To start, you need to be on GemGuardian Mainnet and on Matic network. You need 1 dragon and 1 guardian to start the game.
Step 1: Visit https://app.gemguardian.io.
Step 2: Click the Connect button and select the wallet you are using.
Step 3: Make sure you select the “MATIC” network in the Network section.
You can purchase GEMG or GPAY using MATIC Network via “Quickswap” by clicking on the Buy GEMG or Buy GPAY tab.
GemG Matic Network Wallet address: https://quickswap.exchange/#/swap?outputCurrency=0x040F6B41d36F8c8e81f05ae156CD6605aBF60662
GPay Matic Network Wallet address: https://quickswap.exchange/#/swap?outputCurrency=0x29C28f7E50ea89343fE2B2c75f2652b883eD0Cbd
After purchasing enough GemG and GPay, you must have at least 1 guardian and 1 dragon to join the battle. At this stage, you can obtain these NFTs by purchasing mystery boxes called “Lootboxes”.
5.1 Guardian Lootbox — Click the “Guardians” tab, then click the “Guardian Lootbox” tab that appears on the right.
Both GemG and GPay payment permissions must be granted first on the screen that appears.
Click the “Approve” button for Gemg and confirm from your wallet.
After the transaction is confirmed, you will get a view like this:
Then click the “Approve” button for GPay and confirm from your wallet:
After your payments are approved, you will see that the “Recruit” button is activated in the “Recruit Guardian” tab. To purchase the Guardian, click the “Recruit” button and confirm from your wallet.
After the transaction is confirmed, it may take a few minutes for the Guardian to appear in your account. This is due to data being collected from the MATIC network. Therefore, it may take a few minutes or sometimes longer for the characters to appear in your wallet, depending on the network density. At this stage, refresh the page and wait.
After refreshing the page, you can view your newly purchased NFT character in the “Guardians” tab.
Guardian Lootbox Pricing
Every time you buy a “Guardian Lootbox”, your chance to win a “Rare NFT” increases. Rare NFTs are very active and powerful characters in battle. Rare characters gain an additional 20% advantage over other elements to win the war. This directly affects the reward obtained as a result of the war.
Therefore, every time you buy a lootbox, the number of GPay that you will pay and the chance of getting a rare characters increase in direct proportion.
NOTE: A player can have a maximum of 4 characters at the same time. A player with 4 characters cannot get new lootboxes. At this stage, in order to get a new lootbox, the NFTs in their hands must be put on the market. NFTs that are put up for sale cannot participate in battles, so the player can buy lootboxes again.
5.2 Dragon Lootbox — Click the “Dragons” tab, then click the “Guardian Lootbox” tab that appears on the right.
Both GemG and GPay payment permissions must be granted first on the screen that appears. Click the “Approve” button for GemG and confirm from your wallet.
Click the “Approve” button for Gemg and confirm from your wallet.
After the transaction is approved, you will get a view like the one below. Then click the “Approve” button for GPay and confirm from your wallet.
After your payments are approved, you will see that the “Recruit” button is activated in the “Recruit Dragon” tab. To purchase the Dragon, click the “Recruit” button and confirm from your wallet.
After the transaction is confirmed, it may take a few minutes for the Dragon to appear in your account. This is due to data being collected from the MATIC network. Therefore, it may take a few minutes or sometimes longer for the characters to appear in your wallet, depending on the network density. At this stage, refresh the page and wait.
After refreshing the page, you can view your NFT character in the “Dragons” tab.
Step 6 — Battle
6.1 — War tips:
Each Character (Guardian or Dragon) is limited to a LifeForce of 1440. After each battle, the characters will lose 240 LifeForces. It takes 24 hours for LifeForce to regenerate back to full capacity.
- 1 Dragon and 1 Guardian can participate in 6 battles per day.
- Each player can have 4 active Guardians and 4 Dragons. In this case, a player can fight 24 battles in 24 hours.
6.2 — Elements and Natural Dominance:
Steel > 🧱 Wood > ❄️ Ice > 🔥 Fire > ☘️ Earth > 🛡 Steel
Steel > Wood
Wood > Ice
Ice > Fire
Earth > Steel
Rare > All Elements
Battling dominant elemental styles against weaker elements will increase the chances of winning battles by 20%. Weaker elements battling dominant elements will decrease the chances of winning by 20%.
Tip: In the war, you will encounter 4 different enemies so choose wisely. To increase your probability of winning the war, choose an enemy with the lowest combat power and the weaker element.
6.3 BATTLE ENERGY
Each player will start with 24 battle energy. Each battle uses 1 battle energy. You can recover your battle energy to full capacity once every 24 hours by using the “Recover Energy” function.
To maximize battles, do not use the “Recover Energy” feature unless your Battle Energy is 0.
TIP: A player can fight a maximum of 24 battles per day with 4 guardians and 4 dragons. The more RARE characters you have at this stage, the more likely you are to win the battle. Every time you win a battle, you get a certain percentage of GPay rewards.
6.4 War and Gpay Reward
Click the “Battle” button to join the battle.
Identify 1 guardian to join the battle and click on the NFT character.
After selecting the Guardian, you will see the Dragon selection screen. Select 1 Dragon to join your guardian in the battle.
After making the selections, 4 enemies will appear in front of you. Be cautious at this stage by carefully examining the elements. Identify the enemy character with the lowest combat power and weaker element against the guardian and dragon that you chose.
If you think you made the right choice, press the “Fight” button to start the battle.
After pressing the “Fight” button, confirm the battle from your wallet and wait for the result of the battle.
After the battle result is known, you will be greeted with a screen like the one above.
If you win the war, you will earn a certain amount of XP and Gpay rewards. You will not get XP or GPay rewards if you lose the battle.
NOTE: GemGuardian does not interfere with winning or losing battles. All transactions are done on the blockchain. Players will win or lose the war due to factors such as elements and powers that’s noted in the Whitepaper.
TIP: If you think that you do not have an advantage over the enemy characters you encounter, you can change the selection of Guardian and Dragon to encounter a new enemy character. At this stage, you can change the guardian from the 1st selection you see in the picture, the dragon from the 2nd selection and choose the enemy again from the 3rd selection.
6.5 Fee Error: You may encounter a fee error in some transactions. This is not a game bug. When you try to make a transaction, your transaction may not be approved depending on the density of the MATIC network, in which case you will get a fee error. If you get this error, refresh the page and try to join the battle again.
If avoid errors, you can choose to increase the gas fee manually in your wallet. However, this will increase the cost of participating in the war. You should only do this if you constantly get fee errors.
GemGuardian is a blockchain based game. Every transaction made is recorded on the blockchain and all data is pulled from the Blockchain. Due to the blockchain, it is normal to receive error messages during some operations, depending on the network density. If you encounter an error screen when your action is not confirmed, you can continue the game from where you left off by repeating the process.
6.6 Recover Energy
You can get 24 Battle Energy with “Recover Energy” when Battle Energy is reset. The “Recover Energy” button will appear on your screen every 24 hours.
6.7 XP and GPay Rewards
The GPay rewards you have won are displayed in the upper left corner of the screen (1). By clicking the “Claim Tokens” button, you can transfer the GPay rewards you have won to your wallet.
You must wait 15 days to receive the full GPay rewards without an early withdrawal fee. There is a penalty starting from 15% for early withdrawals, which decreases by 1% every day. For example, if you wait 10 days to withdraw your GPay rewards, you can withdraw with a 5% penalty since you have 5 days left to withdraw.
2. XP Rewards
Every NFT gains XP after winning a battle, XP is a requirement for an NFT character to level up. You can increase the XP value of your character by pressing the Claim XP button.
TIP: Every transaction is processed on the blockchain. To save on fees, you should claim XP at the end of the day to avoid multiple transaction fees.
Step 7 — Marketplace
7.1 — Enter the Market
Click on “Market” along the top to enter the marketplace.
7.2 — Purchase an NFT
Entering the marketplace will bring you directly to NFTs available on the marketplace. You will also see your own NFTs for sale here (“Owned”). You can purchase an NFT by clicking on the “Purchase” button on the bottom right of each NFT. The purchase price is listed to the left of the purchase button in USDC value. Clicking “Purchase” will prompt your wallet pop-up and allow you to confirm the purchase.
You can also use the filter function on the left to search for an NFT with a specific element, level or price.
7.3 — Listing an NFT for Sale
Click on “Listing” to view the NFTs that you own. Select your NFT that you wish to put up for sale by clicking on them. This will bring up a “Sell” button on the bottom of the NFT.
The following box will pop up where you can input how much you wish to sell your NFT for. Click the “Sell Now” button and confirm from your wallet to list your NFT for sale.
7.4 — View of your NFTs for Sale and Change the Price
To view your NFTs for sale, click on the “Guardians by Seller” or “Dragons by Seller” button under “Search”
This will bring up all the NFTs that you’ve put for sale on the marketplace.
To change the sale price, click on the gear icon on the bottom right of the NFT. This will bring up a pop-up screen, which will allow you to set a new price. Enter the price, and click the “Update” button and confirm in your wallet to change the price. You can also cancel the listing with the “Cancel Listing” button and confirming in your wallet. Note: You cannot cancel a guardian or dragon listing if you already have 4 guardians or 4 dragons respectively.
Step 8 — NFT Staking
8.1 — Enter NFT Staking
Click on “Stake” along the top and “Stake Now!” to enter the NFT Staking area.
Click “Approve” and a box will pop up to input how many GEMG you want to stake. Click “Approve” and confirm in your wallet.
After the wallet confirmation, click the “Stake” button and confirm again in your wallet to stake your GEMG.
You will now see the amount of GEMG you staked along the top and the staking rewards received. 1 GEMG = 1 reward point per day. If you have 5,000 GEMG staked, you will get 5,000 points per day.
Once you build up enough rewards, you can redeem an NFT with your reward points by clicking the “Purchase” button.
GemGuardian is a rewarding fantasy based NFT Card Game on the BSC & Polygon Network. We utilize the Dual Token economy to promote price sustainability, but at the same time keeping the game fun and lucrative. Player will acquire Guardian and Dragons to battle and earn in game rewards that can be staked for a lucrative APY.
More details about GemGuardian: https://gemguardian.io/docs/gemguardian.pdf