In single player format of this online 8 ball pool game you are timed for clearing the table by pocketing the object balls with the black ball being pocketed the last. This version is more popular in the online Tournament format where your fastest time to clear the table by pocketing is recorded to assign your rank.
In double player format you have to pocket all the designated balls before the opponent while the black ball (8th ball) is the last to be pocketed. This version of online 8 ball Pool consists of one-on-one-Battle, where the winner is the one who pockets his designated (solids or stripes) balls before the opponent. the black ball has to be the last ball to be pocketed.
Match formats in Gamethon...
Online 8 Ball Pool Gameplay on Gamethon
Once You enter the 8 Ball pool Game, you or your opponent will have to place the cue ball along or behind the head line.
Rotate the cue stick to set the aim.
Pull down the power stick on the left of the screen to generate power in the shot and release it to shoot.
Online 8 Ball Pool Race Against Time game on Gamethon
Game Starts with the reverse counter of 30 minutes.
You have to pocket all the 15 object balls followed by the black ball.
With each object ball you pocket time increases by 10 secs
With each foul, the time reduces by 10 minutes
Game over when you pocket a black ball before all the object balls are pocketed.
You get points for each ball you pocket.
You also get Bonus points for each minute and secs remaining, which adds up to your score.
Your score is recorded = points for number of balls you put + Bonus points for minutes remaining + Bonus points for secs remaining.
Objective is to get the best score each time you play.
Once you participate in a tournament on Gamethon you are allowed to play unlimited times till the play tournament is online.
Each time you play, your score is calculated.
If your score is higher than your previous score, then only it is recorded and considered for ranking.
Once the tournament is ended, the players are ranked based on their scores and winning prize is distributed based on the ranks.
Battle format for online 8 Ball Pool Game in Gamethon
Once you enter the game, the balls are allotted based on your second shot.
In some games, the winning pool is divided between winning amount + prize per skill (balls you pocket). You get money for each ball you pocket. You can know this by checking if there is any amount for "per Skill". In such 8 Ball Pool games, the looser also wins money. The amount of money won by the loosing player depends upon the number of balls pocketed before the match is over.