Cheat mode is enabled through the "Configure" option from the main
menu. Select the "Enter Player Name" option from the configure menu.
Enter COFFEE_N_PICKLE as a name (note the two spaces). Select the
"Enter Player Name" option again. The phrase "CHEAT NOW" will appear
at the bottom of the name entry screen to confirm correct code
entry. The game will now accept one of the following names to
activate various cheats. More than one code can be active at one
Enable the "Cheat mode" code. Enter DANIEL_DEFOE (note the single
space) as a player name. A ship with full armaments and
capabilities will be available. Note that the ship does not have
wing pods and does not resemble a true Megaship. However, unlike a
true Megaship the enhanced ship will be permanent.
Display hidden bonuses:
Enable the "Cheat mode" code. Enter SHOW_ME (note the single space)
as a player name. Hidden bonuses in the game will be displayed.
Enable the "Cheat mode" code. Enter ROGER_THE_CAT (note the two
spaces) as a player name. Any mission within a pyramid may be
selected for game play. Press LS when a mission is highlighted to
mark it as completed.
Enable the "Cheat mode" code. Enter WAG as a player name. A new
option labeled "SELECT LEVEL" will appear on the main menu below
"NEW GAME". This will allow selection of a specific pyramid for
When down to a one or two lives, press X while in the statistics
screen to return to the Main Menu. Leave the game in the Main
Menu and allow the credits and high scores to be displayed. Let
the demo mode start and cycle several times. Note, this may take
15-30 minutes. Save the game and start a mission. The game will
continue with a few more lives. Use this procedure with caution,
as your ship's engine, shields, control, and laser strength may
be changed after the additional lives are added.
An extra life is also awarded when your point total reaches
250,000, 500,000, 750,000, or 1,000,000.
Hint saving the game:
To save a game after completing a level, press X when the mission
selection screen is displayed. The Options screen will appear,
allowing the game to be saved.