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    • vVv Bagzli

      Changes to the Application Process   08/03/2016

      Hello Everyone!   I'm creating this announcement to inform every vVv applicant that I have introduced a few short-term goals that we all will be working toward accomplishing over the next few weeks. One of these goals directly affects your application process.  If you would like to read the full post in detail, and maybe learn a little about me, follow this link. The TL;DR of why I'm addressing this announcement to you is to inform you that our application process will be undergoing a few dramatic changes that will affect your application. vVv Gaming wants to be as transparent as possible when it comes to what changes our Staff team makes and why. We will be changing the applications themselves as well as how they work. Our community wants and needs a larger say in who is accepted and who isn't. We also want to encourage community interaction as much as possible. With these changes, we are wanting to allow members the ability to give constructive criticism to applicants, provide the opportunity for applicants to interact with members and other applicants that they normally may not, and open a platform for discussion and the sharing of ideas. With the reimplementation of the Endorsement System, vVv Gaming is looking to give the power back to our Members and put the fate of the Applicant (and their application!) in their own hands. Applicants will need to receive 5 endorsements from current vVv Members (Staff endorsements work as well!) to earn their pre-interview. If an Applicant fails to receive a new endorsement every 3 weeks the application will be closed. Full details on how the Endorsement System works can be found through this link. Because we are introducing new application forms and a different way of how the application process works, we will be closing all currently open applications. Once the new application forms are posted, all applicants that had an application open during this time will be able to immediately reopen their applications. This means that those applicants do not need to wait 30 days as the new rule states, this will be a one-time exception due to circumstances under which these applications were closed. If you have any questions, please feel free to send me a private message. I apologize for the inconvenience that this will cause. Thank you for your patience and your enthusiasm for joining vVv Gaming!
    • vVv Bagzli

      We have moved to Discord   08/04/2016

      There has been a strong desire among the community to migrate to Discord for quite some time. As of today, our community will be using Discord and as a result, we will no longer be actively using our TeamSpeak Server.  The TeamSpeak server will temporarily stay active to help inform all of our move to Discord. Within the next couple of months, it will be shut down completely.  For a quick invite to our new Discord server, you can click here.  
      For a full detailed guide visit http://www.vVv-Gaming.com/Discord
    • vVv Bagzli

      vVv Gaming Presents: ADL Season 10!   08/12/2016

      TL;DR: Season 10 of the vVv Gaming LoL ADL begins Friday, August 19th @9pm EST/6pm PST! Discord Info              Just be on Discord at the check in time and have a level 30 with at least 16 champions to participate! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ vVv Gaming has had a long history in competitive e-sports; and, while the LCS may be a long way off for the organization, we can still participate in semi-competitive LoL activities as a community. The ADL has, and will continue to be, our main way to achieve this. However, let’s be honest, the ADL has had a rough time over the past few seasons. This comes from both participant enjoyment, as well as coordination and structuring of the event as a whole. While I do not plan on completely fixing the system from the start, I do believe that there are some short (and long) term changes that can make the experience better for everyone: ·         We are keeping participation points for this season, as well as the Elo ranking system used for previous seasons. ·         We will have people recruiting more in the game from the community, and attempt to bring more LoL community members to the discord that we feel would be good for the vVv community. ·         We will be implementing new rules for the drafting phase. Some of these rules will be introduced as the season progresses and are covered below. ·         Unfortunately, at this point in time, there is no information regarding a prize. If a viable prize method/opportunity comes about in the future, current season winners will be rewarded retroactively. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Rules and Details (Read if new):          Nights will consist of two matches per night. You must be able to attend both games (Don’t be that guy, play it out).          Be on Discord NO LATER than 8:55pm EST/5:55pm PST for Check In. This will be slowly changed to 8:45pm EST as the season progresses. We want the drafting phase this season to be as smooth as possible.  We want to give people time to announce their roles before hand.           Check in will happen in the ADL Check In Discord Channel BEFORE players move to the regular ADL channel, and at 9:00pm EST people will move to channels matching their Dynamic Queue rank. Missing the check-in deadline means that you will not be able to participate that night and will not receive a participation point.          During the Check In, participants will announce their top 3 preferred roles for a staff member to place in a spreadsheet (Discord does not allow for your descriptions to be changed, that I am aware of).          Have a level 30 account, at least 16 champions, and be ready to have some fun!          Additional Questions? Contact vVv Eternal or vVv Yui        The ADL will last for 10 weeks this season, there will then be a three-week break before the next season starts (Currently scheduled for Nov. 11, 2016).        Cheating or Smurfing in the ADL is not permitted. Anyone caught doing either of these this will be suspended from the ADL, no exceptions. Cheating will result in a permanent suspension, smurfing will result in a 5-week suspension.  New Drafting Process: So, in previous seasons of the ADL, the highest ranked players were given the priority in being team captains for any given night. While this was not a bad system, it did leave some players feeling left out over the course of the season. That being said: ·         Highest ranked players will no longer be automatically chosen as the team captain. ·         Team captains will be chosen by the number of participation points that a player has (you earn 1 point for each night you attend, REGARDLESS of whether or not you are picked). ·         No player can be captain more than once every 4 weeks (depending on overall participation). ·         The first weekend will have captains from an arbitrary division and lower. So here is my logic (bear with me). With some outlying cases, most of the team captains would pick from highest available skill in a role down, until all of the top players (and a few peoples friends) were picked. I don’t expect this to change at all; however, this allows for both new and lower skill level players and community members, as well as frequent participants, to always have a shot at playing. They also get the benefit of knowing (eventually) in advance that they will be captains. Additional Information: I would like to try and address the speed of the drafting process. For now, the primary way of doing this will be the check-in time; however, if another feasible method is suggested, any changes will be updated in this section. After the Games: ·         Players will join the winning team's discord channel, and all players will be given feedback if they desire it. ·         Players may also provide criticism and suggestions for the ADL. (We are still seeking to improve the event if the community desires it) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- More Darn Rules ·         Teams will still be matched by alphabetical order of Discord channel for the time being. ·         The winner of the first match will play the winner of the second (both matches are played out simultaneously), and the same goes for the losing teams. ·         The higher team alphabetically will be chosen to be on the blue side for the first game, and the lower team will get blue side when the second game is played. Leaving/AFK: If someone leaves a game for any reason and does not reconnect, they will be given a 2-night suspension from the ADL. The player may appeal the suspension with an ADL Staff member if there was a legitimate reason for the disconnect. However, all appeals must happen at least 24 hours before the next ADL event. You also may only appeal a disconnect once per season. Pausing: Players may pause the game for UP TO 10 minutes if a player on their team is having connection issues. PLAYERS MUST INFORM AN ADL STAFF MEMBER IF A GAME IS PAUSED. If the reason cannot be resolved in 10 minutes, the team whose player disconnected will concede the match. If the enemy team agrees, they may also use their 10-minute pause to give the other team more time. Teams only get two pauses per game. Replacement Players: Player replacement will be handled the same as in previous seasons. A player may be replaced by another player of the same rank or lower, provided both teams agree to the replacement. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ So that’s it folks.  Thank you for sticking through the whole announcement, we understand it is somewhat lengthy, however the information had to be provided.  You are now ready for the 10th season of the ADL! If you have any questions feel free to contact vVv Eternal     See you on Friday, August 19th at 8:55pm EST/6:00pm PST!     ADL Staff: vVv Eternal   To join the discussion click here!  
    • vVv Bagzli

      vVv Gaming Returns: Community Game Nights! (CGNs)   08/15/2016

      Rocket League Community Game Nights (CGN) with vVv Gaming are back starting on Monday, August 22nd!  These CGNs will allow teams and individual Rocketeers to continue to bring their A game and level up their gaming skills in two unique events each week! Whether the goal is to improve teamwork, find suitable opponents, or just acquire valuable feedback on how to improve one’s game-play, these events will help accomplish just that! Mondays will continue to be our draft night and due to your feedback, we will be returning to a format of random captains with the ability to opt out of being a captain. Wednesdays will continue to be a night for pre-made 3v3 teams. Supersonic Series Season 4 is happening and we will be announcing information on that and the start date at a later time.   Monday Night Draft
      When: 9PM  EST (6PM PST)  Check-in starts at 8:30PM EST and closes at 8:45PM EST
      Where: vVv Discord Server  (https://discord.gg/p44AjNf)  Discord Guide: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/discord Format: 3vs3 - Double Elimination Tournament. Best of three in the winner's bracket and best of one in the loser's bracket until the last two matches which return to best of three. Captains are chosen at random and each captain picks their team-mates. Registration: Visit http://vvv-gaming.com/RLRegister on the day of the tournament to register.  While signing up you will be able to volunteer to be a captain.  If there are more volunteer captains than the total number of tea`ms, the captains will be picked at random from the pool of volunteers.  If there are not enough volunteer captains, then the remaining number of captains needed will be chosen at random from the remainder of players.  Captains will take turns picking their teammates in a “snake-style” (A, B, C, C, B, A) draft until all teams have 3 players each. Participating with friends is encouraged, however, there is no guarantee that you will be on the same team. The captain’s name will be entered into the Challonge bracket and will be used to represent their team.  Voice channels will be created for each of the teams on our Discord server.
          Wednesday Night Teams (Games are counted towards Power Rankings!)
      When: 9:00 PM  EST (6:00 PM PST)  Check-in starts at 8:30 PM EST and closes at 8:45 PM EST
      Where: vVv Discord Server  (https://discord.gg/p44AjNf)  Discord Guide: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/discord Format: 3vs3 - Double Elimination Tournament. Best of three in the winner's bracket and best of one in the loser's bracket until the last two matches which return to best of three. Teams are pre-made by the players. Registration: Visit http://vvv-gaming.com/RLRegister on the day of the tournament to register.
        Participating as an individual: After filling out the signup form you will be in a free-agent pool available to fill up spot a team might need or you will be placed on a team with others who have signed up individually. Check-ins will be 15-30 minutes before the start time so we can get everyone organized. A team may contact you to play with them before the event starts.  We also encourage you to talk with any other free agents signed up to form a team!
        Participating as a team: After filling out the signup form above, your team is all set. All you need to do is show up in the discord server during the check-in time.  If you are seeking a third player for the evening, you can view the list of free agent players signed up at http://vvv-gaming.com/RLRegister and contact them to be part of your team for the evening. If you are unable to acquire a third team member on you own, then please show up on the Discord server at least 30 minutes prior to the event starting and we will assign you a third team member if one is available for the duration of the night.   Click here to join the discussion!
    • vVv Bagzli

      August Chopping List   08/20/2016

      As I have stated when I became the president, I will be removing all inactive members from vVv Gaming.  I have given everyone 3 weeks to reach out to me and get in touch with me.  Some have reached out and decided not to vVv members anymore, due to time constraints and other reason.s  Some reached out and promised they would take certain action to show they want to be members but it did not happen, and lastly, some have never reached out to me at all.  I really wish that things could be different, but as it stands the following people are being removed from vVv Gaming.  We wish them the best of luck with their future endeavours and hope to see them come back to us one day.   The following is a list of donor members who will be returned to Donor rank on the forum, but will no longer be vVv Members. vVv Brocco vVv Koala vVv Krewel vVv Rising Dawn   The following is a list of vVv Members being returned to normal forum rank. vVv Acai28 vVv AmpeD vVv Arkaine vVv Blazek vVv Buzz vVv Cherp vVv Cr0nus vVv Deadaim vVv Falcodile vVv Matchu vVv Oriklad vVv ShySluShy vVv SilverSpoon vVv Spike vVv TyTy vVv UkogMonkey vVv Zeeb

TachyonXL

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    Joshua Franklin Wiedeman
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    Magalia,CA
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    EGRorschach.248
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    Starcraft(series) ,Battlefield (series)
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    spagetti,goulash,leberwurst
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    The Illusionist
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    im not picky. usually something upbeat. usually rap and hip hop. but ill listen to anyhting :D
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    My interests vary but my passions are computer building/design. graphical design and STARCRAFT 2
  1. im going to be livestreaming my work for the intro im making for the halo team @ www.twitch.tv/tachyonxl please stop by and check it out, give me feedback etc. or just talk to me. gets a bit lonely love ~ tach
  2. wait... my friend today was talking about using... hand sanitizer... he was kidding but... oh my god... can you imagine that?? X.X
  3. actually you can. your born. your entire family follows it. bam. born into it =/ up until the point you have free thought and the ability to deeply think for yourself.
  4. umm. i was born catholic. i didnt read what anyones said so far so i am not baised by new information. allright. well god is a tough one for me. i believe in spirits, i believe that it is natrually possible for a existance such as ourselves to continue after death as a electromagnetic entity. as there are no physical rules against it. as the brain workes on really retarted wiring i believe it is fully possible for a said electromagneitc or even just a being of protons or such to periodically control a physical ( us) entity. thus posesssion. as we are natrually beings of light. this is the Bi- Photon particle emissions fact that nobody wants to know about. that we as humans actually emit a low frequency of light. pretty trippy but yeah its real .google it << uhh i believe the bible is bullshit. everyhting it states is EXACTLY want humans want in life. it sates our fear of death and promises everything we natrually want. thus i believe some ruler back in ye'olde days wrote it to control is peasants more. i can go into my theories much deeper here but meh. it is scientifically impossible to create matter from nothing. it violates the laws of equal exchange in every right. also heres my main reason although the above is solid if i go into depth. look how much death these "gods" have caused on our planet. if you remove gods from the mix we could work together easier and achieve a better level of living for humanity. i believe it is a time where many are realizing this and saying "lets drop the fairy stories and grow up" i despise the hate religion causes and i just dont care for it. and my dads Mormon and my moms catholic. i find my self slowly becoming hostile to the .... irrational thoughts and just general stupidity. they overlook reason and choose ignorance over anything else. it swells a deep anger in me that their... letting themselves be brainwashed. and i always LOVE using their bible against them in arguments. such as the while alcohol and gays topics. i always win overall. time to drop the fairy tales. if i die and i go to hell. well at least i was able to achieve more in life than any religious person could because my mind was free. long live the free minded.
  5. oh my god i just nearly shit myself laughing. ill go back on what ive heard earlier. i usually never need it :3
  6. im considering having the pack uploaded to a host and selling the packs. such as ... Basic - $1 includes windows 7 backgrounds basic icons for "my computer" and "recycle bin" basic sounds for startup shutdown error messages ect. and then .. possibly Advanced $5 -all wallpapers for (zerg terran toss) - windows 7 icons of all units for the specific packs race along with terran toss and zerg icons. - various sounds for startup and ect sound notifications. all unit quotes ect) along with custom music thanks to rhynodubstep o.O of course all yeh vVv guys are free :DD but others... :3 i need money hardcore.i need abt $200 to get some crutial parts for my computer. new modern PSU not my shitty 300watt new graphics card ect =/ what do y'all think?
  7. :3 i got a zerg theme already halfway done from a old project. guess i can resurrect it and start it back up :DD i need zerg coaching >.>
  8. ive been thinking of making a starcraft 2 / vVv windows 7 theme. if i recieve enough support from this id have custom vVv icons for major stuff such as my computer ect. along with the starcraft 2 thing. id probally do the sc2 theme per race. but i was just wondering if anyone would be interested such as when you start windows custom music plays so you get the sc2 theme or whatever you want this is merely a project and if i get enough support ill do it. im merely wondering what the community thinks of it Much love ~ Tach BASIC ZERG THEME. im going to be updating this in time. so far i got some oddball sounds. backgrounds' n shit. try it out. ill have better terran toss and zerg themes coming. THESE INSTALL THEMSELVES :DD Zerg
  9. uhh im buying the steeleries Sensai soon. and i usually never move my overall wrist when gaming. but for everyhting else i have 2 screens so i have to rub my hand around slightly. as for a doctor theres nothing a doc can do. its merely ergonomics. and if y'all say a wristpad is best ill go buy one. thanks for the helps guys. very much apprecieated. <3
  10. okay so i got a problem thats pretty derp. i play alot of starcraft. probally est 4-5 hours a day. let alone my design work. in all i spend about 8 hours working/gaming on my computer. my current problem is.... well my mouse wrist is getting some pretty hardcore chafing where my 1st join starts from the growth plates in my palm. (where the wrist starts into the hand) as i have a natrual tendency to angle my wrist off to the right away from me. its to the point the desk where the mouse is is ungodly smooth. its like glass kinda smooth. the friction resistance is pretty small. but the area is becoming hypersensitive, the skin shines in lift as a rug burn might, as with any friction burn. and the area about the size of a gold dollar turns pretty pink. naturally im a very toned guy. my bones are close to my skin in my hands as i have mechanics hands. =( no fat whatsoever) soo..... im at and impasse. i can see that the skin is soon going to give way to sores and wear away faster than it will grow within a month or 2. what are some ideas i can try out to stop this? i already have been wearing fingerless parkour gloves which help alot but their ... "clunky" for gaming. im considering a silk ribbon wrapped around my wrist. but its derpo. any ideas guys?
  11. eh the early game in gold league is dependent on IF you can hold off a mass ling / baneling flood. sending in banelings of your own slightly behind eachother help alot. usually in this early game stage its alot about your micro. as a attacker i usually build my banelings at my base (15-20) and send 10 zerglings with them. as their going across the map i split 5 banelings to rally around the natural hatchery to surround the drones and another 5 to the main in the same fashion while the remaining banelings are off any rally commands and my zerglings act as escorts to the rallied stuff. with the unrallied forces i usually decimate the opponents army as my banelings are usually kinda early. and then poof. my baneling micro is legit thanks to some training from EGmachine. so usually i take out 15-20 drones and at that point youve won. just gotta keep battering them and expanding behind it. :DD that OR if your feeling ballzy do the spanishiwa build. its insane. 12pool 15 expo 16queen (queen at natural asap) and then drone up to 44-50 when you hit 40 supply ALL drones take all 4 extractors and build a roach warren with like 5 -6 overlords. when all thats finished by perfect with your injects and go outmacro that boi i have like a 90% win rate wit hthat because im usually never killed by ling harassment. note you may want to build like 2-5 spine crawlers
  12. For everyone that has standing graphics requests with me. i apologise for taking so long. im going through a bit of a rough time with life and im slammed with some major offers that need to be deal with first. thank you for your support <3 ~josh

  13. after a tenuous 3 days of nonstop skyrim (lv11) Battlefield 3 (lv 9 ) and MW3 (level 23 in... 3 hours -.- ) i do believe im going to take a night and fill out some requests from the community :D

  14. herpaderpin check out my facebook page and like it! please support me as i design for the best gaming team in the world! vVv >:Dhttp://www.facebook.com/pages/Tachyonic-Designs/290708334305952