Author Archive: David Wiley

Spotlight on The Nerd Store’s Extra Life Event

At The Chance Cube, we are finding ways to get more involved by supporting and raising awareness for Star Wars: Destiny events across the nation. Our first spotlight is on an event being hosted by The Nerd Store, found in Greeley, Colorado. On November 4th, The Nerd Store is holding a Destiny tournament to support a great cause: Extra Life.… Read More

Learning Through Losing

Star Wars: Destiny is a competitive game. There are few players who will show up to a Store Championship that would claim they are there just to have fun and see what happens. In a game where two players go head-to-head, one of them is going to lose. The desire to win is something that drives people to look at deck lists from people who win Store Championships, to build and run a deck that is finding success in the current Meta. But I would argue that there is more to learn from losing in Star Wars: Destiny than there is by winning.… Read More

Card Dissection: Jyn Erso, Reckless Operative (SR44)

This card was one of the characters I obtained during my first night playing Star Wars: Destiny. At the time, I had no Starter Sets, and had simply attended a local tournament because the organizer had mentioned they’d be able to teach the game after the tournament. I was free for the evening so I figured I should go and learn what the game was all about. I pulled a Tie Pilot (SR4) from my first booster and had this one a little later on. Immediately, I knew I wanted to make a Jyn Erso (SR44) deck. She was a great lead character in one of my favorite Star Wars movies to date, and I was excited to test her out.… Read More