To set the scene for right now’s Hearthstone (Free) occasion, we have to return in historical past in World of Warcraft, rolling the clocks again to late 2008 for an in-game occasion that ran main as much as the Wrath of the Lich King growth. An in-game faction referred to as the Argent Daybreak confirmed up in any respect the capital cities in recreation to combat towards the scourge invasion. Crates appeared in recreation that when opened contaminated gamers. Ten minutes later, they became a zombie. The occasion ultimately ramped as much as it taking much less and fewer time to turn out to be a zombie and the loopy half was gamers had been in a position to infect different gamers… So nobody was secure. It was gloriously disruptive, and one in all my favourite issues that ever occurred within the recreation. Right here’s my guild on the time taking up Orgrimmar (one of many Horde capital sequence):
At the moment, Hearthstone is internet hosting an occasion that’s kinda sorta comparable. Principally, a choose group of individuals (which I’m guessing is a couple of journalists and streamers) will begin with the Mark of Hakkar card again, and anybody they play an entire recreation with can even be with the Curse of Hakkar, and be awarded the cardboard again. As soon as they’ve the cardboard again, everybody that they play will equally be cursed. (Though on this mild being cursed is definitely an excellent factor.
We’ll be streaming right now at twitch.television/toucharcade spreading the curse to as many individuals as doable. I’m additionally actually dangerous at Hearthstone, so I’ll even be gifting away principally free wins within the course of. In case you’re all for snatching the cardboard again, come on by.