HEX Update - Multi-Shard
This week, we're featuring the introduction of multi-shard cards with Armies of Myth. You'll be rewarded for playing two shards with potent, powerful effects.
Plus, we're showcasing the Extended Art... Read more
HEX Update - Cycles
Hi HEXers! Last week, we spoiled the three keywords from Armies of Myth, the upcoming expansion set. This week, we show off some of the new "cycles" (sets of... Read more
HEX Update - Unlocking the Myth
Take a look at the biggest feature coming with Armies of Myth: the three new keywords! We have some card spoilers, a lore text contest, and three community tournament... Read more
HEX Update - It Came From The Sea
This week, we have a feature on our team's favorite non-boss Arena opponent: Seaweed Behemoth. Plus, we have VIP tournaments this weekend and we're up for an award!
So, click... Read more
HEX Update - Draft Extension
Hi HEXers! This week, we lead with a short summary of what we patched in and follow it up with a message from Cory for you backers at the $250... Read more
HEX Update - Smooth
Hey HEXers! Since the Frost Ring Arena patch, we've squashed over 500 bugs that have popped up ranging from small chat improvements to card bugs like Grave Nibbler. This week's... Read more
HEX Update - Vanity
Hi HEXers! We had a very successful week, once again patching to improve the game and fix some bugs that popped up. As you know, some players received a "vanity... Read more
HEX Update - It's no Myth
We've been very busy the last few weeks with Arena launch and the $100,000 tournament announcement! This week, we patched to fix some bugs and introduce the Dungeon Crawler item... Read more
HEX Update – $100,000 Tournament
Are you sitting down for this update?! Gameforge just announced that they've partnered with us to host a large prize tournament of over $100,000 USD in prizes. We've also had... Read more
HEX Update - Arena Opens March 10th
Arena hype! On Tuesday, March 10th we're releasing our first PVE feature. This battle arena will pit you in 20 battles against gladiators and bosses with gold, equipment, and PVE... Read more
Hi HEXers! If you read update #116, you’ll know that Cryptozoic has successfully funded a Ghostbusters Boardgame on Kickstarter! With so much Ghostbusting happening at Cryptozoic, Cory and Ben decided... Read more
HEX Update - Arena Coming This March
We're launching Arena this March and you can see the Frost Ring Arena teaser trailer in this week's Friday update!
Click here to see the 30 second teaser right now!... Read more
HEX Update - AI Enhancements
With Frost Ring Arena launch coming soon, we're upgrading the HEX AI so you feel like you're playing an opponent from Entrath with personality. Come see how we're achieving that... Read more
HEX Update - Building Arena
Hi HEXers! If you participated in last week's Arena Test server, we've opened it up once again to existing players and the Free Tournament has been scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday... Read more
HEX Update - Chatter
Hey HEXers! We hope you're enjoying the Arena test server. If you have an active HEX account and you aren't yet playing, don't miss out this weekend. Download it today!... Read more
HEX Update - Arena Test Server
Greetings! For three days next week, we're going to open an Arena Test Server so players can check out the upcoming PVE addition to the game! This will all kick... Read more
HEX Update - Raiding Spoils
This week, we have an update from Datadragon focusing on some engineering work being done-- auction house data downloads, COD mail, and chat. Plus, this week our offices were raided... Read more
HEX Update - Frost Ring Battle
This week, we have a big update from our art director, Tyler James. He's writing about the improvements they've made in game's card art and features some new artists and... Read more
HEX Update - Welcome to 2015
Hi HEXers! We hope you had a wonderful holiday. To kick off the year, we're giving a brief overview of the features you'll see in the next big content patch,... Read more
HEX Update - Your Destiny is Here
The new content pack is out featuring Shattered Destiny! In this week's update, we run through an overview of the latest patch, we highlight some new friends in the... Read more
HEX Update - Destiny Awaits
This week, we outline the new formats with the introduction of Shattered Destiny, revisit the undefeated VIP decklists from last week's tournaments, reveal the Collector's tier alternate art cards,... Read more
Friday Update - Zakiir
This week's update features the new Shattered Destiny date, new UI enhancements coming your way, and the legendary ruby dragon Zakiir!
He's not just one card, but six cards! What's... Read more
HEX Update - Tell All Your Friends
Hi HEXers! It's your time for the Friday update. First, we want to remind you that your friends can now play HEX without a beta key. They just need to... Read more
HEX Update - Shattered Destiny Release Date
Hi HEXers! We have announced the Shattered Destiny release date, the release date of the first HEX Novel "The Accidental Knight" by Christie Golden, and more!
So, click that link!... Read more
HEX Update - Q&A
This week, Cory hosted a community Q&A in our forums and we posted an interview with Christie Golden, the author of the upcoming HEX novel The Accidental Knight. USGamer.net posted... Read more
HEX Update - Happy Halloween
Hi HEXers and happy Halloween-- the best holiday of the year! In this week's update, our teams continue to test Shattered Destiny, the next set for HEX Shards of... Read more
HEX Update - Daily Streaming
Hi HEXers! As many of you know, it's VIP Tournament weekend for you who purchased the VIP subscription or received one as part of your backer tier. We have the... Read more
HEX Update - Darkspire Secrets
Hi HEXers! It’s been a busy week for HEX. We patched this past Tuesday. You’ll find card fixes, additional information on the phase wheel, and a new screen that will... Read more
HEX Update - The Killipede
Hi HEXers! We've been in daily communication regarding fixes we've implemented since the latest patch, so we don't have much to update on that front. We do have an engineering... Read more
HEX Update - Patch King Gabriel
Hi HEXers! This past Tuesday, we applied a Patch King Gabriel. This was a complete update to the UI, plus a lot of other behind-the-scenes progress. Here's where we're at... Read more
HEX Update - Your Feature Presentation
We have a big patch scheduled for Tuesday, September 30th and we're showing off all the new features coming next week: new UI, card mailing, and more!
Click this link... Read more
HEX Update - Shirts and Patches
We have just a short update for you today. We have news about a new patcher download with the next patch, HEX shirts for sale on Monday, plus a community-organized... Read more
HEX Update - Stay Frosty
We're distributing VIP Tournament tickets next week, showing off the first of two Collector's Tier promo cards from Shards of Fate, and we have a sneak peak at the... Read more
HEX Update - New Community Manager
Hi HEXers! We have a nice, meaty update for you this week. Meet our new community manager, take a look at a snippet of our dungeon dialog, welcome a bunch... Read more
HEX Update - Spoilers and Conventions
Hi HEXers! It's a brief update this week as we're at conventions working hard! There's a PVE-centric interview with Cory Jones, Shattered Destiny spoilers, and more in this week's update.... Read more
HEX Update - Gen Con
Hi HEXers! For the most part, we're getting ready for Gen Con. This week's update outlines everything you can get at the convention (and in the future through online play),... Read more
HEX Update - Convention Season
This week, we're previewing the Gen Con 2014 promos, highlighting the community's 48 Hour Charity stream on Twitch, and promoting the beta key giveaway on Reddit.
Click the link and... Read more
HEX Update - Free Tournament This Saturday
Hey HEXers! The big thing right now is that we have a free tournament on Saturday, July 26th at 11 AM Pacific (18:00 GMT). It's four rounds and you can... Read more
HEX Update - Constructed Battles
Hi HEXers. It's been a busy week! Earlier this week, we announced a buff to Constructed Queue prizes and we published a list of undefeated decklists from our 128-person tournament... Read more
HEX Update - The Accidental Knight
Hi HEXers! It's been a crazy busy week. Today, we have news about our latest hotfix, the HEX novel, and a Child's Play Charity stream coming up August 1st!
So... Read more
HEX Update - Happy Fourth of July
Hi HEXers! For those of you in the USA, happy Fourth of July. HEX Entertainment offices are closed today, but we're delivering a sizzling hot update for you today.
We... Read more
The Auction House is Here!
Hi HEXers! This week, we had a huge patch that introduced the Auction House, as well as Starter Deck Trials where players can earn free cards to improve their decks.... Read more
HEX Update - Rewards!
Take a break from the World Cup for your weekly Friday HEX update! We have an update on the next patch, some rewards that we're adding to the game at... Read more
HEX Update - E3 2014
Hi HEXers! We just returned from a wild week at E3 as well as visitors from Level Up Latin America!
We had announcements, some spoilers, new Entrath location videos, and... Read more
Happy Birthday, HEX!
It's been a year since the Kickstarter campaign came to a close. We want to thank you all for believing in the project and coming along. We believe this has... Read more
HEX Update – The Near Future
Today we want to give you a glimpse into the near future with a sneak peek at the next major content update for HEX. After Tuesday’s “Quality of... Read more
HEX Update - Upcoming Features
Hi HEXers! In this week's update, we talk about the upcoming patch which will feature some bug fixes and many "quality of life" improvements. Beyond that, in future patches, we... Read more
HEX Update - A Message From Cory and Our Official Statement
Hi HEXers! It’s your (belated) Friday update.
First, a message from Cory Jones to you, our community:
To our family of HEX supporters…
I have been chasing a dream for... Read more
Friday Update - Tournament Time
Tournaments are up and it's time to draft! This week's update covers that, a few bugs, a Set 2 preview card from a HEX fan website, and a day in... Read more
HEX Update - Bug Spray
Hi HEXers. We have a full update on where we are with finding bugs and fixing tournaments on HEXTCG.com. Also, we have updates on customer service tickets and future beta key... Read more
HEX Closed Beta is Live!
And we're live with HEX Closed Beta! Players should check their emails for their Kickstarter reward codes and instructions on how to redeem them in-game. Keep in mind that these... Read more
HEX Update - Closed Beta 4/23/14
From our weekly HEX Update on HEXTCG.com.
HEX Update - Two Patches!
We had a huge week of two HEX alpha client patches! We made some development tweaks to Set 1 on Monday. On Thursday, we introduced some new features like Swiss... Read more
HEX Update - Team Reports and the Apprentice Program!
Hello! Cory here…I have taken control of the Friday update as William takes a much deserved break, so I am very excited to get the guys together for a little... Read more
Hi HEXers! It's that time of the week again. I'm knocking on your virtual door, asking if you've come to know our favorite game, HEX.
You can read about how... Read more
HEX Update - Saturday, Saturday, Saturday
HEX Update - Draft and Duelyst
Hi HEXers! If you logged in yesterday, you saw that booster draft is now available for alpha testing. We have patch notes, a booster draft guide, and more in this... Read more
HEX Update - Nibblers
Hi HEXers. Just a little nibble this week as our teams are deep into various tasks and work towards the next patch.
You can read about last week Friday's patch,... Read more
HEX Update - Pack Crackin
Hi HEXers. In this week's feature, we have a first look at our pack opening animation, introduce the treasure chests that come free with every booster pack, give you a... Read more
HEX Update - Zombies
Hi HEXers. In this week's update we discuss the latest patch, give a little write-up on an unsung hero of our testing team, remind you Unity3D engineers to send us... Read more
HEX Update - Happy Valentines Day!
We've been busy little Worker Bots this week. On Wednesday, Cory had community Q&A on his Tumblr. We also patched this week and provided a development post. We're also on... Read more
HEX Update - Mercenaries for Hire
Hi HEXers! It's the Friday update! This week, we discuss yesterday's patch: stability improvements, new cards, and new bug-squashing tools from our engineers. We also revisit the Bug Reporting Form... Read more
HEX Update - Community Programs
Hi HEXers! We hope you're enjoying alpha testing the Sealed Deck feature. We're focused on isolating the issues players are experiencing in the Sealed Deck tournaments and fixing those bugs.... Read more
HEX Update - Patches and Progress
Hi HEXers! It's Friday, and yesterday we updated HEX Alpha with one of the biggest patches ever! The biggest feature we added was Sealed Deck tournaments. If you're not familiar... Read more
New Features UnSealed
Hi HEXers! It's Friday, time for the weekly HEX update! This week's article gives a summary of what each team is doing, two features you'll see in the next patch,... Read more
HEX Update - Apprentices, Patches, and Streams
Hi HEXers! We're ten days into the New Year. Have you been keeping to your New Year's resolutions?
HEXTCG.com features yesterday's big patch news and balance discussion from lead developer Dan... Read more
Happy New Year!
Hi HEXers. It's 2014 and welcome to the new year. We're back in the office, working hard on HEX alpha. You can read about R&D's progress, our bug squashing efforts,... Read more
The Night of Bells and Other Holiday Goodies
Tis the season to be jolly...and we hope this holiday update feels you full of cheer. This week we have a patch 818 breakdown, an article by our lead designer... Read more
Your Weekly HEX Update - Tournaments, Apprentices, and Panoramas
Hi HEXers! Welcome to your weekly project update. In case you missed yesterday’s stream, you can see it on our Twitch.TV page.
In this week's update, we'll be covering the... Read more
Twitch and Tournaments
Hi HEXers. We're back with our Friday update. More than two weeks ago, we invited all our backers from Squire to Producer to the HEX Alpha. We thank you for... Read more
Hello, it’s Cory again!
I thought I would send you a quick update, as we will be out of the office for next two days for Thanksgiving. (Actually, many of... Read more
Welcome to the SAUSAGE FACTORY!
Hi! Cory here, taking over for Will while he is on a well-deserved vacation. The Alpha version of HEX is in full and glorious swing!... Read more
All The HEX News That's Fit to Print
Hi HEXers. It's that time of the week where we let you know what's happening with your favorite Kickstarter game, HEX!
When we patched this week, we introduced... Read more
4,000 New Users Added to Alpha
Hi HEXers. The weekend is nearly upon us and that means its time for your Friday update! On Wednesday, we invited nearly 4,000 new backers to the HEX Alpha. So,... Read more
Movin Right Along
Hi HEXers. It's the Friday update. For a general update, our engineers are working on the next patch and monitoring the servers to evaluate when we can add the next... Read more
Hi HEXers. Let's start out by saying that yesterday we invited over 3,000 new users to the alpha client. All Pro Players, Guild Masters, Raid Leaders, Dungeon Crawlers, and Collectors... Read more
Hi HEXers. If you're following along on Twitter and on the Alpha forums, you know that we had a successful patch yesterday to resolve some problems. You can read our... Read more
Post Alpha Launch Update
Hi HEXers! We've made some nice movement forward on the HEX client over the last few days. A trial-by-fire of sorts.
In case you didn't know, Grand Kings through Producer... Read more
3... 2... 1... Launch!
Hey HEXers. We've officially launched the alpha of HEX! Let's take a moment to celebrate that we're on the road towards beta and eventual full release. Hooray! We did it!... Read more
Alpha is Coming! Alpha is Coming!
Hi HEXers! It's the first week of October. How many of you are celebrating the very best holiday of them all-- Halloween, of course-- by dressing up as HEX characters?... Read more
Alpha and You!
Hi HEXers! So far, we're still on target for the October 8th release date. Today's update will feature our current plan for alpha release and what you'll need to know about... Read more
Current Alpha Target Date: October 8th
Hi HEXers. William here with your weekly update and the headline is that Alpha is currently planned for release on October 8th. Here's Cory Jones below with more information on... Read more
So Close to Alpha!
Hey HEXers. We're quickly coming up on the end of September, and you know what that means: Alpha! We'll have everything you need to know about alpha in next week's... Read more
Whoa, That's a lot of Card Previews
Hi HEXers. Today's update features the DragonCon panels, the PAX Prime panel, card previews, and more.
Bringing the Convention to You
If you weren't able to attend DragonCon, HEXVault has... Read more
PAX / DragonCon Weekend, UI Updates!
Hi HEXers. Kyle is at PAX Prime on the Saturday Digital TCG Panel. Cory, Chris, and Ben are at DragonCon for the whole weekend. The rest of us are here, holding down... Read more
Continuing Through Convention Season
We're back, safe and sound from Gen Con! Some of the team is cooling off from the best four days is gaming, while others are preparing for their respective appearances... Read more
HEX in Your Hands - September Alpha, Demos Today at Gen Con
Hi HEXers. If you watched the Twitch stream last week, you heard that Cory confirmed alpha at the end of September. So, you'll have the alpha version of HEX... Read more
Live stream on Twitch.tv/HEXTCG today at 5 PM PDT!
Hi HEXers! It’s your weekly HEX update. We have a stream happening today at 5 PM PDT, but so much more going on so let’s get to it!
More... Read more
PVE Panorama, Gen Con Decks, Author Announcement, and More!
Hi HEXers! William here with your weekly Friday update. This week, we're showing off the Gen Con Decks, giving you a sneak peek into the PVE panorama process, and we... Read more
The Weekly Update with Ben Stoll's Forum Q&A and More!
Hi HEXers! It's your favorite day of the week and here we are with the HEX update.
Not Too Late
I thought some of you might be interested in the... Read more
Buffs, Streams, and More
Hi HEXers. We're here with your weekly HEX update! We have a lot of great news to share, so let's start with the buff to Slacker Backer.
Many... Read more
Hi HEXers. It's your Friday update. We're busy in the office continuing to work on the game. I'm booking some more PVE campaign art, collecting Gen Con RSVPs, finalizing HEX... Read more
New Cards and HEX at Gen Con!
Hi HEXers. Once again, we make Friday the best day of the week with your HEX update!
Chest Slot IRL
We have all your t-shirt orders and we're printing over... Read more
Fluffy Bunnies Inside. Hurry!
Hey HEXers. Right now, we're in the process of moving from our old office to some new digs just a few miles away. Though we've been packing up over the... Read more
Hi HEXers. We're back with your weekly HEX update. As a team, we've been busy getting all our ducks in a row for that final push towards alpha, so a... Read more
Hi HEXers. It seems fitting that I'm typing this from inside the Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino, the site of Cryptozoic's 2013 World of Warcraft Trading Card Game North American... Read more
We're at E3 on Gamespot's Stream!
Hey all. For those of you following along with E3 coverage, Cory is talking with Gamespot at E3 and you can view the live video here!
We'll be back... Read more
Just 30 Minutes Away!
Come join us in our Twitch.TV Feed as we count down to the end of the campaign!
The PayPal numbers currently sit at $196,440. Since we allowed fans to use... Read more
HEX Con Digital Items For All
Hi HEXers. Double update today!
We've taken in a lot of your feedback. Should we reach the next stretch goal and HEX Con happens, all convention promotional cards, sleeves, mercenaries and the... Read more
Less Than 24 Hours to Go!
Hi HEXers! We're in the final mile (or kilometer for you worldly folks) here with this Kickstarter. First, our PayPal total:
Wow! We're approaching $200K in PayPal pledges alone.... Read more
Over 2 Million Dollars and Less Than 48 Hours to Go!
PayPal numbers of...... $163,859!
We've crossed the 2 million dollar threshold. When launched this Kickstarter just a month ago, we wondered how successful it would be. Some dared to... Read more
Twitch Today! (Really)
Hi HEXers. First, let's get those PayPal numbers going. The total is....
When counting PayPal numbers, yesterday has to be the best day of our entire campaign. Great work,... Read more
Hey HEXers. For all of you patiently waiting for the PayPal update, let's get right to it.
You broke the six-figure mark! Congratulations. Great job, PayPal backers. That puts... Read more
Keeping HEX Secure
Hello! Cory here, so it must be SUNDAY!
I will dispense with the "mind blown" talk, I am sure you’re sick of it and describing how surreal this experience has... Read more
Ambush! Here come the Coyotles
We featured the Elves last week, and here's your second art feature by popular demand: The Coyotle. Sorry, Underworld and Vennen fans. You'll just have to wait a little longer.... Read more
Ten Thousand Backers!
Ten thousand backers! Who would've thought just a few weeks ago that the HEX community would be in the 5-digit range before the game even launched? It's such a big... Read more
HEX is coming to tablets!
Hi HEXers. You did it! With PayPal at $92,225, we got there. Overnight, you pushed us over the 1.5 million mark and HEX is coming to tablets. Congratulations! Give yourselves... Read more
Just $40,000 to go for Tablet Support!
Hi HEXers. We're very close to tablet support and should break through that goal in the next day or two if we can keep this momentum, so please keep sharing... Read more
Less than $100,000 away from Tablet Support!
Hi HEXers. We now have less than 10 days to go. I hope you all enjoyed Memorial Day, Arrested Development weekend.
I'll lead off with the PayPal numbers.
PayPal Update... Read more
Hello! It’s Cory again.
I really enjoyed the chance to talk to our community last Sunday, so I thought I would make it a Sunday thing for the Kickstarter.
I will say again, and... Read more
Introducing: The Elves
Hey there, HEXers. As promised, today's update is going to give you a look at the Elves from start to finish for all you artists out there. I'll start with... Read more
Release the Kraken
Hey there HEXers. We have less than two weeks to go and I've recruited Chris Woods to take you through a tour of Kraken's Lair. It's kinda like the Jaws... Read more
Comments on Yesterday's Update
Hey there, HEXers. I want to take today’s update to address some of the comments we’ve had coming in since yesterday’s update.
Legendary Stretch Goal Reveal: Tablet Support!
Hey there HEXers. All stretch goals laid before you have been annihilated. And now, we unveil the legendary card in the pack! Behold! It's what you've all been asking for....
With... Read more
One Million Dollars!
I'll spare you the bad Austin Powers reference and instead offer you this. A sheer master and a classy dresser to boot.
So, we made it! We did it, everyone!... Read more
New Stretch Goals and Nearing One Million Dollars!
Hi HEXers. We hope your weekend went well. Here at Cryptozoic, we spent the weekend finishing our Stretch Goals, doing interviews, and playing Gothball which is "baseball for the indoor... Read more
Hello! Cory Here
Hello! This is Cory... yes, Will is not updating today, he wanted to go to an event that rhymes with Tro Pour Dan Seigo. So, he couldn't be in the... Read more
Best Kickstarter Day Ever!
Hi backers! Who knew our 10th day would be our biggest? We sure didn't. You, the HEX community, shocked... the... world! $114,000 raised in a single day. From everything we've... Read more
Another Stretch Goal Demolished
Friday, Friday Friday! Here on Kickstarter you can see the HEX community blew away another stretch goal overnight and is charging towards the 660K tier like the Hulk. Hulk Smash!... Read more
Stretch Goal Unlocked, More Stretch Goals!
Good morning HEXimaniacs. I hope you ate your vitamins and are energized for today's update. Once again, you all blew away another stretch goal in record time. Every single morning,... Read more
Meet The Team and New Stretch Goal Unlocked!
Hello, I'm William Brinkman. You may remember me from such updates as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. Today's update is a doozy and it's because you're all rockstars... Read more
To Half a Million and Beyond! Plus, Twitch.tv on Friday!
Hey Everyone! We keep making such incredible progress day after day. The number just keeps going up and it really shows that there are so many people out there who... Read more
Morning Stretch (Goals)
We're good and limber this morning in the Cryptozoic offices. That's because we've hit Stretch Goals! The backers just keep coming and that means more stuff for you. Yesterday, we... Read more
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! We're funded!
First of all, happy Mother's Day to all you moms, dog moms, cat moms, iguana moms, everyone out there. We hope you're enjoying your special day.
We hit it! HEX... Read more
We're the most popular game on Kickstarter!
We're the #1 game on Kickstarter! Thank you to you, our backers, for making that happen! Please keep sharing this project and help grow the HEX community so we stay... Read more
Halfway There, Halfway to Stretch Goals!
Good morning! Thanks again to everyone who backed us, and welcome to everyone who jumped on board yesterday. You took us across the 50% threshold. Give yourself a round of... Read more
Day One, 100K! Thank You!
We're 24 hours in and we've surpassed the $100,000 mark. Thank you to you, our backers. Without you, of course, this wouldn't be possible. We're ecstatic that all of you want to... Read more