Postman Pat 3 is a Paperboy-style game. Pat agrees to help deliver telephone directories on behalf of his friend Delivery Man Dan, who's broken his leg. The play controls Pat's van, and must deliver directories to as many houses as possible whilst avoiding obstacles and without running out of fuel. There are five days in which deliveries may be attempted and failure to deliver enough of the directories in the five days may result in Dan losing his job. Licenced game of the Postman Pat television series, and sequel to Postman Pat and Postman Pat 2. The TV show's theme music is used as the in-game music.