Balloon Fight





This is the manual to the NES game.....

Balloon Fight (from Nintendo)
Model Number: ?

[NAMES OF CONTROLLER PARTS AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS]__________________

Controller 1 - For playing alone.
Controller 2 - For second player in 2 player games.

A Button
He Flaps His Arms Once (To Fly)

B Button
He Flaps His Arms Continouously.

Move Ballonist (Up, Down, Left, Right Arrow Buttons)

* Select and Start Buttons Are Not Used on Controller 2.

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SELECT and START buttons are functional on Controller 1 ONLY.

SELECT button
Press this button during the demonstration sequence to recall the game menu.
Press this button again to move the balloon to the game you wish to select:
A 1-Player game
B 2-Player Game
C Balloon Trip (1 Player)
The Select button will not work once the game has begun.

START button
Press this button during the demonstration sequence to recall the game menu.
Press this button again to begin.
Pause:
If you wish to interrupt play in the middle of a game, press the Start button.
The pause tone will sound and the game will stop. Press the Start button
again when you wish to continue playing. The game will continue where you
left off.
* The Top Round score will reset to 10,000 (game A and B) or 25,000 (game C)
if the reset button (on the control deck) is pressed or the power is turned
off.
* Use Controller 1 for 1 PLayer games vs. computer.
* Use Controllers 1 and 2 for 2 Player games.

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[HOW TO PLAY]____________________________________________________

Using balloons to float into the air and fly around, the player(s) try to pop
the enemy's balloons.

The Characters (Pictures go with the names.)
Lightning, Giant Bubble, Propeller, Player 1, Player 2, Enemy, and Fish.

Play
Game A (1 Player Game)

* The enemy on the ground blows up a balloon, takes off and flies around the
sky.
* Use the Control Pad and buttons A and B to control the player and make him
bump into the enemy.

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* If the player manages to hit the enemy from aboce, the enemy's balloon will
pop and he'll come floating down with his parachute. If you manage to hit
the enemy again on his way down, he'll drop into the water and disappear.
* If the parachuting enemy is allowed to reach land, he'll blow up another
balloon and take off again into the sky. If he does, he will be even
stronger than before. Attack him again when he is on land and try to boot
him into the water.
* If the enemy hits the player's balloons, one of them will pop and it will be
harder to fly. If both balloons pop, the player will fall into the water.
In this case, you lose the player.
* When the enemy sinks, a bubble will float up from the water. If you can pop
this, you get extra points.
* If you fly too close to the water, a fish might stick out his head and eat
you up. Watch out!
* If the game goes on for too long, there is a thunder and lightning storm.
To avoid getting hit by lightning, pop all the enemy's balloons as quick as
possible.

* After three rounds of the game, you get a bonus round. Try and pop as many
of the balloons as quickly as possible.
* If one of the player's balloons has popped, it'll reappear in the bouns
round.
* In the bouns round, even if both balloons burst and the player falls, you
don't lose a man; the player bounds back up into the sky again.
(for 2 players)

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* As the rounds continue, the propeller will eventually appear. Be careful!
If you touch it, it'll send you flying.
* If a player flies off the left side of the screen, he reappears on the right
side, and vice-versa.

Game B (2 Player Game)

* The basic idea is the same as in Game A.
Team play: Here, the 2 players cooperate with each other. One player tries to
burst the enemy's balloon while the other player tries to rip the
enemy's parachute and together they send the enemy down. If both
players cooperate successfully, the game will end quickly and
you'll get a very high score.
Competetition: The players get in each other's way, sabotage each other, and
do whatever they can to send the other player down. Try to
burst the other player's balloons and block his flight so that
he is forced down. You can also use the spinning propeller to
get the other player.

Game C (Balloon Trip)


* The scene drits slowly left to right.
* Taking care not to get hit by lightning, the player tries to pop as many
balloons as possible.
* During the game, your ranking position out of 50 people is displayed at the
top right corner of the screen.

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Hints

Games A and B

1. Kick the enemy when he's blowing up his balloon.
2. For top marks, burst the enemy's balloon and then rip his parachute while
he's on the way down.
3. Try to burst the bubble that appears after the enemy has sunk into the
water.
4. Use the propeller skillfully to dodge the enemy's attacks or as a tool in
your attack. You can use the propeller's power to yourself far away
quickly.
5. Avoid getting hit by lightning.
6. Avoid flying too close to the ware, or you'll be gobbled up by the fish.
7. Pop every balloon on the bonus round for extra points.

Game C

1. Be aware of the movement of the scene as it drifts slowly from left to
right, and the lightning as it moves up and down.
2. If you manage to pop 20 balloons in succession, you get a super high score.

Beware Your lose a man if:

Games A and B (3 men) Game C (only 1 man)

* you sink into the water * you sink into the water
* you are eaten by a fish * you are eaten by a fish
* you are hit by lightning * you are hit by lightning
* both your balloons burst

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Scoring

* If you pop the enemy's balloon . . . . . . . . . . . . . 500 -- 1,000 points
* If you pop the other player's balloon (in 2 player game) . . . .1,000 points
* If you destroy a parachute in mid-air. . . . . . . . . 1,000 -- 2,000 points
* If you kick the enemy and make him fall. . . . . . . . . 750 -- 1,500 points
* If you pop a bubble. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .500 points
* If you pop a balloon during the bonus round. . . . . . . . 300 -- 700 points
* If you pop every balloon during the bonus round: perfect score bonus . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,000 -- 30,000 points

Game C

* If you pop a balloon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 300 -- 700 points
* If you pop a bubble. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .500 points
* If you pop 20 balloons in sucession. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .? points

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