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Solo Joe: Frequently Asked Questions:

Below, you will find a few questions that users have asked. If you have a question that does not appear below, send it to me (via the Contact Page) and I will update the website. In addition to the questions below there are video tutorials as well that help explain how to play the game. The most complete guide to how the game works is the game manual which is included with the game download.

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Expand The game loads, but how do I start?The game loads, but how do I start?
Expand I've brought all the possible gear, but I can't get any protection into the cracks to save my life. Any tips?I've brought all the possible gear, but I can't get any protection into the cracks to save my life. Any tips?
Expand When will new levels be available?When will new levels be available?
Expand I can't dyno.I can't dyno.
Expand I can't do the 5.11 and I'm a 5.12 climber. What am I missing?I can't do the 5.11 and I'm a 5.12 climber. What am I missing?
Expand I find it hard to advance. I find myself climbing the same route over and over again to bring my stats up. It can be frustrating when you are almost leveled up and you fall and have to do all those climbs all over again because it resets your experience back to zero.I find it hard to advance. I find myself climbing the same route over and over again to bring my stats up. It can be frustrating when you are almost leveled up and you fall and have to do all those climbs all over again because it resets your experience back to zero.
Expand I find that I run out of money and cannot get more because I can’t climb the routes with booty on them because they are too difficult.I find that I run out of money and cannot get more because I can’t climb the routes with booty on them because they are too difficult.
Expand The balance cruxes are very difficult. I press the keys and don't see anything happening in the direction pressed.The balance cruxes are very difficult. I press the keys and don't see anything happening in the direction pressed.
Expand There are no big rests on the entire route where I can recover. When you hold the X-Key the power meter still goes away. It is constantly getting lower and there's no where to 'rest'.There are no big rests on the entire route where I can recover. When you hold the X-Key the power meter still goes away. It is constantly getting lower and there's no where to 'rest'.
Expand What does the circle with the "?" it mean?What does the circle with the "?" it mean?
Expand If you fall on a climb do you still earn experience points?If you fall on a climb do you still earn experience points?
Expand You don't start out with enough money to buy a rope, guidebook, and enough quickdraws.You don't start out with enough money to buy a rope, guidebook, and enough quickdraws.
Expand So when I rack up for the trad line, I can only put one "type" of pro on my rack (i.e. only small stoppers or only large cams.) Shouldn't you be able to bring different types of pro?So when I rack up for the trad line, I can only put one "type" of pro on my rack (i.e. only small stoppers or only large cams.) Shouldn't you be able to bring different types of pro?
Expand Are there limits to your character’s stats?Are there limits to your character’s stats?
Expand What happens to the draws I leave behind?What happens to the draws I leave behind?
Expand Does the following series of keystrokes help: up up, down down, left right, left right, a b, a b, select?Does the following series of keystrokes help: up up, down down, left right, left right, a b, a b, select?