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Game Boy Camera Wiki

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Introduction[edit | edit source]

The Game Boy Camera (GBC) or Pocket Camera as released in Japan is an accessory for the Nintendo Game Boy handheld console. This wiki is dedicated to its history, technical details, and preservation of documentation. This wiki also includes and useful guides and tips on using the device. This wiki is an initiative by the Game Boy Camera Club discord.

Game Boy Camera[edit | edit source]

Released on February 21, 1998 in Japan as the Pocket Camera and was available in four colors: Red, Green, Yellow, and Atomic Purple. North American release was on June 1, 1998 and European release on June 4, 1998. The international release omitted Atomic Purple and was available in Red, Green, Yellow, and Blue. A Legend of Zelda limited edition (2,000 units) Gold Game Boy Camera was available via Nintendo Power supplies catalog telephone order in the US.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Using the Game Boy Camera[edit | edit source]

Tips and tricks
Exporting images from the Game Boy Camera
Tools to extract photos from a cartridge save data file (.sav)

Documentation[edit | edit source]

Manual (GBD-AUS - English)
Funtography Guide (NA - English)

Upgrades and modifications[edit | edit source]

Hardware Mods[edit | edit source]

Lens Mounts
Flashable Replacement PCB
3D Printing a Replacement Camera Cartridge Shell
Camera Sticker Templates
Useful 3D prints

Custom ROM / ROM Hacks[edit | edit source]

2bit PXLR Studio- Complete replacement software for the Game Boy Camera. Gives access to adjust all available attributes of the camera sensor. The newest builds are currently available at a separate work in progress repo.
Tool to inject your own frames in the original ROM
How to replace the B Album photos in the original ROM

Technical Details[edit | edit source]

Structure of the Game Boy Camera Save Data
Factory Sensor Calibration Screen

Game Boy Printer[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Documentation[edit | edit source]

Technical Details[edit | edit source]

List of Games with Game Boy Printer Support

Links[edit | edit source]

In the Media[edit | edit source]

Community[edit | edit source]

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