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Hearthstone thread

by noiseredux Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:06 pm

I'm surprised we have no thread for this. Hearthstone has been a pretty big phenomenon. Personally, I have been holding out for the Android port, as it feels like a portable game to me. And last week, it finally came out. It works awesome on the Shield, and I'm going through the tutorials now. I already feel like I've found a current gen replacement for my beloved Card Fighters Clash. Anyone else getting into it?
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Re: Hearthstone thread

by SpaceBooger Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:10 pm

I've been playing. Never played card games like this or magic so I'm still learning. I beat all the easy innkeeper solo stuff so far.
I think I'm digging it, but get crushed by real people.
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Re: Hearthstone thread

by RyaNtheSlayA Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:30 pm

I like it a lot but I'm not very good.

Feel free to send me battle.net friend invites if you want to play.

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Re: Hearthstone thread

by dogman91 Fri Apr 24, 2015 9:58 pm

I got into it hardcore but now I'm only playing once in awhile. I never made legend though.

Whatever you do, don't get caught up in a pack-buying craze... potentially hundreds of dollars down the drain that you don't even realize you're spending. Just be patient and earn gold to buy them.

For anyone JUST getting into the game, look up "Trump Teachings" on Youtube and watch them all.

Btw my Battle.net is dogman91#1759 if anyone's up for playing
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Re: Hearthstone thread

by SpaceBooger Sat Apr 25, 2015 12:32 pm

Oh, my battle.net account name is SpaceBooger#1115 if anyone want to help me get better.
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Re: Hearthstone thread

by noiseredux Sun Apr 26, 2015 4:58 pm

really enjoying this game. Played any chance I got over the busy weekend.

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Re: Hearthstone thread

by noiseredux Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:56 am

I've been working on getting all the basic decks unlocked for each character. I've got 4 done so far. Really really loving this game.

Question: What is the difference between Play and the Arena? So far I've only stuck to Play...

Question: Is there any way that I can see how many hrs I've put into the game? I don't see that anywhere on Battle.Net or anything. Just a curiosity thing - and something that tends to be built into most modern games.
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Re: Hearthstone thread

by dogman91 Wed Apr 29, 2015 11:39 am

The difference is that in Arena you "draft" cards out of a random selection of three cards at a time (from a pool of ALL the cards). You do this until you have a complete deck. You then face opponents who done the same; lose three times and you're out; winning twelve times is the maximum. Based on how well you did, you get rewards that can be gold, packs, golden cards, etc.

It's an entirely different meta than Play mode. Play mode you use your own deck from the cards in your collection, and try to work your way up the ranks. It becomes more like a ladder once you reach past rank 1 into Legend.

Good strategy for arena is to pick cards that are good in ANY situation, as you can't guarantee synergy with other cards (due to the random picks). It's good to analyze your deck along the way as you draft to determine what you need, and place more value on those (ex. if you don't have many low mana cards, pick a subpar low mana card over another excellent high-cost mana card. Or if your deck has a lot of mechs, put more emphasis on mech cards).

The hours you play don't matter. You get quests though that are often about the AMOUNT of games you play, though, and of course with leveling up your classes (which unlocks cards).
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Re: Hearthstone thread

by noiseredux Wed Apr 29, 2015 11:44 am

ah sounds cool. I'm not gonna mess w/ Arena until I unlock all the basic decks in Play mode first.
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Re: Hearthstone thread

by fastbilly1 Wed Apr 29, 2015 12:19 pm

noiseredux wrote:I already feel like I've found a current gen replacement for my beloved Card Fighters Clash.


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