Author Archives: SynCaine

About SynCaine

Former hardcore raider turned casual gamer.

Battle Brothers: Legendary retirement

I’ve retired my company in Battle Brothers after 365 days (because achievement). It was a Veteran/Veteran/Ironman game, though it wasn’t true Ironman as I would use the force-quit trick to replay some battles that went exceptionally poorly. Without that trick … Continue reading

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Easy call was easy

Well that didn’t take long. The Epic Store return policy now matches that of Steam, because I guess they realized letting people return games 2 weeks after purchase without an hours limit means a LOT of ‘game finished’ returns that … Continue reading

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LoL: I am the goblin king

I’m back playing some League of Legends, after missing all of Season 8, and I think most of Season 7. Taking such an extended break means I’m basically starting from scratch in terms of knowing the meta, all champions, and … Continue reading

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Battle Brothers: Fighting the Kraken

Want to quickly update a topic I’ve discussed here a lot in the past; that difficulty often leads you to learning the inner mechanics of a game, and that is one spot a good game will shine. In the linked … Continue reading

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Steam winter sale of 2018

The Steam winter sale has come and gone, and I didn’t purchase a single title. I did get a bunch of trading cards though, so that’s something. One reason I didn’t buy anything is currently Battle Brothers is hording all … Continue reading

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Battle Brothers: Inching towards legendary victory

I’m now 200+ days into my current campaign in Battle Brothers, and things are going well overall, though I’ve yet to complete a single legendary site. I have resolved two end-game crisis events however (orcs and noble war). What I … Continue reading

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The influencer and the eSport star

I’d love to say influencers don’t matter. I’d love to point and laugh at the Kardashians and call them talentless wastes of space, or joke about how vapid and soulless ‘instagram models’ are. Or to ridicule a game company for … Continue reading

Posted in League of Legends, Mass Media, PUBG, Rant, World of Warcraft | 5 Comments