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Texas Chainsaw Massacre - Atari 2600 - Wizard Video    Manual Scan icon HTML Manual   

Texas Chainsaw Massacre
INSTRUCTIONS

THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE

WIZARD VIDEO GAMES
008
Recreate the chilling climax of the most horrifying movie ever made!  WIZARD 
VIDEO GAMES presents THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE VIDEO GAME, on your ATARI
2600 or SEARS Tele-Game Video Arcade

Grab your joystick and become "Leatherface," the homicidal, chainsaw wielding
maniac of your nightmares!  A group of hapless tourists have trespassed on
your property.  One by one, they've been hunted down and eliminated.  Now,
only a handful remain!  So, oil up your chainsaw and find as many victims as
you can before your fuel runs out!

TO BEGIN PLAY

1. Following the manufacturer's instructions, connect your video game to your
television set.
2. With the power switch OFF, insert the game cartridge.
3. Turn the power ON.
4. Neither the difficulty switch nor the game select switch is used in this
game.
5. Plug one joystick controller into the left controller port.  Hold the
controller with the red button in the upper left corner.
7. To begin the game, press the reset button.

OBJECT OF THE GAME

Try to eliminate as many victims as possible before your chainsaw fuel runs
out.

SCORING

For each victim you catch, you will receive 1,000 points.

PLAYSCREEN

[Screen shot]

HOW TO PLAY THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE VIDEO GAME

The player controls Leatherface and his whirring chainsaw.  Computer-controlled
victims flee in terror as you pursue them.  Beware of the obstacles in your
way - cow skulls, fences, wheelchairs, and thickets.  At the top of the screen
is the number of fuel tanks left, and a gauge indicating the amount of gas
left in the chainsaw.  At the bottom of the screen is the score display.

Using your joystick, move Leatherface in the desired direction and try to
overtake your victim.  When you're close enough, press the joystick button once
to rev up the chainsaw and eliminate your quarry.  Caution: The chainsaw is
always idling, using only small amounts of gas.  Revving the motor quickly
drains your fuel.  Therefore, be sure you are in range before you press the
button.  Leatherface starts the game with three tanks of gas, so conserve your
fuel.

BONUS: Extra fuel is awarded every 5,000 points.

Watch out for obstacles that hinder you from getting to your prey.  Cow skulls,
fences, wheelchairs and thickets appear at random in your path.  If you run
into an obstacle, Leatherface is momentarily delayed, allowing victims to
escape.  Hint: You will find that the thickets give way to the bite of your
chainsaw.  But keep an eye on that fuel gauge!  The game is over when your
last tank of gas runs out, and one of the survivors returns to kick Leatherface
in the pants!

WIZARD VIDEO GAMES WARRANTY POLICY

90 DAY WARRANTY
WIZARD VIDEO GAMES will replace this product within 90 days of purchase if
defective in material or manufacture, provided it is delivered or sent POSTPAID
with PROOF OF DATE OF PURCHASE to WIZARD VIDEO GAMES.  This warranty does not
cover damage resulting from accident, abuse, or misuse.  This warranty gives
you specific legal rights.  You may also have other rights which vary from
state to state.  Direct all returns to:  WIZARD VIDEO GAMES, 948 N. Fairfax
Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90046

*ATARI is a registered trademark of ATARI, INC.
(C) 1983 Wizard Video Games




This document obtained from the History of Home Video Games Homepage, 1997-1998 by Greg Chance

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