1. Getting Started
1a. The Purpose of This Demo
This Demo offers a sneak peek into the retail version of the game, in addition to providing an opportunity to test game performance on your computer.
If you are unsure whether the game will run optimally on your computer, we strongly recommend trying out the Demo first.
Please note that smooth performance with the Demo does not guarantee that the retail version will run on your computer.
*** Demo Contents ***
For this time, we have released two versions of demo.
A Version, playable with 6 characters and 1 trial stage for each.
B Version, playable with 3 characters and 1 trial stage for each.
The Save Game function is disabled in the Demo.
1b. System Requirements
Your computer must meet the following system requirements to run this game. The game may not run, or you may experience decreased performance on computers that do not fulfill these requirements.
OS: Windows 98SE/Me/2000(SP2 or later)/XP DirectX 9.0a or later
CPU: PentiumIII 600MHz equivalent or greater
RAM: 128MB or greater
Hard Disk Space: 280MB or greater
Video Card: Direct3D compatible video card (Video RAM 16MB or greater)
with newest graphics driver
Sound Card: DirectSound compatible sound card
Miscellaneous: DirectX9.0a or later, Windows Media Player 9 or later
Controls: Keyboard, Mouse
Recommended System (refer to Minimum requirements above for unlisted items):
CPU: PentiumIII 800MHz equivalent or greater
RAM: 256MB or greater
Video Card: Direct3D compatible video card (Video RAM 32MB or greater)
with newest graphics driver
Controls: Analog Joypad
Note: The game's performance and/or graphical quality may differ according your
computer's hardware and/or video card.
Computers with high-performance hardware will provide the best game
1c. Installing and Uninstalling the Game
1) Double-click the game file to run the installer program.
2) Follow the on-screen instructions to install the game.
Note: You need to have DirectX 9.0a or later, and Windows Media Player 9 or later installed on your computer in order to run the game. These two programs are not included in the game file; please download the latest versions from Microsoft's website.
The game can be uninstalled using one of the following methods:
1) Select the uninstall option from your Windows Start Menu.
2) Select the game from the Add/Remove Programs list in your Windows Control Panel.
1d. Running the Game
Once you have installed the game, you can start playing by selecting the shortcut which has been added to your Windows Start Menu.
1e. Configuring the Game
The game offers various options that can be configured for optimal performance. If the game performs slowly although your computer meets the system requirements, try lowering the screen resolution, frame rate and/or clipping settings, and/or switch to fullscreen mode if you are playing in window mode.
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