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 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!
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
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!
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
Understanding the Faction: BAAZARIA
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