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This is a 17-stage physics game where you help a boy float through a dangerous terrain using 2 balloons.

  • Adjust the height of platforms, the direction fans blow, and send the boy in motion.
  • Destroy hazards or move them out of the way to protect the balloons.
  • Finish quickly to earn up to a 3star rating.





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Balloon Up Game for Kids Video Game Play Instructions

How to Play

Operate fans and levers, break platforms, move obstacles out of the way & safely bring the boy floating with balloons to the exit atop the screen. Avoid getting the balloons popped or you’ll need to replay the stage.

  • Starting the Game
    • Press the Start Game button on the welcome screen to start a new game.
      • Your web browser automatically saves your game progress including beat levels and level ratings.
      • If you have played the game before there is a Continue button under the start button.
    • Beneath the Continue button there is a More Game button linking to other games.
    • The lower left corner of the welcome screen has buttons for music control and sound control.
  • Game Controls
    • Desktop
      • Use your mouse left click button and drag to:
        • spin wheels controlling platforms to retract them or put them in motion
        • grab fans on rails and change their elevation
        • have fans suck or blow air
      • Use your mouse left click button to:
        • break wood platforms to allow balloons under it to fly up or a box above it to fall down
        • start the boy’s ascent
        • fire rockets
    • Touchscreen devices
      • This game was designed for play on desktop devices.
    • Controls & indicators
      • The upper left corner has a level select button.
      • The current level is shown at the top center of the game.
      • The upper right corner has a level restart button.
  • Game Play
    • Basics
      • This is a balloon flying obstacle course where you adjust the level layout by operating fans, breaking wooden planks, and spinning lever controls to open or close areas.
      • The goal is to rise to the top of the level through the exit as quick as possible.
    • Obstacles
      • This game features a variety of obstacles including spiked balls, bees, fire, and clouds with hail.
        • Shoot the spiked balls with a rocket, or get them to fly out of the way by sucking them to a side with a fan or get them to float up by removing a wooden board above them. You can also hit the spikes into each other’s balloon, causing them to pop & the spikes to fall.
        • Defeat the bees by enticing them to chase after you using a path where they have to pass through a fire and get burned.
        • The fire does not harm you directly, but can pop your balloons. Protect your balloons from the fire by going around the fire & ensuring the balloon nearest the fire has a box over it by destroying the wooden platform the box is resting on.
        • Use fans to suck or blow the hail clouds out of the way.
    • Levels
      • This game has 17 levels which are unlocked sequentially.
      • You can go back and replay any of the previously beat levels by using the level select button in the upper left corner.
      • Winning vs losing
        • You win a stage by safely passing through the passage at the top.
          • Some stages require 2 balloons to win, whereas others can be completed with a single balloon.
        • You lose a level if both balloons pop, or if a level requires 2 balloons to pass and one of them pops.
          • This game offers unlimited continues.
          • If both balloons pop the level automatically restarts.
          • If you get stuck floating but unable to climb you’ll need to select the level restart button to restart the stage.
      • Star ratings
        • You can earn up to 3 stars on each stage based on how quickly you complete it.
        • If you earn lower than 3 stars you can go back to replay a previously competed level to try to earn a higher star rating on it.
    • Tips
      • Star ratings
        • If you earn less than 3 stars you can keep playing through other levels of the game and then come back to it.
      • Winning vs high score
        • If you are playing to win but are not playing for a star rating take your time, as the levels have no time limit.
        • You can always play faster on subsequent plays to try to improve your star rating after you figure out the best strategy for beating the level.
  • Target Audience
    • The game is suited for players who like flying path logic puzzle games.
    • The game has no adult themed content.

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Free Online Balloon Up Video Game for Children & Adults Screenshots

Balloon Up Game Welcome Screen Screenshot.
Balloon Up Game Level Select Screenshot.
Balloon Up Game Level Start Screenshot.
Balloon Up Game Level Play Screenshot.
Balloon Up Game Next Level Screenshot.
Balloon Up Game Level Progress Screenshot.
Balloon Up Game Final Level Screenshot.
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Mobile Friendly Cross Browser Support

This game is rendered in mobile-friendly HTML5, so it offers cross-device gameplay. You can play it on mobile devices like Apple iPhones, Google Android powered cell phones from manufactures like Samsung, tablets like the iPad or Kindle Fire, laptops, and Windows-powered desktop computers. All game files are stored locally in your web browser cache. This game works in Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and other modern web browsers.

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