Breaking down 3 more of the Kragg Units! (Wild Kongamato/Troll Ravager/Veteran Orc) (Check out Kragg pt. 1 here!) WILD KONGAMATO: Wild Kongamato (KRAGG)(4 Gold/VP) Kragg has some affordable units that offer underrated mobility. The Wild Kongamato is a great example of one of those units. At 3 movement it makes for a fast and aggressive … Continue reading Kragg Unit Breakdown part 2
Breaking down 3 of the Kragg units! (Ogre Berserker/Troll Crusher/Orc Goliath) OGRE BERSERKER: Ogre Berserker (KRAGG)(6 Gold/VP) Kragg's Ogre Berserker is an absolute Victory Point machine. It's one of the very best scoring units and is relatively affordable for what it brings to the battle. The 5 attack attribute is going to maul opponents, if … Continue reading Kragg 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!!
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!
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!
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!!
Last weekend, we had a group of 6 stellar human beings get together to play some Factions! It was great to meet new players and go head to head with experienced players too. I played 5 games (all 1 v 1) and ended the day with 3 wins and 2 losses. I had to win … Continue reading My Factions Playgroup BATTLE RECAPS!
Captains have the ability to Command other units, and knowing when to use this powerful ability, and what type of units to command, can often result in a victory. COMMAND BASICS: RANK: CAPTAIN: COMMANDING A UNIT WITH A CAPTAIN: Captains generally have an above average Rank attribute, meaning they usually will have a chance to … Continue reading Expanding the Basics- Commanding with Captains
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