Just The Facts:
When: Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 @ 2PM - registration will begin at 1PM.
Where: Level Up Games and Hobbies - 9315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922, USA
What To Bring: A laptop, tablet, or phone with Hearthstone installed - we may have some additional devices on hand, but cannot guarantee enough for everyone
How To Get Ready: Make sure you have your own Battle.net account, and have completed the in-game tutorial. Additionally you may want to "unlock" all the Heroes before the tournament
Who: Anyone with an interest in Hearthstone - all ages welcome
Why: To have fun and raise funds and awareness for the Technology Cooperative
The cost is free (also attendees should be able to unlock the special Fireside Gathering card back!)
We will be running a single Swiss style tournament. Best of three, winners do not change decks between games in the same set. This format guarantees everyone plays every round, and the players of similar skill get matched against each other. This will be a Standard Format event.
We will have water available and may have other beverages and snacks, but no guarantees.
There may be an attempt to record and stream some of the games (in particular the finals) and by attending you agree you are okay with being filmed and/or photographed and that these videos and images may be used by the event royalty free.
Hearthstone is a free to play fast paced strategy card game that's easy to learn and massively fun. Start a free game on Battle.net and play your cards to sling spells, summon creatures, and command the heroes of Warcraft in duels of epic strategy.
About the Hosts:
Knoxville Game Design is a Knoxville, TN based meetup group that encourages people young and old to get involved with game design and development. The group welcomes all levels of designers, from veteran indies to new hobbyists.
Level Up Games and Hobbies is a local game store. Located near Cedar Bluff, in the same shopping center as Home Depot.
Next to Snake Eyes Comics.
Hero Power: A Hearthstone Podcast is a weekly show discussing news and updates about Hearthstone. The hosts Avanties, Zerotio, and Virsica also discuss a different deck that is active in the meta each week. You can check them out live at 7:30est on twitch or their past episodes on their website.