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Kobolds & Catacombs Final Live Stream on December 4

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The reveal season for Kobolds & Catacombs started with a live stream and it will end with one as well!

Game Director Ben Brode and Sean "Day[9]" Plott will reveal the final few remaining cards from Kobolds & Catacombs on Monday December 4th at 11 a.m PST (20:00 CET). As always, the stream will take place on the PlayHearthstone Twitch channel.

Three days (four in the EU) after this stream, on December 7 (8 for the EU) the new expansion will be released worldwide.

We will be sure to cover everything there is to know from the final live stream and we'll obviously adds everything in our Kobolds & Catacombs hub! Until Sunday, the reveal season is in full swing, so be sure to check out the schedule for the remaining card reveals.

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I can already hear both of them cheering a lot, telling each other (and the audience) how excited they are about the new  awesome expansion and the great cards. -.-

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2 hours ago, Caldyrvan said:

I can already hear both of them cheering a lot, telling each other (and the audience) how excited they are about the new  awesome expansion and the great cards. -.-

I really think this expansion has the potential to be fun, but sadly a lot of the cards are so bad I don't think the meta will change much til next expansion

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10 minutes ago, SMOrcMan said:

but sadly a lot of the cards are so bad I don't think the meta will change much til next expansion

This. Of course we have to wait but I see no reason why Jade Idiot (errm Idol I mean) druids should stop or why Highlander should stop doing what they do all the time and making the game more and more boring.

And obviously most players are not interested in having fun, no matter which cards an expansion brings.

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The only good thing about K&C so far is that there have been no more (censored) "Highlander" cards, meaning it seems they might potentially could have gotten the message Reno & Co was the worst mistake they ever made. At last.

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Reno Jackson was a success, it was an excellent card, like Loatheb level excellence, Raza the Chained was a success and Shadowreaper Anduin was a success 'individually'. If these cards see play in different times, they would be totally fine. I mean, DK sees play in big priest, but it is balanced there.

When you put all three in one deck, most dominant archetype in wild right now, it is total garbage for everyone, except Orange, who said that he wants to play highlander priest until the day he dies.

 

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Reno Jackson was the absolute worst card ever printed in all the history of Hearthstone, managing to combine the three biggest possible negatives in one card:

- Overpowered, as he had way too big of an impact when played.

- Unbalanced, for the 'negative' effect of having only one of a card isn't one with a large enough collection to pick from.

- Pay-to-win, because to use him you need aforementioned large enough collection.

 

Since my heartfelt thoughts are unfit for writing, let me summarise with: Good riddance to bad rubbish! 

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I think with Reno it's not only about the power of it in the game directly but the frustration it causes for the opponent.

I hated every damn game where this guy showed up, no matter if I won or not. I didn't mind most cards but for Reno, I was happily dancing the moment he rotated out of standard :D

Raza is totally fine on its own.

Anduin not so much. I don't want to say it's totally overpowered but it has the best Battlecry of all the DKs (well, maybe competing with Gul'dan) and even without Raza the hero power is a bit too good with a build-in improved version of Auctionmaster Beardo. But Anduin is still not as bad as Reno was ;)

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What do we have here? Battle of the Moderators? :D

Anyway ...

2 hours ago, positiv2 said:

Majority of powerful Renolock decks cost more than 6k dust. The wild decks we have up now cost 8.4k dust and 10.8k dust, assuming adventure cards cost no dust, with neither of them containing any cards from year of mammoth, making those a good estimate how much those tended to cost. They were some of the most expensive decks at the time, together with wallet warrior and various N'Zoth decks, mainly paladin.

These numbers look somehow cute compared to what we see now (at least in standard) ... getting worse.

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I don't want to say they should give out everything for free or make it cheap as hell but increasing the cost more and more is not wise. It's the same as with taxes, even though they constantly get increased it's short sighted and this approach will collapse sooner or later. On the long run a decrease would benefit everyone more. But maybe we will blow up everything anyway before it will matter :D

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On 12/1/2017 at 12:12 AM, Caldyrvan said:

I can already hear both of them cheering a lot, telling each other (and the audience) how excited they are about the new  awesome expansion and the great cards. -.-

It went pretty much like this. But it was somehow entertaining. 

And Ben Brode still sounds like a chicken when he's laughing :D

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