It happens to every (successful) CCG, whether physical or digital: Eventually, you have to set your tournament structure up so that you’ll only use cards from the previous few sets, so that new players don’t have to accumulate thousands of cards from five (or more) years ago to compete. In doing so, you’ll probably also create an “anything goes” format that does allow players to use any cards, from any era. Hearthstone did it a few years back (as I predicted), and now Magic: The Gathering Arena has similar plans. Introducing “Historic,” the non-rotating — i.e., “anything goes” — format coming to MTG Arena later this month. Wizards of the Coast penned a blog post today to update players on how it will work, following feedback from its earlier announcement in late August. Most significantly, Wildcard redemption rates, previously announced as 2:1, will be set to 1:1, so players can “test and brew new and different … [Read more...] about Magic: The Gathering Arena Adding “Historic” Set Rotation Format
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Play Hearthstone for freeHearthstone’s update 12 is live today, along with the Arena changes the devs explained yesterday. “This Hearthstone Update charges the nether coils as we get ready to pull the big, shiny lever that unleashes Hearthstone’s newest Expansion: The Boomsday Project, on August 7! This is also your chance to participate in cutting-edge research: drop by a special Fireside Gathering for a Pre-release Event where you can open The Boomsday Project packs and play with your new cards before the official release! This update also brings Arena updates, game mechanics updates, and a few card changes, as well as some bug fixes and feature improvements.” So about that Arena update. It’s important that class cards show up in Hearthstone’s Arena format. They help ensure that every class feels different, after all, and that’s pretty important in this particular format. But there’s also the problem of them showing up a little too … [Read more...] about Hearthstone’s update 12 is live as Blizzard lowers class card appearances in the Arena
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[Play now] Wizards of the Coast has announced that its new digital game, Magic: The Gathering Arena, has entered Open Beta. Today all players in North America, Europe, Australia, and South America can download the legendary collectible card game and play the all-new Magic experience on Windows PC. Developed in-house by Wizards of the Coast’s Digital Games Studio, Magic: The Gathering Arena brings the same rich strategy and gameplay of the beloved tabletop game to PC in quick, intense, head to head battles. In Magic: The Gathering Arena, players can jump right into Quick and Competitive Play using one of the five carefully crafted pre-built decks earned in the tutorial and can customize their own decks from an expansive library of current Magic cards. The game is free to download and lets players battle for rewards including in-game currency, cards, and booster packs. Players can also earn five extra pre-built decks by completing daily quests. At the start of Open Beta players can … [Read more...] about – Beloved tabletop strategy card game goes live on Windows PC
When I go to any bloggers meet or seminars, most of the time it is followed with exchanges of business cards. Sometimes I even get 10’s of cards together. I do carry my business cards too, but I always think we are digital age guys and why do we need to carry one. Instead we should save paper, and use some digital medium to exchange our information’s. It is more like a trend, and few people understand the need of exchanging a business card. I have seen people swapping business cards barely to express their existence within the mob in the meeting. However, certain people understand the implication and distribute their business cards only in the place or situation, when it is needed. They understand when to extend the arm holding a business card and more importantly to whom they are extending their hand. Exchanging business card is surely a good practice, as it cuts down lot of time involved in exchanging information of each other and physical … [Read more...] about Best iOS Apps to Replace Physical Business Card – Save Paper!