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Jump out of a C-130 and land in a field. Requires Java SE 1.5 runtime. Download
from http://www.java.com/ if you don't
Click here to download the game in Zip format. Unzip the game on your system and open (cd to) the folder/directory it's in. Read the file README.TXT for instructions on playing.
You can also play the game in your browser:
Click here to run the game as an Applet
ParaJump is web startable. Click here to Web Start ParaJump
How to play
The game is simple, yet fun. It's free, if you like it please give it to your
- Press CTRL key for a new game
- Press CTRL to jump from plane when over target
- Press CTRL to open chute
- Open your chute as low as possible for more bonus points
- If you attempt to open your chute too low it will fail to open
- Once your chute is open, use the arrow keys to aim for center of target
- A perfect landing is when you get a x10 bonus and a 10 point landing
- Get 3 perfect landings in a row and get a free man
- Land on the pad 5 times in a row to qualify for the Challenge Round
- Watch the wind!
7/19/2005 - v1 - initial release
7/21/2005 - v2 - added wind, more realistic movement when jumping, sound
7/22/2005 - v2.1 - added moving text, perfect landings, 3x perfect landings is free man... I'm done for a while I think.
7/24/2005 - v2.2 - Added bonus round... I'm really done now. :)
7/25/2005 - v2.3 - Fixed bug when leaving screen on left or right side. Toned
down the flying text a bit.
7/26/2005 - v2.4 - Changed text more, made "start instructions" better, fixed bug when C-130 left the screen.
7/27/2005 - v2.5 - Changed text even more so screens look better. Started using
GAGE timer for smoother animation on some systems.
8/5/2005 - v2.6 - New challenge level, changed intro screen and music
Legal stuff and Credits
ParaJump is Copyright © John Wagner 2005. All Rights Reserved.
ParaJump was written in Java 1.5 and uses the Golden T Studios excellent
game frameworks called GTGE. You can get more information on GTGE here:
Golden T Studios.
The A HUGE Thank You to Paulus Tuerah, the Author of GTGE for his numerous
suggestions for improving the game.
Using the GAGE timer from http://java.dnsalias.com/
Jumper graphics are from a PD source, the C-130 is PD as well. The picture
of the field actually has two deer in it, I took it while scouting one day.