Jim Breeze

Card Dissection: Ciena Ree (EW1)

Empire at War, as anyone can agree, skews pretty heavily toward getting supports and vehicles into play more often, and Ciena Ree (EW1) definitely fits that mold. As an Imperial pilot, she rose to the rank of Captain in the Imperial Navy, and was a veteran of the Galactic Civil War, specifically the battles of Endor and Jakku. How does she fit in the Destiny game? Read on and find out!

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Empire at War July Teaser Reaction – Part 2

On Friday, Fantasy Flight Games dropped a (huge) teaser for the upcoming expansion to Star Wars: Destiny, Empire at War. In the past, their teasers have been in chunks based on color and faction, but this latest one is about Red cards and dice on both the Hero and Villain sides. This leads to a Death Star-sized teaser, which we will discuss in two separate articles. The first article focused on those Characters, Upgrades, and Support cards with corresponding dice. This article will be about the Support and Event cards without any dice.

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Empire at War July Teaser Reaction – Part 1

On Friday, Fantasy Flight Games dropped a (huge) teaser for the upcoming expansion to Star Wars: Destiny, Empire at War. In the past, their teasers have been in chunks based on color and faction, but this latest one is about Red cards and dice on both the Hero and Villain sides. This leads to a Death Star-sized teaser, which we will discuss in two separate articles. The first article (this one) will focus on those Characters, Upgrades, and Support cards with corresponding dice. The next article will be about the Support and Event cards without any dice.

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Origins 2017 Recap

Another Origins Game Fair has come and gone, and with it, the first ever Star Wars: Destiny tournament at the convention. While FFG wasn’t “officially” at Origins, the good folks from Cascade Games out of Portland, Oregon, lead by Steve Cameron, ran several Destiny events for them over the five-day event, including Learn-to-Plays and a sealed pack tournament. My wife, Kim, and I spent all five days at Origins, checking out new tabletop games, playing old favorites, and, of course, playing Star Wars: Destiny and talking with The Chance Cube fans and listeners. 

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The Chance Cube Reacts – Empire At War!

The hype train has taken off from the station once again, as Fantasy Flight Games has given us a sneak peek at Empire at War, their latest expansion set for Star Wars: Destiny. While the discussion about this announcement and these cards are heating up, we are taking a moment to share our initial reactions to the news and the card previews.

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Card Dissection: Director Krennic (SR3) “Cruel But Brilliant”

Here we have the man responsible for the construction of the original Death Star, Director Orson Krennic (SR3). A charismatic, if fiery, official within the Empire, his drive and unscrupulous behavior helped elevate him through the ranks enough for him to go toe-to-toe with the venerated Grand Moff Tarkin.

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The Chance Cube Reacts: Spirit of Rebellion Pre-release Event

Yesterday, Fantasy Flight Games (FFG) announced a preview event for the Spirit of Rebellion expansion for Star Wars: Destiny. The event will take place April 1-2 at local retailers around the world (check local listings). Stores will have alternate art cards to hand out, but only to those who complete mini-objectives listed on “Mission Brief” cards. There will also be open play events and boosters available for sale (in limited amounts).

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The Chance Cube Reacts: Awakenings Reprint

Earlier today (February 28, 2017), Fantasy Flight Games (FFG) announced plans to reprint the Awakenings set on a limited basis, and also gave some details about the future plans for Star Wars: Destiny. While we at The Chance Cube love this game and are thankful to FFG for creating it, this news is sending mixed signals.

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