maybe also the fact that ranged minions act completely different, cards have options to choose when activated, each faction has a different identity, and more positional aspects (Charm, Fear), and even more ramp or anti ramp cards then duelyst.
I’m not saying it’s better, just saying its not so much more interesting because of removal.
Yes, I play shardbound regularly. I play yellow aggro, because the legendaries are necessary for a lot of factions, except yellow. I am currently at gold rank, if you want to know