Puzzle Lab Guide – Release Date, Experiments, Card Back

Our Puzzle Lab Guide has all of the information for the new single-player mode that is coming to The Boomsday Project expansion. This guide will feature the release date, full list of experiments, card back you can earn, and eventual

While we’ve had two back-to-back expansion with the rogue-like modes of Dungeon Run and Monster Hunt, this time it looks like we’re back in more of the adventure mode style of challenges.

Release Date: The Puzzle Lab opens on August 21st, 2018.

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In the Puzzle Lab you will face puzzles that will require you to find lethal in one turn, create a perfectly mirrored battlefield, clear the battlefield of minions, and survive against your opponent’s next onslaught. Here’s the official breakout of how all of these are explained by Blizzard:

  • Lethal (Destroy the enemy hero): In this experiment, the assistant is tasked with neutralizing the opponent in one turn using the cards at their disposal. We expect this will provide valuable insights into the destructive properties of many of our inventions.
  • Mirror (Create a perfectly mirrored battlefield): These tasks challenge the assistant to create a board state where both sides are perfect mirror images of each other: minion positioning, health, attack, etc. This should yield plentiful data on various means of board manipulation.
  • Board Clear (Clear the battlefield of minions): Pretty straightforward: clear the board of all minions. Our research suggests that minions play an important role in winning matches, and this set of challenges will help us better understand how to get rid of them.
  • Survival (Survive the enemy Hero Power): Finally, the Survival trial requires the test subject to restore their own health in order to survive their opponent’s next onslaught. A recent study has shown that dropping to zero health inversely correlates with winning games, and this experiment will further explore that relationship.

If you are able to complete all of these experiments you will go against Dr. Boom himself in a one-on-one showdown in his personal workshop! If you can take down Dr. Boom you will be rewarded with this awesome card back!

Puzzle Lab Card Back

We’ll eventually have tips and tricks with guides to help you complete all of the experiment, so stay tuned! Remember that this will be released two weeks after the actual expansion release!


  1. mo0nomaxos
    August 8, 2018 at 9:46 am

    only a card back…..?

    • Will Mainwaring
      August 8, 2018 at 10:14 pm

      Its the same as the previous 2 expansions. This isn’t designed to give you cards. Its designed to text your game knowledge and skills.

    • Rahul
      August 8, 2018 at 11:19 pm

      You will also get 3 free packs just for playing.

  2. Tenembris
    August 2, 2018 at 9:27 am

    This mode will be available for free like dungeons?

    • Lawrence
      August 2, 2018 at 11:07 am

      Yep, free single player content

  3. Omegax
    August 2, 2018 at 9:22 am

    This mode will be available for free?

    • Lawrence
      August 2, 2018 at 11:07 am

      Yep, free single player content

  4. OlafBiggles
    July 29, 2018 at 9:36 am

    Doesn’t really sound worth playing

    • Spiffy
      August 7, 2018 at 7:54 am

      Cool, then skip it! Pretty amazing world with lots of amazing choices to do or not do something!

  5. Dalcorex
    July 11, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    My only worry with this game-mode is that there will only be a single solution to the puzzles so once it’s complete there won’t be any replay value. That’s something i really enjoyed about dungeon run and monster hunt was the replay. I hope there are multiple solutions to find <3

    • Someone
      July 15, 2018 at 1:57 pm

      I honestly worry more that solution will force you to craft a bunch of useless cards

      • Anonymous
        July 21, 2018 at 9:33 am

        What do you mean “craft a bunch of useless cards?” I thought they would provide the cards for you in the challenge.?

        • xperio28
          July 23, 2018 at 3:20 pm

          They will provide u with cards and its bad!

          • Truffles
            July 23, 2018 at 7:26 pm

            First of all why is that bad? If you are doing this it is most likely for review, strategy enhancement, or learning, and sure that 1 legendary card looks soooooo cool and you don’t like pay to win, but if everyone who did this got those legendary cards it would be insane in lower levels. Second, just save up dust from packs or something.

    • Pink
      August 4, 2018 at 9:27 am

      There will probably be multiple different scenarios. Probably not an unlimited amount but enough for SOME replay value.

  6. Wall-e
    July 11, 2018 at 6:37 am

    Good thing we get a cardback. New ones are really hard to come by. That’s how you get the playerbase to play a different mode than standard! GJ Blizz

    • Ligma
      August 6, 2018 at 3:25 pm

      What’s wrong with Standard?

  7. SupHypUlt
    July 10, 2018 at 5:58 pm

    I was waiting for this kind single player mode in this game similar to the puzzle mode from yugioh video games that requires you to find the lethal.

  8. LiamL
    July 10, 2018 at 1:59 pm

    This looks awesome and super skill-based. Good job Blizzard for giving us something we haven’t seen before.

  9. Moltar
    July 10, 2018 at 1:46 pm

    Sounds interesting and not too RNG based like the other single player contents.

    Time will tell.


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