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Blackthorne (SNES)

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Title Screen

Blackthorne

Also known as: Blackthorne: Fukushuu no Kuroki Toge (JP), Blackhawk (EU)
Developer: Blizzard Entertainment
Publishers: Kemco (JP), Interplay (US), Virgin Interactive (EU)
Platform: SNES
Released in JP: August 11, 1995
Released in US: September 1994
Released in EU: February 23, 1995


DebugIcon.png This game has debugging material.


Debugging Functions

Interestingly, the Japanese version of the game has multiple debugging functions enabled by default. Just press the corresponding button/button combination during gameplay to access them.

Debug Display

Blackthorne SNES Debug Display.png

Press X on controller 2. From left to right, the displays show Kyle's X position, Kyle's Y position, the ID of the current level, and an unknown value.

Free-Movement Mode

Blackthorne SNES Free Movement Mode.png

Press X+Y+L+R on controller 1. Move Kyle around with the D-Pad, and press B to place him.

Power Up Gun

Press Y on controller 2. Repeat up to three times to fully power it up.

Speed Up Movement

Hold B on controller 2. This speeds up the movement of not only Kyle, but also all other characters.

Soft Reset

Press A+B+L+R on controller 1.


(Source: super-famicom.jp)
Elementary, my dear Cactus.
This needs some investigation.
Discuss ideas and findings on the talk page.
Specifically:
  • Figure out the content of the rightmost display.
  • See if there's a way to enable these in the US and EU versions.