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Cover of: Video Masters Guide to Pac Man by Jim Sykora, John Birkner
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Cover of: Video Masters Guide to Pac Man by Jim Sykora

Video Masters Guide to Pac Man
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Published by Bantam Books in New York, USA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Pac-Man Basics 1
The Game Board 2
Object of the Game 4
Scoring 4
Game Speeds 6
"Stand-Up" Versus "Sit-Down" Machines 9
Getting Ready for the Pac-Man Challenge 10
Keys to Success 10
Getting Comfortable 10
Beginning the Game 11
Using Intermissions 11
Escaping the Monsters 12
Learning From Others 12
Patterns for Pac-Man Success 14
Pattern A 15
Pattern B 19
Pattern C 23
Pattern D 26
Pattern E 30
Pattern F 35
Pattern G 37
Pattern H 43
Pattern J 45
Pattern K 49
Pattern L 51
Pattern M 53
Pattern Z 55
Expanding Your Pac-Man Skills 61
Developing New Patterns 61
Tournament Play 61
Turning the Machine Over 62
Ninth-Key Play 62
Beating the Machine 62
"New Chip" Play 64
Pattern 1 65
Pattern 2 70
Pattern 3 75
Ms. Pac-Man 81
Meet John Birkner 83
{A letter to Bantam Books from Tim Lee} 84
{Librarian's Note: The last page of the book is an untitled letter to Bantam Books, from Tim Lee, about the books co-author John Birkner and his accomplishment at gaining a world record high score and the machine malfunctioning at that point. This is not listed in the books 'Contents' page.}

The Physical Object

Format Paperback
Number of pages 84
Dimensions 17.5 x 10.5 x 0.7 centimeters

ID Numbers

Open Library OL7821093M
ISBN 10 0553229591
ISBN 13 9780553229592
OCLC/WorldCat 8702030
Library Thing 2233292
Goodreads 2040156


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