In single-player mode, players can earn two Party Points for each level that they clear; in two-player mode, players can earn five Party Points when the game is finished.
In single-player mode, the player can first select which level they may play (however, they must choose level one if it is their first time playing), and there are 50 levels total. The game is like Dr. Mario, in that the player must clear levels by placing a group of six marbles onto the ground to clear the marbles with a star pattern on them, as well as similarly colored marbles. The player can achieve this by rotating the marbles to match colors with them.
Clearing a group of marbles with similar colors in the shape of a line, pyramid, or hexagon also clears any other marbles of the same color. As the player passes through levels, more and more marble colors will appear. Colors include red, blue, green, yellow, and purple, with the former three being the default colors.
Another similar element to Dr. Mario is that the player must avoid having the marbles touch the top of the area, or the player will lose.
Lastly, as the player advances through each level, the marbles will gradually fall at faster speeds, which can make it even harder to place them at the areas that the player wants. Additionally, the number of marbles to start out with will gradually increase too.
In two-player mode, the players can select whether they want hints or handicaps or not. Both players start with an empty field, though gameplay is the same as in the single-player version. Additionally, clearing marbles in one of the formations causes marbles to fall onto the opponent's field. Players win when their opponent has stacked marbles above the red line, and the first player to win three out of five games wins the match.
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