How to play Skylanders: Universe

Skylanders: Universe is a RPG or Role-Playing Game, this means the game is based around a fictional character, namely one of the Skylanders characters,  which is controlled and nurtured by the Portal Master throughout the game. The aim of Skylanders Universe is to protect Skyland from evil invaders whilst improving your Skylanders character and customizing your personal space.

Skylanders Universe is an online multiplayer game with easy game play which makes it accessible to even the youngest of Portal Masters. The game is played within a browser, so good internet connection is preferred in order to experience a smooth game. In order to work your way around the game, you simply need to click around and your Skylander will move towards the desired area. Once you know the basics of your own Skyland, exploring the Mainland or other islands will improve your personal knowledge and your characters skill level.

Whenever you embark something you have not yet tried before, your guide Eon will lend you a helping hand and give you some useful tips as what to look out for. Each mini-game you play will also give you a set of how-to-play guidelines which will make it easy to get the hang of things.

Skylanders Universe can be enjoyed in a variety of ways depending on your skill level and mood. There are five ways to play the game, each way will help you improve your Skylander and lead to hours of fun.

  1. Gold Rush
    The aim of Gold Rush is to find as many gold coins and other collectables as possible in order to be able to customize your Skyland and unlock new opportunities and worlds.
  2. Mini-Games
    Mini-games are dotted around the Skylands world and offer fun and quick challenges which earn you both gold coins as hero points. There are three basic mini games which can be found on any Skyland, namely Sky Defence, Ground Defence and Castle Assault.  Battling against evil invaders is definitely a fun way to earn points in Skylanders Universe.
  3. Play with Friends
    Skylanders Universe allows you to play with friends and explore different Skylands. You can  chat with friends by the use of pre-designed sentences and battle besides them in order to open up new levels, earn hero points and improve your skills.
  4. Customize your Skyland
    Customizing your personal space is a great way to make yourself stand out from the crowd. Everyone who starts on Skylanders Universe is giving a standard, identical island, so customizing your island will make you unique. In order to customize your Skyland, you will require gold coins in order to afford upgrades and will need to achieve certain skills in order to unlock certain perks. Customizing your Skyland can really dazzle friends and impress passersby!
  5. Customize your Skyland
    Customizing your personal space is a great way to make yourself stand out from the crowd. Everyone who starts on Skylanders Universe is giving a standard, identical island, so customizing your island will make you unique. In order to customize your Skyland, you will require gold coins in order to afford upgrades and will need to achieve certain skills in order to unlock certain perks. Customizing your Skyland can really dazzle friends and impress passersby!
  6. Impress yourself
    Your Lair is your Skylanders’ home where you can see a whole list of statistics and achievements. Visiting your Liar can improve your moral and give you a little boost after a hard day of fending off invaders and protecting Skylands.