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)
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!
Triple U’s: Put some respect on their name!!
There are a few outstanding units that are underrated- at least in the battles I have been a part of! Throughout my numerous (literally hundreds) of Factions: Battlegrounds games, it seems to me that there are some clear "fan favorites" that often see the battleground. Some players like powerful melee point scorers and some love … Continue reading Triple U’s: Put some respect on their name!!
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!
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
Understanding the Faction: KRAGG
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
Expanding the Basics- Understanding Prowess
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
Parada Unit Breakdown part 2
Breaking down 3 more of the Parada units! (Minotaur Chieftain/Centaur Scout/Elf Sharpshooter) (Check out Parada pt. 1 here!) MINOTAUR CHIEFTAIN: Minotaur Chieftain (PARADA)(6 Gold/VP) One of Parada's best and most overlooked units it the Minotaur Chieftain. In a faction known for elite ranged shooters, the Minotaur Chieftain's steady melee skills and top-tier rank help balance … Continue reading Parada Unit Breakdown part 2