The first Gwentlemen Giveaway has ended!

The first Gwentlemen Giveaway, most graciously sponsored by our very own Gravez, has ended. The giveaway was based on the article dealing with player archetypes, and required participants to submit cards designed for each of the three. I’d like to thank my judges; Greyboxer, GumGumFacePunch and Regbo for helping me with …

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Player Archetypes

Introduction Magic the Gathering, as most of you know, is the Gaea of Collectable and Trading Card Games. It was created by Richard Garfield, and published by Wizards of the Coast in 1993. The game, which has acquired its cult status before some of you were born, was the first …

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On Defining Decktypes

The first truly competitive metagame in Gwent has been established, which is a great time to draw conclusions from our experiences. In this short concept article, I’ll be defining card archetypes, but I’ll expand to a range of topics including why certain decks have very high winrates against other decks, …

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Roach Scoia’tael

This is my Scoia’tael deck that I’ve been using at the top of ladder to great success.  It’s gone through hundreds of changes and iterations in the past 17 days since ranked launched, ultimately culminating in this list. Every card choice was meticulously chosen, with specific explanations listed below. General …

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Move Advantage

Why Move Advantage Move advantage is one of the fundamental concepts of Gwent that every new player must fully understand before being able to properly develop as a skilled player. As such, fledgling players might often underestimate the utilities provided by move advantage and thus focus much more on cards with high raw strength …

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New Cards Analysis #1

  For the first ever major Gwent content update, Swim and Rysik analyze the recently revealed cards, and discuss their expected impacts on the metagame in the new and highly anticipated ranked mode. Bear in mind these analyses and predictions will be made with the competitive meta in mind, and …

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