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Malibu Bikini Volleyball - Atari Lynx - Atari     HTML Manual   

MALIBU BIKINI VOLLEYBALL
 
Sand, surf and sun throw in some hardbodies and a beach full of bikinis, and 
you’ve got Malibu: volleyball capital of the world. This is where the best come 
to play and show off their stuff If you want in, sign up! But you’d better love 
the taste of sand, the smell of cocoa butter, and the sensation of slapping a 
screaming 90 mph asteroid back into your opponent’s face...and then being able 
to read the name of the ball embedded on his sun-scorched fore-head
 
Your serve, Spike The first to 15 gets the blonde!!!
 
GETTING STARTED
 
1. Insert the Malibu Bikini Volleyball game cartridge in your Lynx machine.
 
2. Press ON.
 
3. If two or more are playing, connect the Lynx machines with the Comlynx cable 
as shown in your Lynx Instruction Manual.
 
4. You can skip past the intro screens and reach the Option Menu by pressing A.
 
5. Select "COOL" on the Option Menu to begin play.
 
CONTROLLING YOUR PLAYER
 
MOVING AROUND THE COURT Press the joypad UP, DOWN LEFT or RIGHT.
 
SHOT CONTROL: Press the joypad while hitting the ball to adjust the direction of 
your shot.
 
TRADITIONAL SHOTS
 
SERVE RETURN: Press A.
 
SET: Press either Button. "Set" allows you to position the ball so your 
team-mate can hit it over the net.
 
SPECIAL SHOTS
 
SPIKE: Press B while close to the net. You can only "spike" the ball after your 
team-mate has set the ball for you.
 
DIVING SHOT: Press either Button when ball is out of reach.
 
SHOT BLOCK Press B while close to the net. This is a primary defensive move that 
allows you to slam your opponent’s shot back into his face.
 
SERVING
 
BUMP SERVE: Press A. In order to serve the ball, you must be standing behind the 
red serve line.
 
OVERHAND SERVE: Press B to release the ball, and press A to hit it.
 
JUMP SERVE: Press B to release the ball, press B again to jump, then press 
either Button to hit the ball.
 
PAUSE GAMEPLAY: Press the Pause Button.
 
THE OPTION MENU (Screen 1)
 
The game begins at the Option Menu. To make a selection in the Options Menu, 
press the joypad UP, DOWN, LEFT or RIGHT to position arrow over an option and 
press A to toggle through the various selections under that option. To enter all 
your selections and begin play, select "COOL."
 
Under the Option Menu you can adjust the following:
 
GAME TYPE
 
You can develop your ‘V-ball" techniques in several levels of Friendly match 
play (Level 1 through Level 4), or take on the hardest bodies on the sand in a 
single-elimination tournament for the best on the beach.
 
WIND CONDITIONS
 
You can play with a light or strong breeze, or no breeze at all.
 
POINT LIMIT
 
You can choose to play in a 10, 12 or 15 point game.
 
GAME SPEED
 
You can adjust the game speed from 1 (slow) through 9 (fast)
 
BALL MARKER
 
You can elect to play with the Ball Marker on, or off. The Ball Marker is a red 
box that indicates exactly where the ball is going to land.
 
SIGN-IN
 
Before you begin play you can enter your initials, and choose to play as either 
a male or female. To toggle between your player choices, use the joypad to 
position the arrow beside the player box and press A to toggle through your 
options.
 
GAME TIMES
 
You can play in either as, 10 or 15 minute game, or take part in a No Limit" 
match where the first to reach the point limit is the winner.
 
To enter your initials, position the cursor over the appropriate Player Box, 
press A to highlight a space, and press the joypad UP or DOWN to cycle through 
the alphabet. Once you’ve entered one initial, press A, move to the next slot 
and repeat. When you are ready to begin play select "OK."
 
COIN TOSS
 
After you’ve entered your game selection on the Options Menu, it’s time for the 
coin toss. To skip past the coin toss sequence, press A or B. The outcome will 
determine whether you begin the game serving, or receiving
 
PLAYING THE GAME
Points are scored when the non-serving team hits the ball out of bounds, into 
the net, or fails to return the ball. Everything inside the red boundary lines 
is considered live, or playable. Everything outside the lines, including those 
shots that end up in the net, is considered out of bounds, or dead. After every 
five points both teams will automatically switch sides.
 
PROGRAMMING YOUR CD PLAYER
 
To call up the CD player, press the Option 2 Button. You operate the CD system 
as you would a real one. Use the joypad to position the pointer over the 
appropriate button and press A to activate the various CD functions: 
Fast-forward, on and off, track select, track repeat, etc. To return to the Main 
Game Screen, press the Option 2 Button.
The object of Malibu Bikini Volleyball is to be the first to score the 
game-winning point, or Out-score your opponent within the pre-set time limit.
 
The rules are: You can only score a point if you are the team who served the 
point. When the other team is serving you must defend your court and prevent 
your opponent from scoring. Each time your opponent is on the offensive and 
fails to return one of your shots, you get to serve again. This is called a 
"side Out."

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