Do the free credit offers that are available to you. This is a quick way to earn credits, but they are not reliable
Play the slot machine each time you have 3 tickets - getting 10 clintz per ticket is a good return
Get a decent deck as soon as possible. A DT deck will be the foundation of your collection. Competitive and winning DT decks can be made for 5k or so. Have a deck in mind and make sure that your focus is on acquiring this deck as soon as possible. Once you have a decent DT deck then you are well on your way
every DT you play have these benchmarks in mind
1 game (1 minute to 5 minutes) - 50 clintz prize -
top 1/3 of the DT - 100-120 points in a DT (10 - 35 minutes of time)- 50 clintz + 1 credit
top 150 (45 minutes to 1 hour) - 250 points should be enough in most DTs, sometimes more, sometimes less - clintz + 1 credit + small chance for Cr
once you are cracking top 150 easily, it is time to start thinking of top 50/25/10/5/win. Once you can crack top 10 consistently, the clintz roll in.
Do solo mission ASAP - the clintz/credit/card prizes helps. the earlier the better.
- play it in non DT hours - use your DT deck as the foundation for your ELO
decks can be made for 6k-10k)
benchmarks for the week. Figure out what the goal is for the week and play to that goal
stay above 1000 after 5 games - clintz plus 2 credits.
1200 - clintz plus 5 credits
1300 - clintz plus 10 credits
top 100 - clintz plus 10 credits + chance at Cr
small steps at a time here.... once you crack 1200 a few times it gets easier, start aiming for 1300. Once 1300 is easy, the 10 credits weekly is a nice income.
non DT hours - Survivor
is a tough place to make clintz especially with cheap decks... but if you have met your ELO
target for the week... even small win streaks pay out more than just playing in other rooms. If you get a big streak... you may also win credits!
Make friends and join a guild. Those guild bonuses will help you earn more clintz and lotto tickets.... they will help you if you are strapped for clintz. And friends may let you borrow certain cards, allowing you to complete certain missions (and collect more prizes)
Unlock the market ASAP
you do not want to be selling to kate if you want clintz
unlocking the market also allows you to play the market which is a solid source of income. buy low, sell higher, 0xp cards generally can be resold for higher than the minimum
Credits. Spend your credits wisely. This is the key to earning clintz. Buy on the day that New Bloods are released. Sell the newest cards as soon as possible. If the releases are weak and cheaper cards, don't use your credits. Save it. Continue to hoard credits till an expensive card is released. Once an expensive card is released (35k+) buy new blood packs
and hope you get lucky
Im sure ive missed a few tips but here is a summary:
free offers, get a DT deck ASAP and earn 1 credit per DT played - play fast, lose fast if you have to is key, unlock market ASAP and buy low sell high, earn credits in ELO
every week if you can, use credits intelligently
you will always have less than those who are using money to collect/play this game. But if you are active and follow some of the tips above, you will see the size of your collection constantly go up.