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)
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!
“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!
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
Doom Sand Unit Breakdown part 2
Breaking down 3 more of the Doom Sand units! (Assassin Mage/Battle Tembophant/Anubite Battlemaster) (Check out Doom Sand pt 1 here!) ASSASSIN MAGE: Assassin Mage (DOOM SAND)(5 Gold/VP) Doom Sand has a lot of high potential- as in scoring potential- units. Most of them also demand a significant investment of resources and can be risky plays, … Continue reading Doom Sand Unit Breakdown part 2
Doom Sand Unit Breakdown part 1
Breaking down 3 of the Doom Sand units! (Sirocco Conjuror/Doom Sand Archer/Firesky Wyvern) SIROCCO CONJUROR: Sirocco Conjuror (DOOM SAND) (4 Gold/VP) One of my personal favorite illustrations in the game, the Sirocco Conjuror is one of several Doom Sand units that is capable of hitting multiple units at once by way of Sandstorm. On the … Continue reading Doom Sand 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!!
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)