Star Wars: Legion is a game of strategic positioning. If you are able to navigate the battle field effectively and force your opponent to engage on your terms, you are going to have a better chance of doing well. Part of being able to outmaneuver your opponent is knowing the ranges of weapons and the speed of units, how that translates into board space, and how to use that to optimally deploy your units against your opponent.
In a competitive game you and your opponent both bring a deck of 12 mission parameters (4x of each: Objectives, Conditions, and Deployment) and will play a mini game to determine which mission is being played (often referred to as turn 0). The player who’s list is the lowest points gets to chose if they are the red player or the blue player, and then the blue players scenario deck is used. Because there are more than 4 of each parameter there are some strategies when choosing which to include in your deck, and also when choosing which to keep and which to eliminate during the mini game to determine the actual mission played. Keep in mind that your individual play style and list composition will determine which mission parameters will favor you most.
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