Counting down to #1-- the top 10 spells in Factions: Battlegrounds (the top 2!). We have reached the very best spells in Factions: Battlegrounds- both of these spells are effective enough that you can base your battleplan around them and efficient enough that with a very small amount of planning you can utilize them multiple … Continue reading COUNTDOWN: The Top 10 Spells! (Part 4- #2 and #1)
COUNTDOWN: The Top 10 Spells! (Part 3- #4 and #3)
Counting down to #1-- the top 10 spells in Factions: Battlegrounds (#4 and #3) We have reached the FINAL 4! Today we will check out 2 more spells that I think rank among the best of the best. Check out the rest of the top 10 (to this point!) here: (Countdown Part 1) and here: … Continue reading COUNTDOWN: The Top 10 Spells! (Part 3- #4 and #3)
COUNTDOWN: The Top 10 Spells! (Part 2- #7-#5)
Counting down to #1-- the top 10 spells in Factions: Battlegrounds (#7-#5) The countdown of the top spells in Factions: Battlegrounds continues with part 2! To see the spells that just missed the cut, as well as spots 10-8, check out the COUNTDOWN PART ONE! As usual, I'll repeat my disclaimer, that this list takes … Continue reading COUNTDOWN: The Top 10 Spells! (Part 2- #7-#5)
COUNTDOWN: The Top 10 Spells! (Part 1- #10-#8)
Counting down to #1-- the top 10 spells in Factions: Battlegrounds (#10-#8) I am kicking off the first of my Factions: Battlegrounds countdown series! This series will cover my personal "top 10" for various areas of the game. First up.... SPELLS. Just to clarify- my "ranking system" is totally subjective- so feel free to disagree! … Continue reading COUNTDOWN: The Top 10 Spells! (Part 1- #10-#8)
Triple U part 2!
4 more underused, under-appreciated units that I need to remember to utilize. Recently, I highlighted 4 units that I thought were underrated, both by me and by others I have battled. This post takes a look at 4 more of my personal triple Us. (underused under-appreciated units) Again, this analysis is totally subjective, so if … Continue reading Triple U part 2!
Expanding the Basics- Recruiting Units, Reinforcement Phase and Resource Management
In order to win more battles than not, the Reinforcement Phase has to be a core part of your strategy. REINFORCEMENT PHASE BASICS: INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO PORTION ON RECRUITING UNITS: 9:00-9:43 INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO PORTION ON REINFORCEMENT PHASE: 10:40-11:52 RULEBOOK SCREENSHOT ON RECRUITING UNITS AND THE REINFORCEMENT PHASE: In Factions: Battlegrounds, picking the correct time to recruit … Continue reading Expanding the Basics- Recruiting Units, Reinforcement Phase and Resource Management
“INVERTED” Wins- the ultimate victory!
The most challenging but strategically satisfying way to win a game of Factions: Battlegrounds involves--- scoring LESS points than your opponent?? There are 2 ways to win a game of Factions: Battlegrounds. The most common and straightforward path to victory is to score the required number of victory points before your opponents. The other way … Continue reading “INVERTED” Wins- the ultimate victory!
3 Player Mayhem!
The most chaotic and unpredictable--and sometimes the most fun variant of Factions: Battlegrounds could be 3 player battles. Lately, I have had the chance to play some 3 player games of Factions: Battlegrounds with some friends. 2 player games are straightforward and quick. There are not a lot of surprises nor lot of buildup, and … Continue reading 3 Player Mayhem!
Winter wonderland? Not in Graviterrus……
Due to the climate, there is no natural snow to be found anywhere in the world of Factions: Battlegrounds. This time of year, snowy weather gets allll the love. A lot of people across the Northern and Mountain regions of the US have a scene like this picture somewhere near them. Occasionally, we get asked … Continue reading Winter wonderland? Not in Graviterrus……
Understanding the Faction: PRIMUS
PRIMUS FIRST, PRIMUS LAST "The kingdom in the deep jungle has survived and thrived thanks to it’s vicious army of Amazons and it’s connection with the primeval monsters of the jungle. Primus can win through relying on their Amazons to hold the field or on the massive beasts to overwhelm their opponents with size and … Continue reading Understanding the Faction: PRIMUS