Author Archives: SynCaine

About SynCaine

Former hardcore raider turned casual gamer.

Moving from MMOs to Mobile

It’s funny how my gaming has flipped. Back when I started this blog, my main games were always MMOs, and I’d play other games to fill the gaps. At some point a big gap filler became mobile games, but initially … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, Clash Royale, EVE Online, iPhone, League of Legends, Mighty Party, Random, Steam Stuff, World of Warcraft | 4 Comments

Anno 1800 review

Anno 1800 wasn’t on my radar as it’s not available on Steam, but thanks to a Humble email and a sale, here we are. The game at it’s core is a city builder similar to Sim City or Cities: Skylines, … Continue reading

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Mighty Party Raid Overhaul Proposal

Raids would last 6 days (one day break between event changes and to collect rewards), with each round lasting 48 hours, for a total of 3 rounds each raid event. Initial matchmaking would group 10 players based on total hero … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Mighty Party

League of Legends isn’t just a game

As previously mentioned, I’m back playing League of Legends a bit. This marks ten years of playing the game on and off, though if I had to guess it’s my most played game overall in that timeframe. It’s also the … Continue reading

Posted in League of Legends | 1 Comment

July 16th gaming update

Blogging motivation at an all-time low, sorry. The odd thing is an idea pops into my head almost daily to write about, but then the words never hit digital paper. Here goes a bunch of unrelated gaming thoughts and updates.  … Continue reading

Posted in beta, iPhone, League of Legends, Mighty Party, Mount and Blade: Warband, Random, Site update | 7 Comments

Mighty Party tips

The basic event loop of Might Party is as follows: Special Event starts on a Friday, and runs for 5 days. The next weekend, the fable “High Growth” (HG) runs, which gives you gems for leveling up heroes. The next … Continue reading

Posted in Inquisition Clan, Mighty Party | 3 Comments

Quick gaming update

Lockdown life continues, ever so slowly. On the gaming front I’m still playing a good amount of Mighty Party, as the Steam version is the perfect game to have running while you work from home, as it needs very little … Continue reading

Posted in Mount and Blade: Warband, Random

Mount and Blade: Bannerlord – Some additional thoughts on the game

Some more quick thoughts about Bannerlord: I’ve been in a number of large (500v500) battles now, and can safely say they are far better than in Warband. The AI is smarter, the battlefields more varied, and the performance is already … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Mount and Blade: Warband | 6 Comments

Mount and Blade: Bannerlord – Early Access impressions

The below is based on roughly 12 hours of Bannerlord Early Access, much of it prior to the patch yesterday. In short, Bannerlord is a sequel to Warband; better graphics, newer engine, larger scope, but ultimately the same core game. … Continue reading

Posted in Combat Systems, Mount and Blade: Warband, Steam Stuff

Mount and Blade: Bannerlord is finally here!

Exactly ten years after the release of Warband, the Bannerlord Early Access starts today. Expect some posts about it assuming I can stop playing it long enough to write something.

Posted in Mount and Blade: Warband, Steam Stuff | 4 Comments