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Atari 2600
   Eggomania       


U.S. Games(TM)

VC2003

EGGOMANIA

U.S. Games Corporation
A Subsidiary of The Quaker Oats Company
1515 Wyatt Drive
Santa Clara, California 95054

Eggomania

Eggomania is a one to four player, full color game designed to be
played on the Atari(R) Video Computer System(TM) or the Sears Video
Arcade(R).

A strangely colored, feathered fowl is bent on bombing your bedeviled
blue bear with dozens of even stranger colored eggs. Your only defense
is catching those falling orbs in your hat before they break and cause
a real mess! If you succeed in catching an entire wave, you get the
delightful opportunity to get even and fire them back at that turkey !
You'll be dazzled by his reaction. So go after that bird -- if you
can "bear" the pressure. Otherwise, the yolks on you !!

Set-Up Instructions:

1. Connect the Atari(R) Video Computer System(TM) or Sears Video
Arcade(R) following the manufacturer's instructions.

2. Install the left paddle controllers for single player or two
player game, and both left and right sets of controllers for a
three or four player game.

3. Insert the cartridge -- making certain that the power is OFF.

4. Move the POWER switch to ON.

5. Select the game of your choice.

6. Press the red fire button on the Player One paddle to start
the game.

7. Push RESET switch at any time to start a new game.

8. After the game is over, a new game may be started by pressing
the fire button on the joystick.

9. DIFFICULTY SWITCHES: The difficulty switches select between
large catcher hat and small catcher hat as follows:

Position A=small hat
Position B=large hat

In multi-player games, each player may choose the hat corresponding
to his/her skill level. To do this, use the difficulty switches
as follows:

One Player Game-- Use only the left difficulty switch;

Two Player Game - Use the left difficulty switch for player one
and the right difficulty switch for player two;

Three or Four - Use the left difficulty switch for players one and two.
Player Game Use the right difficulty switch for players three and four.

Note that difficulty levels may only be altered when in the GAME
SELECT mode. No mid-game changes are allowed.

Controls:

* Use left paddle controllers for single or two player games.
Both left and right sets for three to four player games.

* Move bear back and forth with paddle knob.

* Fire eggs back at the bird with the red fire button.

Game Variations:

Game 1 Single player
Game 2 Two player
Game 3 Three player
Game 4 Four player

Scoring:

Each egg successfully caught equals 14 to 50 points (see chart).

Each time the bird is shot with an egg, equals 100 points; plus,
if you have egg on the floor, some of it gets cleaned up.

Eggs are dropped in ten difficulty levels as follows:

-------------------------------------------------------------------
Number Points Number Points
of Per of Per
Level Eggs Speed Egg Level Eggs Speed Egg
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 20 1 14 6 60 3 34
2 40 1 18 7 80 3 38
3 60 1 22 8 80 4 42
4 40 2 26 9 80 5 46
5 80 2 30 10 80 6 50

Playing Hints:

Catching:

* Move your harried bear back and forth across the screen as little
as possible; if eggs are falling close to each other (in a vertical
column), position your hat under them and adjust only slightly to
either side.

* Any excessive or inefficient movement and you'll wind up with egg
on your face! (Feet, paws, and body too!)

* Try to recognize a pattern of the eggs as they fall. This will help
you anticipate where to make your next move -- -- -- -- ooops ! !

Throwing:

* Position the bear somewhere near the center of the screen and wait
for that turkey to pass by -- don't follow him!

* Timing and accuracy on shooting the turkey during the Eggomania
waltz is critical. Try to anticipate his next move and lead his
direction a little while shooting only when necessary -- constant
firing throws off timing and seems to make that turkey dance even
more.

* Once you have accomplished this task, you can sit back and enjoy
bonus points and a flustered, embarrassed turkey!

Look for more U.S. Games(TM) video games wherever you buy game cartridges.
Drop us a note and we'll be glad to add your name to our mailing list
and keep you posted on new game cartridges when they become available.

This cartridge is manufactured for the ATARI Video Computer System
Model 2600 by U.S. Games. ATARI, Video Computer System, and 2600 are
trademarks of Atari, Inc. U.S. Games is not affiliated with Atari, Inc.
Video Arcade(R) is a trademark of Sears, Roebuck & Co.

VC2003 (C)1982 U.S Games Corporation, Printed in Taiwan.



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