Everyone knows that if you didn't have a notebook or dirty piece of paper with all of your handwritten or printed cheat codes and finishing moves on it back in the day, then you were not a real gamer.
It was cool to finish a tough game without a little help from the developers, but finding and trying codes for big heads, unlimited ammo, and other cheats made games more fun and kept you playing them over and over again. Some of the cheats actually did help you get ahead, others were just pure entertainment value. Either way, cheat codes made a game interesting.
But how many of those name codes and button combinations are locked into the muscle memory of your fingers forever and how many have been lost to the mists of time? Here’s your opportunity to find out. In this quiz you’ll be given a variety of questions with one thing in common: cheat codes. Whether it’s identifying what a string of seemingly incomprehensible moves can unlock or knowing the name code that reveals a new quest, you’ll need to know your cheat codes inside and out to ace this quiz.
Ready for it, whiz kid?