Don't Run With a Plasma Sword iOS
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Don't Run With a Plasma Sword

by XperimentalZ Games

Universal App - Designed for both iPhone and iPad.

Free for a limited time
$1.99 > free

App Description

Run to save the world in this humoristic tribute to retro sci-fi movies! A fun, challenging runner with tons of content!!

Start with a simple combat runner and evolve your gameplay to ultimately navigate masterfully through challenging level configurations and boss fights!!

  • Over 700 000 downloads, 10 million games played!
  • Featured by Apple!
  • Covered on The Totally Rad Show!
  • What the press has to say:

4.5/5 touch arcade "From presentation to gameplay to overall fun factor, DRWAPS simply shines"

4.5/5 iFanzine "DRWAPS is the kind of genre mashup gold that we need to see more often in the App Store"

4/5 appspy "DRWAPS's book and try to provide an experience that goes beyond mindless platforming"

4/5 148Apps "DRWAPS is another solid endless runner with a little bit of action-platformer thrown in"

4.5/5 padgadget "DRWAPS is an action-packed infinite runner that fans of the genre won’t want to miss out on."

5/5 iphonegameruk "November Game of the Month"

4.5/5 apptudes "gorgeous and full of personality, it effortlessly blends platforming, action, and RPG elements into a fantastically entertaining experience"

5/5 app-score "DRWAPS is yet another running game that has used the iPhone to the best of it’s ability"

4/5 touchgen "DRWAPS is a fun entry in the endless running genre that brings both storyline, and humour to the table"

4/5 modojo "We grew tired of "runners" months ago, but DRWAPS renewed our faith in these types of games"

4.5/5 iPhone Alley "the amount of content that’s here is enough to satisfy any casual gamer or the ideal hardcore"

4.5/5 crasymikeapps "DRWAPS is a side scrolling platformer with more personality than most, leveraging excellent graphics and in depth gameplay"

4/5 iphoneappreviews "DRWAPS is one of those games that keeps your coming back for more, even once all upgrades are purchased"

4/5 AppsJP

4.5/5 backtothegeek "If you like runners, jump on it"


For a long time Cornelius has been working at the local comic books stand shop. For about as long, he's been daydreaming about how somehow, someday, he'd become a Hero. After all, wasn't what the fortune cookie was saying, right? ... right? Fortunately the Aliens invasion would come just in time to provide with this opportunity...

Don't Run is a breathtaking, retro sci-fi, combat based, funny sidescroller with tons of content.

Anyway, what more can you ask for than running with a plasma sword, slicing-up invading aliens?

  • Main Features

  • Universal App
  • Retina display
  • 5 environments: City, Factory, Mother ship, Alien Planet, Tandoori Moon
  • 2 Game Modes:
- Story mode with fixed game progression, save points, boss fights and 3-stars rating system
- Endless mode with 4 levels of difficulty, random map generation and objectives to accomplish
  • Did we say it? Boss fights!
  • Breathtaking action! Hundreds of small hand crafted map sections put together dynamically to make sure to bring out a maximum of diversity and generate a controlled difficulty progression.
  • A unique 3 buttons contextual controls scheme: jump, slide, slash which becomes double jump, dive and dash in the air
  • Several types of monster with their own gameplay, traps to avoid, powerups and rewards to collect
  • Upgrades! Collect xp in game to level up your avatar on skills and avatar customization
  • Game Center leaderboard and achievements
  • Comic storyboards
  • Awesome soundtrack and sound effects
  • 2 supported languages, English and French

What's new in version 1.4.0

- Updated for the latest iOS frameworks - Revamped the ads system to make sure they would not pop during a game - Put back daily bonuses

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Rank in top paid apps

Ranking - Games (iPhone) - United States
  • Don't Run With a Plasma Sword is currently ranked #195 on the iOS store in united states.
  • Don't Run With a Plasma Sword is a highly rated app with 4.5 stars.
  • The app is currently Free, instead of its regular price of $1.99.


  • $1.99 -> Free Apr 21, 2017
  • Free -> $1.99 Apr 12, 2017
  • $1.99 -> Free Feb 27, 2017
  • Free -> $1.99 Feb 17, 2017
  • $1.99 -> Free Jan 17, 2017
  • Release v1.1.4 Nov 30, 2011
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App Details

Current Version: 1.4.0
File Size: 67Mb
Genre: Arcade
Publisher: XperimentalZ Games
Content Rating: 9+
Users Rating: 4.50 (12 reviews)

Game Overview

The Don't Run With a Plasma Sword app game is now available for free on iOS. The application is compatible with iOS 6.0 or later on the following devices: iPhone 7, iPhone 6, iPad 3, iPad Mini and iPod Touch 5G or newer.

Download Don't Run With a Plasma Sword and play on your iPhone or iPad (See button below). If you have an Android or Windows device, you can find links to download this app here.

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Don't Run With a Plasma Sword Has Add-Ons

  • $0.99

    Bag of XP

  • $0.99

    3 Revive Potions

  • $0.99

    100 000 XP

  • $1.99

    250 000 XP

  • $1.99

    XP replicator: Double your XP gains!

  • $2.99

    500 000 XP

  • $2.99

    Bucket of XP

  • $5.99

    1 100 000 XP

  • $5.99

    Chest of XP

  • $11.99

    2 300 000 XP

Note: Add-ons available as in-app purchases


  • Fun but broken controls

    Rated 3 out of 5
    By Aceking1212, April 28, 2017
    Game looks and feels great and I'm sure it would be a lot of fun but the jump button doesn't...
  • Why 5 stars?

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Lordshadowz, April 8, 2016
    First off the dev team is awesome. They care about their work and players and are communicative as well as...
  • Fun, with exceptionnally good sound effect.

    Rated 4 out of 5
    , January 20, 2015
    Jump, slide, all know these kind of games by now. This is another one of these, and it's...
  • Amazing

    Rated 5 out of 5
    , August 11, 2014
    I entirely forget about this. When I saw it again, instantly got it again.
  • A Fantastic Runner

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By ExcaliburGuy, December 3, 2013
    DRWAPS is fun, plain and simple. The game is challenging, the controls are tight, and the upgrades are cool. There's...
  • Awesome fun

    Rated 5 out of 5
    , November 22, 2013
    Everything you want in an easy-to-pick-up, no-hassle game, yet with room to grow. Like the slicing animations and goofy touch...

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By boutstaxx, October 28, 2013
    Freaking Awesome I Love This Game no hidden fees just straight out grinding to gain XP I Play this all...
Our Verdict: Average!

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