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Heavy Unit: Mega Drive Special

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Title Screen

Heavy Unit: Mega Drive Special

Developers: Kaneko, Funari
Publisher: Toho
Platform: Genesis
Released in JP: December 26, 1990


CopyrightIcon.png This game has hidden developer credits.
DebugIcon.png This game has debugging material.
LevelSelectIcon.png This game has a hidden level select.


Heavy Unit: Mega Drive Special is an enhanced port of the arcade shoot 'em up Heavy Unit.

Test Screens

At the title screen, hold A + B + C and press Start to open these test screens:

Heavy Unit Mega Drive Special TEST 1.png Heavy Unit Mega Drive Special TEST 2.png Heavy Unit Mega Drive Special TEST 3.png

Instructions

CHARCTOR TEST

  • Hold A and move the d-pad up or down to change BCG-FILE/OBJ-FILE
  • Hold B and move the d-pad up or down to change COLOR-FILE
  • Hold C and move the d-pad up or down to change PALETTE-NO
  • Press Start to advance to next screen

OBJECT TEST

  • Hold A and move the d-pad up or down to cycle through objects
  • Hold C and move the d-pad up or down to change COLOR-FILE
  • Press Start to exit
(Source: Original TCRF research)

Special Passwords

TOMOYO

99 credits. Sets memory address FFFC1E:6300

OHNUKI

Invincible! Enemies are destroyed on contact, and you can also move through walls and objects. Sets memory address FFFC1C:0100

SOSITE

Adds a stage select to the options menu.

LOCATE

This displays a stage progress counter in the upper-right corner of the screen. Sets memory address FF0026:0001

INVERT

Heavy Unit Mega Drive Special INVERT.png

Inverts the colors. Sets memory address FF0022:0001

RECORD

Record your gameplay.

REPLAY

Replays the recorded game.

OGOSHI

DEMO-REC mode (assumed to record gameplay for use in an opening demo)

COLORA

Changes the colors. This password is the default setting (i.e., it has no effect, unless you entered one of the other color passwords below and want to return to the original)

COLORB

Heavy Unit Mega Drive Special COLORB.png

COLORC

COLORD

COLORE

COLORF

(Source: Original TCRF research)

Hidden Credits Text

Heavy Unit Mega Drive Special LUNA SUKIKAGE.png

In options, highlight PASS WORD and press B 100 times to display the string LUNA SUKIKAGE.


(Source: Original TCRF research)