We’ve found ourselves spinning inside of a whirlwind of activity so we’re going to attempt to jam everything tightly into today’s update and dispense with the usual flourishes:
Squad events have taken off! We’re enjoying operations on Monday and Friday evenings, and are also recruiting “Weekend Warriors” for Saturday afternoons. Our roster has entered the stage where good chemistry is taking grip as we deploy crews between 9 and 18 soldiers to fight the good fight. Just click and join our Discord server to introduce yourself and we’ll get started!
New Members and Staff
Discord usage has been red hot over the last few months and with the addition of some new initiatives we are also welcoming some new members and staff roles.
We’d like to formally introduce an incredible addition to the group made up of people that felt like they’ve been here with us from the start: Blue, cadash, John Flenaly, Shamywow, Sig_Schecter, and Xiscorr all received their cc// tags in the last few weeks. We’re also cheering with the return of Atlas, our longtime friend from the Desert Combat days!
Joining the ranks of Staff are longtime members Rage and Vengeance who will be overseeing our Overwatch, Gathering and General Growth tasks. Woohoo!
In addition to regular Squad (Mon/Fri/Sat) we have a few more events on offer that you can schedule and fit in to your calendar: currently on a dynamic schedule, Overwatch will be adding a special night every Sunday (as soon as the Superbowl ends) and provide a solid event you can count on – some of the team has started streaming so sometimes you can see multiple perspectives at once, check the #announcements channel in Discord!
We’re also proud to announce the return of Battlefield Wednesdays which, after a community-wide vote, will kick off with BF4 (with fingers crossed that BF1 follows).
Last but not least it appears that both PUBG and Minecraft players have been active every single night so you can pop in during the evening and enjoy the competent and entertaining mixed groups across three continents (!) gathering in search of diamonds and/or tasty chicken dinners.
With all of this action spread across various servers, and our 20th anniversary coming up (along with The Gathering so many of us are looking forward to) we’ve restructured how we fund the total operation. Patreon has risen to notice by being an easy, recognized, trustworthy and effective platform for creators to be able to provide the great experiences that their followers enjoy. To that end, we’re announcing the launch of our Patreon page which is currently geared to allow us to meet our community requests and continue to deliver gaming events to career and family focused gamers. Check it out!
As always, none of this is possible without the incredible personalities that make it happen – deep thanks to everyone for continuing to make great memories for all of us and thanks for reading – we’re going to have to do these more frequently!