The Options Screen

You will see three options on this screen. Press up or down on the Control Pad to move the selection bar. Press left or right on the Control Pad to change the highlighted option. When you have selected all your options, press START to return to the Main Menu Screen. Choose one of four difficulty levels EASY. MEDIUM. HARD and VERY HARD. As the difficulty level increases, you get less time to rebuild your fortifications. In a One-Player game, the enemy ships will also move faster and there will...

Winning and Losing

Once you have won enough battles to conquer the current territory, you will be allowed to choose the next territory to conquer. The number of battles needed to win a game varies from three to eight, depending on how well you're doing (no one said it was going to be easy). When you have conquered all six territories, you win the game. You will lose a battle if you are unable to completely surround at least one castle in the time provided. The first two times you are defeated, a banner appears...

Scoring

After each Build and Repair sequence, a banner appears showing your score and bonus points. In a One-Player game, you are given points for destroying ships, capturing territory, and surrounding castles. In a Two-Player game, you get points for destroying your opponent's walls, capturing territory, surrounding castles, and enclosing flashing bonus squares. You can move quickly through this point display by pressing the A button. Each time you hit a ship 25 points Each grunt you destroy 16 points...

Object Of The Game

OK, you probably already know that. If you want to know what you need to do to win, read on. In both One-Player and Two-Player games, the object is to defeat the enemy and emerge victorious (after which you can take a nice long vacation in Bermuda). You defend your castles by building walls around them, setting up cannons and destroying the enemy before he destroys you. You start off with one castle and three cannons the rest is up to you. The more castles you...

Game Tips

Be sure to use the B button with the Control Pad to move your gunsight faster during battle. 2. When firing at ships, position your gunsight over the bow that's the front end of the ship you're trying to destroy. 3. If you have surrounded a castle but don't have room for cannons inside the castle walls, you can build a separate enclosure for the cannons just make sure it's completely surrounded . On the higher levels, this is a good way to create a decoy for the double-masted gunships with...