White Bomber or 'Cheerful White', as he is known is now attached to the galaxy-spanning 'Justice Department', and he's on a mission to track down stolen scientific data. A basic overview of the game is given. Bomberman started life years ago as a small, bubble-headed, explosives-mad chap who had one goal in life: to blow up all his friends. The other agents who accompany you on your quest prove to be more of a hindrance than a help and will need to be rescued on more than one occasion. This will be your first Charabomb Battle! In addition, raising Charabombs lets you make them fight in the arenas, gives you new kinds of bombs, and lots of other things.
See the Charabomb Battle section above for details. Others change the goal of the game and require you to collect the most stars, claim territory using your bombs' explosions, find a key and door hidden under bricks, or collect the crown jewels to win the match. Equip them by hitting R button and going right or left to the bomb screen, then down and then A to select land mines. He also tells you about the four types of Charabomb elements: water beats fire, fire beats earth, earth beats lightning, and lightning beats water. You can jump into hollow tree-trunks and warp from place to place, as well. Now then, undertaking orders from Dr.
The artificial intelligence competitors are prone to doing slightly illogical things on occasion, such as standing around idly in a corner, so it's best to find real competitors if possible. Your opponent's Charabomb will keep getting stronger as long as you keep winning battles. The game also doesn't always give you enough clues about how to proceed to the next part of your quest, though through trial and error you'll be able to figure out some of the more cryptic parts. It is essentially a walkthrough for the Normal Game. Act 3 - All Zone Perfect Capture This chapter begins on page 29.
Basic elements of gameplay for the Normal Game are reviewed, such as the four zones, collection of items, towns and fields, the map, and so on. Battle mode lets you duke it out with up to seven other competitors in 20 unique arenas. Press A to select a slot. On the right side, you can blast open a part of the mountain wall that looks different from the rest; inside is a girl who asks you what you'd do if you were at a river you couldn't cross. The researcher there explains how you can raise different types of Charabombs, and how they have powers both on the map and in fights. By doing this you'll open a path to the next area, but quite why anyone would use a slot machine as a security measure in the middle of a desert is a mystery.
As with all previous games, everything's customisable, so for Bomberman purists, all the new mod-cons can be turned off so that your Battle experience is as close to what it would've been back in the very first Bomberman game, whereas the more adventurous amongst you can create a variety of the weird, wild, slightly more unpredictable bomb-blasting experiences. In addition, you can even have a battle and gamble your winnings. At times these bombs come in handy, but they're limited in number and rarely of any significant benefit. In Select button save menu: ----------------------------- Menu at bottom of screen: Save Do not save and end game Choosing save: Pressing right or left selects the save slot to use. The music is generally well-placed and suits the overall mood of the game, though at times it can get a bit repetitive. Table of Contents Act 2 - Charabom This chapter begins on page 17. Attack Sword Icon : Carries out a normal attack.
When the victor has been decided, the battle results will be displayed. Bomberman first appeared in the mid-'80s on consoles such as the Nintendo Entertainment System, and through numerous guises and off-shoots the series has continued to this day. General information is described, such as collection, fusion, and usage. If you win, the boy will run off, telling you he'll challenge you again later! Using standard bombs--of which you have an infinite supply--will be easier on most occasions. The story mode is a bland adventure comprised largely of uninspired minigames. Battle Game Multi-Player -------------------------- You can have fun with the good old Bomberman Battle Game.
Enemies are generally pretty easy to dispose of with a well-placed bomb, but sometimes their behaviour can be a bit unpredictable and erratic. The battle will have 3 rounds; you choose 3 tactics in order, one for each round. Throughout your quest you'll be supported by the department's resident uberscientist Dr. You only get eight maps unless you unlock more variants using the cumbersome in-game credits system, and round customization could be a lot deeper, as it has been in past Bomberman games like. On pages 22 to 28, a list of all Charaboms in the game is provided, along with their individual stats, special abilities, and a description of how they may be obtained. Charabomb Select Pressing up or down selects which Charabomb or none you have equipped.
The trouble was, because this initial game was more-or-less flawless, in terms of evolving the gameplay for future titles, there wasn't that much that could be done. Cross up to the next screen; you'll see a cabin on the right side, but you can't get there yet. There, you could turn every power-up on or off individually to really tweak battles to your exact preference. While these particular games are fun, other minigames prove to be more arbitrary and completely unrelated to the ongoing story. The next house to left, the one with a bomb icon on top, is the bomb synthesizer shop. Fight to the north-east corner.
Story, controls, menus, and beginning of a walkthrough. Ain, received the message, and dispatched Max to search and investigate. However, the elements can interact, and according to your opponent's element, the damage you'll do might be increased or decreased. The old-school death-match-style Bomberman stage makes a comeback, and the other arenas are essentially just variations of this. Where he does belong is in simple, frenetic, explosive arcade action games, and luckily, the Battle mode in this game offers exactly that.
Lost Forest: ------------ In the Lost Forest to the north of town, you can bomb tentacle plants and they will temporarily move aside. Ultimately, this game offers the best Battle mode yet, even just slightly pipping Bomberman Land with its variety of power-ups and stages. Each Battle Stage is described, and strategies are provided. Maps and information on all zones, towns, and bases are provided, all enemy characters are briefly described, bosses are detailed, and instructions for obtaining different items and Charaboms are provided. On the right are stats: level, strength, defense, special, wins, and losses.