Although Legends of Runeterra has a gameplay that's similar to other CCGs, a few key features are different. Each turn, you'll receive a manna point that you can use to play cards, which can contain either a creature or a spell. As you might expect, the spells take effect imminently, while the creatures have to be deployed on the battlefield.
But as the turns are played, the gameplay of Legends of Runeterra starts to differ from that of Hearthstone. During each turn, one player attacks and the other defends. Typically the attacker plays creatures and the defender tries to block them, but like Magic: the Gathering, both players can cast spells at this time.
Another unique feature of Legends of Runeterra is that, as well as the normal creature and spell cards, there are also twenty different hero cards. Each hero is inspired by an LoL character and has unique powers. Learning to use each one wisely will greatly improve your chances of winning.
Legends of Runeterra is an excellent CCG that offers an intriguing alternative to the aforementioned games Hearthstone and Magic: The Gathering. It's yet another outstanding title from Riot Games.