Breaking down 3 more Baazaria units: (Skeleton Bladelord, Obayifo Aeromancer, Bonesteel Colossus) (Check out Baazaria pt. 1 here!) SKELETON BLADELORD: Skeleton Bladelord (BAAZARIA)(5 Gold/VP) One of the units with the highest VP scoring potential on Baazaria's roster is the Skeleton Bladelord. The Skeleton Bladelord seems to get a little overlooked for some reason, but it … Continue reading Baazaria Unit Breakdown part 2
Breaking down 3 of the Baazaria units! (Bloodreaver Wraith/Zombie Goliath/Nightfall Geist) BLOODREAVER WRAITH: Bloodreaver Wraith (BAAZARIA) (6 Gold/VP) The Bloodreaver Wraith is an extremely important unit to Baazaria because it is one of the only units equipped to score big points through melee attacks. With a lethal combination of 3 movement (and Flying!), 3 rank, … Continue reading Baazaria Unit Breakdown part 1
Arguably the very best unit in the game in any format, the Monarch Coatl is a very challenging foe. The Monarch Coatl has so many ways it can take over a battle. We've covered stopping the Deathstorm Lich and the Sunfire Angel, but this week's monster is an entirely different level of threat. Widely regarded … Continue reading How to stop… MONARCH COATL!!
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!!
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!
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)
Sometimes a unit can seem unstoppable! However, there are always ways to mitigate the game-changing impact of the best units in Factions: Battlegrounds. Today's case? Deathstorm Lich (BAAZARIA) What makes it so dangerous?? The Deathstorm Lich is a powerhouse. It is the only unit in the entire game that can hit every single enemy at … Continue reading HOW TO STOP… DEATHSTORM LICH!!
Understanding and utilizing more than one type of damage is critical in building a strong Warband. In Factions: Battlegrounds, there are 3 distinct types of damage: Melee damage (which is the most common), ranged damage, and spell damage. Units that have sustained damage (of any kind) but have not had that damage total exceed their … Continue reading Expanding the Basics-Damage Types
I want to share with you all an underused strategy that my friends and I have taken to calling "hummingbirding" (because hummingbirds are the only birds that can hover in place without needing to land). Hummingbirding started as a descriptor for how I started nearly every game when playing Zermano. I would fly my Scouting … Continue reading Hummingbirding: When Should You Keep Flying Units Aerial?
The placement of water spaces can make or break games. Water tiles can stop a Kragg horde from flooding in, it can allow an aquatic unit to get behind enemy lines, it can make opponents think twice about capturing resource tiles. In this post, I'll be going through each of the different terrain tiles and … Continue reading Playing with Water