Patches is significantly weaker now, and so is corridor creeper. This had a MAJOR impact on the metagame. How have classes and decks adapted to this? Who is the current mater of the metagame, and what can we expect going forward? Which fringe decks are poised to dominate the ladder? Tune in and find out!
In the words of the great LSV: what is tempo? This resource is crucial in Hearthstone, but it is not always obvious how to measure it or what it means to have it. We define the concept, and discuss how games proceed differently depending on who has the tempo advantage. Finally, we talk about how non-minion (like razakus) decks can capitalize on a tempo advantage.
Kobolds and Catacombs is here! Which decks have been powerful since launch? What kind of general changes are we seeing in how certain classes are played, and which strategies set the pace of the format? Tune in to find out!
What kind of mysteries should we expect in the catacombs? Anyone's guess is good - some of these cards are even a mystery until you draw them! We discuss some of the recent spoilers, some of the themes in the set, and how you can expect them to impact gameplay.
How did we feel about the Frozen Throne expansion overall? What were our favorite cards, and which mechanics and designs did we think were the best? What did we think could have been done a bit better, or hurt the expansion overall? Join us for these discussions as we bid farewell to Knights of the Frozen Throne!
Blizzcon was kind to us! We saw some previews of the first cards and mechanics for the upcoming expansion, Kobolds and Catacombs, and we go into depth about them. How might the recruit mechanic work? How is Marin, and in which decks should you try to play him? How do the new weapons work, and are they any good?
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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?
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. Intro & Outro track is "Lock" by Psyche Corporation.