Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri Cheats & Codes

Cheat Codes

While playing a game, press [Ctrl] + K to enter the map editor. Then, enter one of the following codes to activate the corresponding cheat function:
RESULT		CHEAT CODE 

Change year 		[Shift] + [F5]
Create unit 			[Shift] + [F1]
Discovery technology		[Shift] + [F2]
Edit energy credits 		[Shift] + [F4]
Edit Faction diplomacy 		[Shift] + [F9]
Full map			Y
Kill opponent 		[Shift] + [F6]
Switch sides and reset view 	[Shift] + [F3]
View FMV sequences		[Shift] + [F8]
View replay 			[Shift] + [F7]

Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri Hints, Tips, Tricks, Secrets, & Glitches

Panama Canal Recreation

Sick of sending units half way around a continent just to get to a base only two squares away? Build a base that connects the two bodies of water to shorten the time it takes.

View Unexplored Locations

Hold the Left Mouse Button when getting ready to move a unit. Move the unit over the map grid. As it passes over each grid square, coordinates and distance will be displayed, along with text associated with landmarks and cities, even if the square is unexplored (blacked out).