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DX Interactive

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Run 3 is an endless running platformer game and the third installment in the popular Run franchise. Players control a character running through various environments, jumping over obstacles to survive.

Three runners dash across a finish line, their determination and energy palpable in the air.

How to Play Run 3

Game Controls

Use either:

  • Spacebar on keyboard
  • Left mouse click
  • Tap touchscreen

Run 3 Offcical uses simple controls. On computers, click with mouse or tap with trackpad to jump. On mobile, tap the left side of the screen to jump. Some characters can slide by holding the jump button.

This triggers your character to:

  • Jump
  • Flip gravity to traverse undersides of platforms
  • Alter directional momentum mid-air

Time taps perfectly to maneuver around dangers to landing safely, eventually reaching the finish flag.

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Origins (2014)

  • This game was developed and published by indie game studio Player03 as the third installment in their popular Run series of free web games.
  • It continues the simple but challenging endless runner gameplay style where players control a character automatically navigating through side-scrolling environments.

Gameplay Evolution

  • While keeping the core formula of reacting to jumps and gaps, Run 3 introduced expanded level designs, new obstacles, power-ups, and playable characters.
  • New features included railings to slide along, deterministic level generation, and epic boss battles.

Release & Reception

  • Run 3 launched in 2014 and quickly became one of Player03’s most successful titles.
  • It was praised for its creative new elements, smooth controls, and addictive “one more try” replayability.
  • The game also stood out with more stylized graphics compared to the pixelated look of previous Run games.

Player03 & Further Iterations

  • Run 3 cemented Player03 as a leading developer of unblocked casual gaming experiences.
  • They have continued building out the Run series with spin-offs like Run 3 Unblocked, Run 3 Evacuate, and the most recent Run 4.

Game Modes

The main game mode is Career, running through different levels and environments while racking up as big of a high score as possible. Other modes include time trials against set times.

Tips and Tricks

Here are some key Run 3 tips:

  • Take time learning each level’s obstacle patterns before running full speed
  • Use powerups like Shields and Magnets strategically to get through tricky sections
  • Don’t spam the jump button; time jumps carefully
  • Slide to pass under some low barriers that can’t be jumped
  • Try different characters to match playstyles

Developer and Platforms

Run 3 was created by Player Three and released in March 2018. It is available to play free online through web browsers on platforms like PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices.

With its simple yet deeply satisfying gameplay, Run 3 offers endless, challenging fun for players of all ages. Mastering the precise jumping and timing remains engaging even after hours of play.

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