The AIE Podcast #253 – Chroniton Tauns

On this episode of The AIE Podcast…

      Mkallah You- yes you- can be a writer for the AIE guild community!


      Tetsemi: Garrison invasions and Geosynchronus World Spinner, oh my!


      Alludra: Money Badger Coaltion is a go!


      Mkallah: May the Fourth be with you


    Tetsemi: And we have Ben the Mage here to join in the shenanigans

All that and more coming up right now…

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Welcome to episode #253 of the the podcast celebrating the Alea Iacta Est gaming community, the die has Ben podcast. This is Alludra, and I think you’re awesome! To my left is Mkallah: – (hey, guys, there is an olive oil lemon cake and apple crumble bars in the guild kitchen, since I have been MIA). And right over there cleaning up the mess, we have Tetsemi (Even my spreadsheets have spreadsheets ). This week we are joined by special guests Ben the Mage who is here to talk to us about WOW and anything else that comes to mind! Welcome!

Ok, we’ll be taking with Ben shortly, but first, let’s cover this week’s news…

AIE News

Have you ever thought about being a writer, or ever wondered how to have an article posted on our website? Well, wonder no more.

The AIEGC has decided to open the flood gates and let the general membership submit articles for the community website. To help moderate the flow and content of information, the AIEGC has also established a new editorial staff to review the articles coming in. We have a great write up on the AIE wiki with information on our policies for your submitted articles.

Keltian has started a discussion around Blizzcon 2016 on the forums, asking who’s going and how their experience with Universe was for trying to get tickets.

Looking to meet folks in real life and seeing what activities the guild has planned? Make sure you check out the guild group on

Speaking of events, how about several in game events? Thuggs is looking for folks to help out with Garrison invasions, with the purpose of collecting the Garrison boss tokens so he can hold a Garrison Boss Beat Down. Tenative date is June 4th at 8 pm Server, so we need folks to get invaded and collect the albeit rare Garrison Boss tokens. All info is in Thugg’s post on the forums.

Are you an engineer? Do you know how to build the Geosynchronus World Spinner and/or the Depleted-Kyparium Rocket? If you have the recipes and the mats, Fracta would rather pay a guildie for the items, please check out the forum thread below and contact Fracta in game to make sure it’s not already been fulfilled by our awesome guildies.
AIE and our new alliance Blades of Grass successfully attacked and conquered one of the most prized areas in New Eden, 2GTHR in Branch. AIE and its allies have joined forces with the Money Badger Coaltion to attack and destroy The Imperium and its allies.

Alea Iacta Est Universal Triumphant!

CCP Games released the latest expansion cinematic trailer during the EVE Fanfest keynote presentation featuring the new ability for players to build “castles in space” called Citadels. These citadels can be built anywhere in space and will be completely player built and controlled. In addition a new capital size “Force Auxiliary” ships will be made available for large ship field support. The most important feature of the new citadel structures is that they will be 100% destructible, forcing players to defend their castles from enemy attack.

EVE Online Citadel expansion and new features videos released at Fanfest

Still love your Chocobo? Been wanting to take a look at upcoming content for FFXIV? Captain Placeholder put up a forum post about the recent Q&A panel at Pax East about the new “Palace of the Dead” It’s a “deep dungeon” that starts you off at level 1 and will get new levels added to it in future updates. You can play solo or in groups and ‘save’ on floors where you will respawn if you die.
Max, Sema and EPC140 go over the Producer’s Letter from Ben Irving in depth on Escape Podcast 140, available and where ever fine podcasts are posted.

In celebration of May the Fourth (Force), SWTOR has released Chapter 1 of the Knights of the Fallen Empire for free until May 30th as a trial to get your feet wet in the new Knight of the Fallen Empire storyline. This includes a free level 60 character so you can confront the Eternal Emperor and save the galaxy!
RRF Captain Cybyl’s synopsis of the Star Trek Online News for week ending 05/01/2016:

It’s the 3rd week of Season 11.5 with the 3rd round of rewards for playing the Featured Episode ’Temporal Front’. Complete the episode to complete your personal Na’kuhl Temporal Operative ground combat armor and weapon set.

There is an ongoing 15%-off Zen sale from April 28th, 2016 till May 2nd, 2016. Captains will earn an extra 15% bonus Zen in addition to the sale prices

Now what to do with all that newly-purchased Zen? Why not take advantage of the simultaneous 20%-off Starship sale! Have you been eying that new, T6 Dreadnaught, Attack ship or Science carrier? Now is the perfect time to buy it!

But that’s not all: a Tech Upgrade Weekend! Still striving to get the greatest performance out of your equipment? Now is the time to act! This weekend will be the perfect time to apply Tech Upgrades to your gear, as all Technology Points earned from each one applied will be DOUBLED!

Another Temporal Front back story was released. It was a well-written, third-person account of a lecture to students of Temporal Mechanics in a 29th century Academy classroom with an unexpected turn of events.. The lecture documents a nicely simplified description of time streams and disruptions. Also, an inquisitive student makes a startling discovery during his time stream homework session! You have to read it to believe it!

Lastly, a number of UI and player quality-of-life improvements, too numerous to mention, were released as well. For a complete list of these as well as the entire Season 11.5 scenario listings, please visit the Star Trek Online website .

For status of the AIE Classis’ Fleet Starbase, all fleet mates are encouraged to check in on the fleet holdings tab in the Fleet’s in-game menu. Contributions of materiel and personnel are always requested to assist in building up the base and fleet holdings to their full potential.

Further news, patch release notes, forums, commentary, etc. are always available at . Players are encouraged to check in regularly.

Imperium Lodi/Nomads
Looking for early access beta keys to try out Overwatch in Open Beta? Folks that have pre-ordered the game are receiving their early access keys and a key for a friend. AIE Guildies have been posting in the forum thread their keys and discussing when/if a clan system gets into the game.

If you are into Mobile games, Nash is looking to see if anyone is playing Star Wars – Galaxy of Heroes.

Apolas has started a discussion around Season 6 of Diablo III. We have a community Alea Iact Est and several Clans in the game as well. Join in the discussion on the forums and/or find us in game.

And with that, let’s get back to Ben and find out what’s going on!..

And that’s our show for tonight. While the chatroom begins suggesting show titles, we want to thank Ben for joining us.
Ben, where can people find you?


If you have a question or comment about our show, you can email us at You can also follow us on Twitter. The show is at @aiepodcast.. Alludra is at @alludra_aie, Mkallah is at @cyberwaif,and Tetsemi is at @ivorytiger. We record live with video every Sunday at 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific. You can join the chatroom and play along with us on our website at Our theme was composed by the amazing Andrew Allen, follow him at @keyswithsoul! or visit his website!

And now it’s time to play all of the great AIE member segment we received this week, including…

AIE Raid Wrapup – @TheMewKow
Altitis – @TheMewKow
Overly Dramatic News – @HuntsTheWind

Join us in two weeks- we’ll be talking to someone about something! . So until then, AIE…

This has been Alludra
This has been Mkallah
This has been Tetsemi
And this has been the AIE podcast