START  =  K      SELECT  =  L        A Button  =  /        B Button  =  .

The keyboard will act as the Family Trainer mat. This is how it is laid out on a Qwerty keyboard:






Press START to bring up the menu.
There are three different ways to play:
        - Practice: Choose a single game to practice                 
        - Solo Battle: Up to 6 players compete for the best score
        - Group Battle: Up to 9 players play as a team              



Use SELECT to choose a mode, then press START to begin.



Here you can choose any one of the seven main games to play as a single round. As this is a practice stage you can have as many attempts as you need to clear a game within the time limit.

Use the SELECT button to scroll through the list of games, then press START to choose one.
Games: Great Wall, Skipping Stones, Bridge Ball, Fish Food, Slip Way, Square Maze, and Knock Knock.





In this mode you play through all seven games in order to reach a castle. There are three mini-castles to clear, each giving you the chance to make storming Takeshi's Castle easier.

Before beginning, enter the number of players. Use the arrow keys to highlight the number and press the A Button (/) to confirm. You can then enter your name, again using the arrow keys and the A Button (/) to enter each character, or skip this and press START to begin.



Now choose a castle to play through. Press Q for castle 1, W for castle 2 and E for castle 3. Castle 1 is the easiest, castle 2 medium difficulty, and castle 3 is the hardest. After you have played through at least one mini-castle you can attempt to storm Takeshi's Castle by pressing R.



The quicker you clear a game the more points you will win. If you fail a game three times, or run out of time, you'll lose and will be moved onto the next challenge. The better you do in the games, and the more points you earn, the more energy you'll have in the final Show Down.
In multiplayer mode each player will get their own chance at playing every game, one after the other. Players' scores will be displayed after each game is over.



Players play through all seven games in order to reach a castle. Each player only has one attempt at each game, and at least one player must win a game in order for everyone to move onto the next. If everyone fails it's game over.
There are three mini-castles to clear, each giving you the chance to make storming Takeshi's Castle easier.

Before beginning, enter the a name for you team using the arrow keys and the A Button (/) to confirm each character. Then enter the number of players, again using the arrow keys and the A Button (/) to confirm. Press START to begin.



Now choose a castle to play through. Press Q for castle 1, W for castle 2 and E for castle 3. Castle 1 is the easiest, castle 2 medium difficulty, and castle 3 is the hardest. After you have played through at least one mini-castle you can attempt to storm Takeshi's Castle by pressing R.





To quit a game at any time just press SELECT.

Great Wall
Press S and D together to begin.
1) Run towards the wall by tapping S and D alternately.
2) When you reach the line on the floor hold down S and D then release them to jump.
3) If you manage to grab onto the wall quickly tap S and D alternately to climb up.
4) Once on top of the wall walk forward with S and D.
5) When you begin to slide down the wall hold down S and D, then release them at the right time to jump over the water.
6) When you're over dry land press S and D together to land safely.




Skipping Stones
Press S and D together to begin.
1) Run towards the lake by tapping S and D alternately.
2) When you reach the edge of the water hold down S and D then release them to jump.
3) When in the air you need to press the button of the stone you want to land on.
   Press and hold F to land on a stone in the top row.
   Press and hold D to land on a stone in the second row.
   Press and hold S to land on a stone in the third row.
   Press and hold A to land on a stone in the bottom row.
4) Make sure to hold down the key you press to land on a stone. To jump again release the key and land on the next stone in the same way, choosing the corresponding letter.
5) If you land on a sinking stone quickly jump off and onto the next to avoid falling in the water.
6) When you reach the other side of the lake, jump and press S and D to land safely on the bank.




Bridge Ball
Change the controller: Option > Select Device > Doremikko Key Board.
Press Z to begin.
1) Walk along the bridge by tapping S and D alternately.
2) Press and hold Z to duck out of the way of a cannon ball.
3) If you move too fast you'll shake the bridge. If this happens press and hold Z to duck until the shaking has finished.
4) Make it to the end of the bridge, without being knocked off by the cannon balls, to win.
Change the controller back when the game is over: Option > Select Device > Family Trainer (side B).




Fish Food
Change the controller: Option > Select Device > Power Pad (side A).
Press Q to begin.
1) Hold down Q to duck under the shark's mouths.
2) Release Q to jump over the pink fishes. Press Q again to land back on the board.
3) When you reach the end of the runway jump and press Q to land safely on the finish platform.
Change the controller back when the game is over: Option > Select Device > Family Trainer (side B).




Slip Way
Press S and D together to begin.
1) Run onto the board by tapping S and D alternately.
2) The speed you ran will determine how far you travel. If you got it right you'll land in the goal area at the end of the runway.




Square Maze
Press S and D together to begin.
1) Run into the Maze by tapping S and D alternately.
2) Inside each room you'll see three doors. Choose one of the doors and run through.
   Tap S and D alternately to run forwards.
   Tap X and C alternately to run backwards.
   Tap A and S alternately to run left.
   Tap D and F alternately to run right.
3) Avoid walking into Kibaji and find the exit that leads to dry land to win.




Knock Knock
Press S and D together to begin.
1) Tap A and S alternately to run through the left door.
     Tap S and D alternately to run through the middle door.
     Tap D and F alternately to run through the right door.
2) If you run into a solid door, tap X and C alternately to run backwards.
3) Avoid walking into Yoroi, or falling into water, and make it through all four walls to win.




"Escape to Glory"
Press W and E together to begin.
1) Press Q to turn your cart left.
     Press R to turn your cart right.
2) Steer through the course to collect the power-up at the end. This will help you in the Show Down at Takeshi's Castle.
     The power-up from mini-castle 1 will give your cart more speed.
     The power-up from mini-castle 2 will give you a better water pistol.
     The power-up from mini-castle 3 will let you shoot out three shots of water at once.




Show Down
Press W and E together to begin.
1) Press Q to turn your cart left.
     Press R to turn your cart right.
2) Press A, F, Z or V to shoot to Guards and moles, and avoid getting shot yourself.
3) Make it to the end of the road without losing all of your HP and you'll face Takeshi.
4) Shoot him until he looses all of his HP to storm the castle and win the game.