When I was eleven years old, it was a very good year, and I can remember my daily routine vividly. These were the years before I owned a Sony Playstation, and I used to venture to my friends house - everyday after school - to watch him play through Final...
Learn what the different Globlins do and you're in with a better chance.
Look for big chains at the start to fill up your tank.
Remember to read what the characters tell you to make sure you know what you're trying to do.