Doctor3 : A Hearthstone Podcast
Episode 83 : Edwin Noooooooooo W/Nejiboston

Episode 83 : Edwin Noooooooooo W/Nejiboston

January 13, 2021

This week we take a look and talk about nerfs especially to Edwin and Bogspine knuckles.  We talk how to process them and what do you do if you were playing decks with these cards in them. 

Edwin VanCleef and Bogspine Knuckles get nerfed in Friday balance patch

https://outof.cards/hearthstone/2432-edwin-vancleef-and-boggspine-knuckles-nerfed-in-todays-surprise-hearthstone-balance-patch

Hall of Fame will be going away says Alec Dawson

https://twitter.com/GW_Alec/status/1347667269346758657

Iksar says 100 level rewards track likely for next expansion

https://outof.cards/hearthstone/2414-hearthstones-first-expansion-of-2021-will-have-a-100-level-rewards-track-instead-of-50-battle-pass

You can find Neji at https://www.twitch.tv/nejiboston and on twitter @Nejiboston !!!

Episode 82 : Learning how to temper yourself on a meta

Episode 82 : Learning how to temper yourself on a meta

January 6, 2021

This week we talk about shaman running the meta and how we deal with our feelings when we are not enjoying the meta!!!

Iksar answers some questions on Reddit

https://www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone/comments/kopuqc/could_claiming_achievements_be_any_more_annoying/

Regarding Balance Changes: says they will be looking at game balance when they get back in the office on Jan 4th https://www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone/comments/kopuqc/could_claiming_achievements_be_any_more_annoying/ghtckro/?utm_source=share&amp%3Butm_medium=web2x&amp%3Bcontext=3

Regarding Mini Expansion: says they aren't ready to announce a date or tease any cards just yet, but will share info in advance of release date https://www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone/comments/kqbq2j/will_we_get_information_on_the_mini_expansion/gi50bnx/?context=3

Rating reset coming to Duels middle of the January

https://outof.cards/hearthstone/2404-hearthstone-duels-ratings-reset-in-3-weeks-new-hero-powers-and-treasures-arriving-soon

Episode 81 : A look back at 2020 and a look forward to the next year!

Episode 81 : A look back at 2020 and a look forward to the next year!

December 30, 2020

Pretty Simple straight forward episode.  We look at 2020 at hearthstone as a game and our own acheivements inside of the game.  We also set some goals for 2021 and look forward to the future

 

Also Daring Alkaline will be on the Hearthstone panel at conbeforestorm virual con!!!

 

Con Before the Storm announces podcast panels

https://www.conbeforestorm.com/virtual-schedule

Episode 80 : Evolvin around Thrall

Episode 80 : Evolvin around Thrall

December 23, 2020

This week we look to a mystery grab bag topic but then we end up just talking a whole lot about evolve shaman its strengths and plays of the deck.  

Retroactive awards for reaching levels 27 and 30 were distributed to players last week

https://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/levels-27-30-rewards-track-compensation-2x-50-gold-will-be-given-out-today/

 

Hearthstone hotfixes arena micro adjustments and corrupt minions bug 

https://us.forums.blizzard.com/en/hearthstone/t/192-server-hotfix/49733

 

Hearthstone Deck Tracker adds experience bar in latest update

https://twitter.com/HSReplayNet/status/1340081954620882945

 

No Winter Veil bundle appears to be coming

https://outof.cards/hearthstone/2373-the-hearthstone-holiday-sale-on-battlenet-isnt-a-sale

 

Nagrand Garrosh bundle is still available in the store

https://outof.cards/hearthstone/2356-garrosh-shop-bundle-book-of-heroes-chapter-is-now-live

Episode 79 :  Worlds and Nerfs A patch 19.2 story

Episode 79 : Worlds and Nerfs A patch 19.2 story

December 16, 2020

We go through the standard related items as we look at patch 19.2 and then we talk about what the meta may look like and how it is effected by the most recent round of balance changes. 

Patch 19.2 brings huge updates to Constructed play, plus the Battlegrounds and Duels game modes to go along with Rewards Track changes

https://playhearthstone.com/en-us/news/23584141/19-2-patch-notes

Battlegrounds perks price has been reduced to 1250 gold / $9.99

https://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/battlegrounds-perks-are-now-available-at-reduced-price-1250-gold-9-99/

Glory wins 2020 Hearthstone World Championship

https://playhearthstone.com/en-us/news/23586617/glory-is-the-hearthstone-2020-world-champion

Jambre publishes deck guide article and video for Evolve Shaman

https://www.reddit.com/r/CompetitiveHS/comments/kdetn6/1_legend_eu_evolve_shaman_guide/

Alec Dawson's thread on balance changes: https://twitter.com/GW_Alec/status/1338592102935011329

 

 

Episode 78 : Rework Makes Perfect

Episode 78 : Rework Makes Perfect

December 9, 2020

This week we look at the new changes coming to the rewards system then we talk worlds before we talk about potential balance changes coming next week. 

Blizzard announces rewards track changes coming next week

https://playhearthstone.com/en-us/news/23585675

Firestone published chart on XP reward for different modes

https://twitter.com/ZerotoHeroes_HS/status/1334535568764571656

Hearthstone addresses several bugs with 19.0.2 Server Hotfix 

https://us.forums.blizzard.com/en/hearthstone/t/1902-server-hotfix/48197 

Choose your champion returns for Hearthstone 2020 World Championships

https://news.blizzard.com/en-us/hearthstone/23584138/choose-your-champion-presented-by-t-mobile-returns-for-the-2020-world-championship 

Hearthstone eSports giving away Darkmoon Faire bundles and $10 battle.net gift cards

https://twitter.com/HSesports/status/1334558151157276673 

 

Episode 77 : Ready to Boil over?

Episode 77 : Ready to Boil over?

December 2, 2020

This week we were all feeling a bit frustrated with our games so we take a look at that slow boil and how to control your tilt. I Know we've talked about it before but its a subject that's always worth revisiting and taking a fresh new look

 

Blizzard working to fix another quest bug for some users

https://www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone/comments/jzrf46/weekly_and_daily_quest_status/

Compensation for previous weekly quest bugs was credited to affected players

https://www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone/comments/jzrf46/weekly_and_daily_quest_status/gdkqxhx/

Hearthstone Mathematics creates infographic that attempts to predict where you’ll finish in the reward path

https://yt3.ggpht.com/kqE0sP0GRuCS3Yg-B6r2MlKmIQOvgHxEVN6TGYJP-J4EtvVDNsVH536jLdT3njjs-iMPTGEk8KaDZg=s640-nd

Episode 76 : The Road Less traveled

Episode 76 : The Road Less traveled

November 25, 2020

This week we take a look at the new xp rewards track and have a discussion about it and what the pros and cons are and what the community and our personal feelings are on the issue. 

Ben Lee responded to criticism with forum post right before Madness launch: https://us.forums.blizzard.com/en/hearthstone/t/rewards-track-update/45441

Some players weekly (and now daily) quests are bugged
https://us.forums.blizzard.com/en/hearthstone/t/weekly-and-daily-quest-status/46936

WSOE Online IV https://www.wsoe.com/blog/announcing-wsoe-online-iv-hearthstone-battlegrounds/

 

Episode 75 : Madness at the Darkmoon Faire Full set review

Episode 75 : Madness at the Darkmoon Faire Full set review

November 16, 2020

Not much else to say but this a mega packed full set review of Madness at the dark moon fair!!! Come check us out at we go thru all 135 cards!!!

Episode 74 : Carnival of Souls

Episode 74 : Carnival of Souls

November 11, 2020

Please excuse my nerdy title in reference to a 1968 horror movie :D .  This week is pretty much all card talk again as the hype train has left the station and not stopping til we hit the fair!!!

Hearthstone Duels/Battlegrounds update Nov 5th

https://playhearthstone.com/en-us/news/23554838/18-6-1-patch-notes

New Rewards Revamp coming this Thursday, Nov 12th

https://playhearthstone.com/en-us/news/23534414/revamping-progression-and-rewards-in-hearthstone

Team 5 Dev interviews on Vicious Syndicate/Coin Concede podcasts

https://www.vicioussyndicate.com/vs-data-reaper-podcast-episode-21/

https://www.coinconcede.com/2020/11/08/265-coin-concede-the-worgen-greaser-meta-ft-iksar/

 

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