World map of Graviterrus Graviterrus is the world in which the board game Factions: Battlegrounds takes place. This site will be dedicated to posts about in-game strategy, unit analysis, and more! Graviterrus is a dangerous place... but with the right tactics you can conquer any and all enemies! (Check out the drop-down "Select Category" on … Continue reading Graviterrus is a dangerous place…..
Recognizing diagonal movement, and more importantly diagonal attack opportunities, can give you a significant edge. In order to properly understand and establish battle plans that include diagonals, it is important to understand MOVEMENT. MOVEMENT BASICS INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO PORTION ON MOVEMENT: 4:00-4:34 RULEBOOK SCREENSHOTS ON MOVEMENT: Units also can attack enemies diagonally (melee attacks), but ONLY … Continue reading Expanding the Basics- Movement and Diagonal Movement
In a 2 player game of Factions: Battlegrounds, one of the advantages you can choose is known as the Resource Center advantage. Simply put, it means you get to select where the Resource Centers go. As they can only be placed on a certain spaces on the Battleground, this may seem at first like an … Continue reading Expanding the Basics- Resource Center (and Rank) Advantage
In 2 player games of Factions: Battlegrounds, one of the advantages is known as the Terrain Tile Advantage. If you have this advantage, it means you get to place 5 home terrain tiles and your opponent gets to place 4. Terrain Tiles are each comprised of 4 spaces, and are usually a combination of water … Continue reading Expanding the Basics- Terrain Tile Advantage
Understanding the Icons of Factions: Battlegrounds There are several different Icons that appear throughout the unit cards and on the tokens in Factions: Battlegrounds. Here is a quick overview of them, with excerpts from the rulebook! ICONS: RULEBOOK SCREENSHOTS ICONS-- RESOURCES GOLD and MANA are the 2 Resources in Factions: Battlegrounds. Gold is spent to … Continue reading Expanding the Basics- Icons
Elite units are units that are extra powerful, and provide unique spells and abilities. However with the extra powerful units comes the necessity of extra strategy. ELITE UNIT BASICS: Factions: Battlegrounds is designed to be a game of choices. Prior to every game of Factions: Battlegrounds, each player chooses a faction. Then, from that faction, … Continue reading Expanding the Basics- Elite Units