When comparing Star Realms vs Shadowverse, the Slant community recommends Shadowverse for most people. In the question“What are the best card battle games on Android similar to hearthstone?” Shadowverse is ranked 3rd while Star Realms is ranked 4th.
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There is no way for the player to know what will be in their hand or what they will eventually be able to purchase, making for every game being unpredictable.
Bases are permanent cards on the playing field that each player needs to try and destroy but giving that there is a choice each turn to hit a base or the players ships, it becomes a juggling act of what takes priority to destroy.
Pro Asynchronous online play
Asynchronous online play allows for the player to get matched up against a friend or random opponent.
Pro Pass and play multiplayer on a single device
Players can play a multiplayer game locally using a single device by passing the device between the two players for each ones turn. This makes for an easy way to duel when only one device is around.
Pro Single player mode
There is an included single player mode where the player faces off against the CPU.
Pro Includes a fully voice-acted solo story
Pro Great Hearthstone alternative
Want something like Hearthstone but not Hearthstone?
Pro Generous with free packs
Playing the solo stories, completing missions, and login events reward you with lots of tickets that can be exchanged one-for-one for booster packs.
Con Design is lacking
More thought, design and production value could have been added to the game to give it a better polished feel, sadly it is not the case as most aspects pass as just serviceable.