Between tournaments I play the game just like I did before tournaments existed. In other words, I go for max resources and trophies.
My main goal is to earn enough stone to keep my imps busy in a as few raids as possible, so I don't waste my time when there is less than 300k stone available to plunder. A big trophy gain is a "target of opportunity," but I quit actively seeking them because I end up Nexting 10-15 dungeons looking for anything over +2 only to get disconnected when I finally find one with enough stone to justify the raid.
Chaos Theory Join us if you wish to max out your dungeon and challenge your peers. No need for Baby Killing in here!