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How many objectives do you typically use in a 30 card deck and why?

0-3
3-6
6-9
9-12
my deck contains only objectives

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Offline gethralkin

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Re: Strategy: Objectives or Ships?
« Reply #150 on: January 17, 2009, 11:58:02 AM »
There is no limit, and it depends on your build.

I have seen very effective builds using nothing but objectives as well as some that use very few.

I tend to use 9-15 in a 30-40 card deck.

A lot also depends on what you are going for.

Good luck, hopefully you find your own balance soon enough.

A third of your deck (about 10, more or less) will allow your cards to cycle during combat (as you'll have enough of them) without getting your hand stuck all the time with objective cards, and still be enough so that your objectives won't be scarce as you draw cards.

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Re: Strategy: Objectives or Ships?
« Reply #151 on: January 17, 2009, 12:26:52 PM »
I usually run with 12 objectives in my 30-card builds.  Usually 3-6 of those objective cards are "one and done", in other words they have an immediate impact when played but no lingering ability.

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Re: Strategy: Objectives or Ships?
« Reply #152 on: January 17, 2009, 03:40:52 PM »
I usually run with 12 objectives in my 30-card builds.  Usually 3-6 of those objective cards are "one and done", in other words they have an immediate impact when played but no lingering ability.

Good point. Designating a certain "objective slot" (or slots) for cycling through your one-use objectives, while the others can be reserved for whatever strategy you set up for multiple objective stacking, can also be beneficial.

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Re: Strategy: Objectives or Ships?
« Reply #153 on: January 19, 2009, 03:25:04 PM »
Thanks for that guys. Sure given me something to think about

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Re: Strategy: Objectives or Ships?
« Reply #154 on: January 20, 2009, 04:11:44 PM »
i guess i am low on what i use its only 6-8 depends on the deck but i only play against my wife and so often as other games we both mainly go for taking out all the units

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Re: Strategy: Objectives or Ships?
« Reply #155 on: January 20, 2009, 09:00:17 PM »
Using a "disposable objectives" slot can work very well in conjunction with certain objectives such as Coruscant Industrial Zone. It allows you to cycle through objectives and you get to pull ships out of your reserves with it. I usually play with about 10 objectives in a 30 card deck and I use this method to not get stuck with a handful of objectives.

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Re: Strategy: Objectives or Ships?
« Reply #156 on: January 21, 2009, 06:29:31 PM »
My first Imperal Fleet deck relied on two copies of CIZ while churning through Death Star Hangars as quickly as possible.  :)  Finding other one-shot objectives as time went on just made it more fun.


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Re: Strategy: Objectives or Ships?
« Reply #157 on: January 22, 2009, 01:40:38 AM »
The build that I'd call a power build has 12 objectives in a 36 card deck. When constructing other decks, I tend to stick with 7-9 in a 30-40 card deck.


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Re: Strategy: Objectives or Ships?
« Reply #158 on: January 23, 2009, 11:33:42 AM »
I never go past 15 (1/2 deck), but that assumes cycling cards like TRP, etc.

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Re: Strategy: Objectives or Ships?
« Reply #159 on: January 23, 2009, 10:08:51 PM »
i like to have about half my deck objectives, many of which are one and dones. cards like boss nass (ground assault), altering the deal, cloud city and theed royal palce help to cycle faster. i'ld rather be clogged in my hand than have 7 defense battle cards getting struck.
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Re: Strategy: Objectives or Ships?
« Reply #160 on: January 25, 2009, 03:41:19 PM »

  I usualy have 10 to 12 objectives, but I have never played against anyone other than TMD, but I  have some good butt-kicking builds. :yoda: Kick butt I do, hmm, yes. :yoda:
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Re: Strategy: Objectives or Ships?
« Reply #161 on: March 01, 2009, 11:22:10 AM »
Ive read a thread about an all objective build, and from what I heard it works pretty well. 

also, I am trying to make a jedi-discard deck that uses 15 objectives

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Re: Strategy: Objectives or Ships?
« Reply #162 on: March 02, 2009, 10:01:38 PM »
With cycling objectives I enjoyed a solid 1/3 of the build, at least for higher card # decks.
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