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    FAQ by KageKaze

    Version: 1 | Updated: 04/06/99 | Search Guide | Bookmark Guide

       GENESIS - USA
               PLATFORM - 1 PLAYER
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                            Return  of  the  Ninja  Master
    Shinobi 3 move list by KageKaze
    Release 1 (4/6/99)
      1.  Words from the Author
      2.  Ninjitsu Skills
      3.  Shinobi's Moves
      4.  Copyright Information
    What can I say...  except, I love this game.  One of the few platform action
    games that I can pick up and play over and over again.  Sometimes I just
    turn it on long enough to blaze though the first level(s) simply because I
    love the versatility of Ninja Master Shinobi.  One of my favorite parts of
    this game is that Shinobi is basicly a walking weapon.  There have been days
    that I wanted to record my progress in Shinobi and show it to people simply
    because it looked very cool.  I could basicly blaze through the first few
    levels very fast and make it look very cool.  I take every oppertunity to
    do any cool moves that I can, trying to play Shinobi like the Ninja Master
    he is.  And for those of you who might be thinking I'm probably one of the
    better gaming guru's, DONT!  I'm pretty good, allright, but minor leauge
    compared to other people I've seen, and I'll be the first to tell you that,
    Okay, this game probably didn't need a move list, but I simply enjoy the
    game so much I couldn't resist.  Becides, not everyone knows exactly what
    Shinobi can do in this version of the game, right?  So basicly, just think
    of this as a quick referance to the skills your Ninja Master has available.
    <needless explination>
    Might as well tell you exactly why I like this game...  if you actually
    read this, I thank you very much and hope that I might actually hear from
    you.  Anyway, here it goes...  Shinobi has a limited number of Shurikens
    that allow him to kill at a distance, but if you play it right it won't be
    the way you kill most of your opponents.  Moves like the Jump Kick and the
    Dashing Sword (which lets you go through projectiles while you're jumping
    into the swing) let you take out your opponents in more creative ways and
    it doesn't cost you any ammo at all.  You can basicly dash through entire
    levels with just these two attacks and all you'll really need is timing.
    Not only that, but you've also got Ninjitsu wich really helps out alot.
    I suppose I just can't explaine it, but being able to jump up off a rope,
    bounce off a wall, then dash sword open a box containing a 1up just makes
    me feel good.  It looks so seemless, none of Shinobi's moves look "forced"
    on him.  I suppose the only other way I can put it is that Shinobi has
    special moves that aren't overly "Special" (i.e. Shinobi has yet to fire
    energy bolts from his hands, mind you, I have NOTHING against Ryu and Ken
    ^_^)  Becides, how many Ninjas do you know who ride horseback and on Jet
    Powered Surf boards?  hehe.  Well I won't bother you anymore with my endless
    ranting and bothersome explinations.  On now to the FAQ and thank you very
    very much if you did bother to read this.
    </needless explination>
    PS>  The above 'needless explination' is an HTML coding joke.
           So I'm not very funny.  =Þ
    Jitsu of Ikazuchi  --  Invulnerability
    (Jitsu of Thunder)
    Jitsu of Kariu     --  Fire Dragon Attack
    Jitsu of Fushin    --  Increases jump height
    Jitsu of Mijin     --  Sacrifice (spare) life for ultimate damage
    (Standard Moves)
    Dash            --  Forward, Forward
    Throw Shuriken  --  Attack at distance
    Katana          --  Attack near opponent
    Dashing Sword   --  Dash then attack
    Jump Kick       --  Jump then press Down and Attack
    Wall Jump       --  Jump at wall, press towards the wall, then push jump
    Grab rope/rail  --  Hold Up while jumping
    Double Jump     --  Push jump again when at peak of jump
    Shuriken Sweep  --  Double Jump then press attack (uses 8 shurikens)
    Block           --  Hold attack button
       When on Horseback or on the Surfboard, the only move available is the
       Jump Kick, which will be modified depending on which you are on.
    This FAQ is Copyright KageKaze (Troy Ludwig), this document may be
    reproduced as long as no information is changed or edited in any way.
    The only thing I ask from any webmasters or publishers is to please
    notify me if this FAQ is used on their forum. (web page, article,

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