[CONSOLE] Mattel Intellivision Game
NASL Soccer © 1979 Mattel Electronics.
KICKOFF! The ball is yours, now move it downfield! Teamwork and footwork are the name of this game. The defense is pressing... PASS to a teammate! Get the ball in close to your opponent's goal. Move quickly... evade the defense... keep the ball inbounds. You're in the goal area. Fake out the goalie and shoot! IT'S A SCORE!
COORDINATE Direction Disc with Pass and Shoot buttons. When both controls work together smoothly, you have an edge.
LEARN TO PASS effectively. Watch how players move off and on-screen, as the screen pans. make the panning effect work to your advantage with off-screen passing.
On long passes, use the faster SHOOT button, rather than the PASS button. The faster speed will carry the ball farther before it slows down, with less chance of interception.
WATCH YOUR AIM. Wild shots and passes may be intercepted or travel out of bounds.
LOOK OUT FOR THE DEFENSE. Man with the ball can't run as fast as the Defensive Captain. If pressed too close, pass the ball.
MANEUVER THE GOALIE. Learn to play goalie and Defensive Captain simultaneously. Practice makes it easy.
If your DEFENSIVE CAPTAIN falls too far behind the man with the ball, let your man drop back completely off-screen. He will reappear on-screen in front of the man with the ball.
Remember that the BEST DEFENSE IS A GOOD OFFENSE. Get possession of the ball and keep possession until you score!