Kick Off 2 - Instructions
THE MAIN MENU
SINGLE GAME: A single game can be between a player and the computer
or between 2 players.2 players can team up against the
computer or against 2 other players (with adaptor).
There are also many various options of altering pitch
type,wind speed/direction etc...
THE LEAGUE: There is a league of 8 teams lasting 14 weeks.The leauge
championship requires consistentexellence.8 players can
play in the leauge which can be saved to continue later.
THE CUP: The cup tournament is played on a knock out basis.If there
is no result,extra time is played.If there is still no
result, a penalty shoot out decides the winner.
INT. FRIENDLY: This option allows you to play a single match using
international sides with their distinct styles of play.
PRACTICE: This mode allows one or two players to practice their ball
control without being herassed by the oposition.
OPTIONS: The options menu sets the conditions for a single game or
international freindly.The options must be selected before
playing the game.
SPECIAL EVENTS:This option is used for loading data disks to be
published at a later date.
ACTION REPLAY: (Disk only) This option is used to edit a file of
action replay of goals to make a "golden goals disk"
KIT DESIGN: This option enables design of custom kit for a
single game only.
The options menu once set remains unchanged until changed.The DEFALT
conditions are in BOLD
DURATION: 2x3, 2x5, 2x10 and 2x2.The league and cup matches are
2 x 5 min.
PITCH: A choice of 4 playing surfaces-
NORMAL.....Normal bounce and travel.
SOGGY......Ball bounce and travel.
WET........Increased ball travel and speed.
ARTIFICIAL.High speed bounce,increased ball travel/speed
and reduced player stamina.
Yes or No If the answer is YES,extra time proportional to
the full match duration is played if the result is a draw
after the full time. The extra time is in two halves and
the teams change ends at the half time.If the result is
still a draw then a sudden death penalty shoot out decides
WIND: A choice of 4 (Off,Light,Medium and Strong.)
TACTICS: Each team can use a total of 4 tactics on the game disc or
the data disk containing tactics designed by the player
SKILL LEVEL: Choice of 5 skill levels -
International,1st,2nd,2rd and 4th divisions. The attributes
and skills of the players corresponds to the division.In a
single match,identical squads are presented for both players,
thus ensuring that the result depends on the skill of the
players only. The skill level of both teams can be set
independantly. This facility allows even a novice with an
international squad to play against an experienced player
with 4th division squal a run for his money.
NOTE-There is another level namet "PLAYER MANAGER" this allows a
"Player Manager" team to be loaded along with its tactics to play against
another player or computer at any of the 5 skill levels or play against
another "Player Manager" team.
LEAGUE OPTIONS:The skill level at which the league is played can be
selected.A choice of 3rd division, 1st division or
GAME SPEED: The speed of the agme can be changed. At reduced speed, it
is possible to play a very tactical game and see how your
tactics actually work and the response of your opponents.
There are 3 speeds FAST,MEDIUM,SLOW.
AFTER TOUCH: YES or NO If the answer is YES,the ball direction can be
altered for a short duration after shooting, Ideal for
bending the ball.
SELECT REFEREE:YES or NO You amy select any of the 24 referees.
The referees play a very important part in the game.
Each player on the pitch has a unique mix of attributes and
This mix determins the performence of the players.In various ways.
SELECTING SKILL LEVELS:There are 5 skill levels:
2) 1st DIVISION,
3) 2nd DIVISION,
4) 3rd DIVISION,
5) 4th DIVISION,
6) PLAYER MANAGER.
SELECTING THE NUMBER OF PLAYERS:
1 to 4 playes. These changed by the TEAM SELECTION.
GAME OPTIONS: All four options are selected via the main menu.
SINGLE GAME- 2 players against 2 players,
1 player against computer,
2 players against computer,
1 player against 1 player.
On selecting this option you will be asked number of players 1,2,3 or 4.
SELECT TEAMS- Gives you the oppertunity to select both teams. The winner
of the toss decides whether to play up or down pitch, the
name of the referee is displayed.
TACTICS- Select the tactics for the start of the match using the
keyboard. The tactics can be changed any time during the
match when the ball is out of play.
SUBSTITUTIONS- Two substitutions are allowed in a match.
This option allows you to play a single game between any
two international teams. On selecting this option a list
of all the countries is presented hilight the team A then
press fire and do the same for team B.
THE LEAGUE: The league consists of 8 teams and lasts 14 weeks. There
are 3 skill levels,third,first and international at which
the league can be played.Use the OPTIONS menu to set the
skill level (Defalt is level 1) the following options are
CHANGE THE LEAGUE:
Move joystick up/down to highlight a team and press fire
to select and use the keyboard.
SELECTING THE TEAMS:
When the table first appears, the letter C appears against
all the teams to say that all the teams are under computer
comtrol. To change the team to joystick i.e play that team
in the league. Move joystick to highlight the team then
LOAD PLAYER/MAMAGER TEAMS:
To load a player manager team first highlight the team you
wish to replace with the other team then press F3 and
insert your TEAM DATA DISK and press the fire button.
LOADING PLAYER/MANAGER TACTICS:
Highlight the team you wish to load the new tactics to and
press F5 and insert Player Manager DATA disk and press the
fire button a DIR will be displayed with all the tactics,
move the joystick to highlight the tactics and press the
LOAD: This option allows you to load a previously saved league
and continue it. When this option is exercised,none of the
options above can be used, insert your saved league disk
and press fire. Select the league to load and press fire.
CONTINUE: Select this option to play the league that has been
loaded. (teams next to play will be highlighted)
SAVE: Select this option to save a current league. A FORMATED disk
is needed to save on to.
QUIT: The league is abandoned without saving and the program
returns to the MAIN menu.
PLAY MATCH: The squad selection screens for each team are displayed next.
The game now follows is the same as a single game.
The cup tournament is for 8 teams and is a knock out basis.
In the case of a draw,there is extra time etc.
PLAYING AS A TEAM:
The player controls the player nearest the ball.
PLAYING IN POSITION:
The player assumes the identity, His skills stay the same
all through the game.
TEAM MODE: 2 players can team up against the computer or 2 other players.
3rd player (Joystick 3 (with adaptor)) in team with player 1
4th player (Joystick 4 (with adaptor)) in team with player 2
1 Player only: Player 1 controls TEAM A with joystick no.1
2 Players: 2 players can play in TEAM or against each other player
2 uses joystick no.2
3 Players: 3 playes can play in TEAM MODE e.g JOY.1 and JOY.3
4 Players: 4 players can play only TEAM MODE e.g JOY.1 and JOY.3
against JOY.2 and JOY.4
MOVEMENTS: The player moves in all 8 directions.
HEADERS: The player can jump to head the ball by pressing the fire
button when the ball is above the player.
The purpose of this is to get the ball from another player,
tackling from behind is a FOUL.
SLIDING TACKLE:This tackle can be done from any direction. A sliding tackle
on an opponent without a ball is a FOUL. Press the fire
button to do a sliding tackle.
SCISSOR KICK: Reverse the direction of the joystick when the ball is in
the air for a scissor kick.
DOUBLE DRIBBLE:The ball travels in front of the player. The distance it
travels depends on the speed of the player on contact.
SHOOT BALL: Press the fire button After touching the ball will shoot
the ball in the direction of the player.
STOP BALL: Press the fire button before touching the ball will stop
the ball and give the player total control.
PASS BALL: You must stop the ball before you can pass. Keep the fire
button pressed and move the joystick in the direction you
wish to pass and release the fire button.
CHIP BALL: If the ball is on the ground,reversing the direction of the
joystick will chip the ball.
AFTER TOUCH: This option can be activated in the OPTIONS it gives the
player control of the ball after he has kicked it etc.
DEFENDING A PENALTY:
The keeper will move only when the player fires. The longer
the keeper hold down his button the further the keeper
REFER TO BELOW FIG.1
A - Jump up
B - Dive top left
C - Dive top right
D - Dive left mid
E - Catch ball
F - Dive right mid
G - Dive left ground
H - Dive right ground
I - Stoop
D E F
TAKING GOAL KICKS:
The keeper automaticaly take the goal kicks unless the
player want to to take control, he does so by moving the
keeper to the position then press in the fire button The
following controls are in effect.
REFER TO ABOVE FIG.1
A - Hard ahead
B - Hard left
C - Hard right
D - Medium left
E - Medium ahead
F - Medium right
G - Soft left
H - Soft right
J - Soft ahead
CORNER KICKS: Selecting the type of corner kicks, there are nine
The selection box is the parts of the ball the player will
kicking the ball,at the bottom lifts ball to bar height.
,in the middle takes the ball at mid goal height.
,at the top of the ball keeps the ball at lew height.
,away from the goal curls the ball inwards.
,straight keeps the ball straight.
,towards the goal curls the ball away.
To alter the strength of the kick, the longer the fire button is kept down
the harder the kick and vice versa.
TAKING A FREE KICK:
The ball is placed where the foul occurred. A few yards away
on the side of the ball stands a player from the team taking
the free kick. If two players are in team mode,the main
player takes the free kick and the other controlled player
stands on the side nearest the goal.
REFER TO THIS FIG FOR BELOW LETTERS.
D E F
A Jump over the ball Dip the ball
B Slight left bias Dip and swerve ball
C Slight right bias Dip and swerve ball
D more left bias Swerve ball
E Straight kick No action
F More right bias Swerve ball
G Pass ball to left player
H Pass ball to right player
DEFENDING FREE KICKS:
A wall of players if formed 10yrds from the ball in
the direct path of the ball.
THROW IN: The computer automaticaly takes a throw in unless the player
assumes control if the joystick is in the 5 forward
positions the ball will be thrown a long distance or if it
is in the 3 back positions it will go a short distance.
SUBSTITUTIONS: You are allowed 2 subs in a match.THE KEEPER CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED.
In Game to sub. a player: PLAYER.12 TEAM-A F4
PLAYER.14 TEAM-A F5
PLAYER.12 TEAM-B F9
PLAYER.14 TEAM-B F10
CHANGING TACTICS DURING THE MATCH:
IN A SINGLE GAME:
There are 8 diff. tactics on the kick off 2 disk a team is
allowed 4 tactics in a match.
P - Pause
X - Change scanner size
Typed by DR STRANGE of VISION. Edited by PARASITE.