Welcome to the latest addition of our weekly round-up of everything that's been happening in Hearthstone over the previous seven days.
From news to features and all of our updated deck guides, you'll be able to jump in and catch up on everything that's happened on the site this week.
- 1. HCT Summer Championship 2017 deck lists revealed - Take a look at what the cream of the competitive crop will be taking to this weekend's HCT Summer Champinship matches.
- 2. Choose Your Champion returns - Bag some free packs for picking a winner in the aforementioned tournament!
- 3. Hearthsone art team takes part in Reddit AMA - The Hearthstone art team gave us a fascinating insight into what goes into crafting all of the game's cards.
- 4. Ben Brode explains how improvisational comedy can aid game design - Hearthstone's popular game director released a fascinating video that details the lessons he learned from taking part in improv comedy.
- 5. Unlicensed Apothecary bug to be fixed - The ultimate Evolve pain is about to be removed from the game.
- 6. Hearthstone ladder changes won't be revealed at BlizzCon - What you can - and can't - expect to see when BlizzCon kicks off next month.
- 7. Mike Donais talks final design and the current meta - Catch up on the PCGamer interview with Hearthstone's senior designer.
- 8. Casper “Hunterace” Notto wins Rat Race - Get a load of the Priest deck list used by Hunterace to win the latest Rat Race event.
- 9. Alternate Mage hero Khadgar now available in South Korea - The popular alternate Mage portrait returns.
- 10. Details of the October's card back revealed - The Unholy Knight artwork's looking pretty sick this month...
Top 10 Hearthstone decks
Based on our ever-evolving and comprehensive Tier List, these are the decks you should be piloting if you want the briskest trot up the Hearthstone ladder in the month of October.
Although we typically rank these lists in alphabetical order, here's our quick appraisal of the Top 10. Click any of the links for essential guides to playing each and every one:
- 1. Highlander Priest
- 2. Tempo Rogue
- 3. Jade Druid
- 4. Evolve Shaman
- 5. Murloc Paladin
- 6. Zoo Warlock
- 7. Aggro Token Druid
- 8. Pirate Warrrior
- 9. Midrange Paladin
- 10. Secret Tempo Mage
(Our tier list will actually be getting a mid-month refresh at some point this week - stay tuned for updates!)
That's all for this week! If there's anything else you'd like to see us cover on Metabomb, feel free to drop us a line using our contact page or by sounding off in the comments!