Author Archives: SynCaine

About SynCaine

Former hardcore raider turned casual gamer.

2v2 mode in Clash Royale is basically the best thing of all time

Can’t… stop… playing… Well actually I can, because so many people are playing the new 2v2 mode in Clash Royale that I think the servers just died, letting me write this blog. This not only needs to be a full-time … Continue reading

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Steam experiment, help out

I copy/pasted yesterdays Grim Dawn review into Steam as a review. Could everyone here with Steam head over to the review and up-vote it? I want to test a theory related to reviews and ratings. Thanks.

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Grim Dawn review

Since the release of Diablo 2, way back in the year 2000, basically every ARPG has been trying to be Diablo 3, yet none have truly succeeded, not even the actual Diablo 3. I’m not going to go so far … Continue reading

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Gaming is pretty great right now

The “Gaming is in a great spot right now” trend continues, at least outside the MMO space (and in that too, if you happen to be flying a spaceship), so lets talk about a few of the items. Overall if … Continue reading

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EVE: I need a 10t ISK loan please

Wealth in EVE is a funny thing. For a new player, your first million is special. For the average player, a billion ISK is a decent amount to spend on a single ship. For some groups a trillion ISK is … Continue reading

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EVE: CCP is changing how PLEX will work, goodbye Aurum

Changes to how PLEX works in EVE are coming, though no exact date on when this change is going live is given. As with any major change, I expect the PLEX market to be very active between now and whenever … Continue reading

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EVE: Incursion running double feature

Quick little EVE update for today. Due to mostly RL factors, I haven’t been able to play as much EVE lately as I’ve wanted. In particular, I haven’t been able to sit down for a 2+ hr chunk of time … Continue reading

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