WARNING: PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE SEPARATE HEALTH AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS BOOKLET
INCLUDED WITH THIS PRODUCT BEFORE USING YOUR NINTENDO ® HARDWARE SYSTEM, GAME DISC
OR ACCESSORY. THIS BOOKLET CONTAINS IMPORTANT HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATION.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:
READ THE FOLLOWING WARNINGS BEFORE YOU
OR YOUR CHILD PLAY VIDEO GAMES
Throughout this Instruction Booklet, you will see sections beginning with WARNING, CAUTION, and NOTE.
Each section has a different level of meaning, as follows:
Warns you about incorrect use of the Nintendo GameCube that could result in serious personal injury.
Cautions you about incorrect use of the Nintendo GameCube that may result in (1) personal injury or
(2) damage to the Nintendo GameCube, components, game discs or accessories.
NOTE: Points out important information on using or maintaining your Nintendo GameCube system.
WARNING - Seizures
" Some people (about 1 in 4000) may have seizures or blackouts triggered by light flashes or patterns, such as while watching TV or playing video games, even if they have never had a seizure before.
" Anyone who has had a seizure, loss of awareness, or other symptom linked to an epileptic condition should consult a doctor before playing a video game.
" Parents should watch when their children play video games. Stop playing and consult a doctor if you or your child have any of the following symptoms:
Eye or muscle twitching
Loss of awareness
" To reduce the likelihood of a seizure when playing video games:
1. Sit or stand as far from the screen as possible.
2. Play video games on the smallest available television screen.
3. Do not play if you are tired or need sleep.
4. Play in a well-lit room.
5. Take a 10 to 15 minute break every hour.
WARNING - Repetitive Motion Injuries and Eyestrain
Playing video games can make your muscles, joints, skin or eyes hurt after a few hours. Follow these instructions to avoid problems such as tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, skin irritation or eyestrain:
" Avoid excessive play. It is recommended that parents monitor their children for appropriate play.
" Take a 10 to 15 minute break every hour, even if you don't think you need it.
" If your hands, wrists, arms or eyes become tired or sore while playing, stop and rest them for several hours before playing again.
" If you continue to have sore hands, wrists, arms or eyes during or after play, stop playing and see a doctor.
WARNING - Electric Shock