In Hearthstone, several factors constitute the unique look and feel of a class: Hero Power, mechanics, card art, background lore, and even hero art. All of those factors make up what we will call “class identity” from here on. Class identity constantly changes, and despite the fact that Basic and Classic sets […]
Lore class is in session! As the Academy of Scholomance opens its doors for the very first time, Hearthstone players get the chance to experience one of Warcraft’s most iconic places in their very own way. The light-hearted approach in which Scholomance is depicted through Hearthstone’s newest expansion adds a unique flavor […]
In Scholomance Academy, a college full of powerful teachers and students hungry for mystical knowledge, the Spellburst mechanic showcases the power of magic in Azeroth. The effect that activates after the first spell has been played in a turn opens up countless new design options for minions of Hearthstone’s upcoming expansion. As […]
Scholomance Academy Announcement Trailer – All Easter Eggs and Hints towards Past, Current and Future Content!
The Year of the Phoenix is in full effect, and while most players are still busy with single-player content and resolving the meta of Ashes of Outland, Team 5 just yesterday announced Hearthstone’s newest upcoming expansion, Scholomance Academy! Especially with the last extended announcement trailer for Ashes of Outland, the Hearthstone development […]
Interview with Hearthstone Game Designer Chadd “Celestalon” Nervig – Trial by Felfire, Initial Card Design, and The Lore of Murgur!
Ashes of Outland has brought one of the most lore-packed and nostalgic Hearthstone expansions to Blizzard’s card game. Just last week, the first part of AoO’s single player experience – Trial by Felfire – went live. It tells the story of Illidan and his Demon Hunter apprentice Aranna Starseeker (who is, notably, Elise Starseeker’s sister) […]