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║                                        (C) Copyright 1993, PC-SIG Inc.  ║


                 LADDER MAN  1 & 2  :  REGISTRATION FORM


               Please find enclosed the $12.00 registration fee for
          Ladder Man 1 & 2. This registered version of Ladder Man will
          speed up the loading and exiting of the game, plus give me
          the solutions to all the floors for both games. As a Soleau 
          Software Member, I want to receive information on your other 
          Shareware Games, discounts on other Soleau Software and to be 
          eligible for Special Bonus Packages.

                          *    *    *    *    *

                             GAME PACK OFFER
                        New Soleau Software Members

               As a New Soleau Software Member I have the option of
          enclosing an additional $6.00 for your Game Pack Offer of
          eight unregistered versions of your most popular Soleau
          Software Games on a 5 1/4" HD disk. I can receive this
          bonus offer by checking the appropriate line below.

                          *    *    *    *    *


          (Check One)

            ____   $12.00 for the Registered versions of Ladder Man 1 & 2

                   $18.00 for the Registered versions of Ladder Man 1 & 2,
            ____   plus the Soleau Software Game Pack Offer.

                 * Canadian/Foreign Users add $2.00 for postage. Checks
                   drawn on U.S. bank or P.O. Money orders only please.





          MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:          Soleau Software
                                           163 Amsterdam Ave
                                           Suite 213
                                           New York, NY.  10023


                     * SOLEAU SOFTWARE PRESENTS *

                             LADDER MAN 1

                       FROM THE MINDSCAPE SERIES

                      Programed by William Soleau
                        Version 1.0  (c) 1992

                         Soleau Software Staff

                   Graphic Designer   Katie Langan
                    General Manager   Kevin Santee

                          Requires: EGA/VGA
                                    Hard Disk Strongly Recommended
                                    or HD Floppy

                            Files Needed:
         Ladder.exe    Ladder.ov2    Ladder.ov5    Ladder.ov8  
         Ladder.ov0    Ladder.ov3    Ladder.ov6    Ladder.ov9
         Ladder.ov1    Ladder.ov4    Ladder.ov7    Ladder.ovg

                              * Objective *

          Ladder Man is another problem solving puzzle game from
     Soleau Software. The objective is to find a way to collect all
     the yellow diamonds located on each floor, then succeed in
     climbing to the top of the room. There are 30 floors of
     puzzles to solve in Ladder Man 1.

                   * Moving Ladder Man / Solving Room *

          You control the movements of Ladder Man by using the
     arrow keys.  Ladder Man is effected by gravity, so he needs to
     use his ladder to climb on to objects to reach his goals. The
     space bar activates his ladder which can only reach up two
     grids.  Using your problem solving skills, you must figure out
     how to grab all the diamonds located in each room. Once all
     the diamonds have been collected, a yellow bar will appear at
     the top of the screen. This yellow bar means that all the
     diamonds have been taken. Ladder Man must now climb to the top
     of the room and reach for the yellow bar allows him to exit 
     the puzzle.

                              * Objects *

          There are many objects located on each floor that can be
     used to help you complete each room. There are balls that you
     can push around to create steps for you to climb up on. There
     are Multi Blocks, Four Ball Holders, Gondolas, Fire Hydrants
     and more objects which will help you achieve the solution to
     the puzzle. These objects are demonstrated in the DEMO Program
     which can be selected at the Main Menu.  There are two hazards
     you must avoid, fire and water. If Ladder Man walks or falls
     into either of these, your attempt at the room will be over
     and you will be asked if you want to try the same room again.

                   * Personal Score Cards / Solutions *

          When you first play the game, you are asked to create
     your own score card. By entering your initials, you create a
     personal file that will keep track of the rooms you've solved
     and the number of attempts it took. If you complete a room and
     your number of moves was the lowest on record, then your
     solution to that room will be saved and you can play back your
     solution by starting the room over again and pressing the
     s<O>lution key. Only players that have completed the room will
     be allowed to see the solution.

     (The SOLUTION.DOC file describes how you can get our solutions
      to all the rooms Free!  See SOLUTION.DOC file for details.)

         There are many different strategies that you can use to
     solve these puzzles. If a floor seems to be giving you
     problems, go on to another one and come back to it later. You
     can access any of the 30 different rooms from the Main Menu.
     There is at least one solution for each floor.

                                 * DEMO *

          All the objects you can encounter on the different floors
     are described in the DEMO PROGRAM, which is accessed from the
     Main Menu.  If you are new to the game, this DEMO will take
     you through a puzzle room step by step so that you will
     understand the elements of the game.  It is STRONGLY
     RECOMMENDED to run the DEMO program when playing Ladder Man
     for the first time.

                            *  Key definitions  *

                   Arrow Keys = Move Ladder Man
                   Space Bar  = Put up ladder

          <Q>uit     =  Quits floor and takes you back to Main Menu
          <G>ive up  =  Used to attempt the floor over again
          <K>eys     =  Key definitions
          <S>ound    =  Sound toggle
          s<O>lution =  Plays back the solution to floor if you've
                        solved it or have sent in the Solution.doc
                        file to Soleau Software for the free
                        solutions to all floors.
                        (see SOLUTION.DOC file)

                          *  Important Note *

         It is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED that Ladder Man be put in a
     separate directory on your Hard Drive. Due to the graphics
     involved, the loading and exiting of the game will be
     considerably slower from a floppy disk. Ladder Man creates many
     files as you continue to play.  If playing from a low density 
     floppy disk, you might run out of room eventually, therefore you
     should either transfer the game to a HD disk or erase some of
     the document files included with the game.  Whether playing from a
     floppy disk or a Hard Drive, due to the number of files the
     game creates, you must locate the game in its own sub-directory.

                          * SOLEAU SOFTWARE *

                            MINDSCAPE SERIES

          Ladder Man is first in a series of new games by Soleau
     Software called Mindscape Games. These games are non-
     competitive logic games which use problem solving skills as
     opposed to the quick reflexes needed for arcade type games.
     Our company is dedicated to producing the finest logic games
     marketed through Shareware.
          There is no registration fee for Ladder Man 1, because we
     are distributing this game as a way to introduce Soleau
     Software's Mindscape Series of games to Shareware users.
     However, we would appreciate it if you would take the time to
     read the LAD_REG.DOC file.  This file describes how you can
     get information on our many other games and how to become a
     Soleau Software Member by registering one of our games.  As a
     registered member your entitled to discounts on other Soleau
     Software and Special Bonus Package Offers.

                             LADDER MAN II

          Ladder Man II is the sequel, which has 30 MORE! floors of
     mind bending puzzles.  A $12.00 registration fee gives you
     both Ladder Man 1 & 2 and all the solutions. Further
     information regarding registrations for this series and other
     Soleau Software games can be found at the closing screen of
     the Ladder Man Game, or in the LAD_REG.DOC file.

          We at Soleau Software thank you for your support and hope
     you will continue to enjoy this as well as our other Shareware


                              William Soleau

                              Soleau Software

                              163 Amsterdam Ave
                              Suite 213
                              NYC, NY.  10023

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                                 LADDER MAN

             Soleau Software is proud to introduce Ladder Man, the
       newest addition to our Mindscape Series. Ladder Man is
       distributed as Shareware, yet we are not asking for a
       registration fee. As a part of the introduction of this game,
       we are offering to send you a *FREE* Special Upgrade Code. This
       Code will allow you to see the Solutions for all 30 floors.
           Please take the time to fill out this form and mail it back
       to Soleau Software with a Self-addressed Stamped Envelope, so
       that we can send the Special Upgrade Code to you.

           Your Name:  __________________________________________

             Address:  __________________________________________

      City/State/Zip:  __________________________________________

                        I Got Ladder Man Through:


                       Comments About Ladder Man:



            If you liked Ladder Man and want to know about the Ladder
       Man Series, then please see the LAD_REG.DOC file. With a $12.00
       Registration fee you can get Ladder Man I and it's sequel Ladder
       Man II, with ALL the Solutions included!  As a Registered User of
       any one of Soleau Software's Games, you will receive information
       and discounts on our other Shareware Games, plus Special Bonus
       Package Offers.
            We at Soleau Software thank you for your support and hope
       you will continue to enjoy this as well as our other Shareware

       Send This Form To:       Soleau Software
                                163 Amsterdam Ave. Ste. 213
                                New York, New York  10023


       You MUST include a Self-addressed Stamped Envelope or else
       we will be unable to rush the Upgrade Key to you.

Directory of PC-SIG Library Disk #3522

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FILE_ID  DIZ       473   8-02-92   2:13p
LADDER   DOC      7636   8-02-92   7:44p
LADDER   EXE    155442   8-02-92   6:16a
LADDER   OV0     10957   7-22-92   1:48a
LADDER   OV1       190   8-02-92   6:17a
LADDER   OV2     39024   6-11-92   7:44p
LADDER   OV3     71879   6-16-92  10:58p
LADDER   OV4     11028   6-23-92   8:03a
LADDER   OV5     11021   6-24-92  11:19p
LADDER   OV6      5662   8-02-92   7:50p
LADDER   OV7     26611   6-25-92   7:52p
LADDER   OV8      2603   7-19-92   3:49p
LADDER   OV9       552   6-28-92   1:30p
LADDER   OVG      2076   7-26-92  12:29a
LAD_REG  DOC      2076   7-26-92  12:29a
SOLUTION DOC      2247   8-02-92   6:54a
GO       BAT        31   6-04-92   2:25a
GO       TXT       770   4-01-93  10:27a
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