The AIE Podcast #245 – Roboting Wars
On this episode of The AIE Podcast…
Alludra: Going to Blizzcon? Visit the AIE Guild Hall
Mkallah: What’s said in EvE Vegas, stays … nope … discussed everywhere!
Tetsemi: SWTOR, get your KotFE (coffee) here!
Alludra: Defend our walls, the Hobbits are … helping?
Mkallah: We have Jehdai here to talk about GW2
All that and more coming up right now…
Welcome to episode #245 of the the podcast celebrating the Alea Iacta Est gaming community, the die has ben podcast. This is Tetsemi: To my left is Alludra – (hey, AIE, I think you’re awesome”). And to my right, we have Mkallah: (Hey, guys, there are tiny pumpkin tarts in the guild kitchen ). This week we are joined by special guests Jehdai who is here to talk to us about AIE in GW2 Welcome!
Ok, we’ll be digging into GW2 shortly, but first, let’s cover this week’s news…
Last year Shimmeredge start a thread in the community forum asking “Are you Ok?” and the activity has started to pick up again. Please feel free to contribute and/or post in the thread. Our thoughts go out to El Huntero who just lost a family member in October and was looking for a wee bit of support and Tynchal’s wife, Brithael who is dealing with recently discovered cancer (get your annual examinations regardless of age and sex).
Twitter is abuzz with the Nanowrimo! Are you participating? Let your guildies know and join the support teams that are crazy busy tweeting about their experiences!
Reminder that this is Blizzcon week and the AIE Blizzcon Hall is available again this year. The Guild Hall will be open at exactly 8:00 AM on Friday November 6th and Saturday November 7th and will be closing down when one of the persons in charge falls asleep from exhaustion (but most likely before midnight Sunday.)
Donations to help defray the costs are, of course, very much appreciated.
And our own Mewkow is looking for volunteers to help run the thing, hit him up on the forums or on twitter @themewkow
We’re fairly certain there will be a number of folks hanging out in game, in Mumble, and on Twitter discussing the news and contests, so be sure to keep your eyes and ears open for opportunities to participate in the discussion, make friends, or just hang back and listen to your guildmates discuss the nuances of each announcement.
With the EVE Vegas announcement, CCP has officially ruined everything, or just a few people’s social lives as they thought they’d escaped from the game.
Also the latest Cap Stable podcast discusses Amarrian Succession Trials, Eve Vegas, the CSM, and, oh yeah, Eve Vegas!
Hallow’s End is still going on until the 4th, Sashi our own guild decorator has the Guild House decorated for the holiday fun. Please feel free to stop by and view the house and enjoy all the hard work!
Don’t forget the great thread going on in the forums regarding the Beginner’s or Returner’s Guide to GW2. Good information about how to find out about things in game and how things have been updated.
See Game Notes below, thanks Jehdai!
Minas Tirth went live on October 27th, 2015. Join AIE and help defend the walls of the city in the new epic battle that’s been release with this expansion.
Old Man Franks (Get off his lawn!) started a discussion thread in the forums asking which character they used their boost to 60 on and it’s lead to a lively discussion. Worried about picking the right character? As long as you don’t hit 61 with the newly created character, you can delete it and the next character you create will have that option again.
Are you a theory crafter, do you like oodles of numbers, and tons of possible outcomes? Well with 4.0 Knight of the Fallen Empire, there are a ton of new things to delve into. Corley, on the forums, provides links to a Reddit discussion that sparked some discussion from our own folks on our forums.
Not to be outdone, this year Wildstar has a great halloween event going on, Shade’s eve until tomorrow, November 2nd! If you haven’t gotten your quests done and your super fun outdoor raid finished, now’s your last chance!
We now have a Rocket League room in Mumble under the Minor League Games section, feel free to drive your cars, hit the balls, score goals, and hang out with guildies!
And with that, let’s get back to Jehdai and find out what’s going on in GW2..
Lazy Show Notes from Jehdai: https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Guild_Wars_2:_Heart_of_Thorns
Few things Fixed Recently: Elite down to 250 from 400, map population fixed, dungeons disincentivized to get people out in the world.
Guild Hall: http://forum.myextralife.com/topic/56829-guild-hall-initiative
Currently Have about 15g out of 100g. Please donate via guild bank. Would like to get this started before Xmax.
So far it looks like Lost Precipice is in the lead for the location
Base Game is Free2play with some restrictions: http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Account#Free_accounts
Heart of Thorns is 50 dollars, 75 dollars and 100 dollars from AN. Prices are about the same at brick-n-Mortar. No subscription fee afterwards.
And that’s our show for tonight. While the chatroom begins suggesting show titles, we want to thank Jehdai for joining us.
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And now it’s time to play all of the great AIE member segment we received this week, including…
Hey, we have no segments. If you want to submit a segment for the AIE podcast, contact us! We have the best community in the world and want to showcase your talent creativity!
Two weeks from today we’ll be talking to someone in Something. So until then, AIE…
– This is Alludra
– This is Mkallah
– This is Tetsemi
And this has been… The AIE Podcast.