Author Archives: SynCaine

About SynCaine

Former hardcore raider turned casual gamer.

The only thing worse than Yahoo mail is the fact that I still use it

As you can see in the top right corner of this blog, I still use Yahoo mail. I’ve had that account for a long, long time, and for most of its history it’s been fine. When Google mail came out, … Continue reading

Posted in Rant, Site update | 7 Comments

Potential specs for the new PC

Here is the link to the config page for the new PC I’m planning to order. The only item I’m still debating is whether to go with the 1TB Samsung  EVO SSD or the 500gb Samsung 960 PRO. I know … Continue reading

Posted in Site update, Uncategorized | 18 Comments

A little chicken dinner in the sand

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PUBG 1.0 initial impressions

Oh god it’s so good. So so good. The thing about pre-1.0 PUBG was that it was amazingly fun DESPITE being full of bugs and lacking optimization. The bugs created a lot of charming videos and reactions, sure, but they … Continue reading

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Skyrim modding, again

I’m back messing around with Skyrim. Yea, Skyrim, that game that came up prior to the internet being invented, I believe. When the special edition first came out, I tried it, found that most mods didn’t work with it, and … Continue reading

Posted in The Elder Scrolls Online | 14 Comments

Examples of good MTX in good games

Continuing down the road of what is good MTX, lets talk specific examples today. First and foremost is League of Legends, the most popular game out not just right now, but for the last few years. LoL is a F2P … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, Clash Royale, EVE Online, League of Legends, RMT | 4 Comments

MTX is a long-term model, so think long-term

I posted a few days ago, on the discussion of MTX, that good games do well, and bad games don’t (really a next-level statement if you think about it long enough). While I still stand by that bold proclamation, today … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, Clash Royale, EVE Online, League of Legends, MMO design, RMT, SW:TOR | 4 Comments