Contra was another game I used to play at the highly dubious Game House. If you are going to play it you pretty much need the cheat code. Here it is: up up down down left right left right B A. This will give you 30 lives.
This game came out shortly after the details of the Iran-Contra affair were released. The funniest thing to me is the Republicans paid the Iranian government $40 million to keep the hostages until after the November elections. This is the affair that got Reagan the name "the Teflon coated president."
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