Mattel Sub Combat User manual

Mattel Sub Combat User manual
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FIRE
The left button fires torpedoes from you sub’s left tube, and the right button
fires torpedoes from the right tube. Check the upper left and right corners of
the LCD to make sure the respective torpedo tube is ready.
RESET
Restarts the computer.
SOUND
Press to turn the sound on or off.
PAUSE
Press to pause the game. You will see the word “PAUSE” in the upper right
corner. Press again to return to the battle.
PAUSE
Press to pause the game. You will see the word “PAUSE” in the upper right
corner. Press again to return to the battle.
MOVE
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Model 73008
1 Players / Ages 8 and up
Press the top of the button to surface, the bottom to dive, and sides to move
left or right. NEW GAME Press to begin a new game. The game will start at
the mission level which was last played, with 0% complete. Hold this button
down for 4 seconds to restart the game at Mission #1.
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
P/N 82370800
Rev.A
OBJECTIVE
There are a total of 10 missions to complete to win the sea battle. Beginning
with the first mission, you will need to sink all 10 of the enemy ships to
move on to the next mission. Try to avoid the randomly placed underwater
mines and the exploding depth charges dropped by enemy ships. Fire yourtorpedoes to attempt sinking the enemy ships.
Press the MOVE button downward and you will see the water surface rise
as your sub dives. Submerge until your cross-hairs are positioned on the
water surface whenever you want to shoot at an enemy ship. Fire a torpedo
by pressing one of the 2 FIRE buttons. A torpedo will only fire if the LCD
shows that the LCD is “READY”.
Water surface
STARTING A NEW GAME
Press the button labeled ON/FIRE to wake the unit. The unit goes into sleep
mode if the game has not been played for 2 minutes. To start a new game,
press the NEW GAME button once. The game will start at the last mission
level played. Hold down NEW GAME for 4 seconds to start the game at
Mission #1.
At the start of a game, in the lower-left corner of the screen you will see the
mission number, followed by the number of ships you need to sink on this
mission. Next you will see a friendly ship (identified by the “+” symbol in the
upper left portion of theLCD) and notice that your armor (shown by the thick
vertical bars) is being replenished to maximum protection. Finally, your submarine is loaded with torpedoes – 24 total.
SONAR
The Sonar, in the lower right corner, detects the presence of approaching
enemy ships. Fast-moving PT Boats can often speed across undetected.
ENEMY SHIPS
Enemy ships will travel across the screen, at the water line, in both directions. These ships include:
MOVING AROUND
You cannot see your submarine on the LCD. You have a periscope view
from your sub, looking at the passing ships. Use the MOVE button to move
right, left, up or down.
When the water’s surface is at the bottom of the screen, your sub is partially
above the water line.
Aircraft Carrier
-Takes 3 torpedoes to sink
Cargo Ship
-Takes 1 torpedo to sink
Destroyer
Game unit buttons:
STATUS / HIGH SCORE
-Takes 2 torpedoes to sink
• Press to see the status of the current mission.
• Press and hold to see the highest score achieved on this unit (since the
batteries were installed or the game reset). In the lower left corner, under
the words “BEST MISSION”, you will see the highest mission level
reached followed by the number of ships sunk at that level.
Move
Status
Pause
PT Boat
-Takes 1 torpedo to sink
Sound
The Aircraft Carrier, Destroyer and PT Boat are all capable of dropping
Depth Charges as they pass by.
Use the MOVE button to move your sub out of the way of the falling Depth
Charges as often as possible.
Fire
Reset
As you move your sub around, you will also need to be aware of underwater
mines which float at various levels under the surface of the water. If a mine
becomes positioned immediately in front of you it will explode and damage
your sub.
RECHARGING
During the game, the Depth Charges and Underwater Mines will take their
toll on your armor,as you can tell by the dwindling number of bars on the
bottom of the LCD. You will need to dock with a friendly cargo ship to
restore your armor to full strength. If you see a friendly ship (identified by
the “+” symbol), move your sub up to the surface level when the friendly
ship is directly in front of you. Your ammo will automatically recharge. When
you run out of torpedoes, your torpedo stock will automatically be restored.
This operation will take several seconds and you will not be able to fire a
torpedo while your stock is being restored. Each of your Tubes is stocked
with 12 torpedoes. When a Tube is out of torpedoes, it will say “EMPTY” in
the upper left or right corner.
replaced (at our option) without charge to the purchaser when returned prepaid with proof of date of purchase to: Radica USA, Ltd., 13628-A Beta
Road, Dallas, Texas 75244, USA. Please remove the batteries and wrap
the unit carefully before shipping. Please include a brief description of the
problem along with your return address and mail it postage prepaid.
Products returned after the 90-day period has expired will be repaired or
replaced (at our option) for a service charge of US $10.00. Payment must
be made by check or money order. This extended service will only be available for one year from the date of purchase. IMPORTANT: Before returning
the unit for repair, problem test it with fresh alkaline batteries. Even new
batteries may be defective or weak and low battery power is a frequent
cause of unsatisfactory operation.
GAME OVER
If you cannot restore your depleted ammo in time before the next attack,
your sub will sink and the game will be over. You will see the water line rise
off the screen and “GAME OVER” will flash in the lower-right corner of the
LCD. Your score will flash in the lower-left corner of the LCD.
RESTARTING THE GAME
There are 2 ways you can restart:
1. Press NEW GAME to begin again on the mission level you last played
and with 0% of the mission complete.
2. Hold NEW GAME down for 4 seconds to start the game over at the
beginning of Mission #1.
REPLACING THE BATTERY
The automatic shutoff featured with this unit will help extend the life of the
batteries. This game is powered by two (2) AA (LR6) size batteries. Install
the batteries as follows:
1. Remove the screw on the battery compartment door. Slide the battery
cover out. Remove the old batteries.
2. Insert 2 AA-size batteries (we recommend alkaline), making sure to align
the + and – with the markings in the plastic.
3. Replace the battery compartment door. Do not over tighten.
ADULT SUPERVISION IS RECOMMENDED WHEN CHANGING BATTERIES.
CAUTION:
• As with all small batteries, the batteries used with this product should be
kept away from small children who might still put things in their mouths. If
a battery is swallowed, consult a physician immediately.
• Be sure you insert the battery correctly and always follow the product and
battery manufacturer’s instructions.
• Do not dispose of batteries in fire.
• Batteries might leak if improperly installed, or explode if recharged, disassembled or heated.
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Handle this product carefully.
Store this product away from dusty or dirty areas.
Keep this product away from moisture or extreme temperature.
Do not disassemble this product. If a problem occurs, press the RESET
button, or remove and replace the batteries to reset the computer or try
new batteries. If problems persist, consult the Warranty information located
at the end of this Instruction Manual.
Use only the recommended battery type.
Do not mix old and new batteries.
Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc) or rechargeable (nickel-cadmium) batteries.
Do not use rechargeable batteries.
Do not attempt to recharge non-rechargeable batteries.
Remove any exhausted batteries from this product.
Do not short-circuit the supply terminals.
Insert batteries with the correct polarity.
Please retain this for future reference.
90-DAY LIMITED WARRANTY
(This product warranty is valid in the United States and Canada only)
Radica China Limited warrants this product for a period of 90 days from the
original purchase date under normal use against defective workmanship and
materials (batteries excluded). This warranty does not cover damage resulting from accident, unreasonable use, negligence, improper service or other
causes not arising out of defects in material or workmanship. Radica China
Limited will not be liable for any costs incurred due to loss of use of this
product or other incidental or consequential costs, expenses or damages
incurred by the purchaser. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations may
not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may
also have other legal rights, which vary from state to state.
During this 90-day warranty period, the game will either be repaired or
RADICA: ®
SUB COMBAT IS A TRADEMARK OF
RADICA CHINA LTD
© 2001 RADICA CHINA LTD.
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