How to Create a Candy Crush or Bejeweled Game

Article by Richard Davey. Posted on 2nd Oct 2015.   @phaser_


"In this tutorial we will be creating a basic Bejeweled / Candy Crush style game which will consist of:

  • A grid of any size
  • Different tile types
  • The ability to swap two tiles
  • If there are three or more tiles of the same type in a row they will be removed
  • The tiles should fall down after other tiles are removed
  • New tiles should be added from the top to fill the gaps

Although quite a few parts are different in this tutorial when compared to Bombevo, it is still heavily based on it (especially the match finding algorithm and tile resetting) so a big thanks to the creator harsanalif. The end result of our version of the game will look like this ..."

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