Tag: arena


Why I Stream

Prime Directive The purpose of the bashfoal name is to document progress toward objective results. The feelings expressed here are because I’m human and if you’re here, you’re probably at least a little bit interested in how another human being thinks and feels about how he’s interacting with the things he’s trying to better himself…


What Games

What I Do Hearthstone Arena I’m more likely to be streaming this than anything else. Steam Games Reviews I occasionally receive gift copies of games and I’ll play them for up to an hour, then give a review at the end. The comments on these videos are great because YouTube users are really, really dumb….


Impressions Upon Return

I will say immediately: the average twitch viewer has become incredibly more positive. People apologize or leave immediately if they offend me, and that is a truly incredible thing. It inspires me to be more pleasant to them, when they are rarely ever the same people, and that really surprised me. More than anything else….


Hearthstone Arena Time Commitment Heuristics

I have an enormous preoccupation with data, just below the capacity that would make it a marketable skill, and just above the point where I actually do anything. With the announcement of Hearthstone Arena leaderboards, I decided to determine how much time I would actually have to spend playing/streaming to place on the leaderboard. Don’t…


Streaming is Bad Luck

Seriously though why doesn’t this shit ever happen when people are watching? I feel like an audience is the number one contributor to bad RNG. CONSPIRACY, etc….  


Dozen Arena Mage Newb

I achieved my first 12-win Arena today. As with all accomplishments in my life, allow me to reduce the shit out of it so it doesn’t sound like that much of an achievement any more. lol sux Mage incidentally, both games that were lost were lost to Mage, but I was afk for one of…


Hearthstone SCALE

I have a dirty, filthy lust for spreadsheets and initialisms. I’ve identified that the game that intersects on “size of audience” and “my ability to play” is definitely Hearthstone. There’s no doubt in my mind there are games I like more, nor doubt that there are more popular games. But if there’s a game that…


MassaRat Draft

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=M2t3lhv6oUcVideo can’t be loaded: Hearthstone – Ratsmah drafts arena with MaSsan (educational) 1/3 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=M2t3lhv6oUc) I’m a big fan of both Ratsmah and MaSsanSc, though Rats is probably my favorite arena player overall, getting him to explain his picks is a huge value to any new Arena players. I highly recommend you watch and pay attention,…


Balancing Games

I don’t know how the otherĀ  channels do it. That is, running multiple “Let’s Play” series at the same time. Even with my new computer, editing/rendering/uploading takes long enough that I’m not sure I could fit more than one play in per day. I’m burned out by the time I’ve got a video uploaded. FTL…