At this stage you will be taken through the 4 rounds of the main game.
Details of such follows. At the end of the game, the final score is shown
and the program restarts.
Each player is called to the ockey 3 times. A dartboard with 10
sections is shown with letters A to J representing a question category.
On the CBM 64 the category is selected by pressing keys F1 and F7 to move
through the letters.
Having selected the ideal subject, a dart can be thrown using the left,
right and strength key as explained in the practice section.
A question will then be posed in the subject that is hit. (If this is also
the subject chosen by the player, a bonus score is awarded, this being higher
the closer the dart comes to the Bullseye.) Answer the question correctly
and your score increases. Answer incorrectly (or not at all within the time
allowed) and your opponent has a chance at answering and gaining points.
This round uses a normal dartboard.
Each player is called to the ockey to throw 3 darts.
The player with the higher score then wins an attempt at answeing a general
knowledge question to win points. Again, an incorrect answer gives the
opponent a chance to answer.
This is repeated 3 times in all.
This is a bonus round, where the player who is currently winning
throws 9 darts at a special dartboard, showing 8 red segments and 8 black
Hitting a red segment ONLY ONCE scores the bonus shown. Hitting the same
red segment again loses the bonus shown. Hitting black segments has no
The player with the higher score is asked whether or not he wishes
to gamble on the last board. (If not, the other player is offered the same
If one or other player accepts the challenge, he has 4 darts to throw at a
normal board in order to score 101 or more.
Success means his score is doubled.
Failure means his score is halved.
* If you make a slight error in spelling, you will usually be given a second
chance at answering.
* If an answer is a number, use the number keys - eg answer 5 rather than
* All answers are single words, so type a person's surname when requested,
unless that person is generally known by first name alone.
Bullseye is a Central Independent Television Production made in association
with PHI Television.
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