The Manual Project

Started in 1999, the goal of The Manual Project is to scan as many US video game manuals as possible. Once scanned they are posted here so that everyone may read them. To date over 400 NES and SNES manuals have been scanned and posted, and the project is now expanded to include works from other sites. All manuals can be viewed online using your web browser, and downloadable manuals are available in both .vlm and .pdf format.

System Manuals
Atari 2600205
Atari 520067
Atari 780060
Nintendo DS30
Game Boy51
Game Boy Advance67
Game Boy Color22
Nintendo 6465
PlayStation 2218
PlayStation 35
PlayStation Portable5
Sega CD95
Super Nintendo245
Turbo Grafx 1633
Latest Additions
System Title  Contributor  Date
N64Waialae Country Club: True Golf Classics Aenaida6/5/22
N64Paper Mario Aenaida6/5/22
N64Mario Tennis Aenaida6/5/22
N64Mario Party 2 Aenaida6/5/22
N64Mario Kart 64 Aenaida6/5/22
WiiSpectrobes: Origins gravewhaleyard6/4/22
WiiSea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure gravewhaleyard6/4/22
WiiEndless Ocean: Blue World gravewhaleyard6/4/22
PSPDreamWorks Shrek the Third Draven D6/2/22
PS1Pocket MuuMuu KingS1zzle5/24/22
GBAYu-Gi-Oh! The Eternal Duelist Soul Aenaida5/23/22
GBAPokemon: LeafGreen Version Aenaida5/23/22
GBABionicle Aenaida5/23/22
GBCZebco Fishing! Aenaida5/23/22
GBCTiger Woods PGA Tour 2000 Aenaida5/23/22
GBCRobot Wars: Metal Mayhem Aenaida5/23/22
GBCPokemon Pinball Aenaida5/23/22
WiiSonic & Sega All-Stars Racing breakcrieslive5/17/22
PSPGradius Collection Draven D4/14/22
PSPWorld Championship Poker featuring Howard Lederer: All In Draven D4/14/22

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