Best Faction

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Nemesis
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Re: Best Faction

Post by Nemesis »

I would say it really depends a lot on the map, the opponent, and how comfortable you are with your chosen faction. For the Wesbowl map for example, I've found that the Drakes tend to do very well. Since there is no way to recruit new units in this game, the Northern Alliance does not fare very well. Loyalists get worthless HI on their teams, the Rebels don't have nearly enough forest (unless you are playing defensively), and the Undead are probably not the best choice.

Anyway, there is no "Best Faction" so far as I am concerned.
Lich-Lord
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Re: Best Faction

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All of you seem to agree that elves are the weakest faction, and I've heard some good suggestions. Thanks.
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Re: Best Faction

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They're not the weakest, they're not the strongest. They're all balanced and have radically different styles. If the Rebels' style works best with you, it works best with you. Most good players play Random, though.

Also, Wesbowl is definitely not a measure of balance.
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Re: Best Faction

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Lich-Lord wrote:All of you seem to agree that elves are the weakest faction, and I've heard some good suggestions. Thanks.
STOP! Don't you see the big [IRONIC] tags? :)

I also play random factions in multilayer. I don't have the same skills with every faction (still working on it). But what I can say is: "The factions are quite well balanced. No reasons for newbies to think one faction is underpowered."

IMHO it is a fact that the elves (rebels) are a faction that are quite handy to play for beginners.
That could make you think that they are "the best".
I don't see any problems with an elf-woman hitting somebody with a mace...
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Re: Best Faction

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Undead and Drakes are the best. They are all pretty well balanced, but these two can kill the quickest.
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Re: Best Faction

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Undead and Drakes are the best. They are all pretty well balanced, but these two can kill the quickest.
really JW? I guess horseman/mage combo and ulf kills aren't quick enough for you?
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Re: Best Faction

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JW wrote:Undead and Drakes are the best. They are all pretty well balanced, but these two can kill the quickest.
They're the best in pure aggression, but it's balanced by them being pretty poor in defense and tricky to play.
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Re: Best Faction

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I still say the Undead Drakes beat either of them.
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Re: Best Faction

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rofl
I don't see any problems with an elf-woman hitting somebody with a mace...
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Re: Best Faction

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