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Gumshoe (NES)

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The Official Nintendo Player's Guide (1987):

    THE FIVE DIAMONDS OF LIZ



    R.L. Stevenson, ex-FBI agent turned private eye, has received a ransom note. His only daughter, Jennifer, has been abducted by a notorious underworld gang in retaliation for having sent their leader, King Dom, up the river. To secure his daughter's freedom, R.L. must recover the priceless Black Panther Diamonds--stolen from a famous Hollywood film star by a rival gang--and deliver them to King Dom's hideout within 24 hours. Or it's curtains for Jennifer.

    GAME PLAY: As a sharpshooter and the world's foremost expert in the use of the Zapper Light Gun Attachment, you must help R.L. Stevenson find the five Black Panther Diamonds, often referred to as the "Five Diamonds of Liz." Your race with time will take you through four dangerous levels--city, sky, sea, and jungle--during which many obstacles will cross your path: falling rocks, explosions, time bombs, killer sharks, poison bugs, alligators, and oddly enough, a plump and juicy roast chicken. Will you beat the clock? Or will time run out for Jennifer? Are you the sharpshooter you claim to be? Or just another flatfoot in a wrinkled trenchcoat?

    Contributed by Joshua J. Slone (4618) on Mar 26, 2004.

Back of Box:

    GUMSHOE
    You'll have to shoot fast to get out of this Light Gun game alive!

    Jennifer's been kidnapped! Now's your chance to prove you're a sharp-shooting detective by helping Jennifer's father find the five diamonds that will pay her ransom. You'll use your Zapper light gun to blow away anything that gets in your way. But even with the Zapper, this case will be hard to crack. Because not only are the diamond hard to find, but you only have 24 hours to find them! What's more, you'll have to think fast and shoot even faster, because ferocious monsters, diving airplanes and hungry man-eating sharks will stop at nothing to prevent you from getting to the diamonds. Think you're a sharp shooting detective? Well, you better be. Because if you're not, it's curtains for you in this quick-on-the-trigger Nintendo Light Gun game!

    Contributed by Jeanne (75627) on Jan 01, 2003.