How to get the most out of your game review

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Many strategic games like Go, Chess, or Poker put game review at the center of their training programs. The student and the teacher go over the games they have played (or over games played by other strong players) to understand what mistakes were made, why they were mistakes, and how to correct them in the […]

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A beginner’s guide on how to get into HearthStone

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In Fall 2015, I discovered HearthStone and HearthStone’s subreddit. It has been a great source of help and advice at the beginning, and for a few months now I’ve been trying to give back to the community by helping beginners who had questions about how to get better at the game. The four questions that were asked […]

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How do I get better at HearthStone’s Arena?

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In Fall 2015, I discovered HearthStone and HearthStone’s subreddit. It has been a great source of help and advice at the beginning, and for a few months now I’ve been trying to give back to the community by helping beginners who had questions about how to get better at the game. The four questions that were asked […]

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Decision Making in HearthStone, analysing puzzles #5

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Welcome back on this series where I create puzzles to highlight interesting concepts of HearthStone. This will probably be more entertaining for beginners, but I guess it can still be fun for long time players. Puzzle #4, dealing with secret paladin Last time I left you a puzzle as a kind control priest vs a secret paladin. […]

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Decision Making in HearthStone, analysing puzzles #4

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Welcome back on this series where I create puzzles to highlight interesting concepts of HearthStone. This will probably be more entertaining for beginners, but I guess it can still be fun for long time players. Puzzle #3, avoiding mistakes with mill   Last time I left you a puzzle as mill druid. There was the tempting solution […]

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5 basic tips which will help you win more games of HearthStone

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It takes a while to be very good at HearthStone. You have to know the cards, the meta (the most played decks at a time), and you have to actually play well. These 5 basic tips won’t make you a legend in one day, but could help you progress some ranks. Know how to build your […]

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Decision Making in HearthStone, analysing puzzles #3

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Welcome back on this series where I create puzzles to highlight interesting concepts of HearthStone. This will probably be more entertaining for beginners, but I guess it can still be fun for long time players. Link to previous episode. Puzzle #2, clear the Hunter board the most efficiently Puzzle Perfect turn for the hunter who managed to […]

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How to record your HearthStone game [PC, Mac, Android]

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HearthStone doesn’t have any built-in replay capability yet, and so the only way to share your game and get advice used to be to record and upload it to a video website like YouTube. It’s now possible to recreate the game in the browser thanks to the logs provided by HearthStone itself: all the needed […]

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Decision Making in HearthStone, analysing puzzles #2

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Welcome back to this series where I create manually HearthStone puzzles to highlight some of the important concepts of the game. Solutions of last week puzzle #1 Last week, I left you with a puzzle “Find the lethal” as Mage vs Paladin. On your board: [Dalaran Aspirant] with 0 stack of spell damage, [Novice Engineer], [Mana […]

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Decision making in HearthStone, analysing puzzles, #1

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HearthStone is really fun to play. Even more when you manage to pull out a combo. There are classic combos like playing [Force of Nature] with [Savage Roar] with the druid for 14 damages (3*(2+2) +2) a turn for 9 mana. This is simple though and takes no consideration of the board and the different minion abilities. […]

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