The AIE Podcast #259 – A time for discord and demons

Aug
15

The AIE Podcast #259 – A time for discord and demons

On this episode of The AIE Podcast…

      Tetsemi: AIE falls into Discord
      Mkallah: We ride into Icarus
      Tetsemi: Help Mew help you in Final Fantasy
      Mkallah: We have Captain Cybyl’s STO update
              Tetsemi: And,Demon Hunters- everywhere!

All that and more coming up right now…

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Welcome to episode #259 of the the podcast celebrating the Alea Iacta Est gaming community, the die has ben podcast. This is Mkallah: To my left is Tetsemi: – (catch phrase here). This week we are joined by special guests – hmmmm, no guest tonight! Let’s talk about the Legion prepatch and AIE in general, shall we?

Ok, we’ll be digging into the Legion Prepatch and AIE shortly, but first, let’s cover this week’s news…

AIE News

Community
Community

AIE Discord – AIE has joined the Discord wave and now has our own Discord server for text and voice chat. Server details are available on the Umami main page – https://umami.aie-universal.net/ under the first Bulletin named – AIE’s Discord Server. The Mumble server will still be available for raid teams and other large gatherings to use but feel free to try out the Discord voice chat and let the officers know what you think!

Are you looking for in game events? Hit the #events channel. Looking for folks going to Dragoncon, Blizzcon, or the local pizza joint? Hit the #meetups channel. Need a group in game? Try the #lfg channel and see who’s playing.

We have a new officer, SamanthaJane (SJ) has joined the WoW officer corps (she’s already a FFXIV officer) and will bring her amazingly friendly and upbeat attitude to the game while helping get all the new demon hunters and other classes corralled as things pick up in WoW. Many hugs and thanks to SJ joining us.

Blizzcon AIE Guild Hall – https://aie-guild.org/blog/2016/07/blizzcon-2016-aie-guildhall/
@TheMewKow is looking for volunteers to help out with this year’s Blizzcon AIE Guild Hall. Please feel free to contact him via Twitter, Discord, or the forums (http://forum.myextralife.com/topic/57187-blizzcon-2016-aie-guild-hall/) if you are interested in helping out.

Imperium Ludi
Interested in the latest update to Riders of Icarus? Details on the guild alliance system, free-for-all PvP zone, capture the flag area, and more. Join in the discussion in our forums as @TheMewKow heads up interest for this game which is now in open beta. AIE Is on the Baellas NA server.

http://forum.myextralife.com/topic/57229-riders-of-icarus-pvp-updates-and-more/

WoW
The four part audio drama – The Tomb of Sargeras is out (http://itunes.com/wow) and we really enjoyed listening to it. It helps explain Gul’dan’s motivations, how the Legion got back into Azeroth and why Khadgar shows up at the end of the demon hunter starting area.

Want to find out what separates a demon hunter from the demons they hunt? Watch the last Harbringers animation – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUfOIvlC6Eo and you’ll find out. You will also get to see this in demon hunter starting area.

More Discussion in Game News Section

FFXIV
Would you like to try FFXIV free for 5 days? Of course you would. Between July 25 and August 30th, if you meet eligibility rules (http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/0b8920e68063ec4a16533bcc115d6d154b75ce73) you can play for 5 days free during the Free Campaign time period.

And speaking of logging in, Abovan has returned from active baby duty and is back in the game, find out what he’s up to http://forum.myextralife.com/topic/57230-hia-folks/ and/or just say hi!

Don’t forget, @TheMewKow is still looking for input on which FC action buffs people would prefer active and when. Pop over to the forums and let him know http://forum.myextralife.com/topic/57193-fc-action-buffs-discussion/

SWTOR
SWTOR Escape Pod Cast 155: Sweet XVI

This week @AIESema, @MaxTheGrey and Astromech EPC-155 dig into Chapter XVI (The Battle of Odessen) the second to last of the Knight of the Fallen Empire chapters, is Mako back yet?

Catch the live podcast and chat room on Tuesday nights around 10:30pm central at http://twitch.tv/newoverlords. Follow and subscribe on Twitter, YouTube, Twitch, etc. to hear podcast news and see our other guild streams.

Want to discuss the latest happenings in SWTOR, what you really feel about the Producer’s Live Steam, and if Mako is back yet? Hope on over to the forums – http://forum.myextralife.com/topic/49885-the-newsupdatesinfo-thread-20/page-50 and join in.

STO
RRF Captain Cybyl’s Star Trek Online News Summary for week ending 08/14/2016:

1. The ‘Agents of Yesterday’ expansion released July 6, is still in full swing! This reporter is enjoying replaying the new episodes again, but with new bridge crew members. As explanation, this reporter received a redemption code for being a 50th Anniversary Star Trek Las Vegas participant: the entire holographic bridge crew of the original series USS Enterprise as epic bridge crew members. This even included Yeoman Rand with her epic and famous beehive hairdo! The reward was courtesy of Cryptic Software.

2. As reported last time, the current release ’Temporal Cold War’ time-travel episodes came to an unexpected conclusion, not through gameplay, but through a blog backstory. Another backstory also concluded the end of temporal hostilities for the little-known Vorgon race: ‘Winter of Discontent’. A fascinating must-read and again, we are staying clear of spoilers.

3. There is a 20%-off star ship sale in the C-Store this weekend until August 15m 10 am PDT. If you are a player awaiting the perfect time to purchase that sweet pilot attack ship, that awesome, all-powerful dreadnaught or that stealthy, invincible science carrier, you simply must take advantage of this sale.

4. Make AIE Classis Starbase the crown jewel of the Federation! The AIE Classis’ Fleet Starbase is still seeking contributions of materiel and duty officers from all AIE fleet mates. Donations assist in building up the Fleet’s Starbase and other Fleet holdings to their full potential. Check out the Fleet holdings tab in the Fleet’s in-game menu.

5. Players are encouraged to check out the above news, backstories, patch release notes, UI and quality of life improxments, fixes, forums, commentary, etc., at the Star Trek Online website .

Until next time, RRF Captain Cybyl signing off

And with that, let’s get back to the Legion Prepatch and find out what’s going on in AIE.

GAME NEWS
WoW pre-patch and invasion event discussion

Shoutouts
We have some Shoutouts – and Tet, how do people give us shout outs for the podcast??

From Kazrik – Shoutout to all the WoW officers processing all the new demon hunters. Prepping for the Legion invasion influx in a couple weeks!

From Mathanugg – Shout out to the Demon Hunters for stealing all my cool abilities.

Ellynn – Shout out to those who participated in remembrance day events

CLOSE

And that’s our show for tonight. While the chatroom begins suggesting show titles, we want to thank the chat room for joining us.

If you have a question or comment about our show, you can email us at podcast@aie-guild.org. You can also follow us on Twitter. The show is at @aiepodcast. 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 https://aie-guild.org/podcast-live-stream/ . Our theme was composed by the amazing Andrew Allen, follow him at @keyswithsoul! or visit his website keyswithsoul.com!

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

Altitis from @TheMewKow
Overly Dramatic News from @HuntsTheWind

We are still trying to figure out our guests for the next so, but we will make sure we keep you all posted! So until then, AIE…

– This is Mkallah
– This is Tetsemi
And this has been… The AIE Podcast.

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