Following a short introductory FMV sequence you will be
presented with the:
Passport – main game options
The passport allows you to start a new game, load a previously saved game or quit. Press Action and the passport will flip open. Pressing Left and Right flips you through the pages of the passport. The first page allows you to choose and load a previously saved game. The middle pages will start a new game. The last page of the passport quits the game.
Polaroid – Lara’s home
Choose the Polaroid to access the interactive training level. Lara will explain how the game controls work. To exit the Assault Course press the Escape Key and use the exit option within the passport.
Personal Stereo – sound effects and music
Press Action on the Personal Stereo, and you will be presented with two bars, the top bar sets sound effects volume, the lower bar sets music volume. Press Up and Down to toggle between sound and music Press Left and Right to adjust volume.
Press Action on the Keyboard Option and you will be presented with a list of default keyboard controls. Use Left and Right Cursor Keys to select the user configurable keys. Once here use the Cursor Keys to highlight any key you wish to change. Pressing Action on a highlighted control followed by another key will change control to that particular key.
In Game Menu Rings
Whilst in-game pressing Escape will display the Menu Rings. Press Left and Right to rotate the menu ring. Press Action to select the foremost item. Press Up or Down to swap between Inventory, Items and Options rings (see Menu Ring for details of the options available). Press Escape to deselect an item, and press Escape again to exit the Menu Rings.
Select the Stopwatch to display the time you have spent playing the current level plus other statistics.
The pistols are, by default, selected and ready to use. If wish to use another weapon (the shotgun, or one that you have found) simply select it and press Action. You can also see how much ammo is available to you here.
Small Medi Pack
Using a small medi pack (when collected) will restore 1/2 of Lara’s health.
Large Medi Pack
Using a large medi pack (when collected) will fully restore Lara’s health.
Here the options open to you are: Load Game, Save Game or Quit to Title Screen.
In this case, for usage descriptions refer to Starting The Game as it does exactly the same as described there.
To save the game at any point, bring up the Passport Screen and select Save Game. Select a slot and press Action, your Save Game will be automatically named. You may also use F5 as a short-cut key to the Save Game Passport page.
To load a previously save game proceed to the Menu Ring select the Passport and choose and select the game you wish to load. You may also use F6 as a short-cut key to the Load Game Passport page.
At the end of each level you are presented with a Statistics screen, here you will be able to judge just how well you have performed. At the successful completion of each level your health will be restored to 100%. If you die in-game you will be presented with the Passport Screen. Here you will be given the opportunity to Load a previously saved game or Quit to the Title Screen.