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We all have moments in Hearthstone where we wonder what we are doing playing the game. Usually it passes in a moment and we continue. For one player, who describes himself on Facebook as "A random player", this became a moment of truth. He felt like he had to decide between doing it properly, or quitting. He has set himself the target of reaching Legend by January 2017, and is documenting his progress nearly every day on his blog: Legendary Chicken

This kind of site is always interesting to me because, although Icy-Veins is obviously the best for Guides and News, the best way to learn to learn is to follow someone doing it. This can be done by watching certain streamers, or in this case, following a blog. By reading about someone else going through the learning process, you can unearth ideas and resources you haven't thought of yourself. The blogger is pretty thorough, and lists the resources that have helped him so far. He also explains his thought process behind decisions he has made, which is both fascinating for an experienced player, and useful for a beginner.

As of the middle of the January season, his highest rank attained is 12. He has a long way to go if he's to make Legend by the end of the year, but the first step in achieving something is to decide you're going to throw everything at it. This "random player" seems to have made that decision, and we wish him all the best in his quest.

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