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Armies of Myth Launch – 7/21

Jul 20, 2015

The time is here, we’re launching Armies of Myth tomorrow!

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Launch Schedule

11:00PM Pacific TONIGHT (8:00 CET) – Lock tournament server – all in-progress tournaments will complete as normal [Worldclock]

3:00AM Pacific (12:00 CET) – Servers come down for Armies of Myth Patch [Worldclock]

1:00PM Pacific (22:00 CET) – Servers come back up [Worldclock]

New Features

  • Armies of Myth, the third set of HEX: Shards of Fate
    • New Keywords (Shift, Allegiance, and Prophecy) can be found on cards.
    • 20 new champions have been added for Armies of Myth
    • New Starter decks are available for the four featured races of Armies of Myth: Coyotle, Elf, Necrotic, and Vennen.
    • New Equipment available for all current PvP sets
  • Gauntlet Sealed and Constructed is now available
  • Chest Opening is now available
  • Star Dust can now be collected. Use it to unlock Extended Art on all non resource cards
  • Auctions can be listed multiple times at once using the Quantity Field
  • Challenging a player launches a best of three match
  • Play Random Opponent launches a single game
  • Google Authenticator is now available

Item Inserts

Currently set in the system to automatically send out rewards for the following:

Release Celebration

The Release Celebration event starts 10 AM Pacific on Friday, July 24th (Worldclock) and ends at 10 AM Pacific on Monday, July 27th (Worldclock). Make sure to log in and participate for your chance to win prizes!

The Brightmoon Brave AA will be available as a participation prize for all tournaments, the VIP tournament, and Gauntlets except for constructed and the 2-person queue.

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To win the Duplicitous Duke AA, you can meet one of the following criteria:

  1. Gauntlet: Get 5 Wins in a single Sealed Gauntlet Run (you must finish a Gauntlet run during the event).
  2. 8-person Queue: Top 1 is awarded Duplicitous Duke AA (Single-Elim Competitive Draft, and Swiss Draft)
  3. Daily Sealed Tournaments: 4-0 and 3-1 will win the Duplicitous Duke AA
  4. July’s VIP tournaments (4 wins and 3 wins)

VIP & VIP Tournament Weekend

We’re opening up VIP again! You can read more here: https://www.hextcg.com/vip-is-returning/ FAQ for the return of VIP will come later today.

VIP tournament weekend is this weekend with Constructed being the format! Armies of Myth cards will be legal in this constructed tournament!

Below are the AAs you will get for VIP. (For reference, here is the regular art Carnasaurus and Valiant Escort)

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Players: 16 minimum – 256 maximum
Format: 4 rounds of Swiss
Entry fee: VIP ticket + 500 plat

Start times listed in CEST below:
Friday: 19:00
Saturday: 04:00, 12:00, 20:00
Sunday: 03:00, 18:00

Start times listed in PDT below:
Friday: 10:00 AM, 7:00 PM
Saturday: 3:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 6:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM

Start times listed in EDT below:
Friday: 1:00 PM, 10:00 PM
Saturday: 6:00 AM, 2:00 PM, 9:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM

Prizes:
4 wins: 10 packs / 2 Alternate Art Carnasaurus / 2 Alternate Art Valiant Escort
3 wins: 6 packs / 1 Alternate Art Carnasaurus / 1 Alternate Art Valiant Escort
2 wins: 3 packs / 1 Alternate Art Carnasaurus / 1 Alternate Art Valiant Escort
1 win: 2 packs
0 wins: 1 pack

Going, Going, Nearly Gone

Remember, the six alternate art commons available for gold in the HEX Store are going away tomorrow. Make sure to buy yours today!

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Authenticator

To close out the feature list, let’s talk about authenticator. We want your stuff to stay your stuff—not become someone else’s stuff through crooked means. So, you can protect your account with Google authenticator starting this Tuesday.

That’s all for this week. Please leave any questions or comments in the forums, and don’t forget to Follow us on TwitterLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitch, and register on our forums.

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