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Libero Grande (e)

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                              LIBERO GRANDE
                        Version 0.1 (Jan 21th 1999)
                  by : Stephan Lee (liewanto@mailcity.com)
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Copyright protected.1999.All right reserved.This FAQs is written by the author.
No part of this could be reproduced without the prior writer's permission.
This Faq is allowed for individual use but not for commercial use or publishing.
No part of this FAQs could be re-edited without the writer's permission.Any 
enquires or additional info about the game may contact the author through 
email liewanto@mailcity.com. Libero Grande developed by Namco of Japan
Visit their official Homepage at http://www.namco.co.jp
This FAQs is original and based on the author's own experiences and 
strategies. Any tips and strategies are welcomed to submit.

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  TABLE OF CONTENTS
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  1. Introduction
  2. Features
  3. Game Menu
  4. Playing the Game
  5. Players Info
  6. Hidden Players
  7. Challenge 9
  8. Acknowledgement

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  1. INTRODUCTION
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  Hello again Soccerfans, after finished my Fifa'99 & ISS Pro'98 FAQs, i now
  worked with one of the promising soccer game that called Libero Grande.
  I'm Indonesian Chinese, so i don't know how to read Japanese, but i tried
  my best to work out with Libero Grande. Unlike the other soccer game that
  you can control all of you players, Libero Grande only allow you to control
  one player that becoming a part of the team. Of course the player that
  you control is the key player of the team that you're handle.
  Even you only control one player you can control the team using some button.
  I really enjoy this game. It offered something that really new & inovative. 
  I hope you guys enjoy this game too. Now lets go on.

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  2. FEATURES
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  - Fully 3D polygon animation.
  - Features World high class key player from around the world with their
    real pictures.
  - Analog & Dual Shock Compatible.
  - Five exciting gameplay mode including Arcade mode, International Cup,
    Exhibition, World League, & Challenge 9 mode.
  - Bringing the game into life with player head-tracking, in-stadium 
    lighting, night games, and improved player animations.
  - Semi Automatic Controller to gain access to manage all of your players.
  - Inovative & Unusual gameplay give you more fun & exciting game ever.
  - Four adjustable difficulty level.

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  3. GAME MENU
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  - Arcade Mode  : Select your player & team then try to win the tournament.
  - Int'l Cup    : Try to win the Int'l Cup.
  - Exhibition   : Play an exhibition game between 1P vs 2P or 1P/2P vs CPU.
  - World League : Join the world league, up to 8 teams to control.
  - Challenge 9  : Test your Soccer Skill via 9 Soccer skill exams.
  - Option       : The game option.

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  4. PLAYING THE GAME
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  a. Offense / Basic Moves
  
     Shoot        : O
     Skills       : Square + D-Pad
     Pass         : X
     Accel        : Triangle (Hold)
     L1           : Defensive Strategy
     R1           : Offensive Strategy
     Through Pass : Square + X
     Rainbow Kick : Down, Up + X
 
  b. Defense / Out of Ball
 
     Slide Tackle : O
     Tackle       : Square
     Press        : X
     Accel        : Triangle (Hold)
     L1           : Defensive Strategy
     R1           : Offensive Strategy

  c. Your team mate player handle the ball
  
     Shoot        : O
     Pass to you  : Square 
     Skills       : X + D-Pad

  d. Miscellaneous
 
     In game menu 
     
     Accept       : O (Move forward to next Screen)
     Cancel       : X (Back to Previous Screen)

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  5. PLAYERS INFO
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              Spd = Speed, Sht = Shoot Power, Skl = Skills
                   H = Heights, W = Weights, A = Age

     There are 20 current Player available, they are :
 
     1. Raimundo (Ronaldo)
        Spd : A    H : 180 cm
        Sht : B    W : 74 kg
        Skl : A    A : 25
 
     2. Rudolf De Buys (Ronald De Boer)
        Spd : B    H : 212 cm
        Sht : A    W : 72 kg
        Skl : B    A : 27
 
     3. Antonio Del Pacino (Alessandro Del Piero)
        Spd : A    H : 191 cm
        Sht : B    W : 80 kg
        Skl : A    A : 29
    
     4. Zenon Sadkine (Zinedine Zidane)
        Spd : B    H : 188 cm
        Sht : B    W : 77 kg
        Skl : A    A : 22
    
     5. Naoki Hidaka (Hidetoshi Nakata)
        Spd : A    H : 187 cm
        Sht : C    W : 78 kg
        Skl : A    A : 29
 
     6. Phillipe Empson (?)
        Spd : A    H : 194 cm
        Sht : B    W : 68 kg
        Skl : C    A : 25
   
     7. Alfred Shatter (Alan Shearer)
        Spd : B    H : 184 cm
        Sht : A    W : 71 kg
        Skl : A    A : 32

     8. Gaston Balmaceda (Gabriel Batistuta)
        Spd : C    H : 189 cm
        Sht : A    W : 80 kg
        Skl : A    A : 28
     
     9. Cornerio Valencia (Carlos Valderrama)
        Spd : A    H : 181 cm
        Sht : C    W : 72 kg
        Skl : C    A : 30
   
    10. Jordan Kruger (Juergen Klinsmann)
        Spd : B    H : 190 cm
        Sht : C    W : 78 kg
        Skl : A    A : 31
 
    * The other 10 player's info will be added in next update.

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  6. HIDDEN PLAYERS
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     There are 10 hidden characters, they are :

     1. Ruprech Goes (?)
        Spd : A    H : 199 cm
        Sht : A    W : 70 kg
        Skl : A    A : 30

     2. Minoru Kai (Kazuyoshi Miura)
        Spd : A    H : 165 cm
        Sht : C    W : 51 kg
        Skl : A    A : 22
  
     3. Arnold Lang (Alexi Lalas)
        Spd : C    H : 222 cm
        Sht : A    W : 115 kg
        Skl : C    A : 28

    * The other 7 still haven't found, please e-mail me if you find any.

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  7. CHALLENGE 9
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     There are 9 Practice Mode to test your Skills, there are :

     1. Sidewinder.
     2. Hawkeyes.
     3. Chameleon.
     4. Grasshoppers.
     5. Albatross. 
     6. Saber Tiger.

     After you qualify the first six modes, the three last mode will appear,
     there are :
    
     7. Black Kite.
     8. Scorpion.
     9. King Cobra.

    * The Challenge 9 description will be added in the next update.

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  8. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
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     Thanks to : - Namco for making this cool soccer game.
                 - Gamefaqs for the cooperation.
                 - My Friends that help me play Libero Grande (epc : Julianto)
                 - All of you who support me & give some advice via e-mail.
     PS : Please help me translate the Japanese text, i can't read any.


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                 * Stephan Lee (liewanto@mailcity.com) *
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