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iPad: Chi Gems Blitz - Spin, Match, Blast! [innovative puzzle]

09-29-2014, 09:32 PM
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 23
Chi Gems Blitz - Spin, Match, Blast! [innovative puzzle]

Chi Gems Blitz is a totally new and incredibly fun Asian-flavored re-invention of the long-pestered Match-3 genre.


The never-seen-before 51-jewel Chi Gems board relies on rotating the wheels in order to swap adjacent jewels. In order to trigger an explosion, a player needs to match 3 gems within the same wheel, with an option to build up unlimited chains next to the explosion that produces special gems (called Firestones) and could result in a wild re-spinning combo.

The unprecedented, carefully crafted game design allows a tremendous amount of 3 quindecillion possible combinations - 30 times more than in chess! This makes every 2-minute Blitz session unique and unforgettable, especially in conjunction with the possibility to choose 2 out of 6 incredibly fun boosters, each altering the game in a special way. After several games of Chi Gems, ordinary Match-3 games look flat, dull and inexcusably square.

Chi Gems in a certain way feels like a fresh blend between Match-3 and chess, because it gives players control of the situation, the possibility to think strategically and build up progressions of combinations. Alternatively, it is always fun to simply go “gems blazing” and just blow up every possible combination, triggering insane combos and watching the scores multiply as the whole screen fills up with colorful explosions and ongoing lightning blasts.

It is that perfect balance of luck and skill that makes Chi Gems Blitz so enjoyable and keeps tempting into playing "just one more" game. While the beginner players are mastering the basics, they can benefit from an incredible option to observe any record winning game from the top high score table in real-time. Every game costs a certain amount of virtual currency (awarded after each game), so as the boosters, and the coins are generously replenished every several hours.

Chi Gems Blitz - iTunes link

09-29-2014, 10:46 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 3,565

This looks nice, although I have played other match games that look to have a similar mechanic. I will give it a shot.

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09-30-2014, 06:15 AM
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 23
Originally Posted by slewis7 View Post

This looks nice, although I have played other match games that look to have a similar mechanic. I will give it a shot.
Thanks! I believe this mechanic is purely original (at least it is what I intended it to be), so if there are any other games with similar principles, I'd be glad to know. Breaking stats: we already have 25 players