Match 3D is a game all about matching things. In 3D. It’s a lot of fun, but there are a few different concepts that you’re going to have to grasp if you want to get the most out of the experience.

Which is why we’ve written this guide. It’s filled with the sort of hints, cheats and tricks that you’re going to need to find all of the matches on every level.

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Play quick

It’s important to play as quickly as you can. Why? It keeps your combo score high, and the higher your combo score, the more stars you’re going to get for every match.

The more stars you get, the quicker you’re going to be able to open the star chest to bag yourself some goodies.

Pay attention

Match 3D isn’t a game you can play without paying attention. That’s because there’s a ticking clock, and an awful lot of things you need to try and match together.

The first few minutes of any game can be pretty overwhelming, and if your head isn’t in the game, then you’re going to find yourself stuck before you even get close to the end.

Find the matches first

It’s a lot easier to find a match before you move the items to the match plate. It’s better playing this way rather than sticking one item on the plate and then trying to find the next one.

This way you’re not looking for one specific thing, so any match that you spot can easily make it onto the plate.

Open your chests

You’ll unlock chests at regular intervals as you play. You can keep an eye on them from the front page and see how close you are to unlocking a chest. There are two different kinds two.

One of the chests is for levels, one of them is for stars. Check back regularly and open your chests whenever you get the chance.

Join a team

Joining a team is going to bag you some free lives and some extra coins. It’ll also give you a chance to talk to other players. You’ll get a free help a week as well, which can get you out of a sticky situation.

Teams give a boost to you, and to the other players in the team, so they’re well worth joining when you hit level five.