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)
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
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… MONARCH COATL!!
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!!
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!!
My Factions Playgroup BATTLE RECAPS!
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!
Expanding the Basics- Icons
Understanding the Icons of Factions: Battlegrounds There are several different Icons that appear throughout the unit cards and on the tokens in Factions: Battlegrounds. Here is a quick overview of them, with excerpts from the rulebook! ICONS: RULEBOOK SCREENSHOTS ICONS-- RESOURCES GOLD and MANA are the 2 Resources in Factions: Battlegrounds. Gold is spent to … Continue reading Expanding the Basics- Icons
Hummingbirding: When Should You Keep Flying Units Aerial?
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?
Advanced Strategy: Vanguards Part 3
Here's a list of my favorite Vanguards for each faction! They're not necessarily always the best in every matchup, but they're all extremely powerful and incredibly fun. Let me know your favorite Vanguards! Kragg This Vanguard floods the board with four units that generate gold, including one Captain and two units with 3 speed, allowing … Continue reading Advanced Strategy: Vanguards Part 3