This game provides examples of:
- Art Evolution: The graphics changed slightly in the 1.4 version.
- Bottomless Pit: The bottom of the screen is always one.
- Endless Game
- Exactly What It Says on the Tin: There's an icy tower. And you're climbing it. Enough said.
- Excuse Plot
- Game Mod
- Platform Game: You climb platforms until you eventually fall.
- Pretty Fly (For a White Guy): The main character, Harold the Homeboy.
- Ratchet Scrolling: Upwards.