Games SEGA DREAMCAST CRAZYTAXI User Manual

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ase note that this software is designed only for use with the ga Dreamcast console. Be sure to read this instruction man-

ual thoroughly before you start playing Crazy Taxi.

BASIC CONTROLS

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CRAZY MANEUVERING

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MODE SELECTION MENU

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ARCADE/ORIGINAL MODE 6

CRAZY BOX MODE

12

OPTIONS

15

RECORDS

16

SAVE & LOAD

17

CABBIES

18

CUSTOMERS

20

Crazy Taxi is a memory card compatible game [Visual Memory Unit (VMU) sold separately].In order to save game files, the VMU to be used must have at least 23 memory blocks of free space available.

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azy Taxi is a one-player game that can be played using either the eamcast Controller or the Rally Wheel (sold separately). Connect the ntroller to be used to Control Port A of the Dreamcast.

Dreamcast Controller

NOTE: To soft-reset

 

 

 

Trigger

 

sing the Dreamcast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ontroller and return

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

o the title screen at

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

any point during

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

game play,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

simultaneously

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analog Thumb Pad

 

 

 

press and hold the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

, , , and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directional Pad (D-Pad)

 

Start Buttons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Button

Trigger

– Button

Button

Start Button

Steering Wheel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trigger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start Button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

+ Button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: To soft-reset

 

 

Trigger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

using the Rally Wheel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and return to the title

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

screen at any point

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

during game play,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

simultaneously press

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and hold the ,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and Start Buttons.

fer to the following chart for a mmary of the game controls:

 

Action or Command

Dreamcast Controller

Rally Wheel

uring

Moving the Cursor

Analog Thumb Pad/D-Pad

+ / – Button

Enter

Button

Button

Menu

lection

Cancel/Return to the Previous Screen

Button

Button

Item Selection

 

Steering Wheel

 

 

 

Game Start/Pause

Start Button

Start Button

 

Character Selection

Analog Thumb Pad/D-Pad

Steering Wheel

uring

Steering

Analog Thumb Pad

Steering Wheel

Accelerating

Trigger

Trigger

ame

Braking

Trigger

Trigger

Play

Drive Gear

Button

+ Button

 

 

Reverse Gear

Button

– Button

 

Destination Reminder

Button

Button

he controls described in this instruction manual describe usage of the Dreamcast Controller except ere specified as describing usage of the Rally Wheel.

l button icons used in this instruction manual represent the default button settings.

AUTION: Never touch the Analog umb Pad or the Triggers / (Rally Wheel = Steering Wheel, Triggers

/) while turning the Dreamcast ower ON.Doing so may disrupt the ntroller initialization procedure and

result in malfunction.

Using the Jump Pack:

When using the Jump Pack (sold separately) while playing Crazy Taxi, always be sure to insert the Jump Pack into Expansion Socket 2 of the Dreamcast Controller.

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earn how to perform these crazy maneuvers using different combinations of the teering Wheel, Accelerator, Brake and Drive/Reverse Shifting commands.

CRAZY DASH - Propel the cab forwards with a burst of speed with this crazy move .

HOW TO

First, release both the accelerator and brak e. Then, just after

EXECUTE

shifting into Drive, press the accelerator.

CRAZY DRIFT - Use this move to cause the cab to execute a sliding drift.

HOW TO

While moving forward, quickly shift into Reverse and back into

EXECUTE

Drive while cutting the Steering Wheel to the right or left.

CRAZY BACK DASH - Execute a hasty retreat with this speedy thrust in reverse .

HOW TO

 

Shift quickly into Reverse just after executing a Crazy Dash.

EXECUTE

 

CRAZY BACK DRIFT - With this move the cab will continue to move in reverse after spinning 180°.

HOW TO

 

While moving forward, quickly shift into Drive and back into

EXECUTE

Reverse while cutting the Steering Wheel to the right or left.

ce the title screen appears, press the Start Button to play the mode selection menu. Use to select an m and press to enter your selection.

lect "EXIT" or press to return to the title screen.

r details on each of the modes available, refer to the rresponding page numbers listed below.

ARCADE

p. 6

ORIGINAL

p. 6

CRAZY BOX

p.12

OPTIONS

p.15

RECORDS

p.16

SAVE & LOAD

p.17

In this game mode, play using the same course as the one featured in the Arcade version of Crazy Taxi.

Select this game mode to play using the specially designed Dreamcast original course.

Fine-tune your cab driving techniques by clearing each of these unique mini-games.

Use this mode to modify various settings of the game.

Here you can view the records and rankings for each of the game modes.

Use this mode to save or load game data or perform name entry for player files.

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th the Arcade and Orignial game modes have the same rules, content and menu. e only difference between these two modes is the course on which you play.

er selecting either “ARCADE” or “ORIGINAL” from the mode selection menu, the lowing mode menu will be displayed. Use to select a mode and press to ter your selection. Select "EXIT" or press to return to the title screen.

PLAY BY ARCADE RULES

Select this item to play according to the same rules as used in the Arcade version of Crazy Taxi. For details, see p. 9 – 11.

WORK FOR 3 MINUTES

Play freely for three minutes. Note that in this mode there are no time bonuses (see p. 11) available.

WORK FOR 5 MINUTES

Play freely for five minutes. Note that in this mode there are no time bonuses available.

WORK FOR 10 MINUTES

Play freely for ten minutes. Note that in this mode there are no time bonuses available.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arcade Mode Menu

 

Original Mode Menu

While driving a customer

GAME DISPLAY

Game Time: Once this time limit counts down to 0 the game is over.

Directional Arrow: This arrow shows the general direction of the destination.

Fares: The top figure is the Total Earned Fare and is a total of all fares earned.The bottom figure is the Fare for the current customer, which includes the base fare plus any tips earned, and will be added to the total earned fare once the customer is delivered to their destination.

Crazy Manuvers & Combos: All crazy maneuvers performed will appear

At the destination here with a counter that tracks any successive combos made.

Destination and Distance Counter: A picture of the destination location and a distance counter indicating the distance to the destination, is displayed as the customer gets into the cab . Press to display this image while driving.

Customer Time Limit: If this time limit reaches 0 before reaching the destination, the customer will jump out of the cab without paying their fare.

Gear Indicator: Shows the gear, drive or reverse, currently selected.

Time Bonus Indicator: Indicates the time bonus earned for arriving early at the destination.The time bonus is only available when playing the "PLAY BY ARCADE RULES" of the arcade and original modes (see p. 11 for details).

Ranking: Shows your current ranking relative to the total rankings .

ausing the Game

To pause the game and display the pause menu while playing in the Arcade, Original

or Crazy Box modes, press the Start Button. Use

to select a menu item and

 

press to enter the selection.Press the Start Button to exit and continue playing.

XIT: Select to exit the pause menu and continue playing.

ETRY: Select to restart the current game with the same driver in the same mode.

ENU: Select to exit the current game and return to the mode selection menu.

BRATION: If the vibration setting in the options menu is set to on, use

to

ggle this item ON/OFF. This item is only available when using a Jump Pack.

 

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