Introduction

A guide on how to place a game into the cartridge reader, also for troubleshooting non-loading games.

First obtain a cartridge. This is where games for the Game Boy are located.
  • First obtain a cartridge. This is where games for the Game Boy are located.

Add Comment

Place cartridge into cartridge reader slot on the back of the Game Boy system.
  • Place cartridge into cartridge reader slot on the back of the Game Boy system.

  • The game graphic should be facing towards you when you place the cartridge into the reader slot.

Add Comment

Push down until the game "locks" into place, and the top of the game is a small amount beneath the top of the system. Push down until the game "locks" into place, and the top of the game is a small amount beneath the top of the system.
  • Push down until the game "locks" into place, and the top of the game is a small amount beneath the top of the system.

Add Comment

If game does not load when the system is turned on, turn off system and remove cartridge.
  • If game does not load when the system is turned on, turn off system and remove cartridge.

  • Remove cartridge by placing thumb on the outside of the cartridge near the indentation and pushing up. Dislodging the cartridge from the cartridge reader.

Add Comment

Apply some air into the cartridge bottom and into the cartridge reader itself. Reinsert cartridge and try again.
  • Apply some air into the cartridge bottom and into the cartridge reader itself.

  • Reinsert cartridge and try again.

  • If problem still persists, an internal problem may be the culprit.

Add Comment

Conclusion

To play another game, remove cartridge and place new one in cartridge reader.

9 other people completed this guide.

Andrew Tramposch

Member since: 06/24/2010

1,466 Reputation

11 Guides authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team 3-2, Johann Summer 2010 Member of Cal Poly, Team 3-2, Johann Summer 2010

CPSU-JOHANN-R10S3G2

3 Members

11 Guides authored

One Comment

Step one: blow into the game

Bry W - Reply

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 18

Past 30 Days: 81

All Time: 11,871