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                           Shenmue II - FAQ/Walkthrough
                                 Japanese Version
                                     by Scream
    
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    Author:        Scream
    E-Mail:        scream_108@hotmail.com
    Version:       0.6
    Date Started:  09/09/2001
    Last Update:   09/30/2001
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      0.  TABLE OF CONTENTS
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      1.    UPDATES
      
      2.    INTRODUCTION
      
      3.    GAME BASICS
              - Main Menu
              - Making Money
              - Maps
              - Saving
      
      4.    WALKTHROUGH
              - Disc 1
              - Disc 2
              - Disc 3
              - Disc 4
      
      5.    LISTS
              - Amusement List
              - Item List
              - Jukebox List
      
      6.    SUB-GAMES
              - Arm Wrestling
              - Box Moving
              - Darts 7
              - Excite QTE 2
              - Gambling Job
              - Jukebox
              - Neo Darts
              - QTE Title
              - Space Harrier
    
      7.    SHENMUE COLLECTION
              - Battle
              - Shenmue Games
              - YS Games
    
      8.    MAPS
      
      9.    SECRETS
     
     10.    CODES
     
     11.    SCRIPT
     
     12.    CHANGES
     
     13.    LIMITED EDITION BONUS GD'S
              - Virtua Fighter 4 Passport
              - Virtua Fighter History/VF4
     
     14.    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
     
     15.    CREDITS
     
     16.    AUTHOR'S NOTE
     
     17.    COPYRIGHT INFORMATION
    
    
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      1.  UPDATES
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    + Version 0.6 (09/30/01)
    
       - Added "Arm Wrestling" to the sub-games section.
       - The walkthrough now goes up to Green Market Qr.
       - Added some things to the lists.
       - Fixed some minor mistakes.
    
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    + Version 0.5 (09/16/01)
    
       - First version.
    
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      2.  INTRODUCTION
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    Welcome to my FAQ/Walkthrough to one of the greatest games ever created,
    Shenmue II. This is updated often, so make sure you check for updates
    every now and then. This is only the beginning of the soon-to-be greatest
    Shenmue II guide. Enjoy :).
    
    
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      3.  GAME BASICS
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    3.1 - MAIN MENU
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    - CONTINUE
    - DIGEST MOVIE
    - NEW GAME
    - OPTION
    - SHENMUE COLLECTION
    
    
    - CONTINUE:
    
    If you have a saved Shenmue II game, then go here and load it up. Simple.
    
    
    - DIGEST MOVIE:
    
    Forget what happened in the original Shenmue? Or never played Shenmue 1?
    Then make this your first stop, this section will display a long movie 
    that shows what happened in the original Shenmue. The cut-scenes have
    been changed around a bit, and the voice actors sound different from the
    original Japanese Shenmue. I think they took it from "Shenmue The Movie".
    Well, its worth watching before you start your new game so you know what
    is going on. Also, you have to insert Disc 4 to be able to access this
    option.
    
    
    - NEW GAME:
    
    Start your adventure into the world of Shenmue II. Choose the left option
    to start from a cleared original Shenmue save. This save must be from the
    Japanese release of Shenmue. The American and European saves will not
    work. If you don't have a saved game, choose the right option.
    
    
    - OPTION:
    
    Takes you to the option menu. Which is this:
    
    
    MODE: <Game Mode>    <Text Mode>      <Cinema Mode>    <Shenmue mode>
          <ge-mu mo-do>  <tekisuto mo-do> <shinema mo-do>  <shenmue mo-do>
          <ゲームモード> <テキストモード>  <シネマモード>   <シェンムエモード>
    
    This is from left to right, the default is Game Mode. The option will
    cycle through all these. It changes whether you want subtitles and
    voices etc...
    
    
    SOUND:  <Stereo>     <Monaural>
            <sutereo>    <monoraru>
            <ステレオ>   <モノラル>
    
    Explains it self. Good sound (stereo) or bad sound (mono). Basically...
    
    
    ANALOGUE CONTROL:    <Look>    <Control>
    
    Look is the default option, and the best option. It makes the analogue
    stick look around. I do not recommend putting control, all it is, is
    move around with the analogue stick and you won't be able to look around
    either. So leave it as the left option.
    
    
    TRIGGERS:  <L: Zoom  R: Move>   <L: Move  R: Zoom>
    
    The default is the left option. I do not like it like that, as I am used
    to the right option which was used in the original Shenmue. It's up to
    you, but if you played the original Shenmue I recommend changing it to
    the right option.
    
    
    - SHENMUE COLLECTION:
    
    This is a new feature to Shenmue II. You can play all the games you have
    played in the game here for free. They only can be selected when you have
    actually played it in the real game. You can also manage your characters
    moves. For more information, go to section 7 "Shenmue Collection".
    
    
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    3.2 - MAKING MONEY
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    There are lots of ways to make money in Shenmue II. I will go through the
    various ways.
    
    
    - BOX MOVING JOB
    
    A day after Joy gets you the hotel room, she will also take you to this 
    job. You can work whenever you feel like it, just by talking to the man 
    in the office. You don't even have to bother doing this job again if you
    don't feel like it. Theres are lot more freedom with jobs in this
    Shenmue. To find out about box moving, read the "box moving" part in
    the "Sub-Games" section.
    
    
    - GAMBLING
    
    There are a whole bunch of different gambling games to play and risk
    all your precious $'s on. Here is a list:
    
    Arm Wrestling
    Dice
    Pachinko
    
    You can read about all these in the sub-games section. If you don't
    fancy gambling, then why not get a...
    
    
    - GAMBLING JOB
    
    Press Y on a person that runs a pachinko stand (a wooden board), and
    select the right option to get this job. Read about it in the "gambling
    job" part in the "Sub-Games" section.
    
    
    - PAWN SHOPS
    
    If you go into the various pawn shops scattered around the world of 
    Shenmue II, you will be able to sell those collectible toys. You won't
    get much for a single toy on its own, but if you have the whole
    collection of a particular series you will get quite a lot of cash. I 
    only really sell figures that I have copies of, as I want to keep the 
    complete collection of toys. Not a very good money earner I would say...
    
    
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    3.3 - MAPS
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    As you may have seen, the areas in Shenmue II are simply gigantic!
    Especially when compared to Shenmue 1. So the maps that are sold in
    various places in the areas will be your best friend. You will get lost
    without these, so I recommend buying every map you come across.
    
    They only cost $10, and you can mark crosses on them for special places
    so you can return there later. For example, you could put one at the Pine
    Game Arcade, so you always know where it is. You might be thinking "nah,
    I can find my own way about", well, thats what I thought. But when you
    see how big Shenmue II is, you shall see why maps are important.
    
    If you try to buy the same map for a 2nd time, Ryo will not buy it. So if
    you are unsure whether you have that map or not, just try buying it. You
    have nothing to lose.
    
    You buy maps from a small stand with "地図" and "MAP" written underneath 
    that. It is always outside and near area exits.
    
    
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    3.4 - SAVING
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    To save your game progress, press the Y button to bring up the inventory
    menu. Select the bottom left VMU icon option. It will bring up the save
    screen with three slots, choose one and a question will come up. Choose
    the left option to confirm your save, or the right option if you changed
    your mind and do not want to save.
    
    So you can save ANYWHERE and this save is PERMANENT. Unlike Shenmue 1
    where it would delete it upon loading it up. In Shenmue II, you can
    continue from the save as many times as you want.
    
    You can also save in the area that you sleep in by selecting the left 
    option.
    
    
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      4.  WALKTHROUGH
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    Before you get into the game, after selecting "New Game", you'll be asked
    whether or not you would like to continue on from an existing cleared
    Shenmue 1 file. Select the left option for yes and the right option for
    no. You can ONLY use Japanese Shenmue 1 cleared saves. You cannot use
    unfinished Shenmue saves, American saves, and European saves. 
    
    The advantage of using an existing save is that you will retain almost
    all of your items, and your cash will be converted into HK $'s. You will
    also keep all the moves you learnt and what level of experience they were
    on. If you do not have a Japanese clear file, you'll have to make a new
    file. Now the walkthrough shall begin...
    
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    DISC 1
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    | HONG KONG | Date: February 23rd, 1987 | Time: 1:00PM                 |
    +-----------+---------------------------+------------------------------+
    
    The game will begin with the boat Ryo boarded in Yokosuka, docking into
    the port of Hong Kong. Upon arrival, Ryo will read the letter given to 
    him by Master Chen, just to make sure he knows what he is going to do in
    Hong Kong.
    
    You'll be in the Worker's pier in Aberdeen. I recommend going into the 
    menu using the Y button and checking out what items you got, and what has 
    changed. After you done that, simply walk forward a few steps. A scene
    will commence with the old people playing the music. After some talking
    with them, a boy will come up and ask you to put money in the box. Two
    options will come up:
    
                   <Put in>          <Don't put in>
                   <irero>              <irenai>
                   <いれる>            <いれない>
    
    If you select "Put in" then Ryo will put $10 into the box. Then the old
    people will point to you the direction you should head. If you don't give
    them any money, they won't point you in the direction. It is up to you,
    it won't affect anything at all.
    
    Now continue walking up the pier, notice the stalls, you can buy zippo
    lighters at one of them. Keep walking until a scene starts with some
    people, one of them will take a photo of Ryo. A woman with her daughter
    will then inform you of the "Free Stay" building just north-east of them.
    This is where will Ryo will sleep. You'll get a note from this.
    
    Head towards the "Free Stay" building and buy a map from the machine near
    the entrance. Select the left option to buy it. Look to the left of the
    map vending machine thing, to see two Gotcha-Gotcha machines. They have
    a Sega World one, and a harbor toys one. Buy some if you like. Now walk
    into the actual building.
    
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    |LOCATION: Free Stay, Worker's Pier, Hong Kong                          |
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    
    ITEMS: Winning Can
    
    Not a very nice place is it? Proceed to the end of the room and pick up
    the winning can off the shelf. By pressing "A" on your controller
    anywhere in this room, a little menu will come up:
    
            <sleep>
    <save>          <options>
            <exit>
    
    Sleep will only be there if it past 8pm in game time. Save explains it
    self, and is rather useless. It is useless because you can save anywhere
    anyway. Unlike the original Shenmue, "anywhere" saves are permanent and
    won't be deleted upon loading it up. So it makes the save option here
    rather useless but good to have anyway I guess :). Options is options.
    You know the options on the main menu? Well its exactly the same as them.
    Let's move on. Leave the building.
    
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    |LOCATION: Worker's Pier, Hong Kong                                     |
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    
    Once outside, continue the way you were going originally. Feel free to 
    buy a Sapporo Soft Drink :). Drinks are $5 each. You see that woman at
    the funny looking stall thing? This lady is a fortune teller, she can
    tell your fortune for $20. She is a lot different to ol' Lapis in
    Yokosuka, she gets out a magnifying glass and examines Ryo's hand. You 
    will get a note.
    
    Now continue on your way, and through into a new area. We are still in
    Worker's Pier though, just another part of it. Head east and a man will 
    offer you the chance to arm wrestle. Choose left to accept the challenge,
    and right to decline. I say go for it! 
    
    The rules of Arm Wrestling are simple, press the A button as fast you can 
    until Ryo overpowers his opponent.
    
    The first match is really, really simple. You should be able to beat him
    no problem, after beating him you will be awarded $10. Not only that, the
    man in the red shirt will also give you a note. After that, walk forward
    some more to begin a scene with a new main character - Joy. After the
    scene you will get a note.
    
    Continue on, make sure you check out the stalls as some of them actually
    have buyable stuff. Just keep on continuing south, until you see a road
    leading east to Wan Chai (near Bar Swing). Walk up this road past Fu Hoi
    Diner and Hong Kong Souvenirs until a cut scene commences. 
    
    You'll meet a gang who will steal Ryo's bag! We are unable to do anything
    but watch :(. When you regain control of Ryo, continue your way up the
    path to the new area - Queen's St. Oh and BTW, you have lost all your 
    items and cash. Including the mirror! So we better go get this bag back 
    fast!
    
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    |LOCATION: Queen's St, Hong Kong                                        |
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    
    Make your way down Queen's St until you encounter two drunken thugs. They 
    don't like you much, and are rather hostile towards  you. Just as one of 
    them pulls out a knife, Joy comes to the rescue and saves you. Ryo tells 
    Joy about the gang who took his bag, she points Ryo back in the direction
    of the fountain in Worker's Pier. So make your way back there...
    
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    |LOCATION: Worker's Pier, Hong Kong                                     |
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    
    Look around the fountain area until a scene automatically cuts in. Ryo
    will see the kid who took his bag dancing around. A long QTE chase
    sequence will begin. The sequence is quite long, but rather easy. If you
    perform quite well on the QTE, near the end where Wong goes under a fence
    just make sure you press A. You could get every button right except for 
    the last one and it will mess everything up. So after Ryo slides under
    the falling pipes - the next button is A. OK? Good.
    
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    IF YOU SUCCESSFULLY DO THE QTE: 
    
    If you successfully do the QTE sequence then Ryo will catch up with Wong.
    Sadly, he made it to his buddies, who you will now have to fight. You
    will only free battle two of them, they are rather easy, so you shouldn't
    have a problem. After beating them, you will follow Wong (the little kid)
    to where he hid your bag.
    
    IF YOU DON'T DO THE QTE:
    
    Alright, slow button man, we got to find where our bag is. Go back
    through Worker's Pier to the fountain area again. Go right up to the
    Pigeon Cafe. You will see an alley to the left of it, make your way
    through it. You will see a shop called "Lai Lai Eatery". Approach it and 
    free battle the two gang members in there. After this easy but very fun
    free battle (well, look at the damage you caused!), Wong will show you
    where your bag is.
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    BOTH ON THE SAME TRACK:
    
    OK, we're all on the same track now, we have our bag back. We got all the
    items back, but we are missing our money! Sadly, we will never see it
    again. Wong has very kindly drawn us a map of where to go (its the least
    he could do). Doesn't make much sense to us at the moment. Anyways,
    remember Queen's St.? Go back there.
    
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    |LOCATION: Queen's St, Hong Kong                                        |
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    
    Continue down the streets of this area (luckily the drunks are no longer
    there), you'll also have to ignore any shops (we are out of cash). Just
    keep continuing down these twisty streets until you reach a bridge. 
    Admire the dirty green sewage below you, then continue across the bridge.
    
    Also, you should recoqnise this area if you studied the map Wong gave
    you. Looks like we are in King's Road. Ryo will stop to admire the big
    crossover bridge, which you will now make your way over.
    
    Oh and by all means, feel free to chat with the fellow civilians
    wandering around. Even if you can't understand them :). They gave them
    voices for a reason you know :) and you never know, you might even get a 
    few notes in your notebook. Over the big bridge is a new area...
    
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    |LOCATION: Green Market Qr., Wan Chai, Hong Kong                        |
    +-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
    
    More coming in the next update!
    
    
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      5.  LISTS
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    5.1 - AMUSEMENT LIST
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    This is a list of all the amusements the many areas of Shenmue II have in 
    them.
    
    STREETS:
    
    +------------------------------+
    | Worker's Pier                |
    +------------------------------+
    |Arm Wrestling (x3)            |
    |Fortune Teller                |
    |Gotcha Gotcha - Sega World    |
    |Gotcha Gotcha - Harbor Toys   |
    +------------------------------+
    
    
    BUILDINGS:
    
    +------------------------------+
    | Bar Swing (Worker's Pier)    |
    +------------------------------+
    |Jukebox                       |
    |Darts 7 (x2)                  |
    +------------------------------+
    
    +------------------------------+
    | Moon Cafe (Golden Qr.)       |
    +------------------------------+
    |Jukebox                       |
    +------------------------------+
    
    +------------------------------+
    | Pigeon Cafe (Worker's Pier)  |
    +------------------------------+
    |Jukebox                       |
    +------------------------------+
    
    +--------------------------------+
    | Pine Game Arcade (Golden Qr.)  |
    +--------------------------------+
    |Excite QTE 2                    |
    |Darts 7 (x2)                    |
    |Gotcha Gotcha - Virtua Fighter 2|
    |Gotcha Gotcha - Sega Collection |
    |Jukebox                         |
    |Neo Darts                       |
    |Outrun                          |
    |QTE Title                       |
    |Sapporo Soft Drinks             |
    |Slot Machines (1, 5, 10)        |
    |Space Harrier                   |
    +--------------------------------+
    
    +------------------------------+
    | Slot House W (Golden Qr.)    |
    +------------------------------+
    |Jukebox                       |
    |Sapporo Soft Drinks           |
    |Slot Machines (1, 5, 10, 20)  |
    +------------------------------+ 
    
    
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    5.2 - ITEM LIST
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    RYO'S INVENTORY:
    
    +---------------------------------------------------------+
    |         NAME         |             USE                  |
    +----------------------+----------------------------------+
    |Map                   |Look at the current map           |
    |Notebook              |Ryo records all the notes here    |
    |Tokens                |Amount of tokens from Slot House  |
    |Watch                 |Tells you the time                |
    |Sword Guard           |-                                 |
    |Phoenix Mirror        |-                                 |
    |Letter                |Master Chen's letter              |
    |Leaf                  |-                                 |
    |Chinese Letter        |-                                 |
    |Letter with Circles   |-                                 |
    +---------------------------------------------------------+
    
    
    COLLECTIBLE LIST:
    
    +----------------------+----------------------------------+
    |         NAME         |            SERIES                |
    +----------------------+----------------------------------+
    |                      |                                  |
    +----------------------+----------------------------------+
    
    
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    5.3 - JUKEBOX LIST
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    +------------------------------+
    | Bar Swing (Worker's Pier)    |
    +------------------------------+
    |Heart Beats                   |
    |Hip De Hop                    |
    |Go! Go!                       |
    |Like A Feeling                |
    |Antiquity Tree                |
    |Flower Girl                   |
    |Dandy Old Man                 |
    |Liquor                        |
    |Boz Nov                       |
    |MJQ                           |
    +------------------------------+
    
    +------------------------------+
    | Moon Cafe (Golden Qr.)       |
    +------------------------------+
    |NaNa                          |
    |Glyfada                       |
    |Y.A.D.A                       |
    |Linda                         |
    |Antiquity Tree                |
    |Flower Girl                   |
    |Dandy Old Man                 |
    |Liquor                        |
    |Boz Nov                       |
    |MJQ                           |
    +------------------------------+
    
    +------------------------------+
    | Pigeon Cafe (Worker's Pier)  |
    +------------------------------+
    |Heart made of Iron            |
    |Girl in the Wind              |
    |Tryno-Bass No.012             |
    |Gifts                         |
    |Authorization #737            |
    |Lunch with Waltz              |
    |Cool Gambler                  |
    |Theme (arrange-i/o)           |
    |Sea (remix-i)                 |
    |Flower Girl (arrange-i)       |
    +------------------------------+
    
    +------------------------------+
    | Pine Game Arcade (Golden Qr.)|
    +------------------------------+
    |Magical Sound Shower          |
    |Hang On Main Theme            |
    |Space Harrier Main Theme      |
    |After Burner                  |
    |Antiquity Tree                |
    |Flower Girl                   |
    |Dandy Old Man                 |
    |Liquor                        |
    |Boz Nov                       |
    |MJQ                           |
    +------------------------------+
    
    +------------------------------+
    | Slot House W (Golden Qr.)    |
    +------------------------------+
    |Strong                        |
    |Destiny                       |
    |Harbor Bar                    |
    |Harbor Beats                  |
    |Antiquity Tree                |
    |Flower Girl                   |
    |Dandy Old Man                 |
    |Liquor                        |
    |Boz Nov                       |
    |MJQ                           |
    +------------------------------+
    
    
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      6.  SUB-GAMES
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    6.1 - ARM WRESTLING
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    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    | LOCATION: Streets                 | COST: $20~|
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    
    The first match of arm wrestling you do is very, very easy. And when you
    do your second match, your in for a surprize. 
    
    The basic rule is to just press A as fast as possible to overpower your
    opponent. On harder matches, QTE's are implemented which makes it a lot
    more challenging. The QTE will either be "left" or "right". If you press
    the right one, you will get a boost and be closer to winning. Pressing
    the wrong one will give your opponent the boost. It doesn't seem that
    hard in theory. But when your trying to press A as fast as you can and
    react to a QTE in a split second - things get rather difficult.
    
    On even more advanced matches, you can lose in the first second. As soon
    as the man says to begin, make sure you press A straight away. Otherwise
    your opponent can overpower you completely in that second. 
    
    If you win an arm wrestling competition, you'll be awarded with the
    amount of money you bet. If you lose, you'll lose the amount of money you
    bet. Simple. 
    
    Overall, quite a fun little sub-game. Try it out.
    
    
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    6.2 - BOX MOVING
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    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    | LOCATION: Worker's Pier           | COST: N/A |
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    
    When you wake up in your hotel room for the first time Joy will be
    outside. Go outside to meet her and she will take you to the box moving
    place at the Worker's Pier.
    
    You will work with another man, he will shout out at commands such as
    "left", "right" and "up" etc. You respond to these commands by quickly
    pressing the corresponding direction on your D-Pad. When you press the
    right button you will move in that direction and the man will shout 
    another command. If you fail to press any directional button or press the
    wrong one, then the box will fall in the direction it was supposed to go.
    But the man will start talking for a few seconds so it wastes your time.
    
    If you cannot understand Japanese, then you may have some problems with
    this sub game. Since he says the commands in Japanese. So if you have
    this problem read this:
    
    Left  = Hidari da = 左だ
    Right = Migi da   = 右だ
    
    If you still have trouble understanding what the guy is saying, then try
    and remember which Kanji (Japanese symbol) means what. Make sure you
    press the buttons quick enough and you will be alright :). If you do
    quite good, then the game will start to introduce small combinations to
    make things more difficult. Like press left twice.
    
    You will move the boxes for a couple of hours. After a couple of hours, 
    you will be paid some money. How much money you get depends on how many 
    crates you moved. The average pay you will get on your first few tries 
    should be around $75-100.
    
    To get this job later, you must return to the building with the door that
    has a "staff wanted" poster on it. To get to this area in the first place
    you must go through the gate past the guard in Worker's Pier. He will let
    you through as soon as you have been through with Joy.
    
    
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    6.3 - DARTS 7
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    | LOCATION: Arcade, Bars            | COST: $5  |
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    
    Darts 7 is the darts game that can be found in quite a few locatations in
    the Shenmue II world. This one is the original and best, the other darts
    game is Neo Darts and isn't very good. But Darts 7 is really good!
    
    The aim of the game is of course to get the highest amount of points. You
    must know the rules of darts! Press the A button to throw the dart at the
    dart board. The trick is to wait for Ryo's hand to go over the highest
    scoring area of the dart board then press A. Aim for triple 20, as that
    will give you the highest amount of points (60).
    
    If you manage to get over 120 points, you will be awarded a free 2nd game
    in which your score will carry over so you can increase it even higher.
    If you manage to get over 240 points, you will be awarded another free
    game. But you can't another free game after that. You have five darts to
    throw in each game, so make them count.
    
    There is also a time bonus, if you throw the dart within the time that is
    displayed on the machine then you will get an amount of points depending
    on the amount of time you had left. Nothing much though, about 6 or 7
    points is the average.
    
    Those that are familiar with the Darts 7 from Yokosuka will feel right at
    home with this. As it is exactly the same (if not easier).
    
    However, the Darts 7 has one major change in Shenmue II, you are now able
    to challenge people at it. Every location with a Darts 7 machine always
    has two of the machines and with one person always playing on the other 
    one. Talk to them (with X though not A), and select the left option to 
    begin the challenge.
    
    Depending on the person, an amount of money will be bet. Usually $10. If
    you manage to beat them you win $10, if not you have to pay them $10.
    Sometimes when you beat a person they offer to play again but for an
    increased amount of betting money (which you select). It gradually gets
    higher and higher until you are doing mega bets of about $300. When the
    amount of money betted is increased, so is the difficulty of the
    challenge. You will have to get at least 50 points or so with every dart
    to stand a chance of winning when you start betting in the 100's.
    
    So make sure you save your game before challenging people, as you don't
    want to lose all that hard earned cash. That's about all I can say on
    Darts 7. 
    
    
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    6.4 - EXCITE QTE 2
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    | LOCATION: Pine Game Arcade        | COST: $5  |
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    
    I find this the hardest game out of all the games in Shenmue. You will be
    pleased to know however, that it is a LOT easier than in Shenmue 1. It is
    now possible to get over 300,000 (well, it was possible in Shenmue 1, but
    you had to be a QTE god to pull it off). The game is now a bit slower,
    which makes it much easier (and better).
    
    The rules are simple, press the button that appears on the screen. Unlike
    QTE Title, this game uses all the buttons on your controller (except for
    Start and the triggers). So, make sure you get the controller in the
    right position in your hands. Left, right, up, down, A, B, X, and Y are
    all used in this game.
    
    You have three lives, if you are too slow in pressing the button, or
    press the wrong button. You will lose a life. As a bonus, the quicker
    you press the right button, the more points you get.
    
    After about 60,000 points, the difficulty will be raised a level to
    "Middle". Then after about 98,000 points, it will be raised again to 
    "Expert". They try and trick you out by not implementing the Y buttton
    until much later on, at around 70,000 points, the Y button will pop up.
    So make sure your ready for it.
    
    Not much else to say, except for it takes practice before you can get
    over 300,000 points and be awarded the collectible figure for this game.
    It sure is tough, but it's possible.
    
    
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    6.5 - GAMBLING JOB
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    | LOCATION: Any Pachinko Board      | COST: N/A |
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    
    If you press Y on a gambling person (the ones standing next to wooden
    boards), and choose the right option. The guy will offer you a chance to
    work there for a couple of hours. A new choice will come up, pick the 
    left option to confirm that you want to work there, or pick the right
    option if you do not want to work.
    
    Please note you can only get this job after the "Y" option is made
    available for use ($ icon). It is made available after Joy gets you the
    hotel room.
    
    Once you get the job, your employer will wander off leaving you to run
    his little business on your own. Press the A button to advertise your
    little gambling shop, so press it whenever someone walks by. If your
    lucky they will approach and question you about it. Now they will either
    say they don't want to play and walk away or hopefully, they will say
    they want to play.
    
    The rules are simple, you drop a little red ball down the wooden board
    with pins sticking out of it and at the bottom of the board are about 5
    spaces (depending on the board) seperated by pieces of wood. The 5 
    spaces will have either a red spiral (like the Dreamcast logo) or a
    cross. The ball goes down the board, bouncing off the pins, and lands in
    one of the 5 spaces. If you got it in a spiral space you win a point. If
    you got it in a cross space you get nothing. Its the best out of three
    rounds. The person with the highest points after the three rounds wins
    the game and must pay the other person the amount of money betted.
    
    If it ends up a draw after three rounds the game will continue in a 
    'sudden death' situation. So say if you missed and your opponent scored
    during 'sudden death', your opponent will win the game.
    
    If you manage to beat your opponent, you get to keep his cash. Of course,
    if he wins you will have $50 deducted from your 'bank'. The 'bank' is 
    what the employer gave you to start with, it is always $300. The more you
    get the higher amount of pay you get when the employer comes back. If you
    lost to your opponents frequently, and the amount of money you have is
    less than $300 then don't expect to paid too much.
    
    The employer comes back after a couple of hours. You should be paid
    around $75 to $100 (if you done well). 
    
    
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    6.6 - JUKEBOX
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    | LOCATION: Most Bars, Cafes        | COST: $5  |
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    
    The name says it all. Drop $5 into one of these machines and you will be
    able to select a song of your choice to listen to. You can wonder around
    the building listening to it, but once you step outside and onto a new
    area it will stop playing. Each Jukebox has a selection of different
    songs, they are listed in the "Jukebox List" section in the "Lists"
    section. So go find out where your favorite song is and listen to it!
    
    The songs available from the Jukebox's in Shenmue II are:
    
    After Burner
    Antiquity Tree
    Authorization #737
    Boz Nov
    Cool Gambler
    Dandy Old Man
    Destiny
    Flower Girl
    Flower Girl (arrange-i)
    Gifts
    Girl in the Wind
    Glyfada
    Go! Go!
    Hang On Main Theme
    Harbor Bar
    Harbor Beats
    Heart Beats
    Heart made of Iron
    Hip De Hop
    Like A Feeling
    Linda
    Liquor
    Lunch with Waltz
    Magical Sound Shower
    MJQ 
    NaNa
    Sea (remix-i)
    Space Harrier Main Theme
    Strong
    Theme (arrange-i/o)
    Tryno-Bass No.012
    Y.A.D.A
    
    
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    6.7 - NEO DARTS
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    | LOCATION: Pine Game Arcade        | COST: $5  |
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    
    This less good darts game can still be enjoyable. However, you will be
    playing purely on the basis of fun since you will not be awarded a
    collectible figure no matter how high your score is.
    
    The point of the game is the same as Darts 7, throw the dart at the
    area which will get you the highest points. You have 5 darts. You cannot
    get an extra game like Darts 7.
    
    The way Ryo moves his hand has been completely changed for this Shenmue
    and it makes it very hard indeed. You will have to look carefully to 
    know where your dart is going, so you will find yourself just pressing
    the A button randomly. 
    
    You can get a maximum of 500 points. Even if you manage to get that, you
    will be rewarded with nothing. Which makes this game worthless. 
    
    
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    6.8 - QTE TITLE
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    | LOCATION: Pine Game Arcade        | COST: $5  |
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    
    This is basically the same as the one in Yokosuka. Except that it is
    harder and the way Ryo hits the pads is different. It's kind of
    distracting the way he hits them at first, but you'll get used to it.
    
    The aim of the game is to press the button that shows up on the machine.
    There are three pads on the machine. From left to right, the first one is
    X, the second is A, and the third is B. So it is kind of the same layout
    as the joypad. This makes it easier. As you progress the pads will come
    up faster, and a combination of pads will come up. So be quick. If you
    fail to press the button, or you press the wrong button you will lose a
    life, you have three lives in total. 
    
    When you reach around 200,000 points, two pads will come up at the same
    time. So you have to press two buttons exactly at the same time, not one
    after the other, but at the same time. This is where most new players 
    lose a life, as they are not holding the joypad in the correct way. So
    when your playing this game, make sure you are holding the joypad in a
    way that makes it possible for you to easily press two buttons at the
    same time.
    
    Once you get over 300,000 points, you have secured your collectible
    figure. Just keep going for as long as you can! When you lose all your
    lives and if you have got over 300,000 points, the arcade man will give
    you the little QTE Title collectible figure. Which is the same as the one
    from Yokosuka.
    
    After about 500,000 points, the machine will play a sneaky trick on you,
    putting up the pad, then quickly putting down again. I always seem to
    lose a life on this bit, as its kind of impossible to tell the pad is
    going to be brought back down again. So just be aware of that.
    
    Thats about it for QTE Title. You should practice often on it to brush up
    on your QTE skills. But if you really want to be a master of QTE, your
    going to have to master the incredibly hard Excite QTE 2.
     
    
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    6.9 - SPACE HARRIER
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    | LOCATION: Pine Game Arcade        | COST: $5  |
    +-----------------------------------+-----------+
    
    This super fast shoot 'em up returns. If you played the one from Shenmue
    Chapter 1: Yokosuka. You will know exactly what this is like. It is 
    exactly the same as that one, except for there is no clock in the bottom
    right hand corner. Which helps I guess, so you don't get distracted 
    wondering what time it is.
    
    Anyways, the rules are simple, dodge and shoot. Do your best to dodge out
    of the way of all the objects (tree's, rocks, mammoth's etc..). While 
    dodging the objects, keep your finger rapidly pressing one of the four
    buttons on your controller! Shoot down everything! You have infinite ammo
    so why not put it to good use?
    
    There is one really good tactic to succeeding in this game. It is what I
    call, "the circle technique". To do it, just use the d-pad to move around
    the screen in a circular motion. This really helps against the later
    bosses, and it will be impossible for them to kill you. And by moving 
    around in a circle, I don't mean keep on doing it literally. As you will
    sooner or later bang into something. Just whenever you move, make sure it
    is a circular motion. Do you see? Good. This will keep you alive
    throughout the game.
    
    When you get over 5 million points, you will be awarded an extra life.
    You start with 2 lives, so it is possible to get a maximum of 3 lives in
    this game. Do not waste them.
    
    One thing to remember, you can complete this game with 1 life, its just 
    a little more difficult. If you venture deep into the game, all is
    going well, and you think you are going to complete it, and then, bang,
    you lose two lives just like that. Do NOT despair. As I used to have
    that feeling whenever I lost multiple lives. You get a feeling of its all
    over. Well, it ain't over until you lose all your lives. So keep going as 
    strong as you were going before. If you do this, then you shall succeed. 
    I think that is the trick to beating this game. Well, along with 
    lightning fast reflexes :).
    
    Upon first play, you will probably be rubbish at it. Again, do NOT
    despair. A common rule in Shenmue is that you learn things over time. 
    Just keep playing every once and awhile, and you will soon become good at 
    it. Practice makes perfect. That is how I became 97th out of 4400 people
    in Tokyo, Japan with a total score of 17 million points :). Although I
    never completed the game, I can say I came VERY close to it. Maybe one 
    day I will finally put Space Harrier to rest, who knows.
    
    When you get over 10 million points, the arcade owner will reward you
    with a small Space Harrier collectible toy. Exactly the same as the one
    Yuji Nito from Yokosuka gave you. That is why I have two now :).
    
    On progressing through the game, the levels will get tougher, and hell of 
    a lot faster. Just keep your concentration level high, and you will be 
    fine. On the third version of the level with the diamond things and 
    checkered top and bottom floors, thats when the game really starts to get
    really hard. You may have to even pause on this level to see what is
    coming ahead of you (although it IS possible to do it without pausing).
    The first words that came out of my mouth when I was managing to dodge
    everything were "I can't believe I am doing this!". Yep, thats how fast
    this game gets. This is why it is the best sub-game in Shenmue. 
    
    If you hate Space Harrier, I suggest you go to the arcade and give it
    another go. Maybe with my circle technique you will get further and begin
    to like it.
    
    After a while, you will begin to get tired of pressing that button over
    and over (unless you have a turbo fire joypad). So take a few small
    breaks by pressing pause. But do NOT take large 10 minute breaks, as when 
    you get back to the game, your brain will have to re-adjust back to Space
    Harrier mode. During this time, your concentration level will be lower,
    meaning you WILL lose a life. So be careful :).
    
    Thats about all the advice I can give to you on Space Harrier. Its more 
    about the mental side of things with this game, so a walkthrough will not
    help very much. But I may decide to do one later on in my life...
    
    
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      7.  SHENMUE COLLECTION
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    7.1 - BATTLE
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    - Move Management
    
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    7.2 - SHENMUE GAMES
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    - QTE Title
    - Excite QTE 2
    - Darts 7 vs. Ojii-san
    - Darts 7 vs. Gee-Mu
    - Darts 7 vs. Ratsupu
    
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    7.3 - YS GAMES
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    - Space Harrier
    - Out Run
    - Hang On
    - After Burner
    
    
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      8.  MAPS
    =========================================================================
    
    Coming soon...
    
    
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      9.  SECRETS
    =========================================================================
    
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    9.1 - AUDIO WARNINGS
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Play track 2 of any the Shenmue II gameplay CD's to hear an audio message
    about playing the CD's as music CD's and how "bad" it is. They are spoken
    from various characters from Shenmue II.
    
    DISC 1: Joy
    DISC 2: Ryo
    DISC 3: Ren
    DISC 4: Shen Hua
    
    The Virtua Fighter GD's have a woman saying the warning. It is the same
    on both.
    
    
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    9.2 - BONUS ITEMS ON GD'S
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Insert any game disc of Shenmue II into your CD ROM drive on your PC to
    see extra bonus material the developers so kindly put in. You will find
    the secrets in the 'OMAKE' directory of the GD's. Here is what you get:
    
    DISC 1: Shenmue Goodies 2
    DISC 2: Shenmue Characters
    DISC 3: Shenmue CG Illustration
    DISC 4: Shenmue Special Movie
    
    
    -----------------------------
    + DISC 1: SHENMUE GOODIES 2 +
    -----------------------------
    
    SIZE: 120KB
    FILES: 121
    DESCRIPTION: As there is no passport disc for Shenmue II, the developers
    decided to put it on the actual game disc as a HTML file. Scroll down 
    and click "go to Shenmue Goodies 2". There are VM animations, in GIF 
    format. If you move your mouse over a picture it will begin to do an 
    animation. On the top of the main screen, there is a piece of Japanese 
    text that says:
    
    - ENGLISH:
    
    "This was drawn up secretly after the development of Shenmue II. It
     cannot be downloaded to VM, but please enjoy this homepage. When the 
     mouse pointer is placed in the face of the character, you can view the
     animation."
    
    - JAPANESE:
    
    "密かに作成されていた、あつめてシェンムー2です。
     VMにダウンロード出来ませんが、このホームページでお楽しみ下さい。
     キャラクターの顔にマウスポインターをのせると、
     アニメーションがご覧になれます。"
    
    
    On the left is a menu with these options:
    
    - ENGLISH:
    
    Companions
    HEAVENS
    Yellow Heaven Meeting & Gate
    Extra
    
    - Japanese:
    
    仲間
    HEAVENS
    黄天会&蚩尤門
    エキストラ
    
    
    Clicking on a option will take you to the section with GIF animations
    relevant to the name. Have fun and enjoy the animations!
    
    
    ------------------------------
    + DISC 2: SHENMUE CHARACTERS +
    ------------------------------
    
    SIZE: 1.21MB
    FILES: 57
    DESCRIPTION: When I first saw the name characters mentioned in this file,
    I thought "Yes! They have profiles and information about every character
    in Shenmue II in HTML format!". But no, it didn't turn out that way. It
    was in fact pictures and some information on the main characters. Not 
    that is bad or anything, but I would of prefered character profiles for 
    everyone in this huge world.
    
    On the first page, scroll down and click on "go to charapage". On the
    main page, you will see a menu on the left:
    
    - ENGLISH:
    
    Ryo Hazuki
    Shen Hua
    Shuei
    Joy
    Kaoru
    Ren
    Souryuu
    Chin Shou
    Uon
    
    - JAPANESE:
    
    芭月 涼
    玲 莎花
    紅 秀瑛
    ジョイ
    薫 芳梅
    レン
    蒼龍
    陳 貴章
    ウォン
    
    Clicking on a character will bring up pictures with information on them.
    Enjoy!
    
    
    ------------------------------------
    + DISC 3: SHENMUE CG ILLUSTRATIONS +
    ------------------------------------
    
    SIZE: 905KB
    FILES: 39
    DESCRIPTION: The name says it all really, excellent computer generated
    graphics of the Shenmue characters ready to put as your wallpaper :).
    Enter the main page and choose a option out of the 10 there, they all
    lead to a picture. Underneath the picture you will notice some Japanese
    writing with the word "zip" in it and a small picture of a PC monitor.
    Click the writing to download the zip file with the wallpaper of the
    picture you have selected. I like the Nozomi one the best :).
    
    
    ---------------------------------
    + DISC 4: SHENMUE SPECIAL MOVIE +
    ---------------------------------
    
    SIZE: 24.4MB
    FILES: 18
    DESCRIPTION: This section is pretty much self-explantory. There are two
    movies of Shenmue II to watch. They are MPEG movies. The two movies can
    be selected on the right, they are:
    
    - ENGLISH:
    
    GAMEJAM Ending Movie
    Promotion Movie
    
    - JAPANESE:
    
    GAMEJAM エンディングムービー
    
    プロモーション用 ムービー
    
    
    The movies are very entertaining, so enjoy :).
    
    
    =========================================================================
     10.  CODES
    =========================================================================
    
    Coming soon...
    
    
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     11.  SCRIPT
    =========================================================================
    
    Coming soon...
    
    
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     12.  CHANGES
    =========================================================================
    
    This section will be up when the English language version is released. As
    I cannot compare any two versions, since only one version is out at the
    moment :).
    
    
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     13.  LIMITED EDITION BONUS GD'S
    =========================================================================
    
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    13.1 - VIRTUA FIGHTER 4 PASSPORT
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    _________________________________________________________________________
    
    13.1.1 - INTRODUCTION - VIRTUA FIGHTER 4 PASSPORT
    _________________________________________________________________________
    
    
    Let me begin by saying I was very disappointed with VF NET. The design is
    awful, even I can make better web pages than VF NET. I put it aside 
    though and said graphics/design don't matter to me, I was expecting to
    find a lot of good content.
    
    Well...The content is not very good. All there is, is endless pages of
    Japanese text linked to each other. To make it worse, they're not even
    linked together properly and I actually got stuck a few occasions as 
    there is no link back to the main page. I had to use the slow method of
    back, back, back etc...
    
    You may be thinking, well text is not too bad, it will give you lots of
    information. That is not exactly true, there is about a few sentences on
    each characters moves. Which is not something I find very interesting.
    If you can't understand Japanese, the experience is made even worse as
    you can't even understand the main content.
    
    Upon connecting I was excited about how it would be, I was thinking it
    would be like the Shenmue passport. With nice presentation, lots of 
    good information and pretty graphics. But it ended up to be a very slow, 
    badly designed, HTML document! Even the HTML files on the gameplay discs 
    of Shenmue II are better designed than this.
    
    Also, on top of that, the majority of the sections aren't even open. It
    also does not seem to be updated regularly either. My main point is,
    how could they release the disc like this!? It's a crime! I bet if Yu
    Suzuki saw this he would cry. 
    
    Now, I hear a majority of import gamers cannot get the VF Passport
    disc to work. If you want to get it to work, then read on...
    
    _________________________________________________________________________
    
    13.1.2 - HOW TO GET IT TO WORK - VIRTUA FIGHTER 4 PASSPORT
    _________________________________________________________________________
    
    
    If you do not understand Japanese, then you may be very puzzled by this 
    disc and not able to do much with it. Read this section to find out how
    to play this Passport disc :).
    
    
    --------------------------
    - GETTING A DRICAS ACCOUNT
    --------------------------
    
    
    First, you need to sign up for a Japanese internet Dricas account. It is
    free. Go to http://www.revels.fslife.co.uk and download the program 
    "CHABSIGN". Unzip it and open it up. 
    
    Yes the program looks strange, thats because it is a Japanese program.
    From the drop down bar, select "LAN". Then select next which should look
    like "__(N)>". Click that.
    
    There will now be a blank screen, which will soon fill up with Japanese
    text. It is connecting to Dricas. When it has finished connecing click
    "__(A)>". Don't select the "N" one this time as it will exit it. The
    program will present to you a form in Japanese, in the two top left input
    boxes copy this into them: バスワ-ド
    
    Make sure you copy into both of them. You will now see two input boxes
    below the ones you just copied into. In these ones, copy and paste:
    あいえう
    
    Again, make sure you paste into both of the two input boxes. Now there
    are a couple of drop down boxes to the right of the input boxes you just
    filled in. The top one is if you male or female (first option is male,
    second is female). The bottom one is your date of birth, which you can
    work out easily enough :).
    
    There will be 6 more lines of input boxes underneath the date of birth. 
    Here is what they are:
    
    
    1. Zip Code. Enter a 3 number combination in the first box, and a 4
       number combination in the 2nd box. For example: 1st: 123, 2nd: 1234
    
    2 & 3. Address. Enter a made up address into these two input boxes.
           For example: Cosmo Canyon Road, Gaia
                        Wan Chai
    
    4. Telephone numbers. There are three input boxes in this line.
       1st: 123456   2nd: 12345   3rd: 12345
       Just enter that in, or a number combination that fits the amount of 
       numbers I have put in.
    
    5. Username. There are three input boxes. Put in the username you want
       most in the first one and then put other usernames you might want if
       your choice is taken up. You MUST fill in all three boxes to continue.
    
    6. Just leave this blank.
    
    
    Once you have finished. Click "__(N)>", to go to the next part. Not much
    longer now. It will ask you if you want to confirm your choices, select
    "__(Y)>". If you were successful it will bring up your details. Along
    with your username and password. If you wern't successful, try changing
    your usernames. Now there will be an input box, this is your Dricas chat
    name, so just enter whatever you want to be known by in a chat room here.
    
    Click "__(N)>"
    
    Now make sure you write down all your details! Keep it in a safe place.
    Now click finish, and it will show some of your details. Then click OK,
    you have now successfully created your Dricas internet account! Well
    done. Just make sure you write your details down.
    
    
    --------------------------------------------------
    - SETTING UP YOUR DRICAS ACCOUNT ON YOUR DREAMCAST
    --------------------------------------------------
    
    
    Go to http://www.revels.fslife.co.uk and download the "PlanetWeb Browser"
    and you will also need the program "Disc Juggler". You can find Disc
    Juggler on this site here: http://www.padus.com/ - Just download the free
    trial version of it. Thats all you need.
    
    Now install Disc Juggler onto your PC. Then unzip the PlanetWeb file.
    Make a note of the directory address it is in. For example:
    
    C:\PWDCB1.CDI
    
    Now open up Disc Juggler and select "File" then "New". Choose "CD Image
    to CD Recorder". A window will come up with lots of options. Look at
    the top left corner for the "Source" input box. And copy and paste the
    address of the PlanetWeb file on your PC into that box. So I would put it
    in "C:\PWDCB1.CDI".
    
    Once you done that, select the "Advanced" tab above the source input box.
    Change the mode from the drop down box to "Mode 2".
    
    Now, insert a blank CD into your CD Writer and click "Start". After the
    burning process, put the CD into your Dreamcast and start it up. 
    
    WARNING: You will be erasing your ISP settings, which means some games 
             may NOT work until you put your old ISP settings back in. So
             please make a note of them.
    
    On the main menu, press start, and select "Options". Go to "internet 
    connection" and erase everything, and put in your Dricas details.
    
    NOTE: If it doesn't take you to the main menu and to a different screen
          with ISP options (has a picture of a keyboard in the background)
          then you must select the second option on that page. The one about
          other ISP settings.
    
    If you are confused, you can put anything in "real name", the dial number
    must be blank, and the DNS settings must all be set to just "0". Your
    username is your Dricas username you were given (make sure you put the
    @????.dricas.com bit in). Then click OK three times. Then go to E-Mail
    account if you want to use E-Mail, and put in the details you were given.
    However, for the username part in the E-Mail section, only put the first
    part of your username NOT the whole xxx@???.dricas.com thing. Just the
    xxx. Then click save.
    
    
    -------------------------------------------------
    - SETTING UP YOUR ISP ON THE VF NET PASSPORT DISC
    -------------------------------------------------
    
    
    Insert your VF Passport disc into your DC and load it up. Select the
    bottom option. Confirm the message that comes up, then a question message
    will come up. Select the right option, you don't want to connect just
    yet.
    
    Now, press L on the page when it loads up. Select the option with a 
    backwords "E" in it. This is a Japanese character btw. By telling you
    this, it will make it easier for you to find the right option.
    
    Click that option with the backwords "E" in it, to be taken to the 
    internet settings. Click the option in the bottom right (not the one
    right at the bottom, just above that one, its in the main menu thing).
    Some more Japanese will come up, go to the 2nd option, and move the 
    selection to the middle option then press A. Enter in your ISP phone
    number in the first input box. Then leave the rest blank, and then click
    the bottom right option to continue.
    
    In the first input box, put in your ISP username. And then your ISP
    password in the bow below it. (Remember, your actual ISP settings on
    your PC NOT your Dricas settings). Select the bottom right option once 
    again to continue, keep pressing it and leaving the rest of the forms 
    blank (they are unimportant, unless you want E-Mail). Anyways, keep 
    pressing that option until a screen with Dreamcasts appear. Select the 
    Dreamcast with "IN PASS" on it. Then again, keep pressing the continue 
    option until your back to that main internet screen again. Then exit 
    this menu.
    
    When your back on the page, press "L" and go to the bottom option. A 
    message will come up, select the left option. It will restart the disc.
    On the main menu, select the bottom option again (we are nearly there).
    
    Press A to confirm the first message, on the 2nd message, select the
    left option. This will connect you to your ISP. It should work, if not 
    then you will have to check your settings and make sure they are right.
    
    When you connect, scroll down the page past all the Japanese text and 
    you will see two options in yellow. Pick the left option, this will 
    accept the terms and conditions. Now on the next screen will be a 
    button, click it :).
    
    If you get an error after clicking the button about SSL, then you must 
    press R and select the 2nd from bottom option. It will show the time, 
    select the left option to update your time. Now it will work. So people 
    who use the import trick that disables your battery, you will have to 
    use this.
    
    On the next page will be two input boxes, in the first one type your
    Dricas username in (the whole E-Mail address). In the second one, type 
    in your password. When you have finished, click the left option at the 
    bottom.
    
    On this page, will be some Japanese writing, scroll down and select the
    left option. Another page will load up with more Japanese writing, select
    the only option there.
    
    Thats it! You have done it! Press L and choose the last option then
    select the left option to restart the disc. Go into the VF.NET option
    this time. A message will come up, select the bottom option to connect.
    
    If you did everything right, it will connect. After connecting a message
    will come up, press anything to confirm. Then it will load up the web
    browser, you will now have to connect again for some reason. So choose
    the left option, and it will connect to VF4 NET. Well done! You connected
    to VF4 Net from outside of Japan :). Now read the gameplay guide below. 
    
    _________________________________________________________________________
    
    13.1.3 - THE GAMEPLAY GUIDE - VIRTUA FIGHTER 4 PASSPORT
    _________________________________________________________________________
    
    
    When you connect, you will be on a plain white page with the VF Net logo
    at the top and a button under it. Click the button.
    
    Next is a blue page with 10 links on it. There are 9 links to various 
    sections on the VF Net and the 10th link is the one at the bottom with
    the telephone symbol next to it. Only 1, 4, 7, 10 are active. They will
    probably add the rest later. 
    
    
    01.  News Page
    04.  Weird Section
    07.  VF4 Characters
    10.  VF Net Help
    
    
    ----------------
    + 1. NEWS PAGE +
    ----------------
    
    This section tells you all the latest news on Virtua Fighter. Its all in
    Japanese, so if you can't understand it this section is pretty useless to
    you.
    
    
    --------------------
    + 4. WEIRD SECTION +
    --------------------
    
    This section is massive, there are more and more links the deeper you go 
    into it. It would be impossible to document here. Just search through it
    and have fun :).
    
    
    --------------------------
    + 7. VF4 CHARACTER MOVES +
    --------------------------
    
    First select a character by using the circle thing next to their names.
    Then press the button at the bottom to go to a section all about that
    character moves.
    
    The section about the character will look like this:
    
    1. Move List/Profile
    2. More Moves
    3. More Moves
    4. More Moves
    5. Not Selectable
    6. Some text information (not worth going into)
    
    
    --------------------
    + 10. VF NET HELP  +
    --------------------
    
    Not much except for a phone number and E-Mail address.
    
    PHONE NUMBER: 0570-057-060  (open 10:00am to 18:00pm)
    E-MAIL: vf_net@sega-rd2.com
    
    
    Thats it :). Not much is it?
    
    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13.2 - VIRTUA FIGHTER HISTORY/VF4
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    This disc is really cool! It has loads of movies, music and information
    about every Virtua Fighter game ever released. On the main menu is two
    options:
    
    
    - History
    - The making of VF4
    
    
    -----------
    + HISTORY +
    -----------
    
    In this section first select whether you want to see movies or hear
    music using the left and right buttons. Now use the up and down buttons
    to select a game. Here is what you get:
    
    
    - VIRTUA FIGHTER
    
    MOVIES:
    
    V.F.History
    Prototype
    Opening Loop
    Into the Game
    
    MUSIC:
    
    Opening
    Game Start
    Jacky
    Jeffry
    Sarah
    Kage
    Pai
    Wolf
    Lau
    Akira
    Game Over
    Name Entry
    Ending
    
    
    - VIRTUA FIGHTER 2
    
    MOVIES:
    
    Texture Mapping
    Opening Loop
    Into the Game
    SEGASATURN
    
    MUSIC:
    
    Destiny
    Virtua Fighter 2
    With a clenched fist
    Black Cat Moon
    The Hermit
    Hong Kong Beauty
    Young Knight
    Ruler of the Seven Seas
    Ninja~A Secret~
    Escape
    Song of the Hero
    Ride The Tiger
    Mutation
    Chicago
    Jacky~VF2 MIX~
    Sarah~VF2 MIX~
    Afterimage
    Longing
    
    
    - VIRTUA FIGHTER 3
    
    MOVIES:
    
    Motion Capture
    Model3
    Image of V.F.3
    Motion Test
    Another Costumes
    Opening Loop
    Into the Game
    3tb Opening Loop
    Into the Game 3tb
    
    MUSIC:
    
    Rowdy
    Virtua Fighter 3
    Next Challenger
    Keen Head
    Tedium
    Whisper Dance
    Coral Groove
    Underground
    Battle in the Cave
    Hiding
    Open the Deadgate
    Hermit in Hong Kong
    Raging Wind
    Ancient Times
    On The Circle
    The Hall
    Tender Steel
    Afterimage 2
    Tell Me Your Memories
    Game Over
    Stage Clear
    Go for the Next Level
    Modesty
    Inpudence
    The Killer Mantis
    Brandished Fist
    Persevering
    Cool Bell
    Falling Tears
    For You...
    
    
    - VIRTUA FIGHTER KIDS
    
    MOVIES:
    
    Opening Loop
    Into the Game
    Akira's Ending
    Jacky's Ending
    Sarah's Ending
    Wolf's Ending
    Jeffry's Ending
    Lau's Ending
    Pai's Ending
    Lion's Ending
    Kage's Ending
    Shun's Ending
    Dural's Ending
    
    MUSIC:
    
    We are VF Kids.
    Virtua Fighter 2
    With a clenched fist
    Black Cat Moon
    The Hermit
    Hong Kong Beauty
    Young Knight
    Ruler of the Seven Seas
    Ninja~A Secret~
    Escape
    Song of the Hero
    Ride The Tiger
    Chicago
    Mutation
    Longing (VFK ver.)
    Opening
    Afterimage (VFK ver.)
    
    
    That's a lot of content. Most of it is very good as well, so check them
    all out. Now onto the next section.
    
    
    ---------------------
    + THE MAKING OF VF4 +
    ---------------------
    
    You can select
    
    - Character
         - Akira
         - Jacky
         - Sarah
         - Lau
         - Pai
         - Kage
         - Wolf
         - Jeffry
         - Lion
         - Shun
         - Aoi
         - Lei-Fei
         - Vanessa
         - Dural
    
    - Movie
    - Information
    
    
    Selecting a character will bring up loads of pictures of them. If you 
    select movie, you can watch these movies:
    
    
    Ignite Your Heart
    Vanessa
    Lei-Fei
    Opening Loop A
    Opening Loop B
    Into the Game
    
    
    The Ignite Your Heart movie is really cool :). Anyways, after watching in
    awe at the movies. Check out the information section. Which of course
    contains lots of information :). Its like a series of magazine scans, its
    not your average information section. At the end is a picture and message
    from Yu Suzuki, the man who made Virtua Fighter and Shenmue (and
    countless other ground-breaking games). Yu Suzuki says:
    
    "Creating a game that combines both realistic fighting techniques and
     quality gameplay has been a formidable challenge. If is characteristic
     of the Virtua fighting series. Our goal in developing "Virtua Fighter
     4", was not only to advance this concept, but to also create a sense of
     community among players.
    
     We hope that this release will see the development of tournaments using
     the new system as well as foster the birth of a new generation of star
     players. We will be happy if, in some small way, we are able to convey
     the depth of the game and the beauty of the fighting techniques to the
     players."
    
    And that signals the end of this disc. This is a absolute MUST for any
    dedicated VF fan. It may not come out with the English language of
    Shenmue II, and it only came out with the Japanese Limited Edition copies 
    of Shenmue II so try and get it now before its too late! 
    
    
    =========================================================================
     14.  FAQ  
    =========================================================================
    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    (1) Q. I cannot get my VF4 Passport Disc to work! I read the help section
           and done it but it didn't work! 
    
        A. First of all, make sure you have done everything mentioned in that 
           section. Make sure you done these things correctly. Check
           everything you have done. If you are still stuck, then E-Mail me. 
    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    (2) Q. I got the VF4 Passport Disc to work, but I tried it the next day
           and it didn't work. What's going on? 
    
        A. Make sure you save the ISP settings you entered into the VF4
           passport disc onto your VMU. Otherwise you will have to enter them
           in everytime you load up the disc. It automatically saves them
           when you quit the web browser by select the last option from the
           "L" trigger menu.
    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    (3) Q. When I connect to VF4 Passport Disc it says an error message
           which mentions "SSL" or something. What do I do?
    
        A. Press the R trigger to bring up the menu. Go down to the 2nd from
           bottom option and select it. You will see the current time. Now
           select the left option, and then the left option again in the next
           message. Your time should update to the real current time. It will
           now work.
    
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     15.  CREDITS
    =========================================================================
    
    This section is for all the people that have helped this FAQ become what
    it is. If you contribute towards the FAQ in anyway, or do something
    helpful you'll be put on this list.
    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    + CJayC (www.gamefaqs.com)
      
       - For running a great site dedicated to helping people.
       - Posting this FAQ.
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    =========================================================================
     16.  AUTHOR'S NOTE
    =========================================================================
    
    If you would like to contact me, please E-Mail me at this address:
    
    scream_108@hotmail.com
    
    If you are unsure of something, please make sure you check this FAQ for
    the required information first. If it isn't in the FAQ, then feel free to
    E-Mail me and I will try and answer your questions. All questions which
    are answered in this FAQ will be ignored.
    
    That's all for now. Check back soon for updates.
    
    
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