The Swindle – Tips and Tricks for Getting Started

Before you play the The Swindle game, you will definitely want to know these simple but useful tips and tricks. If you have any tips feel free to share with us!

Things to Know Before Playing

  • Your most important goal in any heist is to survive. The successful run bonus is great, and you can pile up some outrageous amounts of cash if you manage to not die several times in a row.
  • Related to that: except in a single case in the entire game, messing up is your own fault. Take things slowly, try another entry point if you find yourself blocked and learn to give up if something seems too risky. Is better to miss a computer than die and lose your bonus.
  • Hacking is really important and should be prioritised at any opportunity.
  • Bombs are your best “clear the path” tool. Learn their radius, so you don’t blow up something important by accident. Blowing up a bit of the floor or the ceiling will destroy anything attached to that, be it a camera, a door or a computer.
  • The smoke screen is the best “oh shit” tool. Once you get the upgrade that triggers automatically when seen, it’s basically an extra life.
  • Probably better to do a couple of runs to get a feeling for the game and then restart. You’ll reach the fun upgrades earlier that way.

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