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A 2014 Tower Defense flash game, developed by Game in a Bottle. It is the fourth game in the Gemcraft series.

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How do I open a chest?

I noticed a selectable structure in one of my missions called a Large Chest that says I need to "Shoot with bolts 3 times to open". What are bolts? It's definitely not tower shots because I placed ...
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What's the benefit of destroying abandoned dwellings?

On some maps there are "Abandoned Dwellings" that you can destroy by dropping bombs of a certain grade, but I can't figure out what benefit there is in doing so. Is there a mana reward or anything, or ...
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How to quickly enrage a wave many times

In Gemcraft there's a huge advantage to enrage waves with the cheapest possible gem. But this requires a lot of work because you'll need to do it many times. There's softare to combine gems and ...
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Is there a way to import a gemcraft chasing shadows save into steam?

I just found out that Gemcraft Chasing Shadows was available on steam and being a Gemcraft fan I bought it. I have extensively played the game on it's original home of armour games and still have the ...
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How to un-enrage a wave in GemCraft: Chasing Shadows?

I accidentally enraged a wave that I didn't want to enrage. Is there any way to undo this?
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What are the yellow markers in the field tokens on the map, and how do I complete them?

Whenever I complete a field in GemCraft: Chasing Shadows, it gets one section filled in with yellow/gold. I assumed these marked completion of the field, but I can't find a way to increase it if that'...
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Does the Scythe Gate drain mana when banishing monsters?

Field H1 has a Scythe gate that will randomly banish monsters that pass through it. When monsters reach your orb they will be banished with some mana cost; is that the case here, too?
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How do I unlock Iron Wizard mode?

According to Steam, the most elusive achievement is beating the game in Iron Wizard mode. This mode has a way lower skill-point cap than the normal play mode (because there's no wizard XP, just 5 ...
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What does rotating the compass do?

I've unlocked field E3, it has a little compass on it, if I click on the compass, I can change the direction it's pointing at, after rotating it a full circle I got an achievement. Bombing it didn't ...
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Improving the chances of getting an apparition

I've been playing field F6 on Haunting difficulty over and over in the hope of killing an apparition to get the Ghost Spotter achievement, but I've not had any luck. In fact when I get any kind of ...
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How to change the difficulty of a field in GemCraft Chasing Shadows?

GemCraft Chasing Shadows is finally out, after months of waiting! For some reason, I don't manage to change the difficulty of a given field, even when I try redoing them. It seems I need more shadow ...
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