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
Game Boy47
Game Boy Advance53
Game Boy Color11
Nintendo 6459
PlayStation 2207
Sega CD95
Super Nintendo243
Turbo Grafx 1633
Latest Additions
System Title  Contributor  Date
GenesisCrusader of Centy hairybro15/16/20
WiiOrder Up! Ahborsen5/7/20
WiiDonkey Kong Country Returns Ahborsen5/7/20
GBKirby's Dream Land 2 SillyRabbit5/3/20
PS2Final Fantasy 10 arTaylor4/27/20
PS1Final Fantasy 8 arTaylor4/26/20
GameCubePaper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Joey736n4/12/20
PS2Dark Cloud 2 mirrorgleam3/19/20
NESChampionship Pool Alucard2053/15/20
NESChampionship Bowling Alucard2053/15/20
NESChallenge of the Dragon Alucard2053/15/20
NESCastle of Deceit Alucard2053/15/20
NESCasino Kid II Alucard2053/15/20
NESCasino Kid Alucard2053/15/20
NESCaptain Planet and the Planeteers Alucard2053/15/20
NESCaptain America and the Avengers Alucard2053/15/20
NESCabal Alucard2053/15/20
GBAYu Yu Hakusho: Ghostfiles - Spirit Detective Cuddly Kitty2/22/20
GBATales of Phantasia Cuddly Kitty2/22/20
GBASuper Mario Advance 2: Super Mario World Cuddly Kitty2/22/20

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