111 - Velen's Chosen: Grommash Part 1 & Ctrl Mage
This week on Velen’s Chosen, the crew chit-chat about lots of news at the top of the show, cover a cool deck this week: Control mage, discuss Garrosh Hellscream and cover some cool news hitting us just on the dawn of Blizzcon!
Brawl of the Week- Choose your spellbook carefully, champion! Pick 10 cards, and anytime you would draw a card, you instead Discover a copy of a card from your deck.
Gameplay Engineer Josh Durica talks about the game mechanics updates coming to Hearthstone in the next patch.
Venture Beat Interview with Ben Brode: Talked about what “casual mode” means to the Hearthstone team.
New Warlock Hero coming soon!: Nemsy Necrofizzle the gnome will be a reward for playing a Hearthstone Fireside Brawl at approved fireside locations from Oct 17th on but the “spooky swag boxes” for Halloween Fireside gatherings will only be available from Oct 9-Nov 5. *update 9.2 will reward Nemsy retroactively.
Mysterious Golden Card Blizzcon Virtual Ticket reward.”Golden Legendary”
Ben Brode Design Summit video on improv and how it can help when designing games.
Deck of the Week: KremePuff Burn Mage 2.0
Lore Moment: Garrosh Hellscream
- Cards in this lore: Kor’kron Elite, Warsong Commander, Grommash Hellscream, Malkorok, Deathlord Nazgrim, Cairne Bloodhoof, Vol'jin, Garrosh Hero, Jaina Hero, Varian Wrynn, Thrall Hero.
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