Monthly Archives: May 2015

How many more people will we allow Blizzard and WoW to murder?

I think its about time someone took up the righteous cause of saving the world from murder/suicide-assisting MMOs and the evil that they bring. Now you might be saying “But SynCaine, surely the developers are setting proper limits here and … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, World of Warcraft | 4 Comments

AoW3 solves the ‘one and done’ problems of most TBS titles

Long-game TBS games like Age of Wonders 3 take a long time to fully judge, especially if you are interested in how well the game holds up after a dozen or so multiplayer games, when the players know what they … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

CoC: Supreme Cream! Vs Ganu Bersatu

(Stats and writeup by Delpez) Another close war and another come-from-behind victory! With 90 minutes on the clock we were still 15 stars behind, but a solid clean-up strategy and some impressive attacks sealed the win. We also got the … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans | 15 Comments

Fallout 3 is good, still

I’ve been playing Fallout 3 recently, in part because Fallout 4 is very likely to be announced ‘soon’, but also because while I’ve played New Vegas a few times, I’ve only played Fallout 3 itself once. For a while now … Continue reading

Posted in Fallout 3, Steam Stuff | 2 Comments

BB: Some solid advice

Text below is a copy/paste job from this Reddit thread. Credit to Manburpigg and cjlacz. ———————— Never attack player bases until you need them. Save them all for an important upgrade day. Always clear NPC bases every chance you get. … Continue reading

Posted in Boom Beach | 1 Comment

BB: New event fills in some gameplay gaps

I was able to experience one of the new events in Boom Beach recently, and I must say it really is a game-changer for me. Some background first. Prior to this update, upgrading defensive buildings, especially over offensive options, wasn’t … Continue reading

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FFXIV: Might need to move up that “bigger than WoW now” timetable

FFXIV isn’t out in South Korea? That was news to me, and has a huge impact on when FFXIV will eventually overtake WoW as the biggest real MMO out. Serious one-two punch coming up, with the expansion and now hitting … Continue reading

Posted in Final Fantasy XIV | 10 Comments

CoC: Supreme Cream! vs Spergs of War

(Writeup and stats by Delpez) Supreme Cream! Vs Spergs of War That was close (and fun!) – with about an hour left on the clock we were still trailing by six stars, and with eight minutes left we were four … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 29 Comments

HS: Now not even a footnote, and the clock has officially started for the FFXIV takeover of WoW

Bla bla bla WoW is dying, will soon be overtaken by FFXIV for most subs, SynCaine right again, etc etc etc. Honestly if any of this is still surprising to you, that’s on you. Pay attention and join the cool … Continue reading

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Mobile games the HC community is involved in, and why you should be as well

One of the major aspects we originally loved about MMOs is that they got updated, which was somewhat unique to the genre. In 2015 that is no longer the case, with just about every genre having at least a few … Continue reading

Posted in Boom Beach, Clash of Clans, DomiNations | 2 Comments