Author Archives: SynCaine

About SynCaine

Former hardcore raider turned casual gamer.

WoW Classic: I love the difficulty so much I installed a mod to remove it!

Reading some of the early reaction posts to WoW Classic has me mentality returning to the older days of this blog, specifically the thing where I pick apart another post because it always amuses me that people say how they … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Media, MMO design, Rant, World of Warcraft | 10 Comments

WoW Classic: Benediction is our server

Due to Blizzard still learning how to manage an MMO 15 years later, we have once again moved, this time to Benediction, a high-pop server that fortunately has yet to have queues. Our guild, Supreme Cream, has also been formed, … Continue reading

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WoW Classic: L2Rouge nub!

The level 10 rogue quest asks you to get a document off a certain NPC. Being dumb, I just assumed this meant killing the mob, as you do in most quests. As I was doing this solo and at level … Continue reading

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WoW Classic: Old Blizzard game design still shines, new Blizzard management still exists

This morning I was able to play WoW Classic a bit between work meetings, as thankfully the queue issue had not yet picked back up. I fully expect that tonight I won’t be able to get in again, but we … Continue reading

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WoW Classic: Day one is 100% exactly like the first day of WoW in 2004!

And by that I mean Blizzard, 15 years later, still doesn’t understand the basics of how to not get in their own way, and I’m sitting in a queue 18k deep that is going to, at best, get me into … Continue reading

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LoL TFT: Man I suck, oh wait I’m awesome!

Tonight we sit in a queue to play WoW Classic, but today I want to talk about the roller coast ride I just went on with LoL TFT Ranked play. It started at around 80 points into Plat 3, the … Continue reading

Posted in League of Legends, PUBG, World of Warcraft

WoW Classic: Lets keep it hard

The hype train continues to chug along towards the release of WoW Classic. I’m excited. I created my characters to reserve names, and while doing so, some of that original WoW magic came back, even just in character creation. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Rant, World of Warcraft | 20 Comments