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What's your favourite race

Loyalists
6
14%
Rebels
16
38%
Undead
7
17%
Northerners
1
2%
Knalgans
4
10%
Drakes
3
7%
Always play with random or no favourite
5
12%
 
Total votes: 42

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You favourite race

Post by martenzo »

So what's your favourite race
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Post by Na'enthos »

I actually really like the Loyalists and the Knalgans and the Northerners are nice to play as well.. but I prefer the Rebels. I don't care whether one faction is better than another.. well, I care I just don't base my decision what faction I like most on that.
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Post by cpark »

I voted Rebels...but I also enjoy playing Drakes (though admittedly I don't have that much experience playing some of the other factions).
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Post by Elvish_Pillager »

It was close, for me... the faction I prefer depends almost totally on my mood. I almost voted Northerners, but picked the last option instead.
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Post by Gafgarion »

I always play random since there's no race that I greatly favor and no race that I absolutely hate.
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Post by Rhuvaen »

I don't know if I understand the question correctly, but Loyalists and Drakes are my favourite snack... :twisted:
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Post by Fortify »

fUndead and Drakes are my favorite because I feel they are the most unique. I like the others because they provide a "standard".

I picked Drakes this time Undead a close 2nd. :)

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Post by turin »

none of those except drakes are races... so i guess i'll have to say them, even though i hate them. :roll:


OH, wait, you meant factions. In that case, loyalists. see the campaign i made to know why. ;)
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Post by MadMax »

turin wrote:OH, wait, you meant factions. In that case, loyalists. see the campaign i made to know why. ;)
drakes! DUH!!!
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Post by ott »

Just love undead. So sleek and powerful in 0.8.8.

BTW, they need to be toned down. 34 cost for a Wraith. 18 hp Walking Corpses for 5 gp. The new Level 3 melee upgrade. Some balancing is in order!
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Post by martenzo »

I myself like loyalists and rebels I choose mostly by the map, I voted rebels because i mostly choose them.
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Post by Burnsaber »

ott wrote:Just love undead. So sleek and powerful in 0.8.8.

BTW, they need to be toned down. 34 cost for a Wraith. 18 hp Walking Corpses for 5 gp. The new Level 3 melee upgrade. Some balancing is in order!
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Post by Elvish_Pillager »

Advantages and Disadvantages of Each Faction

Loyalists
+The most versatile faction, they can recruit units for almost every situation
+Lawful, and can exploit that by their fast units and units that are resistant even at night
-No units resist cold or fire, and no scouts resist pierce
-Scouts can't enter mountains and have trouble in forest

Rebels
+All units have a ranged attack and powerful upgrades (except Scout)
+Units can usually retreat to Forest in disadvantagous situations
-Hard to deal with tanks
-No tide-turning units (Like Horsemen, Ulfserkers, and Orcish Assassins)

Undead
+Cheap scouts which can control the map pretty well
+A variety of fighting units, from cheap and overpowered through normal cost and overpowered to costly and overpowered. (Corpses, Ghouls, and Ghosts)
-No Impact, Fire or Holy resistance
-All units do less damage for their cost (so you can't assassinate so easily)

Northerners
+The best scout in the game, the best fighter in the game, and the best utility unit in the game
+The cheapest archer in the game, the second cheapest fighter in the game, and the cheapest tank in the game
-Most units have very weak or nonexistent secondary attacks
-Get slaughtered during the day

Knalgans
+The most powerful fighter in the game, the deadliest archer, and the deadliest single unit
+The fastest scout in the game
-All units that move decently are overcosted
-No units have exceptional resistances

Drakes
-All units are either weak to peirce or die quickly anyway
-The healer is so wimpy that it gets killed and can't heal anymore
-The faction name is wrong
-EP doesn't come up with useful strategies for Drakes and post them, on the forum
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Post by Gafgarion »

EP a little biased against Drakes? Who would've thought?! :P
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Post by MadMax »

Gafgarion wrote:EP a little biased against Drakes? Who would've thought?! :P
Yeah :) .

My addition to Drakes:

+Most of their units fly
+Many of their units have fire attack
+They have Saurians, which have good defense
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