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!!
“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
Zyan Unit Breakdown part 2
Breaking down 3 more of the Zyan units! (Royal Swordfighter/Swiftwing Valkyrie/Zyan Archer) (Check out Zyan pt. 1 here!) ROYAL SWORDFIGHTER: Royal Swordfighter (ZYAN) (5 Gold/VP) One of Zyan's strengths as a faction is their abundance of units that can serve as Captains. The Royal Swordfighter provides good value for that reason, and with a good rank … Continue reading Zyan Unit Breakdown part 2
Zyan Unit Breakdown part 1
Breaking down 3 of the Zyan units! (Zyan Hoplite/Royal Titan/Regal Pegasus) ZYAN HOPLITE: Zyan Hoplite (ZYAN) (2 Gold/VP) Zyan's massive army in Graviterrus is anchored by it's endless supply of foot soldiers. The Zyan Hoplite encapsulates this along with a few other units on the Zyan roster. The Zyan Hoplite might not stand out at … Continue reading Zyan 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!!
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!!
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)
HOW TO STOP… DEATHSTORM LICH!!
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!!