Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 11 Jade Empire

August 15, 2017

This week, Adam and Rod discuss the brand new Knights of the Frozen Throne meta.  The guys talk about the cards they're enjoying, the state of the meta and the recent Arena mishaps by Blizzard.  The general state of the arena meta is discussed.  The new most broken card in the game is also discussed: why is the card broken and what is it doing to the meta.  The deck of the week is the a new Jade Druid

### Infesting Jade

# Class: Druid

# Format: Standard

# Year of the Mammoth

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# 2x (0) Innervate

# 1x (1) Earthen Scales

# 2x (1) Jade Idol

# 2x (2) Wild Growth

# 2x (2) Wrath

# 2x (3) Jade Blossom

# 1x (4) Fandral Staghelm

# 2x (4) Jade Spirit

# 1x (4) Spellbreaker

# 2x (4) Swipe

# 2x (5) Nourish

# 2x (5) Spreading Plague

# 1x (6) Aya Blackpaw

# 2x (6) Jade Behemoth

# 1x (6) The Black Knight

# 1x (7) Malfurion the Pestilent

# 2x (8) Primordial Drake

# 2x (10) Ultimate Infestation

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You can find Rond on twitter at @rod_johnston, and on twitch at www.twitch.tv/ionakeda.

The podcast can be found on twitter @tier5podcast and emailed at tier5podcast@gmail.com.

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 10 Death Knights, Death Knights and More Death Knights

August 8, 2017

This week Adam and Rod cover a bunch more cards from Knights of the Frozen Throne (not all the cards that were released, but the cards they find interesting).  Death Knights are talked about alot, among other cool cards the guys are interested in. 

You can talk to the guys on social media!

Rod can be found @rod_johnston on Twitter and www.twitch.tv/ionakeda on twitch. 

The podcast can be found at @tier5podcast on twitter and be emailed at tier5podcast@gmail.com

The discord for the podcast can be found at https://discord.gg/Yc3ByPV

Please subscribe and leave us a 5 star review on iTunes!

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 9 Hearthstone Rap Game

August 2, 2017

In this week's episode, Rod and Adam spend a majority of the episode discussing the recently revealed cards.  They also discuss Ben Brode rapping and the beginning of the season.

You can contact the podcast at @tier5podcast on twitter and tier5podcast@gmail.com.

The podcast discord is located at: https://discord.gg/Yc3ByPV

Rod can be found on twitter @rod_johnston and on twitch at twitch.tv/ionakeda.

intro - Ben Brode's original rap can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-KU-_-CtJw (I sped up the original version)

outtro - J4CKIECHAN's original video can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2x_ofs0FxvA (also sped up this version)

 

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 8 Why Not Zoidberg

July 25, 2017

ADAM HAS RETURNED FROM THE DEAD (Or maybe just vacation, either way).  This week, Adam and Rod discuss some of the news from Adam's vacation and go over the recent card reveals.  The guys discuss some other news, including the results of Dreamhack Atlanta. 

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 7 A Ridiculous Hat

July 18, 2017

This week Adam is still on vacation, so Rod welcomes THE Ridiculous Hat from Coin Concede as his cohost for the week.  The guys discuss Ben Brode AMA, along with the state of the game after the Caverns Below Nerf.  The deck of the week is Big Druid.

Please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, and leave us a five star review!

The podcast can be reached on twitter @tier5podcast or through email at tier5podcast@gmail.com.

Ridiculous Hat can be found on twitter @ridiculoushat.

Rod can be found on twitter @rod_johnston, or on twitch at twitch.tv/ionakeda.

 

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 6 Two Guests, One Expansion

July 10, 2017

Adam is on vacation this week so Rod welcome's Ben Reddington ( on twitter) from #DadLegend https://dadlegend.com/

and Spivey (@Spyvrr on twitter) from the 1600 Dust podcast (https://1600dust.com/ and @1600Dust on twitter) join the show. 

The guys discuss The Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion announcement and the five announced cards. 

The Spring Championships are also discussed.

You can reach out to the podcast on twitter at @tier5podcast or at tier5podcast@gmail.com

Come join our discord also! https://discord.gg/Yc3ByPV.

Rod can be reached on twitter at @rod_johnston or on Twitch at www.twitch.tv/ionakeda. 

Leave a 5 star review on iTunes!

 

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 5 Going Wild

July 4, 2017

This week, Adam and Rod discuss the huge amount of recent Hearthstone news, including the Quest Rogue nerf and the upcoming expansion announcement.  The recent wild tournament is discussed, along with the deck of the week, wild Aggro Druid.  If you would like to contact the show, please email at tier5podcast@gmail.com.  Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, and please give us a 5 star review.  The show is on twitter @tier5podast.  Rod is on twitter @rod_johnston. 

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 4 A Legendary Focus

June 27, 2017

This week, Rod and Adam discuss their recent ladder experiences.  The news of no longer opening duplicate legendaries is discussed in length, and what that means for the game.  Rod's kryptonite deck, quest rogue, is discussed as the deck of the week.  The guys also discuss their plans for the new season which starts in a few days. 

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 3 State of Mind

June 20, 2017

In episode 3, Adam and Rod dive into how their ladder experience has been.  They discuss Rod's continued path for self improvement, both inside and outside  of Hearthstone.  Adam discusses how state of mind should effect your laddering, and then the deck of the week is discussed.  This week, the deck of the week is a Burn Mage both Rod and Adam have been laddering with.  Finally, Rod discusses his guilty pleasure card.  You can contact us on twitter at @tier5podcast or through email at tier5podcast@gmail.com.  First emailer goes into the hall of fame, just with no dust refund.  You can find Rod online on twitter @rod_johnston and on twitch at twitch.tv/ionakeda. 

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Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast - Episode 2 Zen Rod

June 13, 2017

This week, Adam and Rod discuss their recent ladder experiences.  They go over some news, including the possible leak of the new expansion.  They talk about the difficulties of the current meta, which is really difficult to pin down.  The deck of the week is an Aggro Murloc Paladin they've been playing, which is also a hit or mess deck on the current ladder.  Rod discusses his strategies on improving his temper and how he is attempting to bring that into how he plays Hearthstone, becoming a better Hearthstone player in the process.  A new segment is introduced, called Guilty Pleasure Card. 

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