I'm amazed no one here has ever seen this before. It's been out for a while now, though the creator has put out several revisions.
Basicly, I visit 4chan flash pages, and someone posted this there. It's sort of like a similer game called Zookeeper, but that one has a timer on it, and if you take to long to try and figgure out a match, the timer runs out and you loose. I like the open ability of this one, which allows me to keep it going and come back to it while bored or waiting on something.
I'll post tips here of what I've learned of it so far, but I would ask that anyone who can help translate the page this comes from to do so. I tried useing google translate, but it only sees the flash itself, and not the rest of the page.
Anyway, here's what I've learned how to play so far.
You start off with the 6 icons of
You match up the icons by clicking one, and then an icon adjoining it, they switch spots, and if either one match up with other icons on the other side, they vanish, you get points, the icon's theme sound, and new ones join in from the top.
Sometimes as ones vanish, this allows other icons to move into match positions, thus, you can sometimes get a chain going. The game keeps record of how many chains you do, 3, 4, 5 chains, and a max amount. My current record is 9 chains.
If you match up 4 icons in a row, the 4 will vanish, but a new icon will take it's place. The possessed version of Ryotaro shows up. (except for the Denib, where you get a possessed version of Yuto Sakurai)
These are known as [FULL CHARGE], and matching them up with other icons removes a whole block of 9 around them. If a FULL CHARGE icon is in range of another FULL CHARGE's area of effect, they'll also set off thier charge, and thus, with several linked up that way, you can clear out a large section of the board in one shot.
If you manage to get 5 icons in a row matched, you get... NAOMI!!
If you click on her, and then on any other icon, you get COFFEE TIME!, and all icons of the one you switched with go byebye.
A reccomendation from me is to clear the board as much as you can of all but two types, and then click the one that that she's next to that you have a lot of, which will leave a ton of the remaining one on the board, and set up some massive chains, and even possibly get you more Naomi's.
Supposedly there's ways you can get a super coffee time, but I've never seen it, and can't figgure out how to do so. (this is what we need someone to translate the instructions for. Here's what I got when I tried useing google.
Translation: Chinese » English
SUPER COFFEE TIME:
Naomi with another piece to an icon each other out Naomi location, availability Naomi premium Ka Feiquan "Super Coffee Time", score by 2 ah!)
Okay, need to pause in gameplay here to point out a few things you should know about.
Most important, you can save the game. On the bottem row, the icon that looks like a portable hard or disk drive is the save button. It'll bring up a card asking if you want to save, yes or no. You can only have one save game, so it's a good idea to do this every once in a while, and usually before you're about to try something that may or may not work. You'll need this feature a lot more later on.
The folder icon is the load game.
The one after that uploads your score to a database, supposedly only useable from the main page loading, and not from a save game on your computer.
That feature has been suspended currently.
The next one is fullscreen.
And of course, sound off, sound on.
If you click on the score, you'll get a stats listing, and what's unlocked so far.
Supposedly there's a way to enter cheat codes, but I'm not sure how to yet, nor do I want to at this point.
The one below that has the version of the game, currently beta 2.5, and the level you're up to.
WARNING! If you click on this, it'll take you to the johnny choi home page.
The PROBLEM with this is, it'll force the current browser window to do this.
THIS is how I lost all that I had written before, so it's something to watch out for if you have the browser window on something you need to stay on.
More to come...