I have the same ask with several people’s comments on SAT scoreboard: how did folks getting 1000+ scores? I considered myself a fairly good player, and my average score is between 600 and 700: on a good day I could get 900, but that’s considered extremely lucky.
For those who can’t get 500, here’s my tips:
a faster phone with bigger screen. I have 2 android phones: a 320×480 G1, and a 480×800 faster one. The game is a lot snappier on the latter one. I’m not asking you to buy a newer phone just for this game (haha, I’d be very flattered if you do). I’m sorry this is not very fair for ppl with slower phones. I’m still working on ways to improve my algorithm.
Try to avoid clicking on 2 connected tiles: you only gain 1 point for this move. Check around if there’s a valid path between some other …