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Eric Leath
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Picked this game up at GenCon and have been playing it non-stop ever since.

Although Zombies seem to have the highest win percentage in our group, I'm pretty partial to the Ninja/Trickster combination.

What are your favorite combos?
 
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Rick Teverbaugh
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My least favorite to play against so far in the Ticksters/Wizards combo.
 
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Edward Bolme
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Well, it's not a faction pairing, but at Gen Con we had

Hidden Ninja > Chronomancer > Mass Enchantment > Terraforming

So the base changed identities right before it scored.
 
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Keith Collins
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I love Zombie pirates with the base that gives +1 VP when your minion is destroyed on it. Load of with cheap zombies then hit em with a broadsides. I am 2-0 with that combo.
 
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Not a combo of factions, but Robots are pretty effective on the Plaza Mall, at least until someone throws a jamming signal on it.
 
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I love Zombie pirates with the base that gives +1 VP when your minion is destroyed on it. Load of with cheap zombies then hit em with a broadsides. I am 2-0 with that combo.


I played Zombie Ninja's on that base. It got very ugly very quick. Played the z guy that comes back. Used ninja assassin to kill him. Brought him back to kill him again. (only had 2 of those in my hand) Then used Disguise to replace that ninja with 2 minions I had in my hand. Repeated the process all over again. After it was all said an done I think I got almost 6VP from recursion and killing my own guys. Then everyone wised up and took the base.
 
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Ken Schlosser
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I love playing Dinosaurs/Wizards if anything just for how thematically ridiculous that combination is.
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I've enjoyed Zombie Dinosaurs and Trickster Wizards
 
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Ample Soul Physician wrote:
I love playing Dinosaurs/Wizards if anything just for how thematically ridiculous that combination is.


This combo right here is awesome. I really enjoy this combo because it gets everything you need out and fast. I had the score break on 2 bases in only 3 turns on one of the games. I've drawn this combo twice and the second time I had it the other players ganged up on me because I was scaring them coming out the gate swinging each time.cool
 
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Eric Leath
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Wizard Aliens is quickly climbing my list of favorite pairings. Played a 3P game last night and bounced the Invader(?) enough times to get 11VP before he was done in by a pirate.

Drew through my deck, got another one, placed it on a base and terraformed it to Cave of Shinies FTW.

Still love this game.

Really eager to try Ghosts/Zombies, Plant/Zombies, Steampunk/Tricksters, and Pirate/Bears when the expansion comes out.
 
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Trickster/robots and basically anyone with the zombies
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Enoch Moore
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I find that Bear Cav/Steam Punk is fairly powerful. Although I feel that Bears are a bit too powerful in some cases. Mushroom Kingdom/High Ground for example. Played that, then You're Borscht on a stacked up pile O robots. bam
 
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Dustin Ivey
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Wizards/Time Travelers is insanely good. I went through 75% of my deck in one turn with them.
 
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Bears/Wizards were awesome last time I played!
 
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Time Traveling Aliens
 
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Colby Bloom
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I gotta say that my favorite combo by far is Zombie Plants. The ability of plants to search for cards in your deck and zombies to play cards out of your discard... its crazy good. You use sprouts to find your z's first, so you have them most of the game, which is half the battle with this deck already. I've never lost a game with plants zombies. so op.
 
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Shawn Burk
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Cleric Time Travelers.
 
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After ten game played with Smash up and over 9000, I would say that my favourite combo is wizzard /bears with a close second Zombie/ghosts.
 
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Time Travelling Geeks. I just played a game and it was a very powerful combo especially with the force of will and Will Wheaton card, best to combat Aliens or Bears.
 
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Justin Cassara
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I have a few favorite combinations; I like to keep most games fresh, but if I'm given a choice I usually go with:
NinjasWerewolves
RobotsMythic Horses
ZombiesPirates
InnsmouthWizards
And as anyone who plays the game knows, Killer Plants work well with literally everything (especially Zombies).
Killer Plants are total bacon haha I almost feel lke I'm cheating when I use them.
 
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I never allow people to pick their factions, so you get stuck with the hands we are dealt. That said, the two most recent combos I have enjoyed were:

Robots & Elder Things: Crazy combo that helps you get out the Elder Thing very quickly.

Robots & Ghosts: Initially does not seem like a good combo at all. Turned out to be amazingly effective due to how quickly you can play/discard cards.
 
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