Vimm's Lair

Preserving the classics since 1997.

Welcome to Vimm's Lair! This site is dedicated to nostalgia for many of the greatest game consoles ever made. Inside you'll find detailed info on thousands of games, user ratings and reviews, original full-color manual scans, plus new and used games, consoles, and accessories, and much more! Whether you're looking for some nostalgia or you're just curious, you're sure to find everything you need!
 

Emulation Lair  The newest and greatest console emulators.
The Vault  Data, codes, reviews, and more for thousands of games.
The Manual Project  Thousands of full-color manuals. Add your own instantly!
Message Boards  Got a question or comment? Come on in.
FFA Links  Browse the free for all links or add your own.
 
 
 
May 8, 2016
Work is progressing on the PlayStation 2 Vault. Out of a total of 1841 US games, 1570 (85%) are available for download and 1022 (55%) have screen shots. Work will continue towards reaching 100%! There have also been a few emulator releases lately including Higan, ePSXe, and PCSX2, plus Dolphin 5.0 is coming soon.
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October 20, 2015
A rare face lift was completed for the site today, making the main menu slightly larger and supporting modern ad sizes. It's a subtle change, but screens have grown quite a bit over the years so it's good to keep up.

Also the Emulation Lair has been updated with some new emulator releases, along with a new Vimm's Lair installer using the common .msi format. It was made for Project 64 to remove the adware the author packages with it. If it's popular, the other emulators will be updated to use .msi too.
 
August 17, 2015
Work is going well on the PS2 Vault and recently reached the midway point, with all games A-L being processed. The rest will continue to trickle in alphabetically though requests are welcome on the Request Board. And finally, after 15 years the Vault Store has closed. It has been increasingly hard to find fresh stock and inventory has fallen so low it seemed right to call it quits. A big "Thank you" for the hundreds of people who have placed orders over the years, it really made a difference.
 
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