Vimm's Lair
Preserving the classics since 1997

Welcome to Vimm's Lair! This site is dedicated to console videogame nostalgia. Inside you'll find thousands of games, full-color manual scans, user ratings and reviews, and much more! Whether you're looking to relive an old classic or discover a forgotten gem, Vimm's Lair has everything you need to scratch your nostalgia itch.

Emulation Lair The newest and greatest console emulators.
The Vault Every game in the world for twenty-six classic systems.
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.
January 13, 2024
The PlayStation 3 Vault is now complete and holds every known PlayStation 3 disc in the world. For the file format fanatics out there, downloads in the GameCube Vault are now available in .rvz format.
November 20, 2023
The Atari has come to Vimm's Lair! Several new Vaults are now open including Atari 2600, 5200, 7800, and Lynx, complete with box art and screen shots. The Manual Project once had Atari manuals but most were lost years ago in a disk crash and have now been restored. Over in the Xbox Vault the .xiso refresh is complete, and the PlayStation 2 Vault has been updated with every complete fan translation. The PlayStation 3 Vault is nearly complete as well, now at 93% and climbing.

Vimm was recently a guest on the "Fun" & Games Podcast:
Episode 155: Preserving and Playing History
September 18, 2023
The Vault's online emulator has been switched to use While it has a few minor bugs, this emulator is more customizable and doesn't have ads. A new Sega 32X Vault and Game Gear Vault are also now open.