Run. Jump. Hit walls to turn around. Sounds simple, right? Just remember: nobody said it was easy.
"Easy to pick up, hard to put down, and even harder to beat." - Gaming Illustrated
"Beautifully simplistic, yet sadistically difficult" - Gamezebo
"Unique puzzles in tooth-grindingly difficult single screen levels" - Pocket Gamer
"A great little minimalist incarnation of masochistically difficult platforming" - IndieCade juror

- Super simple touch controls
- 100 levels
- 300 challenging stars to collect
- Infinite lives (No Game Overs)
- Spikes, Monsters, Gravity Flippers, Clones, Icicles, Evil Snowmen, & more
- Mix of action & puzzle-solving
- Hours of challenge
- Super simple graphics
- Maddening, hilarious silent film piano soundtrack
- Climb the Game Center leaderboards & share your progress on Twitter using the handy Share menu

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
35 Ratings
35 Ratings
RedMountain12 ,

Somebody said it's difficult - this guy

Based on a simple design concept that the player's only decisions are to run and jump, with direction determined by the course, the game designer has made a series of puzzles that build and build on the premise. Addicting and frustrating, the game's name itself reminds you each time you fail that "nobody said it would be easy." But no one directly said it was difficult. :)

Like this designer's other recent game, Nerdy Workout, the graphics are simple and gameplay is straightforward, but you'll seesaw between endorphin rush and frustration as you struggle to master the game.

In the end, the 100 puzzles provide harder and harder challenges--I'm only halfway through--but a lot of thought and effort went into making this game already one of the most original iPhone games of the year. Nobody said it was easy!

MandiniMaxini ,

Retro fun!!!

My husband is totally addicted to this game! It's easy to see why--even though it looks really simple, it is actually super challenging on every level. I love that I can have as many free lives as I need because I need them a lot! It brings back fun memories of playing computer games as a kid and I would totally recommend it to kids of all ages! If you want to relax and work your brain out at the same time this is the perfect fix.

Spacebrainjpa ,

Top notch

This game plays perfectly. The controls are great and the levels really make you use your head in a good way. It's difficult, but not impossible. When you die you immediately go back to the start of the level with no waiting and endless lives. Without that you might want to smash your iPad to pieces. Luckily mine is in tact and I'm having a great time playing.


Joseph Rothenberg
10.2 MB
Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2014 Joe Rothenberg.
In-App Purchases
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