• Pac-Man title screen featuring the ghosts and their names. Below is their appearance when they are edible. Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde are the primary group of fictional ghosts (Japanese: ????? monsutā, monsters) who serve as the main antagonists in the Pac-Man franchise.


  • The game of Pac-Man (PAC-MAN or Pacman[sic]) has four “ghosts” that are out to destroy the “protagonist”. Named Shadow (Blinky), Speedy (Pinky), Bashful (Inky) and Pokey (Clyde), they are red, pink (lavender), aqua and orange in color, respectively.

    One may also ask, why is the orange ghost named Clyde? His name is odd as the other ghosts have names that end in inky and yet his is inexplicably Clyde. This could be a reference to his outcast nature or just a bored programmer. In the Pac-Man World series, Clyde is erroneously depicted as the red Ghost, and Blinky is depicted as orange.

    In this regard, what is Pac Mans name?

    The characters name was originally written in English as Puck-Man, but when Namco localized the game for the United States they changed it to Pac-Man, fearing that vandals would change the P in Puck to an F.

    What is the secret to Pacman?

    Playing Pacman is easy to learn and hard to master (like all classic games). Simply score as many points as you can eating the small dots all around the maze. 10 points per dot (240 of them). Big points come when you eat 1 of the 4 Big flashing dots called Energizers worth 50 points located in each corner of the maze.

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