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10 best tips for playing Thumper


Thumper: How to get a high score!

Thumper: How to get a high score!

Hi guys, I have had a load of questions on how to improve scores on Thumper. I put a little video together for you giving you my top 5 tips but there is so much more, so I have put it all in this description below.

Tips to get a better score in Thumper on the Nintendo Switch, these tips below can be used in any other version of the game by using the action button on your game pad. On the PS4 it would be the X button. Read below to understand the scoring system.

(Based on the Nintendo Switch gamepad)
Tap (A) over the white rectangular thumps to thump
Hold (A) and use LEFT STICK to bank left/right and survive turns
Hold (A) to slide through red bars without damage
Execute looping patterns perfectly to fire the green energy weapon and defeat bosses
Boss patterns loop until you defeat them


Thump while holding UP to jump
Hold down (A) while in the air to increase jump distance (you don't need to hold UP)
Consecutive jumps allow you to fly and maximize your jump distance

Press DOWN while in the air to pound
Pounding thumps sends out a powerful shockwave
From Level 3 on, some bosses have shields that can only be opened by a pound shockwave

From Level 4 on, switch lanes using the LEFT STICK, or bank into barriers using LEFT STICK + (A) when lanes end
From level 5 on, beware of laser sentries that attack if you miss a thump


Blue gems = points
Thump, keep holding (A), and slide through red bars to earn blue gems
Jump into blue rings to earn blue gems
Execute perfect turns by holding (A) and pressing LEFT STICK at the last moment for more points


When completing each sub-level, you will receive score bonuses based on your performance

BLUE GEMS: collect as many as possible to raise your score (see ADVANCED SCORING)
PERFECT TURNS: turn with the stick at the last moment to increase your perfect turn bonus
NO DAMAGE: this bonus is increased for every level you survive with no damage
NO MISSES: this bonus is increased for every level you complete without missing a thump
KILLS: pound whenever you see tentacles ahead for bonus points


Thump perfectly to reach 2X/3X streak multipliers and get more blue gems
Checkpoints contain bonus-thumps, hit them to collect extra blue gems
If you’re damaged, hitting a bonus-thump regains your shell
Pound thumps while in 2X/3X streak to transform upcoming thumps into bonus-thumps
Pound bonus-thumps for even more blue gems!
Hit bosses with the green weapon on the first loop to create a bonus-thump
Pound the green weapon on the first loop and get TWO bonus-thumps
Collect perfect sequences of 6+ red bars and/or blue rings and get more blue gems
Hitting turns normally stops flight, but if you perfect turn during flight you can keep flying through turns


When completing each sub-level, you will receive a Rank (C, B, A, or S) based on your accuracy and skill.

To improve your Rank:

Hit all thumps
Slide into all red bars
Jump into all blue rings
Avoid taking damage
Execute perfect turns
Hit bonus-thumps (see ADVANCED SCORING)

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THUMPER - Level 9 S Rank (925,550)

*WARNING* This video may cause seizures
Played with a keyboard
(Most levels are segmented)

Uncompressed video 11GB:

9-1 (0:00)
9-2 (0:35)
9-3 (1:13)
9-4 (2:32)
9-5 (3:03)
9-6 (4:27)
9-7 (5:28)
9-8: BOSS (7:02)
9-9 (8:10)
9-10 (9:03)
9-11 (10:06)
9-12 (10:58)
9-13 (11:25)
9-14 (13:16)
9-15 (13:50)
9-16 (14:23)
9-17 (15:03)
9-18 (16:00)
9-19 (16:48)
9-20 (17:26)
9-21 (17:58)
9-22 (18:35)
9-23 (19:13)
9-24 (20:30)
9-25 (22:04)
9-Ω: FINAL BOSS (23:30)
9-27 (25:30)
9-∞ (26:26)

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Imagine a rhythm game made inside a cosmic nightmare.
This is Thumper and its so much fun; it gets harder and harder the more you go but its sooooo satisfying!

Thumper tips

Soiler,Learn how to use the thumping ability to get more points.Its easy to do i wont tell how to do it, but you can thump at the start of game.

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Let's Play Thumper - Level 1 : Tutorial's basics

1st Level of Thumper

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Thumper Gameplay - Level 1 - Walkthrough (No Commentary) (Steam Rhythm Action PC Game 2016)

Thumper Gameplay Part 1 - Level 1 - PC Walkthrough Playthrough (No Commentary Let's Play) (Steam Indie Action Rhythm PC Game 2016)

This full game playthrough will include all levels, bosses, soundtrack OST, final boss fight and ending of the single player game mode.

Thumper is rhythm violence: classic rhythm action, blistering speed, and brutal physicality. You are a space beetle. Brave the hellish void and confront a maniacal giant head from the future.
Scream down the endless track and crash through punishing obstacles with simple, airtight controls. Hurtle forward, master new moves, reach overwhelming velocities, and survive epic boss battles. Every crushing impact is interwoven with a pounding original soundtrack. To reach synesthetic bliss, you must go through rhythm hell.

- Nine levels of Rhythm Hell
- Adrenalizing Boss Battles, including the terrifying Crakhed
- Simple Controls: one stick and one button
- Psychedelic Visuals
- Original Soundtrack by Brian Gibson of noise-rock band Lightning Bolt

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CPU - Intel Core i5 4670 - 3.4 GHz (3.8 GHz boost)

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Video settings used in game: 1920x1080 1080p, Ultra Settings

Geometry Dash: Thumper by Megaman9 (me) and 10 others! [READ DESC.]

In 1.9 we had my megacollab Striker, which used the song Thumper by Waterflame. Now, we have...

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So 2-3 weeks ago I was trying to beat InsanitY by Serponge. Shortly after I died at 82% (in one of the dumbest ways humanly possible .-.) my computer froze. I shut it off, and when I rebooted it, it wouldn't turn on past the ASUS screen. So after looking around online, I realized that the cause was most likely a hard drive failure on the computer. I took it to MicroCenter (the store I bought the computer from, as well as a computer repair store) and my mom went to pick it up after a week or so, only to find that the trackpad wasn't working, so she gave it back to them. After a few more days, MicroCenter called back and essentially said that my computer totally died and I would have to buy a new one, which I bought yesterday. Fortunately, my files were backed up. Sadly, though, I guess I didn't do anywhere near enough research on this laptop. My old laptop was an ASUS X555LAB with 6GB RAM and an Intel i3 processor. This new one is an ASUS VivoBook with 8GB RAM and an AMD A9 processor, so I assumed that this was basically a better version of the computer I already have...BOY, WAS I WRONG. This thing is really bad for recording...while running Action, it causes GD alone to use up over half of my CPU, and the game can barely stay above 45 FPS, although it plays fine without recording. This makes it nearly impossible to beat levels while recording, as I can barely play with such low frames (it's also the reason why this video is in 30 FPS and noclipped, I had to verify this level offscreen). My last computer sometimes had a similar problem, but it would only drop frames on certain attempts, which makes me think it was caused by GD's poor optimization. Here, though, it's definitely my computer. So...yeah. This has kind of ruined my motivation to make GD videos. Why make videos if I can barely record? I might upload a few easy levels here and there, but don't expect very many demon levels.

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Frostpunk is a brand-new title from the creators of This War of Mine. It’s a society survival game that asks what people are capable of when pushed to the brink of extinction. In an entirely frozen world, people develop steam-powered technology to oppose the overwhelming cold. The city’s ruler has to manage both the citizens and the infrastructure they live in. The leader’s tactical skills face challenges that will frequently question morality and the basic foundations of what we consider organized society. Optimization and resource management often clash with empathy and thoughtful decision-making. While city and society management will consume most of the ruler’s time, at some point exploration of the outside world is necessary to understand its history and present state.

What decisions will you make to ensure the survival of your society? What will you do when pushed to the limit? And...

...who will you become in the process?


Frostpunk is a society survival game where heat means life and every decision comes with a cost. You face the task of building the last city on Earth and securing the means necessary for your people to survive.


Survival is about hope and the will to live. Your ability to spark and maintain them both in your people will be a deciding factor in your success.


Society is a group of people who abide by the same rules and share similar beliefs. Establish laws that regulate the existence of your growing society. Decide on their working routine, healthcare, food provision and other crucial aspects of everyday life. Maintain their hope and contentment – the moral condition of your society is as important as securing the basic means to keep them fed and safe.


Some of your decisions will seem small – like deciding the fate of a troubled citizen or meeting the demands of a newborn faction – but be aware that the sum of your doings can lead to unexpected results. Your people put their faith in you, but their devotion is not limitless. Leadership can be a burden.


Survival demands progress. React to current events, but don’t forget about the long term and investing in development and technological progress. Providing a highly advanced infrastructure with self-powered automatons, airships and other technical wonders is difficult, but achievable. It all depends on your management and leadership skills.


While New London is your main focus, there is much more to the world than what lies within the limits of your city. Expeditions, while risky, can bring you valuable intel, precious supplies and grow your society’s population. There may be people out there, and their fate lies solely in your hands.


If you reach a turning point, do not hesitate to determine the path of your people. Should you rule them with an iron fist... or show them a way of compassion and faith? Reach for extremes or try to find a fair balance. Whichever you choose, remember: there’s no turning back.


The main story campaign can go different ways depending on your playstyle, but it is still not the only challenge to tackle. Frostpunk offers different scenarios and additional updates with new content will be added in the future.

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