This week, we’ll be talking briefly about Worlds, my recent experience with FFG customer service, the third set: Empire at War, and Store Championships. However, the beginning and bulk of this article will be spent on how I think a new player can get a head start. If you are reading this, and haven’t started playing yet, then this is the perfect time to get into this wildly popular game. Unlike with X-Wing, I am not a new Destiny player, having played since it debuted in late 2016.
How I think a new player can get a head start
Destiny is known as a collectible card game (CCG) or trading card game (TCG). I use both terms interchangeable. This means that there is a randomization element to acquiring the cards. You buy sealed, opaque packs and then open them up to see what you get. Having collected and traded for the past 5 months, here is some insight on how to start your collection the most efficient way possible:
Greetings, cadet. My name is Andrew but you may also refer to me by my designated Imperial serial number (ok, it’s actually the username on all of my social media accounts): FRFC3S. First of all, I would like to thank Ready to Role for picking up my content and providing a platform for my content to reach even more readers and hopefully encourage some crossover between the different game universes promoted on this site. As a kid, I liked Star Wars, but my tabletop gaming experience started with Wizards of the Coast’s Pokemon and Decipher’s Young Jedi CCGs around 1998-1999. Shortly thereafter, during the Urza’s Block, I got into a little game called Magic: the Gathering. After a good bit of fumbling around, I played Type I (now called Vintage?) until I quit Magic after winning a Darksteel prerelease flight, selling all of my cards, and buying a car. Read More
Another Unearthed Arcana, another set of playtest rules to check out!
This time around we get a slew of new feats, each focused on one of the in-game skills. They each follow a standard formula- buff the base ability score and proficiency, and a passive feature or flavorful ability, be it a new action, bonus action, or access to spells.
I’m going to run the gamut of these, discussing their third point, and what I think about it as it would affect the game. Read More