Introduction

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

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

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Image 1/1: The game graphic should be facing towards you when you place the cartridge into the reader slot.
  • 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.

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

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Image 1/1: Remove cartridge by placing thumb on the outside of the cartridge near the indentation and pushing up. Dislodging the cartridge from the cartridge reader.
  • 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.

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Image 1/2: Reinsert cartridge and try again. Image 2/2: If problem still persists, an internal problem may be the culprit.
  • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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Step one: blow into the game

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