screens - The general rule is use the up and down
arrow keys to see different options, use enter
to select them, and the escape key to go back
to the previous menu.
The status indicator - This
indicates Fred's condition, displaying number of
lives (little fred pictures), current weapon (the
grey shells), ammo left (the number by the current
weapon) and score (red number far right).
- left and right arrow keys. Fred can walk along
platforms, lifts,and up and down stairs. He will
be obstructed by walls and other objects, and will
fall off the edge of surfaces. A bit like real life
- Fred can sneak along quietly, which allows him
to pass behind monsters unnoticed when their backs
are turned. Creep by holidng down the ? or / key
and the left or right arrow.
- Fred can jump up vertically, by pressing the up
arrow when he's not in front of any game objects
such as buttons. He can also jump outwards using
the space bar. You'll have to experiment with how
far you can jump.
current weapon - Use the right "shift"
button to scroll throught the range of weapons.
Alternatively (and this is a lot faster), use the
number buttons 1-8, at the top of the keyboard,
to select the weapon coresponding to that number.
- Use either "alt" key to shoot, but beware,
various different weapons fire in different manners,
so check out the weapons below.
ladders - Fred can climb up or down ladders, as
well as being able to shoot whilst on them. Use
up and down to make Fred ascend or descend.
Game objects - Objects
such as buttons and teleporters can be activated
or de-activated using the up arrow key, when fred
is standing in front of them.
- Fred can duck to avoid projectiles, malign monsters
or toremain conspicuous in cover. To duck press
and hold the down arrow; not you can't walk or shoot
while ducking, but you can seruptitiously throw
grenades. Cover usually consists of greenery or
barrels of gunk.
Pause menu - To pause the game
and bring up the menu press the escape key. Press
it again to continue playing.