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Welcome to The Gemlandian! This blog is your #1 source for Gem Blenders commentary, straight from the community. Check out our latest posts to learn about everything from gameplay and deck building to art and lore. Be sure to join our community Discord if you’re interested in becoming a contributor!

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An Insider’s Look at Our New Patreon

Back in the spring of 2018, I began to illustrate the characters of Gem Blenders. When faced with designing the blend cards, I encountered an interesting dilemma: If blends are transformations used by the specific heroes on your field, what is the best way to depict them?

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Let’s Get Down to Business: Incorporation

This month, I’m focusing on a different side of creating a TCG – the formation of a business entity. It’s not the sexiest topic, but it can be as necessary as incredible gameplay and design!

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A Brief History of the Gem Blenders Meta

I joined the community in December 2019. With that I can still proudly recall the first match I ever played online. In this match I beat the lead designer Steve at his own game!

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A Winner’s Guide to Gem Blenders Drafting

What’s up guys?! I’m back at it again with another blog post to bestow my philosophy upon the masses. Today we’re looking at an experimental new format some people in the community

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Have you met QWERTY?

The strongest connection between our world and Gemlandia can be found right on the Gem Blenders Discord server, through the “bot” affectionately known as QWERTY. Although our access to QWERTY’s functionality has

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The Four Schools of Blending

At first glance, it may seem that every blend in Gem Blenders is a random selection from the 9 basic gem types. However, if you take a closer look, there is actually

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4 Clever Combos to Diversify Your Gameplay

Hi, and welcome to another installment of The Gemlandian! With an emphasis on multi-gem decks and an abundance of hero and blend effects, there are countless card interactions you can use to

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How to Maximize Your Gem Efficiency

Greetings from Belgium, and good morning, afternoon, or evening, depending on where you are! Today I will dive a little deeper into how to choose what gems you should add to your

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6 Tips for Building a Consistent Deck

In this post, we’ll focus on the basic tenets of deck building, which are essential to maximizing the power of your cards. These tips are intended for players who have played the

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Common Actions You’ve Probably Been Using Wrong

Hello and welcome to the first installment of The Gemlandian Strategy Guide, where we give you all the tips and tricks we’ve learned through the years of being tournament-qualifying professional Gem Blenders.

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