Golden Wisp Episode 47: Off to BlizzCon!

Episode 47 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Webspinner Brawl repeated
  2. Unite against Mechozod Brawl!
  3. Challengestone coming to Blizzcon!
  4. Tides and Hafu likely out at Cloud 9
  5. Forbes article on how Archon pulled off ATLC
  6. State of the Game
  7. PGL Winter Tavern Tales at Dreamhack Cluj
  8. BLIZZCON ROUND OF 16
  9. Tournament Meta
  10. The meta

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

Game of the Week 1 is Purple on Rogue vs. Neirea on Secret Pally: https://youtu.be/3JbXVoQzpxc?t=1h12s

Game of the Week 2 is Hotform on Rogue vs. Neilyo on Warrior: https://youtu.be/nQm0gOykTbg?t=1h7m21s

TempoStorm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-36-blizzcon-hype

Liquidhearth power rankings: http://www.liquidhearth.com/forum/hearthstone/497747-power-ranks-blizzcon-finalists-special-edition

Forbes article on Archon: http://www.forbes.com/sites/richardprocter/2015/10/31/atlc-hearthstone-archon-amaz-twitch-blizzard/



Golden Wisp Episode 46: Shifting through Blizzcon

Episode 46 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Who's the Boss Now Tavern Brawl
  2. Activision Blizzard launches new division dedicated to eSports
  3. Japan players get free packs!
  4. Frodan article on positive energy and casting
  5. Brian Kibler on Silence in Hearthstone
  6. Challengestone 4
  7. HS Arena
  8. Tournament Meta
  9. BLIZZCON predictions
  10. The Meta
  11. Decklist of the week: New Grim Patron Warrior
  12. iTunes Reviews and thanks

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

Frodan article on casting: http://frodan.com/2015/10/23/casting-call-1-the-power-of-positive-energy/

Brian Kibler on Silence: http://www.pcgamer.com/brian-kibler-on-why-silence-is-not-golden-in-hearthstone/

Blizzcon groups and classes: http://www.gosugamers.net/hearthstone/features/4526-here-s-what-classes-the-blizzcon-finalists-are-playing-a-graphical-analysis-the-championship

Decklist of the week: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CR7WwaHWsAAc2ee.png

Tempo Storm meta snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-35-5000-patrons-in-the-wind

Liquidhearth Power Rankings: http://www.liquidhearth.com/forum/hearthstone/497126-power-ranks-102-the-throne-is-empty



Golden Wisp Episode 45: Nias, The People's Champ

Episode 45 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Alec casting community gaming league tournament in NYC this weekend
  2. Overwatch Beta coming October 27th 
  3. Randomonium Tavern Brawl
  4. Patron nerf is live!
  5. Reactions to Patron nerf
  6. ADWCTA video
  7. Ben Brode Designer Insights Video
  8. Nias Interview
  9. Play It Cool 24 Hour Stream
  10. Starladder Series Finals
  11. Tournament Meta
  12. The Meta
  13. iTunes Reviews

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

Nias links - Twitter: @nias1HS, Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/nias1

Community Gaming League Tournament in NYC: https://www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone/comments/3oq8mr/hi_nyc_redditors_were_trying_to_bring_the/

PC Gamer Article with pro reactions to patron nerf: http://www.pcgamer.com/warsong-commander-nerf-goes-live-hearthstone-pros-react/

Ben Brode on Patron: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PprkXykU5xM&feature=youtu.be

ADWCTA on the nerf: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ja1GjBLWyi4&feature=youtu.be

Game of the Week: Stancifka on Control Warrior vs. Thijs on Secret Paladin: https://youtu.be/GFrQsHazN3M?t=41m44s


Golden Wisp Episode 44: So long, Warsong

Episode 44 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. NERF TO WARSONG COMMANDER NEXT WEEK
  2. Clockwork Card Dealer Brawl
  3. New Adventure announcement soon?
  4. Amnesiac joins Archon
  5. Lifecoach interview with Redbull
  6. Forsen interview with PC Gamer
  7. HearthArena Companion launches
  8. SeatStory 4 coming
  9. NA Regionals
  10. Tournament Meta
  11. The Meta, post-patron predictions
  12. iTunes Reviews

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

Warsong nerf announcement: http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/forum/topic/19288409377

SeatStory 4 trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHQhp9ZpkdI

Lifecoach interview with RedBull: http://www.redbull.com/en/esports/stories/1331752113295/lifecoach%E2%80%99s-blizzcon-plans-and-helping-hearthstone

PC Gamer interview with Forsen: http://www.pcgamer.com/forsen-i-havent-been-happy-playing-hearthstone-in-a-long-time/

Game of the Week, JAB on Mage vs. Trump on Druid: https://youtu.be/89C76biaYQQ?t=1h58s



Golden Wisp Episode 43: Beware! Aggro Druids ahead!

Episode 43 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Annoy-o-tron vs. Boombot Tavern Brawl
  2. Hearthstone Japanese release
  3. Nihilum's Hearthstone team moves to G2
  4. Dog joins Team Liquid
  5. Maverick retires from professional Hearthstone
  6. Impact joins ManaLight
  7. ESports teams making demands
  8. Play It Cool Race to Legend returning October 16th
  9. PC Gamer interview with Brian Kibler
  10. EU Championships
  11. Asia-Pacific Championships
  12. eSports Arena $25K invitational
  13. Tournament meta
  14. The Meta
  15. Decklist of the Week: Cursed's Aggro Druid

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

Decklist of the Week: http://prntscr.com/8nnuwi

PC Gamer interview with Brian Kibler: http://www.pcgamer.com/brian­kibler­interview­hearthstone/

Tempo Storm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-32-the-accomplishments-and-heroes-of-ladder




Golden Wisp Episode 42: Finding Home with Powder

Episode 42 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Underdog Rules Tavern Brawl
  2. New Patch notes
  3. Bloodyface on lessons learnt from NA Regionals
  4. Team ManaLight Powder Interview
  5. Starladder Series continues
  6. Abios Gaming Grand Tournament
  7. Firebat Swiss Open
  8. Tournament Meta
  9. EU Regionals Preview
  10. The Meta
  11. Decklist of the week: Fatigue Warrior

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

Where you can find Powder: 

Twitter: @ML_Powder   Twitch: twitch.tv/manalightgg  Team ManaLight twitter: @ManaLightGG

Decklist of the Week: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CQCDAJfUsAAVekA.png:large

Game of the week is Crimzig on Druid vs. EmailSupport on Warrior: http://www.twitch.tv/hero_firebat/v/17908455?t=374m4s 

Patch Notes: http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/blog/19899927

Tempo Storm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-31-another-season-is-ending

Liquidhearth Power Rankings: http://www.liquidhearth.com/forum/hearthstone/495696-power-rank-september-93-patron-druid-handlock

Bloodyface on lessons learnt from NA Regionals: http://www.liquidhearth.com/forum/hearthstone/495591-my-lessons-from-the-regional-qualifiers


Golden Wisp Episode 41: Storming your castle with my Dreadsteed

Episode 41 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Portals for Tavern Brawl again
  2. Blizzcon cardback
  3. Na'vi adds Hearthstone team
  4. Dreamhack Winter announced
  5. Updated Arena Class Tier List from ADWCTA
  6. Ben Brode interview with PCGamer
  7. Hearthstone casting discussion
  8. StarLadder Series continues
  9. NA/EU Regional Qualifiers
  10. The Meta
  11. Decklist of the week: Dreadlock

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

Decklist of the Week: http://www.hearthpwn.com/decks/329409-dreadlock-control-with-guide

Game of the week is Strelzik on Control Warrior vs. Bloodyface on Handlock: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-N8hH5utGU?t=48m13s

Tempo Storm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-30-whose-ladder-is-it-anyway

Ben Brode interview: http://www.pcgamer.com/hearthstones-ben-brode-on-rng-esports-and-the-rise-of-secret-paladin/

ADWCTA Arena Class Tier List: http://hearthstoneplayers.com/arena-class-tier-list/


Golden Wisp Episode 40: Into the Arena with ADWCTA (Part Two)

Episode 40 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!

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This week's topics:

  1. Deathrattle's Delight Tavern Brawl
  2. Impact leaves Luminosity Gaming
  3. Formation of Follow eSports team
  4. ManaLight makes team official
  5. Formation of Team ManaLight
  6. Complexity adds SylvanHunter
  7. Surrender joins Team Celestial
  8. HPL Finals coming in November
  9. AmnesiaSC Interview in pcGamer
  10. Ben Brode on releasing new content
  11. Part Two of our interview with ADWCTA
  12. NA/EU Qualifiers
  13. ATLC Finals
  14. The Meta


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

ADWCTA links:

Twitter: @adwcta    Twitch: twitch.tv/adwcta     Youtube: youtube.com/user/adwcta

Game of the week is Eloise on Zoo vs. Lifecoach on Handlock: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UxGOFvV3B4

Tempo Storm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-29-hey-its-me-again

AmnesiaSC interview: http://www.pcgamer.com/meet-the-14-year-old-who-hit-1-legend-in-hearthstone-without-spending-a-cent/

Ben Brode video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGc6hAr8r6c

Golden Wisp Episode 39: Into the Arena with ADWCTA (Part One)

Episode 39 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!


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This week's topics:

  1. We will be at World of Podcasts at Blizzcon
  2. Alec to be on Yong Woo's stream this weekend (twitch.tv/ywoo_dev)
  3. It's Raining Mana tavern brawl
  4. Nozdormu Joust hotfix
  5. Formation of Team ManaLight
  6. ADWCTA Part One
  7. Gfinity Summer Masters
  8. EU and NA Last Call Tournaments
  9. Starladder StarSeries S1
  10. ATLC Finals details
  11. The Meta


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

ADWCTA links:

Twitter: @adwcta    Twitch: twitch.tv/adwcta     Youtube: youtube.com/user/adwcta

Game of the week is Reynad on Freeze Mage vs. Ragehs on Giants Mage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fjnDdDz1sA

Tempo Storm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-28-oh-secret-tree-oh-secret-tree

Golden Wisp Episode 38: Legendary Karmah

Episode 38 of everyone's favorite 0 cost podcast!


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This week's topics:

  1. Season rewards
  2. Archon parts ways with Purpledrank and Xixo
  3. LDN Conspiracy adds Hearthstone players
  4. TeSpa Collegiate Championship coming this Fall
  5. Frodan on why Tempo Storm and Archon matter
  6. TGT Week 1 update
  7. Karmah Interview
  8. China Regional Qualifier
  9. Lord of the Arena
  10. ONOG Summer Series Final
  11. ATLC Satellite Phase
  12. The Meta
  13. Secret Paladin Decklist


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

Karmah links:

Twitter: @KarmahTV     Twitch: twitch.tv/karmaah     Youtube: youtube.com/user/KarmaTheSnipah

Decklist of the week: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/decks/rdu-secrets-paladin

Game of the week is Tom on Paladin vs. Trump on Druid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E36yW2k-vUI#t=27m36s

Archon statement on Purpledrank and Xixo: http://teamarchon.com/news/168-purple-and-xixo-released

Frodan on why Archon and Tempo Storm matter: http://frodan.com/2015/08/26/why-tempo-storm-and-archon-both-matter/

Tempo Storm Meta Snapshot: https://tempostorm.com/hearthstone/meta-snapshot/meta-snapshot-27-paladins-and-shamans-and-priests-oh-my