Author Archives: SynCaine

About SynCaine

Former hardcore raider turned casual gamer.

TW:W2 – Curse of the Vampire Coast DLC thoughts

The latest DLC for Total War: Warhammer 2, “Curse of the Vampire Coast” is out, and I’ve been messing around with it for a bit. Overall its more of the same, so if you like TW:W2, you likely will enjoy … Continue reading

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Fallout 76: Bethesda is going to address the issues

I found this post very encouraging and informative about the F76 beta and what Bethasda is going to do with the game prior to launch. Its a bit long so let me save you some time and give you a … Continue reading

Posted in Fallout 3, Rant | 8 Comments

A decade of herding derps has finally paid off

I generally avoid posting about overly personal stuff here, mostly because I know you don’t care, and also because for the most part I view SynCaine the blogger as a different entity than the person behind the screen name. That … Continue reading

Posted in Inquisition Clan, Site update | 11 Comments

Friday Conspiracy Theory – WoW Classic edition

First, the fact that WoW Classic won’t be out until Summer 2019 is a joke, even by Blizzard ‘soon’ slow ass development standards, but we aren’t here to talk about that. What we are going to talk about is the … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, MMO design, Rant, World of Warcraft | 10 Comments

Fallout76 – Nope

This Reddit thread about the PC version of the beta is… not good. No ultra-wide monitor support is brutal. Voice chat not being push-to-talk is insane, and voice chat turning back on every time you load up is likely going … Continue reading

Posted in Fallout 3, Rant | 4 Comments

CoC – Early War League thoughts

We aren’t quite done with the first League War in Clash of Clans, but I already have thoughts to share, so here goes. Overall I like the feature, and some warts aside, I think it makes CoC a better game. … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, Inquisition Clan | 9 Comments

Game difficulty forces you to learn the details

Az has a post up about his recent adventures in Hollow Knight and Dead Cells, two Metroidvania-style games (a style a very much do not enjoy). That post and the one before it sounded, to me, like he was playing … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, MMO design, Random, Rant, World of Warcraft | 6 Comments