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Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum

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Title Screen

Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum

Developer: Beam Software
Publisher: Data East
Platform: NES
Released in US: February 1990


DevMessageIcon.png This game has a hidden developer message.
DevTextIcon.png This game has hidden development-related text.
MusicIcon.png This game has unused music.
TextIcon.png This game has unused text.
LevelSelectIcon.png This game has a hidden level select.


Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum features trampolines, running bombs, moving block puzzles, and a generous suicide button feature. The game's title during development was Forbidden Planet.

Level Select

Level '00'

To access the level select, press Up + Left + B + Select.

Copyright Screen

Nintendo owns this Copyright Screen

The Game Genie codes XOOOSKNO + VEOOUKLZ will replace the normal copyright screen with this rather plain placeholder screen.

(Source: CaH4e3)

Hidden Text

There is a hidden version string inside the ROM at 0x7FC5:

Wed Sep 13 16:15:54 1989

Secret Message

Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum-secretmessage.gif

To see this message, you have to push at least 20 movable blocks into the elevator shaft. You can do this on any floor, and continue to do so even if you lose a life. The following message will appear after you push the last block into the shaft:

JAMIE AND GRAEME, OVERLORDS
   OF THE ALIEN ASYLUM...
HAVE BEEN AMUSED BY YOUR
EXPLOITS, AND DECIDED TO...
GIVE YOU A SMALL REWARD
AND SOME EXTRA EQUIPMENT...
      GOOD LUCK AND
MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!

You'll be rewarded with 10000 points, 10 bombs, 10 keys and 10 detonators.

Jamie is Jamie Rivett, and Graeme is Graeme Scott. Both were programmers at Beam Software at the time.

(Source: CaH4e3)

Unused Music

Introduction

The introduction scene music gets cut off at eight seconds.