Introduction to Set Reading

We looked at small-picture stuff in Common Openings: exactly what units to buy, in what order. So now it's time to look at big-picture stuff: reading the random set and coming up with a strategy. The random set is the defining feature of Prismata - it forces players to come up with new strategies at... Continue Reading →

Common Openings

Prismata isn't a game where you can use the same opening every time; the random set changes things up too much from match to match. That said, you need to start somewhere, with some good go-to builds that you can lean on. In this post I'm going to go over the most common openings used... Continue Reading →

What’s in a Breach?

In my guide "The Standard Style" I didn't talk much about breaches except to tell you that getting breached is bad and you shouldn't let it happen. But, how bad is it, exactly? Understanding what goes on in a breach is important for playing breachproof strategies, and also for playing with or against chill. So,... Continue Reading →

The Standard Style

This guide will teach you the standard style of play - a style of play that is simple enough for a beginner to be able to learn, while still being grounded in real high level Prismata strategy. It consists of six principles. Each principle on its own will make your play stronger, and taken together,... Continue Reading →

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