We don't have actual rules yet, but I bet Missions will behave slightly differently from Objectives. But I've been waiting for a new card type like this, bringing more theme and excitement back to the game. I can't wait to play Plan of Prophetess, luring gullible little Yoda over to the dark side! Very exciting preview, hopefully there are no delays.
I also cringed and wondered at that "out of faction" choice of words.
From the article: "Once you successfully destroy Assassination Contract, you’ll advance the Death Star dial accordingly and per the mission’s Reaction, you’ll also destroy each enemy unit that doesn’t match its controller’s affiliation card.
From that description, it looks like a wording change to clean up how wordy the Snoova effect was rather than a new effect.
Yeah, thats another good question. if its got resources, is that thiers to spend.
Even if your opponent has no Endor objectives in his deck, you can ensure that you have a target for Shield Generator Assault by playingGround Support (Solo’s Command, 910) as an Endor objective under your opponent’s control.
Again, from that wording of "under your opponents control", if the Mission did have resources, they'd be the opponents to use once you've played the Mission