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Hello, We have just launched our first Daft Hobbit squad server!!! Come join in on the Fun.... This server is also run by your favorite squad streamer Daft Hobbit! Come check our discord out https://discord.gg/8jKf7MK Rules of engagement - so we can keep a friendly place for everyone: - Be respectful to everyone and yourself; - Avoid any spamming, excessive usage of emoticons, typing everything in caps; - Don't send messages, links or files in unrelated sections; - Do not advertise other discord servers; - Do not advertise channels in unrelated discord sections without permission ( You are allowed to paste your channels in streaming section ); - Avoid any type of negativity, griefing, scamming etc. or report it to mods.
(We are hardcore casual, we don't train to compete. We train to dominate servers) So you want to be a Renegade? You think you're among the best and brightest squad has to offer? Just a few things you need to understand before you put in that pretty little resume. We're not your typical clan. Of the ones who request entry only 20% are accepted. If you are accepted you will undergo training to sharpen your reaction time, aim, and teamwork. Lonewolves, leave it at the door. The teams are all about teamwork. Three phases of training, 10 events 1 hour a piece, that can be completed in any order. Stealth, CQB, Field Ops are the three phases. All 10 events must be completed before you earn your tag. There is no timeline to complete this. However, you may not lead a Renegade Squad without the tags. Milsim is not in our DNA, we use military tactics only to the point of efficacy. Real world tactics rely on 4 of the 5 senses to work efficiently on the battlefield, in FPS you have two of those. Thus, if a tactic doesn't work, Its removed from our playbook. We aren't here to look pretty for videos or reenact blackhawk down. We're here to win. Which brings me to my next point, ranks don't exist in our group. Your peers respect are your rank. They don't like you, don't expect them to follow you. Each month members are given one red card they CAN use to eliminate a bad apple. 70% of the group must drop red cards in order to boot you. The Renegade with the most qualifications always has priority on Squad Lead, each weapon in squad has a Renegade Qualification course, this includes your mind in Tactics and Strategy. Your certs are your resume to lead. Not time based, buddy system ranks handed out like candy. Still interested? Hah, we'll see how long your motivation last. APPLICATION: ----------------------------------------------------------- Age: Steam Profile Link: Hours Played: Nationality: Mic?: ------------------------------------------------------------ STEAM GROUP: http://steamcommunity.com/groups/SquadRenegades/ Discord: Renegade Tactical: https://discord.gg/prtfU6f
-]sb[- Super Breed Looking to get a good team together. Looking for: 18+, Players who like to work together and communicate, Military Vets a plus but don't have to be ~ I am a 30yo Marine Corps OIF Vet/Combat Engineer here. Would like to get to the point of getting some scrims together or whatever if we can get a solid core. I don't want people who play it safe all the time, stick together with your guys and cover each others sixes no matter what moves they make. I like to push points and drop bodies. -Teamwork, Communication, Camaraderie, Mature Semper Fidelis -]sb[-WiLDMaN1371 WiLDMaN1371 on STEAM https://discord.gg/YsfDPv Send me a message or friend request and game and see what I'm about.
The Art of Warfare (TAW) is looking for new members to join our SQUAD Division. TAW is a very large group of gamers that has over 2500 members across more then 25 games. TAW has a strong and varied background in co-operative online gaming. We are a community of gamers from all over the world who compete together with the spirit of integrity, honor and fair play. If you are up to the challenge of taking part in a real online community of dedicated gamers that have bonded together with a common purpose of more organized fun and better gaming, all while kicking everyone else's rear-ends on the field, then this is the place for you. What TAW provides for you: -Dedicated stable TeamSpeak server -2 Squad servers (1 EU, 1 NA): brand new servers effective December 7th 2016 -Structured command staff that will do its utmost to help you -Family friendly environment -Weekly practices -Regular Scrimmages (participation in tournaments upcoming) -Promotions, rankings, awards and possibility of leadership roles within TAW What TAW requires of you: -You must be 15 years of age or older. -You must be interested in team-based play. -You must have a working microphone and Teamspeak. -You must be willing to commit to attending two trainings per week. Practices & Activity: -TAW holds SQUAD mandatory practices twice per week. In addition SQUAD Division members play the game daily -TAW places a strong emphasis on attendance and activity. Real life always comes first. TAW has an easy excusal system which allows for members to miss events due to real life. How do i Sign up / find out more? For more information: -visit our welcome wiki http://taw.net/wikis/welcome/welcome-home-page.aspx -email [email protected], post on this thread or send a private message. To sign up: Go to http://taw.net . Click Join TAW at the top right corner (create an account and select the SQUAD division when prompted). Remember to check your inbox (junk box included) for a response e-mail and any follow up emails.
Afternoon everyone! For those that do not know, Monday 05/25/15 is Memorial Day in the United States. For many this weekend marks the beginning of summer and is best remembered for the booze and barbeques. The real significance of this holiday is for all of us to reflect on those who have fought and died in all armed conflict when the country called. Most of all, i want to thank and reflect on those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their respective countries. Because i know there are a number of veterans on this forums, i also wanted to take a moment to thank each of you for your service and dedication to not only your respective country but also for the greater good of us all. Thank you dearly.
There is a growing epidemic in our dear community. One that I'm afraid is going to spiral out of control. I am talking about the attitudes that veteran players are directing towards new players. On reddit and in this forum you will find topics made by veteran players condemning new players for being squad leaders. Insisting that a time in game requirement be made to keep the newbs from picking such a vital class. I understand the argument, SL is a vital role and not an easy task. An inexperienced leader can quite easily lead to a loss where a more experienced one could have turned the tide. The problem isn't that new players are making squads and pulling people away from experienced SLs or not coordinating with other SLs. The problem is that so many veteran players are content to join these squads as well, grab a kit with an optic or GL and then focus on their own little goal of racking up as many kills as they can. They don't give the SL advice, they don't promote squad cohesion and they don't focus on objectives beyond their own singular scope. In short, they don't teach the new members of this community what Squad is all about. Now maybe I'm wrong but I find it EXTREMELY hypocritical for players to condemn others for being bad at a role or wasting a role while not stepping up to fill said role themselves. Yes, I know your argument, "But Polish, there are not enough experienced players to be SL all the time." BULLSHIT! While monitoring my server I honed in on a particular squad with a particular player that is a member of a particular clan that has a certain negative reputation around here. This squad had four members in it with over 100 hours in Squad. One of those guys had over 700! How many hours did the SL have? Eight point ****ing six! Were these vastly more experienced players teaching this new guy how to lead? NOPE, they were piggybacking off of him to grab the kits they wanted and go kill people, plain and simple. For the sake of this game and this community this behavior has got to stop! If you have over 1000 hours please squad lead! If you have over 500 hours please squad lead! If you have over 100 hours please squad lead! I know its a lot to expect you to lead round after round. Even I can't do it. But then be a model squad member when you aren't leading. Be the squad member that you want to have when you are a SL. Lead by example! Everyone always talks about having to join clan servers to find serious games and how the pug servers are shit. Well the reason is because the clanners jump from their servers and come to the community servers to **** off and wreck newbs. **** off on your own servers and we'll see how the quality of gameplay stays in there.
Im looking to join a clan or what ever group of gamers who are vets or other active military. Im an infantry jarhead and all of my buddies are console gamers, so im basically just looking to Squad up with some other grunts who I can locate, close with, & destroy the enemy by fire & maneuver, or repel enemy assaults by fire & close combat with