The Yamanouchi clan was driven from his home long ago. Now he wants the government to recover and pulls against the Karasuma clan in the war. The advantages of the Yamanouchi clan: Odama, a gigantic globe which, when used as a weapon, can cause huge damage in the enemy ranks. The second weapon is the Nin -Ten - bell, which, taken by the Odama, the enemy forces by their sound to the ground.
In the game Odama principles of two genres were mixed. The player has to keep on the field and coordinate your units like in a strategy game like in a pinball game, a ball with two flippers.
After an intro sequence, the game begins. The goal is to remarket to the top of the playing field carried by own soldiers, Nin -ten - bell and to safeguard it from enemy samurai. This is made more difficult by a time limit, different level tasks, and the enemy soldiers and buildings. The ball of the flippers pushed and thus reaches the court. Their own soldiers by microphone short commands such as collecting! or advancement! given and in addition the playing field can be tilted slightly, so as to affect the course of the Odama. In addition, tasks have to be solved in the individual levels. An example of this has to be opened in order to get to another game field goal, the player must now enter the command using a microphone to his soldiers to bring the key to the gate. He now has to protect the key support against enemies. Is the bell reached the top of the field and you have solved the tasks of the level is completed successfully and you can play the next.