Click on two pieces to swap them. Swaps must create a matching set of three-in-a-row horizontally or vertically. Those pieces will be removed and new pieces will drop down to replace them. The game may end either by the time running out or no more possible matches.
The song is from the Norwegian Christmas movie "Reisen til Julestjerne/The travel to the Christmas star" named "Sonjas sang til julestjernen". You can find it on youtube http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=rjRyA4-iDzE
I made it in Garageband.
I have been trying out the Match 3 type games for the last 2 months. They are simple(in gameplay not programming), but so much fun to play. I find it a bit strange not to find these in an old arcade game. Have you ever seen this on Atari or Nintendo 8-bit?