The toy is off Flip the power switch on the crystal ball to awaken the Puzzle Master.
The Puzzle Master awakens and says, "Who wishes to challenge me?" The user selects the next game in the sequence (see below) or presses the HINT button on the crystal ball to hear his fortune.
The crystal ball tells the user how to set up game pieces. If the user moves incorrectly during the game, pressing the hint button provides information about legal moves. Pressing this button at other times tells the user best next move.