Samudra Manthan is one of the best-known episodes in the Hindu mythology, which explains the origin of Amrit (Nectar of immortality). Kumbh Runner game allows you to play a role of Jayanta (Son of Indra) who played a crucial role in this event. Since Jayanta was the fastest among all Gods, his primary job in this event was to look for Amrit and secure it from asuras.
Game-play: Each level of the game is divided in two parts, first the Samudra manthan and secuaring the item once it appears from the sea.
Samudra manthan gameplay (part 1)
Every level starts with the Samudra manthan where devas and asuras (demon असुर) use Mandar parvat and churning road Vasuki snake as churning rope.
• User must swipe on the screen from right to left to make devtas pull the snake on their side.
• Once the devtas completely pull the snake on their side, the asuras start pulling it and stop once they completely pull the snake..
• User must again swipe on the screen to make the devtas pull the snake again.
• This churning of the sea continues until something comes out of the sea.
Securing item gameplay (part 2)
In the second part of the game, user now plays the role of Jayant where he has picked up the item came out from the sea. Jayant’s objective here is to run a specific distance and protect the item from asuras.
• While running, swipe towards left or right to change direction.
• Move into and glowing weapons to collect them.
• Tap on the circle button on the right of the screen to toggle through collected weapons.
• Tap on the screen when enemy is in close range to attack them.
Weapons & Power-ups
You(Jayant) can pick up weapons in the second part of the gameplay by running through them. when a weapon is picked it automatically gets equipped if Jayant is running barehanded. On collecting another weapon, the weapon get added to players inventory and can be toggled by pressing the button on the middle right of the screen.
Gada (mace): Gadai is a melee weapon and can be used to kill enemies in close range. It can kill up to 3 enemies.
Sword: Sword is a melee weapon and can be used to kill enemies in close range. It can kill up to 4 enemies.
Lightning bolt: Lightning bolt is a range weapon and can be used to kill enemies in front of the player from a distance. It can kill up to 2 enemies.
Dash (power-up): By collecting Dash power player’s speed of running gets boost for a specific distance and he becomes immortal while running when this power is active.