Author Archives: SynCaine

About SynCaine

Former hardcore raider turned casual gamer.

Pillars of Eternity 2 initial thoughts

Not a full review of Pillars 2 yet, but some random observations from what I have seen so far. I love the ship/island setting, which I thought I would not. Sailing around on a ship allows the world in PoE2 … Continue reading

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LiF MMO: Postmortem

The only thing more frustrating than playing a bad gaming is having a good game end early, and Life is Feudal MMO is just such a game. I want to be very clear here, I really, really enjoyed LiF. I … Continue reading

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Pillars of Eternity 2 is an absolute must-buy!

To say Pillars of Eternity 2 is the best game of the year is a gross understatement. The conversation should be whether its the single greatest piece of entertainment ever produced, and you’d have a really hard time convincing me … Continue reading

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The Forest review

The Forest has been on my wishlist for a long, long time, largely in part because the game has been in Early Access for a long, long time. It’s finally out of EA with version 1.0, and so I finally … Continue reading

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CR: Clan wars are here, and they are awesome

Clan Wars have been added to Clash Royale, and based on our first three wars, I love the addition. It does so much right, brings to light what CR does well overall, and adds a bit of much-needed weight to … Continue reading

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Frostpunk review

So my holdout on Frostpunk lasted all of a day. Two things convinced me. The first was watching a stream that made it more obvious the game is a city builder at its core, and since I haven’t played a … Continue reading

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On the sidelines for Battletech and Frostpunk, for now

Two games came out today that I’m interested in, yet I haven’t pull the trigger on. The first is Battletech, which is a TBS title with a Sci-Fi setting. The other is Frostpunk, a steampunk-themed city builder (I think?) from … Continue reading

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