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Bunny hopping is a video game technique used in first-person shooter (FPS) games in which the player continually runs and jumps, often while firing a weapon. Bunny hopping usually serves one of two purposes:
Bunny hopping may aslo be known as run, gun and jump.
Like some forms of camping, bunny hopping is considered to be a cheap (but effective) strategy. In response to the spread of bunny hopping, many shooter games have been patched to reduce hopping speeds, or have added stamina meters so that characters begins to tire after continued running or jumping. Other games embraced bunny hopping just as they did sniping, encouraging matches where all players bunny hopped in levels that featured lowered gravity for super jumps.