20th April 2021
Welcome to the RUIN gaming Community! Established in 2004.
Below, you’ll find a list of charities who are active on Twitch and working to help those affected by COVID-19. We’ve also shared some best practices for charity streams to help you get started.
Our response during the Covid 19 crisis is critical. The disease itself will not define us but our response to it will. As individuals, as a community, this is a time to come together and fund raise for those in need.
RUIN Gaming is one of the largest multi-gaming communities in the world and the largest in World of Warcraft with branches on 20 servers.
RUIN is currently focused on daily Shadowlands open World Warmode content.
A congratulations on the successful completion of the World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth War Campaign! RUIN sincerely thanks all members of the Alliance who fought and won the fourth war under unprecedented conditions of challenge in and out of game.
This last year has been extremely difficult, presenting many unforeseen challenges and significant losses, the impact on the greater gaming community has been significant.
RUIN has encouraged all members to take a much needed breather during the final months of 2020 and into early 2021 in order to focus on health and family which must come first.
In game events are intended as a morale improving victory lap and a method to thank and reward the many thousands of Alliance players for their incredible, undefeated, Warmode campaign during the 4th war!
We remain optimistic about World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, which has enjoyed a strong launch and an enthusiastic reception from our community members, offering an enormous number of daily activities to keep players engaged and entertained.
RUIN will continue a gradual ramp up of community expansion focused on promoting excellent leadership through mentorship and character growth and development.
RUIN has focused entirely on direct community support for our members, providing an unprecedented number of user generated activities, contests, giveaways and other charitable events.
Our mission is to provide an oasis for gamers and a much needed escape from the real world intended to uplift morale and provide a hopeful place to socialize, make new friends while maintaining connections with all of those we have met along the way over the last sixteen years.
A thank you to everyone for their resilience, charity and outstanding contribution during this difficult period. We will continue to grow and improve as a community to meet and overcome all challenges in and out of game. As always RUIN encourages members to step up and continue to provide outstanding service to our guilds and the greater gaming community!
We have no doubt that 2021 will continue to be a difficult period. RUIN remains excited to get explore upcoming World of Warcraft and other game releases, expanding our presence and engaging in a continual process of improvement.
The RUIN Discord has reached over 10,000 members, additional support for a spectrum of MMORPGS and other private server based games are anticipated.
As always RUIN remains a strict meritocracy, our success is a direct result of empowering gamers to lead groups, explore new game universes and continue to provide the best possible environment for players of all backgrounds and experience.
The community came together during the 2004 launch of World of Warcraft. The guild assumed the name RUIN during the Warhammer Online campaign which culminated in the World First Inevitable City conquest.
RUIN specializes in large scale player versus player environments which have defined the MMORPG genre. Previous campaigns include Age of Conan, Aion, Warhammer Online, and Guild Wars 2 as well as active communities in The Elder Scrolls Online and Star Wars: The Old Republic. Come join us at RuinTV on Twitch!
At their core massive multiplayer online games provide for the communal experience of the Great Myth a fundamental human pursuit throughout nearly ever culture and time in history. All of the intellectual properties; Star Wars, World of Warcraft, Elder Scrolls etc. are modern adaptations and additions to the great human myth telling tradition. Expansive universes in which the heroic journey of many trials can be more directly experienced.
RUIN as a guild is strongest when actively engaged in challenging guild versus guild online environments with a strong support structure encouraging our members to adapt and improve in order to most fully contribute to success in our campaigns!
We encourage members to immerse themselves in the rich lore and ever expanding stories that are the foundation of every game we play, invest time and pride into your characters and fully enjoy the online gaming experience to the fullest in game and within the community!
Have fun and win!
No second breakfast and especially no elevenses for MMO and Lord of the Rings fans.
Amazon has canceled its free-to-play Lord of the Rings MMO, according to a report from Bloomberg. Amazon first revealed the project in 2019, and the game was being co-developed by Amazon, Athlon Games, and Leyou. This news comes only a few weeks after Amazon announced a new game from the creators of Rainbow Six Siege. – Polygon
Former World of Warcraft and Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan announced his departure from Blizzard Entertainment today. – WoWhead
Shadowlands Patch 9.1 Chains of Domination is on the PTR! And actually, quite a boit of it. We give our first impressions of Korthia and flying, the new renown rewards, soulbind trees and all of the datamining around legendary upgrades, Torghast updates, covenant campaigns, covenant-specific legendaries, story spoilers and more! Join us for the Weekly Reset!
Source: Taliesin & Evitel
The next content update, Chains of Domination, has been announced at BlizzConline! Watch the panel now or read on to discover what’s coming up for World of Warcraft.
Game News and Updates
Darth Malgus has returned. Will you stand against him, or join his apocalyptic campaign against the Republic? Your choices will determine the fate of the galaxy….
Additional multimedia original creative content for the community. A focus on video editing, unique livestreams and podcasts for 2019 to better communicate gaming news information and community events and objectives!
In-game screenshots from ALL games. These may include landscapes, cities, NPC’s, raids, dungeons, delves, strikes, cinematics – anything!
Direct your image and any relevant details to @Mauve#2477 on Discord!
The following games are currently our core focus for 2019
Expansions and New Games
Information and updates from all major games, movies and technologies relevant to the greater Ruin Nation community.
RUIN needs additional Officers, outstanding members with gaming experience, military backgrounds and professional administrative abilities should step forward for courtesy promotions to assist with day to day guild upkeep and leadership service.
Within RUIN leadership through content as well as training and technical support and development are accomplished through departments focused on these specific objectives. Those interested in advancement should contact an officer in game or on voice communications.
RUIN traditionally hosts a variety of guild events in and out of game. Including Blizzcon, movie premiers, summer vacation retreats and other gaming and entertainment industry related conventions and events!
Ruin Gaming is a multi-gaming community with members from all over the world. Currently, we are playing World of Warcraft, Elder Scrolls Online, and Star Wars: The Old Republic. We also have a large presence in other games such as Star Citizen, Guild Wars 2, Overwatch, Diablo III and more!
Comprehensive information and guides to assist new and returning players to progress and improve in Shadowlands!
Go beyond the veil and enter the afterlives in the newest expansion, Shadowlands. Comprehensive RUIN Community guides and resources for all Shadowlands players!
Bring your friends and family of the same faction together cross-realm through our new World of Warcraft Communities feature:
World PVP focused World of Warcraft Alliance Community.
RUIN continues to grow!
2020 offers a staggering spectrum of games to experience, new expansions, new titles and a constant stream of updates are scheduled for launch. RUIN is actively testing emergent games across the spectrum of different platforms. Our objective has been to narrow the field of candidate and select from among the best contenders for major community deployment.
RUIN is recruiting exceptional people. Additional officers and creative specialists are required in order to continue the growth of our expanding organization. Contact us on Discord for further information!
The RUIN team has been very busy reviewing games across the MMO Genre and have collaborated on building a vision to share in this Roadmap. We constantly gather suggestions and feedback directly from our communities and players in order to effect change and positive reforms within Ruin.
RUIN continues to provide an exceptional gaming community experience for all community members. We are currently working on researching massive multiplayer content across the expanding genre while setting community mission objectives, organizing and executing events and in game content at the highest levels possible.
RUIN will continue to communicate with the player base through guild meetings and updates throughout the year. Our goal is to create a process of continuous improvement of all aspects of the Ruin community.
Guild Meeting Schedule
Our mission is to provide a fun environment to play games within a like-minded community. Furthermore, we aim to provide exciting content on current and upcoming games via YouTube, Twitch, Social Media and more. Subsequently, we encourage Game Developers to provide our community with massive multiplayer content that we have always envisioned, bringing virtual communities into a fully realized and complete state.
As the RUIN gaming community continues to expand, hosting over 20,000 active members with 7,000 registered on Discord, a need to facilitate and organize common procedure, training protocol and general information for use in multiple gaming platforms has arisen.
Conan Exiles is an open-world survival game set in the brutal lands of Conan the Barbarian. Survive in a savage world, build your kingdom, and dominate your enemies in brutal combat and epic warfare.
Available now on all platforms! Build stunning cities and gleaming temples of shining white marble with the Architects of Argos Pack. Adorn your base with elegant statues and refreshing fountains to make it look more impressive than ever!
It is time to mount your steeds and ride across the plains of the Exiled Lands. One of the most sought-after features since Early Access launch is a reality: Mounts are now available in Conan Exiles!
The fight for survival is difficult and relentless. With the all new Blood and Sand pack you can crush your enemies wearing new armors and wield fearsome weapons while fighting in new vaulted tunnels and arenas.
Start with nothing but your bare hands and forge the legacy of your clan, building anything a small home to gigantic fortresses and entire cities. Wage war using swords, bows, siege weapons, and even take control of giant avatars of the gods and lay waste to enemy cities.
Explore a vast, seamless world full of challenge and opportunity. Hunt animals for resources, slay monsters for treasure, and delve deep underground to discover the secrets of ancient civilizations.
Branch Schedules and Objectives:
The Elder Scrolls Online offers arguably the best large scale PVP environment in the Imperial Cyrodiil province. RUIN offers nightly Cyrodiil clears, offering an unparalleled level of rewards and character progression in an highly discipline siege warfare environment. RUIN continues to support the Aldmeri Dominion campaign and our faction allies.
Delve into the treacherous swamps and jungles in Murkmire, The Elder Scrolls Online’s latest DLC game pack, as you explore Argonia and discover a hidden world as dangerous as it is beautiful. Investigate Murkmire’s long-forgotten past and help an Imperial scholar recover a mysterious and powerful relic. Brave the challenges of Blackrose Prison, a new 4-player arena, and test your might.
PVP Objectives: To fight and win by providing prompt, sustained land dominance across the full range of Cyrodiil operations and spectrum of conflict in support of combatant commanders.
World of Warcrft Battle for Azeroth continues to deliver best in genre progression raiding and structured PVP. The addition of world quests, invasions and open world events provide an alternative path for character progression.
Star Wars: The Old Republic offers one of the best leveling experiences of any MMORPG currently available. Engaging and immersive story driven game play allows for an unparalleled role playing experience, with enormous character customization and development all within the award winning Bioware Knights of the Old Republic universe.
RUIN continues our long tradition in Star Wars: The Old Republic. Construction of the Guild Ship and Stronghold on Yavin IV continue! Please pitch in towards these projects through the Stronghold Tab by donating copies of decorations to the guild.
RUIN in SWTOR provides a wide spectrum of player content.
The primary objective of RUIN in Conan Exiles is to construct a well defended guild city capable of keeping members safe from siege warfare and attack.
New Dungeon: The Dreg
The Exiled Lands are filled with dark caves and mysterious ruins, but now you get a brand-new dungeon to challenge your adventuring urges!
RUIN has returned to Final Fantasy XIV!
Additional information: Ruin FFXIV
PVP – Player versus Player
The PVP Department of RUIN develops PVP doctrine; establishes standards; and builds the future fighting force of RUIN.
PVE – Player versus Environment
The PVE Department of RUIN plans, schedules and progresses through group Player versus Environment content.
RUIN Technical Corps
The Ruin Technical Corps provides information technology and engineering services in support of RUIN. Warrant Officers are technical leaders and specialists.
The mission of the RWD is to develop and maintain information technology for RUIN across all current and future platforms.
Maintaining the Ruin Discord and promoting a strong presence on social media with the objective of sharing the gaming experience with a wider audience. Providing for the training, education, and inspiration of recruits in order to encourage each member to become a competent leader of character committed to the values of professional excellence and service to the greater RUIN community.
The RUIN Warrant Department reports directly to guild leadership.