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Great place to find game guides, finding almost all you could want to know about game content, find cheat codes, for development utility and also for making proper protections against the codes.

Thousands of maps/screenshots of your favourite video games.

It is a site dedicated to unearthing and researching unused and cut content from video games. From debug menus, to unused music, graphics, enemies, or levels, many games have content never meant to be seen by anybody but the developers — or even meant for everybody, but cut due to time/budget constraints.

Cumulative Probability Calculatorlink

When working with achievements with an RNG factor you will often want to know the probability of success for players given a number of attempts. (see unwelcome concepts, achievements with low odds). Use it to calculate P(X>=1), assuming the player needs to succeed only once across several attempts, to estimate how many attempts an might require for less lucky players.

Simple utility to calculate frames out of time given and the other way around.


The biggest repository of patches to hack ROMs.

Explains what hashes are. If you don't know what they are you should probably read this.

Drag and drop checksum checker utility. You can also get the checksum from the rom you have loaded from the retroachievements menu in the emulators.

An online ROM patcher utility.


Excellent for viewing raw achievements


Provides many Pro Action, Game Genie, and Game Shark codes which can be converted to RAW addresses on the site.


Last 10 changes on this page:

  • [2019-12-29 12:34] meleu: add
  • [2019-01-29 14:15] Kvon: added the Cumulative Probability Calculator link
  • [2019-01-07 12:14] meleu: added
  • [2018-12-06 20:20] televandalist: Added - I use the site a lot and always recommend it to people looking for addresses. - tele
  • [2018-10-11 00:21] CoolCanuck: ->
  • [2018-05-03 11:53] meleu: better format, making the URLs appear on the ToC after mkdocs conversion
  • [2018-04-28 22:31] meleu: Updated Useful Links (markdown)
  • [2018-04-28 19:03] magusLOGS: added
  • [2018-04-28 13:48] meleu: Created Useful Links (markdown)