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Game Genie BIOS (Game Boy)

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Title Screen

Game Genie

Developer: Codemasters
Publisher: Galoob
Platform: Unlicensed Game Boy
Released in US: 1992


DevMessageIcon.png This game has a hidden developer message.
CopyrightIcon.png This game has hidden developer credits.
TextIcon.png This game has unused text.


Your friendly neighborhood ROM-editing device, on Game Boy! Betcha didn't think there'd be a page for one of these, did you?

Hidden Developers Credits

Stored at the very beginning of the ROM:

Game Genie(TM) s/ware Vsn 1.17:8-Oct-1992 (C)1992 Codemasters Software Company Limited.
All rights reserved.Hardware:RDA @ LoftLogic, prototypes:RDA & CVJ, Software:RFW @ Big Red.
Code finding:Big Red & co., testing:PRG & DRC(The Loft Lads)

Secret Button Codes

As in the Game Gear version, entering certain commands at the code screen will display one of several hidden messages or enable some special effects.

Message 1

Gbgamegenie-cheat0.png

Enter Up, Down, Left, Right

CONGRATULATIONS!
YOU'VE FOUND THE
EASY SECRET!

NOW FIND THE
HARD ONES!

Message 2

Gbgamegenie-cheat1.png

Enter B, A, Left, Right, Select.

HELP! I'M A
PRISONER IN A
GAME GENIE
FACTORY!

Message 3 (Credits)

Gbgamegenie-cheat2.png

Enter Up, Up, A, B, A, Down, Down.

The message reads:

   GAME GENIE

BUILT BY:
RICHARD APLIN

PROGRAMMED BY:
R FRED W

MANAGED BY:
TED CARRON

Message 4

Gbgamegenie-cheat3.png

Enter Right, Up, Down, Up, Left, Up, Down, Up.

POEMS HAVE,

RHYMES,

SOMETIMES.

Message 5

Gbgamegenie-cheat4.png

Enter B, A, B, Right, Left, Down, Up.

THERE'S RAIN
OUTSIDE,

AND THAT IS
WHY A,

LAUNDRY DAY,

NEEDS A CLOTHES
DRIER.

Message 6

Gbgamegenie-cheat5.png

Enter A, A, A, A, B, B, B, Start.

WASHING, WASHING
ON THE LINE,

WHO'S THE FAIREST
OF THE FINE?

BLUEY WHITENESS!

Message 7

Gbgamegenie-cheat6.png

Enter Right, Left, Right, Left, Down, Down, Up, Up.

PROVOCATION IS
NOT A JOB FOR
AMATEURS.

Message 8

Gbgamegenie-cheat7.png

Enter Down, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Start.

BEWARE:



STRIPES!

Message 9

Gbgamegenie-cheat8.png

Enter A, B, A, B, B, A, A, Select.

'BREEZY':-

FRESH AIR FROM
THE ALPS!

COMES IN AN
EASY-TO-USE
AEROSOL CAN!

Easter 1

Gbgamegenie-cheat9.png

Enter A, Left, Left, A, B, Right, Right, B to toggle the large fonts upside-down flip.

How... useful...

Easter 2

Gbgamegenie-cheatA.png

Enter B, Down, Down, A, B, Up, Up, A to toggle the small fonts upside-down flip.


(Source: nensondubois,CaH4e3)

Secret Game Genie Codes

All codes are entered at the previously fully erased with the B button in Code 3, then you should press A on first space of Code 1 to activate/deactivate it.

Code 1

Enter "DEAD" to toggle vertical screen shake.

Code 2

Enter "ABACADABA" to toggle horizontal screen shake. Both codes may be combined.

Code 3

Gbgamegenie-ggcode3.png

Enter "F154" to turn the main selection cursor into the fish and back into the hand.

Code 4

Gbgamegenie-ggcode4.png

Enter "FACE" to turn the GG cursor into the face and back into the cross.

Code 5

Gbgamegenie-ggcode5.png

Enter "1984" to see the "Explode" easter egg screen.

THIS DEVICE WILL
EXPLODE IN 10
SECONDS!
(Counts down to 0)
...PFFFT...

RATS. FORGOT THE
DYNAMITE!

Code 6

Enter "BAC4" to invert the D-Pad buttons.

Code 7

Enter "1CE" to never release the D-Pad buttons mode.

Code 8

Gbgamegenie-ggcode7.png

Enter "414E5" to see the Horizontal screen wave effect.

Code 9

Gbgamegenie-ggcode8.png

Enter "6EE6" to see the Vertical screen wave effect.


(Source: RFredW)