A rather strange ‘easter egg’ has been found in a console game that is almost 30 years old. McDonald’s Treasure Land Adventure
Information about such mysteries in the game has been circulating in the forums for a few days. Then a player discovered the easter egg, which was reached with a password combination, and shared it with the internet world.
The release of such a feature years after the game released for the console has been surprising for retro game fans. The Easter egg itself was just as surprising, even terrifying. The mystery, which was previously sought after in forums, soon spread among the enthusiasts when it was posted on YouTube.
Here’s the weird easter egg of McDonald’s Treasure Land Adventure:
Games involving fast-food chains were quite common for a period. During these periods, issued in 1993 McDonald’s Treasure Land Adventure was also included in this category. It’s been years since players forgot about this game, but an easter egg featured in the game was first discovered on April 29th.
Using a certain order on the screen where the password is entered with the symbol sequences, triggers this easter egg. If you enter the balloons, red stone, McDonald’s logo and clown symbols respectively, the interface starts to get interesting. The window where you enter the password goes from shape to shape, accompanied by spooky music.. One of these shapes is the Sega logo. The shapeshifting process, which continues for a while, ends with the closing of the game.