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Are Slam and Dash too powerful?

Lately, there have been two cards that have been causing a lot of discussion amongst the community. To no surprise, they are two of the newest cards to enter the game. Some say it’s the mechanics at work but others say it is the stats on the cards: Feral Kodama is aggressively costed and equipped with the devastating Slam ability. The keyword has proven to be extremely powerful, especially when paired with Sagami Hunter. When placed (or teleported) near a

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10 New Cards! Card Review Part 2!

The PlayFaeria.com Card Review returns to conclude my thoughts on the final five cards. The patch has been out for two days and I give more insight into the power of these cards and how much influence they currently have in the game. At the end of the video I’ve left a few decks I’ve been trying. Here are the lists: Follow us at @PlayFaeria for more Faeria news, strategy, and content. Tune into my stream from 13:00 (CEST) Tuesday

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10 New Cards! Card Review Part 1

Hey guys I hope you’re excited as I am for the new cards coming to Faeria. So far we have been teased five of the ten card set and in this video I’m going to go over each one and potential strategies for them. In this video I cover the Rebel Glider, Annoying Gnat, Feral Kodama, Dream Reaver and Forbidden Library! I can’t wait for the other reveals and expect part two of this review to cover the remaining cards

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The future of Faeria esports– what does this mean?

Earlier in the week, a statement on the future of Faeria esports and the failed stretch goal was released on Faeria.com To recap, the goal was to commit $100,000 in cash prizes for esports events by the end of the year. The end goal? To nurture the competitive scene while Faeria was still in it’s early access phase. This was a good idea for multiple reasons. A developing competitive scene gives Faeria balance testers tons of opportunities to learn how players actually play

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Understanding Faeria: Curve can’t always be king

We’ve been writing about Faeria strategy since the earliest stages of its Alpha. With the release of V. 0.9, the influx of players and our readership has never been higher! Get caught up with classic articles you might have missed if you weren’t playing this game nearly a year ago: In Faeria, gaining resources are inevitable. Players gain 3 Faeria at the start of each turn and can use this resource to play their cards. This means that players will always

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The Vault: Why Land placement matters

We’ve been writing about Faeria strategy since the earliest stages of it’s Alpha. With the release of V. 0.9, the influx of players and our readership has never been higher! Get caught up with classic strategy articles you might have missed if you weren’t playing this game nearly a year ago: One of the most skill testing elements of Faeria is land placement and creature movement. In Faeria, the perfect aggressive curve isn’t enough to win as creatures still need

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The spatial factor: How Faeria will take you beyond Hearthstone

First experiences with collectible card games “Huh. It’s kind of like the [unholy demon spawn] of Hearthstone and Settlers of Catan…” That was my first thought in encountering Faeria. Alright, I confess, the word I actually used first was “cross”—that bit about “unholy demon spawn” was only briefly added after getting wrecked in my first noob-ish foray onto the ladder. But thankfully, as is the case with learning any great game, that phase (with all its, er, colourful exclamations) was quickly

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How good is Outcast Tower?

Outcast Tower is a situational card to be sure. Due to this aspect, it is quite hard to accurately judge the card’s value since it depends heavily on the situation. However, try we shall. The card will be evaluated below based on specific scenarios that outline when the card is most useful. This information can help you to decide whether or not you should include Outcast Tower in your deck , based on how many times you predict your deck will encounter

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Hail to the Queen! (Sticky’s Magda Blue Yellow Control)

Sticky gave me the list for his home brew “Magda Blue Yellow Control” and I took it to the ladder. I managed to queue into fellow streamer Blackscape taking on his own Blue Aggro deck. Can Magda match the pace of relentless toad pressure? Follow us at @PlayFaeria for more Faeria news, strategy, and content.

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The latest balance changes– what’s the verdict?

Today’s anticipated balance changes have arrived. After taking some time to evaluate and test some of the new cards, we are ready to share our thoughts with you. Check out the new cards below, followed by an insightful commentary to prepare you for the changing meta. Outcast Tower Outcast Tower is an incredibly unique card that levels the battlefield immediately. The moment you play this 0-cost structure, all of the faeria on the board evaporates. This card is most likely going

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