Star Wars: Destiny is a collectable card and dice game where two or more players battle each other with 30 card decks and 30 points worth of Characters. The only true limit on deck construction is the 30 card limit and that players cannot have more than 2 copies of any one card. As far as your Characters are concerned, you are limited by the fact that you cannot have more than 1 of the same unique Character (but can include 2 dice for that character), and a maximum of 30 points of Characters.
That is a lot of information to absorb, even for a game that was just recently released and has only 174 cards in the first set, Awakenings. But, it is very relevant and players need to understand what they are facing every time they play this game. Why? Because each player needs to know what the deck and character limitations are when they build their deck, as well as when deciding what strategies they want when designing their deck.
There are two ways to win a game of Star Wars: Destiny. Taken from page 14 in the Reference Guide: The first is to defeat all of your opponent’s Characters. The game ends immediately when that happens. The second is if your opponent has no cards in their hand and deck at the end of a round (after the upkeep phase). So, you could have no cards in your hand and deck and still be able to win if you deal enough damage to defeat your opponents Characters that round.
So, with that in mind, what Strategy should you use? Truthfully? The first thing you need to look at is your collection of cards, specifically your Characters and dice cards. You need to be able to field the cards that can allow you to accomplish your Strategy. … Read More