Long Jump Plus
Long Jump Plus is a Plus Event that appears in the Nintendo 3DS version of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The objective of the event is to achieve the furthest distance possible using only a single jump. The playable characters in this event are Mario, Waluigi, Bowser Jr., Sonic, Espio, Eggman Nega and Mii, with Eggman Nega unlocked by beating him in the event on the fourth day of Mario's story in the Road to Rio mode. Toads, Orbot, Cubot and a Chao appear as referees in this event.
In this event, the player has three attempts to reach the furthest distance possible using a single jump. To start the event, the player must run up to the takeoff line, by repeatedly pressing to speed up. The faster the player presses , the greater the speed their character will reach, though the character will run at a lower speed automatically is the player does not press the button. When the player reaches the take off line, they must press to jump onto the Spring. The player will achieve a greater distance the closer they get to the takeoff line, and are told their distance after completing each jump. Jumping too early however will cause the character to not jump far enough to reach the spring, and jumping too late will cause the character to receive a foul and no distance to be recorded for the attempt in either case. Once the player lands on the spring, they must wait for it to tilt towards 45° and press again to launch from the spring. The closer their angle is to 45°, the further the character will jump. However, if the player jumps much too early or fails to jump, the character will launch from the spring but will only record a small distance for the attempt. If the character manages a successful jump, they can press when passing through a ring in the air to perform a Super Dash, which allows the character to achieve a large amount of extra distance, with a greater distance being achieved by pressing just before passing through the ring, and can also repeatedly press to gain a smaller amount of additional distance.
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