Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri

Strategy Guide/Walkthrough/FAQ


  • 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).

  • Cheat Codes

    While playing the 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 mapY
    Kill opponent [Shift] + [F6]
    Switch sides and reset view [Shift] + [F3]
    View FMV sequences[Shift] + [F8]
    View replay [Shift] + [F7]

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