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The Art of Hearthstone: Playing the Cards You're Dealt


How do you make a game built around collectible cards in a digital space that is visually compelling and still feels anchored in the World of Warcraft universe? This talk will discuss how a clear set of guiding principles, relentless iteration and a healthy dose of creativity made all the difference in Hearthstone's pursuit of a new way to play digital card games.

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  • GDC 2014
  • Ben Thompson
  • Blizzard
  • free content
  • Visual Arts
  • Visual Arts