Jumpero is a game about running down an obstacle-filled course, competing against other runners as well as the walls, gaps and other challenges that are thrown into your path. There’s an decent level of difficulty here, and you’re going to need your wits about you if you want to cross the finish line in first place.
To augment your no-doubt startling wits, we’ve decided to write this guide. We’ve put a lot of time into Jumpero and uncovered a series of strategies that we’re pretty sure are going to serve you well if you want to get deep into the game. Follow these and you’ll be leaping with the best of them in no time.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re about to jump your first wall or you’ve already tasted the sweetness of success a few times, there’s going to be something here to help you out. So let’s do it – here are the best hints, tips and tricks for Jumpero.
Make the smallest jump
The key to keeping up your speed is to make the smallest jump you can to get over the obstacles. Sure you can jump to the full height to clear them comfortably, but that’s going to slow you down and keep you from winning. Release your finger when the line is just clearing the top of the obstacle to keep pace and get ahead.
Get the boosts
The boosts are the most powerful tool you have at your disposal and without them winning is a real challenge. Whenever you see one, do your best to pick it up. That doesn’t mean you should watch the video at the start of a level to get one – there’s almost always a boost box at the top of the first obstacle anyway.
Go through windows
Some obstacles look like they’re impossible to pass. These obstacles will almost always have windows or gaps in them – that’s where you have to aim, instead of trying to leap over the top. You’ll need quick reflexes to get it right, but once you start seeing the windows you’ll be able to spot them really quickly.
You shouldn’t let your guard down until you’re standing atop the podium and the confetti is raining down. The game will quite often throw a last obstacle in, or place two close together to make sure you’re paying attention. Even if you’re miles out in the lead there’s danger coming, so be ready until you’re crowned the winner.
Continue or retry?
When you smash into a wall you’re given the option of watching a video to keep going. Since the levels are so short, and you’ve got more knowledge now of where the jumps are and which mistakes you need to avoid, we think it’s best to retry. But if you’ve failed a level multiple times in the same place, the continue is worth considering.