Countering the Meta: Tips for Deckbuilding

Den covers essential concepts you should be thinking about if you have an aspiration to one day break the meta.

Hi folks, it's Den again, this time to talk about something that is a dream of every card game player: building a deck that will break the metagame.

Let’s be honest here, this is something a lot of players are trying to do, or believe can do. But in reality, it doesn't happen often that a real meta-breaking deck is found. It is especially harder the longer the meta lives; when fewer and fewer ideas are left to explore.In this piece, I'm not going to give you a magic formula on how to 'break ...

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Den has been in love with strategy games for as long as he can remember, starting with the Heroes of Might and Magic series as a kid. Card games came around the middle school - Yugioh and then Magic. Hearthstone has been his real breakthrough and he has been a coach, writer, and caster on the French scene for many years now. Although it took him a bit to get into Legends or Runeterra, his EU Seasonal Tournament win was the perfect start to get involved in the community. He now coaches aspiring pro players and writes various articles on the game. Find him on Twitter at @den_CCG!

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