Pop clusters of identical balls
Author: Evgenii Kostrov
Date: 10 Jun 2017, tested on Nokia Lumia 920
PopBall is a pretty exciting arcade game for Windows Phone in which we have to destroy clusters of balls of a certain color. The game is very similar to the previously published AE Roundy POP. So, the point of the game is to destroy the colored balls, but it can be done only in cases when there is a cluster of at least two balls of the same color. However, you shouldn't be passionate about small piles, since for their destruction you will get a very small amount of the game points.
The more balls of the same color will be in the destroyed cluster, the more points you will earn, and counting is performed in a geometric progression. The voids formed in the place of destroyed balls, get filled with those balls that are located above. At that, if there is an empty space in the lowest chain, the balls shift to the left. You don't need to clean the entire playing field. The main thing is to score the necessary number of points and destroy all the clusters, and the single balls will disappear on their own before you pass over to the next level.
Features of scoring the game pointsThe points rewarded per level, advance to the next one, only not for the appearance, but to ensure that you have increased their number up to a certain point. For example, for passing over to the second level you have to get 1000 points, but in order to get to the third one, you will need 3,000 points. This means that having reached the desired mark, you can start to boil the pot, but then you will have to strain harder on next level. And if you approach the game seriously, you can earn more game points in the current level so as not to overstrain your gray matter in the following one.
Small indulgencesIn the upper right corner of the screen there is a button that says "Magic Ball", and just above there is located a figure indicating the number of times you can use the magic ball. Click the button and from colorful balloons choose the one that you need on the emerged toolbar, and then select the ball on the playing field that you want to replace, and thus you can combine two small clusters into a single large cluster.
ResumeThe number of levels in the game are not known, but given its rules, nobody could have get to it. It's just that at one moment you won't have enough game points to get to the next level, and then you will have to start out of the chute. Returning to the comparison of the game with AE Roundy POP, we can say that in terms of graphics, PopBall is no way inferior to its analogue, and the sound is even nicer. You can download the game free of charge and make sure of it personally.