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Setting Preferences
The Secret of
Monkey Island™ W
IBM® .256-Color VQA
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Contents
Your Secret of Monkey Island package should
contain the following:
•One Vser's Manual
• One Dial-A-Pirate Wheel
• One Vpgrade Certificate
hen loaded, the program will check to see if
you have a mouse driver or joystick installed, or a Roland, Adlib, CtAMEBLASTER, or
SOVNDBLASTER sound board, and will set up
the game appropriately. If you wish to override these
default settings, you may do so by adding the following letters (separated by spaces) after typing
monkey when you start the game:
r
Roland MT-32 or LAPC-1 sounds
Adlib Music Synthesizer or
SOVNDBLASTER sounds
g CtAMEBLASTER sounds
ts Tandylll sounds
Nonna! sounds (internal speaker)
a
m MCCtA graphics mode
(jetting Started
v
ote: The 256-Color VCtA version of The
Secret of Monkey Island must be played
from a hard disk.
To install The Secret of Monkey Island on a
hard disk, we have provided a utility that will automatically copy the program to your hard disk from
the floppies included in the package. To run it, boot
your computer, then insert Disk 1 in drive A, type
a: and press ENTER. (This utility will also work
from drive B.)
When you see the A> prompt, type the word
install followed by a space, the letter of your hard
disk, a colon, and then press ENTER. For example,
if your hard disk is 'C , type:
e
N
install c:
and press ENTER. Follow the prompts to insert
each disk in order. This will install the game in a directory called monkey.vga on your hard disk.
You can move the game if you wish by simply
copying all the files into a new directory.
To play the game from your hard disk use these
commands:
Switch to the correct drive
(for example, type c: and press ENTER).
Type cd \monkey.vga and press ENTER
(to change to the correct directory).
Type monkey and press ENTER
(to start the game).
VCtA graphics mode
ECtA graphics mode (high resolution)
mo Vse mouse control
j
Vse joystick control
k Vse keyboard control
For example, to start the game in MCCtA
graphics mode with Adlib sounds, type:
monkey ma
Cursor Controls
R
or keyboard cursor control, use either the arrow
keys or the keypad:
(Tab ~)(Enter ...)@G!J0
0
(BBG
808 0~~
Vse the ENTER or 5 keys to select objects on
the screen for use in the sentence line, as well as to
select a line of dialog in a conversation. Press the
TAB key to use a highlighted verb with the object
the cursor is pointing to.
You can use a mouse for cursor control if you
have installed a compatible mouse driver. The left
mouse button corresponds to the ENTER key on
your keyboard. The right mouse button corresponds
to the TAB key on your keyboard. If you have both
a mouse and a joystick installed, you may select one
as your controller by holding down the CTRL key
and pressing m for mouse or j for joystick. You may
also recalibrate your joystick if the cursor is drifting
across the screen by centering the joystick and pressing CTRL j.
Keyboard Controls
A ll of the verbs used in the game can also be se-
~ected by using keyboard commands. Each key
corresponds to one verb. Pressing the appropriate
key once is equivalent to moving the cursor over the
verb and pressing the controller button. The keys are
mapped as follows:
Save or Load a Ciame
FS
Bypass a Cut-Scene
ESC or press both
mouse/joystick
buttons at once.
Restart a Ciame
FS
Pause the Ciame
SPACE BAR
Sound Control
CTRL s
(controls the internal speaker only)
0
w
u
Open
Walk to
p
Pick up
T
Talk to
Vse
Faster
L
Slower
c
Close
s
Push
Look at
N
Tum on
y
G
F
Tum off
Ciive
Q - scrolls the inventory up
A - scrolls the inventory down
# 1-6 - select from inventory objects
shown on the screen and dialog choices
in a conversation
Pull
Save/Load Instructions
\
Function and Command Keys
Message Line Speed:
+
Reposition Instantly
CTRL r
(Vse instant repositioning
if you find scrolling is too slow.)
Mouse On
CTRLm
Joystick On
CTRL j
(Be sure to center joystick first.)
Exit Ciame
ALT x or CTRL
Win the Ciame
CTRL w
Version Number
CTRLv
c
A fhen you use the Save Ciame option, the
VV
games will be saved in the directory on your
hard disk with the game files.
Press FS when you want to save or load a
game.
Once the save/load screen is displayed, you can
move the cursor and click on SAVE, LOAD or
PLAY. The save/load option will not be available
during the opening sequence or the closing credits.
ToSAVE:
Click on the SAVE option. The current list of
saved games will be displayed in slots along the left
side of the screen. Select a slot by pointing the cursor
to it and clicking. Now you will be able to type a
new name for that slot or use the backspace key to
change the existing name. Pressing ENTER will
reactivate the cursor. Click the cursor on OK to save
the game, or CANCEL if you have changed your
mind and do not wish to save it.
ToLOAD:
Click on the LOAD option. The current list of
saved games will be displayed in slots along the left
side of the screen. Select a slot by pointing the cursor
to it and clicking. Click the cursor on OK to load the
game, or CANCEL if you have changed your mind
and do not wish to load it.
Warning: Loading a previously saved game
will cause you to lose the game you are currently
playing.
Note: Ciames saved with the 16-color version of
The Secret of Monkey Island cannot be loaded by
this version of the game.
IBM is a registered trademark of International Business Machines,
Inc. Tandy is a registered trademark ofTandy, Inc. The Secret of
Monkey Island, character names, and all other elements of the
game fantasy are trademarks of LucasArts Entertainment Company.
T M & © 1990 LucasArts Entertainment Company.
All rights reserved.
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