Republic Assembles, New Meeting Times Coming Soon

The Republic met on Sunday to discuss a wide array of topics, not the least of which was the actual meeting time itself.  With the advent of Football Season and the general activity of those of us who have grown up and can no longer game until the sun goes down, we have thus concluded that Sunday evenings aren’t so good for meetings.  In light of that fact, we are exploring new meeting times and if you have an opinion on the matter, please contact Demiwar.

We are also considering new opening a new RTS branch to keep folks entertained during lulls in game activity and since Strategy games are generally what folks like us enjoy, we have decided to explore a new branch/Province that will be headed by a Governor along with Two Prefects to help focus on scheduling games and spearheading the effort.

We also discussed the need for recruitment.  With Demiwar’s projects at work and Brando’s deployment along with Radison’s focus on the Brick and Mortar store, Military Gamer Supply, our short term recruiting divebombed and killed activity overall.  It was once again the perfect storm of our core members all being busy at once with several officers having work and family related issues that had us all missing each other for game times.

In order to mitigate that issue in the future, we are revamping our recruiting methods and with the new bots in place on the Discord, it should considerably reduce admin time so we can all focus on game time.  It also should be noted that we are seeking a lead recruiting officer to cheerlead our recruiting efforts and keep everyone motivated to bump threads and help mentor new members along.  Contact Demiwar if you are interested.

We’ll be meeting again this weekend, so stay tuned for a new time.  See you on Discord and in game!

Join us at:
http://Discord.SilverSunRepublic.com

Discord is Even Better – Forum, Calendar and Announcement Integration

Discord was already awesome, but now we have not one bot, but two!  Two bots, ah, ah, ahhhhh!  The bots will pull new posts in public areas and drop them in the Announcements channel, which also include Calendar event reminders and our current blog post notifications.  Now Discord is even more central to how we communicate and plot to take over the virtual world.

Each of the events from our Google Calendar will now automatically send you reminders when events are starting ending.  We can customize these reminders further to make sure everyone knows when and where to show up for various guild events.  The Google Calendar can even be integrated into your desktop PC or your mobile phone via your favorite calendar app.  Simply click on the link for an event in the channel and it will take you to the calendar where you can click on the + sign in the lower right hand corner to add it.

Staying connected with your fellow gaming family has never been easier.

We’re continually working to make communication a core tenet of how we do business in the Republic and these new upgrades to our Discord suite should make it heavenly putting information in your hands however you like to get your news.  You can now follow us on Facebook, Discord, the forums or via our newsletter to come and go as you please.

The Republic Marches to War!

Onward, dear citizens, to victory for the almighty Republic under the guiding light of our Radiant Lady, Requesta!

His Grace, the Doge beckons to all who would hear his voice and summons all able bodied citizens to take up arms in service to the Crowned Republic of the Silver Sun.  Take up the sword, bow, hammer, saw and scythe in victory as the Kingdom of Hyperion rises again from the ashes to claim its rightful place among the annals of history.

All are summoned to Discord (http://discord.silversunrepublic.com) to gather each Sunday at 6 PM CST / 7 PM EST to organize and prepare to march under the banner of the Silver Sun, blessed nation of the free peoples of our realm.  In this assembly you will find the soldiers of Requesta honing their talents and building their strength.


Furthermore, citizens are called upon to assist in spreading the word of our glorious Republic and may find more information by reading this article:

http://www.silversunrepublic.com/wp/2017/07/12/life-is-feudal-recruiting-helps-the-republic-grow/

The Republic’s strength is found in her people and you are the mortar upon which this mighty nation is built.  Go forth and let us declare victory as we come together in preparation for the upcoming campaign.

If you have not been with us for some time, there are several resources to help you learn about the ways we have made ourselves more efficient and better organized to give you more depth in exploring your life within the Republic.

SSR Wiki: http://codex.SilverSunRepublic.com

Social Progression in SSR: http://www.silversunrepublic.com/wp/2017/07/02/social-progression-in-the-republic-of-the-silver-sun/

SSR Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/SilverSunRepublic

SSR Facebook Group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1928568030751506

SSR Voice/Text Comms (Discord):
http://discord.silversunrepublic.com

Join the Republic in a Mobile Game: DomiNations

While we wait for things to heat up with Life is Feudal and to keep us all gaming together when our daily lives force us away from a PC friendly schedule, we have started grouping up on a mobile game that fits the playstyle of the Republic.  It won’t overwhelm your schedule and allows you to stay in touch with us while going about the rest of your offline life.  The game is called DomiNations and plays like a mash up between Age of Empires and Clash of Clans.

Players pick a civilization to carry through from the Stone Age all the way up to a more modern setting with the new Atomic Age recently being unlocked for play.  A Revolution system also allows players to swap out civilizations as they progress.

As usual, the game comes with an Alliance system and of course SSR already has your back with our own alliance, called “Silver Suns” that you can join once you’ve repaired the Alliance related building in the game.

For those concerned about “Pay to Win,” there is an element of that in the game.  There are “crowns” that serve as the premium gems that you’re used to by now in most games and you can complete offers to get more like installing another app and getting to a certain level, watching ads or accomplishing tasks in the game that will build up your coffers.  In regards to needing the crowns en masse, it will be many months, possibly even a year, plus before the group would even be in a position to worry about that.  You can also get premium items, boosters and units through items obtained in the game anyways.  Our main goal is to progress together and compete in “World Wars” that a solid alliance can participate in at any level to score added benefits.  The match making system is pretty decent and will pair us up against alliances within our medal and age progression range.

There will be a channel on our Discord for people to share info about the game, but the in-game chat is also useful within the Alliance.  Speaking of which, if you’re not on Discord and monitoring chat you’re definitely missing out on other news like Life is Feudal and other game nights we host together, so hop on at http://Discord.SilverSunRepublic.com

The Republic is all about building up a community, so we’re all about more than just one game and one style of play.  We’re open to suggestions on where you want to game.  Let us know if you’re interested in DomiNations by joining us on Discord to jumping right into the game and applying to the Alliance.  We want to game with you and this is one way we can make that happen!

Check out the game on the Google Play and iPhone app stores by searching for DomiNations.

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