Deathstar

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site, you are agreeing to our Cookie Policy.

The latest issue of the 9th Scroll is available! You can read all about it in the news.

  • Style of play. Also a type of unit. References the Death Star (or DS 1 Orbital Battle Station) from the 1977 film Star Wars, presently owned by Disney.

    A Death star needs to meet two criteria:

    1) The unit is unassailable without a disproportionate investment in resources.
    2) The total points for the unit/characters are high enough that you can’t win the game without dealing with it.

    In other words a true Death Star presents opponents with a catch 22: in the simplest of oversimplifications, you’re unlikely to win if you attack it and you’re unlikely to win if you ignore it.
    Style of play. Also a type of unit. References the Death Star (or DS 1 Orbital Battle Station) from the 1977 film Star Wars, presently owned by Disney.

    A Death star needs to meet two criteria:

    1) The unit is unassailable without a disproportionate investment in resources.
    2) The total points for the unit/characters are high enough that you can’t win the game without dealing with it.

    In other words a true Death Star presents opponents with a catch 22: in the simplest of oversimplifications, you’re unlikely to win if you attack it and you’re unlikely to win if you ignore it.

    6,058 times viewed