Dashing through the snow
As you travel you’ll pick up mushrooms automatically, which is great, as you’ll need mushrooms to buy upgrades and more tools. Yes, once you run out of tools, you are basically dead in the water – or, snow.
As a result, you shouldn’t expect your early ventures into the wilderness to last long, just keep at it.
In the early game, bumpers and jumps are the most important tools. Boosts are, initially, only needed to get over hills, and with enough jumps you can accomplish this anyway, without having to worry about shuffling around your available tools.
Bumpers are jumps are the most important, but it’s good to keep some boosts handy too. Remember, jumps aren’t just used to clear gaps, but can also go over snowballs, or collect bubble shields.
Special tool management
The problem is, you might not have the tool you need available. You can swipe tools to change what it is, but not constantly. Once you swipe, your bag at the bottom of the screen has to refresh before you can swipe again, meaning you might get caught without the tool you need.
This is why bumpers and jumps are important, as they are needed most often, and loading your supplies with boosts may just make it more difficult to find the tools you need to survive or complete quests.
The first is your bike. You can upgrade your trusty bike with a whole bunch of mushrooms, and you’ll unlock more and more bikes as you progress through the game.
It goes the same for your headgear, too. Well, you don’t want to get snow in your face, right? Do these upgrades have real, tangible benefits? Well…