Zechs Files: Druidstone 2 – Hearthstone isn't fun any more

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Warning: rant ahead. Warning: rant ahead. In last week’s column, I wrote about the state of a Hearthstone in the aftermath of Knights of the Frozen Throne. I wrote at length about the dominance of druid in the current standard format – how it happened, and what might be done about it. I realise now that I was mistaken. I…

Zechs Files: RIOT's LCS gamble

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RIOT is planning some pretty huge changes to the LCS format for 2018, but will they pay off? RIOT is planning some pretty huge changes to the LCS format for 2018, but will they pay off? I was worried yesterday that flu was going to make me miss column for the first time since I started back at GosuGamers. I…

Nerfs to Druid and other Basic cards announced

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  Unless you have been living under a very heavy rock you will know that Hearthstone have a druid issue. My colleague Zech has already talked about this issue in spades. Let me start off by saying it should be no surprise that the meta is not in an ideal spot. We are in uncharted territory. The number of cards…

Zechs Files: Druidstone 2 – Hearhstone isn't fun any more

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Warning: rant ahead. Warning: rant ahead. In last week’s column, I wrote about the state of a Hearthstone in the aftermath of Knights of the Frozen Throne. I wrote at length about the dominance of druid in the current standard format – how it happened, and what might be done about it. I realise now that I was mistaken. I…

Zechs Files: Druidstone – Druids of Druidcraft

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I see druids. They’re everywhere. It’s time to talk about the 5/5 elephant in the room. I see druids. They’re everywhere. It’s time to talk about the 5/5 elephant in the room. A little while before Knights of the Frozen Throne was released I got my second golden portrait. My druid had been in the 480’s for a long time,…

Zechs Files: Reviewing the set review

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This week we take a look back over last week’s set review and figure out what we got right and what went wrong. This week we take a look back over last week’s set review and figure out what we got right and what went wrong. Knights of the Frozen Throne may have been out for less than a week,…

Zechs Files: Top 10 cards from Knights of The Frozen Throne

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This week’s Zechs Files investigates the Knights of the Frozen Throne and chooses ten cards (and some honourable mentions) to look out for later this week. This week’s Zechs Files investigates the Knights of the Frozen Throne and chooses ten cards (and some honourable mentions) to look out for later this week. Life, as the cool kids say, comes at…

Blizzard announces first details for HCT Summer

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With Spring behind us, Blizzard is looking forward to the Hearthstone Summer Championships.  After the recent Spring Championship was won by Frederik ‘Hoej’ Nielsen, Hearthstone’s Championship Tour is hotting up for the Summer season. As usual, the top 64 points earners from every region will be invited to the regional qualifiers. Joining them will be the top eight players from…

Into The Wild: Reno Mage

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After a brief break to force in some aggro matches, we’re back to playing games that go beyond turn five. After a brief break to force in some aggro matches, we’re back to playing games that go beyond turn five. July has been a busy but successful month this series. A variety of real life things happened which mean that…

Into The Wild: Egg Druid

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It’s time to bust out the Druid cards and buff up some tokens. If you’re looking for games to end fast, this is the deck for you. It’s time to bust out the Druid cards and buff up some tokens. If you’re looking for games to end fast, this is the deck for you. This week we finally got around…

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