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 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!
Understanding the Faction: MOONSHADOW
BECOME SOMETHING GREATER TO CREATE SOMETHING GREATER "A different kind of power lies in the shadows. One that utilizes stealth, ambush and curses to cripple an oncoming army. Moonshadow generals will get achieve victory by focusing assassinations and well placed ranged attacks on high point units. They can also evade and ignore various ranged and … Continue reading Understanding the Faction: MOONSHADOW
Moonshadow Unit Breakdown part 2
Breaking down 3 more of the Moonshadow Units! (Mishnari Bladethrower/Vukazi General/Winjaru Villagestalker) (Check out Moonshadow pt. 1 here!) MISHNARI BLADETHROWER: Mishnari Bladethrower (MOONSHADOW) 5 Gold/VP The Mishnari Bladethrower is a really good unit, and is sneakily one of the best ranged units in the game. 4 Rank is elite, and it allows the MB to … Continue reading Moonshadow Unit Breakdown part 2
Moonshadow Unit Breakdown part 1
Breaking down 3 of the Moonshadow units! (Vukazi Scout, Savage Manticore, Jabari Stormchief) VUKAZI SCOUT: Vukazi Scout (MOONSHADOW) 1 Gold/VP Before we dive into the unit, how about that awesome art? The scout is in a Zyan archive, ready to steal some intelligence. In the lore, the Mishnari of Moonshadow have an extensive network of … Continue reading Moonshadow 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!!
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!!
Battle Recaps- Midweek Madness!
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!
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)