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Hearthstone fans, it's worth noting that the game's beta is on its last leg. WoW Insider reports on Blizzard's announcement post, which, while it doesn't provide a definitive end point, does say that you've got a limited amount of time to claim your Golden Gelbin Mekkatorque beta reward card. On...

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A post on the Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Facebook page has unveiled several alternate artwork options for the backs of your cards. They are colorful and fun, and will be visible to both you and your opponent while you play a match. You can earn the card backs by attaining certain ranks in rank...

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If you're in the US you may very well be currently enjoying the Hearthstone open beta. If you're not, though, you've got to find some way to kill the time until open beta to hit your shores, and what better way to do it than with these Lord of the Rings-themed Hearthstone cards? Imgur user splatypu...

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A new Hearthstone patch is being applied today. Arena players will be happy to learn that their issues with actually getting into it will be fixed. Other big changes? Nerfs to the mana cost of mage spells Blizzard, Cone of Cold, and Frost Nova. You disenchant Blizzard and Cone of Cold for their ori...

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Blizzard Community Manager Keganbe has put together a comprehensive set of notes for patch 1.0.0.4217 to the Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft beta. As ever, you can hit the break for the full post, but we'll pull out some highlights here: You are now able to abandon one quest per day. When you a...

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If you've been keeping up with the official Hearthstone blog, you may be familiar with their puzzle series. They present a few game set-ups and then give you an objective to complete that turn -- usually it's to win the game! Many of the set-ups seem impossible or near-impossible, but that's what m...

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The latest activity on the PlayHearthstone Twitter account has all been about beta invites going out in North America and Europe. Anecdotally, I can tell you that this has led to more of my friends' list being active in Hearthstone, but I want to know about you, readers: have you gotten into the He...

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The big patch to the closed Hearthstone beta will be happening today. After you can log in at 6pm PDT (9pm EDT) you'll find that all of your cards have reset and everything is as if you've just logged onto the game for the first time. Except any money that you spent has been converted to in-game g...

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We all know that the Hearthstone beta wipe is just around the proverbial corner, but as of this forum post by Zeriyah, we now know a little bit more about why. In addition to the expected reasons such as rebalancing cards and heroes, it turns out that Hearthstone is also being migrated to more robu...

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In an update posted today on the Hearthstone website, Zeriyah has let it be known that soon all Hearthstone players' accounts will be cleared an reset. This goes for all Hearthstone players, in both the Americas and Europe. Before you ask, the wipe does mean a complete wipe. All the cards you have ...

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If you've been playing a lot of competitive Hearthstone, you might have a few opinions about some of the decks. One of those decks might be the rogue deck, and you wouldn't be wrong for thinking it's at least a tad overpowered. The Hearthstone podcast Turn2 recently interviewed Hearthstone develope...

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Blizzard announced today that the closed beta test of Hearthstone for the European Union folks has begun. The US beta has already been going on for a while, and for the most part, reviews have been positive. Blizzard also recently ended their US-based Facebook sweepstakes where people had the c...

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Panser of TradeChat is back with another WoW Insider Weekly news recap, highlighting the biggest moments from last week's news in one place. Big news? How about that Warcraft movie and all the details released over the past week? Today's topics include: EU Hearthstone beta coming Soon™ W...

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Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Alex Ziebart will be your host today. Everyone who ever watched Power Rangers as a kid knows that the show cannibalized the Japanese series Super Sentai for its R...

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Fair warning to all: I am not an experienced card game player. I did pick up Magic: the Gathering from time to time in grade school and college, but the sheer amount of cards plus the expense of purchasing booster packs and such always put me off in the end. This is one of the things that's been a ...

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It's no secret that your friendly neighborhood WoW Insider writers have been playing Hearthstone lately -- and, for the most part, enjoying it. Like all of our favorite games, it's the sort of game you can enjoy playing so much that you lose track of time... sometimes dangerously. (And the addictiv...

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If you're still looking for a Hearthstone beta key, you may find your luck lies with the official Hearthstone Facebook page beta key sweepstakes. Follow Hearthstone on Facebook, fill out the form, and enter for your chance to win. There will be two drawings of 500 winners each, one on August 27th a...

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It's time again for Panser of TradeChat's official WoW Insider weekly news recap. There's lots of news this week, from Hearthstone to patch 5.4 to the end of the current PvP season, to an upcoming interview with Dave Kosak. Prime points of interest for this show are: Launch of the Hearthstone c...

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Just what the title says, everyone! Blizzard has officially announced the beginning of their closed beta testing for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft in the Americas. Apologies to the rest of the world, but there doesn't seem to be a concrete date yet for the closed beta's beginning in any other reg...

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Blizzard Community Manager Zeriyah has been doing some serious blogging lately, writing up the huge reveal of the Forge system, which allows players to create pre-made decks and battle others for keys and glory, and now she's returned to fill us all in on the big, burning question that's got us sh...

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