Episode 240 take 2, this week Avanties and Zerotio are re-recording the episode after an epic fail of OBS crashing, but that just means we get to bring you more news as there were HUGE announcements. This week we take a look at everything from a new Game Development company with Hearthstone ties, to a Save the Date and a new Patch with TONS of content. Also be sure to check out the give-away we announce in this show!

During the play portion we check out an Aggro Rogue deck.

News and Discussion

  • Dreamhaven (New Game Development Company) Opens Two New Studios!
    • Dreamhaven Founder: Mike Morhaime
    • Moonshot Games:
      • Leaders: Jason Chayes, Dustin Browder and Ben Thompson
      • Notable Members: Hadidjah (Per Tweet)
    • Secret Door:
      • Leaders: Chris Sigaty, Alan Dabiri and Eric Dodds
  • BlizzConline: Feb 19-20, 2021
  • Save The Date: 2020 World Championship!
    • December 12-13
    • Season 1 Invites: Bloodyface (Americas), Glory (APAC), Silvername (EU), IG.Syf (China)
  • Grandmasters 2020 Season 2 – Week 6 (Round Robin – Wk 3)
    • APAC:
      • Div A: Surrender (5 Wins), Che0nsu (1 Win)
      • Div B: Shaxy/Flurry (4 Wins), Kin0531/Ryvius (1 Win)
    • EU:
      • Div A: RDU (4 Wins), Viper (0 Wins)
      • Div B: Swidz/Zhym/Felkeine (4 Wins), BoarControl/Silvername (1 Win)
    • Americas: 
      • Div A: Muzzy (4 Wins), 4 Players with 2 Wins!
      • Div B: ETC (4 Wins), Naguidan/Rami/Firebat/Empanizado (2 Wins)
  • Seasonal Event: Masquerade Ball
    • Sept 29 – Oct 21
    • Week 1 (Sept 29th)
      • Elementals in Battlegrounds
      • Dual-Class Arena
      • Tavern Brawl: Rise of the Zombeasts
    • Week 2 (Oct 7th)
      • Tavern Brawl: Masquerade Ball
    • Week 3 (Oct 13th & 14th)
      • Book of Heroes: Rexxar
      • Tavern Brawl: Boss Battle Royale 3
    • Quests Available Each Week
    • Hidden Quest Completion to receive Golden Transfer Student
  • Patch 18.4: Sept 29th
    • New Battlegrounds Heroes
      • Ragnaros, The Firelord
      • Chenvala
      • Rakanishu
      • Al’Akir The Windlord
    • New Battlegrounds Minions
      • Details in Link Above
    • Battlegrounds Rating Update
      • Start at “0”, cannot go below “0”
      • Rating goes up with Top 4 finish (Up to 300 Points)
      • Cannot lose rating points until after “2000”
      • After “2000” Rating Points, every “500 Points” is a Floor that you cannot go below
      • Small bonus to rating gains, until “6500 Rating Points”
    • Constructed Card Balance
      • Tortollan Pilgrim
        • Text Changed to “Battlecry: Discover a spell in your deck and cast it with random targets.”
      • Guardian Animals
        • Mana Changed from [7] to [8]
    • Various Bug Fixes
    • Seasonal Event Details Added
  • Developer Insight: Battlegrounds Rating System
    • Too much details to address at this time, link in show notes
  • Tavern Brawl: Heroic Brawliseum (Standard)
    • Discussion: Did you play any Heroic Brawliseum?

Decklist:
[Backstab] x 2
[Deadly Poison] x 2
[Secret Passage] x 2
[Spymistress] x 2
[Worgen Infiltrator] x 2
[Eviscerate] x 2
[Sap] x 1
[Sneaky Delinquent] x 2
[Edwin Vancleef] x 1
[Greyheart Sage] x 2
[Hooked Scimitar] x 1
[Self-Sharpening Sword] x 2
[Vulpera Toxinblade] x 2
[Dread Corsair] x 2
[Captain Greenskin] x 1
[Cutting Class] x 2
[Doctor Krastinov] x 1
[Jandice Barov] x 1

If you would like to build this deck in Hearthstone you can copy the following string of code to your clipboard and then open My Collection and select New Deck, you will then be prompted if you wish to create the deck saved to your clipboard, just click yes.
AAECAaIHBrICyAPNA/+lA9nRA6rSAwy0AcsD7gaIB+IHubgDz7kDqssDiNADitQD1dQD99QDAA==

If you have any questions about this deck or questions about Hearthstone in general you can email us at: HeroPowerPodcast@gmail.com or use the Contact Us form on this site and we will answer them on the next show.

Post Navigation