November Card BacksNovember is a big month for card backs! If you made at least Rank 20 during October you'll be getting your Hallow's End card back. November's Rank 20+ reward will be the Goblins card back.
BlizzCon attendees and Virtual Ticket holders will be getting the Blizzard 2014 card back, along with other in-game goodies. Also, Blizzard recently gave us an exclusive early "unboxing" of the physical goodie bag for BlizzCon!
And finally, purchasers of the Warlords of Draenor Collector's Edition or Digital Deluxe Edition will get the Warlords card back.
Blizzard Bans Win TradersBlizzard has unleashed another ban wave for players who were found to be win trading! This comes shortly after a large ban wave against players who were botting (having a program run their account to rack up gold and dust). It's good to see a lot of action from Blizzard countering cheating as many players have been frustrated by the number of botters they've encountered.
The blog reads as follows:
Fair play is at the heart of Hearthstone. The Ranked Play ladder is a place where players have the opportunity to duel and gauge their card-slinging prowess while climbing the ranks. Participating in Ranked Play should be fun, exciting, competitive, and fair.
Hearthstone World Championship Groups and ScheduleBlizzard has released the groups and schedule for the Hearthstone World Championship that will be starting this Sunday! It'll be starting at 10:00 a.m. PST Sunday November 2nd and Monday November 3rd, streaming on the official Hearthstone Twitch channel, and even Blizzard's own Senior Game Designer Ben Brode will be one of the casters!
Blizzard even made some great parody cards of the competing players!