Infinity players like to believe that Infinity is perfectly balanced. We’ve met or watched or posted with staff like Bostria, HellLois, and Gutier, and we’ve played horribly imbalanced games like X-Wing and 40K, and this game and its creators just feel better. But, if the ITS statistics are anything to go by, and the salt of the forum, and my personal experience, it is most definitely false that all factions are created equal. This is the S-Tier, these are my top 3 Infinity factions.
People say, “It’s not your list, it’s you.” But that’s not really true. You put yourself on the backfoot with an unfocused, undergunned, or skewed list.
This is part 1 of 2 of a brisk guide from the blog’s author (Magonus) to playing strong lists. I have previously made a detailed guide for Tohaa players, but this guide is for general Infinity use. Experienced players may make exceptions, but to new players, stick to the following rules for your first few dozen games.
The second in a general 2-parter, this is my guide to “git gud”, as they say, at the game of Infinity. For the past two years, I have been winning at least 4/5 of my games. I do not play in official I.T.S. events as often as often as I should, but do play competitively, and I play regularly with some of the most competitive players in the northwest. At this point, I am in a sunset period of Infinity where I am just playing for fun.
That said, I have not lost my sense of how I got to be the “boss battle”, as one player calls me. I used to get manhandled by Hassassin Bahram and ISS―back in N2, when Hassassins and ISS were subpar armies. That was pretty bad.
Here’s how sharpen yourself:
I have a few more for you! If you haven’t already voted on the first, vote there, too.