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 3- #4 and #3)
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!
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
A tale of three Jolts…
All spells and abilities are not equal. Even when they are equal. JOLT (3 mana): 1 damage to an enemy within a range of 3 spaces. Jolt is a very simple, cheap damage spell that has an above average range. It always costs 3 mana, it always does 1 damage, and it always has a range of … Continue reading A tale of three Jolts…
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
Baazaria Unit Breakdown part 1
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