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You are doing it wrong.
I'm doing just fine, thanks much.

Though I did buy a gamepad.
    
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Oh, I'm expecting to never beat the first level on my own. So I should be good, then.
You'll beat the first world without much frustration, though, be warned when you go to the first warp zone. If the sound is turned up, you will be startled. I laughed afterward, though, because it just follows along with how over-the-top obnoxious the game tries to be.

My personal experience with the game goes something like this:
*Level gets shown*
"OK" *Maps out path from what I can see already*
*Jump, jump, SPLAT from flying saw*
"What the? Ohhhhhhh, I gotcha"
*Jump, jump, SPLAT*
"Dammit"
*Jump, jump, succeed*
"Sweet, now for, Oh come on..."
Repeat.

Enjoy.
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It's so much fun. But you'll want to do like the ads in the beginning show, get a 360 controller or gamepad, it makes it so much easier.
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You are doing it wrong.
Disagree, like Epona, I'm using the keyboard, it's a blast and I have an easy time controlling his movements, much easier than if I was using a controller

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You'll beat the first world without much frustration, though, be warned when you go to the first warp zone. If the sound is turned up, you will be startled. I laughed afterward, though, because it just follows along with how over-the-top obnoxious the game tries to be.

My personal experience with the game goes something like this:
*Level gets shown*
"OK" *Maps out path from what I can see already*
*Jump, jump, SPLAT from flying saw*
"What the? Ohhhhhhh, I gotcha"
*Jump, jump, SPLAT*
"Dammit"
*Jump, jump, succeed*
"Sweet, now for, Oh come on..."
Repeat.

Enjoy.
Yep, I love how they do everything from the simple art direction to the idea to the level layout, well done
As for your personal experience, all I can say is XD

To OP, as long as you go in there expecting to lose some levels and replay them again and again eventually succeeding, you'll have no issue My personal experience has to do with a level where I wanted to get an A+ on it, so, I played it 30+ before I was able to get the jump at the right time and not mess up the final jump
    
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Fun fact.

It took me over 3-4 minutes to beat the first level.
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I kind of gave up around mid-way on the second world. Repetition + frustration + perfectionist = very pissed off person
    
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Fun fact.

It took me over 3-4 minutes to beat the first level.
Well, it could be worse Are you playing with a gamepad? Have you tried using the keyboard to see if you have a faster response? Just give it time, once you get used to the controls and manoeuvering in mid-air, it'll all be worth it

I just finished world 2 now
    
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I have to admit. I played the first world with the keyboard, than played it again with the gamepad, and tried to play it again wtih the keyboard.

I'll quote the game
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First person to say a keyboard is better gets shot in the face
The game has a VERY weird yet funny sense of humor.

I STILL can't get over the soundtrack to this game. I love it, love it, love it, love it.

Definitely worth the money in my opinion.
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Dude come on, I'm a beast with a keyboard. I'm at rapture with a keyboard atm. There's nothing "bad" about playing with the keyboard.
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To be honest, in my eyes it's a pretty average game.

    
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post #20 of 23
It's designed to test your patience and stretch it as far as possible.

Along with being pretty damn fun. The frustration will turn into addiction.
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