Frank Bruno's Boxing
Copyright/Publisher: Codemasters, Produced By: Deltek Software, Programmed By: Ted Carron,
Music By: David Dunn, Release Year: 1988, Genre: Rugby, Number Of Players: 1 or 2

Game Features
* Eight firey opponents, each with their own distincive fighting style.
* Smooth-scrolling camera action, giving the best view of the fight at all times.
* Furious three minute rounds with 'knock-down' and 'knock out' features.
* Warm-Up and 'Autoplay' sequences.
* K.O. Meter, Best K.O. Time, Score and Bonus displayed on screen.
* Additional boxers to load from tape.
* Hall of fame.
* Endorsed by Heavy-weight Champion - Frank Bruno.

PLAY THE BIG FIST
Now, meet eight of the world's most unlikely heavyweight contenders in the boxing simulation to beat 'em all!

1. CANADIAN CRUSHER
CANADA
The big, plodding, lumber-jack from Canada, with the beauty of a grizzly bear and the speed of an elephant.

2. FLING LONG CHOP
JAPAN
All the way from the land of the rising Hi-Fi is Fling Long Chop, a martial arts master of No-Can-Do.

3. ANDRA PUNCHEREDOV
USSR
Andra is a fast, dancing Russian who goes to your head faster than a neat glass of Vodka.

4. TRIBAL TROUBLE
AFRICA
Tribal means trouble for anyone, he has a temper that gets the better of you! Landing the punches with unnerving accuracy.

5. FRENCHIE
FRANCE
Frenchie may appear to be cool, but this deceptive facade hides a rather menacing individual, ready to make you see stars.

6. RAVIOLI MAFIOSI
ITALY
Ravioli is not a man to mess with. He knows all the dirty tricks, and uses them without a care in the world.

7. ANTIPODEAN ANDY
AUSTRALIA
Fed on a diet of empty larger cans, this man feels no pain. Pure un-interrupted punch power.

8. PETER PERFECT
USA
World Famous, World Champion Peter Perfect. The most neat and accurate boxer in history is set to drive his engine of glory all over you. Could anyone be a match for macho man?

Introduction
The sport of boxing is probably the most fearsome contact sport practiced today. It holds a strange, almost sadistic fascination with sports fans around the world. Boxing has been the subject of films, documentaries, and controversy.

It combines physical skills such as stamina, strength, courage and endurance to produce an immensely exciting sport. Now you can experience the fast and furious sport without risking life or limb, because Frank Bruno, one of the World's greatest ever boxers, presents the World's Greatest Boxing Game.

The Game
After pressing the R key from the Options page, you will be asked to input a three letter name. Once you have pressed enter then the game will start.

Body Blows are made by punching while Bruno's guards are down.
Head Blows are made by punching while Bruno's guards are up.
Uppercuts can be thrown while Bruno's guards are down.
Right Hooks can be thrown while Bruno's guards are up.
Right Hooks and Uppercuts can only be thrown when the K.O. indicator is flashing. See below.

Object
The object of the game is to defeat eitht boxers in succession in persuit of the Heavyweight Championship of the World. Fighting styles of each of the boxers are different, each one more intelligent than the last.

To defeat an opponent 'Bruno' mush achieve a 'Knock Out' by knocking him down three times during a single three minute round, to do this Bruno must reduce his opponent's 'Status' to zero, by avoiding the blows made by the opponent and punching the opponent when his body or head is unprotected.

By making repeated successful blows, Bruno's Punch Power increases. The KO indicator flashes when 100% punch power is achieved, this allows you to use the Right Hook/Uppercut.

The game screen is divided in two, the top half is the score and information board, the bottom half is a perspective view of the ring.

If you win the bout!
If you win the bout then you are issued with your own personal 'Elite Video Boxing Association' Membership Code. You will notice in the inlay that we have provided you with a EVBA Membership card for your own use.

Write the code in Pencil, alongside the name of the next boxer. So, if you have just beaten the first boxer, write the code in the space next to 'Fling Long Chop'. You may use the code to load the next boxer off tape now, or at a later date. To load a boxer:

1. Ensure the cassette is on side B.
2. Press 'L' on the options page.
3. Enter your three letter name.
4. Enter your Membership Code (just press enter without typing anything if you wish to load the first boxer back in).
5. Press play on the cassette player. The program will tell you what boxer it has found on the tape. If it finds a boxer comes before the one it is searching for, then you should fast forward the tape a little bit. Conversely, if it finds a boxer that comes after the one it is searching for, then you should rewind the tape a little bit.

Your Membership Code is valid for all versions of Frank Bruno's Boxing provided it is used with the same three letter name that you have used.

If you lose the bout!
You can rebout the current boxer whether you have won, lost or just loaded the game. Press 'R' on the options page to do this.


ELITE SYSTEMS LIMITED, ANCHOR HOUSE, ANCHOR ROAD, ALDRIDGE, WALSALL, WEST MIDLANDS, ENGLAND. Telex 335622 SPETEL G


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