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Thoughts on Hearthstone, recorded while commuting.

Thoughts on Hearthstone, recorded while commuting.
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Thoughts on Hearthstone, recorded while commuting.

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Episodes

76: For Those About to Frog...

12/11/2018
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, not Christmas. When RidiculousHat comes on to talk about every deck that’s even slightly relevant in the week 1 Rastakhan meta. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:01:13:52

75: Theorycrafting Troll Decks

12/4/2018
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We have a lot of decks to go through before Rastakhan drops tomorrow. Like, a LOT. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:36:56

74: Eureka?

11/27/2018
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I said I wasn’t going to review new cards on this podcast. But I didn’t say anything about old cards. So let’s take a look at some cards you may already have that could get better when Rastakhan’s Rumble releases. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:40:34

73: The Gift of Arguing on the Internet

11/14/2018
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How to card review. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:42:57

72: Ready to Rumble

11/6/2018
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Some thoughts on Rastakhan’s Rumble, encountering lore as a non WoW player, and expectations going into a new set. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:37:58

71: Boomsday in the Rearview Mirror

11/2/2018
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A look back at the card predictions that bombed (and some that hit the mark!) from Boomsday.

Duration:00:41:46

70: Throwback Thursday

10/26/2018
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Mulling over how to get better at mulligans. For links mentioned in this episode visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:37:15

69: The Day the Laughter Died

10/15/2018
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RIP Giggling Inventor. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:33:59

68: Riding the Polar Express

10/10/2018
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Good news: That feeling that a lot of matches are one sided isn’t just in your head! Bad news: That feeling that a lot of matches are one sided isn’t just in your head.

Duration:00:39:54

67: Righting the Ship

10/5/2018
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In which I use a difficult month on ladder to get to the bottom of why I tilt, and improve my mental game for the next meta. Plus, your questions! For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:33:52

66: Unexpected Results

9/23/2018
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Thinking more about the recent developer announcements, and taking stock of what the general malaise in the community and what it might mean. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:34:25

65: Works In Progress

9/18/2018
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Takes of varying degrees of heat on the In The Works update that the dev team just delivered. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:39:35

64: No Giggling Matter

9/14/2018
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Chances are, you’re struggling in the Boomsday meta. I am too. Let’s take some time to figure out why this meta feels so hard, and if there’s any way to reframe our mindsets to help take the sting out of climbing the ladder. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:37:37

63: Safe Crafts Are Our #1 Priority

9/6/2018
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It’s about that time of the expansion where the meta’s settled and dust is burning a hole in everyone’s pocket. So I ran the numbers, did some science, and I have a list of the cards you should target first on your shopping spree in the collection manager. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:49:19

62: Tracking to Your Goals

8/31/2018
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It's back to the car for a discussion of why Tracking is a good card and how to adjust your mindset to get past its downside, how to use Azalina in Odd Warrior, and strategies for crafting and dusting legendaries now that the meta has settled. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com

Duration:00:32:02

61: #BadassWomenOfHearthstone

8/20/2018
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The podcast goes off road for another week to talk to @epicEphyra about the #BadassWomenOfHearthstone movement, the challenges that women in Hearthstone and other esports face both in competition and streaming, and how we can all help make things better, one step at a time. The GoFundMe can be found at: https://www.gofundme.com/badasswomenofhearthstone-tournament For other links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com

Duration:00:27:36

60: Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

8/14/2018
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It's a week into Boomsday, so as is tradition, Coin Concede's RidiculousHat joins me to discuss every experiment that's resulted in a deck you can play on ladder. (And a few that blew up in our faces.) For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:01:31:34

59: Zerek’s Theorycrafting Gallery

8/7/2018
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'Twas the day before Boomsday So over some ramen I cooked up some new decks Like Mechs and... Odd Shaman?! For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:33:11

58: Floop, There It Is

8/2/2018
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It's T-minus a week to Boomsday, so it seems like a good time to answer some listener questions, while I still can! Let's discuss what to craft (and when), how to manage an influx of new decks as a free to player, balancing life and Hearthstone, and, uh, X-Men, because why not? For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:36:23

57: The Bane of My Existence

7/26/2018
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How I finally learned to co-exist with Kingsbane, and how you can learn from my struggle to overcome the decks that tilt you on ladder. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:35:51