Cead Mile Failte!
Happy Birthday, Gaiscioch! It's crazy when we look back and see 18 years of laughter, memories, and really tall cliffs. We've slain a lot of creatures together over the years. From dragons to players to unkillable NPCs, we've killed em all. We've celebrated over 302,000 victories across 5 chapters and dozens of adventures.
UPDATE: We're really sorry about having to send you 2 copies of this one, but a skeleton got into the hamster wheel and poor charlie couldn't properly run. The pumpkin fell over and hit the black cat which jumped and knocked the witch off her broom. Needless to say, things got a little spooky and our perfectly handcrafted newsletter looked like something a goblin threw up.
Gaiscioch Family News
In Loving Memory of Sandi
A Legend of our family has moved on. She's on her way to the pearly gates to secure us the best plot. She'll be cooking up some goblin stew for us for sure. Nona was member #5 of our community. She joined us in Dark Age of Camelot at a point when I was simply searching to start my community. She saw me through the darkest times of my life and encouraged me to keep pushing forward. She is the only member of our history to have a significant part in all 5 chapters. She never asked for power or promotions just put it all out there to help others and ensure they're having a good time. She found out that she had stage 4 cancer last year but that didn't stop her. She kept pushing forward, spending time with her friends and family and joining us on many adventures.
Nona really loved World of Warcraft. She tried to convince me to bring the family there for years, 15 to be exact. When World of Warcraft Classic launched I finally said ok let's give it a try and see what happens. Nona was overjoyed and even rolled an Alliance character for once. She joined us on several of our first community events and frequented the guild chat channel. As things progressed Nona faced her fate with bravery and a bit of humor. She wanted to make sure we all knew that she cherished her time with us and regretted nothing. She told me that she led a good life and was happy with the way it came to a close. I had never seen such bravery and contentment in such a dire situation before and it definitely made a mark on me.
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2019 Gaiscioch Virtual Conference
Join us for the 18th annual Gaiscioch Virtual Conference live on Twitch.tv and YouTube for a look inside our 18th year and what our outlook is for the future. Learn about where we've been, and where we're going. Check out upcoming games that we have our eye on for future adventures and chapters. There will also be an Ask Me Anything session toward the end of the broadcast in Discord. Be sure not to miss it!
Join us for the 9th Annual Gaiscioch #ForTheKids Livestream Event and Support the Children's Miracle Network
This Friday, November 1st, 2019 we will be kicking off our 3-day Livestream charity event benefiting the Children's Miracle Network. This year our goal is set at $5,000 and we've got a long way to go. As we raise more money for CMN we will be adding additional bonus prizes to the prize pile. Watch or Play to receive a 6-digit code that you will put into the ForTheKids Charity Event website. This code will enter you into the raffle and provide you with 1 grand prize raffle ticket which you can distribute to the prizes of your choosing.
Prizes Include a wide range of games donated by Gaiscioch Members and Game Developers. If you don't have a Gaiscioch Passport account yet head over to https://gsch.info/forthekids and sign up for access. If you'd like to donate to the event head over to https://gsch.info/extralife-donate.
Inside the Family
Gaiscioch Family Patreons:
Want to give a special shout-out to those members who are helping enable our community to do great things. Their financial support has allowed us to expand the tools at our disposal and maintain the community without burning a hole in my personal savings. While a still do pay a bit out of pocket their contributions have prevented me from having to work side gigs to keep us afloat and for that, I am eternally grateful. It's at a manageable level I am comfortable with. Without these Patreons, you'd be seeing a lot less of me. Thank you for keeping me in-game and focused on growing our community.
Gaiscioch Family Promotions:
I wanted to take a moment to say congratulations to a few members this month for accepting their next credo and stepping into a new role in our family.
The Gaiscioch Family Guardians are an advanced part of the Veteran Members group and serve as the front line of our family. They help newer members learn about the family, our website, and our belief system. They occasionally will need to help get conversations back on track, or report misdoing's to the family elders. They act as advisors, guidance providers, and overall protectors of the family name. By this time a member should be involved in the family for more than 6 months and has been an active attendee in family events. For those who prefer fellowship over leadership this is the last stop on the family tree. Members must prove their leadership ability to progress to the Leadership ranks through the accumulation of both Valor Points (Earned through leading events.) as well as earning Tokens of Valor from lower ranked members of the family.
Veteran Members (Curadh)
Veteran Members have proven their devotion to the family by participating in events and contributing to the family's success. They have been active more than 90 days and have continued to be contributing members to the family.
Official Members (Lorgaire)
Official Members have earned the rank of Lorgaire and have accepted the Mark of the Kindred credo. They have officially decided to become members of the family and start their journey to ascend the roles of the Gaiscioch Family.
Please Welcome Our Newest Members
Gaiscioch By The Numbers
The Hunt For
The Season of the Dragon saga concludes with Dragonhold, The Elder Scrolls Online’s latest DLC story zone. Defend the people of Southern Elsweyr, restore the mysterious Dragonguard order, and fight back against the Dragon menace. Your year-long adventure comes to its exciting finale here!
REFORGE THE DRAGONGUARD
Gather unlikely allies and help Sai Sahan reform the Dragonguard, an ancient order of Dragon hunters though lost to history.
EXPLORE A LOST PROVINCE
Restore order in a lawless region beset by Dragons, pirates, and slavers, and bring hope to the once-proud Khajiiti kingdom of Pellitine.
THE SEASON OF THE DRAGON
Put an end to Kaalgrontiid’s terrible schemes with bonus quests that bring the Season of the Dragon year-long adventure to its exciting conclusion.
CLAIM UNTOLD RICHES
Uncover powerful item sets and a massive host of collectibles buried deep within Pellitine’s ruins, including titles, furnishings, costumes, and more.
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Sharpen those axes! In November we're heading into RUNE II. I'll be looking for a few trusty companions to help me with a Sunday morning Livestream adventure. We'll be forming up at 11AM PT and set off on adventures through this Cooperative RPG set in the days after Valhalla. Be sure to take a look at the official website at https://gsch.info/play/rune and sign up for the adventure at https://gsch.info/g/rune
Kingdom Under Fire II is a video game set in a high fantasy setting developed by Blueside which merges real-time strategy, role-playing game and massively multiplayer online game genres - the game is to have a single player, and online multiplayer mode.
We are currently, polling interest in Kingdom Under Fire 2 to see how many people will be playing it. If you are planning to give it a try, be sure to join the Adventure at: https://gsch.info/g/kuf2. For more information Watch the Trailer or visit https://gsch.info/play/kuf2
For those of you playing Astellia, I have passed the torch to Jairone as I can't devote the time needed to successfully lead the adventure. He is our highest level and resident expert in Astellia and is very good at teaching people about the game. Join the adventure at https://gsch.info/g/aste
Keep your eyes on the House Spotlight as we will be featured as the Westweg Alliance. Both Gaiscioch and Tuatha are taking center stage. To go with the feature we have our own trailer! Be sure to check out our new trailer for a look at all the cool things we're up to.
Be sure to join us Monday Nights at 6PM PT for advice and coaching from Foghladha. Territory Wars takes place Tuesdays & Saturdays at 7:30PM PT and we form up 30 minutes early so we can move to where we need to be before it begins. If we can get more people interested we can resume scheduling skirmishes with GrimReapers and KnightsTemplar to give us some Territory Wars experience. The past couple weeks attendance has been quite small for Territory Wars even with a full 88 active person house and a 34 person house. If you are new and would like to try this Free-2-Play PvX Siege Warfare game be sure to request to join "Gaiscioch" for fastest inclusion. There is no waiting on Gaiscioch, while house Tuatha has a 34 person waitlist. Join the fun!
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Be sure to check out our latest issue featuring Trine 4, Guild Wars 2, Onward, World of Warcraft: Classic, GreedFall, Witchstone, and Lord of the Rings Online. You can check out the latest issue at: https://www.gaisciochmagazine.com/issue/19/
Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince Blends Fine Art & Gaming
By: Benjamin "Foghladha" Foley
Be sure to check out our latest stories and gaming news at: https://www.gaisciochmagazine.com/
Slan Go Foill!
(Goodbye for Now)