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Adventures of Dr. Brain

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Getting Started

Introduction

Welcome to Jumpstart Advanced 3-5: The Adventures of Dr. Brain! Dr. Brain has brought you here as a member of the Secret Society of Dr. Brain, dedicated to exploration, adventure, and learning through time travel!

Game Overview – How to Play

You need to travel through time and go on missions to defeat The Hench and his Henchmen. The Hench has dispersed Goopods and Goo Gords all throughout different time eras. You must go to the Industrial and Ancient time eras to destroy Goopods and battle Goo Gords!

  • Start your adventure from the sign in screen and choose what you will look like in the Redresserizer.
  • Learn how to get going in the Sea Lab.
  • Play fun learning games in the IQ Actionizer to keep your brain in top shape.
  • Play missions where you run, jump, and battle your way through Goo Gords and Henchmen.

Are you ready for fun? Let’s get started!

Installing and Running

System Requirements

  • 1.2 GHz CPU and above
  • 3D video card with 64 MB dedicated memory
  • 512 MB Dedicated RAM
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or Higher
  • 1.4 GB available on hard drive
  • 16-bit color
  • 800x600 screen resolution

 

Installing Adventures of Dr. Brain

We highly recommend that you quit all applications before installing the game. To install the program:

  • Download JumpStart Advanced 3-5: The Adventures of Dr. Brain package from the Mac App Store.
  • Open the downloads folder in your Mac.
  • Double click on the JumpStart Advanced 3-5: The Adventures of Dr. Brain package to start the installation.
  • Follow the prompts to complete the installation.

Running JumpStart Advanced 3-5: The Adventures of Dr. Brain

  • Double click on the Adventures of Dr. Brain Icon on the desktop.
  • You can also launch the program by selecting the Jumpstart Advanced folder in Applications and double-clicking the Adventures of Dr. Brain application.

Uninstalling JumpStart Advanced 3-5: The Adventures of Dr. Brain

  • To uninstall the program, locate the Jumpstart Advanced folder in the Applications folder and move it to the trash.

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Sign In

Begin your adventure:

  • To sign in as a new player, click on the entry box at the top and type in your name.
  • To select a name from the player list, scroll through the list and click on the name you want. The name will appear in the entry box.
  • Once you’re ready to start your adventure, click on the ”Go” button.
  • If you want to delete a name from the list, select the name you want to delete, then click on the trash can.
  • If you want to quit the game, click on the Exit button (the back arrow icon) at the lower left.
Sign In

 

Moving Around in Adventures of Dr. Brain

 

 

 

It’s easy to explore and have fun using the arrow keys on the keyboard:

  • Press the up arrow key to move forward and the left and right arrow keys to turn left and right. Press the down arrow key to slow down and move backwards.
  • Press the Spacebar to jump.
  • Press the control key to fire your SPAMr (SPastic Anti-Matter Ray).

 

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Main Game Interface

Main Game Interface
  • Coin Counter: Displays the number of coins earned in the game.
  • Communicator: Gives you information about the game, access to stores and inventory.
  • Exit Arrow: Quits the game.

The Communicator

The Communicator gives you access to your inventory, the virtual stores, and Dr. Brain’s Journal.

Communicator

Virtual Store button: Click on this to access the virtual stores. The Jumpee Store is where you go to buy clothes for your Jumpee. The Sea Creature store is where you go to buy sea creatures for the Aquarium refuge.

Inventory button: Click on this, then choose the category to see what you have in your inventory. Jumpee Clothes shows you your clothing. Swimmers shows you which swimming sea creatures you have bought, and Crawlers shows you which crawling sea creatures you have bought.

Journal button: Click on this to go to Dr. Brains Journal. To hear Dr. Brain read the page, click on the speaker button.

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IQ Actionizer Learning Game

Lesson Menu

Lesson One
Lesson Two
Lesson Three

Before you can start learning, you’ll need to make a few selections.

  • Choose a Level
  • Then choose a Learning Grid
  • Finally, choose a lesson by clicking on a cube in the grid

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IQ Actionizer Learning Game

Ready to work your brain? The IQ Actionizer is where you go to exercise your brain. It is a multiple choice game with lessons that are 10 questions each.

IQ Actionizer

 

  • Listen to the question and then choose the correct answer by clicking on it, or by typing it in and clicking on the check mark.
  • Click the speaker button to hear the question again.
  • Click on the Question Mark button to hear the game instructions again.
  • When you get a correct answer, a pop up will ask you if you want to Lock It In or Let It Ride?
  • If you click Bank it, the points for that question are banked and you earn them.
  • If you click Let it Ride, the points from that question will be rolled over to the next question with the hope of winning more.
  • If you get the next question wrong, any points that have rolled over will be lost.

Finishing a Game

Finishing a Game
  • When you have completed all the questions, the dialog box pictured above will show you the points you received for playing the lesson.
  • To complete the training successfully for each lesson you must answer seven out of the ten questions correctly.
  • Click the OK button to see how many coins you have won.
  • Click the OK button again to return to the lesson menu. Your completed lessons will turn green.
Finishing a Game

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Sea Lab

You’ll start your adventure in the underwater Sea lab, the secret hiding place of Dr. Brain’s Time Machine! There are several things you can access from the Sea Lab:

Sea Lab

Aquarium Control Panel

Aquarium Control Panel

The Aquarium control panel is where you go to add sea creatures to the Aquarium refuge surrounding the Sea Lab.

Aquarium Control Panel
  • Buy sea creatures in the Sea Creature store in the Communicator.
  • Click on a sea creature in your inventory and drag it over to the tank and click again.
  • Once you have all of the fish you want in the tank, click the release button to send them into the Aquarium refuge surrounding the Sea lab.
  • Click on the scroll arrows to see more fish.

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IQ Actionizer

IQ Actionizer

The IQ Actionizer is where you go to train your brain. Click on the IQ Actionizer to get started.

Redresserizer

Change your look, so you can time travel in style. Click on the Redresserizer to get started.

Redresserizer
Redresserizer

Hats: Click on the Hat button, then click on a hat to try it on.

Hairstyles: Click on the Hair button, then click on a hairstyle to see what it will look like on you.

Heads: Click on the Heads button, then click on the face shape to see what it will look like on you.

Tops: Click on the Tops button, then click on a top to try it on.

Bottoms: Click on the Bottoms button, then click on a pair of pants, shorts, or a skirt to try on.

Shoes: Click on the Shoes button, then click on a pair of shoes to try them on.

Swim Tail: Click on the Swim Tail button, then click on the swim tail you earned in Lost Island Quest to wear while you’re swimming.

Flight Suit: Click on the Flight Suit button, then click on the flight suit to try it on.

Eyes: Click on the Eyes button, then click on the eyes to change your eye shape and color.

Mouth: Click on the Mouths button, then click on different mouths to change your mouth shape and color.

Skin Color: Click on the Skin Color button, then click on the colors to change your skin color.

  • Use the left and right arrows at the bottom of the menu to see all of the selections.
  • Use the left and right arrows below your character to see yourself from different angles.
  • Click the Exit button to leave the Jumpee Quick Change.

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Time Slicer Time Machine

Time Slicer Machine

This is where you will launch your missions back in time to the Ancient and Industrial eras.

Mission Menu

Choose Era and Zone

Choose Era and Zone
  • The first screen you will see is the Choose an Era screen. You can choose either Era at anytime.
  • Each Era is divided up into 5 zones. Choose a zone to play by clicking on it.
Choose Era and Zone

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Locked, Unlocked and Completed Missions

Locked MissionThis is a locked mission. To unlock a mission you have to successfully complete other missions first.

Portal Path MissionsThis is an unlocked mission. Unlocked but not completed missions are blue.

Speed Path MissionsThis is a Completed mission. When you have successfully completed a mission it will turn green.

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Mission Types

There are 6 different types of Missions per zone:

Speed Path MissionsSpeed Path Missions

Battle MissionsBattle Missions

Goopod MissionsGoopods Missions

Portal Path MissionsPortal Path Missions

Rollersquash MissionsRollersquash Missions

Henchman MissionsHenchman Missions

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Speed Path Missions

This is just a warm up for all the other missions. Get to the end of the path as quickly as possible!

Speed Path Mission

GooPod Missions

The Hench has spread his Goopods all over the place and it is up to you to destroy as many Goopods as possible.

Goopod Mission

Run over or use your SPAMr to destroy as many Goopods as possible before time runs out.

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Battle Missions

Goo Gords are everywhere! Use your SPAMr or butt-stomp them back in time to the Hench.

Battle Mission

Run around and destroy as many Goo Gords as you can before time runs out!

Attacking Gords

There are 2 ways you can attack the Goo Gords to send them back in time:

  • Use the SPAMr (SPastic Anti-Matter Ray)
  • To blast the Gords back in time press the Control key on your keyboard.
Use the SPAMr (SPastic Anti-Matter Ray)
  • Butt-Stomp
  • Press the spacebar to jump, then when you are over a Gord, press the space bar again to smash him back in time.
Butt-Stomp

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Portal Path Missions

Get to the end of the Portal Path before time runs out! Jump from platform to platform avoiding Gords and falling off the edge.

Portal Path Mission

Rollersquash Missions

Rollersquash Mission
  • Roll over all the Goo Gords and make it to the exit.

Capture the Henchman Missions

Capture the Henchman Missions
  • Roll over and squash the Henchman to complete the level!

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Technical Information

Technical Support

For technical support, call us toll free at (310) 533–3402.

Legal Notices

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