Unreal

Tournament

Battle alone or command a team against relentless warriors all sharing the same goal, to score the highest individual score during the tournament and be the champion.

All players start with the game with a limited number of lives dependant on their skill level.  Additional lives can be gained by destroying targets, and zapping players but lives are lost each time a player is zapped (1 life), missiled (2 lives) or nuked (3 lives).

Lives

Level

Initial Lives Allocated

Additional Lives Available

Destroying Targets

Zapping Opponents

1 - Recruit

30

4

0.25 +/- 0.04 lev diff

2 - Gunner

28

4

0.25 +/- 0.04 lev diff

3 - Trooper

26

4

0.25 +/- 0.04 lev diff

4 - Captain

24

3

0.25 +/- 0.04 lev diff

5 - Starlord

22

3

0.25 +/- 0.04 lev diff

6 - Lasermaster

20

3

0.25 +/- 0.04 lev diff

7 - Laser Elite

18

3

0.25 +/- 0.04 lev diff

A player must leave the arena when all their lives are lost, however they may re-enter the arena as many times as they wish so long as their name has been deleted from the score screen (this is done automatically 5 minutes after they have been eliminated from the game).

Special Abilities

Zapping other players and destroying the targets accumulates special points.  Special points are required to activate the special abilities available as indicated below;

Ability

Description

Rapid Fire

Rapid Fire is achieved by zapping 4 players in a row.  You retain Rapid fire until you are hit.

Invulnerability

if you zap 5 players in a row, without being hit yourself, then you become invulnerable for 10 seconds.

Payback

payback allows you to come straight back to life after you have been deactivated.  Keep your trigger pressed for 2 seconds when you are hit.

Missiles

Your suit will tell you when missiles are available ( 5 special points each).  Stay locked onto a player until you hear the 3rd high pitched tone and fire.

Reset

Keep your trigger pressed for 2 seconds and Reset allows you to zap a player even when they are deactivated. your suit will tell you when reset is available. (5 special points).

Nuke

Nukes take 3 lives from every player in the arena, no matter where they are.  Hold the trigger down for two seconds to launch the Nuke but stay alive until activated. (25 special points minimum).

Scoring

Target

Missile

Nuke

Zap

1001

500

1000

100

Timing

The tournament will last three hours and players may enter the arena as many times as they wish during the tournament, however they may be required to wait their turn as only 24 players are allowed in the arena at one time.

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