Quick Cast

 

Climbing the ladder in any game is a grueling task and Heroes of the Storm is no different. Many factors halt progress but none more so than personal ability and skill. If a player is lacking the necessary skills and ability for a specific rank then it is simply unattainable. Because of this, an insatiable demand has emerged for knowledge on key strategies to improve a players mechanical skill. Over the course of the next few weeks, aspects of improving personal skill will be released to hopefully assist players on building up specific areas of gameplay. This week the main focus will be on mechanical ability and micro-managing Heroes. First and most importantly is setting yourself up with a decent Hero pool that you not only enjoy playing but also covers the wide spectrum of roles. The problem many players face is they enjoy a multitude of different characters but

Heroes is a game that is constantly evolving. Everyone sees the big changes, like new Hero releases and balance updates, but there are also more subtle improvements regularly happening to the game as well. Blizzard is continually improving the UI and adding additional quality of life features with each and every patch. It is often easy to overlook these smaller, less visible changes, and miss out on something great. One such example involves Quick Casting. Quick Casting is a feature that has been in the game for quite some time. I even covered it in an article last year. At this point you might be wondering why I am bringing it up again if it has been around for so long and I have already written about it. The reason is because this feature received dramatic improvements in the Dehaka patch. If you are someone who is unaware of Quick Casting, or maybe someone who

 

Speed Up With Quick Cast

by Alebeard on

As the name would imply, Quick Cast is a meant to be a faster, more efficient way to use your abilities. I say meant to be, because it can be difficult to use properly if you are not accustomed to it. Quick Cast is quite common in other MOBAs, but since many Heroes players come from other Blizzard games they are often more used to the traditional point and click method of targeting abilities. If that is what you are used to, it may take some time to get comfortable with Quick Cast, but the benefit is worth the effort. There are three options for Quick Cast. The first is Off, which is the default setting. This is the standard click to target method, and while it is the easiest to use, it is also the least efficient as it requires a keystroke to enter targeting mode and then a