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               ============= EVERYBODY'S GOLF 3 =============
    
                           TRANSLATION GUIDE 1.8
    
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    MINNA NO GOLF 3 [JAPAN] - Translation Guide - Version 1.8
    Created: Aug. 5, 2001, Last Updated: Nov. 2, 2001
    
    Compiled by John Ricciardi [tvgamex@hotmail.com]
    http://www.raverpants.com/madoushi
    
    Minna no Golf 3 (C)2001 Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
    This Guide (C)2001 John Ricciardi. All Rights Reserved.
    
    Welcome to my Minna no Golf 3 translation guide. For those of you who
    are unaware, Minna no Golf is Japan's version of America's popular
    Hot Shots Golf series. The series is also known as "Everybody's Golf"
    in Japan (the literal translation of Minna no Golf is Everybody's
    Golf). Minna no Golf 3 will be released later this year in America as
    Hot Shots Golf 3, but not before undergoing a number of changes, I'm
    sure (the first two games got quite a workover before reaching the
    U.S., mostly in the form of new and/or different characters).
    
    The purpose of this guide is simple: to help importers make their way
    around the various menus and modes of SCEI and Clap Hanz' latest
    classic. The way I see it, the more people who can play the game
    without the frustrations of not being able to understand what's going
    on, the better.
    
    Please note: This is NOT a strategy guide, so please don't e-mail me
    asking for tips, hints, or anything else like that, because I won't
    be replying to any such requests. However, if you notice any
    mistakes, or have any useful additions, feel free to drop me a line.
    
    CONTENTS:
    0.0 - Revision History
    1.0 - Getting Started
       1.1 - New Game
       1.2 - Continue Play
    2.0 - Main Menu
    3.0 - One-Player ("Solo") Golf
       3.1 - Stroke
       3.2 - Convention Mode
       3.3 - Versus Mode
       3.4 - Training
       3.5 - National Convention Mode
    4.0 - Multi-Player ("Everybody") Golf
       4.1 - Stroke
       4.2 - Match Play
    5.0 - Select Screens
       5.1 - Player Select Screen
       5.2 - Character Select Screen
       5.3 - Course Select Screen
    6.0 - Mini Game
    7.0 - Data
    8.0 - Continue
    9.0 - Options
    10.0 - Characters, Caddies and Courses
       10.1 - Characters
       10.2 - Caddies
       10.3 - Courses
    11.0 - Clubs and Balls
       11.1 - Clubs
       11.2 - Balls
    12.0 - Shop Guide
       12.1 - Screen 1
       12.2 - Screen 2
       12.3 - Screen 3
       12.4 - Screen 4
    13.0 - Convention Mode Guide
       13.1 - Beginner
       13.2 - Amateur
       13.3 - Semipro
       13.4 - Pro
       13.5 - Tour Pro
       13.6 - Top Pro
       13.7 - Kings
    14.0 - National Convention Mode Guide
       14.1 - Known National Convention Passwords
    15.0 - Special Thanks
    16.0 - Disclaimer
    
    =====================================================================
    
    0.0 - REVISION HISTORY
    
    Version 1.8: Mingol.net went haywire for a few days, so they've
    extended the current National Convention. The previously announced
    Halloween Cup and Matsutake Championship are gone from the schedule,
    so chances are they're either delayed or cancelled.
    
    Version 1.7: Do you really even read this part? If so, take a wild
    guess what's new this time. :-)
    
    Version 1.6: Autumn is here, and with it, two new National
    Convention Passwords.
    
    Version 1.5: Added the latest National Convention Password.
    
    Version 1.4: Added another National Convention Password. This one
    is a biggie, with actual prizes and stuff. It only lasts for four
    days, so you'd better check it out soon!
    
    Version 1.3: Good update this time! The Shop Guide is now complete
    (woo!), save for one item that I'm having difficulty translating
    (野次の素). Also, there are two brand new National Convention
    Passwords in the Known National Convention Passwords section (14.1),
    so you Internet Ranking freaks can get your groove on.
    
    Version 1.2: Updated the Convention Mode and National Convention
    Mode sections. Added four new sections: Clubs and Balls, Shop
    Guide, Convention Mode Guide and National Convention Mode Guide.
    The Shop Guide is incomplete, as I still need to buy a bunch of
    stuff. I'll update it accordingly.
    
    Version 1.1: Updated the Options section and the Characters, Caddies
    and Courses section, and fixed a bunch of small errors.
    
    Version 1.0: First version. Still need to mess with the Convention
    and National Convention modes, and open up the remaining Characters,
    Caddies and Options (and whatever else).
    
    =====================================================================
    
    1.0 - GETTING STARTED
    
    At any time during the opening intro, press START to get to the
    title screen. There you will be presented with the following options:
    
    はじめから(プレイデータを作ります)
    New Game (Create Play Data)
    
    つづきからあそぶ
    Continue Play
    
    1.1 - NEW GAME
    
    First-timers will obviously want to choose New Game. This will take
    you to the following screen:
    
    プレイデータを作る
    Create Play Data
    
    Here, choose an empty slot, name your Play Data (for example, "JOHN")
    and select "OK" from the input screen. It will then say:
    
    これでよろしいですか?
    Is this okay?
    
    はい   いいえ
    Yes     No
    
    Choose Yes. It will then say:
    
    ここにセーブします。
    よろしいおですか?
    Save here.
    Okay?
    
    はい   いいえ
    Yes     No
    
    Choose Yes to begin. You will be taken to the Main Menu.
    
    1.2 - CONTINUE PLAY
    
    If you want to continue your game, choose Continue Play from the main
    menu. This will take you to the following screen:
    
    ロード
    Load
    
    Choose your file and press the CIRCLE button.  It will then say:
    
    このプレイデータではじめます。
    よろしいおですか?
    Start with this Play Data.
    Okay?
    
    はい   いいえ
    Yes     No
    
    Choose Yes to begin. You will be taken to the Main Menu.
    
    =====================================================================
    
    2.0 - MAIN MENU
    
    There are six choices on the main menu. Each choice will be explained
    in its respective section (see below). They are (from left to right,
    top to bottom):
    
    ひとりでGOLF
    One-Player ("Solo") Golf
    
    みんなでGOLF
    Multi-player ("Everybody") Golf
    
    ミニゲーム
    Mini Game
    
    データ
    Data
    
    コンティニュー
    Continue
    
    オプション
    Options
    
    =====================================================================
    
    3.0 - ONE-PLAYER ("SOLO") GOLF
    
    Choosing this will take you to the One-Player menu. There, you will
    find five choices. Each choice will be explained in its respective
    section (see below). They are (from left to right, top to bottom):
    
    ストローク
    Stroke
    
    大会モード
    Convention Mode
    
    VSモード
    Versus Mode
    
    トレーニング
    Training
    
    全国大会モード
    National Convention Mode
    
    3.1 - STROKE
    
    Basic stroke play. The player with the lowest number of strokes wins.
    Choose a character (see 5.2 - CHARACTER SELECT SCREEN), choose a
    course (see 5.3 - COURSE SELECT SCREEN), and begin.
    
    3.2 - CONVENTION MODE
    
    The Convention Mode is the real "meat" of Minna no Golf 3. It
    consists of seven classes, each of which has four conventions
    (tournaments) to play through (one for each season - Spring, Summer,
    Autumn, Winter). In order to advance through the classes, you must
    increase your rank by winning conventions. The better you place in
    a convention, the more experience points you will gain, which go
    directly toward increasing your rank. In addition, winning a
    convention will net you both a trophy and a prize (the prize differs
    for each individual convention). For a complete list of conventions
    and prizes, see section 13.0 - CONVENTION GUIDE.
    
    3.3 - VERSUS MODE
    
    Versus Mode is you vs. a computer opponent in one-on-one Match Play.
    Choose a character (see 5.2 - CHARACTER SELECT SCREEN), choose an
    opponent (if you can't figure this part out, you probably shouldn't
    be playing), and choose a course (see 5.3 - COURSE SELECT SCREEN) to
    begin. There are 12 CPU characters to go against, each of which
    becomes a selectable character once you defeat them. To win, you must
    be "Up" (ahead) at the end of the 18th hole. (You can also win via
    Called Game by being "Up" by four holes at any time during a match.)
    If the match is tied after 18 holes, you will enter Sudden Death
    mode, where you go one hole at a time until someone comes out on top.
    
    3.4 - TRAINING
    
    Your basic training mode. Use this to practice your shots, practice
    certain holes, etc. Choose a character (see 5.2 - CHARACTER SELECT
    SCREEN) and then choose a course (see 5.3 - COURSE SELECT SCREEN) to
    begin. When you start, the Training Mode menu will appear. It reads
    as follows:
    
    トレーニングモード
    Training Mode
    
    コース
    Course
       Use this to choose which course you'd like to train on.
    
    ホール
    Hole
       Use this to choose which hole from the above course that you'd
       like to train on.
    
    季節
    Season
       Use this to choose the Season. For your reference, they are:
       春 (Spring), 夏 (Summer), 秋 (Autumn), 冬 (Winter).
    
    ティー
    Tee
       Use this to choose your Tee. All I have so far is レギュラー
       (Regular).
    
    ラウンドスタート
    Round Start
       When you're ready to begin, choose this.
    
    メニューへ戻る
    Go Back to Menu
       Choose this to return to the main menu.
    
    
    3.5 - NATIONAL CONVENTION MODE
    
    National Convention Mode is basically an Internet Ranking mode that
    allows you to participate in special exclusive conventions and then
    post your scores on the official Minna no Golf 3 web site. If you
    can't read Japanese, participating in this will be somewhat of a
    headache. For more information, see 14.0 - NATIONAL CONVENTION
    MODE GUIDE.
    
    =====================================================================
    
    4.0 - MULTI-PLAYER ("EVERYBODY") GOLF
    
    Choosing this will take you to the Multi-Player menu. There, you will
    find two choices. Each choice will be explained in its respective
    section (see below). They are (from left to right):
    
    ストローク
    Stroke
    
    マッチプレイ
    Match Play
    
    4.1 - STROKE
    
    Basic stroke play for up to four players. This mode supports the PS2
    Multitap, but if you don't have one, you can still play by sharing
    controllers. As usual, the player with the lowest number of strokes
    wins. First set up your players (see 5.1 - PLAYER SELECT SCREEN),
    then choose your characters (see 5.2 - CHARACTER SELECT SCREEN), and
    finally, choose a course to play on (see 5.3 - COURSE SELECT SCREEN).
    
    
    4.2 - MATCH PLAY
    
    This mode is for two-player head-to-head Match Play. The player with
    the most holes won at the end of the match wins. If the event of a
    draw, you will enter Sudden Death mode, where you go one hole at a
    time until someone comes out ahead. First set up your players (see
    5.1 - PLAYER SELECT SCREEN), then choose your characters (see 5.2 -
    CHARACTER SELECT SCREEN), and finally, choose a course to play on
    (see 5.3 - COURSE SELECT SCREEN).
    
    =====================================================================
    
    5.0 - SELECT SCREENS
    
    These important screens pertain to several game modes, so I decided
    to stick them in their own little section.
    
    5.1 - PLAYER SELECT SCREEN
    
    In any multi-player modes, you will be taken to the Player Select
    screen to set up your players. It looks like this:
    
    プレイヤーセレクト
    Player Select
    
    Depending on the mode you're playing, there will be either two or
    four player slots. Press RIGHT or LEFT on the d-pad to move between
    the slots, and press UP and DOWN to choose between user-controlled
    players (プレイヤー) and computer-controlled players (コンピュータ). If
    you press DOWN twice, you'll see an extra line in orange under COM
    that says 〜最強版〜. This means "Strongest Type," and infers that the
    CPU player will be particularly good.
    
    5.2 - CHARACTER SELECT SCREEN
    
    The Character Select screen is used to choose the character you wish
    to play as. In the beginning, only three characters are available,
    but as you defeat opponents in the Versus Mode, new characters will
    become available for play. There are 15 characters in all (see 10.0 -
    CHARACTERS, CADDIES & COURSES). The screen looks like this:
    
    キャラクターセレクト
    Character Select
    
    The select process is pretty simple. Choose a character, and press
    CIRCLE to confirm. While highlighting a character, press SELECT to
    change their outfit, and press TRIANGLE to view the character model
    on-screen. L1 and R1 are used to switch Clubs, and L2 and R2 are
    used to switch Balls. Note: In the beginning, the only Clubs
    available are ビギナーズ (Beginner's) and スタンダード (Standard). The
    only Balls available are スタンダード (Standard).
    
    5.3 - COURSE SELECT SCREEN
    
    The Course Select screen is used to choose a course and course
    settings. It looks like this:
    
    コースセレクト
    Course Select
    
    Depending on the mode you are in, some of the Course Select options
    may or may not be available. The big screen that looks like a photo
    reel is the Course Select window. Use it to choose from any of the
    main courses, or in some cases, the Short ("S") course.
    
    Immediately under that, to the left, is the ホール勝負 (# of Holes)
    option. When possible, use L1 and L2 to switch between 3, 6, 9 and
    18 Holes.
    
    Immediately to the right of the # of Holes option is the Season
    Select option. Use R1 and R2 to choose a season. Again, for your
    reference, the seasons are: 春 (Spring), 夏 (Summer), 秋 (Autumn),
    冬 (Winter).
    
    Directly below Season Select is ラウンド設定 (Round Settings). Here,
    you can set various options depending on the mode you are in, such
    as Handicap (ハンデ), Caddie Select (キャディ) and more.
    
    =====================================================================
    
    6.0 - MINI GAME
    
    A basic game of Stroke Play on short holes (all Par 3) for one to
    four players. It takes place on a special "Short" course, and the
    maximum number of holes you can play is 9. First set up your players
    (see 5.1 - PLAYER SELECT SCREEN), then choose your characters (see
    5.2 - CHARACTER SELECT SCREEN), and finally, choose course details
    (see 5.3 - COURSE SELECT SCREEN).
    
    =====================================================================
    
    7.0 - DATA
    
    Select this to view all sorts of stats and other misc. data. You can
    also use this to get to the Shop. Upon choosing it, you will find
    six choices. They are (from left to right, top to bottom):
    
    ステータス
    Status
       Use this to view your player's status, including your rank, total
       points, characters unlocked, best scores on each course, and a
       host of other interesting statistics.
    
    VTR再生
    VTR Play
       This will let you view your greatest moments (eagles,
       hole-in-ones, etc.), which the CPU so graciously records for you.
       It even remembers the date of the occurence, which is actually
       pretty cool.
    
    ショップ
    Shop
       Choose this to enter the Shop, where you can purchase a wide
       variety of items and extras using the Points you've earned
       during play.
    
    持ち物
    Belongings
       Choose this to check out your various belongings. There are three
       types you can choose from. They are (from left to right, top to
       bottom):
    
       クラブ&ボール
       Clubs & Balls
          Check out all the Clubs and Balls you've acquired so far.
    
       アイテム
       Items
          Check out all the Items that are currently in your possession.
    
       トロフィー
       Trophies
          Check out all the Trophies you've won so far.
    
    プロファイル
    Profiles
       Choose this to check out character profiles for each of the
       Characters and Caddies you've opened up so far.
    
    ヒストリー
    History
       This choice is darkened out at the beginning of the game. You need
       to obtain a certain Item in order to open it up.
    
    =====================================================================
    
    8.0 - CONTINUE
    
    Choose this to continue a previously-saved game in progress. Pretty
    simple.
    
    =====================================================================
    
    9.0 - OPTIONS
    Choose this to access the game options menu. Within, you will find
    the following choices:
    
    BGM
    Background Music
       Turn background music ON or OFF.
    
    OKパット
    OK Putt
       When this feature is turned ON, the computer will automatically
       sink a putt for you if you are over Par and your shot lands within
       1m of the cup. If you are under Par, however, you will have to
       make the shot yourself.
    
    簡易キャラセレクト
    Easy Character Select
       Turning this ON simplifies the Character Select screen during
       multi-player games, allowing you to compare opposing player stats
       more easily.
    
    ヘッドスピード計
    HeadSpeed Meter
       When this feature is turned ON, a small gauge will appear after
       every tee shot, displaying the shot's headspeed.
    
    キャディ
    Caddie
       Use this to choose which Caddie will be the default Caddie during
       play. The first choice is ランダム (Random), followed by each of
       the Caddies that you've unlocked so far.
    
    キャディカラー
    Caddie Color
       Use this to choose the color of your Caddie's costume. The first
       choice is ランダム (Random), followed by each of the available
       color choices.
    
    メニューキャラ
    Menu Character
       Use this to choose which character will be the default character
       to appear throughout the game's menu screens. The first choice is
       ランダム (Random), followed by each of the golfers that you've
       unlocked so far.
    
    メニュー壁紙
    Menu Wallpaper
       Use this to choose which wallpaper scene will appear behind each
       of the game's menus. The first choice is ランダム (Random),
       followed by each of the wallpapers that you've unlocked so far.
    
    ミュージックモード
    Music Mode
       Use this to listen to any of the game's music tracks.
    
    ロード中メッセージを見る
    View Loading Messages
       Use this to view the different loading messages that have
       appeared thus far in your game. They contain hints and tips that
       can be very useful during play. Of course, they're all in
       Japanese, which isn't very helpful, now is it?
    
    ムービーシアター
    Movie Theater
       Use this to view any of the game's CG movie scenes that you've
       opened up thus far.
    
    ディボットのクリア
    Divot Clear
       This will clear all divots (patches of grass or turf kicked up
       from swinging a golf club) from all courses. Believe it or not,
       the game actually saves that information, which, if you think
       about it, is pretty darn cool.
    
    メモリーカード(PS2)からロード
    Load from Memory Card (PS2)
       Choose this to load a previously saved file from your Memory Card.
    
    メモリーカード(PS2)にセーブ
    Save to Memory Card (PS2)
       Choose this to save your current data to a Memory Card.
    
    =====================================================================
    
    10.0 - CHARACTERS, CADDIES AND COURSES
    
    Minna no Golf 3 features a wide variety of characters and caddies,
    and an average number of courses (I was hoping for more, to be
    honest). The ones I've opened so far are as follows (in order of
    appearance):
    
    10.1 - CHARACTERS
    
    ナナコ (Nanako)
    Age: 18   Nationality: Japanese
    Power                D
    Control              C
    Impact               A
    Spin                 D
    曲げ                 o
    Drive Distance       230y
    Shot Type, Height    Straight, Low
    Power Shots          10
    
    サトル (Satoru)
    Age: 19   Nationality: Japanese
    Power                D
    Control              B
    Impact               A
    Spin                 E
    曲げ                 o
    Drive Distance       232y
    Shot Type, Height    Straight, Low
    Power Shots          10
    
    ゴンゾウ (Gonzo)
    Age: 45   Nationality: Japanese
    Power                D
    Control              D
    Impact               B
    Spin                 C
    曲げ                 -
    Drive Distance       235y
    Shot Type, Height    Straight, Mid
    Power Shots          10
    
    サエ (Sae)
    Age: 16   Nationality: Japanese
    Power                D
    Control              C
    Impact               B
    Spin                 D
    曲げ                 o
    Drive Distance       237y
    Shot Type, Height    Fade, Low
    Power Shots          10
    
    アーサー (Arthur)
    Age: 16   Nationality: British
    Power                C
    Control              C
    Impact               B
    Spin                 D
    曲げ                 o
    Drive Distance       239y
    Shot Type, Height    Draw, Low
    Power Shots          10
    
    リン (Ling)
    Age: 20   Nationality: Chinese
    Power                C
    Control              D
    Impact               B
    Spin                 B
    曲げ                 o
    Drive Distance       244y
    Shot Type, Height    Straight, High
    Power Shots          10
    
    モーガン (Morgan)
    Age: 45   Nationality: Brazilian
    
    Power                B
    Control              C
    Impact               C
    Spin                 D
    曲げ                 o
    Drive Distance       251y
    Shot Type, Height    Fade, Low
    Power Shots          12
    
    ジェーン (Jane)
    Age: 22   Nationality: American
    Power                B
    Control              D
    Impact               C
    Spin                 E
    曲げ                 -
    Drive Distance       258y
    Shot Type, Height    Straight, Low
    Power Shots          12
    
    レスリー (Leslie)
    Age: 30   Nationality: American
    Power                A
    Control              E
    Impact               C
    Spin                 E
    曲げ                 -
    Drive Distance       267y
    Shot Type, Height    Draw, Low
    Power Shots          14
    
    シャーク (Shark)
    Age: 40   Nationality: Australian
    Power                B
    Control              C
    Impact               C
    Spin                 C
    曲げ                 o
    Drive Distance       255y
    Shot Type, Height    Fade, Mid
    Power Shots          12
    
    グロリア (Gloria)
    Age: 24   Nationality: Russian
    Power                B
    Control              B
    Impact               C
    Spin                 D
    曲げ                 o
    Drive Distance       255y
    Shot Type, Height    Straight, Low
    Power Shots          10
    
    ダグラス (Douglas)
    Age: 30   Nationality: Unknown
    Power                A
    Control              A
    Impact               D
    Spin                 E
    曲げ                 o
    Drive Distance       260y
    Shot Type, Height    Draw, Low
    Power Shots          12
    
    ブルー (Blue)
    Age: 28   Nationality: Unknown
    Power                A
    Control              C
    Impact               D
    Spin                 D
    曲げ                 o
    Drive Distance       262y
    Shot Type, Height    Straight, Low
    Power Shots          12
    
    キング (King)
    Age: 35   Nationality: Unknown
    Power                A
    Control              C
    Impact               D
    Spin                 B
    曲げ                 o
    Drive Distance       269y
    Shot Type, Height    Fade, High
    Power Shots          12
    
    ローズ (Rose)
    Age: Unknown   Nationality: Unknown
    Power                A
    Control              A
    Impact               E
    Spin                 B
    曲げ                 x
    Drive Distance       264y
    Shot Type, Height    Straight, High
    Power Shots          12
    
    10.2 - CADDIES
    
    ユイ (Yui)
    Age: 18   Nationality: Japanese
    
    モエ (Moe)
    Age: 18   Nationality: Japanese
    
    トシコ (Toshiko)
    Age: 52   Nationality: Japanese
    
    スズキ (Suzuki)
    Age: 55   Nationality: Japanese
    
    ヒトミ (Hitomi)
    Age: 27   Nationality: Japanese
    
    クーガー (Cougar)
    Age: ??   Nationality: ???
    
    レイラ (Leila)
    Age: ??   Nationality: ???
    
    アヤカ (Ayaka)
    Age: ??   Nationality: ???
    
    10.3 - COURSES
    
    Course 1: さくら山温泉 (Sakura Yama Onsen Country Club)
    
    Course 2: アロハビーチリゾート (Aloha Beach Resort)
    
    Course 3: ウェスタンバレーCC (Western Valley Country Club)
    
    Course 4: バグパイプクラシック (Bagpipe Classic)
    
    Course 5: ユナイテッドフォレストGC (United Forest Golf Course)
    
    Course S (Short): あけぼのニューGC (Akebono New Golf Center)
    
    =====================================================================
    
    11.0 - CLUBS AND BALLS
    
    There are six types of clubs and eight types of balls in Minna no
    Golf 3 (that I know of). Each has different characteristics which
    will affect your player's stats. Keep an eye on your stats at the
    Character Select Screen when changing clubs or balls to determine
    how they will be affected.
    
    11.1 - CLUBS
    
    1. ビギナーズ (Beginner's)
    
    2. スタンダード (Standard)
    
    3. ビッグエアー (Big Air)
    
    4. ピンホール (Pinhole)
    
    5. ターボスピン (Turbo Spin)
    
    6. インフィニティ (Infinity)
    
    11.2 - BALLS
    
    1. スタンダード (Standard)
    
    2. ビッグエアー (Big Air)
    
    3. ピンホール (Pinhole)
    
    4. ターボスピン (Turbo Spin)
    
    5. ストレート (Straight)
    
    6. サイドスピン (Side Spin)
    
    7. ビギナーズ (Beginner's)
    
    8. インフィニティ (Infinity)
    
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    12.0 - SHOP GUIDE
    
    The Shop contains a myriad of useful and not-so-useful items for you
    to purchase using the Points you've accumulated during play. Not
    everything is available for sale from the beginning, however. You'll
    have to progress in the game in order to get new items to open up.
    
    There are two ways to get to the Shop:
    
    1) After a match, you'll be asked if you wish to save. Choose yes or
    no, and then when you're finished, you'll be asked if you'd like to
    enter the Shop.
    
    2) From the Main Menu, choose データ (Data). Then, from within the
    Data Menu, choose ショップ (Shop).
    
    The Shop is four screens wide. You move between the screens using
    the L1 and R1 buttons. The first pair of screens (to the left) make
    up the Convention Item Corner, which is basically a selection of
    items that you can also obtain by winning in the Convention Mode.
    The second pair of screens (to the right) is the regular Shop area,
    which contains a bunch of items that can't be had anywhere else.
    
    The following is a list of all the items that you can purchase in
    the shop. Obviously, this list contains SPOILERS, so read it at your
    own risk. It's best used as a guide for translating the names of the
    items you've already purchased. (After all, this IS a translation
    guide, remember?)
    
    Note: The order of items goes from TOP to BOTTOM, then LEFT to RIGHT.
    Don't ask me -- that's how the developers made it.
    
    12.1 - SCREEN 1 (far left)
    
    1. ビッグエアークラブ (Big Air Clubs) - 5900p
    2. ピンホールクラブ (Pinhole Clubs) - 6300p
    3. ターボスピンクラブ (Turbo Spin Clubs) - 6700p
    
    4. インフィニティクラブ (Infinity Clubs) - 8700p
    5. ビッグエアーボール (Big Air Balls) - 6700p
    6. ピンホールボール (Pinhole Balls) - 7000p
    
    7. ターボスピンボール (Turbo Spin Balls) - 7000p
    8. ストレートボール (Straight Balls) - 7600p
    9. サイドスピンボール (Side Spin Balls) - 8000p
    
    10. ビギナーズボール (Beginner's Balls) - 8000p
    11. インフィニティボール (Infinity Balls) - 8700p
    
    
    12.2 - SCREEN 2 (mid left)
    
    1. 壁紙セット1 (Wallpaper Set 1) - 2900p
    2. 壁紙セット2 (Wallpaper Set 2) - 3300p
    3. ヘッドスピード計 (HeadSpeed Meter) - 2900p
    
    4. キャディ「スズキ」 (Caddy: Suzuki) - 2900p
    5. キャディ「ヒトミ」 (Caddy: Hitomi) - 3700p
    6. キャディ「クーガー」 (Caddy: Cougar) - 4600p
    
    7. キャディ「レイラ」 (Caddy: Leila) - 5000p
    8. 3Pカラー (3P Color) - 3300p
    9. 4Pカラー (4P Color) - 4000p
    
    10. キャディカラー (Caddie Color) - 5700p
    11. みんなのCD (Everybody's CD) - 3300p
    12. 日記帳 (Journal) - 3700p
    
    13. 天気の神様 (Weather God) - 4000p
    14. 野次の素 (野次の素) - 4600p
    15. バックティープレイ権 (Unlock Back Tee Play) - 4600p
    
    16. VTR増設 (VTR Expansion) - 5000p
    17. メニューキャラプレイ権 (Unlock Menu Character Play) - 9800p
    
    
    12.3 - SCREEN 3 (mid right)
    
    1. カプセル01 (Capsule 01) - 2900p
    2. カプセル02 (Capsule 02) - 2900p
    3. カプセル03 (Capsule 03) - 2900p
    
    4. カプセル04 (Capsule 04) - 2900p
    5. カプセル05 (Capsule 05) - 2900p
    6. カプセル06 (Capsule 06) - 2900p
    
    7. カプセル07 (Capsule 07) - 2900p
    8. カプセル08 (Capsule 08) - 4900p
    9. カプセル09 (Capsule 09) - 4900p
    
    10. カプセル10 (Capsule 10) - 4900p
    11. カプセル11 (Capsule 11) - 4900p
    12. カプセル12 (Capsule 12) - 4900p
    
    13. カプセル13 (Capsule 13) - 4900p
    14. カプセル14 (Capsule 14) - 4900p
    15. 追加カメラA (Additional Camera A) - 4600p
    
    16. 追加カメラB (Additional Camera B) - 4600p
    17. 追加カメラC (Additional Camera C) - 4600p
    18. 追加カメラD (Additional Camera D) - 4600p
    
    19. ムービーシアター (Movie Theater) - 4600p
    20. 追加ガッツポーズ (Additional Guts Pose) - 5200p
    21. 代打券 (Pinch Hitter Ticket) - 1400p
    
    
    12.4 - SCREEN 4 (far right)
    
    1. 秘密の裏技一 (Hidden Trick 1) - 1400p
    2. 秘密の裏技二 (Hidden Trick 2) - 1400p
    3. 秘密の裏技三 (Hidden Trick 3) - 1400p
    
    4. 秘密の裏技四 (Hidden Trick 4) - 1400p
    5. 秘密の裏技五 (Hidden Trick 5) - 1400p
    6. キャラ壁紙1 (Character Wallpaper 1) - 4100p
    
    7. キャラ壁紙2 (Character Wallpaper 2) - 4100p
    8. キャラ壁紙3 (Character Wallpaper 3) - 4100p
    9. 裏ナナコ服 (Ura Nanako Clothes) - 7200p
    
    10. 裏サトル服 (Ura Satoru Clothes) - 7200p
    11. 裏ゴンゾウ服 (Ura Gonzo Clothes) - 7200p
    12. 裏サエ服 (Ura Sae Clothes) - 10000p
    
    13. 裏アーサー服 (Ura Arthur Clothes) - 10000p
    14. 裏リン服 (Ura Ling Clothes) - 13000p
    15. 裏モーガン服 (Ura Morgan Clothes) - 13000p
    
    16. 裏ジェーン服 (Ura Jane Clothes) - 16600p
    17. 裏レスリー服 (Ura Leslie Clothes) - 16600p
    18. 裏シャーク服 (Ura Shark Clothes) - 19700p
    
    19. 裏グロリア服 (Ura Gloria Clothes) - 22800p
    20. 裏ダグラス服 (Ura Douglas Clothes) - 22800p
    21. 裏ブルー服 (Ura Blue Clothes) - 26000p
    
    22. 裏キング服 (Ura King Clothes) - 26000p
    23. 裏ローズ服 (Ura Rose Clothes) - 29000p
    
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    13.0 - CONVENTION MODE GUIDE
    
    The Convention Mode consists of seven classes, each of which has
    four conventions (tournaments) to play through. They are as follows:
    
    13.1 - ビギナー (Beginner)
    
    第1大会:市民ゴルフ大会
    Convention 1: Citizens' Golf Convention
    Season: Spring
    Course: 1 - Sakura Yama Onsen Country Club
    Prize: Big Air Clubs
    
    第2大会:パブリックオープン
    Convention 2: Public Open
    Season: Summer
    Course: 2 - Aloha Beach Resort
    Prize: Wallpaper Set 1
    
    第3大会:ふれあいゴルフオープン
    Convention 3: Contact Golf Open
    Season: Autumn
    Course: 1 - Sakura Yama Onsen Country Club
    Prize: Caddie (Suzuki)
    
    第4大会:リゾートチャリティオープン
    Convention 4: Resort Charity Open
    Season: Winter
    Course: 2 - Aloha Beach Resort
    Prize: HeadSpeed Meter
    
    
    13.2 - アマチュア (Amateur)
    
    第1大会:アロハカップ
    Convention 1: Aloha Cup
    Season: Spring
    Course: 2 - Aloha Beach Resort
    Prize: Everybody's CD
    
    第2大会:アマチュア対抗戦
    Convention 2: Amateur Taikou Ikusa
    Season: Summer
    Course: 1 - Sakura Yama Onsen Country Club
    Prize: 3P Color
    
    第3大会:サボテンオープン
    Convention 3: Cactus Open
    Season: Autumn
    Course: 3 - Western Valley Country Club
    Prize: Pinhole Clubs
    
    第4大会:ルーキーズカップ
    Convention 4: Rookie's Cup
    Season: Winter
    Course: 1 - Sakura Yama Onsen Country Club
    Prize: Wallpaper Set 2
    
    
    13.3 - セミプロ (Semipro)
    
    第1大会:チャレンジャーズオープン
    Convention 1: Challenger's Open
    Season: Spring
    Course: 3 - Western Valley Country Club
    Prize: Turbo Spin Clubs
    
    第2大会:ブリティッシュカップ
    Convention 2: British Cup
    Season: Summer
    Course: 4 - Bagpipe Classic
    Prize: Big Air Balls
    
    第3大会:エメラルドオープン
    Convention 3: Emerald Open
    Season: Autumn
    Course: 2 - Aloha Beach Resort
    Prize: Journal
    
    第4大会:ワイルドウエストカップ
    Convention 4: Wild West Cup
    Season: Winter
    Course: 3 - Western Valley Country Club
    Prize: Caddie (Hitomi)
    
    
    13.4 - プロ (Pro)
    
    第1大会:プロフェッショナルオープン
    Convention 1: Professional Open
    Season: Spring
    Course: 4 - Bagpipe Classic
    Prize: Turbo Spin Balls
    
    第2大会:デザートオープン
    Convention 2: Desert Open
    Season: Summer
    Course: 3 - Western Valley Country Club
    Prize: Weather God
    
    第3大会:オータムクラシック
    Convention 3: Autumn Classic
    Season: Autumn
    Course: 4 - Bagpipe Classic
    Prize: Pinhole Balls
    
    第4大会:ゴールドカップ
    Convention 4: Gold Cup
    Season: Winter
    Course: 5 - United Forest Golf Course
    Prize: 4P Color
    
    
    13.5 - ツアープロ (Tour Pro)
    
    第1大会:グローバルクラシック
    Convention 1: Global Classic
    Season: Spring
    Course: 5 - United Forest Golf Course
    Prize: Straight Balls
    
    第2大会:全日本オープン
    Convention 2: All Japan Open
    Season: Summer
    Course: 1 - Sakura Yama Onsen Country Club
    Prize: Caddie (Cougar)
    
    第3大会:ナショナルリンクス
    Convention 3: National Links
    Season: Autumn
    Course: 5 - United Forest Golf Course
    Prize: 野次の素
    
    第4大会:オーシャンツアー
    Convention 4: Ocean Tour
    Season: Winter
    Course: 2 - Aloha Beach Resort
    Prize: Unlock Back Tee Play
    
    
    13.6 - トッププロ (Top Pro)
    
    第1大会:国際ゴルフトーナメント
    Convention 1: International Golf Tournament
    Season: Spring
    Course: 1 - Sakura Yama Onsen Country Club
    Prize: VTR Expansion
    
    第2大会:ホットショットオープン
    Convention 2: Hot Shot Open
    Season: Summer
    Course: 3 - Western Valley Country Club
    Prize: Caddie (Leila)
    
    第3大会:VIPカップ
    Convention 3: VIP Cup
    Season: Autumn
    Course: 2 - Aloha Beach Resort
    Prize: Beginner's Balls
    
    第4大会:ロイヤルリンクス
    Convention 4: Royal Links
    Season: Winter
    Course: 4 - Bagpipe Classic
    Prize: Side Spin Balls
    
    
    13.7 - キングス (Kings)
    
    第1大会:デモンズオープン
    Convention 1: Demon's Open
    Season: Spring
    Course: 3 - Western Valley Country Club
    Prize: Infinity Balls
    
    第2大会:オールスターカップ
    Convention 2: All-Star Cup
    Season: Summer
    Course: 5 - United Forest Golf Course
    Prize: Caddie Color
    
    第3大会:グレートゲームズ
    Convention 3: Great Games
    Season: Autumn
    Course: 4 - Bagpipe Classic
    Prize: Infinity Clubs
    
    第4大会:ワールドクラシック
    Convention 4: World Classic
    Season: Winter
    Course: 5 - United Forest Golf Course
    Prize: Unlock Menu Character Play
    
    =====================================================================
    
    14.0 - NATIONAL CONVENTION MODE GUIDE
    
    National Convention Mode is an Internet Ranking mode for Minna no
    Golf 3 players. If you want to try it, you can do so by following
    these steps. PLEASE NOTE: This is a bit of a complicated process.
    If you have problems getting this to work, do not e-mail me about
    it. I'm only explaining how it works, I'm not here to provide 24/7
    customer service. Sorry. ^_^
    
    Step 1: Go to the official Minna no Golf 3 web site (found at
    http://www.mingol.net) and create an account. Click the little icon
    that says SIGN UP on the graphic.
    
    Step 2: Scroll to the bottom and you'll see two empty bars.This is
    For you to enter your e-mail address. Enter it in BOTH bars, and
    then press the red button to the right ("Accept"). (There's another
    red button up above -- ignore it, unless you can read Japanese.
    It's just an alternate way of signing up.)
    
    Step 3: Wait for an e-mail from mingol.net. When you get it, click
    on the link in the body of the e-mail message (or paste it into
    your browser - whatever tickles your fancy). You will be taken to
    the next page in the sign-up process. Once there, click on the
    red button.
    
    Step 4: Now, you'll be at the final sign-up page. You must fill in
    all the blanks here underneath your e-mail address (your e-mail
    address is your mingol.net login ID, so um, don't forget it).
    
    The blanks are (from top to bottom):
    
    Password - Choose a password. Must be eight characters or more.
    
    Password - Enter your password again for confirmation.
    
    Nickname - This will be the name that shows up if you manage to
    make it into any of the standings.
    
    Postal Code - Enter your zip code. Surprisingly, American zip
    codes seem to work.
    
    Age - The five choices in this pull-down are:
       Under 10
       10's
       20's
       30's
       Over 40
    
    Occupation - Pick whatever you want. If you're really anal about
    making stuff up, pick the bottom one ("Other").
    
    Blood Type - You've got one, so you may as well tell them what it
    is. The choices are (obviously) A, B, O or AB.
    
    Sex - The first choice is Male. The second choice is Female.
    
    Finally, there's a little check box. If you do NOT want to receive
    information from mingol.net about special promotions and things (in
    Japanese, of course), then CHECK THE BOX. Otherwise, leave it alone
    and prepare to be spammed.
    
    Click the red button at the bottom to continue. You'll be taken to
    a confirmation page with all of the information you just entered.
    If it looks okay, press the red button. If not, press the blue
    button and try again.
    
    Once confirmed, you should be all set. Press the button that
    appears on the next page (it says "Top") and you'll be sent to the
    main page of mingol.net.
    
    Step 5: Now, scroll down to the 大会情報 (Tour Information) box on
    the main page. Inside this box, at the top, you'll see little white
    boxes with red and yellow text. These are the conventions that are
    going on or have already finished. Click on one to see if it is
    still going on. If so, when you get to its page, there will be a
    pair of links right above the current rankings with a graphic of
    a little hand and blue text that says:
    
    パスワードを申請! (Input Password!)
    大会参加パスワードをGET! (Get Convention Password!)
    
    Both take you to the same page. (Note: If the convention is
    already over, the password links won't be there.)
    
    Step 6: At this page, you'll see a 12-character password (all in
    Japanese). Write it down.
    
    Step 7: In your game, select 全国大会モード (National Convention
    Mode) from the ひとりでGOLF (One-Player Golf) menu. Press CIRCLE and
    you will come to a password screen. Enter the password you just
    wrote down and you can enter the special convention.
    
    Step 8: When your game is over, you'll receive a new password. Take
    It back to this same page and enter it in the empty box and then
    press the yellow button (it says "Input"). Now your score will be
    entered into the rankings. Don't be surprised if you never see it,
    though - the Japanese players I've seen so far are pretty hardcore,
    with scores of like -22 and -24 being the norm in these conventions.
    It makes beating them pretty much next to impossible, unless you
    attempt to cheat, or you're a robot or something.
    
    14.1 - KNOWN NATIONAL CONVENTION PASSWORDS
    
    Here are the passwords I've seen so far. I missed the very first
    one -- if you know it, please let me know.
    
    オープニング記念チャレンジャーズカップ
    Opening Commemorative: Challenger's Cup
    07/26/2001 - 07/31/2001
    Password: ? ? ?
    
    夏休み記念トロピカルオープン
    Summer Vacation Commemorative: Tropical Open
    08/01/2001 - 08/15/2001
    Password: ひ あ ひ む き さ せ た ま い か は
    
    夏休み記念ココナッツカップ
    Summer Vacation Commemorative: Coconut Cup
    08/01/2001 - 08/15/2001
    Password: て あ ひ め き む に た ま つ か い
    
    夏休み記念デザートオープン
    Summer Vacation Commemorative: Desert Open
    08/16/2001 - 08/26/2001
    Password: せ あ ひ あ き む く ひ む あ か る
    
    夏休み記念サボテンカップ
    Summer Vacation Commemorative: Cactus Cup
    08/16/2001 - 08/26/2001
    Password: け あ ひ け き さ え ひ し ふ か せ
    
    フジサンケイ レディス クラシック 20回大会記念!
    第1回みんGOLオープントーナメント
    Fujisankei Ladies Classic Tournament 20th Anniversary Commemorative!
    First Minna no Golf Open Tournament
    08/29/2001 - 09/01/2001
    Password: め あ ひ せ し さ な り は ま み か
    
    全国都道府県対抗!みんGOLマッチ
    National Toudoufuken Taikou! Minna no Golf Match
    09/18/2001 - 09/30/2001
    Password: た あ ひ て せ さ れ ひ ぬ に み ふ
    
    集え!上級者!スポーツの秋記念 ぎんなんチャンピオンシップ
    Gather! Advanced Players! Sports Autumn Commemorative:
    Gingko Nut Championship
    10/03/2001 - 10/15/2001
    Password: ひ あ ひ ち せ む け た し く さ え
    
    集え!アマチュアレベル!スポーツの秋記念 どんくりカップ
    Gather! Amateur Level! Sports Autumn Commemorative: Acorn Cup
    10/03/2001 - 10/15/2001
    Password: ぬ あ ひ せ う む め ね あ け す か
    
    祝!会員15万人突破記念!いがぐりオープン
    Celebrate! 150,000 Members Commemorative! Igaguri Open
    10/18/2001 - 11/05/2001
    Password: き あ ひ め た む か た つ え す は
    
    祝!会員15万人突破記念!ハロウィンカップ
    Celebrate! 150,000 Members Commemorative! Halloween Cup
    10/25/2001 - 10/31/2001
    Password: This one has either been delayed or cancelled.
    
    祝!会員15万人突破記念!まつたけチャンピオンシップ
    Celebrate! 150,000 Members Commemorative! Matsutake Championship
    11/01/2001 - 11/07/2001
    Password: This one has either been delayed or cancelled.
    
    =====================================================================
    
    15.0 - SPECIAL THANKS
    
    - SCEI and Clap Hanz, for making such a kick-ass game
    - M.T., for invaluable translation assistance
    - Whoever made JWPce, for making JWPce
    - Rainy season, for providing inspiration to do stuff like this
    
    Be sure to check out the official Minna no Golf 3 web site (only
    available in Japanese) at: http://www.mingol.net
    
    =====================================================================
    
    16.0 - DISCLAIMER
    
    (C)2001 John Ricciardi. May not be reproduced or redistributed under
    any circumstances without the permission of the author (that's me).
    Intended for use on GameFAQs.com only. I don't plan on posting it
    anywhere else, so please don't ask me if you can. :)
    
    Thanks for reading!
    http://www.raverpants.com/madoushi