Category: Gwent

Gwent
synergygod3773

Let’s talk about the Gwent Roadmap for 2020

This article was written by SynergyGod3773 and edited by Sevenzh. Gwent’s 2020 roadmap was just released and it brought some people to tears while others rejoiced to hear some of CDPR’s 2020 vision (pun intended) for Gwent. The Gwent team, led by Pawel Burza and Jason Slama, recapped Gwent Homecoming’s first year and brought to the forefront their aspirations for the upcoming calendar year. These topics included all of the following: PS4/Xbox One – Support will be discontinued for consoles

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Weissenberg

Merchants of Novigrad #7

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! While Gwent goes through what sports casters call a silly season, the Merchants shift their focus from the esports scene and the overall balance to content creation. How does one start their career as a Gwent content creator? What motivates Gwent youtubers and streamers? We’ll discuss these and many more topics

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Guide
Brandon Parker

Beginner’s Guide to Gwent – Part 5

Welcome to the fifth and last part of our Beginner’s Guide series! We hope you’ll enjoy reading through the rest of the guide! 8) ADVANCED GAMEPLAY ADVICE, RANKED PLAY AND PROGRESSION Advanced gameplay advice This section details out more advanced gameplay advice to help teach newcomers the finer aspects of Gwent. This kind of stuff can get complicated so buckle up! Topics include: mulligans, round progression, general player plans, etc. The importance of mulligans / redraws A mulligan in card

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Guide
sevenzh

Beginner’s Guide to Gwent – Part 4

Welcome to the fourth part of our Beginner’s Guide series! We hope you’ll enjoy reading through the rest of the guide! 7) WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE FACTIONS? While each Faction doesn’t limit general deck archetypes (ex. Nothing is stopping you from playing cards based around buffs, no matter what faction, for example), some Faction specific cards and Leaders go better with some strategies than others. In addition, each Faction has general trends and keywords that feel ‘exclusive’ to

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Guide
drdenuz

Beginner’s Guide to Gwent – Part 3

Welcome to the third part of our Beginner’s Guide series! We hope you’ll enjoy reading through the rest of the guide! 5) I’VE GOT A BUNCH OF NEW CARDS. WHAT SHOULD I DO? ALSO WHAT CARDS SHOULD I CRAFT FIRST? I highly recommend making small tweaks to the starter decks as soon as possible, as you likely don’t have enough resources to make a completely different deck. You can either edit the starter decks directly, or create a new deck

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Guide
drdenuz

Beginner’s Guide to Gwent – Part 2

Welcome to the second part of our Beginner’s Guide series! We hope you’ll enjoy reading through the rest of the guide! 3) OKAY, SO I’VE PLAYED SOME MATCHES. HOW DO RESOURCES WORK, AND HOW DO THEY ALLOW ME TO BUILD A DECK? Game currency / Resources The types of game currencies The reward system in Gwent is a little more larger in scope than most games. There are a few different resources you can see at the top right of

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Guide
drdenuz

Beginner’s Guide to Gwent – Part 1

Welcome to the first part of our Beginner’s Guide series! We hope you’ll enjoy reading through the guide! So you want to play Gwent? Then you’ve come to the right place! The purpose of this guide is to act as a useful beginner’s guide to the poorly explained aspects of Gwent, some of which are quite important to game. It will also hopefully clear up any common hesitation / anxiety about the first steps of playing Gwent. If you have

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Guide
YurdleTheTurtle

Beginner’s Guide to Gwent

This guide was originally created by YurdleTheTurtle, and has been updated by DrDenuz, Gulox2 and Sevenzh. So you want to play Gwent? Then you’ve come to the right place! The purpose of this guide is to act as a useful beginner’s guide to the poorly explained aspects of Gwent, some of which are quite important to game. It will also hopefully clear up any common hesitation / anxiety about the first steps of playing Gwent. If you have questions, for

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Community
Weissenberg

Merchants of Novigrad #6

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! With the iOS release Gwent’s playerbase has increased dramatically, but does it mean that the game is finally in a good spot? And what does the influx of new players mean for content creators on platforms like YouTube and Twitch? There’s no better person to answer these and many more questions

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For Fun
Weissenberg

Honest Deck Guide: Tactical Recruitment

Hello and welcome to the Honest Deck Guide 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 time we will present you with a creative and off-meta deck to kill time with and each time we will be completely honest about its flaws and shortcomings. Tactical Recruitment As we all know Enslave has been a fairly popular leader ability for

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Eternal
Team Rankstar

This Week In Team Rankstar 11/1

There is a plenty to see, this week in Team Rankstar! We just opened the door to a new title, God’s Unchained, and we are very excited for what the future holds for that game. Check out all of the content we had come out this week and stay tune for more coming up next week! Eternal God’s Unchained Gwent Magic: the Gathering Mythgard The Elder Scrolls: Legends Want to support our content? There’s many ways, best of which is

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Gwent
Lordbushwook

Teamrankstar Presents: Bushy’s Brawl

Teamrankstar is excited to announce our 4th Gwent tournament spearheaded by our team member lordbushwook: Bushy’s Brawl. The swiss stage will take place on November 23rd at 2PM CET and double elimination top 8 will take place on November 24th at 2PM CET. IMPORTANT NOTE: All games are expected to be streamed to twitch. (if your PC cannot stream Message lordbushwook#7545 on discord) How to install and use OBS to stream: https://youtu.be/9XfDuMLXCxM Prizes:1st: $502nd: $303rd: $20 The whole event will

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Community
Weissenberg

Merchants of Novigrad #5

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! Throughout its history and presence on platforms like Twitch Gwent has seen content creators come and go. Most of those who left the game could count on nothing more than a cold welcome had they wished to come back. And our guest knows all about it. Within a month Jaggerous, who

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Weissenberg

Weekly Stream Recap: The Empire of Greed

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 achieve the peak of Gwent memery. The Empire of Greed My dear friends, it’s that time of the month again. No, I’m not talking

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Deck Tech
Weissenberg

Weekly Stream Recap: Swarm Like Never Before

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 deck and non-competitive and each week we will design a set of rules we have to follow throughout the broadcasts. Swarm Like Never Before While Gwent has drifted towards the tournament meta and the

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Community
Team Rankstar

Welcome to the team Ace_Of_Plays

As our love for Gwent continues to grow, so does our content roster! We are very excited to welcome the content producer and well known YouTuber to the team: Ace_Of_Plays! Make sure to subscribe to their YouTube channel! Get to know them more here: https://teamrankstar.com/ace_of_plays/

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Team Rankstar

This Week In Team Rankstar 9/20

We are ready for this weekend’s Arena Rumble! It has been a big undertaking, and we could not be more excited to have it on the horizon! We appreciate everything our sponsors have contributed, plus everyone taking part in the event planning. Good luck to all of the competitors! We have also expanded into TEPPEN recently, and had our first meta breakdown posted this week. Stay tuned for more TEPPEN content soon! Lastly, we just published our Mythgard New Players

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Deck Tech
Weissenberg

Weekly Stream Recap: Commanding the Troops

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 deck and non-competitive and each week we will design a set of rules we have to follow throughout the broadcasts. Commanding the Troops Soldiers Nilfgaard… That one Nilfgaard deck that is always around, but

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drdenuz

GWENT NEWS ft. Weissenberg & Babyjosus | Pawel Burza on Merchants of Novigrad Podcast?!

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! In this weeks episode we pay a lot of attention to the recent challenger, some stats, memes, & more! GUESTS With great pleasure I welcome two great guys and my very good friends Weissenberg and Babyjosus!

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Team Rankstar

Welcome to the team BeeBoBoop

We are incredibly excited to welcome BeeBoBoop to the Gwent Stream Team! Anyone who has been involved with Gwent on Twitch has likely seen BeeBoBoop’s stream pop up, or stopped in for a chat. If you haven’t, now is your chance: https://www.twitch.tv/beeboboop Get to know them more here: https://teamrankstar.com/beeboboop/

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Team Rankstar

Welcome to the team Weissenberg

We are excited to welcome the newest member to the Gwent Content team: Weisseberg! Make sure to check out their Merchants of Novigrad podcast, as well as the other work they have already contributed on Team Rankstar! Get to know them more here: https://teamrankstar.com/weissenberg/

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Team Rankstar

This Week In Team Rankstar 9/13

Mythgard Closed Beta came out this week and Team Rankstar was all over it! We are incredibly honored to be able to participate in the launch to the extent that we did, and have things in store for the Open Beta launch as well! Not to mention, our Arena Rumble event has been going off with a bang, and we are very excited for the finals coming up soon! We have a lot more events being announced in the coming

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For Fun
Weissenberg

Weekly Stream Recap: Purified Guardians of the Holy Shaelmaar

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 design a set of rules we have to follow throughout the broadcasts. Purified Guardians of the Holy ShaelmaarAssimilate Nilfgaard is one the archetypes that I have

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Competitive
Flake

Fran-tic Pace: Hitting Pro Rank

There is a certain satisfaction that comes with taking the hard road to success. Blazing your own trail towards achieving your goals, rather than taking the path frequently traveled. This is not entirely that kind of discussion. This is more of an article that follows the first two steps of the instruction booklet, and soldiers on from there. This is about how you, too, can get to Pro Rank with Francesca. I’ve taken the hard road to Pro Rank before,

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drdenuz

Gwent News | A hectic week

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! In this week’s episode, we get together to take a look at a really cool artwork, a few observations, some memes regarding the patches, and so much more! GUEST Unfortunately this week things were a bit hectic and

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Team Rankstar

This Week in Team Rankstar 9/6

Some really exciting things have been happening in the CCG world this past week! Aphelion and Magikarp had the pleasure of spending time with Direwolf Digital at PAX this weekend, getting some awesome info as well as spoilers for the upcoming set 7: “The Flame of Xulta”! Also, several new MTG sets were announced, cataloguing what we can expect next year, as well as plenty of spoilers for the upcoming “Throne of Eldraine” set! In MTG news, Stoneforge Mystic was

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drdenuz

GWENT NEWS ft. BeeBoBoop & thehandofdown and Mercernn | MEME REVIEW?

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! In this weeks episode I will present to you Mercernn’s contest for the Most Charming Frog in Gwent, few ideas on how to improve Gwent’s visuals and I send one big thank you to CDPR. Oh,

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For Fun
Weissenberg

Weekly Stream Recap: Imperial Academy of Magic

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 deck and non-competitive and each week we will design a set of rules we have to follow throughout the broadcasts. Imperial Academy of MagicNilfgaard Mages is a deck idea that initially gained some recognition

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aceofplays

Custom Card Review #7 | GWENT

Hey, guys! It is time for another custom card review, and I’ve got some great ones for you today. In addition to the cards featured in my video, I’ve also got two exclusive cards for our lovely readers. Before we begin, I just want to remind you that if you want to share your own custom cards, you can do so via any of the links listed at the bottom of the article. Now, let’s proceed to the main event!

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drdenuz

DOUBLE FINISHER FRANCESCA | Deck Showdown

INTRO When I read the patch notes and saw the changes I immediately knew that Francesca is going to be really great in this update. As I woke up the next day I was impatiently waiting for the patch to download. Then I jumped to game and created this deck I have been making in my mind before sleep. So here is my creation which I’m really proud of and have a lot of fun playing! THE DECKGUIDE MULLIGANS In

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Competitive
Team Rankstar

This Week In Team Rankstar 8/30

It has been a very nice end of the month here at Team Ransktar, with the announcement of our newest Hearthstone tournament: Brawlers of Uldum! On top of that, we have our Rankstar Arena Rumble just around the corner next month, and we could not be more excited for these events. Be sure to preregister as they will likely fill up! If you make it to PAX West this weekend, be sure to drop by the Inked Gaming booth for

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drdenuz

Fun Seasonal deck for your last (desperate?) push | Deck Showdown

Hellooo there! DrDenuz here once again with a banger of a deck for your Seasonal mode! This time I am bringing you a showdown for my Woodland Spirit “Hyperthin” deck with a surprising finisher! And the finisher is one and only beautiful Mourntart! So without further a due let’s get into the deck showdown! The Deck Mulligans The obvious mulligans are double Foglet and Wild Hunt Riders. You obviously don’t want to have both of them in hand. Other than

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drdenuz

Gwent Songs to cheer you up in the dark times!

Hey guys & gals it’s DrDenuz here and I have something new for you! I have decided that I will use my guitar (I would go as far as call them skills) to make some original Gwent Songs for you! Yes I know I may not have the voice of Priscilla and am not as charming as Dandelion but I have tried my best with these two songs to make your day at least a little bit better in these

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drdenuz

GWENT NEWS ft. watchflake | What is it like to be a CDPR’s caster?

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! In this week’s episode we will take a look at a truly incredible cosplay on Queen Meve, look at some predictions for the future of Gwent, laugh at some memes, and much more! GUESTS I am

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Aphelion

This Week In Team Rankstar 8/23

We are excited to be partnering with Inked Gaming and Akquire for our “Customize The Way You Play” giveaway! On top of that, we have a new Wild Meta Snapshot out this week, plus plenty of other articles to fill up your weekend. Community Eternal Gwent Hearthstone Magic: The Gathering Mythgard The Elder Scrolls: Legends Underlords 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

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drdenuz

GWENT NEWS ft. BabyJosus | Renewed Gudrun Shupe

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, where I bring you all the important stuff from Gwent in one place! In this weeks episode we take a look at some suggestions from the players for cards and a skin for Emhyr, then we hop over to a fun little observation and also we have some MEMES as always!

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The ultimate hail mary
Competitive
Johaggis

Playing to your outs

What is “playing to my outs”? It’s a way of playing that might help you win some games that seem lost.

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For Fun
drdenuz

HOW TO MILL – DECK SHOWDOWN

Editor’s Note: This is an opinion piece from DrDenuz and doesn’t necessarily reflect the beliefs of Team Rankstar! Prologue The META of Gwent has developed and it came up with decks that thin to zero or only few cards left. And that made me start to play my deck child, Mill, again with great success. This Mill deck I’ve been playing from the start of Homecoming (obviously with some changes) has taken me to Rank 1 while devouring the likes

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Aphelion

This week in Team Rankstar 8/16

We have had several new content producers putting things out with Team Rankstar this week! Ace_of_plats, the113lift and others who are working on new projects. On top of that, we announced a new MTGA tournament series to look forward to! We are also very excited to post an updated TESL Meta Snapshot for the post Masters Series Meta! Eternal Gwent Hearthstone Magic: the Gathering Mythgard The Elder Scrolls: Legends Use the code “TRS12” to get 12% off your order on

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Gwent
aceofplays

Custom Card Review #6 | GWENT

Hello everyone! My name is Alex, AKA Ace of Plays, and I make content for Gwent: The Witcher Card Game on Youtube. I am very passionate about creating custom cards as a way to get creative with a CCG, and after having done a handful of custom cards videos on my channel it has become quite evident that a large part of the Gwent community share my passion. The custom cards featured in my video series are for the most

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drdenuz

GWENT NEWS ft. Spyro_ZA |Current State of Gwent

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, where I bring you all the important stuff from Gwent in one place! In this weeks episode of GWENT NEWS we together explore some fine observations by the users on Gwent’s subreddit, a great new Gwent Card Predictor app, memes and more! Guests For this episode I welcome Spyro_ZA of Team

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Team Rankstar

This Week In Team Rankstar 8/9

An exciting week for the CCG realm! Hearthstone got a new expansion, Gwent got a huge balance patch, several of our members received the opportunity to play the new CCG Causa. Top that off with MercurioBlue joining Team Rankstar and a Trail Stories with our very own Magikarp, there is a lot to sink your teeth into this week in Team Rankstar! Community Eternal Gwent Hearthstone Magic: the Gathering Mythgard The Elder Scrolls: Legends Use the code “TRS12” to get

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