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1[[quoteright:300:]]²->''Run Man is the man who runs, streaking by with yellow buns.''²²In this {{Platform Game}}, someone has announced a race around the world, and the fastest man in the world (a small yellow guy named [=RunMan=]) enters. All of the other competitors immediately resign, knowing that there's no way that they can beat him. [=RunMan=] is a bit annoyed by this lack of sportsmanship, and vows to race around the world by himself, if he must.²²Over the course of the game, you'll bounce off walls, ride a hang glider, and out-run certain death on more than one occasion.²²Technically a FreewareGame, but [[PleaseSubscribeToOurChannel donations of any amount are openly invited.]]²²Can be found at this rather clever URL: [[]]²----²!!This game provides examples of:²²* BoringReturnJourney: In the credits, Run Man calmly walks back to his home.²%%* BottomlessPits: They don't do much, however.²* DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist: Run Man either loses his momentum and hops back out of the pit, or the level restarts. However, even if you survive, it can still wreck the time and score you're going for.²%% * EscapeSequence: The bosses.²* FishOutOfWater: Since speed and not vertical mobility is key in this game, [[spoiler:[[Videogame.{{Jumper}} Ogmo]]]] doesn't do very well.²%% * GhibliHills: Bliss Valley.²%% * GoombaStomp: Applies while not zooming.²%% * InvincibleMinorMinion²%% * JungleJapes: The Jungle of Jive.²* JungleJazz: The third area is JungleJapes whose soundtrack includes [[PublicDomainSoundtrack such classics]] like Duke Ellington's "East St. Louis Toodle-Oo" (for the area map) or Luis Russel's "The New Call of the Freaks" (for the actual stages).²%% * LastLousyPoint²%% * LethalLavaLand Mt. Tomato Soup (but it's not lethal to [=RunMan=].)²* MightyGlacier: [[spoiler:The unlockable character Stumblor is about the size of a literal glacier and can trample down all enemies without effort, but easily gets stuck and has a hard time gaining momentum.]]²%% * {{Ninja}}: a [[UniqueEnemy once-off]] enemy.²* NintendoHard: The game can be this due to a combination of the wall jump mechanic relying only on the boost mechanic, which you will habitually hold down during the boss chases.²%% * NitroBoost: Unlimited, always usable. You also gain power the longer you keep momentum.²* NotCompletelyUseless: The unlockable characters are utterly useless if you haven't figured out in detail how they accelerate and interact with the environment... in which case they actually have better chances of getting a medal in some levels.²* OneHundredPercentCompletion: Gets you the grand prize of [[spoiler:the official [=RunMan=] ThemeSong sung to you by the programmers]].²%% * PalmtreePanic: The Awesome Sea.²* PressXToDie: Except for boss levels, the restart key is the only thing that can kill you at all.²* PublicDomainSoundtrack: The soundtrack consists entirely of old public domain jazz and blues songs.²%% * ScoringPoints²%% * SlippySlideyIceWorld: the Sleepy Hills.²%% * TheSpiny²%% * StylisticSuck: Yes, the graphics really look like that.²%% * SugarBowl: Even the world itself seems to be happy! Yay!²%% * SuperSpeed: [[AC:Oh yeah!]]²%% * WaddlingHead[=/=]{{Cephalothorax}}: Everyone.²%% * WallJump: To the point of absurdity.²%% * VideoGameFlight: Using hang gliders.²----


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