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Post-Homecoming Gwent has seen its first competitive balance change, a hotfix affecting artifacts and Golden Froth-style effects. But the cards themselves didn't change; their provision costs did. What does that mean for Gwent's present...and future?

Green Cricket's avatar By Green Cricket, November 11, 2018
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Storm the fields with a big pack of commandos TWICE, turn your Soldiers into Revenants and gamble with Gaunter to take the victory!

This and more in today's in-depth deck guide!

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GwenTalk Episode 8, where Green Cricket and Shinmiri discuss Homecoming with McBeard.

Green Cricket's avatar By Green Cricket, October 10, 2018
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Deckbuilding has changed drastically in Homecoming, providing us with more freedom to create our decks.
To utilise this freedom to our full advantage, the video offers suggestions to card distributions, how many archetypes should be included in a deck and more.

In addition, we'll take a look at each faction to discover the mechanics and potential synergies of their cards.

DeusExPersona's avatar By DeusExPersona, October 8, 2018
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Brouver Shupe is a deck that was first introduced after the Midwinter Update in December 2017. However, it did not reach its full prominence in the meta until Saber97’s guide on April 2018, and further innovation by high-ranking Chinese players in May 2018. After that, it quickly rose in popularity, culminating in Gwent Open #6 where six out of eight players (including the winner, Kolemoen, and runner-up, proNEO) were equipped with it. However, Brouver Shupe then fell out of the meta, becoming much less popular as a ladder and tournament pick.

This article will track the rise and fall of Brouver Shupe, and how this has been impacted by the changing tournament meta.

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Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales began as an expansion to Gwent and wound up its own standalone game with Gwent as its combat engine. As CD Projekt Red makes its first big Thronebreaker media push, what can we learn about Gwent Homecoming?

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Hi. I’m Lothari, and this the second half of my Homecoming article. In the first half of the article, we began looked at Project Homecoming's background and began to look into some of the concerns raised about it. In this second half, I will continue to look at the concerns and draw some conclusions based on CDPR's solutions and development strategy.

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Hi. I’m Lothari. I have been playing Gwent since the end of the Closed Beta and, having spent some time as a game developer in my day job, not only do I have a good grasp of the game as a player, but also some insight into its development process.

After a long wait, Homecoming is now right around the corner. What we’ve seen so far has made a lot of the community nervous. This is somewhat normal with all games, but with this article I’d like to look into some of the concerns raised so far and whether we actually need to worry.

This article is one of two that will be published over the coming days.

 

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Our second look at Homecoming is here! Let's put the video up front.

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The article gives insight in the tournament preparation of Team Aretuza’s Gwent Challenger #4 finalists AretuzaAndyWand and Damorquis.

Preparation and the choice of the right strategy is crucial when going into Gwent Masters tournaments. Predicting the opponents’ line-ups, making the right meta call and inferring information from previous tournament performances of decks and players respectively, all of that lays foundation for the choice of strategy for the next event. A good tournament preparation includes not only a strong strategy, but also a fair amount of practice and testing, to optimise not only the tech choices but also the player’s ability to execute the game plan successfully.