Catchin' Waves Money Guide
Catchin’ Waves is a game where you surf the waves to make coins. This game is located at the cove on the right hand side of your map. In this game your goal is to make it as long as you can on the waves before you lose are your lives and get game over. You can do tricks in this game that will make you gain more points. You can play this game with your red puffle. You can use your puffle in all the game modes besides survival. The puffle will help you along the way and will get you a few extra coins.
There are 4 different modes you can play this game in. The are very different from each other.
- Surf Lesson (Non-member and members)
- Freestyle (Non-member and members)
- Competition (Members only)
- Survival (Members only)
- Surf Lesson
Surf lesson is the game mode made for beginners at this game. This game mode gives you a lot of tips of how to play the game. There is an arrow that shows you where to go and how to make points and earn as many coins as possible.
Freestyle is the game mode that allows you to do whatever you want. This is the mode where you can try out all the tricks without worrying about other factors in the game. Although there are still ice packs in the way this game style is the mode where it is made to have fun and just try new things.
- Competition (members only)
Competition is the game mode the allows you to play Catchin’ Waves with other penguins on the game. There are three judges that give you a score at the end of your performance. The judges each like different things so you have to do different things to impress the judges. The game does not end till you lose all of your lives.
- Survival (members only)
Survival is the game mode the puts your skill to the test. In this version of the game you are put in the same waves but this time there are obstacles in the waves that will try to make you fall into the waves. The game cautions you when another obstacle is coming ahead. This added obstacle makes the game that much harder. While you are avoiding these obstacles you still have to preform tricks to make points so you can get a lot of coins before the game ends. The game does not end till you lose all of your lives.
To play this game you use the mouse and the arrow keys on your keyboard. The mouse will move your penguin up and down on the waves. Move your mouse up and down to keep ahead of the waves. You can also balance your penguin by clicking the mouse.
You can also do jumps and flips in this game. If you would like to jump move you mouse above the surface of the waves. To do flips move your mouse in a circular motion while keeping the mouse on the screen. The more flips and jumps you do the more coins you will receive.
Other then jumps and flips you can also perform tricks and spins. To perform tricks use the keys on the keyboard. The different combinations of buttons you push will make you do different tricks. You can also flip while you are spinning but you have to be careful that you don’t wash out and lose a life.
There are 11 tricks that you can do on Catchin’ Waves. Each trick has a different total of points. The longer you are doing the trick the more points you will be rewarded. The tricks are done by using a combination of the arrow keys or by using the A S D W keys.The total list of these tricks are below.
Frontflip - This trick is preformed by moving your mouse in a clockwise rotation in the air above the waves.
Backflip - This trick is preformed by moving your mouse in a counter-clockwise rotation in the air above the waves.
Ice Breaker - This trick is preformed by clicking and holding the A and W keys or by holding the left and up arrow keys.
Grinding - This trick is preformed by holding the left mouse key down while you are in the air. If you keep holding this key all the way back to the wave you will grind on the wave.
Air Trick - For a basic air trick press any one button down. You can press either A S D or the W key. Also you can hold down any of the arrows keys. Just make sure that you are only holding down one to perform a simple air trick above the wave.
Coastal Kick - This trick is preformed by pressing the A and D keys at the same time or by pressing the left arrow and right arrow keys at the same time.
Shooting the Tube - This trick is performed by holding everything still and waiting for the curved part of the wave to catch up to you. While you are in this part of the wave you will starting gaining points but at a very slow rate.
Blender - This trick is preformed by pressing the S and D keys at the same time or by pressing the down arrow and right arrow keys at the same time.
Surf Fever - This trick is preformed by pressing the D and W keys at the same time or by pressing the right arrow and up arrow keys at the same time.
Lazy Wave - This trick is preformed by pressing the S and W keys at the same time or by pressing the up arrow and down arrow keys at the same time.
Backstand - This trick is preformed by pressing the S and A keys at the same time or by pressing the left arrow and down arrow keys at the same time.
To get the maximum points in this game you want to increase your time and last as long as you can. Along the way do a lot of tricks and you will make a lot coins super fast!