Fake December Update List: Is it Real?

If you haven’t read about the last two sneak peeks, they have both matched the “fake” update list almost exactly. So is the update list actually real, leaked information? My leading theory is yes. The tweets by Supercell have matched the update list almost exactly, so it can’t be a random guess. However, I believe…

Fake December 2014 Update Rumors

We are all pretty excited about the new December update that will be released within the next 2 weeks. Don’t be fooled by pictures found on Twitter or Google, however. Check the official Clash of Clans twitter, this website or another trusted blog, or one of the popular YouTube channels for real facts. Below are…

December Update Coming Soon

Christmas is almost here and as a gift to us, Supercell will be releasing a brand new update to Clash of Clans. Supercell has been leading us on, saying that new sneak peeks are coming soon through Twitter and Facebook. Here are a few below: @pshewkani Soon 😀 — Clash of Clans (@ClashofClans) December 2,…

December Update Coming Soon

Christmas is almost here and as a gift to us, Supercell will be releasing a brand new update to Clash of Clans. Supercell has been leading us on, saying that new sneak peeks are coming soon through Twitter and Facebook. Here are a few below: @pshewkani Soon 😀 — Clash of Clans (@ClashofClans) December 2,…

December Update Coming Soon

Christmas is almost here and as a gift to us, Supercell will be releasing a brand new update to Clash of Clans. Supercell has been leading us on, saying that new sneak peeks are coming soon through Twitter and Facebook. Here are a few below: @pshewkani Soon 😀 — Clash of Clans (@ClashofClans) December 2,…

December Update Coming Soon

Christmas is almost here and as a gift to us, Supercell will be releasing a brand new update to Clash of Clans. Supercell has been leading us on, saying that new sneak peeks are coming soon through Twitter and Facebook. Here are a few below: @pshewkani Soon 😀 — Clash of Clans (@ClashofClans) December 2,…

December Update Coming Soon

Christmas is almost here and as a gift to us, Supercell will be releasing a brand new update to Clash of Clans. Supercell has been leading us on, saying that new sneak peeks are coming soon through Twitter and Facebook. Here are a few below: @pshewkani Soon 😀 — Clash of Clans (@ClashofClans) December 2,…

Gem Contest Coming to a Close!

If you haven’t found out already, Clash for Dummies is sponsoring a free gem give-away! In other words, we will be giving away a $10 iTunes Gift Card to you! All you have to do is enter and win! The contest is simple: get the most loot in a single raid. If you think you…

TH10: To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade

Many people can imagine that Town Hall 10 is all great and such. However, TH10 isn’t nearly the oasis of defense that every clasher describes. I’m here to explain to you the pros and the cons of upgrading your Town Hall to level 10. I know it seems weird (why wouldn’t you upgrade to Town…

Single Player Maps: Sherbet Towers

Hello again, guys! The final single player map, Sherbet Towers will finally be covered to day! Doing this will give you 1,000 XP and 10 gems. Once again, I will be teaching you how to beat this map and the most effective way to do it. Sherbet Towers is the tougher of them all, but…

Single Player Maps: P.E.K.K.A.s Playhouse

Hello again, guys! It’s been a while, but I’m finally going to show you how to beat P.E.K.K.A.s Playhouse. P.E.K.K.A.s Playhouse is one of the last goblin or single-player maps. Once again, I will be teaching you how to beat the last 5 and the most effective way to do it. P.E.K.K.A.s Playhouse is the…

Help Clash with RED!

Recently, Supercell has updated the game for more features. Clash of Clans now supports RED. If you now purchase a $5 pack of gems, make sure not to buy the normal one. Purchase the one that is highlighted red; some proceeds of that goes to help the RED organization. When you do buy that pack, you…

Single Player Maps: Megamansion

Hello again, guys! Yesterday I covered Rolling Terror and today, I’m going to tell you how to beat Megamansion. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, these are the single-player or “goblin” attacks. I will be teaching you how to beat the last 5 and the most effective way to do it. Megamansion has…

Single Player Maps: Rolling Terror

Hello again, guys! Yesterday I covered, Kitchen Sink and today I’m going to tell you how to beat Rolling Terror. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, these are the single-player or “goblin” attacks. I will be teaching you how to beat the last 5 and the most effective way to do it. Rolling…

Single Player Maps: Kitchen Sink

Hey guys! So over the next 5 days I will be talking about single player maps. This is, in other words, the goblin bases. I will be teaching you how to beat the last 5 and the most effective way to do it. Today, I will cover Kitchen Sink! Kitchen Sink has 400k gold and…

Basic Tips to Win Wars

Hey guys! Today, I really want to help you guys and share some really basic war tips with you. These will improve your wars by 300%, guaranteed! Read more in-depth war guides here and here. Getting Good Members- -Only recruit TH7+ and XP 50+ -Make sure everyone in your clan is active and has a…

Attack Strategies: GoWiPe

Town Hall to Use In: 8-10 Trophy Range to Use In: 2400-3200+ GoWiPe is extremely similar to GoWiWi (just switches witches and PEKKAs) but can be twice as effective if you use it well. Be careful though; this is a very expensive army, and can go wrong in a heartbeat. Mostly, this strategy is used…

Free Gems Contest Update

If you haven’t found out already, Clash for Dummies is sponsoring a free gem give-away! In other words, we will be giving away a $5 iTunes Gift Card to you! All you have to do is enter and win! The contest is simple: get the most loot in a single raid. If you think you…

Weekly Base Analysis #6

Good job with: -Upgraded Important Defenses: All you defenses look well upgraded. Mortars, air defense, and wizard towers are all max level. I’m happy to see that you new mortar is already level 6. -Dark Elixir: I love seeing Town Hall 8 who have their drill upgraded to 3. Not only that but your storage…

Reaching Champion with 240 Archers

Most people say the only way to make Champion is to use an advanced pushing strategy like GoWiWi, Balloonion, or Mass Drags. However, with the right base and the right amount of commitment, you can make Champion using only archers! How to Raid- Obviously in order to get to champion you need to know how…

Stats to Know: Mortar

This is the second installment in the “Stats to Know” series. Before, I did lightning spells and now I bring you the mortar. How many hits from a mortar does it take to kill a barbarian? Or how about an archer? This is the place to find out. Barbarians– How many mortar hits does it…

Free Gems Contest

Hey guys! Everyone wants free gems! Therefore, I’m going to offer you guys a chance to win a free $5 dollar iTunes gift card. The contest is simple: find the most loot that you can in a single raid. Send stlcardinalfan12@yahoo.com a picture or video of your raid with the loot in it. Also, make…

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Inferno Tower: Single or Multi-Target?

This is one of the most debated issue in Clash of Clans. Should you set you infernos on single-target or multi-target? The answer is pretty simple; you set one on single-target and one on multi-target. This way you can defend against any strategy and any troops. Up in master and champion league, chances are that…

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Road to Maxing TH8 (Elixir Buildings)

So I’ve already told you the upgrade process for defenses and for troops at Town Hall 8. Today, I will tell you exactly what to upgrade with your elixir. This is assuming you have maxed TH7. 1. Dark Elixir Drill to 3- This is, for sure, the most important upgrade you can do at TH8.…

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Road to Maxing TH8 (Troops)

Like I said last post: I finally hit a lifelong goal of mine; to completely max Town Hall 8. Last post, I covered the order to go for defenses, now I will tell you the order in which you should upgrade your troops (valkyries and golems excluded), assuming all your troops are maxed from TH7.…

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Road to Maxing TH8 (Defenses)

Today, I met a lifelong goal of mine- to completely max Town Hall 8! To celebrate my accomplishment, I will be sharing how YOU should max TH8 as well. What should be upgraded first and what should be upgraded last? First off you should even all your new buildings with your existing buildings. After that…

Weekly Base Analysis #5

Hey guys! Today, I have for you the fifth weekly base analysis. If you want your base analyzed, email stlcardinalfan12@yahoo.com with your clan name and username. Today I have for you Creepy in the clan hellas o.y.k. Good job with: -Wizard Towers: Always nice to see that wizard towers aren’t neglected. Getting those things to…

Stats to Know: Lightning Spells

This is a new series called “Stats to Know”. There are many things we have to estimate in clash of clans, but you won’t have to do that any longer. Below I have layout a set of stats useful for clash knowledge. Today is lightning spells, but each day will change. Mortar- I’ve constructed this…

Boosting Barracks

Background- Today we are going to talk about the topic of boosting barracks and how it can help significantly.  So starting off most of you know that if you spend 10 gems to boost your barrack, it speeds up the training time 4x (same with spell factory).  Therefore if you boost all of your barracks…

Base Design with the 4th Mortar

Many people have been asking for bases with the new 4th mortar, but instead of making bases, I decided to show you what the best “core” to use. This new mortar impacts a lot of gameplay. These bases are for TH8s and TH9s; pushing and farming. TH8 Farming Core-TH8 Pushing Base- TH9 Farming Base- TH9…

How to Recruit War Members

Even if you are a farming clan this post will still help you recruit good and active clan members. In my clan, there are three things we look for and there are three things we ask. Things to Look For- 1. Town Hall Level: This is extremely important in war. The worst people that you…

Weekly Base Analysis #4

Hey guys! Today, I have for you the fourth weekly base analysis. If you want your base analyzed, email stlcardinalfan12@yahoo.com with your clan name and username. Today I have for you DEATH in the clan Death Haven. Good job with: -Maxing Your Base: Maxed bases always make me so happy! It shows that you know…

All-New Skeleton Trap!

In the latest update, Supercell released a brand-new trap called the skeleton trap! Contrary to popular belief, this trap is not a seasonal trap, but it is permanent. The skeleton trap works similar to a witch which (anyone?) spawns skeletons. However, the skeleton trap only spawns a set amount of skeletons. Below is the level…

New League Bonuses

Hello all!  If you haven’t already seen, Supercell has given us new league bonuses for each league in the new update!  Below are the old bonuses and the new, better  bonuses. Old:  New:                 Conclusion- With this new awesome tweak, we will most likely see some players rise and…

Halloween Update is OUT!

So Supercell finally answer our prayers and released the new update (there were some technical difficulties, the time kept getting reset). Below I have laid out exactly what changes they have made to the game. Hope you enjoy it as much as I am! Skeleton Trap- This new trap is unlocked at Town Hall 8. It…

The Impact of the 4th Mortar

If you haven’t heard it already, Supercell will be adding a fourth mortar in the Halloween update. This raises some questions such as will this be available at TH9, TH10, or maybe at a brand new Town Hall 11? Read about 4th mortar base design. Impact 1: Lower Trophies– Adding a fourth mortar will do…

New Obstacles for Halloween

If you read the previous post about the upcoming Halloween update, you might have seen that Supercell will be changing the decorations around to make them Halloween-themed. Check them out: The New Trunk- The New Mushroom- The New Tree- The New Log- The New Bush- All of these are new updates to the obstacles, but…

Halloween Update!

The long awaited Clash of Clans Halloween Update is almost here. Supercell is making the game Halloween themed as well as adding many new features such as: Clan Settings- Supercell is adding a ton of new features for clans. Now you can set war frequency (always, once a week, twice a week, rarely, and never),…

Weekly Base Analysis #3

Hey guys! Today, I have for you the third weekly base analysis. If you want your base analyzed, email stlcardinalfan12@yahoo.com with your clan name and username. Today I have for you anuraj in the clan GNBBoys. Good job with: -Army Camps: I’m pleased to see that you can hold 190 troops. Get that level 4…

The Evolution of the Clan Castle

The Clan Castle can easily be considered the best defense in the game. I’m here to show you the level upgrades of the CC and how it changes. A clan castle holds not only troops, but also resources gained in war. Clan Castle Ruin- Most likely, the only reason you have a unbuilt clan castle in…

Why Boosting Collectors is Good

You should always always always boost your collectors if Supercell comes along with a special update that makes boosting one gem for a day. However, if you are in desperate need of gold boosting is definitely the way to go over filling your storages. Here are the stats: For one day of boosting your level…

Sub-200 Farming

First thing I have to tell you is sub-200 farming IS NOT worth it. There is actually very little loot down there since it is mostly just newbies. Every 1 in 25 will be an advanced base but these bases rarely have collector raids and are usually better than most people can take out. Contrary…

Favorite Gameplay in CoC?

As most of you know, there are three main ways you attack in Clash of Clans- pushing, farming, and war. Vote for your favorite! Also if you want a base review email stlcardinalfan12@yahoo.com with your username and clan name. Clash on!

Beginner’s Guide to CoC

We all have to begin somewhere….. Today, I will be teaching the brand new players of Clash of Clans what the game is about and what to build and upgrade first. When you first begin you get a Town Hall and a few other basic buildings. The key in the beginning is NOT to spend…