We’ve received some clarification from Red Rocket Games about how to make the Doodler appear. You can type the word “Doodler” when the game loads and the Doodler will appear at the end of the second level. Or, you can play through the game normally and it will appear somwhere randomly between levels 6 and 9. This only works in version 1.3 of Little Runner.
If you play the latest Little Runner update straight through to the end of the second level without stopping, you’ll run into a familiar face: The Doodler from Doodle Jump! You can then hop along as the Doodler through the entire third level. We have video of this Easter Egg, which should amuse fans of both games.
This cameo makes a certain amount of sense. Running and jumping go together, for sure, and both characters have that hand-drawn art style. We enjoy seeing these kind of iPhone crossovers, because not only does it introduce gamers to different iPhone games they might not have heard of, but it also reinforces the fact that this is a growing community of its own.