The Lucky Few: A Fortnite Tale (Bonus Fortnite Closed Beta Key Giveaway)

Be the among the first three to complete the quest to win a Fortnite Mobile Key!! Good Luck

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HOT! HOT! HOT!

I can barely touch the keys this game is on fire right now. If you haven’t heard of Fortnite or PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds(PUBG), let me help you get out from under that rock….. grandma and grandpa.

Fortnite and PUBG have taken the premise of movies like The Hunger Game ( Rue’s whistle) and Battle Royale (check the trailer out) and made it into a video game. There are a couple of modes that I have played and each has its ups and downs but here are the most common modes… 1 v 99, 2 v 98 and 4 v 96.

That’s right!!! You read that correctly its you versus everyone else. Let me tell you when you first get into this game it feels like such a climb to get even into the top 75, however, after a couple of games things start to click…. that first victory feels sooooooo good!!!

Below are my stats to date:

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile:

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Opening Screen for PUBG:

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  • Got to love that shirtless look….. I still haven’t unlocked a shirt

Fortnite Mobile and Xbox One Lifetime:fornite stats

Opening Screen for Fortnite:

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  • Great look and feel to this opening screen and the ninja suit is bad ass.

I was apart of a lucky bunch that got several keys to the closed beta of Fortnite Battle Royale Mobile.  I am currently running a Giveaway of Fortnite Keys!!!

Here is your quest:

  1. Follow this site
  2. Sign into your twitch account and head over to 30minutemedia and follow
  3. Head over to Twitter and follow 30minute_media here
  4. Post a comment below stating that you have completed 1-3 and whether you like Fortnite or PUBG more
  5. The first three to do the above three will receive a Private Message from us asking the best method for sending your Fortnite Mobile Key.

A fun side project for the winners,  Squadnite in the Fortnite! Play on Twitch and then let the readers watch it on stream or on a VOD afterwards.

I have played both PUBG and Fortnite here is my opinion on which one is “better”…

I’m drawing a line in the sand!!!

Drum roll please …..

PlayerUnknown’s Battleground

The fact that I was able to get in the top 10 and win within my first 2 matches totally plays into this decision and the fact that the end of the game doesn’t come down to building wacky forts and turtling up.

Let me know what you think in the comments below!

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Rocking and Rolling, Splishing and a Splashing… playing Rocket League till 4am!

Another tale about my experience with an epic game and the aftermath this time… Rocket League.

Rocket League!!!!

This game has something for everyone:
  • Cars (and plenty of them)
  • Soccer, Hockey and Basketball
  • Speed
  • Demolition Derby
  • Customizations
  • Achievement Hunting
  • Global Ranking System
  • Solo and Team matches
  • Seasons
  • Available on most of the current consoles and PC

And all of these are just the tip of the iceberg…

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Let’s get this out of the way:

If you haven’t played Rocket League…. close this blog and find a way to get your hands on this game… Seriously! A must have that is loads of silly fun and a story creating factory for both sports gamers and gamer gamers alike.

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All good things have to have a bit of a bad side and for Rocket League that comes in the form of a Crate….

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After every match you have a chance to win a Crate. Woo-Hoo!! right?

WRONG!

Crates are locked and can only be opened with keys that have to be bought from the store of the system you are playing on, in my case it was the Xbox store. They only come in packs of 10 and at a little more than a dollar a key…. this price stinks. If you only have one crate that you would like to open and  “pull the lever” in order to randomly win something cosmetic in the game, please fork over 10 plus hard earned fat ones.

Overall it doesn’t sound so bad since it doesn’t directly impact the game, but it seems to encourage gambling like mechanics. Unlock this crate and you have a shot to win something amazing!!!, however, most of the time you will win something that you will never use or even worse still need something else in order to use the item that you just unlocked.

My example comes from custom paints for cars: There was a type of car only found in one crate and within that same crate all of the custom paints for that car were also found in this crate. I happened to have three of that crate and out of my “spins” I won the same paint twice and a really nice set of wheels. Great!!! two things I can’t use and something that I will only use every once other match. The game allows you to trade in 5 items from the same crate to get an upgrade item from that crate but turning 5 dollars into 1 dollars is kind of a rough trade up lol.

The base game is great and Psyonix, Inc. has done a great job of adding new maps and game types over the years.

The only thing that I have against it are the Crate and Keys, if they would offer the options to buy the car and paint in a DLC like bundle after a few months of the Crates being out I could see the people buying keys and the like as wanting a chance to play with something a bit early and reward those who are willing to wait as well.

Get the game, convince some friends to sit down and play and check the time after a couple of matches and don’t be surprised when you are looking at 4am on a weeknight. The game has me hooked and I will be playing this one for a long time coming.

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