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Article #9 (24 is last):
Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.product.lynx.hints
From: aa338@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Mark Leair)
Subject: LYNX: Cyberball - cheat
Posted-By: xx004 (aa338 - Mark Leair)
Reply-To: aa338@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Mark Leair)
Edited-By: xx004 (aa338 - Mark Leair)
Date: Fri Apr 10 02:20:44 1992



In Tournament Cyberball there is an apparent bug in the game that can be a real
cheat.  This works well against another human player.  I haven't tried it 
against the computer.  I'm guessing the computer is "too smart" to fall
for this cheat.  Anyways, if you're fairly far up the field, you can run your
quarterback all the way
to the opposite end of the field, before throwing your pass.
"Unrealistic" passes can be completed from the opposite end of the field.
Watch out though, some computerized cyberbots will follow you all the way.
The advantage of this cheat is simple:

It takes out a few of the computerized defenders, and it throws the defense player
off by not allowing the defense player to see where your receivers are going.
In other words, all you see on both player's lynx's is a pretty much blank
screen with nothing but a quarterback and a few rushers....With enough 
practice, one can have little trouble blindly throwing passes like this.

Lastly, don't try this cheat on the "Real" arcade version of this game.  It
doesn't work.  Actually it's quite amusing what happens.  When you think the
quarterback is going to throw a 70 + yard pass, he/she/it ends up throwing a
pass that lands like 1 yard right in front of the QB.  Try it if you're ahead
sometime on the arcade version.  Is kinda amusing....;-)






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