How many games do you know of with Debug Options.

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  1. Nimbus
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    Probably being lazy.
    Whether cheats, hacks, etc are required to access them or not, just list all of the ones you know

    I know of a few, most of which are given


    Sonic 1 (Genesis, PC, etc)
    Sonic 2 (Genesis, PC, etc)
    Sonic 2 Beta (Unreleased)
    Sonic 2&K (Genesis, PC, etc)
    Sonic 3 (Genesis, PC, etc)
    Sonic & Knuckles (Genesis, PC, etc)
    Sonic 3&K (Genesis, PC, etc)
    Sonic CD (PC, etc) - I wish I could find my copy of this game again. I loved it so much.

    Super Mario All Stars (SNES)-I only know about this one because I have a physical copy. Only early (Like the very first versions) have this accidentally enabled by default. I happen to have accidentally bought one way back from a Game Shop. Didn't know that is was one of the debug-enabled copies. It looks the same as the non-debug-enabled copies too.

    Oh, and no, it's not up for grabs.

    Super Mario RPG
    Super Mario Bros 3 (NES)
     
  2. Crimsonclaw111

    Crimsonclaw111 GBAtemp Fan

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    Goldeneye for the N64 has tons of button inputs that Rare created for testers and never took out.
    Do you mean in game debug modes or AR/Gameshark codes?
     
  3. Nimbus
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    Probably being lazy.
    I mean Debug modes/options period, that means any AR Required ones, any built in ones, any that need alteration to the Rom in order to work, basically any game that has a debug mode/option no matter what is needed to access it.

    Come to think of it, I've always been curious to see if SMW has a debug mode too.
     
  4. Gnargle

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    I know the debug codes for Sonic 1, 2 and 3 & Knuckles. As I recall, S&K by itself didn't have one and I never got to the level select on just Sonic 3 - that code was pretty much impossible to do.
     
  5. thaddius

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    Would Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire's 'Wompa_Stompa' code be considered a debug code? It would let you do tons of crazy crap, sometimes freezing the game.
     
  6. clonesniper666

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    The Great Underworld Warzone
    Final Fantasy VII ( through a code I believe)
    Super Smash Bros. Melee


    That's all I can think of at the moment, but a lot of older games have it I am pretty sure.
     
  7. jargus

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    Inspector Gadget for SNES. I remember there was a code to input on the title screen
     
  8. TwinRetro

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    FFVIII had it also.
     
  9. Rydian

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    S&K by itself did have one, you put it in the same way as the S3 one (but on the plungers in mushroom hill), and it'd show the same level select menu (though the S3 levels couldn't be accessed of course).

    Parodius for the SNES has one.
     
  10. ChaosBoi

    ChaosBoi Ushiromiya Battler

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    Let's see...

    Star Ocean 1 (Remake, not sure about the original) & 2
    Golden Sun 1 & 2
    Tales of Phantasia
    Super Mario 64
    Zelda OoT and MM (They have beta maps, though I don't know if those would be considered as debug rooms/maps)

    All of these can only be accessed by a cheat device. There are many more games that I've came across which also has debug features, but I don't remember all of them.
     
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    SNES, PSX, GBA?
     
  12. helpme

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    mother 3 gba debug room
     
  13. Matthew

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    New SUper Mario Bros also has some maps never put into the game
     
  14. Jotokun

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    Technically not a debug menu or anything, but definitly helpful for debugging, on both the n64 Zelda games, if it crashes and you see a yellow line in the upper left corner, you can enter a code using the controller and get a screen full of stuff that would help a programmer find out why it crahsed.

    (I'd put this in tags so you dont have to click but I cant get it to work...)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOAi5wQMZ-4
     
  15. jalaneme

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    zelda wind waker has a hidden map that you can only acess with a action replay code.
    super mario sunshine had a hidden room i belive too.

    final fantasy 7 debug room

    final fantasy 8 debug room

    final fantasy X-2 debug room


    super smash bros melee debug menu

    super mario sunshine test level

    super mario world debug mode


    i am sure there are other stuff to find from youtube.

    zelda windwaker test room

    zelda OOT Arwing in Korkiri Forest

    zelda OOT debug rooms