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!
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!
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……
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
WAR, NO PEACE "The monsters of the Kragg mountains know three things. They are big, they are strong, and they love to smash. Kragg has the strongest melee attackers in Graviterrus and they also have a lot of toughness to boot. Add in a few key range strikes and some gargantuan birds of prey and … Continue reading Understanding the Faction: KRAGG
BECOME SOMETHING GREATER TO CREATE SOMETHING GREATER "A different kind of power lies in the shadows. One that utilizes stealth, ambush and curses to cripple an oncoming army. Moonshadow generals will get achieve victory by focusing assassinations and well placed ranged attacks on high point units. They can also evade and ignore various ranged and … Continue reading Understanding the Faction: MOONSHADOW
VENGEANCE BY DEATH, DOMINION BY BLOOD "The undead in the Baazaria swamps are a dangerous foe. They can use death magic and abilities to hit enemies from all over the board. Baazaria players can gain control of key areas quickly by using Asanbosam and Wraiths, and then slow down the battle with a wall of … Continue reading Understanding the Faction: BAAZARIA
A unit's Prowess is its attack attribute plus its defense attribute. A unit’s Prowess number is their attack attribute (number by the sword icon) added to their health attribute (number by the heart icon). It is based off of the current health and attack of the unit, (not the original health and attack when recruited) Here are … Continue reading Expanding the Basics- Understanding Prowess
Breaking down 3 more of the Ihalaban Units! (Zepodom Usurper/Ihalaban Reaver/Naga Archon) (Check out Ihalaban pt. 1 here!) ZEPODOM USURPER: Zepodom Usurper (IHALABAN)(5 Gold/VP) The Zepodom Usurper is, in my opinion, the most unique unit in the game... It is an Aerial unit AND an Aquatic unit (the only unit that is both- making it's … Continue reading Ihalaban Unit Breakdown part 2
Breaking down 3 more of the Kragg Units! (Wild Kongamato/Troll Ravager/Veteran Orc) (Check out Kragg pt. 1 here!) WILD KONGAMATO: Wild Kongamato (KRAGG)(4 Gold/VP) Kragg has some affordable units that offer underrated mobility. The Wild Kongamato is a great example of one of those units. At 3 movement it makes for a fast and aggressive … Continue reading Kragg Unit Breakdown part 2