Masterson announced he would be joining Team 5 on August 27, 2014.
- Having been a successful competitor in Hearthstone tournaments and member of teams such as ManaGrind North America, as well as a noted streamer, in August 2014 Realz announced that he would be joining Team 5 as an Associate Game Designer. Realz is also known as a former World of Warcraft Arena professional player, and for playing Magic: The Gathering.
- Patch 18.104.22.16866 (2015-06-15): Added to the game's credits with the 2015 update. Credits card added.
- (2014-08-27): Announced he is joining Team 5 as an Associate Game Designer.
- Ryan Masterson on Twitter. (2014-08-27).
- Top Hearthstone player joins Blizzard to help work on the game. (2014-08-29).