Here's how to use the Control Pad:
1. D (Directional) Button
Press up or down to move the marker through the selections on the Configuration
Mode screen, Options windows, and Strategy screen
Press right or left to change options on the Options screens and Strategy
During play, press to move your fighting force in eight directions.
2. Start Button
Press at the Title screen to get to the Configuration Mode screen
During play, press to pause game. Press button again to resume play.