"Bit.Trip Presents Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien", also known as "Runner2", is an auto-scrolling 2D platformer developed by Gaijin Games.

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How do these “Key Vaults” work?

I've already reached the level that connects to the Key Vault level, but when I try to go up, it won't let me go through. In other levels, there are these keys, but they are transparent and thus you ...
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What is a Double Perfect?

I recently noticed an achievement in Runner2 called "Double Perfectionist". The text says I need to: Get two Double Perfects in Each World Problem is, I have no idea what a Double Perfect is, ...
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What characters and skins can I unlock?

I know there's different skins and characters you can unlock in game for Bit Trip Runner 2. My question is that what are the skins and characters I can unlock? What levels do I find them in (or what ...
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Is there some reason to get all the gold in the retro levels?

I've just completed the "Cloud 8 1/2" retro level skipping a few gold pieces. I still got "WINNER CONGRATULATION! 3/25" message and the world map doesn't seem to distinguish this from the other retro ...
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Can I disable “cut scenes”?

Everytime I load the game, I first have to go through Charles Martinee advertising some ingame brand, then an explanation that advises me to use an Xbox controller. Afterwars, when starting the game, ...
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How do I maximize points from loops?

Loops are one of the new obstacles in Runner 2. The game only mentions "Mash Space" (jump), and I've noticed that, while I've yet to fail a loop, I've gotten mixed point values from them. Some of ...
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What do I get for skipping the checkpoint?

After playing for a while, I figured out that you have a choice to trigger the checkpoint, or jump it (previously I was jumping it every time). The game tells you that you can skip it "for a greater ...
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Where can I find all the Retro Challenges?

There is apparently a challenge which involves finding 25 Retro Challenges (and beating them all too!) Which levels have them, and where can I find them (do I need keys to get there?) I've found ...
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How do you get a triple perfect? [duplicate]

I can't seem to figure out how to get a "triple perfect" in Runner2. I know you get a first perfect for collecting all the gold and a second perfect for hitting the bullseye, but how do you get a ...
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How do I tell how many gold pieces I've grabbed in a Retro Level?

I'm looking to perfect the entire game and would to know if there is a way to tell how many gold pieces you've grabbed on a retro level. The game only marks the level with a star after you beat it, ...
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I can't land on the spring after the checkpoint in “Two if By”

What should happen is this: ...
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What are the secret achievements for Runner 2?

While perusing my stats I noticed that there are several secret achievements in Runner 2. Given the quirky off-beat nature of the game, I'm curious to know if they are something I will unlock as the ...
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How do you pick up the Extra mode up in 1-9, Blue Blunder on the lower path at Rather Difficult?

Collecting this powerup isn't hard per-se... ...but I can't figure out how to do that and jump around these little bastards right after.
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What are Retro levels?

I was running along in 1-4 when I missed a jump, and suddenly things went all funky. Well, funkier: How did I trigger this new, retro-themed level? How are they different from regular levels? And ...
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How does changing the difficulty affect levels?

There are different difficulty options one can choose when playing levels. Do the amount of points you get (for example, getting gold bars, using jump pads) scale with difficulty? Are there just ...
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Levels Not Unlocking In Runner 2

So, I got to world 4. But when I neared the end, the levels quit unlocking. Anyone else having this problem, or does anyone at least know what's going on, and how to fix it?
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Alternate exits in Bit Trip Runner 2

Is there any point in taking the alternate exits in Bit Trip Runner 2? I can't see any benefit to doing so in terms of unlocking a different path in the overworld, so is it just for your own benefit? ...
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BIT.TRIP Runner 2 - alternate levels

I hope this kind of question will qualify for the purpose of this website. What is the purpose of alternate levels in BIT.TRIP. Runner 2 ? By alternate levels I mean those levels that stray from the ...
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How does “dancing” work?

How many points does one get when you "dance"? How many seconds does this last? I'd like to know so I can cram as many of these into open parts so I can get more points. Do points received from ...
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How to Grabbing Keys In Runner 2 [duplicate]

Now I've seen transparent keys in some levels and my question is How do I Grab them?
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What are the main differences between Bit.Trip Runner and Bit.Trip Runner 2?

What are the differences? Besides the graphics changing, what are the main features of Runner 2 that separate it from Bit.Trip Runner? I've played Bit Trip Runner quite a bit, and I don't want to ...