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Session Name The Art of Hearthstone: Playing the Cards You're Dealt
Speaker(s) Ben Thompson
Company Name(s) Blizzard
Track / Format Visual Arts
Overview How do you make a game built around collectible cards in a digital space that is visually compelling and still feels anchored in the World of Warcraft universe? This talk will discuss how a clear set of guiding principles, relentless iteration and a healthy dose of creativity made all the difference in Hearthstone's pursuit of a new way to play digital card games.

GDC 2014

Ben Thompson

Blizzard

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts


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