Hearthstone has always had a problem attracting new players. Although it's easy to learn the game itself, the structure of competetive play is less clear. Then there's the barrier of building up a collection from nothing.

As a result, Blizzard is keen to offer a helping hand to new players. And so are we, since it gives us more fresh victims to play against. So, with a slew of changes in the current release to encourage neophytes, it's a great time to start, and we're here to help.

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