This weekend at JustPlay we had our Christmas Party, part of which was a Destiny tournament which turned out to be quite sizeable at 16 players! A brilliant showing - the free cake might have made all the difference!
The structure we have been running for all of our Destiny events so far has been the following
- Swiss Pairing
- 75 minute matches
- Each match is best of three games
- At the end of the round time, players take 5 more turns after the currently active player has finished his turn
So with 16 players, we played 4 rounds of Swiss with a cut to top 4.
Players getting stuck in on round 1!
We had a really varied field taking part in the event, with some surprising decks having good success - the Destiny meta will be a varied one, not just Han/Rey and Vader/Raider as some people would have you believe! Here's a meta breakdown from the event:
- Elite General Grievous, Count Dooku
- Elite General Grievous, Jango Fett
- Elite Padme, Rebel Trooper x2
- Elite Kylo Ren, Storm Trooper x2
- Darth Vader, Storm Trooper x2
- Elite Kylo Ren, General Grievous
- Elite General Veers, Nightsister x2
- Bala-Tik, Nightsister, Storm Trooper x2
- Elite Leia Organa, Elite Rey
- Elite Han Solo, Leia Organa
- Elite Grievous, Kylo Ren
- Elite Rey, Padawan x2
- Elite Kylo Ren, Darth Vader
- Nightsister x2, Storm Trooper x2
- Elite Rey, Elite Qui-Gon Jinn
- Elite Rey, Elite Han Solo
After 4 rounds of Swiss the final standings looked like this:
Wills just missing the cut on tiebreakers!
Here are the decklists from the top 4 competitors:
(note that there's a little mistake here, Phil was actually playing Starship Graveyard)
Our top 4 competitors shaping their Destiny!
Ian and Phil made it to the finals beating the top two Swiss finishers - both semi finals were rematches from the Swiss rounds that both of the winners had previously lost. A Hero vs Villain final was on the cards, and you can check it out below on our YouTube channel - there's also a winners' interview and deck tech!