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Rocket jumping

Video game concept

A jump boost achieved with the use of explosives, commonly a rocket, detonated right at your feet.

54
games
16
platforms

Alternate names: Bomb jumping, Grenade hopping

The first video game about Rocket jumping was released on November 21, 1991.

Valve, Nintendo and Midway Games has published most of these games

Implied: jumping, knockback, and unrealistic ability to shrug off explosions.

Note however that certain games allow rocket "jumping" even when the game has no jump functionality of any kind, commonly sending the jumper flying laterally at high speed.

Parent group

Unrealism

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Platforms

Linux 16
Windows 14
Mac OS X 4
MS-DOS 3
Mac OS Classic 3
PS3 2
X360 2
BeOS 2
3DS 1
Wii U 1
SNES 1
PS 1
Dreamcast 1
Xbox 1
Wii 1
GameCube 1

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