The Focus Camper’s Bible 3: Camping with Cygnar

by Walter Langendorf   The time has come to abandon generalities and get specific.  For no particular reason I’ve decided to start off the camping roll call with everyone’s favorite Swans.   Overall:  Cygnar may be the very best faction to be a camper in, solely in terms of how much the army can contribute to your camp.  It’s frankly staggering.  That said, however, they are one of the least likely factions...

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The Focus Camper’s Bible Part 2: More Details

The previous post in this series seemed to evoke some interest, so I’m going to forge on ahead.   Basics:  Camping focus is a tradeoff that every warcaster has the option to pursue in any given round.  You sacrifice the benefits you would have gained by allocating or spending that focus in exchange for armor on your warcaster.  In order for this trade to be beneficial to you it is necessary to place your caster in a...

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The Focus Camper’s Bible: Part 1: My Misconceptions

by Walter Langendorf   When I play Warmachine, I camp focus.  That’s just how I do.  I fell in love with the play style when I started up, and I’ve never really wavered from that.  When I want to play active casters I get out my Hordes faction.   This initially arose from an observation I had, which was that I won 100% of games where my opponent failed to assassinate me, but only 50% of those where neither of us...

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