Factions is storytelling without reading. Min-maxing without limited combos. Worker placement, but your workers can be eaten. It's an advanced course on strategy and tactics, but you can be terrible at tactics and still enjoy yourself thoroughly.
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In the far future, virtual reality takes a leap forward. No longer do you merely enter into the body of your hero avatar. You immerse into their mind as well. You don’t simply look like Annie Oakley. You ARE Annie Oakley when your team enters the Worldspanner Games.
Worldspanner Factions is a unique blend of tactics, resource management, and adventure.
It’s storytelling without reading. Min-maxing without limited combos. Worker placement, but your workers can be eaten. It's an advanced course on strategy and tactics, but you can be terrible at tactics and still enjoy yourself thoroughly.
It’s a contest where a druid, a princess, an alien, and a hundred other heroes team up to make their mark on the world, under your direction.
Factions is both a competitive team game and an epic solo/co-op campaign.
It is also mod heaven, a game system designed to assimilate other universes, other genres, and other characters of your own crafting. And your creations can become canon.
Build a beautiful map and split players into two teams.
Recruit a company of heroes from across time, genre, and universe.
Your heroes find favor with the nine faction houses by handling quests, from the humble labors of Green Vale to the rulership of Crown District and the diabolical plans of Dreadmark.
Helpful heroes gain resources like gold, boosts, and equipment. Use these resources to your team’s greatest benefit.
But enemy heroes will be nearby, making life hazardous for your hard-working heroes. They may be armed, they may have nasty pets, or they might be terrifying all on their own.
Take on the role of Coach over a professional team of athletes that compete in the Worldspanner Games in the far future.
Train up a new team of twelve athletes who immerse body and mind into the archetypal heroes of the arena. The new team is called Dropkick, and your employers have great hopes for its success.
But can you as Coach deliver?
Take your team through a branching storyline with major after-effects for every hard decision you must make. You are tested like a coach, managing your relationship with your employers, engaging with each athlete’s personality, upholding team morale and cohesion, all the while trying to survive in the arena against a pile of uglies.
Enjoy a deep progression model where your coaching, your relationships, and the skill of each athlete builds in effectiveness along multiple paths.
And that’s just the start of the five-Act epic that will take you and your athletes far beyond what you expected.
107 playable heroes.
42 brutal campaign foes.
180 useful treasures, each unique.
37 interlocking map pieces.
Factions is the grand successor to Duel of Ages and Duel of Ages II, winners of 29 board game awards.