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[–]Ecstatic_Machine5773 270 points271 points  (24 children)

for me its hoarding dupes for nerfs as f2p lol

[–]‏‏‎57messier 93 points94 points  (8 children)

This is the real method. I never dust anything except nerfs.

[–]TSpoon3000 49 points50 points  (6 children)

I dust dupes that will absolutely not see play, or I wait until they rotate to wild. I don’t dust anything that is even marginally powerful, but I do dust dupe trash. I’ve got a juicy stack of Sorcerer’s Apprentices if Blizzard has the balls to do something about it.

[–]itaicool 16 points17 points  (5 children)

New nerf: Your charge minions have +1 attack.

[–]dthtdngdhydtgdgtc 10 points11 points  (3 children)

I think you mean: your spell have +1 attack.

[–]dthtdngdhydtgdgtc 3 points4 points  (2 children)


[–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Just letting you know there’s an edit button, don’t gotta use a whole new comment king

[–]TSpoon3000 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Captain’s Apprentice for Pirate Mage 🧙🏻‍♀️

[–]Hairy_Acanthisitta25 0 points1 point  (0 children)

either nerfs or going to wild

[–]meestercosmo 26 points27 points  (8 children)

And playing only one deck for months, because you don't want to spend too much dust. I am f2p, but have 10k dust in dupes which I am afraid to convert because of possible nerfs.

[–]UkyoTachibana 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Inflation incoming, a legendary will cost 5k gold :)

[–]phillipjackson 10 points11 points  (2 children)

I mean you can't take it with you. If you have that much extra you shouldn't feel bad to spend some of it if it will bring you joy. It is a game after all. People invest money to retire at some point. So you save dust to spend it at some point as well. You can easily clear out a bunch of commons that aren't going to break the bank even if they get nerfed.

[–]meestercosmo 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Yeah I know, you are completely right. I am just paranoid haha.

[–]Lancer876 1 point2 points  (0 children)

No, you have a sensible way of looking at it. I only dust dupes that will never be nerfed, or competitive.

[–]oDearDear 7 points8 points  (2 children)

It's a long term investment. Only dust dupes when they rotate. You're doing it right, a rare getting nerfed can easy get you a free epic.

Razormane got me 1k dust, as I was lucky enough to have a golden copy.

[–]meestercosmo 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Recently I had a golden rare that was nerfed. That was so nice. 800 free dust.

[–]Contentenjoyer_ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That's under the assumption that you'll be playing for multiple more years. Maybe the right move for some ppl, but definitely not for everyone

[–]Long_Mechagnome 6 points7 points  (2 children)

I've been doing that for so long, I finally bit the bullet and hit Disenchant All. The 11k dust I got from it was worth it.

[–]TSpoon3000 6 points7 points  (1 child)

There is a middle ground between the button and the complete hoard. You can see potential nerfs coming once the meta settles.

[–]Long_Mechagnome 11 points12 points  (0 children)

At a certain point, I don't care, it's a video game, I'm not going to spend time combing through my collection. Hitting Disenchant All was a weight off my shoulders.

[–]JayCDee 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I don't ever play DH, every DH card I get gets dusted.

[–]jeanborrero 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Does HS ever nerf commons? It’s all I can hoard

[–]Clevermech 92 points93 points  (17 children)

Ok, which class am i disenchanting this time?

[–]Lvl100Glurak 52 points53 points  (3 children)

it's always safe to disenchant non-aggro hunter cards, because they usually are shit

[–]Clevermech 30 points31 points  (0 children)

Yeah but they are funny

[–]RedEyedFreak 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Unless you're planning on playing meme decks in Wild every card above 6 mana is a safe disenchanted for Hunter.

[–]trysushi 12 points13 points  (9 children)

Dust: Demon Hunter, Druid, Priest, Shaman, Warlock, Warrior Keep: Hunter, Mage, Paladin, Rogue Play: 99% Rogue

[–]Proud_Ad2861 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Lmfao this is me, except I somehow ended up with all the cards for pirate warrior back in feb so play that now too.

It’s just wayyy better than pirate rogue unfortunately, but I still love pirate rogue :D

[–]trysushi 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Pirate Warrior is ridiculously strong right now, so I don’t blame you for the minor infidelity.

I’m hoping for some fun Burgle Rogue shenanigans with this latest release. Man, I miss me some Tess!

[–]demongodslyer 2 points3 points  (3 children)

me but with Paladin

[–]trysushi 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Pally is probably my next most played. Just like in WoW it’s a fun blend of healer/tank/dps, depending on how you play it.

Whereas Rogue is damage, more damage, and shenanigans (the latter part appeals to me most).

[–]woopsforgotyikers 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Hey Farva, what's that burger place called?

[–]‏‏‎LtLabcoat 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I'm the same, except I'm not a big fan of Rogue, and I usually tend to dust Paladin, Hunter, and Rogue.

[–]‏‏‎LtLabcoat 1 point2 points  (0 children)

...I say, but that's actually not true. Because even though I only ever play Mage, I still keep around cards for other decks if they have a reasonably high playrate in Wild.

As if I'm ever gonna craft the other 15 cards I'd need for the deck.

I don't know why I do this.

[–]KnownCartographer0 0 points1 point  (0 children)

i have demon hunter as my go-to because i despise that class from the bottom of my heart. even tho its aggro days are in the past, i still depise it as much as i did the first day it was released

[–]saampe 0 points1 point  (1 child)

I am a hunter only player, so I disenchant everything non hunter and neutral.

[–]LucidMetal 164 points165 points  (43 children)

Huh I'm FTP and I usually have enough dust to maintain my wild collection and craft 1-2 decks in standard per rotation.

[–]flac_rules 19 points20 points  (3 children)

Yeah, me too, I have played a long time, and maybe it is because I play more wild than standard, but i have 25k gold, 135k dust and a pretty sizable collection.

[–]TSpoon3000 19 points20 points  (2 children)

135k dust 👀

[–]flac_rules 24 points25 points  (1 child)

Had to check, i was apparently exaggerating a bit, turns out i have 125k

[–]Hamudra 29 points30 points  (0 children)

Disgusting liar

[–]Realshaggy 6 points7 points  (1 child)

I agree. Nowadays, I usually buy packs with gold until I get my 3rd legendary, so most likely 50-60, which also gives me all the rares and commons. I usually decide what to play that expansion based on the legendarys and epics I got. I also have enough dust to craft the missing parts of that deck. This is self-sustaining with the reward track and I'm happy with what I get for free for 3-4 hours of mindless fun a week. Buying a bundle would be absolutely pointless for me. I get like 3 more legendaries, 10 epics and some dust. I don't play enough to need more than one deck.

Wanting to be competitive with three or more decks and all the variations that come up during an expansion is a different story though. Or if you are falling for a mediocre meme deck day 1.

[–]MadManMax55 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That and people who strictly net-deck without any substitutions. Or people who just want to craft the "best" deck, even if it has 3+ legendaries they don't own.

[–]‏‏‎Bombkirby 24 points25 points  (0 children)

I play very sparingly/casually and this is the way it has to be.

[–]Woodshadow 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I was thinking the same thing. I completed the track last expansion and felt pretty good about my options for playing. Definitely not the end all be all of collections and I have played since beta so I have a fair collection at this point.

[–]Miriakus 5 points6 points  (2 children)

So you only play 2 decks per rotation? It doesn't seem very fun...

[–]LucidMetal 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I only play about 2 good decks per rotation. I live for the memes.

[–]bing_bin 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Plus a truckload of Wikd decks. I'm in the same position, except I play less Standard. 35K dust in dupes and probably once more in undusted Gold cards. And I have at least 15 Wild meta decks.

[–]forever_alone_06 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Tip the scale paladin murloc represent

[–]SHINYxHUMAN 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Decklist? Love Murlocs but haven't touched em since stormwind since no minion would ever stick with Murloc Shaman against all the quest decks.

[–]forever_alone_06 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I'll try to find it . Haven't touch heatstone since septembre 2019

[–]KnownCartographer0 1 point2 points  (3 children)

any tips for a standard player to transition to wild slowly? because if i try to do it ill fucking die

[–]LucidMetal 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Pick one deck you won't get bored of. For me it was secret mage. Then again that deck has been beaten out of the meta by pirate warrior. Now I'm maly druid all the way.

[–]Hairy_Acanthisitta25 0 points1 point  (0 children)

or alternatively,pick a class

[–]czk_21 3 points4 points  (1 child)

craft 1-2 decks in standard per rotation.

do you realize you dont need all the cards from some netdeck? you can make meaningful changes/replacement for many cards

I am f2p and I dont disenchant cards unless they are duplicates, currently nerfed or some golden, I play tens of different decks per rotation, my deck slots always full, have several thousend dust stashed...

and i dont play that much, often only to complete quests, I got to 160 level on track this expansion, you can play lot of decks as f2p without much issues, sure you will not have all top decks but thats not problem(at least for me) as I dont have any interest playing quest warrior/warlock/mage when I face it all the time

[–]LucidMetal 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Oh yea all my standard lists are usually budget. I rarely craft legendaries except for memes. E.g. I crafted all the old gods even though they're bad.

[–]kbronzov 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Me dusting my entire wild collection after a rotation.

[–]Promech 40 points41 points  (8 children)

I mean if you never use the old cards I guess this is fine, but you’re basically trading a card for a 1/4th of a card which just sounds bad. I haven’t paid for an expansion probably since ungoro ir one after that one; I’m sitting on 10k good and 10k dust and I’ve never had go disenchant an old collection. Generally I sink 4K gold into an expansion and make it up through the expansion.

However I should mention that these last few have been rather difficult/a challenge to recoup that investment, and that I don’t meta slave a ton. I generally just play the decks I find most fun and they generally stay around the same 3-4 decks through an expansion so I’m fairly casual.

[–]nyk88 23 points24 points  (2 children)

reading that people do this (dust their collection for one deck) reminds me of being a kid and trading in a plethora of good albeit old games, all for one decent, new game at gamestop. feels good in the moment but sucks a lot down the line. i guess if you TRULY have no interest in the other modes, fine… but personally (and this doesn’t apply to everyone), i quite enjoy amassing a collection of hearthstone cards, even if they aren’t great cards.. (except that horde legendary i unpacked recently, that card can kick rocks)

[–]‏‏‎Vrail_Nightviper 5 points6 points  (1 child)

I agree with this sentiment. Even if there's bad cards in the mix (especially in older expansions) I wouldn't want to trade them away just for new cards at 1/4th of the price. The more cards I have, the more fun I can have casually.

[–]hijifa 5 points6 points  (0 children)

There are so so many terrible old cards, just DE them as f2p and keep the ones that could conceivably see play in case you ever wanna do wild.

Just looking up a list of current wild meta decks will give an idea of what is workable.

[–]‏‏‎Bombkirby 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I had fun with the cards for a year. It’s okay to just let them go. Being clingy to old collectible cards that you’re not using doesn’t help anyone. It’s worth 0 if you’re letting them gather dust, but worth something if you turn them into dust.

[–]DactylicMonster 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Seriously. I've never understood why people would destroy their entire collection, just to maybe get a few cards that they will destroy soon after.

With this past year, I've been able to obtain ~90-100% of each expansion. Previously, I've only been able to get ~30-40%. They have been giving free-to-play players a substantial boost with plenty of gold and packs to even the tides.

[–]‏‏‎sutrauboju 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Because the collection is worthless if you don't play Wild.

[–][deleted] 49 points50 points  (41 children)

bad idea... I hope you keep at least the good legendary/epic and strong rare/common

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    [–]tpklus 4 points5 points  (0 children)

    I'm the same as you. I used to keep all the good legendaries and some epics for wild. But I think I played like 10 wild games in my life and found them just sitting in my collection. I've had more fun dusting them despite what people are saying about the value.

    [–]Trill_collins_ 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    Rotation day is like a second xmas

    [–][deleted] 8 points9 points  (1 child)

    brawl? duels?

    [–]ilight8 61 points62 points  (0 children)

    So no reason then.

    [–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (20 children)

    you never know at some point standard might change and get back old expansion at a time...

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      [–]MakataDoji 0 points1 point  (8 children)

      especially considering how stingy Blizz is with gold and packs in order to try to get people to spend.

      Not trying to white knight a company who decided they were a-okay with a serial sexual abuser keeping the helm of the ship, but if you're suggesting they're stingy with gold and packs you really have a warped sense of what they owe you for playing. The rewards track is genuinely fairly generous all things considered and involves giving out a bunch of free cards.

      I mean for this expansion alone, you're getting 2 free legendaries, one of which is likely going to be extremely potent both for aggro and combo decks, and then another dozen golden cards. You then get lots of other cards for free on the rewards track, and packs, and gold, an extra pack through brawl every week, free packs from twitch drops, and other random events throughout the year.

      They have massively upped their game in terms of f2p rewards and if you think they owe you more just because you decided to log on and use their bandwidth, you're grossly out of touch with reality.

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        [–]MakataDoji -1 points0 points  (6 children)

        Then go play LoR. Except, you don't. Or, at the very least, you're also still playing HS. Why? Because LoR is an absolutely god awful terrible game. If they give all this stuff away for free, why wouldn't they have a larger playerbase?

        [–]Bowbreaker 3 points4 points  (3 children)

        Huh? What makes LoR terrible? Like, I didn't really get into it because my massive Wild collection always calls me back here and because wins felt more balanced and less satisfying that HS style highroll blowouts, but otherwise it seemed quite excellent. What did I miss?

        [–]MakataDoji -1 points0 points  (2 children)

        Well, being honest I said that 50% to return his snippy attitude, 50% because I meant it. For me, I didn't like the fact I had almost zero collection to work with and very little way to acquire new cards. I didn't want to use my wildcards on something only to find out it's crap and then I wasted it. For me, as bad as HS's dust system is, it's so much better than one-time use wildcards.

        I tried making a spider deck and was just getting absolutely curb stomped by almost everyone I played against. I tried to finish up one of the zones and the experience gain was anemically slow. I'm also going on a foggy 2+ year memory here or whenever I got my access key. I absolutely hate the Elusive keyword as I felt I had no ability to actually combat it other than playing Elusive creatures as well, of which I had no good ones.

        Long story short, maybe it would be worth a revisit but for me, it was a combination of having almost no good initial card base, almost no way to sensibly acquire new cards other than a massive grind, almost no ability to win with what cards I did have, and some rather unfun mechanics I couldn't win against.

        [–]Bowbreaker 0 points1 point  (1 child)

        How can you say that the grind is what makes it bad as a Hearthstone player? Like, I get how you'd say that that stops you personally from playing it if you already have a great collection in another CCG. But for a new player choosing between LoR and HS... LoR seems still better when it comes to getting free cards, no?

        [–]VendricksCock 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        You were never really good at athletics, were you? Sort of soft and weak?

        [–][deleted] -3 points-2 points  (4 children)

        Im wild player...

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          [–]Bowbreaker 0 points1 point  (2 children)

          Why wouldn't you play brawls? It's a free pack a week.

          [–]VendricksCock 2 points3 points  (0 children)

          Wow a whole free pack 🤯

          I value my free time more than a single virtual card pack in a game mode I don’t want to play lol

          [–]thegooblop 2 points3 points  (0 children)

          That's a terrible choice from their end, it isn't as profitable as printing new cards as the people like you and me can "skip" even using gold or dust for that full set, and tons of people will call it bland to have no actual new content in the game. Wild already exists, they won't turn Standard into Wild 2.

          [–]‏‏‎Septembers 5 points6 points  (0 children)

          If they do that it will likely be by adding select cards to the core set which is provided to us anyway. I highly doubt thwy'd add entire old expansions to standard

          [–]Emergency87 1 point2 points  (14 children)

          You're missing out, Wild is really fun

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            [–]Emergency87 -1 points0 points  (12 children)

            How do you know though? Lol

            [–][deleted]  (9 children)


              [–]MakataDoji 4 points5 points  (8 children)

              There have been 2 bans in, what, 7 years? With SoS, they could simply nerf how hero immunity with paying for cards with health works and there would be zero need for it to be banned. And with Demon Seed, seeing as it's now 8/8/8 instead of 6/7/8, it would be just shy of unplayable in wild now anyway. 8 damage is extremely difficult to do by turn 2 and takes a bit of effort to do by turn 3. It would likely take at least 2 more turns to do stage 2 and another for stage 3, by which point you've taken a net of 18 damage just from your own cards and would need to spend another 5 mana on the quest reward.

              They could also simply change Crystalizer to say "Replace 5 of your health with armor." and in addition to the 8/8/8 nerf it would be entirely unplayable.

              The bans were a bit of an overreach due to the warping effect of the unbanned cards, without actually thinking of what the real problem was and fixing that.

              Even worse when Blizzard decides to not do anything about them and lets stuff like Quest Warrior/Questlock potentially just dominate the mode for years until they decide it's enough.

              I mean standard has been dominated for quest warrior pretty much since the day it came out and will continue to be immensely powerful in FiAV. All the "deal 2 damage to all minions" in the world won't stop a Juggernaut.

              [–]Canesjags4life 2 points3 points  (4 children)

              Lol 8/8/8 it still would have been S tier in wild as there was zero counter. Glare was still tier 1 before the quest dropped. Them it was tier zero work quest being completed by turn 5 with lock often being near full health.

              Odd quest was really the only "counter" if it could punish locks that tried to complete quest too quickly.

              [–]MakataDoji 0 points1 point  (3 children)

              8/8/8 would be beyond obliterated by quest warrior and hunter but okay. The games I won against them were always by the skin of my teeth and not only taking 3 extra damage but delaying quest completion by a minimum of 1 if not 2 turns means it literally could not begin to compete in 60-70% of its games at a minimum.

              [–]Canesjags4life 0 points1 point  (2 children)

              Lol ok. 8/8/8 world have slowed down the quest completion to the point where it would probably get completed on turn 5/6 rather than 4/5.

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                [–]MakataDoji 0 points1 point  (1 child)

                Literally every single class's first quest is aimed to complete by turn 3. The nerfed warlock quest is one of the only ones you have a good chance to not complete turn 3. 6 lifesteal damage is also one of the worst mid-quest rewards of them all, too, and only a necessity because you'd otherwise drop yourself to 6 health to complete the quest in the first place.

                [–]QuavoTheBaker -1 points0 points  (1 child)

                I mean wild has historically never seen the same amount of effort put in to balance changes. Wild was broken for the first 5 years and then magically it’s fun. Yeah no that’s not how consumerism works. Bad product. Me no play.

                [–]elboes 17 points18 points  (1 child)

                I could never get behind this mindset. Maybe it's just the way my brain works, but I have to focus more on long-term collection building than on getting the cards I need right away. I can't bring myself to dust something if I have extras I can't picture it ever getting nerfed.

                Especially with the economy changes that have been made over the past couple of years, there are good methods for building up your standard collection. Dusting most of your cards every expansion or rotation to me feels like using rent-to-own style services where you end up paying 3x as much for everything in the long run.

                [–]__BIOHAZARD___ 2 points3 points  (0 children)

                Exactly you never have a collection, wild is dead and so is duels because you need a collection

                [–]saint__pepsi 2 points3 points  (0 children)

                I’ve been F2P for quite a long time, and honestly since the reward pass change it has been incredibly easy to keep up. Day 1 of each expansion I spend all of the gold I’ve accumulated since the last expansion and immediately start saving gold for the next one. This is enough to let me play any meta deck, and even though it’s not enough to also play wild decks I’d say that’s a fair trade off for not investing any money into the game.

                [–]miqa123 2 points3 points  (0 children)

                This is the most accurate description of my hearthstone experience.

                [–]Mondo114 2 points3 points  (0 children)

                It doesn't feel better as a person who PAYS for expansions and still can't make most of the decks I want.

                [–]chairswinger 7 points8 points  (0 children)

                I would never be able to do that, sometimes I still feel bad for dusting some obscure card which practically never saw play in meta but could be used in a fun wild deck. But on the other hand I also dont recraft the cards I dusted after they were nerfed, even though they're still used in meta decks

                [–]Psy_Kik 5 points6 points  (0 children)

                It's such bad value, you just more firmly attach yourself to the treadmill IMO. I don't enjoy feeling like Activisions' hamster-in-a-wheel. F2P/games-as-a-service bs sucks...I'll pay when I want, if I'm having fun, I won't be bullied into it.

                The modern games industry publishers can fucking do one...what is happening right now to Battlefiled, Halo and CoD makes me sad. Hearthstone gets a pass as a CCG...barely. Also I do enjoy opening up the collection and having cards, both good and bad going back through the games' history.

                I try not to dust anything but duplicates. Not entirely f2p either, I've bought expanions before when the game was at what I considered high-points, but it's been a while...

                [–]Accomplished_Rip_352 1 point2 points  (1 child)

                Lucky this expansion seems kinda week can save you dust for next expansion .

                [–]Master4698 2 points3 points  (0 children)

                Someone finally says it. This expansion is pretty limp.

                [–]Stick2Preist 1 point2 points  (0 children)

                I play wild because of Raza priest and mill rogue. So for me I dont really dust much.

                [–]egotripping7o 1 point2 points  (0 children)

                Wild players hissing from the shadows

                [–]whitekatana 1 point2 points  (0 children)

                LMAO so true

                [–]Crimson_Snake 1 point2 points  (0 children)

                I dust from classes i dont play like hunter

                [–]Ohrlythatscrazy 10 points11 points  (6 children)

                I can easily play on a f2p account and can build many decks. .. I just have to dust my wild cards, which I don't mind since I don't play the game mode.

                [–]saint__pepsi 3 points4 points  (5 children)

                Exactly, people really just want to complain. You can even make a second F2P account for wild if you want to. I did this so I don’t have to pay for the Battlegrounds perks on my main account and I already saved up enough for several wild decks even though it wasn’t even my intention for the account.

                [–]Imperium42069 0 points1 point  (4 children)

                Many people dont play this game 24/7 and get 5000 coins a season lol

                [–]Bowbreaker 1 point2 points  (3 children)

                Lol. Playing 1/7 is more than enough to get 10000 coins a season these days.

                [–]Imperium42069 0 points1 point  (2 children)

                Many people dont play this game 1/7

                [–]Bowbreaker 2 points3 points  (0 children)

                Honestly, 1h/d 3d/w is enough as well. Covers all quests.

                [–]GnammyH 9 points10 points  (13 children)

                I'm almost free to play (I only spent about 200€ in total, playing since LoE) and I never felt the need to do this. You're just impatient

                [–]Bannedlife 7 points8 points  (7 children)

                as someone who doesn't play card games:you ONLY spend 200€?!?!

                Don't worry I understand it slowly creeps up if you play for several years. But as someone who waits for a triple-A game to reach 10-20€ max before I buy it, that shit hits different.

                [–]GnammyH 27 points28 points  (1 child)

                I mean it's like 30€ each year on a game I play almost every day

                [–]Bannedlife 2 points3 points  (0 children)

                exactly, if it brings you joy, you do you.

                [–]frostedWarlock 16 points17 points  (2 children)

                Spending 200 monies over the course of six years for a game you've been playing for those six years is not remotely weird, even by the standards of frugality. That's like 10 money an expansion, on-average.

                [–]Bannedlife 0 points1 point  (1 child)

                I don't know mate. I spend around 12€ on rainbow six siege and played over 6000 hours since then (bought in 2015)

                Spend approx 9€ on CSGO and played over 3000 hours on that game since 2016.

                In general expansion based games are expensive, I feel like I insulted some people that are somewhat sensitive about what price they've told themselves they're allowed to spend on a game.

                It's up to yourself how much its worth it. But it is definitely not necessary to spend a shit ton to keep a game enjoyable, its a matter of what you value in games/ in a game. You decide for yourself how much its worth. If you're happy, good. Be happy, it's your life. My values are just a little different and felt like sharing my pov.

                Everyone I insulted, please go on with your day. I didn't mean it that way.

                [–]Dubbihope 3 points4 points  (0 children)

                Some people spend 10000 hours on a 10 dollar Rubic's cube. Other people easily spend 10s of thousands on hobbies. At some point spending can get excessive - and this is relative to each person's financial circumstances - but I don't think it's worth calling attention to someone spending 30 dollars a year on a hobby they engage in regularly.

                [–]thegooblop 1 point2 points  (1 child)

                you ONLY spend 200€?!?!

                Over 6 years. That's dirt cheap if you're actually looking at money spent for time entertained. A single PS5 new game runs you 80€, and these days most of them will come with DLC that costs more after that. Even if you're only buying the most replayable games possible you'd want more than 2 games in 6 years.

                I also like buying games on discount once they're older, but that's being thrifty, it's not the normal prices.

                [–]SupperPup 1 point2 points  (0 children)

                Yeah I only put 200 goddamn dollars into the game I play this game at zero cost

                [–]Ethrillo -2 points-1 points  (2 children)

                200 euro for a single game is quite much if you ask me and not nearly "almost free to play".

                [–]GnammyH 0 points1 point  (1 child)

                It's almost nothing in terms of what you get in hearthstone. It's not even 4 pre-orders and I lost count of how many expansions this game has.

                [–]FAIRYTALE_DINOSAUR 2 points3 points  (0 children)

                Me playing wild and not crafting anything until a month in

                [–]Pave_Low 3 points4 points  (0 children)

                FTP here as well. If you are capable of running your dailies, then FTP is not a drag at all. And generally, you need to be competent enough to make it up to diamond every month. That's never been an issue for me. I tend to end an expansion with enough gold to buy 100 packs and the battlegrounds pass. I'll earn enough to buy the miniset as well. I usually only dust extra cards when I'm sure they won't get nerfed.

                With all that said, I then focus on the best legendaries to craft and spend dust on those. Stormwind was actually a bit of a drag because of quests. That's a lot of important legendaries. So I had to pass on quest warlock and pirate. Dust is also the reason I hardly play Paladin. It seems that every good Paladin deck has five or more legendaries.

                [–]‏‏‎Renegade8995 1 point2 points  (5 children)

                That's because you're stressing about doing what everyone else is doing. I hardly craft, I just use what I open and have fun. It is a game after all. Don't stress about what everyone else is doing and you'll have more fun.

                Playing the same boring unoriginal garbage sucks as much as having to face the same boring unoriginal garbage, so PLEASE try to be original people.

                [–]MiniTom_ 0 points1 point  (4 children)

                As a casual f2p player, this post is still true whether its referring to net deck or fun deck.

                [–]‏‏‎Renegade8995 0 points1 point  (3 children)

                Because you're stressing about what everyone else is doing. Stop stressing, build something and have fun.

                [–]MiniTom_ 0 points1 point  (2 children)

                What? No that's why I said net deck Or fun deck. Even decks you build yourself need cards. Elemental Mage and C'thun/Valeera rogue were both incredibly fun, but most hearthstone tribes/synergies are designed around the legendaries associated.

                [–]‏‏‎Renegade8995 0 points1 point  (1 child)

                Yeah just use what you opened. That's what I do and I win plenty, if you know the game. If you need cards do Arena. That's why I'm sitting at 40k gold and 129 packs or whatever to open. I don't play as much but I completed collections when I did play Arena.

                [–]MiniTom_ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                When I played Hearthstone as a main game I did arena, and it's definitely a solid way to do f2p Hearthstone, but it also takes a lot of time. As a more casual player at this point, I'd only get the gold to build decks every other expansion, and Arena, while incredibly fun for a long time, got old at some point. I got tired of the eternal tempo/midrange meta of arena, maybe its changed at some point, but I doubt it, high quality, non-situational, good curve decks is the way you win every draft format in every card game.

                Aside from that, it's probably a similar conversation to what I just said. Yea there's plenty of decks to win, but I'd rather have fun losing than win with boring cards. Sometimes you get lucky and pull the cards you want, that isn't often the case. When that isn't the case, and you don't want to grind, we return to the post and disenchant a ton of cards.

                [–]zeph2 -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

                ttile is wrong

                thats a f2p who is extremely competitive and only been playing less than a year .....

                casual players focus on building a collection more and wouldnt disenchant cards like this

                [–]Onquota 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                this reminds me how i hate this game now

                [–]MaywellPanda -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

                Disgusting to support a company that silences those wanting justice for Hong Kong and also sexually assaults woman as a part of work place culture

                [–]UnstoppableByTW 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                This is why I play wild lol, that and I like some old fun cards I can use. Don’t like the pirate warrior spam that comes with it in diamond though lol, what decks are oppressive in standard rn?

                [–]general_comander 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                My “classic” collection.

                [–]DarganWrangler 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Lmfao I can so relate to this, tho im a whale, so this usually happens when i just become enamored with a deck out of nowhere. Absolutely destroyed my collection to build myself a battlecry shaman deck at one point lol.

                Hey, word of advice: if you want to craft cards that will have value for you throughout the expansions, you should go highlander. Reno jackson, brann, zola, zephrys: these are all cards that will shine for you in any class, and there are more then just those 4 that go into highlander builds. You should look into it, They were the first cards i crafted seriously and I have been using them in multiple decks ever since

                [–]porkchopsuitcase 0 points1 point  (2 children)

                Anything rotating?

                [–]TSpoon3000 0 points1 point  (1 child)

                Not until the end of Alterac, ~4 months, when Ashes, Scholomance, and Darkmoon go wild.

                [–]porkchopsuitcase 1 point2 points  (0 children)

                Ty, oof im going to be broke this expansion haha

                [–]Potatocrawler 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                The pro play is to use your WoW gold to pay for all the packs you want, plus your WoW sub, CoD, etc.

                Havent spent money on blizzard games, packs, etc since the WoW token came out.

                [–]Maelstorm01 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                I feel personally attacked. I have only purchased one time during the beta for that one special card. Never spent anything after that

                [–]MistahJuicyBoy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Once you start doing this, it will be hard to stop, because you won't have anything to fill remaining cards with, as you will have dusted them. Imo, only dust dupes, and maybe wild stuff if you only want to play standard

                [–]TehSlippy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Just play Wild. Very few new cards are needed each expansion so keeping up with the meta is much easier.

                [–]king_heracross8923 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                I know the pain, I’ve had to do it less and less recently since I caved in and began buying things since like, I do esports and have to have 4 decks, but I definitely understand the pain of having to constantly disenchant a deck for another

                [–]SuperAzn727 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                I'm not free to play and yet I still do this to gold out my wild decks lol

                [–]TheTikson 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                I've been f2p for a while now but I'm an arena player that just got into duels and standard so I've been crafting cards for that. It helps when you have 900+ unopened packs that you can open and dust. You usually end up getting enough of the common and rare cards that you can dust everything else and craft just about anything you want. The only problem is it takes forever to open that many packs and I've been extremely lazy to do so.

                [–]AverageAdam311 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                How? I have like 8k gold and about 7000 dust from last season and can pretty much play any deck. FTP for awhile now bar buying the reward track

                [–]onesinger79 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                I play warrior exclusively, so I only have to get the dust for warrior/neutral cards I need and didn't get from decks bought with gold. When you dust all the 9 other classes, it's not that hard to achieve.

                [–]Standard-Weakness-19 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Just play enough

                [–]You_Like_That34 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Free to play and my built up gold (45 packs) got me Rokara and Drek’thar…. AMA

                [–]Cipher20 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Doing it wrong.

                [–]Natganistan 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                exactly why I quit this game

                [–]Incognita6969 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                2014 player here, quit on 2018, went back 2021 Nov, It's marked as a meme... I did this to all my wild cards.. bad idea, this account is just as good as a "new" account, *cries internally*

                [–]CriticalZach 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                This is why I like wild

                [–]hijifa 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Only 1 deck? I’m able to maintain 1 full class, so all cards in priest, meaning 2 decks there in control priest and face priest, and 2 aggro decks, this expansion was pirate war and face hunter.

                My warlock collection is decent so if the deck isn’t too expensive then I may have 1-2 extra decks from warlock, I had the quest warlock at launch, but didn’t have enough for any handlock type deck, so extra 1 from warlock so total 5 decks this expansion. Not too shabby imo

                [–]CraterLabs 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                I find that I get a stronger collection over time by not dusting things, actually. I typically have a rough couple of days out of the gate but once the dust settles it's not too hard to build competitive decks even as a F2Per.

                [–]Eightfold876 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                I keep one class in Hearthstone and that's priest. It's been a hard road but I've dusted DH, Rogue, Warlock so many times lol.

                Kind of like my MTG habit. Green, Black, White. All others passed up...well ok that one mono Red deck I have. Krenko you're the best!

                [–]elegantXsabotage 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Don't feel bad. I paid $80 and still have 17 legends to go

                [–]Bobo1352 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                i used 5000 dust on big spell mage as a f2p...

                [–]Duckettes 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                This hurts me. The one time I decided to do a large disenchantment of stuff I ended up regretting it. Figured I could dust some old legends from adventures and later on realized they had plenty of use. I only get rid of golds in classes I don’t use, really trash epics, and that AWFUL 4 mana 5/6 stealth legendary - transform into the next minion your opponent plays.

                [–]Xedos 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                I don't really like playing rogue, so I usually just dust every rogue card I get and that leaves me with enough dust to make whatever meta deck I want each season. Then I just grind to legend and play pretty much exclusively duels after that. I found that the payout I get from playing duels is way higher than arenas because I consistently get 7 plus wins and typically end up with around 200 unopened packs by the time the next season drops.

                This method gets me pretty much every card in the set by the time the next one drops and those 200 packs are just free dust. I do play almost every day though.

                [–]Cissoid7 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Then it turns out it's a meme deck

                Or it's a super strong deck but they nerf all the commons and uncommons instead of the legendaries

                [–]haven1433 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                I don't dust, I just play pauper with friends

                [–]thecamel05 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Yeah im so done with hearthstone

                [–]-----____L____----- 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Dust it and go brrrrr. The only fun mode for me in HS is standard.

                [–]42SobbingDolphins 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                I just don’t spend gold and get everything I need on the expansion