Use the tutorial level to your advantage. Every time you
run over a weapon, stop moving, read the tip, and practice
turning the thing on and off a few times! Believe me, you
don’t want to get caught later on, having to press
everything in sight trying to drop a mine.
Look around before you leap.
Be sure you find the jumper power-up as soon as possible.
The jumper is by far the most important piece of equipment
you have in the game, as it adds immeasurably to your
Eat and run. Power packs from the aliens and fighting
machines you kill will disappear almost instantly. Since
you desperately need that power, try to find a firing
position where you can pick off your enemies one at a
time, and recover their remains as you run. You can strafe
in emergencies, but don’t make it the most common mode of