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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

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

56: The Witchwood in the Rearview Mirror

7/24/2018
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Tired: Reviewing new cards. Wired: Reviewing reviews of cards that aren’t new anymore but used to be new when we reviewed them. Or something like that. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:28:50

55: Boom Goes the Dynamite

7/11/2018
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What’s more explosive, Dr. Boom’s lab, or my streak to Legend with Even Warlock? Why not both?

Duration:00:42:16

54: Out of Order

7/8/2018
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Some updates on the legend ladder snafu, and then some quick thoughts on sequencing to keep in mind as you climb the ladder this month. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:28:53

53: Matchmaker, Matchmaker

6/27/2018
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Go home, ladder. You’re drunk. For links mentioned on this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:32:54

52: Drowning My Sorrows in Murlocs

6/20/2018
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It’s Off Curve’s first birthday! And there’s no better way to celebrate than by welcoming RidiculousHat from Coin Concede and Andrew Brown from The Happy Hearthstone to update our discussion on what it takes to get to legend (and why we want to), taking lessons lessons from poker, baseball, premarital counseling, and ice cream. For links mentioned in this episode, go to http://offcurve.com!

Duration:01:36:56

51: An Eel Good Deck

6/14/2018
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A month ago I thought Even Shaman was going to be a deck to watch after the Call to Arms nerf. It took a few weeks but I took it to legend, so it’s time for some legend story time as well as how to play the deck, plus how to find the best deck for you. (It might not be from a pro’s Twitter account!) For links from this episode visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:47:43

50: Mailbag of Wonders

6/7/2018
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It’s a new season, so what better time to answer some of your questions? So let’s talk about good control decks to start with, consistency in similar card effects, when to switch decks, and how the meta shifts based on the time of day. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:32:04

49: Kathrena Caught the Car

6/1/2018
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It’s time for more Legend Storytime, now with extra dinosaurs! Plus we’ll discuss how to find the right deck for you to start your climb off next season. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:29:57

48: This Time For Sure!

5/27/2018
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Let’s talk about adapting to a new meta, and how you can use math to tilt the odds forever in your favor. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:30:51

47: All The Small Things

5/17/2018
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Well, the nerfs are here, but will small changes to a few cards really add up to big changes? Let’s figure it out! For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:48:55

46: Call Waiting

5/8/2018
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Balance changes are coming! What could get nerfed, why now, and why you should care about Naga Sea Witch getting changed even though it only lives in Wild.

Duration:00:38:12

45: Haters Gonna Hadronox

5/4/2018
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Legend story time, featuring everyone’s favorite spider. (No, not Peter Parker. The other one.) For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com !

Duration:00:34:38

44: Competitive Rock, Paper, Scissors

4/26/2018
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We're two weeks into a new meta, which means you have a lot of questions, and I have, well, I have some answers. And maybe more questions. For links mentioned in this episode, please visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:00:37:56

43: Even Decks? How Odd!

4/18/2018
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It’s the first week of a new expansion, so it must be time for RidiculousHat to swing by and recap all of the decks you do and don’t want to play before the meta settles! For links mentioned in this episode, please visit http://offcurve.com!

Duration:01:16:10

42: Countess Ashmore’s Theorycrafting Emporium

4/11/2018
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The Year of the Raven is just one day away! But what are you going to play now that all those cards are rotating out, you ask? Never fear, I’ve been in the lab cooking up nine new decks for you to play! Links mentioned in this episode can be found at http://offcurve.com

Duration:00:36:34

41: What to Expect When You’re Expecting (A Set Rotation)

4/4/2018
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It’s an unusually long drive home this week, so I’m joined by Coin Concede’s RidiculousHat to talk about the challenges of reveal season ahead of a set rotation, and how to get through it with your sanity and the love of the game intact. Links: - [Breakfast Paladin](https://twitter.com/sipiwi94/status/974955419130003456) - [Blizzard Sheds A Small Light On Issues With Legend Ladder](https://www.icy-veins.com/forums/topic/36673-blizzard-sheds-a-small-light-on-issues-with-legend-ladder/) -...

Duration:00:47:18