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Hints, tips, and tricks for No Brakes io

By , on October 9, 2017
Last modified 11 months, 2 weeks ago

No Brakes io is a mix between all those .io games you've played and Amiga classic Skidmarks. In other words, it's a pretty twitchy racer that involves swooping your way around a series of different tracks.

The big twist is that it's a multiplayer game, and the rewards you get at the end of the race are based on how high up the rankings you finished. Or if you finished at all.

It might seem like a pretty simple proposition, but there's actually quite a lot going on here. So I figured it'd be a good idea to bash together a guide to make sure you're getting the most out of the experience. And always crossing that finish line first.

Don't crash

The key to the game is not crashing. Yes there are other players to overtake, and crossing the finishline first is going to get you a pretty decent reward, but bashing through as many checkpoints as possible is important too.

Hit the wall of the course and you'll crash. Crash and it's game over. You'll get a chunk of coins depending on how many of the checkpoints you've made it through, but obviously the more you make it through, the better the reward.

You don't always have to race

Just because there are other players, doesn't mean you have to get involved with them. If someone's trying to goad you into a race, pushing you about, take a breath and try and find a more comfortable line.

That is, of course, until you're a bit better at the game. At which point you should be trying to push other players into the walls to knock them out of the race. Not just because it's fun, because you'll get your gold quicker.

Stay straight

If you keep on a steady heading in one of the speed-up zones you'll get a boost. Sometimes this is a turbo-charged burst, other times it's a weapon you drop ahead or behind you to take out some of your opponents.

Try and make sure you're in a position where you can access these buffs easily. But if it comes down to a choice between crashing and grabbing a bomb, always take the evasive action you need to keep moving.

Demonstrate your style

The coins you earn can be spent on new shapes and styles of racers. Some of them are small and nippy, others are bulky and more likely to smash opponents into the walls, ending their race early. The choice is up to you.

It's worth experimenting with different kinds of vehicles to find out what works best for you. And don't forget to watch the videos the game offers up to get even more coins and options much, much quicker.