From the creators of Puzzle Quest, play the new Puzzle/RPG/Strategy mash-up, GEMS OF WAR! Match gems to power your spells, and match skulls to smite your enemies! It’s easy to learn yet has tons of depth.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (90) - 64% of the 90 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (3,450) - 74% of the 3,450 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Nov 20, 2014
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May 1

3.4 Update Patch Notes

3.4 Update Patch Notes
NEW FRIENDS NEED SAVING IN KRYSTARA!
Cats, Dragons, Goats, and… Skulls? All new pets have landed in Gems of War, and they’re in need of a hero like you! Gather your troops and rescue all the pets today in our latest update!

WHAT'S NEW
Introducing Pets!
  • Collect all different types of Pets for your hero via the Pet Rescue minigame that spawns when you defeat a Pet Gnome.
  • Give food to pets to level them up. They can also be ascended!
  • Pets either buff your team bonus or apply bonuses to loot and XP gained.
  • Pets can be equipped to appear on your hero’s shoulder
  • Doomskulls have appeared! They explode and provide +5 extra damage!
  • New Daily Login Bonuses every day based on 7-day and 28-day rotations. Get your bonus today!

CHANGES
  • Accounts can now be linked without completing the tutorial.
  • Improvements to the downloading popups.
  • Additional tutorial and help popups have been implemented.

BUG FIXES
  • Fixed issue with Impervious trait triggering when Mana Drain is performed on that troop
  • Fixed some bugs relating to spells, relating to the timing of them

For full release notes please visit: https://gemsofwar.com/3-4-patch-notes/
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February 22

Update 3.3 - Guild Events, Side Events, Gnomes, Orbs & More

BIG CHANGES IN THE WORLD OF KRYSTARA!

New events and battles await you, but keep an eye out for Treasure Gnomes and new rewards that are up for grabs in our biggest update yet! See all the big changes below!

WHAT'S NEW
  • Introducing 2 new Weekly Guild events: Raid Boss + Invasion, rotating weekly with the already available Guild Wars.

  • Raid Boss – Guilds engage in a 5-stage raid using the weekly kingdom’s troops to take down an epic boss and earn equally epic rewards shared among all guild members.

  • Invasion – Guilds engage in an 8-stage kingdom invasion, taking down 8 unique towers with specific troops types selected for that week.
    • Also introducing 2 new Side Events: Bounty + The Vault, both accessible from the Games menu

  • Bounties – Players will earn points competing in various battles to reach reward milestones.

  • The Vault – Treasure Gnomes will now appear randomly during games, providing the opportunity for major rewards, or even a key to the Gnome Vault for even greater prizes.

  • New shops based on Raid Boss, Invasion and Bounty modes are now available. Unique troops tied to each game mode will be made available through these shops.

  • Introducing a new in-game reward called Orbs. Players will be able to acquire Rare and Greater Orbs, helping players advanced troops in various ways.

CHANGES
  • Both the Troop Upgrade Menu and Hero Upgrade Menu have been reworked for a more streamlined experience and for the use of Orbs.

  • UI updates have been made to various menus.

  • Cards have been tweaked to convey additional troop information. Kingdom banners has also been visually improved.

  • Mana Shield trait has gained Mana Drain/Steal immunity.

  • 3 New troops types: Boss, Tower and Gnome – mainly used in new event system.

  • Players can now play Explore/Quest battles again without going back to the World Map (must be level 20+)

BUG FIXES
  • Fixed a bug where Explode spells were giving more mana than intended under certain conditions.

  • Fixed an issue where Guild Guardian Names were not displaying in non-English languages

  • Fixed an issue where the Troop Offer screen in Arena would cause the game to crash

Find the full version of patch notes here:
https://community.gemsofwar.com/t/3-3-patch-notes/36039
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About This Game

Welcome to Gems of Wars, the newest Puzzle-RPG hybrid from the creators of Puzzle Quest, the original Match 3 RPG!

KEY FEATURES
  • COLLECT and STRATEGIZE – Equip your hero with weapons and armor and lead a team of fantastical monsters into battle. Think strategically, upgrading your units and utilizing their unique abilities to defeat powerful bosses.
  • TEAM UP – Join a guild, chat with friends, and work together to unlock powerful buffs.
  • COMPETE – Participate in weekly events and PvP tournaments to win exclusive prizes.
  • JOURNEY – Fight your way through a vast array of quests, each with a distinctive story and game-changing rewards.
  • PLAY ANYWHERE – Link your account and play across devices and platforms.

THE FANS HAVE SPOKEN
  • “This game is Awesome! Challenging and entertaining. Not just some gem or gummy game. Terrific find!”
  • “I think this is the best "match 3" game out there. It's got a ton of RPG elements to it that makes it very deep. It reminds me a lot of Hearthstone.”
  • “Got to love a good mix of bejeweled and magic the gathering in an app. Love it!”
  • “Basically this game takes my favorite elements of Ascension and Hearthstone and gives them a different, and I think improved, foundation.”
  • “My wife teases me that Gems of War is Candy Crush for boys. It's an intriguing combination of a gem game and a collectable card game. I like the campaign and the guild play.”
  • “This is like the version of Puzzle Quest I never knew I wanted. Oodles of quests, challenges, guild activities, cool monsters, arena fights, ranked fights, and man I could just play that treasure mini game all day.”

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: XP SP2, Vista SP2, Windows 7 or higher
    • Processor: 2.33 GHz or faster x86 CPU, or Intel Atom 1.6Hz or faster CPU (SSE2 instruction set support)
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Radeon X700 series or better, GeForce 8 series or better, Intel 3000 or better (Pixel Shader 3 support required)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Required
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or higher
    • Processor: 2.33 GHz or faster x86 CPU, or Intel Atom 1.6Hz or faster CPU (SSE2 instruction set support)
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Radeon HD5000 series or better, GeForce GTX400 series or better, Intel 3000 or better (Pixel Shader 3 support required)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Required
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