By: Chris Buffa October 2, 2012 0 Comments

Follow our advice, and the fuel will be yours. All yours.

A meteorite smashes into a tiny UFO, causing a fuel leak. The little alien inside crash-lands on a strange planet, and with the help of the player, collects the missing fuel in the hope of returning home. Therein lies the premise of Jumpster, a free-to-play physics platformer from G5 Entertainment. With 80 different levels to master, you can expect quite a few head-scratching moments, but that's why we're here with this Jumpster cheats and tips guide.

Keep An Eye On Jumpster's Energy Meter

See that bar on the top of the screen? That's Jumpster's energy meter, which depletes each time you make a move. If it runs out, Jumpster becomes immobile, forcing you to put the game down until it fully or partially recharges, or top it off by making an in-app purchase. That said, it's a great idea to keep an eye on said meter at all times to see where you stand.

Examine Your Surroundings

Don't send Jumpster into harm's way. Instead, drag a finger around the screen to scan each level, making note of hazards, water, breakable objects and other items that will help or hurt your chances. Most importantly, think about all moves before making them, lest you waste precious energy.

Put Jumpster In Water Whenever Possible

Leave Jumpster on a hard surface too long, and he'll die. With that in mind, always seek to send him into a body of water or water bubble.

Use Power-Ups To Get Ahead

It'll be much tougher to die if you purchase these life-saving power-ups.

Rocket (15 coins): Helps kill monsters, but you can only use one per stage.

Booster (20 coins): Beat a level in fewer jumps. Similar to Rocket, you can only use one per stage.

Barb Blocker (30 coins): A shield that protects Jumpster from spikes. One per stage.

Respawn Relic (500 coins): Lets Jumpster respawn where he died.

Warp Totem (30 coins): Sends Jumpster to the next level. One per stage.

Cosmic Cupcake (45 coins): Restore half of Jumpster's energy.

Martian Cocktail (75 coins): Fully restores Jumpster's energy.

Space Fridge (600 coins): Stores 10 energy bars at a greater discount than the price of 10 treats (Cosmic Cupcake, Martian Cocktail).

Silver Key (50 coins): Unlocks Dilonica levels.

Golden Key (110 coins): Unlocks Yutaka levels.

Buy Coins Via In-App Purchase

It takes a long time to earn enough coins to buy those aforementioned power-ups. If you hate the grind, break out the wallet and pick up some virtual cash the easy way.

100 Coins: $0.99
750 Coins: $4.99
2,500 Coins: $9.99
10,000 Coins: $19.99

Earn Free Coins

Review Jumpster on the App Store and walk away with 10 free coins.

Collect All Three Fuel Icons Per Stage

Gathering these black blobs helps Jumpster level up, which in turn results in more free coins.

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