20th April 2021
Welcome to the RUIN gaming Community! Established in 2004.
The RUIN community meets every Tuesday at 6PM Pacific Standard Time on Discord to recognize outstanding members for promotion, discuss gaming news, events and scheduling for the upcoming week!
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. You can see our current large scale PvP campaigns at RuinTV on Twitch!
MMOs, at their core, are games that provide for the communal experience of the Great Myth which is a fundamental human pursuit throughout nearly every culture and time in history. Intellectual properties such as, 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.
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! Strive to fully enjoy the online gaming experience within our community!
Have fun and win!
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.
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.
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 pandemic is critical. The disease itself will not define us but our response to it will. As individuals and as a community, this is a time to come together and help out those in need.
We also thank everyone for their resilience, charity, and outstanding contribution during this difficult period. We appreciate the outstanding service our members have provided to each other and the greater gaming community. We will continue to grow and improve as a community to meet and overcome all challenges in and out of game.
There is no doubt that 2021 will continue to be a difficult period. Our excitement over upcoming World of Warcraft and other game releases, expanding our presence, and engaging in a continual process of improvement helps us to weather the difficulties we face outside of the gaming community. RUIN hopes to continue to provide a place where people can relax and enjoy the greater gaming community.
RUIN’s Discord server has reached over 10,000 members!
We continue to remain a supportive meritocracy, where our success is a direct result of finding new gaming leaders and team-builders within our community, then empower them through providing resources, training, support, and a friendly community to become the best possible leaders. We utilize the features of Discord to make all of this possible including tech support, suggestion channel, gaming news, and guides for our favorite games.
Discord Meeting Schedule
Core Branches in 2021
RUIN Private Servers
Upcoming Games of Interest
Would you like to be a member of the RUIN officer team or help the community directly?
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. We hope to engage an increasingly wide player base and keep invested in currently popular and upcoming gaming platforms by utilizing our social media well.
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
World of Warcraft Shadowlands patch 9.1 Chains of Domination PTR has plenty of updates this week, including new covenant legendaries, Raid and PVP armor sets, dungeon teleports, Torghast updates and the release of Daisy the charity sloth pet! But also the first three chapters in the new 9.1 covenant campaign – The Last Sigil, An Army of Bone and Steel and The Uninvited Guests, which team us up with the Primus, Thrall & Draka, and pit us against… the Dreadlords! The story is brilliant and the new unvieled history and origins of the Nathrezim has amazing potential for the rest of the expansion. Join Taliesin and Evitel for the Weekly Reset! Source:
Shadowlands Patch 9.1 Chains of Domination is on the PTR! And actually, quite a bit 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.
RUIN traditionally hosts a variety of guild events in and out of game. Including Blizzcon, movie premiers, summer vacation retreats and other gaming or entertainment industry related conventions and events!
The Roadmap featured here, is based on an extensive collaborative effort to review games all across the MMO Genre to build a concise vision of what we hope to achieve. We constantly gather suggestions and feedback directly from our communities and players in order to effect change and positive reforms within Ruin.
Plans are being developed to also host viewing parties of various popular series that include The Mandalorian, and some from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
GAMING BRANCHES AND OBJECTIVES
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.
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.
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 now welcomes you to The Shadowlands!
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:
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 in SWTOR provides a wide spectrum of player content.
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.
Start with nothing but your bare hands and forge the legacy of your clan, building anything from 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.
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!
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.
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.