The AIE Podcast #368 – ESO Cliff Notes

May
31

The AIE Podcast #368 – ESO Cliff Notes

On this episode of The AIE Podcast…

    Mewkow: We have an guild bank update!
    Mkallah: Are you Prepared?????
    Tetsemi: Troops, you can stop looking for Sema San Deigo, she has been located
    Mewkow: Living Worlds Season two is free, but not for very much longer
    Mkallah: And, we have Kini here to talk about AIE in ESO

All that and more coming up right now…

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Welcome to episode #368 of the podcast celebrating you, the Alea Iacta Est gaming community, the die has been podcast. This is Tetsemi: To my left is Mewkow: – (catch phrase here). And to my right is Mkallah: (So much food in the guild kitchen). This week we are joined by special guest Dankinia who is here to talk to us about AIE in ESO Welcome!

Ok, we’ll be digging into ESO shortly, but first, let’s cover this week’s news…

AIE News

Community
Mandatory Fun Nights

Where the fun is mandatory but the attendance is not.

Sunday – WoW Classic 2 pm Eastern
Sunday – STO 8:30 pm Eastern
Monday – GW2 9:30 pm Eastern
Tuesday – SWTOR 9 pm Eastern
Tuesday – FFXIV (Casual Raiding) 9:30 pm Eastern
Wednesday – FFXIV (Fun Night) 9:00 pm Eastern
Thursday – FFXIV (Progression Raiding) 9:30 pm Eastern
Friday – ESO 9 pm Eastern
Friday – FFXIV (Late Night Fun Night) 11:00 pm Eastern
Saturday – LotRO 8:30 pm Eastern
Saturday – FFXIV (Maps) 9:30 pm Eastern
Saturday – Noob Raid (WoW) 11 pm Eastern

Streaming and Guild Podcast News
Fleet Action Report (Star Trek Online) – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqEKYJPKmiiYuj7eiHy6kOg

Episodes 37 through 46 are now up on the Youtube channel (listed above) with the latest episode, #46 titled It’s a Distruptor Thing.

Nikodas and Grebog are back with another installment of Fleet Action Report about Star Trek Online. This time we tackle some of the equipment you may want to hunt down and where to hunt it down when making a disruptor build.

New Overlords (Star Wars The Old Republic) – http://www.newoverlords.com/

SWTOR Escape Pod Cast 382: Tis The Season
http://www.newoverlords.com/swtor-escape-pod-cast-382-tis-the-season/

We’ve had plenty of time to come to grips with Galactic Seasons so we break it down in detail.

SWTOR Escape Pod Cast 383: Spoilers Of The Enclave
http://www.newoverlords.com/swtor-escape-pod-cast-383-spoilers-of-the-enclave/

You all have had plenty of time to play the latest story content so we go ahead and spoil the enclave.

Working Class Nerds – https://workingclassnerdscom.wordpress.com/

Episode 106: Armenastra Gaming!!!
https://www.buzzsprout.com/143519/8517908-episode-106-armenastra-gaming.mp3

This episode, Marcus and Nick are joined by the great and powerful Armenastra!! Armenastra is not only a great streamer on twitch, but she’s an award winning actor as well! The whole gang chats about the difference between those two worlds, their shared love of Star Wars and of course the games they’re playing. Enjoy!

You can find more of Armenastra at: https://www.twitch.tv/armenastra

Episode 107: Kitty In the Dark 😉
https://www.buzzsprout.com/143519/8602884-episode-107-kitty-in-the-dark.mp3

Nick and Marcus are joined by the ALWAYS handsome Kitty Kisses! Together they break down the newest novel in the High Republic era of Star Wars: Into the Dark by Claudia Gray.

After the break they get into FULL SPOILERS for Into the Dark so listener beware!

You can find Kitty at: https://twitch.tv/kittykissz

WoW
Thanks to a great suggestion from KA raid team, we are opening up the Raid Team Guild Bank program to include one additional bank tab. This is only available by request of the raid leader(s) for each team. If you wish to be part of this wonderful service, please contact the officers.

Additionally, this is your reminder for those that are in the program to double check your rank permissions and team memberships. If us officers need to add or remove permissions, the raid leader(s) need to contact us and we would be happy to help out.

Thank you all for being awesome and have a great weekend!!

WoW Classic
Are you prepared?! THREE DAYS until Burning Crusade Classic launches on June 1st!

New Server: Mankrik-US

Faction: Horde

We were previously on Pagle for WoW Classic but have since changed servers to Mankrik for Burning Crusade Classic!

Once you have created a new character and/or transferred one to Mankrik there are two ways you can be invited to :

* Type /join aielfo in game to request one if there is an Officer or Greeter online to assist you in game at that time.

* Go to the AIE Discord and ask in either the WoW Classic channel or LFO channel for an invite for your character name and someone will help find time to meet you in game for an invite.

The AIE Mounts program is back again! (Insert info from Lars here please)

We look forward to continuing our adventures together again…

THE DARK PORTAL AWAITS US, AIE GUILD!

The AIEMounts interest free loan program to obtain your level 30 mount is continuing in The Burning Crusade. Current details are being worked out but in the meantime contact Lars Gagner via direct message in the AIE Disord. Any donations to the fund are accepted for a possible expansion to be able to help members with loans towards epic riding and perhaps eventually flying mount training. Details about the program is available on the AIE Guild web site or directly via the URL https://bit.ly/aiemounts

SWTOR
This past Friday Marcus, Looci, Tabbytha, and Albus conducted the MEGA event “Where in the Galaxy is Sema San Diego”. Everyone gathered on Hoth, where the pirate Max the Graybeard spun piratical tall tales about where Sema might be. Players worked tirelessly ALL NIGHT to find the items needed to provide clues and Sema was finally found. The winner of the night was Velicc and everyone went to the guild ship where treasures from the guild bank were had by all.

In game news, the new Flashpoint is called Secrets of the Enclave and continues the story of Darth Malgus. He has broken his chains and wants nothing to do with the Empire OR the Republic. We chase his trail into the ancient Jedi Enclave, but only find leftover resonances of him. So far he has escaped us, but he apparently has gotten his hands on two very powerful relics. We don’t know what he is up to, but it can’t be good.

Join us on Tuesdays for MFN and Fridays for our rotating night of Master Mode Flashpoints, Hard Mode Ops Training, Achievements, and MEGA!

ESO
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STO
The end of the Klingon Civil War comes in the House United Season.

Only Qo’nos Endures Event: Earn a 4-piece ground set by playing new missions, new TFOs, or new patrols all centered around the new season.

New Bridge for KDF Captains: Based on a new in-game mission.

Lobi store, Zen, and Key Sale until 5/31.

Fleet Action Report is looking for people to help with a PVP episode in 5 weeks. If you’re interested in helping, you can find contact information at fleetactionreport.com.

FFXIV
Guild activities continue as we get ready for Part two of the most recent patch. Teams are running Bozja, for their artifact weapons. Looking for treasure in all the right (and wrong) places on Map Nights. And trying to figure out if that pixel, yes that pixel, is really a safe place to stand on during an EXTREME raid on Eden’s Promise!

GW2
First two episodes of Living world season 2 are Free for a few days longer, log in, get them. If you play through them and do the new bonus meta achievement you will get fancy rewards. After completing 4 of the new living world bonus meta’s you will get your choice of ascended weapon. after 10, you’ll get a thing that you can turn in for en “end of dragons” (next xpac) legendary weapon precursor. Then after 16 you will get a massive 32 slot inventory bag, and when you finish all 24, the final reward is a legendary amulet and a title.

So far for the first 2 episodes, you just had to play through both of them, (no special challenges needed), Then do the following in Drytop: gather 150 things (50 each of wood, ore, and plants), do 10 events, open 20 hidden locked chests.

Jehdai assumes that all 24 will take you to the end of Icebrood Saga, so you will be able to pick up any episodes you missed, without having to buy them on the gem store.

The next two episodes should unlock on Tuesday after reset. (which means you only have about 2 days to log in and claim Episodes 1 and 2 for free).

LOTRO
The Buried Treasure Event has arrived! Available through May 31st.

Development continues on Update 30: Blood of Azog, and the new Yore of Azanulbizar ‘session/instance’.

Blood of Azog introduces a new story set after the events of the War of Three Peaks, introducing new characters and allowing the player to experience historical moments in Middle-earth’s history as Prince Durin and the Gabil’akkâ make ready to reclaim Mount Gundabad. Players can begin this story by talking to Glóin inside Annâk-khurfu in Elderslade, and it serves as a prologue for adventures to come in Gundabad.

Among the Dwarves of the Lonely Mountain, studious scholars have kept detailed accounts of the history of Durin’s Folk. Within these lengthy volumes, there is the tale of the Sixth War of the Dwarves and Orcs, which ended with the Battle of Azanulbizar. Player will experience the momentous events of the battle as their own characters, but through the eyes of Hermáth Stormhammer, a hero of Durin’s Folk, as recounted in his written works.

https://www.lotro.com/forums/showthread.php?687318-Bullroarer-Update-30-Interlude-Blood-of-Azog-amp-Tales-of-Yore-Azanulbizar

And with that, let’s get back to Kini and find out what’s going on in ESO

GAME NEWS
The new expansion, Blackwood, and Update 30 come out on June 1st for PC and June 8th for consoles. Blackwood brings a new zone (including a trial, world events, delves and public dungeons), continues this year’s Gates of Oblivion adventure, and adds the new companion system. The new companion system is a way to get an NPC to fight alongside you. There will be quests to recruit them as well as loyalty quests and you will be able to customize their abilities, outfits, and more. Update 30 brings a new tutorial experience. Previously every new chapter brought a different tutorial which meant tenured players had to create a new toon to try it out and see that new story content every expansion. They’ve changed that so going forward everyone one will get the same tutorial and when you complete it, it will let you choose which expansion your character starts in. In mid June, the Endeavors system will be launched for all ESO players, no matter the expansion they have purchased. This system will bring new daily and weekly tasks that reward players gold or experience as well as a new currency. The tasks align with normal in-game activities such as completing quests, killing certain monsters, and harvesting materials. The new currency will allow you to purchase any of the currently available crown crate items without the randomness of opening a crate purchased for crowns and hoping you get the reward you want.

For MFN on June 4th we will focus on checking out the new area with a zone clear.

The game is buy to play, and subscription is ESO+ which will provide an unlimited crafting bag and double your housing and inventory storage.

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

I am @dankinia on Twitter and Twitch and I stream our weekly MFN’s in ESO as well as Noob Raid on Saturday nights in WoW.

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. Mew is at @themewkow, Mkallah is at @cyberwaif,and Tetsemi is at @ivorytiger. We record live with video every other 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/ and our Discord server for chat at https://aie-guild.info/discord . And for past episodes, you can see them on our Youtube channel, https://www.youtube.com/c/TheAIEPodcast ! Our theme was composed by the amazing Andrew Allen, follow him at @keyswithsoul! or visit his website http://andrewallenmusic.com/

And now it’s time to play all of the great AIE member segments we received this week, including…Well we didn’t receive any, but if you’d like to send in up two a 2 minute segment, we’d love to hear it!

Next time, we should be talking about AIE in World of Warcraft. So until then, AIE…

– This is Tetsemi
– This is Mewkow
– This is Mkallah

And this has been… The AIE Podcast.

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