Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 38 No Blizzard, BAD BLIZZARD

February 20, 2018

Rod and Adam talk about their weeks on the ladder! (Rod has finally hit Dad Legend).

The guys just talk about whats working for them and what they're learning on the ladder, including the strength of token paladin.  Adam discusses how much he loves secret mage.

The guys scold Blizzard for their recent announcement of a Wild Tournament.  

The deck of the week is Big Druid! 

Buy a tshirt! https://dadlegend.com/shop/ 

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 www.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 37 New Meta, Same Stuff?

February 13, 2018

Adam has been deported back to the United States, so we're back with an episode analyzing the meta as we're experiencing it.  The guys go over some decks that are prevelent in the new meta, and how they're countering what they're seeing.  

Adam goes into his level up segment, talking about his experiences in his ultimate goal to hit legend.  

Rod expresses his undying hatred for the phrase "Dilly Dilly."

Buy a t-shirt at www.dadlegend.com/shop 

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 www.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 36 BottiRaige

February 6, 2018

Adam is back in the land of maple syrup and Tim Hortons, so Rod went out and recruited a couple of swell guys to help him do a podcast! 

Rod welcomes Daniel https://twitter.com/Stormraige23_HS from the Blizzlet podcast and Botticus https://twitter.com/BotticusHS from Coin Concede to the show!  The guys give each lots of shit and talk about the game on the day of the most recent patch (Patches, Raza, Corridor Creeper and Bonemare).  

Check out their podcasts! 

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/blizzlet-hearthstone/id1216396214?mt=2 - Blizzlet

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coin-concede-a-hearthstone-podcast/id1025768401?mt=2 - Coin Concede 

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 35 Who Listens To The Watchman

January 31, 2018

Who Listens To The Watchman?

We do, and now you do you too! 

https://twitter.com/watchmanhs - Grant from Velen's Chosen appears!  

The guys go over Grant's history and love of Hearthstone.  

They discuss the recently announced ladder changes and the announced nerfs.  

Velen's Chosen can be found https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/velens-chosen-a-hearthstone-podcast/id1037879338?mt=2 

(They're good people).  

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 http://twitter.com/rod_johnston and on twitch at https://www.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 34 The Holy Hand Grenade of Tier 5

January 23, 2018

This week, Rod and Adam recap some of the HCT World Championship from the weekend.  Rod talks about his busy podcasting schedule, and how the UHL is going.  

Adam does a segment about what he's learned from pushing to legend!

Buy a Tier 5 t-shirt at https://dadlegend.com/shop/!

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 https://www.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 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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