Journey to Un’Goro

Rogue's Quest just got hit with a serious nerf, which is a good indication about future balance patches.

Hearthstone: The Caverns Below Nerf and Wild Packs

You've probably heard that there's a nerf coming to Hearthstone. I know, big news! Our bi-yearly nerf! This time, it's Quest Rogue decks that are on the receiving end of Blizzard's nerf hammer. As far as nerfs go, this seems...
Hearthstone is in a rough place right now, and this time, it's not clear whether the game will be able to bounce back without Blizzard making substantial changes to their development process.

Being Bored in 2017: The Grim Future of Hearthstone

As we near the halfway point of 2017, Hearthstone is facing a grim reality. The game, despite continued support from dedicated players, has finally reached a point where the majority of fans are dissatisfied. Usually once two months have...
The best low budget decks in Hearthstone.

Hearthstone: The Best Low Budget Decks

I saw a post on Reddit earlier this week about low budget Hearthstone decks from Matt Becker--if you haven't seen his decklists yet, you can check them out on Reddit and AppTrigger. Dealing with Hearthstone's steep financial curve on a budget...
The Secret Mage deck has finally surged to the top of the Hearthstone meta.

Hearthstone Deck Guide: Secret Mage

Secret Mage is back. This deck has been floating around for years, but was never quite good enough. During the last expansion, Secret Mage almost cut it, and several players tried their hardest to find the right dek. In...
Blizzard's insistence on catering to casual audiences with Hearthstone has pushed long-time players away from the game, especially as the future of Hearthstone's esports scene remains somewhat uncertain.

Catering to Casuals: Hearthstone’s New Player Problem

Blizzard's attitude towards new Hearthstone players has been a source of frustration for a while. In the past, I’ve complained at length about the new player experience, and I stand by my original arguments. The same problems still exist, and they...
Silence Priest is one of the latest strong decks to emerge from Hearthstone's Journey to Un'Goro expansion.

Hearthstone Deck Guide: Silence Priest

From joke to meta, Silence Priest has climbed the ranks quite handily. This guide is based off of a decklist and notes provided by a Hearthstone player named BDBRINGA, who hit rank one legend with his Silence Priest deck....
Aggressive decks are a serious problem in Hearthstone.

Hearthstone: Why I Hate Aggressive Decks

If you’ve read many of my articles, you'll know that I hate aggressive decks. Not all of them, but most. I do play them, but I hate the way that Hearthstone specifically has designed them. I often play aggressive decks in...
Aggro Druid is one of the many powerful aggressive decks that have risen to the top of Hearthstone's meta since the Journey to Un'Goro expansion released.

Journey to Un’Goro Meta Report #5: Attack of the Aggro Decks

Aggro decks are back. What can we say? It was fun while it lasted. That’s right folks, the period of experimentation following the release of Hearthstone's Journey to Un'Goro expansion is officially over. Four out of of the top...
Midrange Hunter isn't the strongest deck in the Hearthstone meta right now, but it's still strong.

Midrange Hunter Guide

Hunter decks haven't been good in a very long time, but Hearthstone's Journey to Un'Goro expansion has managed to bring Midrange Hunter decks back from the dead. Hunter is certainly not the most popular class, nor the most oppressive...
N'Zoth has been a popular choice in the most recent Heroic Tavern Brawl. Many Hearthstone streamers have experimented with decks that include N'Zoth, to varying degrees of success.

Heroic Tavern Brawl: N’Zoth Reigns Supreme

The third Heroic Tavern Brawl has arrived! Like it has been in the past, the Heroic Tavern Brawl is a Hearthstone event that caters to the best of the best. Streamers love this week, but for us mere mortals,...
Is Hearthstone's stable meta a sign of health, or is lack of innovation hurting the game?

Opinion: Hearthstone’s Failure to Innovate

Hearthstone has always struggled with innovation. Every cycle, without fail, the community will invent a couple oddball decks that are surprisingly successful, but for the most part, the archetypes are established and most players follow decklists. There are about a...
This week in Hearthstone: updates from Kripp about The Button, complaints from Reddit about arena rewards, and Hearthstone hits 70 million players.

Journey to Un’Goro Meta Report #4: A Meta Report

If you couldn't tell from my incredibly witty title, this week’s report will not be about the meta. Not much has changed this week in terms of gameplay. Instead of our regular analysis, we're going to talk about everything else...