I don't want to over-Canabalt all of you, but bear with me as I get this out of my system. Below are a few items, some of them obvious, that might make the game a little easier for you.

  • Going too fast? Run into a box. The game takes longer, but going slower makes it a lot easier.
  • Tapping the screen more lightly results in a lower jump.
  • You can play the game using your own music. If you have a song playing when you launch the app, it will lay the sound effects over that. If you are a serious nerd about it, you could have a song that is silent so you can focus on the sounds of the game.
  • When a bomb is dropped, it makes a noise one building's-length before it lands.
  • A bomb always lands in the dead center of the building