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MugenMusou
06-05-2013, 10:22 PM
For my blog, I took notes while I listen the twitch show. Followings are what I gathered.



•2.1M extended stretch goal story will be up dated every Monday, Weds, and Friday!
•Story will be carried by illustration, text and chat. There are times you have to make a selection.
•Master account implementation will be there to allow all the cards acquired in PvE mode to be playable independent of which side you choose (Ardent vs. Underground). Currently under consideration of creating 2 keeps which was acting as top level where you kept your collection in original design. So one for underground and the other for Arden.
•Mac & PC will be launched at the same time.
•Dungeon encounters range from 3-4 to 18. (Remember 40 dungeons at launch)
•Dungeon progression can be saved for the later play. Even leaving one dungeon and go to different dungeon then come back to previous one. You can continue where you left.
•Currently in discussion for possibility of some of European language(s).
•PvE will have level that allows you to experience draft.
•You can use card you own as many times as you want in as many decks i.e. 4 copies will cover everything.
•For keep, you make 3 decks as a defender. Attacker have to beat with 1 deck.
•Upgrade to keep gives some benefit i.e. customization of keep make not only visual difference but actual keep play.
•Attacker must pay some amount of gold to attack you. If you successfully defend, the part of gold comes to you and others go to part of the prize for next challenger (if he can defeat you).
•+100% root on Dungeon Crawler Tier gives you two rolls.
•Player to player transfer will be available i.e. you don't have to use Auction House for that.
•After kickstarter, there won't be a daily update. Weekly update for Kickstarter discussing the progress and card spoiler. The Hex site will have more frequent. *2.1M goal now unlocked M,W,F articles for sure.
•(as far as Cory understands) +100% root bonus from Dungeon Crawler works for Raid battle as well.
•Mobile platform will have identical features as desktop version.
•No offline capability. At most management capability.
•Pro Tier tournaments will be divided into smaller groups (e.g. 200) so higher chance of being able to win!
•Skirmish against AI will be available.
•Commander format? Any major format will likely show up on HEX but with digital exclusive twist/evolution.
•At the launch of beta, the game will be PvP centric but element of PvE are present i.e. you can level up mercenaries, champion etc. The second phase [of beta?] will introduce the actual PvE.
•No plan for Ouya.
•Tribal deck even non-primary race will be possible in the future.
•Is resetting card stat be possible? Still in discussion.
•When your card levels up extended foil version be revealed, but it can be turned off.


Let me know if anything I written down is incorrect, or missing.

http://houshasen.wordpress.com/2013/06/05/%e3%80%90hex%e3%80%91-most-extensive-qa-to-the-date/

gutock
06-05-2013, 10:36 PM
Awesome job!

alpha5099
06-05-2013, 11:39 PM
For my blog, I took notes while I listen the twitch show. Followings are what I gathered.

•Dungeon progression can be saved for the later play. Even leaving one dungeon and go to different dungeon then come back to previous one. You can continue where you left.


I missed most of this stream, so I missed this answer. This is something I'm really happy to hear. (If it'd been confirmed elsewhere, I missed it.) I knew you could save your progress in dungeons, but I wasn't sure if you'd be allowed to leave that dungeon without losing your progress. Great to know.

whythelastman
06-05-2013, 11:46 PM
DC loot perk works in raids as well? Can we get secondary / tertiary confirmation?

Great job, thanks for compiling everything!

jaxsonbateman
06-05-2013, 11:50 PM
DC loot perk works in raids as well? Can we get secondary / tertiary confirmation?

Great job, thanks for compiling everything!
Cory was apparently not quite sure and not-definitive about it when he said it. I can't imagine it's the case though, as a lot of RLs would be pissed that they didn't take DC instead (not that there are a lot of RLs anyway >.>).

Mr.Funsocks
06-05-2013, 11:59 PM
Cory was apparently not quite sure and not-definitive about it when he said it. I can't imagine it's the case though, as a lot of RLs would be pissed that they didn't take DC instead (not that there are a lot of RLs anyway >.>).

Not in the least. We'll still be able to beat the bosses when they can't.

whythelastman
06-05-2013, 11:59 PM
Cory was apparently not quite sure and not-definitive about it when he said it. I can't imagine it's the case though, as a lot of RLs would be pissed that they didn't take DC instead (not that there are a lot of RLs anyway >.>).

So you're saying there's a chance! :)

Shinjica
06-06-2013, 12:05 AM
Possibility for european language? They didnt say that was for sure?

Idus
06-06-2013, 12:05 AM
I reckon, if the Captain says "Make it so, Number 1", then they'll make it true :)

Qorsair
06-06-2013, 12:12 AM
Possibility for european language? They didnt say that was for sure?

He said they have someone in Europe that's working on the details and "obviously they want to do it" but they can't commit to a timeline right now.

Keznath
06-06-2013, 12:14 AM
Possibility for european language? They didnt say that was for sure?


With all the money they received, i wouldn't understand they don't translate the game...

jaxsonbateman
06-06-2013, 12:15 AM
Not in the least. We'll still be able to beat the bosses when they can't.
Well raid bosses won't be designed around a raid having the raid leader buff; that'll just make it easier. A team should be able to do it without the raid leader buff - and they will - and at that point, getting double loot seems like it'd be worth the extra difficult.

Of course, I'm getting both anyway, so my ass is covered either way. :-3

Mr.Funsocks
06-06-2013, 12:27 AM
With all the money they received, i wouldn't understand they don't translate the game...

Because money doesn't cause things to appear, contrary to popular belief. They're talking to European partners to translate it, but even if they sign a contract and pay them in the next 2 weeks, it still takes a month or two of work to translate EVERY CARD. And that assumes they do it fast.

Atomzed
06-06-2013, 12:36 AM
Thanks so much! For those who have difficulty listening to the stream (like me), your summary is fantastic!

Keznath
06-06-2013, 01:08 AM
Because money doesn't cause things to appear, contrary to popular belief. They're talking to European partners to translate it, but even if they sign a contract and pay them in the next 2 weeks, it still takes a month or two of work to translate EVERY CARD. And that assumes they do it fast.

I've never said that i wish they translate HEX for the next week end ^^

Matenshi
06-06-2013, 01:53 AM
It's probably just something I managed to miss, but what's up with the third item they showed on a couple of cards?

http://i.imgur.com/EL3QLeh.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/E8GI6e9.jpg

They don't show up on the website's (http://hextcg.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/PrincessVict_Gear_Web.png) images (http://hextcg.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Ragefire_Alt_Gear_Web.png) of the cards, and I'm pretty sure someone said every card has 2 pieces of equipment that modify them.

Verdant
06-06-2013, 02:07 AM
Matenshi, cards currently are work in progress. There will be from 1600 to 1800 (different dev sources) pieces of equipment for approximately 650 cards in 1st set. Simple math dictates that every card should have ~2.5 pieces to meet the lower border.

Maybe they wanted to show-off rare/legendary equipment for KS, maybe they added a few slots later - doesn't really matter.

larryhl
06-06-2013, 02:16 AM
It's probably just something I managed to miss, but what's up with the third item they showed on a couple of cards?

http://i.imgur.com/EL3QLeh.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/E8GI6e9.jpg

They don't show up on the website's (http://hextcg.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/PrincessVict_Gear_Web.png) images (http://hextcg.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Ragefire_Alt_Gear_Web.png) of the cards, and I'm pretty sure someone said every card has 2 pieces of equipment that modify them.

PvE cards have at least 2 equipment cards that modify them.

Atomzed
06-06-2013, 02:46 AM
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It's probably just something I managed to miss, but what's up with the third item they showed on a couple of cards?

http://i.imgur.com/EL3QLeh.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/E8GI6e9.jpg

They don't show up on the website's (http://hextcg.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/PrincessVict_Gear_Web.png) images (http://hextcg.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Ragefire_Alt_Gear_Web.png) of the cards, and I'm pretty sure someone said every card has 2 pieces of equipment that modify them.

Some cards have 3 items. Just look at the card called 'Overcharge', included as part of the PVE Alt art exclusive. It had 3 items.

KnowingCrow
06-06-2013, 02:58 AM
A question I think he misunderstood was retaining priority when casting a spell. In Magic, you can cast a spell and then retain priority (holding CTRL on Magic Online), and cast another spell before your opponent can react to the first one. He seemed to take it as if they were asking if they could cast a spell, then take the action back and cast a different spell. I would like to hear a answer towards whether it is possible to "Retain priority" after casting a spell, as it seems that right now it automatically passes priority.

Verdant
06-06-2013, 02:58 AM
Some cards have 3 items. Just look at the card called 'Overcharge', included as part of the PVE Alt art exclusive. It had 3 items.
Items on Overcharge picture are parts of other cards' equipment required to get Overcharge into deck (namely Inferno, Burn to the Ground and Burn). It all goes under 'set cards' banner.

Matenshi
06-06-2013, 02:59 AM
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Some cards have 3 items. Just look at the card called 'Overcharge', included as part of the PVE Alt art exclusive. It had 3 items.
Overcharge is a set bonus card that you only get for wearing the set, actually. And like I said it just surprised me since those two only had two equipment pieces when they revealed them.

Gen91
06-06-2013, 03:00 AM
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Some cards have 3 items. Just look at the card called 'Overcharge', included as part of the PVE Alt art exclusive. It had 3 items.

Bad example, Overcharge is build by these 3 items, cause they are a set.
I think this card (cause rarity grey) dont has items itself, like all grey cards.

KnowingCrow
06-06-2013, 03:01 AM
It's probably just something I managed to miss, but what's up with the third item they showed on a couple of cards?

http://i.imgur.com/EL3QLeh.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/E8GI6e9.jpg

They don't show up on the website's (http://hextcg.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/PrincessVict_Gear_Web.png) images (http://hextcg.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Ragefire_Alt_Gear_Web.png) of the cards, and I'm pretty sure someone said every card has 2 pieces of equipment that modify them.
Looks like older versions of those cards. Escalation currently is all copies without any equipment, so the equipment that changes it to all copies is redundant. They probably removed the +1/+1 on Princess Victoria.

It's either a) They cut down all cards to only have 2 equipment as a recent decision, or b) all cards have at least 2 equipment.

Koagz
06-06-2013, 03:37 AM
Thanks for the summary! I had just started the video right before I discovered this post. This is much quicker! :D

Dratzl
06-06-2013, 03:42 AM
Nice summary.
Just 1 point missing as far as i can tell:

It will drop the treasure chest within the booster packs while drafting into your inventory

Matenshi
06-06-2013, 03:57 AM
Looks like older versions of those cards. Escalation currently is all copies without any equipment, so the equipment that changes it to all copies is redundant.

Hmm? I'm not sure what you're talking about here. The other piece of equipment allows you to have 5 copies of Ragefire in your deck instead of the normal 4.

Korix
06-06-2013, 04:06 AM
With all the money they received, i wouldn't understand they don't translate the game...Because they spent it on a book. Because a book totally enhances gameplay and spreads it to a wider audience.

Fateanomaly
06-06-2013, 04:53 AM
The equipment that reference escalation escalate ALL cards with escalation which btw has not changed from the 2 equip ragefire.

I for one like the addition of a third equip that uses a lower rarity equip that gives a small bonus. Gives those low level equip a purpose while we work our way up to higher rarity ones.

AstaSyneri
06-06-2013, 06:22 AM
Very nice summary, thank you!

Now the only thing to find out is


In what ways (if any) do Raid Leader bonuses stack? Currently I believe you get +1 cards on hand (not hand size) for EACH Raid Leader in the group, but only one <Raid Leader's> Blessing card in front of you.
Does the Dungeon Crawler 100% Loot bonus indeed count towards Raid Bosses. I am hopeful.

Fireblast
06-06-2013, 06:30 AM
A question I think he misunderstood was retaining priority when casting a spell. In Magic, you can cast a spell and then retain priority (holding CTRL on Magic Online), and cast another spell before your opponent can react to the first one. He seemed to take it as if they were asking if they could cast a spell, then take the action back and cast a different spell. I would like to hear a answer towards whether it is possible to "Retain priority" after casting a spell, as it seems that right now it automatically passes priority.

I pointed that out after the first stream too and never got an answer, maybe they just weren't holding Ctrl :D
I then forgot to ask again

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Sergan
06-06-2013, 06:33 AM
thanks for the excellent summary!

Fireblast
06-06-2013, 06:33 AM
Very nice summary, thank you!

Now the only thing to find out is


In what ways (if any) do Raid Leader bonuses stack? Currently I believe you get +1 cards on hand (not hand size) for EACH Raid Leader in the group, but only one <Raid Leader's> Blessing card in front of you.
Does the Dungeon Crawler 100% Loot bonus indeed count towards Raid Bosses. I am hopeful.



1/ +1 cards stack, blessing doesn't, confirmed.
2/ Everyone said DC was dungeon only and Cory yesterday said it's raid too, we don't know :)

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MugenMusou
06-06-2013, 07:09 AM
Yeah. Just as others said Cory thought DC bonus should work on Raid as well unless someone changed it without telling him. Most likely we will get some sort of official confirmation or retraction of the statement today. For now, I say we have a hope as he's a President, and he tends to keep things that he says. Plus Raid Bosses are nothing but the compilation of bosses from Dungeon (that's how understood from yesterday's site article).

caffn8d
06-06-2013, 07:18 AM
For my blog, I took notes while I listen the twitch show. Followings are what I gathered.

Thanks for doing this MugenMusou! Nice to have all of this summed up in one place.

ShaolinRaven
06-06-2013, 07:32 AM
Looks like older versions of those cards. Escalation currently is all copies without any equipment, so the equipment that changes it to all copies is redundant. They probably removed the +1/+1 on Princess Victoria.

It's either a) They cut down all cards to only have 2 equipment as a recent decision, or b) all cards have at least 2 equipment.

Actually from reading that piece of equipment it would apply to all non-ragefire escalation cards as well. So if I had a Ruby/Saphire and had that equipment, when I played a Ragefire my Chronic Madness would also escalate.