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Potato wizards versus corporate demons.

Gem Wizards Tactics is coming to Nintendo Switch and Xbox!
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Lead fantasy army in turn-based warfare with randomly generated maps and complex battle mechanics that can be combined to clash enemy in a war over powerful Omni-gem! announce that Gem Wizards Tactics is heading for the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One / Xbox Series S|X consoles!

Gem Wizards Tactics combines the familiar tactical game formula with multiple combat mechanics, and randomly generated maps making for hours of single-player fun.

You'll take part in a war that isn't just about mashing the enemy - each battle is a complex puzzle to solve. 

Something demonical rises from down below. It’s evil, and they are in suits - they’re Business Demons. They’re to conquer whatever they can with their corporate hands! Follow the adventure of a young intern on an epic quest to find the truth about Omni-Gem!

With four nations, and 26 unique units - each with special skills to use - Gem Wizards Tactics will surprise you with the variety of methods available in the fight! 

Push your opponents off the edge of the board on the river you’ve just froze, block their path with flames to line them up and finish them off with a piercing attack or combine them to dominate the opponent  - it's up to you how creatively you lead the army!

Watch the new trailer:

  • Randomly generated maps that will provide endless fun 
  • Multiple fight mechanics that allow for a variety of tactics combinations!
  • 4 different nations, with a total of 26 units with unique powers - combine them to unleash hell!
  • Many play modes including Story mode, campaign and custom games
  • Map editor which will allow you to prepare your own war scenarios
  • Colourful pixel art visuals and a captivating soundtrack!

The Press kit (screenshots, arts, etc.) is available for download HERE.

For more information on Gem Wizards Tactics, please visit the official Twitter account, official Facebook fanpage, official Discord Server, and website.

ABOUT REDDEER.GAMES is an award-winning global gaming company that focuses on developing and publishing unique indie games.

We aim to create accessible games, easily distinguishable by their original art style. Our main goal, however, is for them to be FUN!

In recent years we released Cyber Protocol, Clumsy Rush, Art Sqool, Nirvana Pilot Yume, Little Mouse’s Encyclopedia, Circa Infinity, Detective Di, Trash Quest and AAA Clock. 

Currently, the company is working on the science fiction game Time Hole, and the comic, humorous platformer 7 Horizons. We also announced two games in the universe of the beloved comic "Kayko and Kokosh".
Check out to learn more.

Keith is an extremely talented independent game designer, author of two books on game design, game design teacher and lecturer, composer, YouTuber, and visual artist.

He has released several games, such as the award-winning tactics game Gem Wizards Tactics, as well as other critically-acclaimed games 100 Rogues and Auro: A Monster-Bumping Adventure. He also successfully kickstarted the card game Dragon Bridge, his first published tabletop game. 

He runs a podcast that features in-depth discussions on game design topics called The Clockwork Game Design Podcast. It features interviews with academics, writers, and industry professionals on topics related to game design.

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