Players guide a yellow, pie-shaped creature around a single maze, munching dots while avoiding four roaming ghosts. Four energizer dots are on the board, one in each corner. Eating one of these special dots will temporarily empower Pac-Man to turn the tables on the ghosts. Each time all the dots in a maze are eaten, play resumes with a fresh screen. Written by
Brett Alan Weiss
Don't trifle with a heavyweight.
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Did You Know?
The original title was intended to be "Puck-Man", until marketers realized that materials used to promote the game could be vandalized by having a portion of the letter "P" removed, completely changing the way the name is read. See more
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.199