Game Introduction – Toy Rush
Toy Rush is a tower offense/defense game with some collectible card game elements developed by Uber Entertainment. Though the toys may look cute, they’re pretty formidable once the fighting starts, which is why you’ll want to know your Bowlerpuffs from your Fin Doctors before you find your own base under attack. Gamezebo’s quick start strategy guide will help get you ready with images, tips, information and hints.
Quick Start Guide
- There is an option to link to your Facebook account, giving you extra in-game currency and allowing you to see which of your friends on the social network are also playing.
- Alternatively, you can choose to create a PlayFab account or simply choose a screen name and play without linking to any external networks.
- Follow Doc Chimp’s instructions during the tutorial to learn how to drag cards onto enemy bases to start attacking, collect rewards after successful attacks, build and upgrade structures on your own base, and buy more card packs from the Shop.
- Tickets – are used to buy attacking packs in the Store. They can be won from successful single-player or multi-player battles or collected from the Ticket Bots on your base.
- Bottle Caps – can be used to purchase packs of defensive cards, themes or Super Toys from the store. They can also be used to speed up construction, wake up your Super Toy instantly, buy XP boosts or shield your base from attacks by other players. Caps can be won in battle, claimed by finishing achievements or purchased for real money.
- Shield – when active, keeps you base safe from attacks by other players for one day, two days or one week.
- Shop – is the place to go to buy more packs of cards.
- Battle – opens a pop-up screen where you can choose to play single-player quests (at the top) or launch a multiplayer attack (at the bottom). Multiplayer battles cost tickets to play.
- “<” – slides open a small menu with buttons to find or create a Club, see your in-game friends list and access account and display options.
- Cards – can be scrolled through to see your current inventory. Dragging down on a card displays its description and stats. Building, defense and bonus cards can be dragged onto your base from here. Pressing a button below the cards will display only cards of that type.
- “>” – slides open a window allowing both global and Club chat.
- Stars – displays the current weekly challenges, as well as the rewards for completing them.
- Doc Chimp – tracks your progress toward all of the game’s achievements and shows how many Bottle Caps you’ll earn for completing each one.
- The monkey in the upper-left corner can be tapped to change your network preferences: Facebook, PlayFab or none. The bar beside the monkey shows how many experience points you need to reach the next level. Rewards for leveling up include the ability to use more powerful cards and upgrade buildings and defenses to higher levels.
Tips and Strategies
- Get used to the idea that your attacking cards are expendable. You’ll lose lots of them, so don’t get too attached to them. Replacements are only a new pack away.
- That being said, don’t be wasteful. The idea is to destroy enemy bases using as few units as possible, as you won’t have to wait as long to build up your forces to launch more attacks.
- Your Super Toy is your friend. He (or she, if applicable) isn’t lost if he falls in battle, so use him if you think it’s warranted. Early on, the reward for beating a single-player quest is more Bottle Caps than it costs to wake the Super Toy, so spending them to wake him up isn’t a horrible idea.
- Feed your Super Toy when possible. He can only be leveled up by eating spare cards, so find ones you don’t use that often and use them as food.
- Mixing attacking units is a must. They all have their strengths and weaknesses, and all but the easiest battles will require a mix to win.
- Don’t be afraid to scout. You can start a single-player or multiplayer attack and leave without penalty as long as you don’t drag in any cards. It’s a good way to get the lay of the land.
- Admit defeat if you must. There’s no point in continuing to throw good toys after bad if you realize you’re not going to be able to reach the base. Cut your losses and return after buying more packs and having a different strategy in mind.
- Don’t waste Bottle Caps on attacking cards. You’ll need them for defensive packs which can’t be purchased with tickets.
- Static defenses like Jacks, Bubble Gum and Safety Hazards have limited lifespans. Keep track of how much time remains until they disappear and plan accordingly.
- Know your combos. When laying out the path to your base, some things just make sense. For instance, the Ray Gun shoots straight down long paths, so it’s logical to set one at the far end of any lengthy straightaway. Placing Bubble Gum to keep units in the line of fire longer makes the beams even more effective.
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