28 - Velen's Chosen: Whispers of C-Nothings
The Chosen discussion today centers around the new expansion news Whispers of the Old Gods! No discount deck featured this week as we have so much to talk about with Standard adding all these new cards, whispers of our projections, and overall hype!
New Expansion: Whispers of the Old Gods
*Blizzard Site: http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/expansions-adventures/whispers-of-the-old-gods/
*Hearthpwn Old Gods Live Post: http://www.hearthpwn.com/news/1215-whispers-of-the-old-gods-expansion-reveal-live
*Hearthhead Old Gods Live Blog: http://www.hearthhead.com/news=251776/whispers-of-the-old-gods-expansion-liveblog
*Polygon Official Post: http://www.polygon.com/features/2016/3/11/11200586/whispers-of-the-old-gods-hearthstone-expansion-everything-we-know-new-cards-reveal
*1 Hour Press release with players video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNmlI6MmlY0.
*134 unique cards (if 20 are legendary like the GvG and TGT then we have 248 total cards)
*16 cards will be themed directly for C’thun but the other old Gods will not have their own minions
*Expansion release: end of April or early May
*Monday Patch: More deck slots, Thailand server release, Deck Recipes, UI Preview
*Pre-purchase Promo: 50 packs for $50 available March 14th and get an exclusive “Eye of C’Thun” cardback. They will not be able to be opened until Launch Day.
*Promotional Period Log-in bonus: 3 free OG packs, C’Thun, AND 2 Beckoner of Evil cards.
*Reddit: C’Thun and all the cards related to him aren’t going to be in Arena (source: https://www.reddit.com/r/hearthstone/comments/4a0063/announcing_the_new_expansion_whispers_of_the_old/)
*March 21: www.oldgods.com will have a participation for community to get more reveals
New Cards: Polluted Hoarder, Corrupted Healbot, Validated Doomsayer, C’Thun, Beckoner of Evil, Twilight Elder
*N’Zoth, Yogg-Saron, & Y’Shaarj will all be Legendary Old God cards at 10 mana.
*Deck Recipes: http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/blog/20056279/let%E2%80%99s-get-brewing-with-deck-recipes-3-8-2016
*Reynad PC gamer Nerfs Article: http://www.pcgamer.com/reynad-on-the-10-old-cards-blizzard-should-nerf-for-hearthstone-standard/
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