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This is a 15-level puzzle platforming room escape game where you must die to float across the room and respawn in another location.

  • Run, jump, and double jump around the level toward the exit.
  • Run into spikes when needed to perish.
  • Walk or float to the exit box to play the next stage.
  • On later stages you also need to collect red dots scattered around the level before the exit portal will open for you.





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Restart Game for Kids Video Game Play Instructions

How to Play

Walk past the footing of restart rings to activate them. Move toward the exit, collect any red dots, and die as needed to float across the level back toward the activated ring. Exit through the white diamond to the next stage.

  • Starting the Game
    • Press the black and white Play button on the welcome screen to load the level select screen.
      • Levels are unlocked sequentially.
      • Your web browser automatically saves your game progress.
    • The upper right corner of the welcome screen has a sound control button.
  • Game Controls
    • Desktop
      • Move left by pressing the A key or the left arrow key.
      • Move right by pressing the D key or the right arrow key.
      • Jump by pressing the W key or the up arrow key. Double jump by pressing twice.
      • Go from spirit state to active state by pressing the down arrow key.
      • Restart the level by pressing the R key.
    • Touchscreen devices
      • This game was designed for play on desktop devices.
  • Game Play
    • Basics
      • This is a level escape game where the goal is to get to the white diamond at the end of each stage.
        • You can walk or jump into diamonds in early levels.
        • On later levels you need to die to turn to spirit form to float across the screen, and then turn back into regular form when you are over a diamond or inside the same area of the diamond where you can walk or jump into it.
      • In addition to regular movement by walking and jumping there are two additional movement types in this game:
        • The game has rings you can activate as respawn points if you die.
        • Whenever you run into spikes and your character dies it flies in a straight line to the most recently activated ring.
      • The last few stages of the game also have a series of small red squares you must collect to open the exit portal.
    • Game features
      • Rings – these operate as respawn locations for when you die.
        • If you walk past the floor of a ring you activate it.
        • If you jump over the floor part of a ring when you pass it then you won’t activate the ring.
      • Spikes – whenever you run into spikes you will move in a straight line path to whichever ring is activated.
      • Spirit flying – whenever you die you fly to the respawn ring in a straight path.
        • You must exit the spirit mode into regular mode to be able to exit through the diamond.
      • Red dots – later levels have a series of red dots on them.
        • You must collect all the red dots for the exit portal to work.
    • Levels
      • This game has 15 stages which are unlocked sequentially.
        • You can replay previously beat levels at any time.
      • Winning vs losing
        • You win a level by going through the white diamond exit portal.
          • You must exit in human (rather than spirit) form.
          • On the later levels you must collect all the red blocks before going through the exit.
        • You don’t lose this game by dying, as dying is required to navigate to hard to reach areas.
        • The only way to lose in this game is to get stuck on a platform you can’t easily move from or to get stuck in an enclosed area with no spikes before you have collected all the red dots.
          • If you get stuck press the R key to restart the level.
          • This game offers unlimited continues.
    • Tips
      • Rings
        • On some stages with many rings you have to jump over some of them to leave a prior ring activated.
          • Activating the wrong ring can make it impossible to have the correct angle to collect the red boxes or exit the stage.
          • If you activate the wrong ring you’ll need to either go back and reactivate the correct ring, or restart the level.
        • In some cases you need to deactivate spirit mode while at the ring and immediately jump while moving to the side to make it across to a platform or a high floating red dot.
        • To collect red dots and exit through the portal you may need to use a ring that is on the opposite side of the screen in order to have the correct flight angle.
      • Spirit form
        • You can pass through platforms while in spirit form.
        • You can only move back into regular human form when you are not passing through a platform.
        • In many cases you need to repeatedly switch between spirit form and walking to access different platforms along the journey & enable you to make it to hard to reach areas.
      • Screen wrap
        • On multiple levels the screen wraps.
        • On levels where the screen wraps you frequently need to fall through the bottom of the stage to reappear near the top to land on spikes or to enable landing on a platform to reposition your character.
  • Target Audience
    • The game is suited for players who like level escape logic puzzle games.
      • While the character repeatedly dies in this game there is no blood or gore and the character is shown in a low resolution pixelated body.
    • Other than the above the game has no adult themed content.

Shakespeare on Death

“Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
Of all the wonders that I yet have heard,
It seems to me most strange that men should fear;
Seeing that death, a necessary end,
Will come when it will come.”
― William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar

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Free Online Restart Video Game for Children & Adults Screenshots

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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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