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This is a hand drawn fast-paced 20-stage running game. The game looks cute, simple & easy. It is, however, brutally difficult!

  • Guide the square to collect stars.
  • Avoid falling off platform or hitting spikes.
  • Play through 20 challenging levels.





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Paper Dash Game for Kids Video Game Play Instructions

How to Play

Jump over the spikes and stay on one of the platforms until you run to the level exit. Try to collect all 3 stars on each level along your way.

  • Starting the Game
    • Select the green play button at the bottom center of the game loading screen to bring up the game welcome screen.
    • Select the green button at the bottom center of the game welcome screen to bring up the level select screen.
      • This will bring up the level select screen.
      • Initially only the first level is accessible.
      • Each time you complete a level it unlocks the next level.
    • The welcome screen contains a sound control button in the upper left and buttons to play more games or read game developer information in the upper right.
      • On either side of the play button there are buttons to reset game progress and view achievements.
        • Achievements are level-based and star based.
        • There are achievements for beating 2, 8, 12, and 20 levels.
        • There are achievements for collecting 9, 15, 42 and 60 stars.
  • Game Controls
    • Desktop
      • Your character automatically runs right unless stuck.
      • Tap your mouse left click button once to jump.
      • Tap twice to double jump.
    • Touchscreen devices
      • Tap the screen with a finger once to jump or twice to double jump.
  • Game Play
    • Dying
      • If you fall off platform or run into spikes you die.
      • This game offers unlimited continues.
      • Whenever you die the game automatically restarts the level you were playing.
      • Consider this game a game of trial-and-error (with a bit of luck), particularly as you get up to the higher levels.
    • Levels
      • This game has 20 levels which must be unlocked sequentially.
        • After a level has been unlocked you can go back and replay it any time.
      • You can earn up to a 3-star rating on each level by running into all the stars on the level.
        • You can beat levels while earning no stars on them.
        • The only requirement to beat a level is to make it to the finish line.
    • Jumping
      • You can single jump or double jump in this game, and when you decide to double jump you can click twice immediately or click once then click again a bit later.
      • Timing your jumps is crucial because if you make an extra jump you may not have enough time to jump again before running into spikes or falling off platform.
  • Target Audience
    • The game is suited for players who like running obstacle course platformer games.
      • The game is quite challenging. Patience is a prerequisite to completing it.
    • The game has no adult themed content.

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Free Online Paper Dash Video Game for Children & Adults Screenshots

Paper Dash Game Welcome Screen Screenshot.
Paper Dash Game Level Select Screen Screenshot.
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Paper Dash Game Level Beat Screen Screenshot.

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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