In the latest Hearthstone chat, Mission Designer Dave Kosak speaks about the process to develop the upcoming free Dungeon Run portion of the Kobolds and Catacombs expansion. Dungeon Run brings rogue-like elements into the game where players will take on deadly battles to score epic (and phat!) lewt.
During dungeon run:
- players choose a Hero and receive a 10-card deck.
- encounters will become increasingly difficult as the dungeon progresses
- there will be 8 randomly selected encounters chosen from 48 possible battles
- at the successful end of every fight, players can "level up" the pack with "themed sets of three cards appropriate to your class" as well as occasionally being able to pick a treasure card that is specific to this game mode only
You can read the full post on the Hearthstone site.