I’m Dreaming of a Hacked Denver (Dreamhack Denver Recap, Pt. 2) - Episode 103

November 14, 2017

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News Chat

  • Kobolds & Catacombs set comes out in December.

    • More reveals on November 20
    • Gather Your Party - Warrior rare spell: 6 cost, Recruit a minion
    • Dragon Soul - Legendary Priest weapon: 0 attack, 3 durability: After you cast 3 spells in a turn, summon a 5/5 Dragon
    • Marin the Fox has been added to everyone's collection
    • Everyone with a Virtual Ticket gets a golden copy as well.
    • 14 new cards have been revealed out of the 135.
    • New keyword: Recruit. Pull a minion out of your deck and into the battlefield.
    • All nine classes will be getting a Legendary weapons. All players get one free at launch.
    • The set is available to preorder at 50 packs for $49.99 in the US and comes with the For the Hoard cardback.7
  • New single-player mode call The Dungeon Run where you'll defeat bosses, collect loot, and earn rewards.
    • Each boss you defeat, you'll earn new cards for that deck’s run. Lose and you'll have to throw your deck away and start over.
    • Brode says it's the most replayable single-player content they've ever released. 48 unique bosses
    • It’s completely free! You don’t even need any cards to play it!


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Main Topic

Dreamhack Denver Survival Guide:

  • MOST IMPORTANTLY: If you ever plan on going to an event like this, especially a Dreamhack, remember to go back and listen to this episode the month before or the week of. I made this mistake with the Hero Power guys breaking down Dreamhack Atlanta.
  • Prioritize, prioritize, prioritize. You will not be able to do everything. There’s just no way. So think through, “What are the things I would be really sad to miss out on?”
    • Hearthstone tournament took all of Friday night and Saturday until early afternoon. Side event then took the rest of that night and Sunday morning. Pick your battles
    • Lots of fun to watch the matches live with all the fans and a lot of pros there.
  • Hearthstone Area Tips
  • Check if there’s wifi. Surprisingly, there wasn’t.
  • Watch out for swag and giveaways! They’re sneaky sometimes. Monster is amazing
  • Board games, card games, arcade, VR… Even a BYOC for people who didn’t BYOC
  • Bring snacks… Or full meals.


Is Coaching and playing with other players useful? Does it speed up development?




None this week.


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