Mynci Beach Volleyball
Mynci Beach Volleyball, set in Mystery Island, is a great game to play if you like games like Korbat's Lab. The object is to simply get the ball to the other side and have it hit the ground. You need at least twelve points to win, but you must have at least two points more than your opponent too. So put on some sunscreen and scroll down!
There are two modes of play: one-player and two-player. In one-player, you compete in six rounds against increasingly tougher Red Myncis controlled by the computer, and you receive Neopoints for your effort. In two-player mode, you compete against a friend on the same computer in a race to win twelve points, but you do not receive any Neopoints.
Controls and Gameplay
The controls are simple enough; use the left and right arrow keys to move back and forth and the up arrow to jump. The sand is actually very slippery so don't let this catch you off guard! The ball bounces on the Myncis, the net, and the two sides of the screen. In the picture below, the ball bounces at the blue bars. Everything else (except the Myncis) is just background eye candy. However, whenever the ball touches the ground (red in the picture below), the other side gets a point. By ramming into either the net or wall, you will bounce back a little. Also, try not to jump too much since you cannot switch direction in midair. Finally, one of the best spots to aim for is the far wall, especially around head level. Your opponent will often bounce right off that wall for an easy point.
- 50 points are awarded for every round won.
- 10 points are awarded for every point you have more than your opponent, if you win the round.
- 5 points are awarded for every point you made, if you lose the round.
- You win round 1 with 12 points, your opponent has 4 points. You earn 50 for winning, plus 80 for your score compared to your opponent, for a total of 130 for the round.
- You lose round 2 with 5 points, your opponent has 12 points. You carry over 130 from round one, plus another 25 for the points you made, for a total of 155 at game over.
The Green Pawkeet (circled in green above) will continue to magically disappear and reappearat different points in the sky. Whenever the ball hits it, whoever touched the ball last often gets the 'benefit.' Here are some of the effects:
- Big net - Makes the net suddenly increase in height
- Small net - Makes the net suddenly (gasp!) decrease in height
- Giant ball - Increases the size of the ball
- Superspeed - Whoever touched the ball last becomes quicker.
- Supersize - The Mynci that touched the ball last increases in size - helps a lot!
- Super jump - Whoever touched the ball last now jumps much higher and remains in the air longer. Be careful if you get this power-up, but feel free to laugh if the computer does...
- Watch the Turdle - The Mynci that didn't touch the ball last has a Turdle hobble over on that side. Any Mynci touching that Turdle is stuck in place for several seconds. If you get a Turdle on your side, try to voluntarily get stuck before serving or if your opponent is fumbling with the ball.
Some of the effects you can get because of that little green bird
These only work during one-player gameplay.
- dirigibles - Type this in to see a Kiko blimp float pointlessly across the screen - as many times as you like.
- turdle - Typing this in is just like hitting the ball towards a Pawkeet and getting the 'Watch the Turdle' power-up. A Turdle simply pops up on the other side. Only once per game!
This game guide was written by: Gisterre