Dino Ballz is a new game for Facebook Messenger that’s similar to a cross between Breakout and a bubble shooter, in that you shoot balls up in the air to hit blocks and drain their health. You can earn coins, fight against bosses, buy new balls and upgrades, and try to rack up the highest score that you can. Read on for some tips and tricks for Dino Ballz!
Whenever you shoot a set of balls (the leader and the followers) and they all drop back down to the bottom, you’ll earn a point and the whole board of blocks will drop down. If the bottom row falls down to the bottom, though, then you lose. If you destroy all of the blocks on the board at one time, then you’ll skip levels to the next multiple of ten (do this on level 2, for example, and you skip to level ten).
Once you pass level 50, you’ll be able to skip levels, but don’t. It costs coins to do so, and those coins could be better spent on upgrades. Start at level 1 and you’ll earn FAR more coins, plus with all of your upgrades, moving ahead 50 levels will be a very quick process on your own, instead of paying to skip it.
You can buy new balls, but you can also upgrade your balls by spending a smaller amount of coins than it would take to buy a new ball. Your best reason for buying a new ball should be the special effect that comes with it; for example, Mars has a 30% chance of causing an explosion once it hits a block, and Mercury ignores the random-direction shooter once it hits it.
If you run out of coins but you want to keep upgrading your balls, hit the video button to do so. A video ad will play, and then when the ad is done, you’ll have the upgrade. You can do this as many times as you want, as long as you have the patience for all of those ad videos, so you can upgrade your ball as many times as you want without having to spend money for it.
There are a number of special blocks that pop up in the level to hit as well. The steel locked block is simply a block with a ton of hit points that’s hard to kill. The question-mark one will give you a temporary boost, such as 2x damage, or explosions. The molten-lava block will explode once you destroy it, causing large amounts of damage to those around it.