With the bulk of the regionals season behind us, we’re at a good point to evaluate the Across the Galaxy Meta. The last meta to include the Awakenings block, we’ve seen some serious abuse of some of the most busted cards to come out of the first few sets. From Friends in High Places, to Price of Failure, to Hyperspace Jump and Retreat – a number of cards have gone out with a bang. Not to mention the introduction of new meta defining cards like Vader’s Fist and Armored Reinforcement. While the meta hasn’t settled completely, I think we have a pretty good idea of what the meta is and what you should expect to see at the top tables. As I see it, there are two decks that have separated themselves from the field, one archetype poised to threaten the top decks, and a plethora of archetypes that have seen success but aren’t quite strong enough to garner Tier 1 status.
At the Fargo Regional, I decided to run a 3-wide Lando deck, focused around getting out big vehicles and playing mods on them. Shadow Caster and N1-Starfighter are no-brainers in this archetype, but without Armored Reinforcement it became necessary to add some extra vehicles. The obvious decision would be to add the Legacies Falcon, which has proven itself to be a solid vehicle and a good tempo card. The ATG Falcon, at 6-cost, is widely regarded as too expensive to be worth playing. I decided to take it anyway, after a few play-throughs found me wanted a Falcon in my opening hand more than a Shadow Caster. In this article, I’m going to explain why the math checks out with the ATG Falcon – and why you should consider adding it in your Fat Vehicle decks.
Today’s post is a tournament report by Russell Lindberg, who was the finalist at the North Carolina Regional. The deck he played – Yoda/Han – is one I’ve thought could be great ever since the announcement of the new Han. I haven’t had much chance to try the deck myself, so I was excited when he decided to play the deck, and especially excited to see him perform so well! I hope you enjoy his tournament report.
This past weekend was the first set of Regionals in the ATG meta post Snoke and OTK nerf, and the meta was wide open. We saw all sorts of different decks make top cuts, and a variety of characters were represented. The Destiny Council participated in the Fargo regional (which Andrew won!), and it was a blast to see such a variety of decks perform well. Here is a summary of my thoughts from the Regionals results this weekend (results can be found at I Rebel Destiny).
Today’s post is a guest article by Michael Spaulding. Michael is a Minnesota local who does a lot for the Destiny community here. He helps run the Twin Suns Cup – a local tournament circuit. He recently won one of these tournaments with a version of the Shadow Caster reset deck, beating both Luke and Jon on his way to the title! It’s a deck reminiscent of the 7th Sister reset decks from back in the Legacies meta, and I think you’ll enjoy his tournament report.