Code Buster

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Code Buster
Code Buster.png
WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!
CodeBuster WarioWareGold.png
WarioWare Gold
Appears in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!
WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$!
WarioWare Gold
Type IQ (Mega Microgame$!)
Dribble & Spitz (Gold)
Command Input! (Mega Microgame$!)
Open! (Gold, level 1)
Defeat! (Gold, level 2)
Go forth! (Gold, level 3)
Info "Follow the instructions and press the buttons as indicated, earthling!" (Mega Microgame$!)
"If you wanna keep the adventure goin', do exactly what the commands tell you to do. One mistake and you're done!" (Gold)
Controls +Control Pad A Button – Enter (Mega Microgame$!)
+Control Pad A Button – Enter (Gold)
Points to clear 25 (Mega Microgame$!)
15 (Gold)

Code Buster is a microgame found in the IQ folder in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!. It later appears in WarioWare Gold as part of Dribble and Spitz's set.

Gameplay[edit]

The objective of the game is to follow the instructions on the screen and press the buttons to enter the commands.

In WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!:

  • 1st level difficulty: The codes require the player to press a button while holding another:
    • "While holding A Button, press +Control Pad right!"
    • "While holding A Button, press +Control Pad left!"
    • "While holding +Control Pad up, press A Button!"
    • "While holding +Control Pad down, press A Button!"
  • 2nd level difficulty: The codes vary in pattern:
    • "After pressing A Button 5 times, press +Control Pad left!"
    • "Press A Button 3 times, then +Control Pad left twice!"
    • "Press up, down, left and right in the proper order!"
  • 3rd level difficulty: The codes require more presses than the previous level:
    • "After pressing +Control Pad right 8 times, press A Button!"
    • "Press A Button 2 times, press +Control Pad left, press +Control Pad right 3 times!"
    • "Press +Control Pad up, +Control Pad up, +Control Pad down, +Control Pad down, +Control Pad left, +Control Pad right, +Control Pad left, +Control Pad right!"

In WarioWare Gold, the game has the player reading the code out of a spell book. The context varies with each stage.

  • 1st level difficulty: The goal is to unlock a door. The codes require the player to press a button while holding another:
    • "While holding +Control Pad left, press A Button!"
    • "While holding +Control Pad right, press A Button!"
    • "While holding +Control Pad up, press A Button!"
    • "While holding +Control Pad down, press A Button!"
    • "While holding A Button, press +Control Pad left!"
    • "While holding A Button, press +Control Pad right!"
    • "While holding A Button, press +Control Pad down!"
  • 2nd level difficulty: The goal is to defeat a dragon. The codes require more presses than the first level:
    • "Press +Control Pad left, +Control Pad right, +Control Pad up, +Control Pad down!"
    • "Press +Control Pad left, +Control Pad up, +Control Pad right, +Control Pad down!"
    • "Press +Control Pad up, +Control Pad left, +Control Pad down, +Control Pad right!"
    • "After pressing A Button 5 times, press +Control Pad left!"
    • "After pressing A Button 5 times, press +Control Pad right!"
    • "Press A Button 3 times; press +Control Pad right 2 times!"
  • 3rd level difficulty: The goal is to destroy a gate. The codes require more presses than the second level:
    • "Press A Button 2 times; press +Control Pad left 3 times; press A Button!"
    • "Press +Control Pad up 3 times; press A Button 2 times; press +Control Pad down 3 times!"
    • "Press +Control Pad right 3 times; press +Control Pad left 2 times; press A Button 3 times!"
    • "After pressing A Button 7 times, press +Control Pad right!"
    • "After pressing +Control Pad right 7 times, press A Button!"
    • "Press +Control Pad up, +Control Pad up, +Control Pad down, +Control Pad down, +Control Pad left, +Control Pad right, +Control Pad left, +Control Pad right!"
    • "Press +Control Pad up, +Control Pad down, +Control Pad up, +Control Pad down, +Control Pad left, +Control Pad left, +Control Pad right, +Control Pad right!"

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese コマンドにゅうりょく
Komando Nyūryoku
Enter command
Spanish (NOA) Al pie de la letra To the letter
French Language codé Coded Language
Italian Leggi attentamente Read carefully
Chinese 输入指令
Shūrù zhǐlìng
Enter the command

Trivia[edit]

  • On level 3, one of the codes is a reference to the Konami Code.
  • This is the only microgame in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! where B Button is used, though it is used in a way that makes the player fail the microgame.