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.
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Mostly Positive (61) - 78% of the 61 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Positive (3,654) - 74% of the 3,654 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Nov 20, 2014

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June 21

3.5 Update Notes - Hero Classes, Kingdom UI Rework, and More!

What’s New?

Kingdom Power Rework
• Kingdom Power has been reworked to be clearer to understand how to progress to the next kingdom rank
• In the Kingdom Power menu are 3 Tasks, related to the kingdom. Completing all 3 tasks will give a rank of kingdom power
• The game has an indicator on the world map when kingdom power has been earned, and will play an animation showing the unlocked rank
• Any existing Kingdom Power a player might have will be carried over to the new system (basically if you had 5 stars, you’ll still have 5 stars, for example)

Hero Class Rework
• Once a Hero Class is unlocked, and set as the current Class, players can start to earn Champion levels, by using the hero in a battle. Champion XP is only earned if hero is used in battle, and for the current class equipped with the hero.
• Quests, Challenges & Explores give 1 XP to Champion Levels, all other battles (PVP, Arena & Events like Raid Boss) will give 2 XP.
• At milestone Champion Levels, the player will unlock the ability to choose a Talent from 1 of 3 Talent Trees of a Hero Class. Milestone levels are 1, 5, 10, 20, 40, 70, and 100.
• Perks have been removed from classes with the introduction of Talent Trees and Weapon levelling. However, the class weapon is still unlocked by winning 250 victories with the hero class (the Hero does not have to be part of the team for these victories to count towards the weapon)
• Classes now grant the troop type bonus (previously a perk) upon reaching level 20

Hero Class Events
• Events that allow you to unlock a Class and earn rewards to aid in hero class progress have been added to the game.
• Class Events will be run for both new classes when they are released (3-day weekend events) and older existing hero classes (1-day events during the week)
• Class Events allow players who have not yet unlocked the event’s class, to play the quest to unlock it, even if they have yet to unlock the kingdom or complete the storyline there beforehand.
• Class Events contain 5 Champions a player must defeat (in any order), with bonus rewards for Gold, Glory and Champion XP if they are all defeated. Once defeated, these Champions can be fought again, at increasing difficulty, to unlock larger rewards. This can be done up to 8 times.
• Class Events require players to build a team with troop and kingdom restrictions based on the Hero class
• Class Events have a leaderboard allowing players to compete for rewards, with points earned from Champion Battles
• Each Champion battles gives a set number of points, with points deducted for any troops you lose during the battle
• Class Events require Sigils to play. 8 Sigils are given for free in 1-day events, with 4-per-day in the 3-day variations. Valravens may drop more Sigils once you’re in battle.
• Class Events contain a shop with tiers that gives rewards to help players with unlocking progression of the Hero Class, including extra Champion XP, Souls and Traitstones for unlocking Hero Class traits

Weapon Levelling
• Weapons now have a weapon type + Home kingdom

• Weapon Types are:
o Artifact
o Axe
o Bow
o Dagger
o Hammer
o Jewellery
o Mace
o Missile
o Polearm
o Scythe
o Shield
o Staff
o Sword
o Tome

• Weapons also can now be levelled; the max level will depend of the rarity of the Weapon. Common weapons can reach Max Level 5, while Mythic weapons can reach max level 10
• Levelling can be done from the Weapon tab part of the Troop menu
• Levelling weapons require a new currency, ingots
• Ingots common in 6 rarities, Common, Rare, Ultra-Rare, Epic, Legendary, Mythic
• Weapons require ingots of matching rarity, so a rare weapon uses rare ingots; and mythic weapons use mythic ingots
• Weapon level is displayed as +3 in front of the weapon’s name
• At levels 1 – 5 the weapon gives skill points based on the weapon’s type
• At levels 6 – 10 the weapon unlocks different affixes - affixes are extra effects that will trigger when the weapon casts its spell

• The Daily Task system (that was only on console before) now appears on PC/Mobile
• Pet Rescue Events. will now display remaining time for the event in the menu
• Improved Game asset downloads
• Can now reset your account password from in-game
• There is a new tutorial for Account Linking – to help players protect their accounts from being lost, we have tutorial in game that appears after level 20 to suggest setting up account linking.
o Linking your account will give a reward of 10 Gems (once per account)
o Any player who has already successfully completed account linking previously, will be sent these 10 gems retrospectively
o GDPR-related change – Registering email with account now has extra confirmation prompts
• Guild changes
o Some minor readability improvements have been made on the

Guild Menu
o The Guild Roster has been improved and now shows Pet and Hero Class
o There is now a Guild Help menu. This can be opened via the ‘?’ button. This help can also be opened from the menu that shows if you are not in a guild yet
o Optimizations have been made to the guild searching. It should now favour active guilds
o Players can now search for guilds by entering text
o The No Guild, Join Guild and Create Guild UI has been improved
• Deep Links - Deep Links have been implemented for mobile devices
• Google Play Achievements have been updated to match the achievements on PC and Console
• Old PvP Rank Up/Down menu removed - PvP Point changes and Rank changes are now communicated through resource cards at the end of the match
• Updated the Old PvP tier icons replaced with new icons to match current UI style.
• News, events and offers screen have all had minor UI tweaks
• Magic scaling part of spell description will now highlight in dark bold purple
• Doomstorm will now drop slightly less Doomskulls

Bug Fixes
• Fixed issues connecting to chat
• Fixed issue with Burning status blocking troop stats
• Fixed issue with players sometimes were denied an extra turn
• Fixed issue where Doomskull explosions would sometimes deny a 4/5 match by exploding those gems
• Other minor bug fixes and improvements
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May 1

3.4 Update Patch Notes

3.4 Update Patch Notes
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!

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!

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

  • 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

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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!

  • 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.

  • “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

    • OS: Vista SP1+, 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 HD2000 series or better, GeForce 8 series or better, Intel 3000 or better (Pixel Shader 4 support required)
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Required
    • 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 4 support required)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Required

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