To date, Candy Crush Saga has become one of the most popular games available for both Apple iOS and Android mobile applications. The popularity of this game can be credited in part to the fact Candy Crush is one of the easiest to play games available, the other part is that it can be played cross-platform. In essence you can start a game on one platform and continue the same game on another. For those who are new to the game, or even those of you who have played for a while, here are some of the most common questions, along with answers to help you enjoy the game more.
How Do You Complete a Level?
This is one of the most common new player questions. In order to complete a level, you must complete one of two actions. You must either reach a specified minimum score that earns you one star, or complete the challenge you were given at beginning of the level.
How Do You Earn Points?
You earn points each time you create a row or column of three matching candies. Once you align the candies, they will explode and your points will be awarded. The goal of each level is to rack up as many points as you can and earn more stars.
What Are the Special Candies?
As you play the game, you will see several different "special" candies appear on the board. Each of them has its own special effects and they can be matched together for even better results. Here are a few of more effective combinations:
- Four candies in a row: This will create one striped candy that can be used to clear one entire row or column.
- Five candies in a "T" or an "L" shape: This will generate a wrapped candy. When you use the wrapped candy it will clear out a 3 x 3 block.
- Five candies in a row: This will create a "color bomb" you can use to remove all candies of the same color from the board.
- Match a striped candy with a wrapped one: When you do this, you can clear several rows or columns at one time.
What is a Sugar Crush?
The Sugar Crush comes at the end of every level of Candy Crush Saga you play. If you have candies left on the board or any moves left, the Crush will clear the board and award you extra bonus points. These can be enough to earn your next star level.
These are among the most common questions being asked by those just getting started. Once you understand the basics, Candy Crush is simple fun to play. No particular skills are needed beyond the desire to play and a little patience.