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
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stated that he created Pac-Man to attract girls to play the game as before the game was released arcades mostly had boys as patrons. So Iwatani intended to change that by creating a game that girls or the whole family can play. See more