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If you're looking to dip your toe into the Ranger game, we'll give you a path to learn the basics of the class while setting yourself up for a long-term investment in the class.

by: Alex Truell

7 months ago

After years of Death Dealer play patterns, a faction of Azalea players has charted a new course.

by: Alex Truell

10 months ago

From zero to hero, Azalea's incredible ascent in the new Outsiders meta isn't an accident. It's the payoff of a slowly built toolkit and incredible community devotion.

by: Alex Truell

1 year ago

Outsiders has renewed interest in the Ranger class, but before you invest in anything, make sure you're pursuing the deck that will resonate with you.

by: Alex Truell

1 year ago

The heroes of Outsiders have been revealed, and it's a great sign for the future of the game.

by: Alex Truell

1 year ago

It's one thing for a deck to win, and quite another for it to win consistently.

by: Alex Truell

1 year ago

I'm not saying Azalea's the next meta hero. But if you've been waiting for her moment, the competitive landscape has never looked more favorable.

by: Alex Truell

1 year ago

Loyalty pays off in Flesh and Blood. Wesley returns with updates to his Taking Aim deck, backed up by real results in Brisbane, Australia.

by: Wesley Lingard & Mark Chamberlain

2 years ago

In this continuation of Taking Aim: How to Win with Azalea, Wesley offers sideboarding and matchup-specific advice for Ranger.

by: Wesley Lingard

2 years ago

On Sunday Sept. 5th, Wesley placed 2nd in the RC Crew Road to Nationals, making him the highest achieving Azalea player in the world. Here's how he did it- and how you can improve your Azalea game too.

by: Wesley Lingard & Mark Chamberlain

2 years ago

Ranger was in dire need of a competitive boost. But with only a few days of previews, has Lexi already upstaged Azalea? And what will this do to the dedicated community of Ranger players?

by: Alex Truell

2 years ago

Why get up close and personal when you can kill from a distance? Learn the basics of the Ranger class.

by: Alex Truell

2 years ago

Sometimes, a Hero's ability is more of a guideline than a rule.

by: Alex Truell

2 years ago

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Ranger is another class that Monarch didn't revisit. How will Ranger decks fare in the new Monarch landscape?

by: Alex Truell

2 years ago

Ranger has proven a difficult class for many to get their head around, and if the meta is any clue than she is certainly a tough nut to crack. Hayden Dale walks us through his journey with the infamous Ranger, sharing insights and advice on this hero requiring finesse.

by: Hayden Dale

3 years ago

In part 2 of this 4-part series, Hayden returns with Azalea in tow, after a few weeks of testing and with some fresh ideas.

by: Hayden Dale

3 years ago

Azalea has a reputation as the weakest Hero in the Crucible of War era. Hayden Dale sets out to contest that in a 4-part series, finally concluded here at the Rathe Times.

by: Hayden Dale

3 years ago

In his conclusive finale, Hayden resolves his deep dive into Ranger with some game plans, sideboarding, matchup-specific advice, and a word of warning of how not to play her.

by: Hayden Dale

3 years ago

Part three of Hayden's Azalea experiment expands the classes she's been tested against and includes a host of fringe card choices to see her across the line, bringing with her a rain of arrows.

by: Hayden Dale

3 years ago