaber, press, ond, directional, select, xbox, game, force power, directional pad,...
MicroKey Primo Manuals
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20
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3,516
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The Primo computer series was manufactured by Microkey Kftt. (Kutatási Fejlesztési Termelési Társulás), and was originaly developed to be a school computer in Hungary.
Console Manuals: Atari 2600
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Atgames Atari Flashback Portable User Guide
Topics: atgames, atari flashback portable, user guide, manual
Atari 2600 Manual: Atari 2600 Owner's Manual (1982)(Atari)(AU)[rev 1]
Topics: switch, console, game, power, atari, antenna, controller, cartridge, color, video, type switch,...
XBOX Manuals
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XBOX Manual: Dvd Movie Playback Kit
Topics: dvd, xbox, microsoft, dolby, xeox, dvds, playback, movie, instruction, video, xbox dvd, dvd movie,...
XBOX Manuals
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XBOX Manual: Midnight Club 2
Topics: rockstar, xbox, courtesy, midnight, copyright, webster, music, thumbstick, club, published,...
ColecoVision Overlays
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22
ITEMS
3,002
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Scans of overlays meant to be placed inside Colecovision controllers while playing their accompanying games. The number keypad of the Colecovision was therefore providing up to 12 buttons on its face (plus side buttons) as needed.
Console Manuals: Playstation
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Crash Team Racing (1999)(Sony)(US)[SCUS-94426]
Topics: race, press, button, ctr, highlight, adventure, battle, kart, relic, left stick, directional...
XBOX Manuals
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XBOX Manual: True Crime - New York City
Topics: button, icon, melee, thumbstick, activision, weapon, press, mode, directional, lead, melee weapon,...
XBOX Manuals
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XBOX Manual: Bmx Xxx
Topics: trick, button, rider, directional, xbox, acclaim, bmx, grind, thumbstick, modifier, directional...
Sega Saturn Manual: Sega Saturn Instruction Manual (1995)(Sega)(US)
Topics: sega, saturn, button, press, power, antenna, cable, audio, lithium, control, control screen, system...
Sega Dreamcast Manual: DreamCast Instruction Manual (2000)(Sega)(US)
Topics: dreamcast, memory, cable, button, sega, icon, power, disc, memory card, game, main menu,...
Atari 2600 Manual: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)(Atari)
Topics: candy, elliott, fbi, energy, pieces, atari, controller, game, switch, rescue, phone piece, game...
Neo Geo Manuals
texts
eye 2,402
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Neo Geo AES Manual (1990)(SNK)(US)
Topics: plug, adapter, game, memory, cartridge, controller, insert, connect, video, memory card, game...
Console Manual Collection
texts
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Super Nintendo Instruction Booklet (1991)(Nintendo)(US)
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: nes, deck, control, switch, cable, super, nintendo, antenna, warranty, game, control deck, super...
Amstrad CPC Manuals
texts
eye 2,365
favorite 0
comment 0
Amstrad CPC6128 Manuel de l'utilisateur (1985)(AMSOFT)(FR)
Topics: les, des, pour, sur, par, une, est, vous, dans, commande, mots cles, vous pouvez, des disquettes,...
Console Manuals: Sega Saturn
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Sega Saturn Manual: Dragon Force (1997)(Sega)(US)[a]
Topics: select, generals, press, arc, castle, map, direction, battle, direction key, key, map mode,...
Sega Genesis Manual: Genesis Instruction Manual (1991)(Sega)(US)
Topics: antenna, genesis, cable, switch, vhf, matching, plug, sega, switch box, adaptor, television hookup,...
Console Manual Collection
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Manuals for the games released on the Microsoft Xbox
Topics: Manuals, Game Manuals, Microsoft, Xbox