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The Las Vegas Bingo Club is a 256-color VGA bingo game.
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The Las Vegas Bingo Club is a 256-color VGA bingo game.
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ORDER.FRM 1509 299 deflated
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Contents of the BINGO.DOC file








T H E L A S V E G A S
B I N G O C L U B

Version 1.0

Written by Mitch Harhay
Produced by Emerging Ventures and Arts
Copyright 1991 Mitch Harhay









Written with Fastgraph by Ted Gruber Software
An excellent graphics library










--- PREFACE -------------------------------------------------------

Welcome to The Las Vegas Bingo Club(LVBC)! The LVBC is a 256 VGA
Bingo game. This game requires a 256k-VGA card and a 100% Microsoft
compatible mouse with a mouse driver installed.
It would be to your best interest to read the documentation
for better knowledge of the game and the functions of the game.



--- LICENSE AGREEMENT ---------------------------------------------



The Las Vegas Bingo Club is NOT Public Domain, but Shareware. The
Shareware concept is try before you buy. You entitled to try this
game for 10 days before you either pay the registration fee or delete
the game and no longer use it.

The NON-REGISTERED version is not the same as the registered
version. When you register you will be sent a disk that has the
registered version. In this version you will have more types of bingo
to play along with the beg screens removed.

Please feel free to distribute this non-registered version so
others will be able to use it also. It must be distributed in its
complete, unaltered form (i.e., all manuals, files, etc.).
Commercial distributors of Shareware must obtain written permission
from the author before making this product available. You may charge

no more than $5 to cover the cost of disk fees, etc.

Do not de-compile or disassemble this program. Doing so, or
violating any other part of this license agreement, is a breach of
the copyright notice.






--- ORDERING INFORMATION ------------------------------------------



To register The Las Vegas Bingo Club, print out he form ORDER.FRM
and send it completed with U.S. funds. For more information about
ordering see, REGISTER.DOC.




--- WARRANTY ------------------------------------------------------



The Las Vegas Bingo Club is provied AS IS without any kind of
warranty. Neither Emerging Ventures and Arts(EVA) nor the author can
be held liable for any damage of compuuter systems or data by the
use of this program. In no even will EVA or the author be held
responsible for damages, lost profits, or incidental or consequential
damages by the use of this program.

If you have any problems with LVBC, please write to:

EVA - LVBC Support
1525 Darlene Way
Boulder City, NV 89005

Also include the following information:

Computer type (XT, 286, 386, 486, etc.)
Computer Memory Size
DOS version
Mouse type and driver version
VGA card type
Your phone number - Time to be reached

Once received you will be contacted as soon as possible.









--- INTRODUCTION --------------------------------------------------



The Las Vegas Bingo Club is a 256-VGA bingo game. The requirements
of the game are:

IBM 100% compatible PC
VGA card with 256K video memory
Microsoft compatible mouse

To setup the game, create a subdirectory on any drive (i.e.,
C:\BINGO). Then just place all files contained in the Las Vegas
Bingo Club archive into this directory. To begin the game, type
BINGO.

--- STARTING THE GAME ---------------------------------------------

Once the game loads you will see the title screen on the screen.
To turn off the music press the S key. To skip the screen/animation
press the ENTER key (these features are only supported in the
REGISTERED version).

After the title screen will be the main game playing area. There
will be two cards on the screen. The bingo card to the right is the
player card. The card to the left is the computer card, this card has
the same numbers for all games.

You will be asked to make a game selection. Each game is very fun
and challenging. The game types are as follows.



Classic Bingo

Classic Bingo - This game is the classic bingo game. To win in
classic bingo you need bingo in a horizontal, vertical, or
diagonal way. The diagram below shows examples of how to win. See
diagram from more information.


B I N G O

xxx xx xx xx xx

xxx x

xxx FREE

xxx x

xxx x



T Bingo Game

T Bingo Game - The object of this variation of bingo is to have
your chips arranged in a way that a T is formed. ONLY the upright T
is a win in this game. See diagram for more information.



B I N G O

x x x x x

x

FREE

x

x



X Game

The X game - To win this game you must have an X formed through
your bingo card. See diagram for more information.



B I N G O

x x

x x

FREE

x x

x x



Diamond Game (*)

The Diamond game - In this game you must have a diamond shape
marked off on your card. See diagram for more information.


B I N G O

x

x x

x FREE x

x x

x


Corner Game (*)

The corner game - In this game you must have all four corners
marked off to win. See diagram for more information.



B I N G O

x x



FREE



x x


Center Game (*)

The Center Game - In this game all the center squares must be
marked off to win. See diagram for more information.



B I N G O



x x x

x FREE x

x x x




All Number Bingo (*)

The all number game - In this game you must have all your
numbers marked off to win. See diagram for more information.


B I N G O

x x x x x

x x x x x

x x FREE x x

x x x x x

x x x x x



(*) - Only supported in the REGISTERED version of the Las Vegas
Bingo Club.

List of commands:

SPACE - Check for Bingo
H - Hold the Ball(pause)
P - Previous Numbers
S - Turn sound on/off
ESC - Quit game
Left mouse button - Place chip on number
Right mouse button - Drop next number(skip ball delay)

--- BINGO PLAY -----------------------------------------------------

Once you have selected your card and bingo game the numbers will
start being selected. On the screen you will see a white ball fall
from the top of the screen. On the ball is the letter and number
picked. The mouse has the control over the red bingo chip pointer.
If you have a number being picked move the pointer over to the number
and press the left mouse button. If this number was previously
picked or currently was picked a red bingo chip will be placed over
the number.

If you fall behind the numbers being picked you can select the H
key. This key pauses the computer from picking new numbers. You can
then flip from the previous number page to the player bingo card
while the hold key is on. Once you get caught up press the H key once
again to turn the selection of numbers on.

A number will be selected every 5 seconds if a button has not been
pressed.

If you have bingo, press the SPACE BAR key. The computer will then
check your card to see if you have bingo. If you have bingo a winning
screen will be displayed. After which you will be asked to select
another game type.

There are NO ties in the Las Vegas Bingo Club. If the computer has
bingo right after the number was selected the computer will win.

NOTE: You can check for bingo while the HOLD key is active.

Pressing the ESC key at anytime will return you to the main
selection area where you will be able to QUIT from the program.



--- TECHNICAL INFORMATION -----------------------------------------

Not enough memory to run - This means that your video card does
not support enough video memory to run The Las Vegas Bingo Club
or your computer does not have enough free memory to run LVBC.

You need a VGA card that has atleast 256k of video memory.

Mouse Missing Error - If your mouse is not connected or your
mouse driver is not loaded into memory then you will have this error.
The Las Vegas Bingo Club has been tested using Microsoft, Logitech,
and a Kraft Roller Ball.

File Missing Errors - These errors are caused by a file Las Vegas
Bingo Club needs is missing. The following files should be in the
LVBCxx.ZIP file:

BINGO.EXE
BINGO.GAM
TITLE.GAM
PREV.GAM
PREV2.GAM
CWIN.GAM
PWIN.GAM
6X82.FNT
BINGO.DOC
REGISTER.DOC
ORDER.FRM

All .EXE, .GAM, and .FNT files are needed for the Las Vegas BIngo
Club to run. If you are missing one of these files check the archive
for the file. If the file is missing out of the archive please notify
the Sysop of the BBS you downloaded it from. The latest versions of
all EVA software will be available on Dust Devil BBS (702) 796-7134
in Las Vegas, NV.


If you have any technical questions with the Las Vegas Bingo Club
please write to:

EVA - LVBC Support
1525 Darlene Way
Boulder City, NV 89005

Include a description of any problems you have or questions. You
may also contact me by calling Dust Devil BBS and writing E-mail
to Mitch Harhay. The phone number is:

Dust Devil BBS
(702) 796-7134 [HST]
Las Vegas, Nevada






--- SPECIAL THANKS TO... ------------------------------------------

Diana and Ted Gruber of Ted Gruber Software. Thanks for all the
ideas and help! (Diana, here have a game!)

John Gibbs, my partner. Thanks for keeping those backup files
that came in handy!

John Wagner and Steve Lumos, thanks for all the bug findings and
great ideas which made LVBC what it is today. 🙂

I thank the Lord Almighty that keeps me faced in the right
direction in life.



--- CHECK IT OUT! -------------------------------------------------


Be sure to check out Cyberwars another production of Emerging
Ventures and Arts. This is an excellent 256-VGA arcade robotic
wars game!









Fastgraph is a registered trademark of Ted Gruber Software.
The Las Vegas Bingo Club is a trademark of Emerging Ventures and Arts.


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