Chapter Guide – Variant 5 – Chapter 2.1

Summoners! Here’s my guide for Chapter 2.1 “Midnight Hounds” of Variant 5 “Blood & Venom.” General Thoughts:I really enjoyed Chapter 2.1, as the paths are short, and if you have the right counters in place, all the fights are very manageable and can be cleared item-free. Best Champs: Sorcerer Supreme, Doctor Doom, Stark Spider-Man, Guillotine,Continue reading “Chapter Guide – Variant 5 – Chapter 2.1”

Chapter Guide – Variant 5 – Chapter 1.2

Summoners! Here’s my guide for Chapter 1.2 “La Route Sombre” of Variant 5 “Blood & Venom”. General Thoughts: This is an enjoyable chapter and relative to other Variants, quite easy to 100% explore. The far left and right paths could be considered “Easy Paths”. The center-left path will keep you on your toes, but it’sContinue reading “Chapter Guide – Variant 5 – Chapter 1.2”

Chapter Guide – Variant 5 – Chapter 1.1

Summoners! Here’s my guide for Chapter 1.1 “La Fleur du Mal” of Variant 5 “Blood & Venom.” General Thoughts: Welcome to the long-awaited Variant of Back Issues #5, Blood and Venom. If you are unfamiliar with the setup for this Variant, you can only bring in Mystic champions, #Spider-Verse Heroes, and #Symbiote. Thankfully, beyond theContinue reading “Chapter Guide – Variant 5 – Chapter 1.1”

Around The Battlerealm – August 13, 2020

Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Thursday, August 14, 2020. Schedule Notes: Round 1 of the 4-Star Basic Gambit and Air Walker Featured Arenas begin at 1pm EST. 100% Roster Availability ends at 3pm when the Alliance Quest Series begins. Changes to Map 7 and the Mixed-Map Ticket Fix also goContinue reading “Around The Battlerealm – August 13, 2020”

Around The Battlerealm – August 12, 2020

Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Schedule Notes: 100% Roster Availability all day! Week 3 of the Summoner Smackdown Boss Rushes and Back Issues #5 – Blood and Venom release at 1pm EST. Check out Katy Candy’s latest livestream for some Magneto CCP Beta gameplay. Seatin hasContinue reading “Around The Battlerealm – August 12, 2020”

Around The Battlerealm – August 11, 2020

Summoners! Here’s your Marvel Contest of Champions news brief for Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Schedule Notes: Storm Pyramid X enters the Basic Pool at 1pm EST. Incursions Milestones reset at 2pm EST. 100% Roster Availability beginning at 2pm EST. Kabam announced the quest details and the rewards (which received a nice buff) for Variant 5Continue reading “Around The Battlerealm – August 11, 2020”

The Week Ahead in MCOC – August 9-15, 2020

Summoners! Next week in Marvel Contest of Champions features the debut of Air Walker and the release of Variant 5 – Blood and Venom! I hope you and your family are staying safe during these difficult times. Alliance Wars SeasonsWe are currently in the Alliance War off-season. Season 20 will begin on Wednesday, August 19th.Continue reading “The Week Ahead in MCOC – August 9-15, 2020”

August 2020 Update v28.0 Release Notes

Summoners! Here’s some info to get you prepped for what’s happening in Marvel Contest of Champions next month. Expect to see the v28.0 update available for download around August 3. Read the Full Release Notes. NEW CHAMPIONS A former member of the Nova Corps, Gabriel Lan is now infused with the Power Cosmic (thus makingContinue reading “August 2020 Update v28.0 Release Notes”

MCOC Road Map – The Future of Quests – Breakdown and Analysis

Summoners! Kabam has just released Part 1 of the 2020 Road Map – The Future of Quests. This is a very long blog post, and I recommend you read the entire post when you get a chance for more insight from the Developers, particularly when it comes to changes to design philosophy. That being said,Continue reading “MCOC Road Map – The Future of Quests – Breakdown and Analysis”