Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 33 Nerf Incoming

January 16, 2018

A slow news week it be folks.  

Rod discusses the first week of UHL, both playing in and shoutCasting matches for.  The guys talk about other random things that are happening in the world of Blizzard, such as the Overwatch League recently starting.  The guys talk about Ben Brode's recent comments about upcoming "balance changes (aka a nerf, hence the episode title)".

The music, as is always, is provided by Metaphorical Lions, who can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MetaphoricalLions/.

You can find Rod on twitter @rod_johnston and on twitch at twitch.tv/rod_johnston.

You can find the podcast on twitter @tier5podcast and through email at tier5podcast@gmail.com. You can find a link to our discord at https://discord.me/tier5

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 32 Kremepuff KIngs

January 9, 2018

Although it may not be obvious from the title, we have a special guest this week! Kremepuff from the fantastic Top Deck Kings podcast arrives to share some top level knowledge, and also goes into the recent ratrace he participated in.  

The guys go over a light news week, and ask Kremepuff some questions about his time with Hearthstone.

Kremepuff can be found on twitter at 

https://twitter.com/KremePuffHS 

His podcast Top Deck Kings can be found at

 https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/top-deck-kings-a-hearthstone-podcast/id1023499484?mt=2 

The music, as is always, is provided by Metaphorical Lions, who can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MetaphoricalLions/.  

You can find Rod on twitter @rod_johnston and on twitch at twitch.tv/rod_johnston.

You can find the podcast on twitter @tier5podcast and through email at tier5podcast@gmail.com. You can find a link to our discord at https://discord.me/tier5 

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 31 United Tier 5 2017

January 2, 2018

It's official! Rod talks about being announced as one of the participants of United Hearthstone League! 

The guys play an interview Rod did with Fairest Biscuit, the organizer of the league.  

All the information for the United Hearthstone League can be found:

Next, Rod and Adam discuss their awards for 2017.  Basically, its a review of the year by the guys.  They discuss things like favorite expansion of the year, and hopes and dreams for Hearthstone in 2018.

The music, as is always, is provided by Metaphorical Lions, who can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MetaphoricalLions/.

You can find Rod on twitter @rod_johnston and on twitch at twitch.tv/rod_johnston.

You can find the podcast on twitter @tier5podcast and through email at tier5podcast@gmail.com. You can find a link to our discord at https://discord.me/tier5 

 

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 30 Blisterguy Is Back Alright!

December 26, 2017

The great lad from down under makes his triumphant return to Tier 5, Blisterguy!  This time, Blisterguy gets to hang out with both Rod and Adam.  

The guys discuss the state of the new meta, and what is going on right now.  

They also discuss Blisterguy's recent invitation to the Sydney Invitational, where he was invited by the official Australian Blizzard team.  

News stories from this week

https://dotesports.com/hearthstone/news/app-store-pack-rates-19688 

http://www.pcgamer.com/blizzard-says-sorry-for-hearthstone-quest-glitch-with-free-kobolds-catacombs-packs/ 

https://dotesports.com/hearthstone/news/best-hearthstone-decks-2017-19508#list-1

Deck of the week

### Summoner

# Class: Priest

# Format: Standard

# Year of the Mammoth

#

# 2x (1) Northshire Cleric

# 2x (2) Netherspite Historian

# 2x (2) Shadow Ascendant

# 2x (3) Curious Glimmerroot

# 2x (3) Kabal Talonpriest

# 2x (3) Twilight Acolyte

# 2x (4) Duskbreaker

# 2x (4) Twilight Drake

# 2x (5) Cobalt Scalebane

# 2x (5) Drakonid Operative

# 2x (6) Cabal Shadow Priest

# 2x (6) Spiteful Summoner

# 2x (7) Bonemare

# 1x (8) Free From Amber

# 1x (8) Grand Archivist

# 2x (10) Mind Control

#

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#

# To use this deck, copy it to your clipboard and create a new deck in Hearthstone

You can find Blisterguy at https://twitter.com/blisterguy on twitter and his podcast twitter at https://twitter.com/walktoworkhs and his podcast can be downloaded at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/walk-to-work-a-mobile-hearthstone-podcast/id1074167723?mt=2 .  

The music, as is always, is provided by Metaphorical Lions, who can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MetaphoricalLions/.

You can find Rod on twitter @rod_johnston and on twitch at twitch.tv/rod_johnston.

You can find the podcast on twitter @tier5podcast and through email at tier5podcast@gmail.com. You can find a link to our discord at https://discord.me/tier5 

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 29 Cubelock Fever

December 19, 2017

Rod is now a MULTI-TIME LEGEND PLAYER! BOOOYEAHHHHHHHH! IT WASNT A FLUKE!

That is all. 

Rod and Adam talk extensively about their dungeon run experiences and they go over a list of the top 5 bullshit bosses.  They talk a lot about the new craze on the ladder, Cubelock! 

The guys also give out a $20 Battlenet giftcard! 

The music, as is always, is provided by Metaphorical Lions, who can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MetaphoricalLions/.

You can find Rod on twitter @rod_johnston and on twitch at twitch.tv/rod_johnston.

You can find the podcast on twitter @tier5podcast and through email at tier5podcast@gmail.com. You can find a link to our discord at https://discord.me/tier5

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 28 A Legendary Dad Returns

December 13, 2017

Warning! This episode may contain audio hiccups!

The GREAT Ben Reddington of http://www.dadlegend.com/ makes his triumphant return to the podcast, becoming our first repeat guest!  Ben, Rod and Adam discuss what they've been doing with the new meta.  The new single player content is discussed extensively, with tips and tricks from the guys!

Rod has made his first deck of the week!

### Control
# Class: Warlock
#
# 2x (1) Kobold Librarian
# 2x (1) Voidwalker
# 1x (2) Bloodmage Thalnos
# 2x (2) Defile
# 2x (2) Doomsayer
# 2x (2) Drain Soul
# 1x (2) Tainted Zealot
# 2x (2) Vulgar Homunculus
# 2x (4) Hooked Reaver
# 2x (5) Despicable Dreadlord
# 1x (5) Skull of the Man'ari
# 1x (6) Rin, the First Disciple
# 2x (6) Siphon Soul
# 2x (7) Abyssal Enforcer
# 2x (8) Twisting Nether
# 1x (9) Master Oakheart
# 2x (9) Voidlord
# 1x (10) Bloodreaver Gul'dan
#
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#

Go to the Dad Legend discord (after the Tier 5 discord, of course!) https://discordapp.com/invite/wyWN67Z 

Also, go buy a Tier 5 (or Dad Legend, or 1600 Dust... lol ;) t-shirt!) 

The music, as is always, is provided by Metaphorical Lions, who can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MetaphoricalLions/.

You can find Rod on twitter @rod_johnston and on twitch at twitch.tv/ionakeda (Rod is now an affiliate!) 

You can find the podcast on twitter @tier5podcast and through email at tier5podcast@gmail.com. You can find a link to our discord at https://discord.me/tier5

 

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 27 The Episode That Never Ends

December 5, 2017

It is almost here! On the eve of Kobolts and Catacombs, Rod and Adam review most of the remaining cards from the upcoming set.  They talk about the cards they think will be strong and which ones will fall flat on their face.  They also talk about the decks they think will benefit the most from the upcoming set.  

Enter our Tier 5 Contest to win a $10 Blizzard giftcard.  

What’s you’re tier 5 card from the new set?

     Example we talked about King Togwaggle on the show and how he is one of our favorite Tier 5 cards. Let us know yours by emailing / or tweet us the card and a quick reason as to why you         picked it.  Email us at tier5podcast@gmail.com or send your entry to our twitter @tier5podcast.  A winner will be announced on December 19th episode!

We are selling t-shirts! Go to https://dadlegend.com/shop/ and pick yourself up an amazing Tier 5 tshirt! What a better Christmas present for all!  

Rod and Adam also appeared on the latest Realm Maintenance podccast! So go check that out! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-249-give-me-5/id554811869?i=1000396080826&mt=2 

The music, as is always, is provided by Metaphorical Lions, who can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MetaphoricalLions/.

You can find Rod on twitter @rod_johnston and on twitch at twitch.tv/ionakeda.

You can find the podcast on twitter @tier5podcast and through email at tier5podcast@gmail.com. You can find a link to our discord at https://discord.me/tier5

 

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 26 Meme King Togwaggle

November 28, 2017

Adam and Rod continue to talk about the revealed cards from Kobolts and Catacombs.  The highlight is obviliously the new meme king, King Togwaggle.  Perhaps he will someday be in the Tier 5

hall of champions along side Hemet and Archbishop Benedictus.  Why not, Tier 5 always needs more mascots!

The music, as is always, is provided by Metaphorical Lions, who can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MetaphoricalLions/.

You can find Rod on twitter @rod_johnston and on twitch at twitch.tv/ionakeda.

You can find the podcast on twitter @tier5podcast and through email at tier5podcast@gmail.com.  You can find a link to our discord at  https://discord.me/tier5

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 25 Mining Silver and Salt

November 21, 2017

Cards, cards and more cards! 11/20/2017 marked the beginning of the card reveils, so Adam and Rod talk about all the revealed cards.  They talk about the cards they like and those they dont, and which ones they believe will see play in the upcoming meta.  

(Note: 25 is the silver anniversary.  Just saying...)

The music, as is always, is provided by Metaphorical Lions, who can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MetaphoricalLions/.

You can find Rod on twitter @rod_johnston and on twitch at twitch.tv/ionakeda.

You can find the podcast on twitter @tier5podcast and through email at tier5podcast@gmail.com.  You can find a link to our discord at  https://discord.me/tier5

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 24 Jack Bauer Attacks

November 15, 2017

When the world is trouble from eminent danger, who else is here to save the world then Jack Bauer? Him, or Tier 5.  Rod and Adam discuss their weeks on the ladder, and how they're preparing for the new expansion. 

The guys discuss the new arena exclusive cards that got choosen at Blizzcon.  They go over other various Hearthstone news. 

The music, as is always, is provided by Metaphorical Lions, who can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MetaphoricalLions/.

You can find Rod on twitter @rod_johnston and on twitch at twitch.tv/ionakeda. Give Rod your 80gold friend quests! akeda#1918!

You can find the podcast on twitter @tier5podcast and through email at tier5podcast@gmail.com.  You can find a link to our discord at  https://discord.me/tier5

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