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    Version: 1.3 | Updated: 09/13/07 | Printable Version | Search This Guide

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    Big Bumpin' FAQ Version 1.3
    By kirbyparufo 
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    1. Introduction
    2. Updates
    3. Controls (In-game)
    4. Basics
    5. Power-ups
    6. Arenas
    7. Game Modes
    8. Tournaments
    9. Contact
    
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    1.	Introduction
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    This is a FAQ for the Xbox game Big Bumpin'. This FAQ contains
    basic information on the game.
    
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    2.	Updates
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    Version 1.3- Fixed an error
    
    Version 1.2- Fixed an error
    
    Version 1.1- Added more general information
    
    Version 1- FAQ Completed
    
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    3.	Controls (In-game)
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    Left Thumbstick- Move bumper car
    
    A Button- Accelerate
    
    B Button- Taunt (horn)
    
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    4.	Basics
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    Here are the characters in the game you can play as. The
    character you select has no impact on how your bumper car
    controls:
    
    The King
    Subservient Chicken
    Brooke Burke
    Whopper Jr.
    Winston
    Christina
    Brett
    Jolly
    Joey
    Biker
    Tiffany
    Alvaro
    
    Here are the colors of the bumper cars you can use. The
    bumper cars you can select are exactly the same. The only
    difference between them is color:
    
    Blue
    Light Purple
    Orange
    Sky Blue
    Yellow
    Green
    Red
    Dark Green
    
    In addition to those bumper cars, there are two bumper cars
    that must be unlocked:
    
    Pink
    Purple
    
    There are five arenas in Big Bumpin'. Here are all of the 
    arenas and the two games they host:
    
    The Broiler- Shockball, Last Man Standing
    Monsoon of Doom- Own the Puck, Power Surge
    The Deep- Shockball, Power Surge
    King's Court- Own the Puck, Bumpin' Hockey
    Ice Box- Last Man Standing, Bumpin' Hockey
    
    You can only accelerate briefly. In a few seconds, you can
    accelerate again.
    
    Your bumper car has a ten-dot energy bar in Last Man Standing.
    Getting hit by other bumper cars or hazards such as saws drains 
    the bar. Once the bar is depleted or energy, your bumper car is
    eliminated from the match and cannot move. The energy bar also  
    appears in Shockball, but the only two ways to lose energy in
    that game mode is having the shockball when it explodes or being 
    near the shockball when it explodes.
    
    In Big Bumpin', there are a few hazards which are:
    
    Holes- Fall into these and your game is over.
    Buttons- Hit these to briefly open up holes.
    Ice Patches- These make your bumper car skid out of control.
    Saws- Touch these and you'll take damage.
    Bumpers- If a bumper car or puck (regardless of the Heavy Puck
    power-up) touches a bumper, it will be bumped away (the puck
    will be sent away with great speed).
    
    Here is a list of what arenas have what hazards:
    
    The Broiler- Holes (Last Man Standing only. The holes in this 
    stage open randomly)
    Monsoon of Doom- None
    The Deep- None
    King's Court- Bumpers
    Ice Box- Holes, Buttons, Ice Patches, Saws (All hazard appear
    only in Last Man Standing)
    
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    5.	Power-ups
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    Here are all of the power-ups in the game. I will list their
    uses, their appearance, what game modes they appear in, and
    their pros and cons. Please note that with the exception of
    Repair, all power-ups only last for a few seconds. You can
    also only have one power-up at a time. If you collect a
    second power-up after the first one, the second power-up will
    replace the first. Any power-up the puck comes into contact
    with is destroyed. Uncollected power-ups are destroyed after
    a while.
    
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    5.1	Repair
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    Appearance: A pair of two wrenches
    Use: Restores energy in your energy bar (1 dot)
    Game modes: Last Man Standing, Shockball
    
    Pros: Restores energy.
    Cons: Restores only 1 dot of energy.
    
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    5.2	Overdrive
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    Appearance: Two orange upwards facing arrows
    Use: Speeds up your bumper car
    Game Modes: All
    
    Pros: Speeds up your bumper car.
    Cons: Car moves a little on its own even if you aren't moving it
          Harder to control bumper car.
    
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    5.3	Protector
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    Appearance: Two shields with two downwards pointing green arrows
    on them
    Use: Reduces damage your bumper car takes and allows your bumper
    car to bump harder
    Game Modes: All
    
    Pros: Reduces Damage your bumper car takes.
          Increases your bumper car's power and ability to bump other
          bumper cars father.
    Cons: Slows down your bumper car greatly.
    
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    5.4	Super Magnet
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    Appearance: A magnet
    Use: The puck will be attracted to your bumper car (even if the 
    Heavy Puck power-up is active)
    Game Modes: Own the Puck, Bumpin' Hockey
    
    Pros: Attracts Puck to your car, regardless of power-ups that are
          active.
    Cons: If Heavy Puck is active, your bumper car will be sent a
          good distance when it comes into contact with the puck.
    
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    5.5	Leech
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    Appearance: Two side-to-side blue lighting bolts
    Use: Slows down first bumper car you touch after picking up this
    power-up
    Game Modes: All
    
    Pros: Slows down first bumper car you touch after picking up this
          power-up.
    Cons: Can potentially slow down a teammate in Bumpin' Hockey.
    
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    5.6	Repulse
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    Appearance: Four purple arrows pointing away from a purple dot in
    the center of this power-up
    Use: Repels other bumper cars and the puck away from your bumper
    car
    Game Modes: All
    
    Pros: Repels other bumper cars away from your bumper car.
    Cons: Repels the puck away from your car, making this power-up
          harmful for Bumpin' Hockey (Unless Heavy Puck is active) and 
          Own the Puck.
    
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    5.7	Heavy Puck
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    Appearance: A weight
    Use: Makes the puck heavy
    Game modes: Bumpin' Hockey
    
    Pros: If you are the only one with the Protector, Super Magnet, 
          or Repulse power-up while this is active, you will have an 
          advantage.
    Cons: Makes the puck hard to handle without the Protector, Super 
          Magnet, or Repulse power-ups.
    
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    6.	Game Modes
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    Here are all of the game modes in the game.
    
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    6.1	Last Man Standing
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    Arenas it can be played in: The Broiler, Ice Box
    
    How to play: Eliminate your opponents by bumping them out of the 
    arena (into a hole or the "moat" outside of the arena in The 
    Broiler) or bump them so much they lose all of their energy and
    are eliminated.
    
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    6.2	Own the Puck
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    Arenas it can be played in: Monsoon of Doom, King's Court
    
    How to play: Come into contact with the puck to "Own" it. While
    you own it, your points go up. First to 300 points wins.
    
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    6.3	Bumpin' Hockey
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    Arenas it can be played in: King's Court, Ice Box
    
    How to play: You are assigned a team (Red or Blue). You and your
    teammate have to get the puck into the other team's goal. Whichever 
    team has more goals at the end of three minutes wins. If the 
    amount of goals at the end of a game is tied, you go into sudden
    death where the first goal wins.
    
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    6.4	Shockball
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    Arenas it can be played in: The Broiler, The Deep
    
    How to play: Think Hot Potato. A player has the shockball (you can
    tell who because they have a bar over their head). When the timer
    on the screen or above their head runs out, the shockball explodes.
    The explosion takes away half of the energy from the person who was
    holding it when it explodes. The explosion also damages all who are
    nearby. The surviving player at the end of the game wins.
    
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    6.5	Power Surge
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    Arenas it can be played in: Monsoon of Doom, The Deep
    
    How to play: There are four lights in the arena. When one of them
    lights up, go over it to collect 100 points of electricity. Now
    you must go to the circular-shaped conductor and make contact with
    it to deposit the electricity and keep your points. If you're
    bumped by opponents or hit a wall, you will lose some electricity.
    After you lose all of your electricity or deposit you electricity in
    the conductor, another light will light up. First to 300 points
    wins.
    
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    7.	Tournaments
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    Here is a list of all of the tournaments in the game. Complete a
    tournament in single player or multiplayer (the game says you can't
    unlock anything in multiplayer, but it's wrong) to unlock the next
    tournament and possibly a new bumper car. After each match in a
    tournament, everyone gets points based on how well they did. 
    
    Tournament points:
    
    1st- 4 points
    2nd- 3 points
    3rd- 2 points
    4th- No points
    
    Points for winning a Bumpin' Hockey game:
    
    1st- Varies (probably based on # of goals)
    4th- Varies (probably based on # of goals)
    
    Whoever has the most points at the end of a tournament wins. If 
    there is a tie for first, all people tied for first get first place. 
    You don't have to finish in first place to unlock cars/tournaments.
    
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    7.1	Tournament 1- The Bump Off
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    1st game- Last Man Standing (Ice Box)
    2nd game- Shockball (The Deep)
    3rd game- Last Man Standing (The Broiler)
    
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    7.2	Tournament 2- Royal Derby
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    1st game- Own the Puck (Monsoon of Doom)
    2nd game- Power Surge (Monsoon of Doom)
    3rd game- Shockball (The Broiler)
    
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    7.3	Tournament 3- Bump Master Classic
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    NOTE: Complete this tournament to unlock the pink bumper car.
    
    1st game- Bumpin' Hockey (Ice Box)
    2nd game- Bumpin' Hockey (King's Court)
    
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    7.4	Tournament 4- Bumper Cup 400
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    1st game- Power Surge (The Deep)
    2nd game- Own the Puck (King's Court)
    3rd game- Last Man Standing (The Broiler)
    4th game- Shockball (The Deep)
    
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    7.5	Tournament 5- World Bump
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    NOTE: Complete this tournament to unlock the purple bumper car.
    
    1st game- Last Man Standing (Ice Box)
    2nd game- Own the Puck (King's Court)
    3rd game- Shockball (The Deep)
    4th game- Power Surge (The Deep)
    5th game- Last Man Standing (The Broiler)
    6th game- Own the Puck (Monsoon of Doom)
    7th game- Shockball (The Broiler)
    8th game- Power Surge (Monsoon of Doom)
    
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    8.	Contact
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    You can email me at kirbyparufo@hotmail.com with alternate 
    strategies, typos, or any general info you may have found. 
    Please do not send hate mail.