Golden Wisp Episode 57: Who am I? None of your nerf business!

Episode 57 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Return of Mechazod Tavern Brawl
  2. Animated Armor was once a neutral card
  3. Cards that add cards to your deck actually shuffle it
  4. Another banwave against bots
  5. Kolento teaching video
  6. IGN interview with Iksar and Ben Brode
  7. EK0P's rant
  8. ESPN eSports
  9. F2K loses Hawkeye
  10. Powder joins SK
  11. Locations announced for EU/NA Tavern Series
  12. Gold Series 2015
  13. OGN Master KR Season 4
  14. The Meta
  15. Haters gonna Hate: Mysterious Challenger
  16. iTunes Reviews and Coaching Sessions

Here are the links we discussed for this week's episode:

Locations for EU/NA Tavern Series: http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/blog/19991079

Kolento's Druid Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94CYWTLXxZM

IGN interview with Iksar and Ben Brode: http://m.ign.com/articles/2016/01/17/hearthstone-creating-the-discover-mechanic?utm_source=IGN%20hub%20page&utm_medium=IGN%20(front%20page)&utm_content=3&utm_campaign=Blogroll



Golden Wisp Episode 56: Yes, Anyfin Can Happen!

Episode 56 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Battle of the Builds Tavern Brawl
  2. Hotfix for LoE Arena
  3. Secret Paladin Bots
  4. Ben Brode Designer Insights: Content Updates
  5. Frodan's end of year blog post
  6. Hearthstone Team Story
  7. Gold Series 2015
  8. OGN Masters KR Season 4
  9. The Meta
  10. Decklist of the Week: Neviilz' Murloc Paladin

Here are the links we discussed for this week's episode:

Decklist of the Week, Neviilz Murloc Paladin: http://www.hearthpwn.com/decks/396767-top3-otk-murloc-by-neviilz

Game of the Week: https://youtu.be/dTgYjFgWKMA?t=27m46s

Ben Brode Designer insights Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpS6odMAAJ4

Frodan year in review post: http://frodan.com/2016/01/11/front-row-seats-frodans-2015-super-long-seriously-it-is-megablog/

TempoStorm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-43-welcome-back



Golden Wisp Episode 55: eSports Hype with vS_BeastMode

Episode 55 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Activision/Blizzard acquires MLG
  2. Scarab summoned by Obsidian Destroyer will now be a beast
  3. Fake tournaments created for HWC points
  4. "Pity" timer for pack opening
  5. GosuGamers Award Winners
  6. Interview with vS_BeastMode
  7. Chinese Team Story League
  8. OGN Masters Korea Season 4
  9. The Meta
  10. Trump's Renolock

Here are the links we discussed for this week's episode:

vS_BeastMode Links

Twitter: @vSBeastMode, @ViciousHS  Twitch: twitch.tv/vicioussyndicategaming   Website: ViciousSyndicate.com

Sign up for Tuesday Night Hype: https://strivewire.com/tournament/3273/detail

Decklist of the Week, Trump's Renolock: http://www.hearthpwn.com/decks/406996-legend-trumps-renolock-1-7


Golden Wisp Episode 54: Leggo My Eggo!

Episode 54 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Gift Exchange Tavern Brawl
  2. Faramir joins Vexed Gaming
  3. Hearthlytics parts ways with Kitkatz
  4. Full Tilt Poker now sponsoring G2
  5. Designer Insights with Ben Brode: Consistency
  6. GOSUGAMERS 2015 AWARDS
  7. WCA 2015
  8. Starladder i-League StarSeries
  9. Tournament Meta
  10. The Meta
  11. Decklist of the Week: J4CKIECHAN's Egg Druid
  12. iTunes Reviews/Coaching Sessions

Here are the links we discussed for this week's episode:

Decklist of the Week, J4CKIECHAN's Egg Druid: http://www.hearthpwn.com/decks/383714-1st-day-legend-egg-druid-v10

Designer Insights with Ben Brode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfkJnKBuLSU

TempoStorm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-42-uther-home-for-the-holidays

Golden Wisp Episode 53: Designing LoE with Blizzard's Dean Ayala (Iksar)

Episode 53 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Encounter at Crossroads Tavern Brawl returns
  2. Happy Feast of Winterveil!
  3. Gift Exchange Tavern Brawl coming
  4. Powder and Stacey of Gotham leave ManaLight
  5. ManaLight picks up Ness and BoarControl
  6. Hoej post on RNG
  7. Noxious on Reno Jackson
  8. Sottle on the need for Aggro decks
  9. Open Call for 2016 Hearthstone Championship Tour Casters!
  10. GosuGamers awards poll opens
  11. Looking back on Wing 4 of LoE
  12. INTERVIEW WITH IKSAR
  13. Insomnia56 Trusilver Championship
  14. WePlay TV League
  15. StarLadder i-League StarSeries
  16. Tournament Meta
  17. The Meta
  18. iTunes Reviews/Coaching Sessions

Here are the links we discussed for this week's episode:

Game of the Week is Amaz on Warlock vs. Trump on Paladin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsmVJMElTa8

Hoej post on RNG: https://www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone/comments/3wsmwk/hoejs_thoughts_on_consistency_and_rng/?ref=search_posts

Noxious on Reno Jackson: http://noxious.gg/renojackson/

Sottle on the need for aggro decks: http://www.pcgamer.com/in-defence-of-aggro-in-hearthstone/

TempoStorm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-41-the-end-of-loe-or-the-beginning-of-the-loe-meta

Golden Wisp Episode 52: That's So Admirable

Episode 52 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Decks Assemble Tavern Brawl
  2. New Patch Notes, including holiday cardbacks
  3. Designer Insights Video with Ben Brode (Basic Cards)
  4. What we got right/wrong about Wing 3
  5. INTERVIEW and CARD REVIEW w/ ThatsAdmirable
  6. Celestial Championship
  7. WePlay TV League
  8. Starladder i-League StarSeries
  9. The Meta
  10. iTunes Reviews and Coaching Sessions

Here are the links we discussed for this week's episode:

ThatsAdmirable Links: 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThatsAdmirable    Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/thatsadmirable

Patch Notes: http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/blog/19975319/hearthstone-patch-notes-41010956-12-4-2015

TempoStorm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-40-is-this-real-life-or-is-this-fantasy

Liquidhearth Power Rankings: http://www.liquidhearth.com/forum/hearthstone/499776-power-ranks-121-paladin-hangs-on



Golden Wisp Episode 51: The Ruined City of Murlocs

Episode 51 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Battle of Tol Barad Tavern Brawl
  2. Unearthed Raptor currently bugged
  3. Hearthstone Championship Tour details
  4. Wing 3 - The Ruined City Card Preview
  5. Dreamhack Winter
  6. WePlay Tv League
  7. Celestial Championship
  8. Tournament Meta
  9. The Meta
  10. iTunes Reviews/Coaching Sessions

Here are the links we discussed for this week's episode:

Hearthstone Championship Tour Details: http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/blog/19968666/join-us-for-the-2016-hearthstone%C2%AE-championship-tour-11-25-2015

Game of the Week is Purple on Patron Warrior vs. Greensheep on Secret Pally: https://youtu.be/ny0QF9yUmG0?t=2m58s

TempoStorm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-39-sometimes-shaman-is-good




Golden Wisp Episode 50: Troggs Rule!

Episode 50 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Hot fixes and fatigue changes
  2. Captain Blackheart's Treasure Tavern Brawl
  3. League of Explorers Week 2 - Uldaman Wing
  4. No Wing this week
  5. Frodan on Seatstory IV Performance
  6. Chandyland joins Hearthlytics
  7. Overview of Wing 2 cards 
  8. Time2Win Invitational
  9. Gamegune 2015
  10. Tournament Meta
  11. The Meta
  12. Decklist of the Week: Reynad's Aggro Shaman
  13. iTunes Reviews

Here are the links we discussed for this week's episode:

Game of the Week is Jac0b0 on Aggro Druid vs. Firebat on Aggro Druid (Russian): https://youtu.be/wQMzqSq90X8?t=47m38s

TempoStorm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-38-there-can-be-only-one

Liquidhearth Power Rankings: http://www.liquidhearth.com/forum/hearthstone/498711-power-ranks-league-of-explorers-week-1


Golden Wisp Episode 49: Hats on Hats on Hats with Strelzik!

Episode 49 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Rag vs. Nefarian returns
  2. Wing One, Temple of Orsis review
  3. Class cards 4x more likely to come up during Discover
  4. Old cardbacks may be purchasable in the future
  5. Gnimsh leaves Cloud9
  6. ManaLight signs Raven, releases Frezzar and Ersee
  7. Stancifka and Ignite no longer on Luminosity, Luminosity signs Darkwonyx
  8. Elky joins Liquid
  9. Extra Credits episode on RNG
  10. Reddit interview with Mike Donais
  11. ADWCTA and Merps leave HearthArena
  12. Interview and Card Review with Strelzik
  13. SeatStory Cup IV
  14. Tournament Meta
  15. The Meta
  16. iTunes Reviews

Here are the links we discussed for this week's episode:

Strelzik Links: https://twitter.com/strelzik, http://www.twitch.tv/strelzik

Game of the Week is SuperJJ on Mage vs. Gaara on Paladin: https://youtu.be/DiYOAm-lues?t=28m51s

Mike Donais interview: https://www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone/comments/3sh8do/blizzcon_interview_with_mike_donais_senior/#blizz

Extra Credits episode on RNG: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0V5eq4IQ6Go

TempoStorm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-37-goodbye-blizzcon-hello-league-of-explorers



Golden Wisp Episode 48: A Champion is Crowned, an Adventure Begins

Episode 48 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Mechazod Brawl
  2. The League of Explorers Announced!
  3. Previewing Wing 1 - Temple of Orsis
  4. BLIZZCON FINALS
  5. Tournament Meta
  6. League of Explorers Meta Predictions
  7. iTunes Reviews/Coaching Sessions

Here are the links we discussed for this week's episode:

Game of the Week is Ostkaka on Rogue vs. Thijs on Mage: https://youtu.be/sDNFGRqV6rQ?t=30m16s

League of Explorers Cards and Wings: http://www.hearthpwn.com/guides/1079-the-league-of-explorers-a-hearthstone-adventure