Week of 2nd October 2018
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!
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! Additional information on scheduled events can be found on the RUIN community forums.
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.
World of Warcraft Classic
Blizzard announced today that World of Warcraft Classic will be set in patch 1.12: Drums of War. In a developer update, Blizzard said it chose patch 1.12 “because it represents the most complete version of the classic experience.” – Polygon
Ruin will host a Horde and Alliance Classic Community!
Bring your friends and family of the same faction together cross-realm through our new World of Warcraft Communities feature:
Ion Hazzikostas has announced Tides of Vengeance, the next content patch for Battle for Azeroth. This Content Patch includes Dwarf and Blood Elf Heritage Armor, the Darkshore Warfront, the Siege of Zuldazar raid, the Crucible of Storms raid, many system improvements and more! – wowhead
The War Campaign will continue and will affect the enemy faction more.
Incursions – which are similar to Legion Invasions. The opposite faction is directly attacking your zones. You can use incursions to level your alts.
RUIN continues to grow!
2018 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.
Blizzcon Nov 2, 2018 – Nov 3, 2018
Guild Meeting Schedule
Gaming and Community Updates. A well informed guild is a critical community objective.
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 10,000 active members with 5,000 registered on Discord, a need to facilitate and organize common procedure, training protocol and general information for use in multiple gaming platforms has arisen.
Achieving the core mission of providing the best gaming and online community experience possible requires strong communication infrastructure and feedback mechanism to ensure a continual process of improvement.
Additional Officers and technical specialists are required
Extensive use of modern social media and integrated peer reviewed and edited rules, expectations and guidelines for all members is a critical goal for RUIN in 2018.
The peace promised with the defeat of the Burning Legion has been irrevocably shattered. Azeroth is deeply wounded and in need of aid even as both the Horde and Alliance vie for the Azerite seeping up to the surface. It is a new age of an old war. Where will you take your stand? – Blizzard
Warfronts represent large-scale war on the homefront as members of each faction fight for control of a location critical to the war effort between the Horde and Alliance.
Anchored in the real-time strategy (RTS) origins of Warcraft, you play the role of a lieutenant leading the charge on the ground of a massive battle. Together with 19 fellow allied players, you will create an outpost, secure resources, set up supply lines, and train troops to help push forward and assault an enemy stronghold. Unlike Warcraft III, you’ll be fighting in this conflict firsthand rather than commanding from a top-down perspective—putting you on the front lines of a large-scale, 20-player PvE experience.
Normal and Heroic difficulties are now available for Uldir, Battle for Azeroth’s first raid!
Millenia ago, seeking to understand the nature of their eternal foe, the titans constructed this sprawling underground facility to research and quarantine captured specimens. They hoped that by studying the void energy that bound the Old Gods, probing it for weaknesses and reactions, they could find some way to neutralize it. They were horribly, horribly wrong. The facility was sealed away so that the horrors within would never be unleashed upon Azeroth. But now those seals have broken. . . .
WAR MODE, PVP TALENTS, AND MORE
War Mode tears down boundaries and server rule-set distinctions, allowing players on any realm to decide when they want to jump into a world PvP experience full of like-minded players in the ongoing battle between Horde and Alliance.
Blizzard Explains the Entire History of World of Warcraft
Blizzard’s Ion Hazzikostas, Patrick Magruder and Jimmy Lo tell the entire history of World of Warcraft. From the game’s launch date, until it’s newest expansion (Battle for Azeroth), Blizzard chronicles every aspect of the legendary MMO’s journey. – Wired
Face the beasts of Hircine in Wolfhunter, The Elder Scrolls Online’s latest DLC game pack, as you venture into two all-new, four-player dungeons. Contend with fang and claw as you fight to liberate the stronghold of Moon Hunter Keep or join the Great Hunt in March of Sacrifices.
With Game Update 5.10 – Jedi under Siege, the next phase of the SWTOR storyline will kick off with a bang on the ancient Jedi world. Ravaged by a cataclysm centuries in the past, this beloved planet has been part of Old Republic stories since the original Tales of the Jedi comics, and we’re really excited to bring it to life for our players as a new Daily Area with separate Republic and Imperial storylines.
With this ancient world, we will see the return of several fan-favorite characters as well as the introduction of some exciting new characters including a powerful Jedi veteran (not Revan) who will join Republic players on their mission to protect a hidden Jedi base and a deadly commando who will aid Imperial players in their mission to destroy it. Over the coming months, we’ll bring you more details about the planet and offer more insight about the conflict.
Enrich your Conan Exiles experience with all new content from the eastern lands of Khitai!
Build great palaces or mighty castles with a whole new set of Khitan building pieces that make your constructions look vastly different to anything seen in Conan Exiles. Get ready for battle in three new armors and one new weapon set. Decorate your home with many new placeables, such as cauldrons, carpets, tables and braziers and customize your look with new warpaints.
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 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.
Additional multimedia original creative content for the community. A focus on video editing, unique livestreams and podcasts for 2018 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!
As part of our Community Events circuit Ruin hosted a Disneyland and California Adventure Holiday 2018 tour. A special focus on gathering information on and preparing for the opening of Galaxy’s Edge: the largest ever expansion to Disneyland.
Upcoming Games Resources:
The following games are currently our core focus for 2018:
Expansions and New Games
Information and updates from all major games, movies and technologies relevant to the greater Ruin Nation community.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Three unique Battlegrounds are coming with The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind‘s launch on June 6. To help you prepare for the conflicts to come, we are featuring ESO: Morrowind‘s Battlegrounds all month. The third and final map to be covered? The mysterious decayed shrine of Ularra, also known to The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind players as Ularradallaku.
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.
Knights Of The Eternal Throne: ‘Starting Your Saga’ Video Guide
Whether you’re creating a character for the very first time, or returning to an existing and beloved character, this brief overview will show you how to begin your epic adventure! Tag along as we explore the basics of Character Creation, learn how to jump straight into the Knights of the Eternal Throne saga with a Boosted Level 65 Character, introduce new features arriving with the expansion, and much more! Get ready to start your new saga with style – you’ll be prepared for whatever Empress Vaylin throws at you!
Command Authority Launch Trailer
The last and largest of the dangerous droid superweapons of Iokath has been unleashed! With no one remaining to reign in its terrifying power, Izax the Destroyer, is set to annihilate everything in its path – starting with your Alliance
There is only one way to stop Izax: gather your most powerful allies in a team of eight or sixteen fighters to take on this heroic challenge; defeat Izax’s superweapon “family” including Scyva, Mother of Sorrows; and then use every combat technique and battle resource at your command to overcome the final challenge as you face Izax himself!
The battle for control of the galaxy still rages and your guild or group can make its own bid for supremacy in the newly-expanded Conquest system! New objectives, improved rewards, and many other improvements have been made to ensure you and your guild emerge victorious.
Your challenge is strengthened by the enthusiastic return of cherished companions: Imperial Agents prepared to reunite with Vector Hyllus, Sith Inquisitors rejoin Ashara Zavros. Additionally, for those who sought to redeem Arcann, the former tyrannical ruler of the Eternal Empire, you will have the chance to take your relationship to a more romantic level… if you choose. The choice is yours as you take command in this latest game update, ‘Command Authority’. – Bioware
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
FINAL FANTASY XIV Patch 4.25
The patch notes for Patch 4.25 have arrived. Read on to prepare for the Forbidden Land, Eureka Anemos, as well as Even Further Hildibrand Adventures. We also have details on various additions and refinements, including new items and balance changes.
Patch 4.25 contains content that can only be accessed by registering the expansion packs for FINAL FANTASY XIV to your service account. To distinguish between adjustments that are and are not affected by the registration of these expansions, the following notations will be used throughout the patch notes: FINAL FANTASY XIV Patch 4.25
Highlights: Eureka Anemos – Explore a new forbidden land, earn new Relic Armour and Weapons!
PVP – Player versus Player
The PVP Department of RUIN develops PVP doctrine; establishes standards; and builds the future fighting force of RUIN.
The PVP Department schedules relevant PVP events.
PVE – Player versus Environment
The PVE Department of RUIN plans, schedules and progresses through group Player versus Environment content.
The PVE Department establishes transparent and impartial systems for the distribution of rewards to team members.
Human Resources recruits, trains, and educates members of RUIN. develops leaders and fosters technical skills and mastery of all relevant content and related technologies.
HR Conflict Resolution, Mediation and Investigation
HR Conflict Resolution conducts sensitive or special interest investigations as directed by the HR Directorate; provides investigative support to all RUIN branches and elements; maintains overall responsibility for RUIN investigations and enforcement of all relevant codes of conduct, license agreements and general community requirements.
HR conducts and controls all RUIN investigations of serious infractions and crimes. Upon request, or as necessary for effective law enforcement.
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.
Warrant Officers must demonstrate literacy and exceptional understanding of relevant technologies.
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.