Off Curve: Driving Hearthstone Discussion

Off Curve: Driving Hearthstone Discussion

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By Steve Lubitz
Thoughts on Hearthstone, recorded while commuting.
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94: Durdle and Burgle
CoinConcede’s RidiculousHat joins me to answer the musical question: What’s your deck’s elevator pitch?  For deck lists mentioned in this episode, please visit the episode page at OffCurve.com! Contact Info:  Support the Show!  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
1:48:30
April 17, 2019
93: Jepetto Joybuzz’s Theorycrafting Workshop
Happy New Year! These may not be *the* decks to play straight to legend, but they’ll at least give you somewhere to start!  Links:  Off Curve Theorycraft: Deathrattle Priest - Hearthstone Top Decks Off Curve Theorycraft: Burn Mage - Hearthstone Top Decks Off Curve Theorycraft: Tempo Burgle Rogue - Hearthstone Top Decks Off Curve Theorycraft: Control Warlock - Hearthstone Top Decks Off Curve Theorycraft: Tempo Warrior - Hearthstone Top Decks Off Curve Theorycraft: Murloc Shaman - Hearthstone Top Decks Off Curve Theorycraft: Summoner Control Mage - Hearthstone Top Decks Off Curve Theorycraft: Dragon Paladin - Hearthstone Top Decks Off Curve Theorycraft: Demon Zoo - Hearthstone Top Decks Contact Info:  Support the Show!  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
27:51
April 8, 2019
92: The Joy of Vex
 There’s plenty of time to talk about the new cards. But who’s talking about the old cards that are staying in Standard? Me, that’s who! Links:  Shark Tempo Rogue The Happy Hearthstone Burlington, MA Prerelease Contact Info:  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
32:01
April 4, 2019
91: Star Aligner Did Nothing Wrong
 CoinConcede’s RidiculousHat joins me to say one final farewell to the cards of the Year of the Mammoth, and look back at what we’re losing come set rotation. (OK, farewell may be too polite to accurately convey our wishes.)  RidiculousHat: Coin Concede @RidiculousHat Links:  Midrange Cube Rogue W/Da Undatakah Six Set Paladin Czhihong’s Tempo Warrior The Dragon’s Fury Turn Bolivian Tree Lizards Contact Info:  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
1:40:40
March 28, 2019
90: Snakes and Ladders
Reveal season can wait. We've got a whole month left to play in Year of the Raven, so enjoy Mecha'thun Druid while you can!  Links:  Sonagi Mecha'thun Snake Druid Contact Info:  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
39:51
March 23, 2019
89: Supreme Archaeology
 What are you doing tonight, Pinky? Well, talking to myself in the car about Rise of Shadows, obviously. (And then maybe taking over the world.) Links: Matteo’s Midrange Warlock Rise of Shadows Contact Info:  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
31:04
March 15, 2019
88: Rastakhan's Rumble in the Rearview Mirror
 While we wait to find out about the new expansion, let’s take some time to figure out what we got wrong (and right) about the last one! Links:  Nohandsgamer's Even Paladin Guide Give feedback on the Tavern Brawl! Contact Info:  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
35:03
March 8, 2019
87: Dragon In The New Year
Hot takes on the Year of the Dragon announcement. Extremely hot. Dragon breath hot. Links:   Year of the Raven Dusting Guide  Light It Up in the Year of the Dragon  Tempostorm Wild Meta Snapshot Contact Info:  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
31:49
February 28, 2019
86: It Worked Until It Didn’t Stop
In which I complete a run to legend with a ludicrous win rate and then try to figure out what on earth just happened. Links:   Legend Control Priest Interview on Productivity in Tech Contact Info:  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
33:30
February 26, 2019
85: Time For a Special(ist) Announcement
This week we take a look at the new Specialist competitive format: What it is, what could make it good, and why you should care even if you’re not going to play in tournaments.  Links: Introducing Hearthstone Masters Contact Info:  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
34:34
February 22, 2019
84: And the Nominees Are…
Now that we know why the devs nerf and Hall of Fame cards, it's time for some wild, baseless speculation on what cards could be headed to the Hall of Fame in a couple of weeks! Contact Info:  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
33:27
February 15, 2019
83: How to Cook a Frog
Thoughts on Iksar’s interview about the recent nerfs, the technical debt of the classic set, and the future of Standard.  Links: Hakkar Recruit Warrior Zyrios Odd Priest Zetalot Even Priest Casie Spiteful Druid Value Town #203 Contact Info:  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
27:16
February 9, 2019
82: Liberty From Equality
It’s been like a month since we got balance changes, so clearly it’s time for another set! That’s normal, right? For links mentioned in this episode visit http://offcurve.com!
47:37
February 1, 2019
81: Can We Build It?
How to get started with deck building. Links:  Runhesaid Contact Info:  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
31:23
January 25, 2019
80: Leper Gnome Cosplay
 In which I just want to give all of you a big hug for being patient while I was knocked out with an illness, and prove that one thing I’m not sick of is more questions about Hearthstone data, by answering a bunch of them. Links: We Have a Discord! Meati Control Priest Lollipop Reno Priest Control Warlock Contact Info:  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Discord Leave a review on iTunes!
26:46
January 18, 2019
79: Senior Void Analyst
How to use publicly available data responsibly to draw the correct conclusions and give yourself a competitive edge over the field.  Links: OTK Cloning Gallery Priest From the Void – An Eternal Podcast (24) The Topdeck RNG Odd Paladin Master | Firebat Hearthstone - YouTube Contact Info:  @Offcurve @WickedGood Twitch Leave a review on iTunes!
36:49
January 8, 2019
78: Mass Hysteria Native
In which I get to regale you with tales of reaching Legend for the first time in far too long, plus some strategy discussion about the Dragon Priest deck that carried me there. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
33:47
December 27, 2018
77: The Kingsbane Is Dead
Surprise! We got major nerfs! Let’s figure out what’s about to change together.
39:00
December 19, 2018
76: For Those About to Frog...
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, not Christmas. When RidiculousHat comes on to talk about every deck that’s even slightly relevant in the week 1 Rastakhan meta. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
1:13:52
December 11, 2018
75: Theorycrafting Troll Decks
We have a lot of decks to go through before Rastakhan drops tomorrow. Like, a LOT. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
36:56
December 3, 2018
74: Eureka?
I said I wasn’t going to review new cards on this podcast. But I didn’t say anything about old cards. So let’s take a look at some cards you may already have that could get better when Rastakhan’s Rumble releases. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
40:34
November 27, 2018
73: The Gift of Arguing on the Internet
How to card review. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
42:56
November 14, 2018
72: Ready to Rumble
Some thoughts on Rastakhan’s Rumble, encountering lore as a non WoW player, and expectations going into a new set. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
37:58
November 6, 2018
71: Boomsday in the Rearview Mirror
A look back at the card predictions that bombed (and some that hit the mark!) from Boomsday.
41:45
November 2, 2018
70: Throwback Thursday
Mulling over how to get better at mulligans. For links mentioned in this episode visit http://offcurve.com!
37:15
October 26, 2018
69: The Day the Laughter Died
RIP Giggling Inventor. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
33:59
October 15, 2018
68: Riding the Polar Express
Good news: That feeling that a lot of matches are one sided isn’t just in your head! Bad news: That feeling that a lot of matches are one sided isn’t just in your head.
39:54
October 9, 2018
67: Righting the Ship
In which I use a difficult month on ladder to get to the bottom of why I tilt, and improve my mental game for the next meta. Plus, your questions! For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
33:52
October 5, 2018
66: Unexpected Results
Thinking more about the recent developer announcements, and taking stock of what the general malaise in the community and what it might mean. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
34:25
September 23, 2018
65: Works In Progress
Takes of varying degrees of heat on the In The Works update that the dev team just delivered. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
39:34
September 18, 2018
64: No Giggling Matter
Chances are, you’re struggling in the Boomsday meta. I am too. Let’s take some time to figure out why this meta feels so hard, and if there’s any way to reframe our mindsets to help take the sting out of climbing the ladder. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
37:37
September 13, 2018
63: Safe Crafts Are Our #1 Priority
It’s about that time of the expansion where the meta’s settled and dust is burning a hole in everyone’s pocket. So I ran the numbers, did some science, and I have a list of the cards you should target first on your shopping spree in the collection manager. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
49:19
September 6, 2018
62: Tracking to Your Goals
It's back to the car for a discussion of why Tracking is a good card and how to adjust your mindset to get past its downside, how to use Azalina in Odd Warrior, and strategies for crafting and dusting legendaries now that the meta has settled. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com
32:01
August 31, 2018
61: #BadassWomenOfHearthstone
The podcast goes off road for another week to talk to @epicEphyra about the #BadassWomenOfHearthstone movement, the challenges that women in Hearthstone and other esports face both in competition and streaming, and how we can all help make things better, one step at a time. The GoFundMe can be found at: https://www.gofundme.com/badasswomenofhearthstone-tournament For other links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com
27:36
August 20, 2018
60: Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
It's a week into Boomsday, so as is tradition, Coin Concede's RidiculousHat joins me to discuss every experiment that's resulted in a deck you can play on ladder. (And a few that blew up in our faces.) For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
1:31:34
August 14, 2018
59: Zerek’s Theorycrafting Gallery
'Twas the day before Boomsday So over some ramen I cooked up some new decks Like Mechs and... Odd Shaman?! For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
33:10
August 6, 2018
58: Floop, There It Is
It's T-minus a week to Boomsday, so it seems like a good time to answer some listener questions, while I still can! Let's discuss what to craft (and when), how to manage an influx of new decks as a free to player, balancing life and Hearthstone, and, uh, X-Men, because why not? For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
36:09
August 1, 2018
57: The Bane of My Existence
How I finally learned to co-exist with Kingsbane, and how you can learn from my struggle to overcome the decks that tilt you on ladder. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
35:37
July 26, 2018
56: The Witchwood in the Rearview Mirror
Tired: Reviewing new cards. Wired: Reviewing reviews of cards that aren’t new anymore but used to be new when we reviewed them. Or something like that. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
28:36
July 24, 2018
55: Boom Goes the Dynamite
What’s more explosive, Dr. Boom’s lab, or my streak to Legend with Even Warlock? Why not both?
42:02
July 10, 2018
54: Out of Order
Some updates on the legend ladder snafu, and then some quick thoughts on sequencing to keep in mind as you climb the ladder this month. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
28:39
July 8, 2018
53: Matchmaker, Matchmaker
Go home, ladder. You’re drunk. For links mentioned on this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
32:40
June 27, 2018
52: Drowning My Sorrows in Murlocs
It’s Off Curve’s first birthday! And there’s no better way to celebrate than by welcoming RidiculousHat from Coin Concede and Andrew Brown from The Happy Hearthstone to update our discussion on what it takes to get to legend (and why we want to), taking lessons lessons from poker, baseball, premarital counseling, and ice cream. For links mentioned in this episode, go to http://offcurve.com!
1:36:56
June 20, 2018
51: An Eel Good Deck
A month ago I thought Even Shaman was going to be a deck to watch after the Call to Arms nerf. It took a few weeks but I took it to legend, so it’s time for some legend story time as well as how to play the deck, plus how to find the best deck for you. (It might not be from a pro’s Twitter account!) For links from this episode visit http://offcurve.com!
47:29
June 13, 2018
50: Mailbag of Wonders
It’s a new season, so what better time to answer some of your questions? So let’s talk about good control decks to start with, consistency in similar card effects, when to switch decks, and how the meta shifts based on the time of day. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
31:46
June 7, 2018
49: Kathrena Caught the Car
It’s time for more Legend Storytime, now with extra dinosaurs! Plus we’ll discuss how to find the right deck for you to start your climb off next season. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
29:39
June 1, 2018
48: This Time For Sure!
Let’s talk about adapting to a new meta, and how you can use math to tilt the odds forever in your favor. For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
30:33
May 27, 2018
47: All The Small Things
Well, the nerfs are here, but will small changes to a few cards really add up to big changes? Let’s figure it out! For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com!
48:37
May 17, 2018
46: Call Waiting
Balance changes are coming! What could get nerfed, why now, and why you should care about Naga Sea Witch getting changed even though it only lives in Wild.
37:54
May 8, 2018
45: Haters Gonna Hadronox
Legend story time, featuring everyone’s favorite spider. (No, not Peter Parker. The other one.) For links mentioned in this episode, visit http://offcurve.com !
34:20
May 4, 2018
44: Competitive Rock, Paper, Scissors
We're two weeks into a new meta, which means you have a lot of questions, and I have, well, I have some answers. And maybe more questions. For links mentioned in this episode, please visit http://offcurve.com!
37:38
April 26, 2018
43: Even Decks? How Odd!
It’s the first week of a new expansion, so it must be time for RidiculousHat to swing by and recap all of the decks you do and don’t want to play before the meta settles! For links mentioned in this episode, please visit http://offcurve.com!
1:15:53
April 18, 2018
42: Countess Ashmore’s Theorycrafting Emporium
The Year of the Raven is just one day away! But what are you going to play now that all those cards are rotating out, you ask? Never fear, I’ve been in the lab cooking up nine new decks for you to play! Links mentioned in this episode can be found at http://offcurve.com
36:16
April 11, 2018
41: What to Expect When You’re Expecting (A Set Rotation)
It’s an unusually long drive home this week, so I’m joined by Coin Concede’s RidiculousHat to talk about the challenges of reveal season ahead of a set rotation, and how to get through it with your sanity and the love of the game intact. Links: - [Breakfast Paladin](https://twitter.com/sipiwi94/status/974955419130003456) - [Blizzard Sheds A Small Light On Issues With Legend Ladder](https://www.icy-veins.com/forums/topic/36673-blizzard-sheds-a-small-light-on-issues-with-legend-ladder/) - [Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke](https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/552885/thinking-in-bets-by-annie-duke/9780735216358/) Ridiculous Hat: - [Coin Concede](http://coinconcede.com) - [RidiculousHat’s Twitch](http://twitch.tv/ridiculoushat) - [@RidiculousHat](http://twitter.com/ridiculoushat) Contact Info: - [@Offcurve](http://twitter.com/offcurve) - [@WickedGood](http://twitter.com/wickedgood) - [Twitch](Twitch.tv/WickedGoodfm) - [YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz2AkPYEiVAKcZ-xZl8
47:00
April 4, 2018
40: Kobolds & Catacombs in the Rearview Mirror
New cards? Pfft! Let’s talk about the cards we already have, and how I got some of them disastrously, hilariously wrong. And then let’s learn from that to help us evaluate the new cards better! Links: - [Breakfast Paladin](https://twitter.com/sipiwi94/status/974955419130003456) - [KremePuff Big Priest](https://twitter.com/KremePuffHS/status/977684369404907520) Contact Info: - [@Offcurve](http://twitter.com/offcurve) - [@WickedGood](http://twitter.com/wickedgood) - [Twitch](Twitch.tv/WickedGoodfm) - [YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz2AkPYEiVAKcZ-xZl8FMEw) - [Leave a review on iTunes!](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/off-curve-talking-hearthstone/id1256088152?mt=2) - [Call in to the Anchor station](http://anchor.fm/wickedgood)
33:46
March 28, 2018
39: Ripping Up the Ladder
Void Ripper got me to Legend! So let’s take a detour to talk about this month’s Legend grind, how the new ladder feels different, and some fundamentals of playing control decks. Links: - http://www.coinconcede.com/ - http://www.multiball.net/off-curve/2018/3/10/deck-guide-control-priest-6dlar Contact Info: - http://twitter.com/offcurve - http://twitter.com/wickedgood - http://Twitch.tv/WickedGoodfm - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz2AkPYEiVAKcZ-xZl8FMEw - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/off-curve-talking-hearthstone/id1256088152?mt=2
39:50
March 19, 2018
38: Well Worgen Territory
The Witchwood is coming! Everything you need to know about the next Hearthstone expansion and the new arena changes that just went live. Links: Coin Concede: http://www.coinconcede.com/ Deck Guide: Control Priest: http://www.multiball.net/off-curve/2018/3/10/deck-guide-control-priest-6dlar Hearthstone: Announcing The Witchwood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4roAY-6Lrdk Designer Insights: Upcoming Arena Changes: https://news.blizzard.com/en-us/hearthstone/21591736/designer-insights-upcoming-arena-changes Five Thoughts on New Arena (Patch 10.4): https://www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone/comments/84e9pe/five_thoughts_on_new_arena_patch_104/ Contact Info: - [@Offcurve](http://twitter.com/offcurve) - [@WickedGood](http://twitter.com/wickedgood) - [Twitch](Twitch.tv/WickedGoodfm) - [YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz2Ak
37:51
March 16, 2018
37: Appreciation Day
After this past week’s ranked woes, it feels like it’s time to throw some love to under appreciated folks who make Hearthstone great, like the developers, the casters, and the Void Rippers. Find links to everything I talk about at http://OffCurve.com!
31:54
March 5, 2018
36: Feeling Ravenous
Happy Year of the Raven! We discuss the changes coming with the new Standard year, followed by a discussion of the Wild meta and what you should look out for as you enter the Brawliseum. Find links to everything I talk about at http://offcurve.com!
34:16
February 28, 2018
35: Just Playing Around
What does it mean to play around a card? When should you do it and when should you not? This week, we explain one of the biggest concepts you need to understand to take your Hearthstone play to the next level! Find links for this episode at http://OffCurve.com!
32:18
February 22, 2018
34: Fish Are Friends
How I learned to stop worrying and love Murloc Paladin, and some other decks for you to try in the new meta to climb the ladder. Find links for this episode at http://OffCurve.com!
27:59
February 13, 2018
33: Left in the Dust
Dust feels hard to come by, and maybe you're one or two expensive cards away from the new hot deck. Never fear, we're here to demystify the dust economy and help you plan out your dust efficiently! Find links for this episode at http://OffCurve.com!
28:55
February 9, 2018
32: Our New Voidlord Overlords
As if the ranked changes weren’t enough, we had a new round of balance changes announced, and they’re big! Let’s look at what’s changing and how you can prepare both your decks and your dust balance for the post-Patches world. Find links for this episode at http://OffCurve.com!
26:42
January 30, 2018
31: Press Start To Continue
Ranked play is changing! Is it for the better or worse? And what on earth does this have to do with Super Mario Bros? All these questions and more (including some from listeners) will be answered!
31:27
January 25, 2018
30: Almost Famous
With the Year of the Mammoth wrapping up, a look at why cards go to the hall of fame around set rotations, and what cards are likely to go. (And one that’s not likely but should anyway!)
28:14
January 23, 2018
29: FeelsBadMan
So it’s time to have a long talk about what the Kobolds meta is, why it feels bad, and what Blizzard (and you!) can do to make it better. Links: - [S46 #1 Legend RaFaEl's Tempo Rogue | BeerBrick Hearthstone](https://beerbrick.com/2018/01/11/s46-4-legend-rafaels-tempo-rogue/) - [Rage's #1 Legend Tempo Rogue (January 2018) - Hearthstone Top Decks](http://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/decks/rages-1-legend-tempo-rogue-january-2018/) - [Steve Lubitz on Twitter: "Thanks for everyone coming out to check out the stream! Went from rank 4 and 5 stars to rank 2 and 2 stars with this slight mod of @Rage_HS’… https://t.co/QgkQZfvGKg"](https://twitter.com/WickedGood/status/952750609207382016) - [Meet Your Doom! \[Hearthstone Constructed - Tempo Rogue\] - YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbxL_kfN204&t=12s) - [119 – Coin Concede: ”Appa, COME ON DOWN!” – Coin Concede: A Hearthstone Podcast](http://www.coinconcede.com/2018/01/14/119-coin-concede-appa-come-on-d
37:22
January 16, 2018
27: IRL Windfury
Dust burning a hole in your pocket? Need a new deck to play while you’re hunkering down from the Bomb Cyclone? Then let’s craft some cards! Links: - [Stancifka's HANDLOCK is back! - Hearthstone Decks](http://www.hearthpwn.com/decks/1013894-stancifkas-handlock-is-back) - [Sjow's Top 10 Legend Jade Druid (Kobolds, December 2017) - Hearthstone Top Decks](http://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/decks/sjows-top-10-legend-jade-druid-kobolds-december-2017/) Contact Info: - [@Offcurve](http://twitter.com/offcurve) - [@WickedGood](http://twitter.com/wickedgood) - [Twitch](Twitch.tv/WickedGoodfm) - [Leave a review on iTunes!](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/off-curve-talking-hearthstone/id1256088152?mt=2) - [Call in to the Anchor station](http://anchor.fm/wickedgood)
20:24
January 4, 2018
26: The Legend Marathon
We got there! I recap my successful legend run with Big Priest, and then answer your Twitter questions about finding the right deck for you, why I keep trying to get to Legend, and awful things like Mill Rogue and math. Links: - [Steve Lubitz on Twitter: "It’s a Christmas miracle! Got to Legend with Big Priest! The road was a bit rockier than I would have liked, but the meta call was correct.… https://t.co/XbjGxz4Nf5"](https://twitter.com/WickedGood/status/945036020298416128) - [036 – Coin Concede: “To Sum It All Up: Math” – Coin Concede: A Hearthstone Podcast](http://www.coinconcede.com/2016/05/25/036-coin-concede-to-sum-it-all-up-math/) - [Hypergeometric Calculator](http://stattrek.com/online-calculator/hypergeometric.aspx) Contact Info: - [@Offcurve](http://twitter.com/offcurve) - [@WickedGood](http://twitter.com/wickedgood) - [Twitch](Twitch.tv/WickedGoodfm) - [Leave a review on iTunes!](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/off-curve-talking-heart
29:07
December 27, 2017
25: Talking Teching
Now that the initial Kobolds meta is starting to settle out, let’s look at the main decks you’ll be playing against and how you can tune what you’re playing to counter them. And while we’re at it, why not update Big Priest for the new meta? Big Priest: ### Statue of Limitations # Class: Priest # Format: Standard # Year of the Mammoth # # 2x (0) Silence # 2x (2) Shadow Visions # 2x (2) Shadow Word: Pain # 2x (2) Spirit Lash # 2x (3) Shadow Word: Death # 1x (4) Barnes # 2x (4) Eternal Servitude # 2x (4) Greater Healing Potion # 2x (4) Shadow Word: Horror # 2x (6) Dragonfire Potion # 2x (6) Shadow Essence # 1x (7) Lesser Diamond Spellstone # 2x (7) Psychic Scream # 1x (8) Shadowreaper Anduin # 1x (8) The Lich King # 2x (9) Obsidian Statue # 1x (9) Ysera # 1x (10) Y'Shaarj, Rage Unbound # AAECAZ/HAgaiCairAoW4AsLOApDTAuPpAgylCdMK1wqhrAK3uwLqvwLRwQLlzALmzAK0zgLwzwLo0AIA Links: - [The Happy Hearthstone Podcast - Gold or Fake Coins? Probably Gold. (Kobolds and Cataco
33:40
December 21, 2017
24: The Opposite of WarGames
The new expansion is live, which means it’s time for RidiculousHat from CoinConcede to come back on the show as our Jungle Cruise tour guide to all the decks of the new meta! Links: - [Coin Concede: A Hearthstone Podcast – Making the Competitive Side of the Game More Accessible to You](http://www.coinconcede.com/) - [Ridiculous Hat (@RidiculousHat) | Twitter](https://twitter.com/ridiculoushat?lang=en) - [Twitch](https://www.twitch.tv/ridiculoushat) - [Satellite's #2 Legend Kobolds Dragon Priest - Hearthstone Top Decks](http://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/decks/satellites-2-legend-kobolds-dragon-priest/) - [Silver Hand Recruit Paladin Deck List Guide - Kobolds and Catacombs (KAC) - December 2017 - Hearthstone Top Decks](http://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/decks/silver-hand-recruit-paladin-deck-list-guide/) - [Theo's Big Priest ft. Psychic Scream, Embrace the Shadow - Hearthstone Top Decks](http://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/decks/theos-big-priest-ft-psychic-scream-embrace-shad
42:49
December 16, 2017
23: Three Hours Dungeon Run!
Twas the night before Kobolds, And all through the dungeon, I run through some decks For the ladder to Bludgeon. (I know, I know. Stick to Hearthstone and leave the poetry to professionals.) Links: - [The Happy Hearthstone Podcast - Delving into the Catacombs (Kobolds & Catacombs Review, Part 1) - Episode 105 | Free Listening on Podbean App](https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-9mfyc-7e343f) - [The Kobolds & Catacombs Cards That Hearthstone Community Members are Excited to Play! - Hearthstone Top Decks](http://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/kobolds-catacombs-cards-hearthstone-community-members-excited-play/) - [Janky Mage 2.0 - Hearthstone Top Decks](http://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/decks/janky-mage-2-0/) - [Theorycraft: Togwaggle Miracle Mill Druid - Hearthstone Top Decks](http://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/decks/theorycraft-togwaggle-miracle-mill-druid/) - [Top Deck Kings: A Hearthstone Podcast by KremePuff on Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/top-deck-kings-a-
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December 7, 2017
22: Dusting Off the Dust
With Kobolds and Catacombs just a week away, let’s take some time to look at cards you may already have that could suddenly see play again. Links: - [Steve Lubitz on Twitter: "Well, I’m going to give a huge thank you to @andrewisliving for making me pick Wallet Rogue up again, because turns out the deck is still go… https://t.co/I1AZGJMocR"](https://twitter.com/WickedGood/status/933138767644446720) - [Explore Kobolds & Catacombs on December 7!](https://playhearthstone.com/en-us/blog/21274276/explore-kobolds-and-catacombs-on-december-7) - [‎thehappyhearthstone.com](http://thehappyhearthstone.com/) - [Hearthstone Crafting Worksheet - Google Sheets](https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1yq5S0i7QnxOLUQ9XZMKCXRUtSFqSYi4nMm-S2FG6LiA/edit#gid=667004299) Contact Info: - [@Offcurve](http://twitter.com/offcurve) - [@WickedGood](http://twitter.com/wickedgood) - [Twitch](Twitch.tv/WickedGoodfm) - [Leave a review on iTunes!](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/off-curve-ta
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November 29, 2017
21: You Call That a Weapon?
I bounce back from a frustrating week on the ladder with a new perspective on how to choose a deck for ranked that you’re not going to hate. Plus bonus rundown of my take on Kremepuff’s wallet rogue! Links: - [andrewisliving - Gotta Get the Lag Fixed. :0 - Twitch](https://www.twitch.tv/videos/202439685?t=04h43m24s) - [\[GOLD\] vS Live App | Vicious Syndicate](https://www.vicioussyndicate.com/gold-vs-live-app/) - [Hearthstone Meta - HSReplay.net](https://hsreplay.net/meta/) - [KremePuff on Twitter: "After meme'n the first 4 days of the season, I decided to rank up to 10 today w/ this gem. Still have yet to draw prince on 2 LUL https://t.co/KfO2MbNLdG"](https://twitter.com/KremePuffHS/status/927264682980794368) - [Steve Lubitz on Twitter: "Buckled down and decided I was going to tempo rogue at least to rank 5. Got there tonight with my own take on @KremePuffHS’s wallet rogue, w… https://t.co/PNbXUD6LbK"](https://twitter.com/WickedGood/status/929551362513358848) Con
21:38
November 21, 2017
20: All the Fox To Give
You got Diablo in my Hearthstone! You got Hearthstone in my Diablo! (In other words, let’s talk about Kobolds & Catacombs for a while.) Links: - [Zalae's Big Druid (November 2017) - Hearthstone Top Decks](http://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/decks/zalaes-big-druid-november-2017/) - [Heskey4Lyfe's Big Warlock (October 2017) - Hearthstone Top Decks](http://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/decks/heskey4lyfes-big-warlock-october-2017/) - [Kobolds and Catacombs Expansion Guide, Release Date, Card Spoilers List - Hearthstone Top Decks](http://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/kobolds-catacombs-expansion-guide-release-date-card-spoilers-list/) - [Inn-vitational - Dungeon Run - Jungle Giants - YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bukyXfMBCS0) - [Inn-vitational - Dungeon Run - Grimestreet Grifters - YouTube](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHG_DuujK5o) Contact Info: - [@Offcurve](http://twitter.com/offcurve) - [@WickedGood](http://twitter.com/wickedgood) - [Twitch](Twitch.tv/WickedGoodfm) -
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November 9, 2017
19: Frozen Throne in the Rearview Mirror
With the new expansion announcement right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to look back at what I got right and wrong about cards from Frozen Throne. Links: * [GingaNinja's Murloc Paladin | Vicious Syndicate](https://www.vicioussyndicate.com/deck-library/paladin-decks/murloc-paladin/ginganinjas-murloc-paladin/) * [Walk to Work - A Mobile Hearthstone Podcast: Ep 282 - Getting to Legend: Playing into your Outs. GingaNinja's Top 30 Legend Murloc Paladin](http://hearthstonecommute.libsyn.com/ep-282-getting-to-legend-playing-into-your-outs-ginganinjas-top-30-legend-murloc-paladin) * [Zalae's Big Priest - Top 100 Legend (October 2017) - Hearthstone Top Decks](http://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/decks/zalaes-big-priest-top-100-legend-october-2017/) * [Teebs' Corpsetaker Tempo Rogue | Vicious Syndicate](https://www.vicioussyndicate.com/deck-library/rogue-decks/tempo-rogue/teebs-corpsetaker-tempo-rogue/) * [Climbing to Legend & Managing Anger in Hearthstone | The Id DM](https://th
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November 2, 2017
18: Lord of the Arena
Getting excited about dual class arena runs? Let’s make the most of them with this week’s guide to getting started with arena! See full show notes and links at http://offcurve.com!
23:33
October 24, 2017
17: The Good Kind of Patches
Let’s talk about the spooky patch that emerged from the darkness, and the good and bad that came from the Hearthstone Summer Championships. See full show notes and links at http://offcurve.com!
26:22
October 18, 2017
16: The Hearthstone Dictionary
I’m joined by Sabriel Mastin, an Overwatch content creator who recently returned to Hearthstone, to talk about life as a new player. See full show notes and links at http://offcurve.com!
25:06
October 11, 2017
15: Aches and Ladders
Now that ranked has turned into an actual Rat Race, let’s talk about what needs to be done to improve it for everyone. See full show notes and links at http://offcurve.com!
21:38
October 2, 2017
14: Go Big Priest Or Go Home
Hey, remember how last week I was hoping to improve my ladder results? About that… See full show notes and links at http://offcurve.com!
24:46
September 26, 2017
13: The Ranked Routine
I got to Rank 1 with this one weird trick! Not really, but I did revisit my ladder routine, and I learned some things about improving results on the grind to Legend.
17:59
September 20, 2017
12: Two Truths and a Lyra
Coin Concede’s RidiculousHat is back to discuss how not to use statistics in deckbuilding, and how to love Razakus Priest. Full show notes and links at http://offcurve.c...
44:52
September 12, 2017
11: Nerfed Nemesis
Now that we know what's changing in the next balance patch, it's time to figure out what it all means. See full show notes and links at http://offcurve.com!
24:42
September 5, 2017
10: A Natural Mistake
It’s time to have a calm and rational discussion about our new Druid overlords. See full show notes and links at http://offcurve.com!
21:55
August 30, 2017
9: New Meta, New Problems
Has Frozen Throne not lived up to expectations? Steve explains why you’re frustrated with the metagame and how to turn things around! See links and full show notes at http://offcurve.com
16:22
August 18, 2017
8: A Ridiculous Number of Decks
Coin Concede's RidiculousHat joins me to talk about all the new and shiny decks we've been playing! See links and full show notes at http://offcurve.com
28:49
August 15, 2017
7: Getting Gul'Dangerous
On the doorstep of the Frozen Throne, here are the decks to look for as the Death Knights descend on Hearthstone. See links and full show notes at http://offcurve.com
21:16
August 9, 2017
6: Arts of Crafts
With Frozen Throne sliding ever closer, how do you decide what to craft? Plus, helping a listener jump into Ranked for the first time! See links and full show notes at http://offcurve.com
21:20
August 2, 2017
5: Bearshark Best Shark!
Things to consider as you try to figure out which of the new cards will be good and which ones are waiting to become dust. See links and full show notes at http://offcurve.com
17:33
July 27, 2017
4: Roll Play
How being diagnosed with ADD affects how I approach randomness in Hearthstone. See links and full show notes at http://offcurve.com
16:04
July 20, 2017
3: Get Off the Floor!
The ranked floors can suck, but they don't have to. Let's figure out why the ranked floors are so hard so that we can get past them faster! Full show notes are available at http://offcurve.com
16:56
July 13, 2017
2: Knights of the Frozen Throne
So, about that new Hearthstone expansion...
15:22
July 7, 2017
1: The Quest Rogue Nerf
Intro • Ladder Results - 7/3 • The Quest Rogue Nerf - Design Space • The Quest Rogue Nerf - New Players • Closing and Contact Info
17:47
July 3, 2017
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