Tip-Tap is a recreation board game for Palm OS compatible devices. It follows the spirit of other great Beiks games for Palm like Clickomania, Clickomania 2002, Color Lines, NetWalk and many others: anyone can play it, but scoring high will take more than just taping around.
The game is designed for all color
handheld devices running Palm OS 3.5 and higher and can take advantage of the
special capabilities such as high-resolution screen and MIDI sounds on devices
that have them, such as the Sony Clie color series and the new Palm Tungsten handhelds from Palm.
However, be advised that due to its nature and rules,
Tip-Tap can only be played on
The game rules are extremely simple: move each color ball to
a cell marked with the same color. The mark is in the upper left or right corner
of each cell.
Balls can be moved one step (cell) at a time in horizontal or
vertical direction. To move a ball, you must first select it by taping on it.
The game will respond by indicating the possible ball movement directions, which
are up, right, down or left. Note you can only move the ball to an empty cell.
If, for example, the cell on the left is occupied by another ball, then you can
not move there.
Every time you move a ball, its place is automatically
occupied by a new ball. You can see the color of the new ball before you do the
movement. It is in the bottom right corner of the display, where the "Next:"
This helps you plan which ball to move to achieve best result.
Every time a ball gets moved to a cell marked with the same
color you gain points. Every time you move it away from such cell you lose
Selected ball can also be bought and dismissed from the cell.
To do so, tap the ball to select it and then tap the score field. The ball will
be dismissed and you will be charged.