Stephen Draper

Stephen Draper
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Stephen has a degree in English from Brock University. He grew up playing video games and card games, always having an affection for strategy. He picked up League of Legends in early Season One and has since achieved Diamond rank multiple times. He also picked up Hearthstone in Beta and has since achieved Legend consistently. When he isn’t reading, writing, or gaming, he’s probably watching other people game.
Introduction This article was inspired by a video Firebat made this week. In the video, which I've included below, he talks about the different ways...
Introduction Misplays are something that everyone encounters. If you are unaware of the term or can’t figure it out from context, a misplay is when...
Introduction If you watch Hearthstone on Twitch, you’ll notice that recently it’s been nothing but Seatstory games. That’s because the newest Seatstory Cup, the sixth...
Introduction With the Mean Streets of Gadgetzan expansion, a new meta appeared, dominated by Jade Golems, Pirates, and Reno decks. The ones that really stood out...
The Families The Mean Streets of Gadgetzan expansion added three crime families, or factions. We’ve discussed them quite a bit here, but I’ll briefly explain....
When Kun the Forgotten King was first announced, everyone was excited about a zero mana 7/7. But that was mostly just hype, and very...
Introduction One of the more interesting cards from Hearthstone's latest expansion is Dirty Rat. Most people put their judgments aside on it, waiting to see...
  If you’ve been playing ladder since the release of Mean Streets of Gadgetzan, then you already know about Patches the Pirate. For the uninformed, Patches...
The Mean Streets of Gadgetzan expansion has been out for two days now, and I’ve been playing nothing but Hearthstone. Over such a short...
What Happened? The Mean Streets of Gadgetzan expansion was officially launched yesterday. Awesome! Right? Right. Players experienced some classic Blizzard server lag, as Hearthstone fans logged on as early...
Well, the Mean Streets of Gadgetzan expansion has now been completely revealed. We can now go through and honestly, truly, declare which cards are...
Featured image by CrazyJN via Deviant Art. Priest Problems It’s no secret that the Priest class has been struggling quite a bit over the last few...