Xenon 2 (PC)
For further help, there is a cheat - when selecting graphics mode, hit F7 instead of ENTER to verify your choice. When Xenon 2 starts, press I to gain infinite lives. What And Where To Buy ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ LEVEL 1, SHOP 1: Buy Health, Super Nashwan LEVEL 1, SHOP 2: Sell Rear Shot, Buy Double Shot and Side Shot LEVEL 2, SHOP 1: Buy Side Shot LEVEL 2, SHOP 2: Sell Side Shot LEVEL 3, SHOP 1: Buy Health and Rear Shot. LEVEL 3, SHOP 2: Sell Rear Shot, Buy Side Shot, Laser, and Power Up LEVEL 4, SHOP 1: Sell Rear Shot, Sell Side Shot Try to stick with your best weapon, and end up with 2 Cannons, 2 Lasers, and either Side Shot or Rear Shot. Always spend your money in the shops as you cannot take leftover cash. Halfway and End Monsters ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SNAIL: Shoot at eye, avoid mines ALIEN: Shoot eyes at either side at top. Scroll back and shoot centre eye SPIDER: Destroy as much web as possible. Fly down to face spyder and fire continuously. CRAYFISH: Travels in figure eight. Stay below and fire in it's face. SNAKE: Attacks from left of screen. DRAGON: Shoot the side heads first, then tail, then main head. HEAD: Shoot both eyes, avoiding laser fire and extending tongue. Shoot at head when tongue goes in. TANK: Use missiles GRAND SPACESHIP: Shoot all cannons until totally destroyed. ITEM COST COMMENTS ~~~~ ~~~~ ~~~~~~~~ Advice 200 Only useful after Level 1 Speedup 500 Essential to survival Half Health 500 Restores half your energy Autofire 500 Needed if joystick has none Nashwan 600 10 Seconds of sheer heaven Full Health 1000 Restores full energy Rear Shot 1000 Very effective on later levels Small Mine 1000 Useless Side Shot 1000 Cannot be used with Rear Shot Electroball 1200 Too sensitive to control Power-Up 2000 Double bullet size Large Mine 3000 Useless Double Shot 3000 Recommended on later levels Cannon 4000 Effective when using two Dive 4000 Waste of Money, but fun Missles 4000 Weak to start with Laser 4000 Awesome when using two or more Drone 4500 Two slow Flamer 5000 Extremely limited range Bomb 5500 Limited range but powerful Extra Life 6000 You'll need lots of these! Homers 6000 Four slow but powerful missiles Protection 6000 Doesn't do much Bitmap Shades 6000 Darkens Screen - useless For cheats in this game, use the DOS utility DEBUG. First backup your game to be edited, then type the following from the DOS prompt: ren xenon2.exe cheater.cht debug cheater.cht For invulnerability, type: e 456b 90 90 90 90 eb For infinite lives, type: e 4829 90 90 90 90 Then type: w q Then rename CHEATER.CHT back to its previous name. Also, to get everything in the shop (except for advice) for free, hexedit the file XENON2.EXE file, and: Search for F4 01 F4 01 F4 01 58 02 E8 03 change to 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 -- until you reach the line "There isn't enough room....."