Greetings SHIELD Agents! This is the fifth in a series of new-player articles, aimed to get beginner players get up to speed on the game – Marvel Champions! This session is a list of player tips that helped me transition from losing my Marvel Champions games to winning them. We may deep dive into these topics in future articles. The list comes in no specific order but starts with some tips about gameplay before moving on to broader topics.

You may see a lot of people bemoan that Marvel Champions is too easy. I think in reality Marvel Champions is just the right kind of easy – the kind that makes me feel like a powerful super hero able to take on any foe. I didn’t always feel this way in fact I lost several games when first playing Marvel Champions. I’m now at a much higher win-rate and these are the things I did to get there.

Welcome to Marvel Champions Monthly: A Fan Podcast about the game Marvel Champions designed by Caleb Grace and Michael Boggs at Fantasy Flight Games. Join hosts: KennedyHawk, Crimson, Lester, and Amerikano as we discuss our favorite card game. This episode is for all the new players thinking about trying out this game. We overview the game, discuss some tips for starting out and strategy tips for newbies. Later in the episode we discuss common rules questions/mistakes, ways to bling out your game, and community resources. Check out the time stamps below to jump to the segment you are most interested to hear. You can also check out our SHIELD Agent Training article series geared at new players with new articles being posted 1-2 times a month.

Shownotes
0:00 Intros
01:45 Overview of Marvel Champions
06:00 What to Buy?
12:40 Starting Out and Deckbuilding
24:20 Strategy Tips
36:00 Common Rules Mistakes/Questions
44:00 Component Upgrades
56:00 Community Resources (Link)
1:00:45 What other games might you enjoy?

Greetings SHIELD Agents! This is the third article in a series of new-player articles, aimed to get beginner players get up to speed on the game – Marvel Champions! This session is all about moving on from the introductory villain. You’ve stopped Rhino’s evil plans more times than you can count. It’s time to move on to the Klaw! We lined this article up with the community crossover event #KlawYourWayThroughMay so make sure you check out all the great content creators and their takes on the Immortal Klaw, you can find a summarized list of content from the crossover on our blog!

Greetings SHIELD Agents! This is the third article in a series of new-player articles, aimed to get beginner players get up to speed on the game – Marvel Champions! This session is all about how to get a head start against those nefarious villains! How do you perform an optimal mulligan?

SHIELD AGENT Training Session 003 – Beginning a Better Battle (Mulligans!)

This article aims to take readers to the next level when performing a mulligan. In Marvel Champions you will likely cycle your deck at least once per game, so we can be farily heavy handed with out mulligan because we’ll see those cards back. In this article we will cover:

How a mulligan is performed
Mulligan Considerations