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At its heart, Gwent is a competitive game, and for those just starting out, making the transition into competitive play can be daunting, not least because it means understanding the ins and outs of terms and systems that might seem very alien. In this article, we will be looking at Gwent’s Ranked progression system and how the game uses MMR to determine players’ positions on the leaderboards.

Green Cricket's avatar By Green Cricket, April 16, 2019
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The Bran Value deck is probably one of the most popular decks in the meta, but there is an another underestimated archetype: Control Bran!

Thanks to his consistency, he is not only able to destroy everything the enemy puts onto the board, but also to generate a ton of tempo thanks to the Discard package and the higher average provision / card output.

SwanDive's avatar By SwanDive, April 16, 2019
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The Season of the Elves is well underway and the new Crimson Curse meta is starting to settle. With our new approach to the Meta Snapshot, Team Aretuza and Team Nova have continued to analyse what’s strong and what’s popular to bring you our largest Meta Snapshot to date with a whopping 33 decks for you to try on the ladder.

Green Cricket's avatar By Green Cricket, April 13, 2019
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Freddy's Combo Eist deck revives a leader that has struggled to get a foot into the ranked ladder for quite a while.

In this video, we discuss the deck, answer questions like Heimdall versus Bekker's Twisted Mirror and then we head into some coop matches to showcase the deck's potential.

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For players whose in-game resources are tight, knowing which cards give most value for those resources can be difficult. Which cards are the best in a set? Which can be used in the most decks? Which cards from a new set are most likely to let me keep up with competitive play? In this new Aretuza Academy lesson in our Deckbuilding course, we are giving you our recommendations for the top cards to craft of Gwent's new Crimson Curse expansion.

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Jamedi and Miketocome of Team Nova return for the last part of their three-part series analyzing and evaluating all 101 Crimson Curse expansion cards. In Part 3, they take a look at all the new cards for Northern Realms, Monsters and Nilfgaard.

SwanDive's avatar By SwanDive, April 6, 2019
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Team Aretuza and Team Nova are proud to present our 7th Gwent Meta Snapshot!

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Jamedi and Miketocome from Team Nova return for Part 2 of their three-part series analyzing and evaluating every single one of the 101 new cards brought to Gwent with the Crimson Curse expansion. In this part, they take a look at all the new cards for Scoia’tael and Skellige.

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Jamedi and Miketocome from Team Nova, competitive players with a long experience playing Gwent and two of the authors of Team Aretuza and Team Nova's Meta Snapshot, analyze the game's new expansion Crimson Curse card by card. In the first part of this series, they focus on all the new Neutral cards.

BobbyKazoole!'s avatar By BobbyKazoole!, March 30, 2019
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The Crimson Curse has finally been uttered! The update is live on all platforms, and players are undoubtedly eager to test out the new leaders, the countless archetypes enabled by them as well as the whopping 12 new keywords. Team Aretuza content creators have been experimenting with the new leaders and archetypes enabled by the 101 new cards.