Supanova 2018

Cassius Sonoda

by Cassius Sonoda

YouTuber, blogger, PC hardware seller, and PC gamer.

As the chill of winter descended upon Sydney, this weekend proved to be a busy one with people variously scrambling over to Supanova and/or the adult expedition.

I wasn’t going to go to Supernova this year, but gave in at the last minute.  So I won’t be modelling a costume this time!  But I’ve returned from the field with a bit of inspiration for a new blog entry.  (This is a multi-authored blog by the way, so you’re invited to contribute if you’re a cosplayer or anime enthusiast reading this.)

Sam Cameron as Harley Quinn and Phoenix Rai Wonder Woman
Costume credits: Sam Cameron as Harley Quinn and Phoenix Rai as Wonder Woman.

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Swain Guide – “A Lion does not concern himself with the opinions of poros”

Cassius Sonoda

by Cassius Sonoda

YouTuber, blogger, PC hardware seller, and PC gamer.

Reworked Swain, fan art.
Swain as depicted by HolyElfGirl.

Swain personifies a good balance between tankiness and damage at the expense of mobility.  Swain is a damage-over-time mage typically played in top lane.

He generally builds items that make him tankier so he can survive long enough to set off his R.  His ult mechanic can work very similarly to that of Morgana or Fiddles, albeit with less urgency and more leeway due to his being tankier.

During his ult, he becomes a high-profile target who will draw the fire of enemies, and Zhonyas is designed to make him immune from this.  Linadry’s Torment will allow him to inflict increasing damage over time.  In this way, much of Swain’s itemization is built around his ultimate. Continue reading “Swain Guide – “A Lion does not concern himself with the opinions of poros””

League players have no right to be toxic whilst bearing their university affiliation

Cassius Sonoda

by Cassius Sonoda

YouTuber, blogger, PC hardware seller, and PC gamer.

I have enormous respect towards universities, so if you’re going to bear that affiliation in your summoner’s name and behave disgracefully in games, you can do so publicly so everyone can see.  Whether it is your university or not, this is an especially egregious offence in toxicity and is a double whammy in my book:

UNSW-HongKong-oce-player-toxic
17.03.2018

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