Golden Wisp Episode 61: Chaos Control!

Episode 61 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Decks Assemble Returns
  2. G2/Full Tilt Invitational Announced
  3. Stancifka Analysis Video
  4. Kibler AMA on Reddit
  5. Fr0zen and APXVoid signed by Hearthlytics
  6. Some EU players disqualified for name not matching battlenet id
  7. EU Winter Prelims!
  8. Hearthstone Champions League Season 2
  9. Tournament Meta
  10. The Meta
  11. Decklist of the Week: Kharan's Chaos Control Hunter
  12. iTunes Reviews/Coaching Sessions

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

Decklist of the Week, Kharan's Chaos Control Hunter: http://www.hearthpwn.com/decks/428367-legend-top100-kharan-chaos-control-hunter-v2-reno

Stancifka Analysis Video: http://www.twitch.tv/stanislavcifka/v/42866564

Kibler AMA on Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone/comments/462zb3/i_am_brian_kibler_ama/

Tournaments/Opens schedule: http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/esports/schedule/

Golden Wisp Episode 60: Just (Silent) Druid Things

Episode 60 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Blingtron's Beauteous Tavern Brawl
  2. Update to the format changes
  3. Ben Brode interview with Shacknews
  4. ManaLight releases Hearthstone roster
  5. PGL Spring Tavern Tales announced
  6. Daniel Negreanu Interview on ESPN
  7. Red Bull Team Brawl
  8. Assembly Winter 2016
  9. Hearthstone Champions League Season 2
  10. Tournament Meta
  11. The Meta
  12. Decklist of the Week: Crusher Silent Druid
  13. iTunes Reviews and Coaching Sessions

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

Decklist of the Week, Crusher Silent Druid: http://www.hearthpwn.com/decks/420563-crusher-silent-druid-legendary

Ben Brode Interview on Shacknews: http://www.shacknews.com/article/93108/hearthstones-ben-brode-on-new-heroes-druid-nerfs-and-why-standard-is-solution-for-now

Daniel Negreanu Interview on ESPN: http://espn.go.com/esports/story/_/id/14716750/a-conversation-poker-star-daniel-negreanu-hearthstone-esports

Golden Wisp Episode 59: The New Standard

Episode 59 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. New formats, Deckslots, and plenty more!
  2. Miniature Warfare Tavern Brawl
  3. IGN interview with Brode and Iksar
  4. Firebat leaves Archon
  5. Top Arena Streamers Document
  6. The Curse Trials announced
  7. Red Bull Team Brawl announced
  8. Geico Open at PAX South
  9. The Meta + Predictions for Standard Format
  10. iTunes Reviews and Coaching Sessions

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

Blizzard Format announcement and FAQ: http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/blog/19995505

Ben Brode Designer Insights Video - New Ways to Play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KNQsYBrNtY

PC Gamer Interview with Ben Brode: http://www.pcgamer.com/ben-brode-on-why-standard-hearthstone-has-to-ditch-the-old-card-expansions/

IGN Interview with Brode and Iksar: http://m.ign.com/articles/2016/01/29/hearthstone-designing-reno-jackson-and-the-golden-monkey

TempoStorm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/druids-druids-everywhere

Golden Wisp Episode 58: Stats and Strats w/ Liquid's Monk

Episode 58 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. #MurlocsVsPiratesVsDragonsVsMechVsBeastsVsDemons???
  2. Summoning Stone was once a mage card
  3. Archon signs Rampage Jackson as a streamer
  4. Surrender joins Na'Vi
  5. Hoej interview on Na'Vi site
  6. ESPN article on the rise of Hearthstone
  7. MONK INTERVIEW
  8. Gold Series 2015
  9. OGN Master KR Season 4
  10. Dreamhack Leipzig
  11. Starladder Finals
  12. Tournament Meta
  13. The Meta
  14. Tips on finishing the season
  15. iTunes Reviews and Coaching Sessions

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

Monk Links:

Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/liquidmonk          Twitter - @Liquid_Monk

Game of the Week: Lanshengzhe on Warlock vs. Stancifka on Warlock https://youtu.be/gEmjaMEqEq8?t=43m54s

BONUS Game of the Week: Lanshengzhe on Warlock vs. Cipher on Warlock https://youtu.be/AVVUu1K4dtw?t=23m51s

ESPN article: http://espn.go.com/esports/story/_/id/14619726/hearthstone-rise-not-growing-pains

Hoej Interview: http://read.navi-gaming.com/en/team_news/interview_with_hoej_rng_skill

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!

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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