I’m sure we’ve all heard of a little game called Magic the Gathering. I recall playing it back in junior high when the Revised Edition and Fallen Empires (for those of you that play) was new. The biggest problem with Magic the Gathering for me is that you need to have a lot of friends that play, the friends need to live nearby, and the cards can cost a lot of money. While I loved Magic the Gathering, I stopped played decades ago, despite actually enjoying the core game. This is where my love for Hearthstone comes in.


Hearthstone is a online card game from Blizzard Entertainment, the same people that brought you World of Warcraft. The game is free to play. You can earn (or purchase) virtual packs of cards that can be used to play the game online. This solves all the sad friends, or lack of friends, issues as well as keeps costs down, since you can earn cards by playing games (albeit lots of games).
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