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A strategic Hearthstone podcast! We analyze the metagame, and discuss principles for success on the ladder. Our goal is to help you become a better player. Come join us for some great conversation about a great game! Get in touch on Twitter @LastTurnHS. Music credit goes to Psyche Corporation. Check her out at psychecorporation.com!

A strategic Hearthstone podcast! We analyze the metagame, and discuss principles for success on the ladder. Our goal is to help you become a better player. Come join us for some great conversation about a great game! Get in touch on Twitter @LastTurnHS. Music credit goes to Psyche Corporation. Check her out at psychecorporation.com!
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A strategic Hearthstone podcast! We analyze the metagame, and discuss principles for success on the ladder. Our goal is to help you become a better player. Come join us for some great conversation about a great game! Get in touch on Twitter @LastTurnHS. Music credit goes to Psyche Corporation. Check her out at psychecorporation.com!

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@LastTurnHS

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English

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Episodes

Episode 42 - The Most Impactful Cards in Standard

9/12/2018
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The last year of Hearthstone has given us a lot of really fascinating mechanics, and some incredibly powerful cards. But which cards have had the hugest impact on Standard? Are they part of the newer expansions, or are they old flames that we just can't put out?

Duration:01:31:48

Episode 41 - Early Boomsday Metagame

8/18/2018
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Boomsday brought with it mechs, but old powerhouses that have risen from the scrap heap are the most potent foes on the ladder! What is each class doing, and are there any truly *new* archetypes amongst them? Tune in and find out!

Duration:01:30:48

Episode 19 - Interpreting Hearthstone Statistics

10/29/2017
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The internet is rife with statistics about this little game that we play, be they deck stats or card stats. However, it's easy to be misled with statistics if you don't think about them carefully! Join us for a discussion about stats that us Hearthstone players are used to digesting, and how they can steer you wrong.

Duration:01:05:52

Episode 18 - Crushing Priest & Rogue

10/20/2017
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Priest got you down? Yeah, same. In this episode, we discuss the weak spots in two of the most prominent decks in the Standard format - Razakus Priest and Tempo Rogue. We'll teach you how to beat these powerhouses.

Duration:01:04:53

Episode 17 - Flexing your Slots

10/9/2017
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How do you fill your deck's flex slots? We define flex slots, and identify them in some of today's most popular decks. We also discuss why some "netdecks" deviate from the list you should be playing, and how to modify a list you found on the web.

Duration:01:08:27

Episode 16 - Unfair Decks and Where to Find Them

9/28/2017
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What does it mean for a card or deck to be 'unfair?' We discuss what 'fairness' means in hearthstone in the context of historically dominant unfair decks. We also talk about how you can use this information to improve your brews!

Duration:00:56:47

Episode 15 - Post-Nerf Metagame

9/21/2017
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We discuss the post-nerf metagame! We talk about which decks are good, and how should you treat this special time when you're trying to rank up. Join us!

Duration:00:50:18

Episode 14 - Death Knights!

9/14/2017
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How have the new Hero cards impacted the metagame? Which are the best cards, and what sets them apart from the underused Death Knight cards? Finally, why is hunter so bad? At the time of recording, the date of the nerfs hadn't been announced. We now know it's 9/18/17!

Duration:01:11:13

Episode 13 - Post-KFT Balance Changes

9/7/2017
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My heart will go on... and my axe! We discuss Blizzard's recently announced balance changes for a set of timeless cards. How will these changes affect the metagame? Which decks are most affected, and which classes do we expect to get stronger?

Duration:00:57:53

Episode 12 - Nature has risen against us!

8/29/2017
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Here we discuss the infestation of Hearthstone ranked ladder with Malfurion. We talk about what makes druid decks so strong, and speculate on possible targets for rebalance that Blizzard could take.

Duration:00:59:45

Episode 11 - Early Frozen Throne metagame

8/18/2017
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KFN is here! We discuss some of the decks that we've seen during the first week, and some of the cards that we didn't evaluate correctly.

Duration:01:09:49

Episode 10 - Knights of the Frozen Throne Set Review!

8/9/2017
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We speculate about the constructed playability of every single card in KFN. Buckle up - this is long, and its thorough!

Duration:05:51:28

Episode 9 - Approaching Card Evaluation

8/7/2017
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We offer six tips for improving your ability to evaluate new cards. Along the way, we highlight best practices for determining when & why a card is at its best or worst. We also touch on common pitfalls and how you can avoid them. Trigger warning: We are not fans of Gnomeferatu. Intro & Outro track is "Lock" by Psyche Corporation.

Duration:01:22:27

Episode 8 - Laddering at the end of the season

7/27/2017
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As the season draws to a close, we offer some perennial tips for making the best of your laddering time. We also discuss what you should be thinking about when you're brewing new decks or tweaking existing ones.

Duration:01:20:30

Episode 7 - The Best & Worst of Un'Goro

7/17/2017
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With a new set on the horizon, we each give you our take on the top 5 cards in Un'Goro. We also talk about quest design, and why they may have had such a disappointing impact on Hearthstone. Come here us talk about the most impactful crabs (and turtles) and the most lackluster legendaries!

Duration:00:56:02

Episode 6 - Make Control Great Again... in Northrend!

7/8/2017
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Is the Caverns Below nerf what we need to see control decks increase in prevalence? We discuss whether crystal rogue is truly dead and gone, and how you can prepare for the metagame changes that will follow this change. We also discuss the spoilers we've seen for Frozen Throne, and how hero cards and lifesteal could impact Hearthstone!

Duration:00:55:52

Episode 5 - Having a Plan

6/29/2017
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Updates on what the standard metagame looks like, and discuss how playing whats comfortable can often be better than playing the strongest deck in a balanced metagame. We introduce what it means to "have a plan," and discuss how keeping this in mind can improve your game.

Duration:00:51:51

Episode 4 - That Deck is Only for Wild Games!

6/17/2017
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Wild discussion! We talk about some of the general ways in which wild and standard are different, and provide an overview of some of the popular decks in the wild metagame. We also discuss the hall of fame, why the designers may have chosen to use it, and how standard might be different without it.

Duration:01:29:13

Episode 3 - Decks Galore! The Mature Un'Goro Metagame

6/1/2017
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We discuss the current state of the Un'Goro metagame, and some of the decks that we've seen rise to power in the last season. We also discuss the subtle impact that Crystal Rogue has on deck viability, and how to navigate an environment where each class has multiple viable decks.

Duration:01:22:49

Episode 2 - "Silver Bullets," Pirates, and Netdecking

5/11/2017
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Further discussion of the Un'Goro metagame in general, and the balance of the standard format. Additional discussion on how narrow hate cards like Hungry Crab impact the game, and how data aggregation and discussion websites impact the metagame. Also, is pirate warrior too strong?

Duration:01:43:38