Command Line Options:
If debug mode isn't enough, here's a few more command-line options.
POWERBALL Debug mode (see above)
TICS Display TIC INFO in score area
MUSIC Enable music test mode. Press Backspace followed
by any arrow key to change music.
RADAR Displays radar.
To access debug mode, start the game with the command "bstone
powerball". When the Jam logo appears, press and hold Left Shift,
then press and hold Right Shift. If you did this right, a sound
To use debug mode, enter any of the commands below while playing:
BACKSPACE, B -- Border color
BACKSPACE, C -- Statistics
BACKSPACE, D -- Invisibility
BACKSPACE, E -- Jumps ahead to end of next level
BACKSPACE, F -- Displays x and y coordinates and angle
BACKSPACE, G -- God mode on/off (when ON you cannot be hurt)
BACKSPACE, H -- Hurt yourself (minus 1% health)
BACKSPACE, I -- Free items
BACKSPACE, M -- Displays memory usage
BACKSPACE, O -- Show hidden walls on auto mapper
BACKSPACE, P -- Pause screen
BACKSPACE, Q -- Quit to DOS
BACKSPACE, S -- Slow motion on/off
BACKSPACE, T -- Displays walls, sprites, and sound waveforms
BACKSPACE, U -- Unlock all floor
BACKSPACE, V -- Add extra VBLs (huh?)
BACKSPACE, W -- Warp to any level
Full Life, Ammo and More:
Please note: This only works on full version.
While playing, type "JAM" then hit ENTER. You will gain full life,
ammo, access cards, and all guns but your score will drop to 0.
Here are some more codes to help you out. <6>+<7> - Collect all
bonus items (gold, ammo, health, etc...) <7>+<8> - Kill all actors.
<6>+<8> - Collect all bonus items AND kill all actors.