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 Boy44
Game Boy Advance32
Game Boy Color10
Nintendo 6457
PlayStation 2191
Sega CD95
Super Nintendo241
Turbo Grafx 1633
Latest Additions
System Title  Contributor  Date
PS1Final Fantasy Anthology Metotaku2/16/19
NESArkista's Ring SteleCat2/1/19
GameCubeAnimal Crossing Markothy1/28/19
PS2Ratchet & Clank CanisLupus11/1/18
PS1Final Fantasy 9 Uila10/3/18
PS1Final Fantasy 9 Uila10/1/18
PS1Spongebob Squarepants - Supersponge divinebovine9/27/18
SNESMaui Mallard in Cold Shadow divinebovine9/9/18
GameCubeStar Fox: Assault divinebovine9/8/18
GameCubeDonkey Konga NotABot8/27/18
GameCubeDonkey Kong Jungle Beat NotABot8/27/18
GameCubeDance Dance Revolution: Mario Mix NotABot8/22/18
SNESTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters Elnauron8/22/18
SNESThunder Spirits Elnauron8/22/18
SNESRocketeer, The Elnauron8/22/18
SNESJurassic Park Elnauron8/22/18
SNESBram Stoker's Dracula Elnauron8/22/18
GameCubeCars NotABot8/22/18
GameCubeAvatar: The Last Airbender NotABot8/21/18
GameCubeATV Quad Power Racing 2 NotABot8/21/18

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