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TEPPEN
stouthelm

Shinku Hadoken Ryu – TEPPEN Deck Guide

He’s the easiest hero to pick up in TEPPEN, but he’s also difficult to master. Ryu has been the starting point for countless Capcom video games because he doesn’t require a lot of knowledge for beginners. But mastery for Ryu in TEPPEN is similar to the fighting games he’s known for. Precise timing, optimal trades and a lot of practice will separate an average Ryu player from an expert. The goal of this deck guide is to help you elevate

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Competitive
Calebovitsch

Deck Check – An Elvish Bargain

In this episode of Deck Check Calebovitsch tries to understand the Bargain mechanic and strikes a deal with two Elves … and proceeds to show you not one, but two versions of an Elvish Bargain aggro deck in Expedition.

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Eternal
Tchamber5

Backlash Episode 29: More FoX

Tim and Gerry Discuss more FoX! We also go over The latest happenings from Riot Games! //iTunes //Soundcloud//Spotify FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: @NotoriousGHP @Tchamber5 @TeamRankstar SUPPORT THE CAST: https://www.patreon.com/Backlashpodcast

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The Elder Scrolls: Legends
the113lift

Episode 19: CVH Returns to Legends Cast!

On episode 19 Mark and DBN get a chance to hang out with CVH from Bethesda!  This is also the first episode they add full segments to the show.  Join them as they cover the latest TESL news, arena changes, this week’s gauntlet, Q&A with CVH, some CVH trivia, and Mark’s final thoughts.  This is not an episode to miss because it gives some insight into the life of Bethesda, the design philosophy behind gauntlet, and what goes on behind

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Community
Team Rankstar

This Week In Team Rankstar 10/18

Things have been quiet this week at Team Rankstar. After the launch of our new website, many of us have been putting our heads down to work on bigger projects. Expect some cool things coming up before the end of the year! Eternal Gwent Magic: The Gathering Mythgard TEPPEN Don’t forget, you can play your games with your style with Inkedgaming.com. Use code TRS12 at checkout for 12% off your final purchase total! Make sure to follow us on our socials

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Mythgard
markthius

The Boneyard VII: Extra Sauce

Welcome to The Boneyard post show! We talk with Lazergician about the upcoming Moonlight Masquerade event and what decks we expect to see. Bring your best deck and battle for the crown in this best of three event on October 26th with the Top 8 LIVE cast on October 27th! Registration is now OPEN: https://bit.ly/2MgoZgF

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Magic: The Gathering
warlordhank

This Week in Arena 2019-10-18

This week’s Magic the Gathering Arena news including: Mythic Championship 5, GerryT Interview, Pro Decklists, ELD Constructed

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Competitive
Calebovitsch

Drafting with the Stars #31 – Regrets?

Sometimes, while drafting, you come across a decision point where you can choose between a couple of options, each of them rated similarly. At the end of the day are you results oriented at what cards did come your way, or are you assessing it all with a cool and calculating mind? The first way can come with some regrets…

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Deck Tech
iowatheboat

October 2019 Grand Prix 9 Deck Lists by iowa

Hey guys, it’s iowa. Today I have 9 deck lists for each hero in the game that you can take to the Grand Prix on October 18th. Not sure what Grand Prix is? Go check out my detailed explanation here. The information available on the website is intended to be a general information resource regarding the games covered. You should not construe this as fact or professional advice. The content on Team Rankstar is designed to support and develop the

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TEPPEN
NewSchoolBoxer

Advanced Guide to Dark Destruction: Push to Champion and Beyond

INTRODUCTION The information available on the website is intended to be a general information resource regarding the games covered. You should not construe this as fact or professional advice. The content on Team Rankstar is designed to support and develop the community. We are not affiliated in any way with CAPCOM or GungHo Online Entertainment. NewSchoolBoxer here with Part 2 of the complete guide to Dark Destruction (DD). The Hero Art is in a good spot in the meta and

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Community
Weissenberg

Merchants of Novigrad #4

A biweekly podcast where we discuss everything Gwent, from the freshest of leeks and patch news, through the meme and content creation, all the way to the competitive scene! As the future of the competitive scene remains uncertain we’re looking back at the previous tournaments, their most memorable moments and what made them a real treat for the audience and the participants alike. And who’s a better person to break it down for us than TailBot, the winner of Gwent

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Community
The Mantid Man

Lore Broker’s Files: Parsa

This is the Second episode in the Lore Broker series. This series continues to cover the story, lore, and theory within the world of Mythgard in short, easy to take in sections. In this episode we look at everything that makes the Empire of Parsa such a force in the world. Enjoy the journey in to the Lore Broker’s Files, as always Spoilers Ahead.

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Community
Calebovitsch

Drafting with the Stars #30 – Seventh Draft of the Seventh Format

Hello and welcome to a new installment of Drafting with the Stars! A new format is upon us, along the new and much improved teamrankstar.com website! This is a story of the seventh draft of the seventh set format. After playing in the so-called pre-release draft format we all got a taste of things to come … Is the new reality what we were hoping for? Let us dive in and start picking and choosing and analyzing and … Pack

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Competitive
ThePlatypusKing

Praxis Ramp | Video

Decklist on EWCI think this deck is very well positioned in spite of it’s mediocre to bad match-up vs Unitless. I used it for my whole masters climb this month. Watch how I Decimate the competition in this video!

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Community
Team Rankstar

This Week In Team Rankstar 10/11

We could not be more excited to launch our new website this week! We appreciate all of the support and feedback we have received so far, looking forward to continuing to improve the Rankstar experience! On that note, we are launching a weekly video recap by Whats_Up_Woody, check it out here: Eternal Gwent Magic: the Gathering Mythgard TEPPEN The Elder Scrolls: Legends Don’t forget, you can play your games with your style with Inkedgaming.com. Use code TRS12 at checkout for 12%

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Magic: The Gathering
warlordhank

This Week in Arena 2019-10-11

This week’s Magic the Gathering Arena news including: Patch 1.00.02, Emma Handy Interview, Golos Field, Mardu Knights, Azorius Flyers

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The Elder Scrolls: Legends
the113lift

Legends Cast Episode 18: Oblivion Unleashed

This is a pretty free flowing episode with Mark and DBN.  This episode was recorded on release day for Jaws of Oblivion! The episode starts off with them sharing their initial thoughts on the expansion and, they have a pretty extensive conversation about a few cards. Additionally they to respond to a few folks who joined them in the twitch chat for their first live recording. Finally, they even make some really early predictions and recommendations for cards to craft

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Community
Tchamber5

Backlash episode 28: FoX Impressions

Tim and Gerry Discuss their first impressions of the FoX! We also go over the OP announcement. //iTunes //Soundcloud// FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: @NotoriousGHP @Tchamber5 @TeamRankstar SUPPORT THE CAST: https://www.patreon.com/Backlashpodcast

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Mythgard
markthius

The Boneyard VI: Extra Sauce

Welcome to The Boneyard post show! We talk with Charmer about his experience at Twitchcon and the struggles of being a full time freelance caster while also balancing life.

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Community
notoriousghp

Meta Monday: October Week 1

Editor’s Note: Meta Monday was delayed this week by the launch of our fabulous new website. Welcome to Meta Monday, presented by NotoriousGHP.The following people made this article possible: GrandarChriseayKingAndrewSusuexpCoffeeParasolGoaychanhongQuitschi As always, if you’d like to contribute data and have your name featured in the article, make sure to submit your games to both the Throne Ladder and Expedition Ladder forms. If your opponent was on an off-meta deck, please just write a little bit of information about it to

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TEPPEN
stouthelm

Heart Tank MegaMan X – TEPPEN Deck Guide

We’re nearly four complete seasons into TEPPEN and we’ve seen just about all of the nine available heroes find some deck that works very well. But there’s one that lags behind everyone else by a large margin, which is pretty disappointing for lifelong CAPCOM fans. Yes, the beloved blue bomber is not very good in the game’s current meta. MegaMan X’s problems stem from the slow nature of green element cards in general and some of the least impactful hero

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Community
Tchamber5

Glimmers Of Genius: Emma Handy

The Facts:  Favorite Deck? Modern Infect Favorite Color (or Color Combo)? Simic Favorite Card? Gitaxian Probe Favorite Format? Mental Magic IRL Occupation? Magic writer, commentator, coach, player.  I write for SCG and Tolarian Community College, do casting for SCG, coach people over the internet, and grind tournaments/Magic online. Age?  27 Team Affiliation? None, as far as I’m aware. Most Notable Achievement (MTG related) Winning the PAX Magic championship earlier this year is probably the biggest thing I’ve won, but that’s

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Eternal
Calebovitsch

Deck Check – Battle Skill Olympics

In this one Calebovitsch makes use of the alternative art Twitch drop premium super rare never-before-seen unit and passes a torch … or what passes as a torch … around some units.

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Gwent
trynet123

Deckbuilding on Patch Day: Thrive Monsters

Hey guys, I was thinking about doing another generic, “Top x cards of the expansion” article, but we see enough of those. This month, I wanted to write about something a little different, and I’m not sure how it’ll turn out. Rather than an article that provides a decklist and talks about it, I wanted to write about the process of getting to that decklist. The process of taking a rough idea for a deck, and refining it. Not wanting

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Deck Tech
theboxermathematics

TheBoxer’s Corner: Ø

“But I have patience and experience. A man can do anything if he has those.” – Helmut Zemo, Captain America and the Winter Soldier Hello and welcome back to TheBoxer’s Corner! Unless you speak a Nordic language or study mathematics you probably aren’t familiar with the character Ø. In math it is the symbol used to represent the Empty Set. The Empty Set is the most important set (if you adhere to the ZFC formulation of Axiomatic Set Theory). In

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Community
Team Rankstar

This Week In Team Rankstar 10/4

We missed last week because Aphelion and Magikarp went to TwitchCon! So we are getting caught up with lots of the happenings over the past two weeks, including some new faces! Community Eternal Gwent Hearthstone Magic: the Gathering Mythgard https://teamrankstar.com/lore-brokers-files-chapter-1/ The Elder Scrolls: Legends Use the code “TRS12” to get 12% off your order on InkedGaming here: http://bit.ly/2WrjhR5 Make sure to follow us on our socials and check out our sponsors: https://linktr.ee/teamrankstar

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Community
drdenuz

GWENT NEWS ft. Freddybabes & Qupor’s Baldshot

Editor’s Note: This is an opinion piece from DrDenuz and doesn’t necessarily reflect the beliefs of Team Rankstar! INTRO Hello guys & gals and welcome to the fifth part of GWENT NEWS! This is where I bring you all the important stuff from Gwent in one place! This week was in the name of Gwent Reveals once again but it would take too much time to cover all of it. So we will just cover the memes, an incredible play, some tips and a cosplay!

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Community
Team Rankstar

Welcoming Silverfuse to Team Rankstar

Silverfuse has been a long standing member of the TESLegends community. She is now splitting her focus among new titles, including Mythgard. Having worked with Team Rankstar on a number of projects in the past, she is a natural inclusion into the Team Rankstar roster. We are beyond excited to be working with her! Get to know her more here: https://teamrankstar.com/silverfuse/

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Magic: The Gathering
warlordhank

This Week in Arena 2019-10-04

This week’s Magic the Gathering Arena news including: Patch 1.01.00, Ally Warfield Interview, Win Every Card Event, Jeskai Superfriends, Esper Dance, Bant Golos, Gruul Smash, Abzan Wolves

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The Elder Scrolls: Legends
the113lift

Legends Cast Episode 17: Gates and Wraiths

In this episode Mark and DBN talk all about the newest expansion coming to TESL, Jaws of Oblivion. They discuss the new invade mechanic, review a handful of cards, then reveal and review a new card coming out in the expansion! Check out this episode to get prepared for the gates of oblivion opening up on October 8th! Here is the card that we got to reveal, Faded Wraith.

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The Elder Scrolls: Legends
the113lift

Legends Cast Episode 16.5: Finishing a Crafting Guide

With Jaws of Oblivion just around the corner and Dead Broke Nerd joining the show Mark decided to wrap up the crafting guide with a bonus episode.  There would simply not be enough time to return to this segment in the coming weeks.  This show tackles the epic and legendary crafting guide for Yellow, Green, Purple, Multicolored, and Neutral Cards. 

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Mythgard
markthius

The Boneyard V: Extra Sauce

Welcome to The Boneyard post show! We play an 80s trivia game with Woody to test his movie and music knowledge of his favorite decade.

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The Elder Scrolls: Legends
Izana

Moons of Elsweyr Arena: Wax and Wane

In the last article, we discussed the impact of the Keywords introduced to the TESLegends’ Arena environment during the Alliance War expansion. Now, we are going to discuss the overall impact of Moons of Elsweyr in this game format. Note that it’s impractical to analyze card by card, so I’ll just focus on important aspects like game mechanics, specific case studies and game balance of the main attractions of the expansion. Moons of Elsweyr is praised by the general community

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Community
Weissenberg

Merchants of Novigrad #3

A biweekly podcast where we discuss everything Gwent, from the freshest of leeks and patch news, through the meme and content creation, all the way to the competitive scene! If you’re a fan of Gwent tournaments, their atmosphere and intensity, you will definitely enjoy this episode. Our guests this week are the iconic caster duo of McBeard and Flake. They are both long-time members of the community who through their hard work earned the utmost respect of the Gwent playerbase.

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Community
The Mantid Man

Flame of Xulta Spoiler: Waylay

Editor’s note: This is a guest article that TRS has published on behalf of the writer. All credit goes to GhettoBiolan. Hey Party Peoples, It is I, GhettoBiolan, here once again with a community spoiler.  While my spoiler this time isn’t as cool as a legendary spell that creates and draws a Dragon, it is still, at least, a rare that has a rather unique effect that doesn’t yet exist in Eternal.  Now before I go showing you this shadow

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Deck Tech
Weissenberg

Weekly Stream Recap: Viva Vivienne

Hello and welcome to the Weekly Stream Recap with Weissenberg! In this segment your humble servant and the loyal subject to the Nilfgaardian Emperor provides a written testimony of his adventures in the realm of Gwent. Each week we will try our luck with a creative and non-competitive deck and each week we will try to design a set of rules we have to follow throughout the broadcasts. Viva Vivienne With the season slowly coming to an end and the

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Community
The Mantid Man

Lore Broker’s Files: Chapter 1

This is the first episode in a brand new series from Team Rankstar that covers the lore of Mythgard in short, easy to take in chunks. The episodes have visuals but you do not have to watch to be able to enjoy. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a peek into The Lore Broker’s Files. Spoilers ahead, this episode covers everything in Chapter 1 which acts as the game tutorial.

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Community
noahc92

Budget Decks for Mythgard – October 2019

October! What a fun month…. trick-or-treaters, spoopy memes, budget decks…. October truly has it all. Let’s sit down to enjoy some candy and talk about what this article is. Previously, the idea behind these decks was to present options for new players looking to jump into ladder play and bypass the “finding out what cards to use to start winning hard early” phase of learning the game. Personally, I’m not a free-to-play player, nor am I anywhere near it. I

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Hearthstone
Reno

SN1P-SN4P Warlock – why it is so strong and how to nerf the deck

It’s no news that SN1P-SN4P Warlock is currently the strongest deck in the Wild format, and possibly one of the most powerful decks to ever existed in Wild. In terms of oppressiveness, the deck is comparable to some of the top decks in the most imbalanced meta in the game like Midrange Shaman or Standard Jade Druid. It’s achieved a perfect score of 100 in Vicious Syndicate’s power ranking, a score that’s only been achieved by the craziest decks that’s

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For Fun
Tenchuu

Follow the Purple Rabbit

Limitation breeds creativity. How to build a deck with a fractured or minimal collection? Let´s explore that with Green-Purple Ramp!

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Community
Tchamber5

Backlash Episode 27: FoX Spoilers Part three!

Tim and Gerry Discuss the latest in Flames of the Xulta Spoilers! //iTunes //Soundcloud// FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: @NotoriousGHP @Tchamber5 @TeamRankstar SUPPORT THE CAST: https://www.patreon.com/Backlashpodcast

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Community
Tchamber5

Glimmers Of Genius: Ally Warfield

The Facts: Favorite Deck of all time: it was UR Twin in Modern Color Combo: BUG/Sultai Card: Leovold, Emissary of Trest  Format: Conceptually, I love Standard even though some Standard formats suck Occupation: School Counselor Age: 23 Team: Team Nova  Most Notable MTG Achievement: Top 4 at GP Indy Tim: First of all, thank you for making time for an interview! Myself and many others at this point have been following your magic career for a while now, and it’s

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The Elder Scrolls: Legends
the113lift

Legends Cast Episode 16: In the Maw of Oblivion

This is a big big episode!  Not only did the newest expansion, Jaws of Oblivion, but Mark also welcomes Dead Broke Nerd as a full host on the show!  There is an announcement about TRS, a bunch of added announcements about the show, and an announcement about an upcoming card reveal!  Mark and DBN talk about the new expansions, share hypotheses about the newest mechanic, and review the first three cards.  The maw of Oblivion itself is upon us!

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Magic: The Gathering
warlordhank

This Week in Arena 2019-09-27

This week’s Magic the Gathering Arena news including: Client Release, Throne of Eldraine Release, Play Any Deck Trial, The New Standard, Bant Hero, Torbran Cavalcade

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