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
Primus Unit Breakdown part 2
Breaking down 3 more Primus units: (Tortuloid Bladebreaker/Greater Wyvern/Jungle River Kraken) (Check out Primus pt. 1 here!) TORTULOID BLADEBREAKER: Tortuloid Bladebreaker (PRIMUS) (5 Gold/VP) The Tortuloid Bladebreaker is an excellent defensive unit. Its' gargantuan 8 health is the highest of any 5 cost slot unit in the game, and with 2 defensive melee-inhibiting abilites, the … Continue reading Primus Unit Breakdown part 2
Ihalaban Unit Breakdown part 1
Breaking down 3 of the Ihalaban units! (Feral Gowrow/Savage Mameleu/Feroxxus Ravager) FERAL GOWROW: Feral Gowrow (IHALABAN) 5 Gold/VP The Feral Gowrow is a useful unit for Ihalaban. It's 5 health gives it the toughness that it takes to fight on the front line, and it's Amphibious ability gives it advantages with movement that can be … Continue reading Ihalaban Unit Breakdown part 1
HOW TO STOP…. GRAND BAKUNAWA!!
We take on yet another one of the most powerful units in the game in Ihalaban's best. In our last post in this series, I all but proclaimed the Monarch Coatl to be the best overall unit in the game in discussing how to slow it down. There is, however, a small part of me … Continue reading HOW TO STOP…. GRAND BAKUNAWA!!
HOW TO STOP……SUNFIRE ANGEL!!
Last week we shared our ideas on stopping the Deathstorm Lich. This week, we take on the Sunfire Angel! Let's examine why Zyan's Sunfire Angel is so powerful.. The Sunfire Angel is one of the most versatile and skilled units in the game. Zyan has several strengths as a faction.. They are fast, they are … Continue reading HOW TO STOP……SUNFIRE ANGEL!!
Battle Recaps- Midweek Madness!
I went head to head with Kennedy S., and he sent me to a .500 record. After a wild Sunday, not 48 hours went by before I had the chance to take on my buddy Kennedy. Kennedy has also been playing Factions since the early days as a prototype. He is a great player who … Continue reading Battle Recaps- Midweek Madness!
Recapping a WILD 4 Player matchup!
We capped off the playgroup with an insane 4 player game that went down to the wire! 4 player free for all games in Factions: Battlegrounds can be madness. I try to play 4 player games any time I get the chance just because there is always so much action. It's a nice break from … Continue reading Recapping a WILD 4 Player matchup!
BATTLE RECAPS– .500!! (Part 1 of 3– the Sunday 1 v 1s)
After a great week of games... it turns out I am exceptionally average! We had another epic Sunday afternoon of battles last weekend at our Factions: Battlegrounds playgroup! I got in 4 head to head games, and then embarrassed myself in some 4 player madness. Tuesday, I got in 3 more games. Since I played … Continue reading BATTLE RECAPS– .500!! (Part 1 of 3– the Sunday 1 v 1s)