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#555 Major Snow Storm

Posted by Gorri56 on 28 February 2014 - 02:32 PM

6-12 inches here


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#552 Major Snow Storm

Posted by Gorri56 on 28 February 2014 - 01:51 PM

Saturday

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Monday

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http://www.weather.com/news/weather-forecast/winter-storm-titan-ice-storm-snowstorm-west-midwest-northeast-20140226

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#2109 Guild Information - We are Recruiting!

Posted by Locutus on 30 March 2015 - 03:55 PM

We proudly host 2 active guilds in SWToR and we have many players active daily. Both guilds offer a fun, friendly, and relaxed community driven environment with no hassles or drama. We're a group of friends who play hard and fight fair, with ultimate fun as our goal. We're looking for new members who are civilized, like-minded, mature, and play fair. Gaming experience, playstyle, and stats are not important, quality in character is what we ultimately seek.

 

Brothers of War is a clan and we're always accepting applications, however you do not have to join our clan in order to join the guilds in-game. Clan membership is required however for higher level ranks in the guild. If you wish to join the clan please read our application topic and post your application for review. We have a Teamspeak voice server available for those age 18 and over.

 

Both guilds are located on the Shadowlands server.

We've outfitted a stronghold for the guild and a guild bank is available for guild members.

 

If you wish to join the guild just ask any member and we'll shoot you an invite!

You MUST join Teamspeak at least once before we recruit you!

You can also post in this topic with your character name.

 

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Guild Officers are appointed by the GM's, this rank is a highly restricted position and only appointed to active BoW clan members. Don't ask for this position, if you're officer material we'll ask you. Guild Officers assist with daily operations and are guild bank Quartermasters. Clan membership and Teamspeak required.

 

Senior Spaceballs are senior guild members who are also BoW clan members. This position carries the responsibility of helping others to level and complete missions, as well as helping the guild in any way possible. Bear in mind these members are gamers like the rest of us so they may not always be able to drop what they're doing right away. Clan membership and Teamspeak required.

 

The Spaceball rank is the bulk rank of the guild, it's where most members will reside. Clan membership is not required however you must be active in our Teamspeak server as this position is allowed to invite new recruits.

 

Junior Spaceball is reserved for players who do not participate in Teamspeak and have not joined the Brothersofwar.org clan. Those who pass our probationary period will be promoted to Junior Spaceball, however you will not have additional powers or access to the guild bank and you are not allowed to directly recruit new members, Junior Spaceballs may, however, direct possible candidates to higher ranking members of the guild.

 

New Recruits undergo a 2~4 week probation period before consideration for a promotion to Junior Spaceball. This probation period varies because it depends on how active you are. We look for friendly, helpful players who will stick around and remain loyal to the guild. Clan membership and Teamspeak is not required however if you have a mic please feel free to join our Teamspeak.

 

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As for guild rules, use common sense, we're easy to get along with and we're not going to boss you around. Be kind, show respect to others, and play fair, that's all we ask. If you like drama, flaming, disrespect, or unsportsmanlike behavior; we're not the guild for you.


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#1881 Tron 2.0

Posted by Locutus on 29 November 2014 - 04:09 PM

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GREETINGS PROGRAMS!
 
TRON 2.0 is the present-day sequel to the 1982 cult film classic that was a landmark of computerized graphical ingenuity. TRON 2.0, is a story-driven, first-person action game that propels the player into an alternate universe inside a computer. As Jet Bradley (son of the original films hero Alan Bradley) you will combat digital opponents using guns, rods, grenades, missiles, and the iconic TRON disc. Combining the best of the genre with a truly innovative look and breakthrough game play, TRON 2.0 delivers an adventure unlike any other. It will take PC gaming to a new level with intense action, intense and deadly battles, and high-speed light cycle races.
 
This is a very hard game to find and even more expensive then when it was first released as it's considered a classic, however, Tron 2.0 is now on Steam and it's only $10!
 
While the game is playable out of the box when you purchase from Steam, it does not have all of the enhancements and add-ons that have been available for over a decade. LDSO. Living Dead System Operators (LDSO) is a dedicated community to the further development of the Tron PC games (particularly Tron 2.0): including the creation of maps, mods, expansion packs, and tools.
 
I recommend the following UPDATES:

 

This new self-installing map pack contains every fan-made Multiplayer custom map released as of 02/21/13. Now it's easier than ever to obtain all the Multiplayer maps and install them with just a few clicks of the mouse. Every Light Cycle, Disc Arena, and Derez map all in one download. The installed maps require about 2.2 GB of hard drive space. Works on 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10.

  • Download and install The Complete Map Pack, (optional download but required for most multi-player servers)

 

 

We host multiple online servers where you can play 24 hours a day! You must have the recommended updates and the complete map pack in order to play on our servers.

 

 

:!: Note that v1.1a of the Killer App Mod is not compatible with v1.1 for online Multiplayer. Everyone playing together in a match must be using v1.1a, and that includes the server hosting the match. I recommend uninstalling v1.1 before replacing it with v1.1a.
 
Killer App Mod v1.1a was tested on both the CD/DVD Retail and Steam versions, and will work with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 (both 32-bit and 64-bit in all cases). It should also still work on 98/Me/2000, but was not tested on those versions of Windows.
 
 

 

 

How to play ONLINE with modded Tron 2.0

 

When you first run the launcher, click the "Custom" box and turn off the User Error mod, you must have this set to "Retail" in order to play online. Keep this setting in "Retail" until you've finished the Campaign, afterwards you may select one of the 2 "UserError" mods to play extended Campaigns.

 

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Troubleshooting for Steam Users

 

Replacing the existing TronLauncher.exe with this should stop the "endless looping" problem that occurs during installation of the Steam version of TRON 2.0, for most people. Works on XP/Vista/7/8/10.

 

Attached File  TronFixedLauncherSteam.zip   4.28KB   118 downloads

 

OR

 

You can just navigate to your Tron 2.0 installation folder and run your original launcher as admin.

 


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#1831 Free 1,000 Gold!

Posted by Locutus on 04 November 2014 - 02:33 AM

Here's how:

1- Download and Install Overwolf http://www.overwolf.com/
2- Register
3- Open and login with username (or email) and password
4- Open WOT and login
5- Move your mouse cursor on the left side of the screen to open Overwolf (while you have WOT opened)
6- Open the colorful icon that says Appstore then Games>giveaways>WOT giveaway
7- A countdown should start. All you need to do is stay logged in for 1 hour. At the end of the countdown you will receive a bonus code. Copy Paste and that's it.

 

(8) - Uninstall Overwolf :P

 

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#1545 The Picture Thread

Posted by Gorri56 on 31 May 2014 - 11:42 PM

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#735 First thoughts on Standalone

Posted by Master Teal'c on 13 March 2014 - 01:23 PM

From what I saw from streamers playing it, I got the same feeling. It has potential but it needs A LOT of work.




#518 The Picture Thread

Posted by Gorri56 on 25 February 2014 - 11:02 PM

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#25 Fleet Ranks & Duties

Posted by Locutus on 20 February 2014 - 10:30 PM

Brothers of War Fleet Ranks & Duties

Total fleet credits are determined by all contributions made by all characters from the same account so if you grind multiple toons all of your contributions will count towards rank advancement.

Contributions are not mandatory for rank advancement however they do qualify for automatic promotions. Other ways to advance include active duty within the fleet, loyalty, maturity, respect, helping other fleet members out, and participation in our Teamspeak voice server.

Federation / KDF

Recruit / Recruit
All new fleet members start here. Support your fellow Captains, help the fleet grow, participate in fleet events and team missions, and display loyalty to the fleet and you'll rise through the ranks! Participation in our Teamspeak server goes a long way towards promotions! Contribute to the fleet holdings and earn promotions!

Ensign / Warrior
Ensigns/Warriors are loyal and friendly fleet members who display a team dynamic, work together with other fleet members to achieve missions, and actively participate in fleet events.

  • 100,000 Total Fleet Credits on all toons from the same account = Automatic promotion to Ensign
  • Fleet bank daily withdrawal limit - 8
  • Unlimited fleet bank deposit for items and credits
  • Can invite others to fleet, fleet chat enabled

Lieutenant / Lieutenant

  • 300,000 Total Fleet Credits on all toons from the same account = Automatic promotion to Lieutenant
  • Fleet bank daily withdrawal limit - 12
  • Unlimited fleet bank deposit for items and credits
  • Can invite others to fleet, fleet chat enabled, fleet officer chat enabled
  • Limit of 1 toon per account of this rank
  • Access granted to Fleet stores

Lieutenant Commander / Commander

  • 500,000 Total Fleet Credits on all toons from the same account = Automatic promotion to Lt Cdr
  • Fleet bank daily withdrawal limit - 16
  • Unlimited fleet bank deposit for items and credits
  • Can invite others to fleet, fleet chat enabled, fleet officer chat enabled
  • Access granted to Fleet stores
  • Limit of 1 toon per account of this rank

Commander / Captain

  • 1 Million Total Fleet Credits on all toons from the same account = Automatic promotion to Commander
  • Fleet bank daily withdrawal limit - 20
  • Unlimited fleet bank deposit for items and credits
  • Can invite others to fleet, fleet chat enabled, fleet officer chat enabled, can create fleet events
  • Access granted to Fleet stores
  • Limit of 1 toon per account of this rank

Fleet Captain / General
The primary goal of a Fleet Captain is to ensure fleet members are allowed the opportunity to work within teams and achieve missions, fleet actions, STF's, and PvP's. Secondary goals include but are not limited to helping others rank up and outfit their toons & ships. Prerequisites include: leadership skills, in-depth knowledge of the game, ability to work well within a team dynamic, and the ability to set ones goals aside in order to help others achieve theirs.

  • The first officer of the fleet. Helps with day to day operations of the fleet.
  • You must be a senior member of Brothers of War clan to progress to this rank
  • Unlimited fleet bank withdrawals, access granted to Fleet stores
  • Teamspeak participation required
  • Chosen by Fleet Admiral Locutus with approval of all active Captains

Fleet Admiral - |BoW|Locutus


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#1946 Command Specialization

Posted by Master Teal'c on 12 January 2015 - 03:35 PM

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The Captain Specialization system that came with Delta Rising has offered players a new purpose for their continued efforts, even after reaching the new level cap of 60. Specializations offer additional advancement opportunities, exciting new abilities, and a whole new set of options for building out your captain’s capabilities.

With the upcoming launch of our 5th Anniversary Update, we will be offering our first expansion of the system in the form of a new Primary Specialization: 
Command Officer

Overview

The life of a Command Officer isn't easy. You need to make the difficult choices, shoulder the responsibility for those decisions and coordinate the actions of your peers and subordinates. But, if you're up to the challenge, the rewards and recognition may be worth the burden of leadership.

The Command Officer builds upon the concept of coordination and communication, as it pertains to combat in the Star Trek Online universe, both in Space and on the Ground. You, as a Command Officer, will gain access to abilities that allow your entire team to exceed previous limitations and perform more effectively as a unit.

Many of the abilities unlocked through the Command Officer Specialization also stack, if there are multiple Command Officers on a single team. But even solo, these team-wide benefits will affect your entire away team of Bridge Officers.

Since Command Officer is a Primary Specialization, it cannot be active at the same time as your existing Intelligence Officer Specialization. However, all captains will have the opportunity to invest additional Specialization Points into the Command Officer specialization, even if it is not active.

With the introduction of a new Primary Specialization, we are also increasing the cap on Specialization Points from the existing 60, up to a new max of 90.

Scaling Passive

As long as you have the Command Officer Specialization as your primary, you will gain:

+5%-15% Maximum Health and Hull Capacity

This bonus starts at 5% once you have a single ability purchased and the Specialization is active as your Primary. It scales up with each additional ability purchased, up to a total of 15% once the Specialization is complete.

Starship Trait

As with previous Specializations, purchasing abilities in the Command Officer specialization will unlock new Starship Traits.

After 15 abilities are purchased, you will unlock:

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Command Frequency
Your advanced Command training has granted you access to special communications frequencies that can be used to more readily call for assistance in battle.
- The “Low Health” requirement is removed from Fleet Support
- Cooldown of Fleet Support reduced by 5 minutes

After 30 abilities are purchased, you gain access to Improved Command Frequency, which functions the same as above, but reduces the cooldown of Fleet Support by an additional 5 minutes.

Once unlocked, this Trait can be made active on any starship you own by adding it to an active Starship Trait Slot in the Trait selection window.

Abilities

The below list is only a small sampling of the abilities that can be unlocked through advancing in the Command Officer Specialization.

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Forward March 
(Ground)
+10% Sprint Speed for Team (stacks with multiple Command Officers, up to +50%)

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Victory Cry 
(Ground)
Any time a foe is successfully vaporized within 20m of you; trigger a large team-wide Heal.

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Resilient Expose 
(Ground)
Using an Exploit attack on an Exposed target has a 20% chance to refresh the Expose effect, rather than consume it.

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Expose Weakness 
(Space)
Energy Weapons gain a 1% chance to Expose enemies to Torpedo Exploits.
Torpedo Exploits ignore 20 Kinetic Damage Resistance Rating.

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Violent Detonation 
(Space – Requires Expose Weakness)
Torpedo Exploits now ignore 50 Kinetic Damage Resistance Rating.

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Achilles’ Heel 
(Space)
Next outgoing Critical Hit will apply -25 All Damage Resistance Rating for up to 10 seconds.

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Debilitating Weakness 
(Space – Requires Achilles’ Heel)
Achilles’ Heel effect also reduces foe’s outgoing damage by up to 60% while active.

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Superfluous Emitters 
(Ground + Space)
For each teammate (and self) at Full Health/Hull, you gain +2% Bonus Damage

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Extrovert 
(Ground + Space)
For each Player on your team (not Bridge Officers) gain 2.5% additional Specialization XP and Starship Mastery XP.

Many additional abilities can be unlocked in this Specialization, to improve your Ground and Space combat capabilities, as well as the overall effectiveness and survivability of your teammates.

Bridge Officer Specialization

Alongside the exciting changes appearing with the Bridge Officer Training Revamp (Blog Link Here), the Command Officer Specialization will grant Captains the ability to add the Command Specialization to any existing Bridge Officers! This will grant them access to additional Bridge Officer Abilities on both Space and Ground, further increasing their versatility and value as a member of your crew.

We will be sharing additional details regarding the Bridge Officer version of the Command Specialization in a future Dev Blog, so keep an eye on our website for that information!

** All of the above details, especially those listed for Abilities, are subject to change prior to launch.

 

Jeremy “BorticusCryptic” Randall
Systems Designer
Star Trek Online

 

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#1803 The Video Thread

Posted by Locutus on 28 October 2014 - 11:25 PM

Broaden your mind!

 

 

Blow your mind!

 


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#2158 HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO LOCUTUS!!!

Posted by Teyla on 24 April 2015 - 02:05 PM

Happy birthday to my hubby Love you!


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