I wanted to develop a PP stream with my PP (as opposed to buying players to improve my team straight out). That’s because eventually you advance so far that the PP from the weekly league is fairly small, much smaller than you need to improve. So I worked on getting some tournament teams set up - I’ve got my bronze, a silver team and sort of have gold/iron teams. Once I had those more or less established I can use any incoming PP to either speculate on players (like find Live players who are mid to high golds who I think will get promoted to Diamond) or work on missions. And I guess you could straight out buy better players. That’s sort of where I am now. Since Annandale has had quite a few good pack drops, I have turned to getting the BAL players.
My BFF team is still investing in cards - I’ve got my bronze tourney team set up so I don’t need to spend any more on that. And I got a lucky drop of the HP Orlando Cepeda which sold for like 150k and with that I have purchased as many non-mission golds as I could. I figure that eventually those golds will be used in missions and when they are, their prices will go up. So I’m trolling the AH looking for good deals on golds. Since they are not in missions right now they are almost always pretty inexpensive. If my theory works out then over the course of the season I should be able to sell these gold for a lot. If my theory is wrong then I guess I bought a bunch of gold cards! But it feels like a better use of PP than anything else I could think of.
I ranked the BAL missions in my priority order and then I looked at what cards I had and from that I determined which ones to go after. It is expensive to buy the building blocks but unless you get lucky pack drops it’s mandatory if you want to complete the missions (which I do). So maybe I will only complete 1 to 3 of the BAL missions. That’s cool, I enjoy working on them.