Access Secret Ships:
Secret ships press tab+1 or tab+2 during the game.
Press F3, F6 and F7 during the game.
All Super Arcade Modes:
The Experimental PQZ ship: Type 'TECHNO' at the Tyrian 2000 main menu.
TX Silvercloud: Type 'UNKNOWN' at the Tyrian 2000 main menu.
Stormwind - The Elemental: Type 'STORMWIND' at the Tyrian 2000 main menu.
Ninja Star: Type 'STEALTH' at the Tyrian 2000 main menu.
Foodship Nine: Type 'WEIRD' at the Tyrian 2000 main menu.
Dragon: Type 'LIZARD' at the Tyrian 2000 main menu.
Captured U-fighter: Type 'ENEMY' at the Tyrian 2000 main menu.
Pretzel Pete Truck: Type 'PRETZEL' at the Tyrian 2000 main menu.
Nort-Ship Z: Type 'NORTSHIPZ' at the Tyrian 2000 main menu.
On the difficulty selection menu, press 'SHIFT' and 'G' together to open the
After entering the code for Impossible setting on the difficulty selection menu,
press 'SHIFT' and ']' to open Suicide setting.
Super Tyrian mode:
At the Tyrian 2000 main menu, type 'ENGAGE' for Super Tyrian mode Lord of the
For Super Tyrian mode on Suicide difficulty, hold the Scroll Lock key and
type 'ENGAGE' at the Tyrian 2000 main menu.
During a level, press 'BACKSPACE' and 'F10' to enter/exit debug mode.
During a level, press 'F2' + 'F3' + 'F6' together. If the message "Cheaters
always prosper" appears, you've entered the code correctly. You can lose all of
your armor, but you will not die until you deactivate the code (by pushing 'F2'
+ 'F3' + 'F6' together again).
Random Color Change:
During a level, press 'BACKSPACE' and '-' to randomly change the board's color
During a level, press 'BACKSPACE' and 'SCROLL LOCK' to randomly change the
From the Start-Programs menu, select "MS-DOS Prompt". A DOSshell window will
appear. Change to the Tyrian 2000 folder. Type "file0001 yesxmas" and press
the 'Y' key when prompted. Certain items, weapons, ships and sound effects will
be changed to reflect the holiday spirit.
Type 'DESTRUCT' at the Tyrian 2000 main menu to access the Destruct mini-game.
There are five modes to play:
5-Card War (5 units vs 5 units)
Traditional (one on one battle)
Heli Assault (4 helicopters vs 8 ground units)
Heli Defense (8 ground units vs 4 helicopters)
Outgunned (green troops outnumbered by opponent's units)
Press 'F1' for the list of controls.
Instantly end level:
During any level, press 'F2' + 'F6' + 'F7' to instantly warp off of the level.
Please note that this will not work with any Super Arcade ship nor will it work
in Super Tyrian mode.
During a game, press 'Backspace' and 'Number Lock' together. After doing this,
you will not see the word "Pause" on the screen when you pause the game (by
Wild Detail mode:
Run the Tyrian 2000 setup program. Highlight "Game Detail" and press the 'W'