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03-23-2017, 03:41 AM
#21
Already downloaded, gonna play it later
03-23-2017, 04:43 AM
#22
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Posts: 3,239
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Originally Posted by blebhertz View Post
I know Hearthstone is the premier card game... but this game is pretty close
I would say Legends is far beyond Hearthstone in everything but card variety (which is mostly proportional to the age of the game and hard for a new CCG to compete with). Depending on your taste in presentation, HS might also be graphically more appealing (a common sentiment, though I don't share it).

But in the somewhat less subjective and *slightly* more quantifiable, such as mechanical variety, flexibility and sophistication*, design space elbow room and scope, developer attention and responsivity, balancing work and a resulting fresh and varied meta (even the top players can't agree if aggro, control, midrange, combo or tempo dominates the ladder at any given moment. It's wonderful), requirements and rewards for skill (the former not always an advantage for some gamers), deck building variety and possibilities, single player and story modes, and f2p viability/card access/more generous rewards, Legends occupies a very different space.

* The lanes and runes alone create an entirely different flow and offer many more tactical priorities than mostly removing big threats and otherwise going face. More than what was first apparent to me, and now I find it hard to play CCGs without them.

(This is not really that surprising or hard to believe, all the design chops and money behind Hearthstone notwithstanding. Hearthstone is explicitly not balanced for competitive play - thus Blizzard's adherence to RNG - and aimed at the largest possible segment of users.

Legends is still broad in appeal - I would have liked even less RNG and even more byzantine mechanics - but targeted specifically at the more dedicated end of the casual CCG spectrum as well as the entirety of the hardcore base, competitive players, and those who seek refuge from HS' RNG. And my own sad band of misfits - artifacts of the golden age of nedlessly complex TCG design, who want some Magic/Netrunner/L5R/etc in our digital card games to convince ourselves it was not all in vain, but who enjoy short matches and easily accessible gameplay more than we could ever admit in the face of the digital rebirth of our lost hobby.)

Even the aestethics consciously reflex this, in their more "mature" character.)

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Originally Posted by pka4916 View Post
Well according to this post it's also for Iphone

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showpo...0&postcount=22
No, that post only says it WILL be available for phones Which it will be, early summer.

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Originally Posted by henrycupcake View Post
jesus christ! i wish a dedicated player like you would also THAT into elderscroll online
Funny thing, my Legends-inspired renewed interest in TES lore and reports of improvements from ESO Unlimited and One Tamriel just convinced me to create my first ESO character since beta...

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03-23-2017, 06:41 AM
#23
Joined: Sep 2015
Posts: 204
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Originally Posted by Jaggus View Post
Bleh cards should fit into the pocket, the way a phone fits into the pocket.
Oh my. This is the best logic I've ever seen on this forum.

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Originally Posted by Jaggus View Post
Until this game is universal it's invisible.
Bleh for you Bleh

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03-23-2017, 07:01 AM
#24
Not usually a fan of games like this. But this one has really drawn me in. Absolutely loving it at the moment.


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03-23-2017, 08:14 AM
#25
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 153
Do you buy card packs with in-game currency or real money and pray to RNGesus?...or can you buy the entire set and subsequent expansions as a whole? I read a comment earlier in this thread eluding to the fact you could. Maybe it was just the way it was worded. Anyone have an answer for me?
03-23-2017, 10:17 AM
#26
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Posts: 3,239
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Originally Posted by MintCity View Post
Do you buy card packs with in-game currency or real money and pray to RNGesus?...or can you buy the entire set and subsequent expansions as a whole? I read a comment earlier in this thread eluding to the fact you could. Maybe it was just the way it was worded. Anyone have an answer for me?
The base set is bought as packs with six random cards, for either real money or in-game gold (which is earned at a rate that surprised me).

The Madhouse mini-expansion and the upcoming Fall of the Dark Brotherhood story expansion are bought as whole, complete sets, either as IAP or for gold earned in-game.

Bethesda has announced that all non-cosmetic content will always be purchasable for in-game funds.

No hard math, but the drop rate of rates, epics and legendaries in packs are considered anywhere between decent ( = better than Hearthstone) to quite generous.

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03-23-2017, 10:30 AM
#27
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 439
This game is really awesome. I usually don't send any money on IAP this fast, but i'm going to buy myself a starter pack
03-23-2017, 12:00 PM
#28
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 439
should i buy the starter pack from their website rather than on app store? I dont want apple to cut into Bethesda's profit margin
03-23-2017, 12:00 PM
#29
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 153
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Originally Posted by Ayjona View Post
The base set is bought as packs with six random cards, for either real money or in-game gold (which is earned at a rate that surprised me).

The Madhouse mini-expansion and the upcoming Fall of the Dark Brotherhood story expansion are bought as whole, complete sets, either as IAP or for gold earned in-game.

Bethesda has announced that all non-cosmetic content will always be purchasable for in-game funds.

No hard math, but the drop rate of rates, epics and legendaries in packs are considered anywhere between decent ( = better than Hearthstone) to quite generous.
Thank you for your quick response! I think it's cool that all subsequent expansions will be available as a set. It makes me very interested! Is there any news when it will be released on Android tablets?
03-23-2017, 12:57 PM
#30
Playing through the story-mode (through chap15) and so far, so great.

As others have mentioned it's Hearthstone+, but for me, it's even better, as the Elder Scrolls lore and art is far more interesting than WoW.

I also appreciate that it runs well on the ipad4, a generation of iPads that most devs (and unity) decided are no longer worthy of their attention.