Evercade VS / Evercade EXP Secrets, Easter Eggs, Hidden Games

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Evercade EXP

Button Combination Secret Games

  • Pressing the menu button 10 times on the main screen of the EXP unlocks Fairy Fire – Defender of the Fairies [Thanks to Lost Cosmonaut]
  • These need to be done with no cartridge inserted on the main cart screen (so it is telling you to insert a cart):
    • L1 + R1 + Up = NNNNNN (NES)
    • L2 + R2 + Select = Gotris (Sega Master System)
    • L1 + R1 + Down = Spacey McRacey (NES)

Secret Code Games (On the Settings Secret Menu)

  • GRIBBLYGROBBLY” = Gribbly’s Day Out (C64)
  • SEIJIWASHERE” = Kubo 1 & 2 (NES)
  • STONE” = Rogue 64 (Commodore 64)
  • BLOP” = The Lost Mines (Evercade Native) [Thanks to Crazy Burger]

Secret Codes

  • CIRCUIT” – Picture
  • DEADLOCK” – A picture / joke related to me
  • GUEST” – A special message from Ben

Other

  • X + Y + L1 + R1 (On Cartridge Screen) = Diagnostics / Test Screen
  • Keep scrolling down on the credits even when you only see black screen (be patient)…

Evercade VS

Secret Code Games

  • Type in “GRIBBLYGROBBLY” (upper or lower case in the secret menu VS) to get free C64 game Gribbly’s Day Out [Thanks to Peter Hussey]
  • SEIJIWASHERE“: Kubo 1 & 2 Unlocks – You will need to enter in the code every time you play the games. [Thanks to @Kill_Dash_Nine]
  • STONE” = Rogue 64 (Commodore 64)
  • BLOP” = The Lost Mines (Evercade Native) [Thanks to Crazy Burger]

Secret Codes

  • CIRCUIT” was revealed as a secret code, but was actually a mistake
    • UPDATE ! The code CIRCUIT does work now with the latest update and shows a picture [Thanks to Smurgen]
  • DEADLOCK“: get a picture related to me 😉
  • guest: Type “guest” in Secret Code section to get the special message from Ben. 😉 [Thanks to Gartak]

Cartridge Combinations

  • Atari Collection 1 + Atari Collection 2 = Dark Chambers (Atari 7800) [Thanks to Dan Nastic]
  • Atari Lynx Collection 1 + Atari Lynx Collection 2 = Raid on Tricity: Second Wave (Lynx) [Thanks to Dan Nastic]
  • Piko Interactive Collection 1 + Piko Interactive Collection 2 = Pyramids of Ra (Game Boy) [Thanks to Dan Nastic]
  • Gaelco Arcade 1 + Indie Heroes Collection 1 = Arkade Rush (NES) [Thanks to Dan Nastic]
  • Inserting two of the exact same cart gives a silly little message [Thanks to Erik Downie]
  • Piko Collection 1 and Piko Gaelco Arcade collection 1 = Both carts together in the Vs unlock Twin Brats (Arcade). [Thanks to Jaymogee77 and Jen Cassedy]
  • Intellivision Collection 1 + Intellivision Collection 2 = Zombie Madness (Intellivision)( Homebrew 2020) [Thanks to Hannibal Bateman and esmith13]
  • Gaelco 1 + Gaelco 2 = Bang! (Arcade gun / crosshair game) [Thanks to Dan Nastic, Andrés, Jen Cassedy, Hannibal Bateman, BiggerJ, George, Kaptain_Von, MichaelF, Tanukitsune]
  • The C64 Collection 1 + The C64 Collection 2 = Gyroscope (C64) [Thanks to Hannibal Bateman, Lastplace09]
  • Toaplan 1 + Toaplan 2 = Twin Hawk (Megadrive / Genesis) [Thanks to Lastplace 09]
  • Worms Collection + Team 17 Collection = Worms Director’s Cut [Thanks to Toxo’s Something Less Boring]

Button Combinations

  • On the main screen: L2+R2+Select = Gotris (Sega Master System) [Thanks to Dan Nastic]
    • On the EXP this needs to be done with no cartridge inserted and on the empty cartridge menu item.
  • On the main screen: L1+R1+Up = NNNNNN (NES) [Thanks to Crazy Burger]
    • On the EXP this needs to be done with no cartridge inserted and on the empty cartridge menu item.
  • On the main screen: L1+R1+Down = Spacey McRacey (NES) [Thanks to Crazy Burger]
    • On the EXP this needs to be done with no cartridge inserted and on the empty cartridge menu item.
  • On the main screen: Press the menu button 10 times = Fairy Fire – Defender of the Fairies [Thanks to Paige_zip, JT and MichaelF]
  • L2, L2, R2, R2, L1, L1, R1, R1 = Hummingz (shoot ’em up, 2018 – A Centipede clone by Stefan Preuss, playing natively on the VS) – [Thanks to Dan Nastic, George, Hannibal Bateman, Paige_zip, Mr.Fredge and Anthony P]
  • Diagnostics screen: X + Y + L1 + R1 [Thanks to Oleg – Mrakva – Frolov]
  • Choose Maniac Squares hold L1, L2, R1 and R2 at the same time. Unlocks Maniac Square Prototype on VS only [Thanks to Crazy Burger]

Other

  • Keep scrolling down on the credits even when you only see black screen (be patient). Also keep doing it after you saw some easter eggs already…[Thanks to ??? – was submitted as “anonymous”]
    • Apparently this also works on handheld firmware v2 also [Thanks to peteloaf]

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