Celebrate in Style with the Official World Cup Carnival
Follow the action, enjoy the excitement with
* Computer league table and knockout football competition.
* Full colour World Cup league table.
* Full colour 'World Cup Facts' poster.
* World Cup supporters badge.
* Self adhesive World Cup flags.
Enjoy the excitement of the worlds premier sporting occasion as the whole of
the globe focuses attention on the ultimate in football achievement - World
Follow the action as it happens with your own computer progress chart, play
out the drama of real match encounters, nation versus nation in your own
computer football game and capture the spirit of this momentous competition
and its Latin American setting, famous for its carnivals, the passion of its
people and the fervour and enthusiasm they demonstrate for their sport.
World Cup Carnival. The only official football supporters' computer game.
The only way for a computer enthusiast to follow the World Cup.
U.S. Gold Ltd, Unit 10, The Parkway Industrial Centre, Heneage Street,
Birmingham B7 4LY. (C) 1974 FIFA, FIFA DEYHLE 1977, Sport-Billy Productions
1984, Pique - Official mascot FIFA World Cup 1986, Programmed by AS Designs.
World Cup Carnival is an authentic simulation of the Mexico 1986 World Cup
including practicing playing skills and a league table of results. Please
read these instructions carefully before loading and playing the game.
Loading Instructions: (Commodore 64/128)
Cassette - Press shift and RUN/STOP keys together and then press PLAY on the
Disk - Type LOAD "*",8,1 and then press RETURN.
The program will load and run automatically. Once the game has loaded, after
pressing the SPACE bar, you will be asked to select Practice Mode (Key 1) or
Tournament (Key 2).
Player 1 - Player 2
Joystick (port 1) - Joystick (port 2)
Keyboard (as shown on screen) - Keyboard (as shown on screen)
The Fire key or button allows you to shoot, pass, change player or control
Allows you to increase your skills in ball control and penalty saving and
taking. You must use the joystick in port 1 for this section.
Movement of the player is controlled by the joystick. If you are correctly
positioned pressing the fire button with joystick direction up kicks the
ball into the air with the player's left toe or knee. Similarly pressing the
Fire button with joystick down activates the right foot or knee. If the ball
is at the correct height pressing the Fire button with no direction selected
enables the player to head the ball. The current score and best score is
indicated on screen. The ball may bounce on the ground but if it is permitted
to come to rest the current score is reset. Press "Q" to return to practice
You may choose to attack or defend the goal. Six balls are taken with the
number of balls kicked, goals and saves indicated on screen along with the
Move the joystick rapidly from side to side to maximise kick strength. During
the last moments of your approach to the ball select the ball direction with
the joystick. A low kick strength results in a slow moving ball which lifts
into the air. The greater the kick the straighter and truer the ball moves.
Select the direction in which you wish to dive using the joystick and time
the dive with the Fire button. Alternatively you may simply stand your
Mexico '86 World Cup
You will be asked to select the number of players up to 8. Each player can
choose a team and country from 10 teams.
The logic of the game allows you to run and pass the ball just like the
real game. In general you will control the player nearest the ball. This
player is indicated by a change in the colour of his shirt. If you wish to
change control to another player press the Fire button and control will pass
to the player nearest to the ball. Player shirt colours are as authentic as
possible with cyan used as a compromise for green shirted teams. If your two
teams have the same shirts then the second team assumes an all black strip.
The goalkeeper can dive to save a goal by pressing the Fire button. He will
automatically dive in the direction of the ball under computer control.
In addition the music may be turned ON/OFF by pressing F3/F1.
The game may be paused by pressing F5 and restarted with F7.
The progress of the tournament is tabulated at the end of each game.
If you leave the computer unattended it will automatically default to a
demonstration mode which may be interrupted by pressing the SPACE bar which
returns you to the Title Screen.
Now it's your chance to take part in Mexico 1986 World Cup; so take a breath;
run out on the field and give it all you've got!
(C) 1986 U.S. Gold Ltd.
All rights reserved. Produced in the UK under licence by U.S. Gold Ltd.,
Unit 10, The Parkway Industrial Centre, Heneage Street, Birmingham B7 4LY.
Copyright subsists on this program.
Programmed by AS Designs.