Hearthstone Meets Magic

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Some very deliberate, very knowledgeable Hearthstone/Magic fan has merged the two games into a fun library of Magic: The Gathering cards, flavored from Hearthstone. I’d been doing a project like this for a while. Not to this scale or with the amount of patience this individual showed and it puts …read more

Hearthstone Patch 1.0.0.4944 – Known Issues

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Community manager Zeriyah mentioned some of the known issues currently affecting Hearthstone. Expect an upcoming patch addressing these.
For those who have been living under a rock, Blizzard Entertainment officially launched Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. Go download it and play. Tell your friends.

Zeriyah: Hey everyone!
Happy patch day! Below you will find …read more

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Goes Live as a Released Game

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Blizzard Entertainment issued a press release to announce Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has been released. If you haven’t played it, you can download it free at PlayHearthstone.com
As a released game, the Hearthstone-themed Hearthsteed mount is now redeemable in World of Warcraft — learn how to redeem it here.

IRVINE, Calif. –(BUSINESS …read more

Community Resources

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Part of what makes Valve’s Dota 2 so popular is that the development team shares the content creation burden with the community. Armor sets and weapons are designed by players and fans, approved by Valve, then sold on the Steam market. It’s lucrative for both Valve, who takes a cut, …read more

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Hearthstone – The Tavern Is Open Trailer

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Recently, Blizzard Entertainment launched the Hearthstone open beta. Today, a new trailer has been posted in Youtube to welcome players from all around the world to participate in the open beta.

Deceptively Simple. Insanely Fun. It’s the fast-paced strategy card game for everyone.
Open Beta has begun! Play Hearthstone FREE today: www.playhearthstone.com
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Eric Dodds On Hearthstone’s Card Balance Philosophy

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone lead designer Eric Dodds took the opportunity to write a lengthy article to explain the card balance philosophy and also introduced the new card balance designer Mike Donais, who is experienced in card game design with 10 years hands-on on the field.
Eric described each of the core philosophies involved in card balance — possibly in response to feedback after the recent card changes.

The Core Philosophies that are taken in mind when changing a card is putting the card under the lens and looking whether:
A card causes non-interactive games
A card is frustrating to play against
A card is causing confusion …read more

Beta Opt-in Alert: Last Hearthstone Closed Beta Invites Before Open Beta

Written by Medievaldragon on . Posted in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Several fans have been invited to Hearthstone Closed Beta and this seems to be the last wave of invites before Open Beta is announced. Now here is the thing … if you opt-in before January 7th, 2014 to the Hearthstone beta, chances are right now as I type this — oh, wait. I guess you lost all interest on my article and loaded your Battle.net Account Page to see if the Hearthstone logo and download link is available. I would generally say, it is rude for you to stop reading while I am in the middle of typing, but I …read more