Miami University in Oxford, Ohio is the latest college in the United States to get on the esports bandwagon. In particular, Miami University is supporting an esports team that competes in Hearthstone events. The team also competes in many other events although Hearthstone is the primary game that it is focusing on at the moment. The team is also expected to grow in size with more sports involved. The university has developed its own varsity esports team. This team is […]
Hearthstone is a turn-based card game. The player has an opponent and they both have a thirty-card deck and a selected hero with a unique power. Using mana points, casting spells, the aim is to bring the enemy’s life to zero. By winning the player receives either new cards, in-game gold or other prizes. The game features several modes of play, including casual and ranked matches, as well as daily quests and weekly challenges to help earn more gold and cards. New content for the game involves the addition of new card sets and gameplay, taking the form of either expansion packs or single-player adventures that reward the player with collectible cards upon completion.