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|Genre:||Arcade Game: Beat-em-up/Solo|
|Cover Art Language:||English|
|Machine Compatibility:||BBC Model B|
|Release:||Professionally released on 5.25" Disc|
|Available For:||Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC464, BBC Model B, Commodore 16/Plus 4, Commodore 64, Commodore 64/128, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, MSX, Nintendo, Spectravideo 328 & Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3|
|Compatible Emulators:||BeebEm (PC (Windows))|
PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS))
Model B Emulator (PC (Windows))
|Original Release Date:||1st March 1986|
|Original Release Price:||Unknown|
|Market Valuation:||£4.00 (How Is This Calculated?)|
|Box Type:||Cassette Single Flat Clamshell Black|
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Animation is superb - almost an accurate copy of the arcade original. If you thought you'd already seen the ultimate karate game then think again. Read Review
If you're a martial arts freak, you've got a choice between Karate Combat and Yie-Ar Kung Fu. You'll probably enjoy both these efforts but I think Karate Combat's the superior product. Read Review
9/10. If you haven't got a copy of this game, buy one today! Read Review
Yie Ar Kung Fu is a test of skill development in the traditional Martial Arts. It features Oolong in his attempt to become a Grand-master in the ancient skills in honour of his father, a kung-fu master before him.
Your ultimate goal is to become a grand-master but to achieve this you must defeat a variety of opponents each more deadly than the last. They are armed with differing skills and weapons and must be overcome with a combination of 14 different moves.
The game takes place in two loactions, the first beside a waterfall and the second in front of the Bamboo Pagoda tht houses the Martial Arts Academy. The fun and excitement of Kung Fu is about to begin as you face your foe. Your honourable opponents are...
A huge kung-fu fighter who can attack by flying through the air.
A beautiful girl warrior who is an expert at throwing deadly stars or SHURIKEN.
Master of the NUNCHAKU - beware his reach.
Attacks with the ancient rod or BO.
Throws different objects all of which must be avoided (Lanterns, Woks, Knives, Bricks and Yin/Yang symbols).
Another female adversary, this time an exponent of the NINJAFAN.
Sword-carrying opponent, a firesome and deadly foe.
This fighter is armed with a deadly chain.
The Kung Fu master himself, who changes his form to yours to confuse you, and possesses all the skills and moves of Oolong, but faster.
More objects to catch you off guard. If you can survive this final test, you will truly become a grand-master.
The action continues however as your teachers pit you against odds to prove yourself further!
Oolong is controlled as follows:
The diagonal directions are obtained by holding down two of the direction keys simultaneously. The moves, showing their relevant keys, are as follows:
|ESCAPE||...||Return to hi-score table|
While in pause mode, Q and S will turn the sound off and on.
Attack moves are obtained by a combination of the direction keys and the RETURN and SHIFT keys.
Oolong automatically attacks in the direction of his foe, except on the FEEDLE screens when he can face in either direction.
When the KO meter reaches 0 the player is knocked out.
You have three lives to begin your task. Good luck!
On-screen scoring indicates your current score, the highest score and the number of lives you have remaining. Bonus lives are awarded at 30,000 points and at every 80,000 thereafter. The score for each successful move is as follows:
|Round House Kick||...||300|
Points are also awarded for your number of KO hits remaining. If you get a "perfect" score then you are awrded 10,000 times the wave number.
Tape: CHAIN"" (RETURN)
Disc: Hold SHIFT and tap BREAK.
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