I very often am siding against EOS, and many times I got a "Time will tell". That's exactly what I am saying about Steem-Engine: "Time will tell". They could at least stop saying they are a sidechain, while they are not one.
Splinterlands, is now the coolest and best Blockchain game out there (if there is better one, I have no idea what it is).
Spells of Genesis was pretty near to become one, but suspended farther development and there is no activity on the card market in Book of Orbs.