Welcome to the world of Jack Lumber. He works as a lumberjack, chopping down trees and returning the logs each shift to the local branch of the Log Company. After successfully working 3 days he gets his transfer to the next branch, which makes life progressively harder. If Jack successfully completes all 4 branches then the Log Company will reward him generously.
Five stars are located throughout the landscapes. On collecting each star a letter of the word EXTRA appears in the display area. If Jack collects all 5 stars before he completes each day then he will be able to compete in the Bonus Play section. In this section. Jack must jump across the log flume to catch the falling stars. As Jack collects the stars then he gains additional ammunition and bonus score, and if he successfully lights up the word EXTRA then he will gain a bonus life (or bonus umbrella if full lives)
Out Of Time
For each level there is a time level in which the shift must be completed. The amount of logs required for each shift is shown at the Log Company window. If Jack doesn't complete it within the time limit then he will lose a life and must restart the shift. If he is in the Bonus Play section and time as elapsed then he will still progress to the next day.
Chopping: If Jack has a sharp axe then he will automatically chop away at the tree by moving him passed the trunk.
Axe grinder: After 4 chops at a tree Jack's axe will be blunt and require sharpening. Jack must stand at the axe grinder for this to happen. The first axe grinder of the game is located in the starting screen to the left of the Log Company. Jack begins each game with a sharpened axe.
Umbrella: On collecting the Umbrella Jack will be shielded from certain dangers and will appear to flicker until the shield runs out and Jack will be mortal once more.
Cloud 9: Sometimes there will be a large gap between where Jack is and where he wants to be. By waiting until Cloud 9 appears Jack can then jump safely onto it and then jump again across to the other side before it disappears.
Log Company Branches
There are 4 branches of the Log Company. Each one in a different location, with three shifts to be completed in each. The 4 branch locations and Jack's ammunition are:
Pleasant Valley. Jack throws Apples
Winterwonderland. Jack throws Snowballs
Sunshine Safari. Jack throws Frisbees
Deadman's Gulch. Jack throws Fool's Gold
The controls are as follows:
0 and P (Joystick LEFT/RIGHT) to move Jack LEFT and RIGHT
Q (Joystick UP) +direction make Jack climb UP slides
A (Joystick DOWN) to make Jack JUMP
SPACE (Joystick FIRE) Jack throws Ammunition.
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