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  3. FCS 10XP-10H-14T[S+][Cluster][ORP] RAG - FCS 10XP-10H-14T[S+][Cluster][ORP] VAL - 1/28 ● Server wipe for lightning seed before Genesis launch ● Rates adjusted to 2x our normal for this seed 10XP-10H-14T ● Removed Flyers and Dino Storage Mods ● Disabled alliances ● Added Valguero map clustered with Ragnarok ● Adjusted rewards vault craft cost back to normal ● Lowered tribe limit to 6
  4. Black Desert Online Auto Fishing Guide Auto fishing in Black Desert Online is one of the more lucrative activities to do while AFK. To be able to auto fish you only need a fishing rod and access to water with fish. However, to maximize earnings while auto fishing requires some thought and character skills. To start fishing you only need to find a body of water, equip the fishing rod you have in your inventory and press space. Congrats you are now fishing. To auto fish, you now only need to leave the controls alone and the game will take care of the rest. What happens is that after a fish bites, a three-minute timer starts, after which you automatically reel in the fish and throw again. Auto Discarding Fish You do have a couple of choices to make while auto-fishing one of which is the grade of fish you want to keep. The fish grades are white, green, blue, yellow and orange, where the later grades are more valuable. To select which grade to keep you need to use the small box near the top of the screen labeled “Discard”. Click that box and select the grade of fish you wish to discard. For example, if you select green, your character will automatically discard all white and green fish it catches, only keeping blue, gold, and orange. When you start fishing you can only select to discard white fish, but as your fishing skill increases, you can begin to select higher grades of fish to discard. This ability is dependant on your fishing level as follows: At professional 1 you can discard white and green grade fish At artisan 1 you can discard white, green and blue grade fish At master 1 you can discard white, green, blue and yellow grade fish Now you might wonder why it would be a good idea to discard fish. Now, once you have gained access to good fishing rods with durability that allows you to reliably fish for 8 to 10 hours straight while AFK, you might want to start to concentrate on keeping only blue and yellow fish. This makes sure that you won’t fill your inventory with green fish, thus increasing the profits of each auto-fishing session. You should also always check the “Do not board other adventures’ ships” box if you are auto-fishing and your character is located in water. This will make sure your character won’t be hi-jacked from his fishing spot and dropped in the middle of the ocean (or just killed). The Fishing Rod For auto fishing, the most important thing is your fishing rod. In Black Desert Online there are a few different tiers of fishing rods. The first rod you will likely get is the Old Fishing Rod. That rod is surpassed by the Fishing Rod, followed by the Thick Fishing Rod, Steel Fishing Rod, Golden Fishing Rod, and finally the Artisan Fishing Rods which are generally considered best. Each fishing rod tier has a certain level requirement, varying durability, and different special effects. The old fishing rod you start with is no good when it comes to AFK fishing. What you want is a fishing rod with enough durability that you can fill your inventory with valuable fish and is repairable. The only fishing rods that fit that category are the artisan fishing rods. So, you should only use the basic fishing rods until you get enough silver for your first artisan rod. Artisan Fishing Rods The artisan fishing rods, named after ports in Black Desert Online, can usually be bought from the marketplace. What is most important about those rods is that they can be enhanced and repaired while the others are ruined once their durability runs out. Looking at the Epheria Fishing rod, you will see that its durability is increased by ten for each level of enhancement. There is also no skill required to use this rod, so this is the fishing rod you should strive to get as soon as possible, enhance to +3 or +4 and restore to full durability. Alternatively, we have the Balenos Fishing Rod. Its special effect is to reduce auto fishing times which is the time that passes from the point where the fish is hooked until your character reels it automatically in. This reduction starts at 10% and reaches 25% reduction at +10 enhancement, with each level of enhancement also giving an extra 5 to durability. If you have the means to enhance the Balenos rod to +6 or +7, restore it to full durability and have gotten decent fishing skills then it will eventually become a better rod for auto fishing, at the very least if you intend to auto-fish for a shorter duration or check on your character regularly. Your Fishing Skill and Rods The importance of the fishing skill when comparing the Balenos fishing rod to the Epheria rod lies in the fact that at higher fishing levels you have an increased chance of conserving the durability of your fishing rod. Meaning that at fishing level beginner 1 you would get at most 90 throws out of a +4 Epheria rod, while at master 1 you could get 130-140 throws. Now because of the fishing skill level effect, the usefulness of the Balenos rod increases exponentially as your fishing level increases, reaching a point where a decently enhanced rod could fill a sizable inventory in a reasonably short time. While at the same skill level, a +7 Epheria rod might fill your inventory long before losing its durability, making it less useful in comparison. Fishing in Calpheon while it is snowing, trying to get those crystal shards The bottom line is that if you are just starting to fish and purchased an Epherian fishing rod you should enhance it to a level where you are somewhat confident that your inventory will fill up before its durability runs out. If you go for the Balenos rod you should enhance it as much as you can to get the best time reduction and increased durability. Getting the Balenos to +10 is, however, no easy task and you should study enhancing guides before you start. As your fishing skill increases you will start getting better grade fish and at fishing level Artisan 1 you will gain access to the Mediah Fishing Rod. The unique ability of this rod is to increase the chance of catching rare fish. At that point, you need to consider if you wish to keep your previous rod or change it to a Mediah one. Now, remember that you can choose to discard low-grade fish. If you decide to do so the Mediah rod might in some occasions be the best auto-fishing rod as its increased ability to catch rare fish is a counterpoint to the “lost” durability when you catch low-rank fish with the Epheria or Balenos rod. However, you do not get any extra durability from enhancing the Mediah rod (or the Calpheon one) so this is something to consider. Personally, I only use the Epheria and Balenos rods for auto-fishing, even after getting to master fishing levels. Finally, there is a special item that reduces the durability loss of items by 50% called a brand spell stone. The brand spell stone can be acquired through events so that’s something to keep an eye out for or purchased in the Pearl store. It’s not expensive and if you do a lot of AFK fishing then it is certainly worth it. Just remember that you cannot remove a brand stone from a rod without destroying the stone, so just use it on rods you intend to keep. Auto Fishing Bonuses from Pets There are three types of pets that can reduce your auto-fishing time. There are two event pets, the penguin and polar bear, and another regular pearl store pet, the Marmot. At tier 1 these pets reduce your auto-fishing time by 10% (+1%/level) up to a max of 20%. Tier 4 pets give a 30% reduction at level 10. To get that bonus you need to have your pet active and fed, but at the moment you can only have a single auto-fishing pet out at any time. Penguins and polar bears are sometimes given as event rewards so if you are doing auto fishing keep your eyes peeled for the next of these attendance awards. These pets can reach tier 4 like all other pets, however, you can only combine penguins and polar bears together, as they are event pets. The marmot is a premium pet and can be combined with other premium pets as usual. Having an auto-fishing pet and a Balenos rod makes for a powerful combo. The auto fishing time reductions add together so having a +10 Balenos with a max level tier 4 penguin will give a total reduction of 55%. Meaning that the usual 3-minute timer becomes only 81 seconds or one minute 21 seconds, resulting in way faster fishing. Inventory Size, Trade Profit and How to Sell your Fish While the fishing rod is the most crucial piece it is not the only thing you need to consider. Your inventory is also pretty significant. A larger inventory means that you can spend a greater time auto fishing before you need to sell your fish to make space for more. The size of your inventory, therefore, has a bearing on which fishing rod is better for you to use. Also, you must consider that the value of fish starts to reduce after 2 hours and 40 minutes and will steadily decrease as time goes by until they become ruined after 24 hours. This, however, does not seem to matter if you sell your blue and golden fish to the imperial fishing traders, meaning that blue and golden fish can be 23 hours and 59 minutes old and still retain their full value if sold to an imperial fishing trader. On top of that, the imperial fishing traders give you a 250% price for your fish. However, you do not get the distance bonus even if it’s shown with the trader like in the image below. You can read more about how to sell fish here. Since the main profit from fishing is from those blue and golden fish as well as the ancient crystal shards, larger inventory size = more money in the long run. To increase your inventory slots you can complete special quests as well as purchasing slot expansions with loyalty points or pearls. Despite the distance bonus being shown to work, you will only get the lower value in silver for the fish. So an Arowana will get you 24.480 silver and not 28.513. Fishing Location The location where you auto fish is somewhat less important than active fishing. I would, however, recommend fishing more near the end game locations, so Calpheon docks, Mediah and Valencia would be preferred in my opinion. But for some reason, the most popular place to fish is at the river in Heidel. I should also mention that at Altinova and presumably Valencia you do not get any trash while fishing and if you auto fish at sea you have a higher chance of getting blue and yellow tiered fish at the cost of fewer relics found. There is also a hotspot on the beach near Velia, but I prefer to fish elsewhere as that spot is always crowded. What is most important about fishing locations is wither they have abundant resources or if they are being overused and the resource level has dropped. As the time between each catch increases when the resource level drops this is important for both regular fishing and auto-fishing. Fishing Clothes and Fishing Rank Your fishing rank reduces the time needed to hook a fish so a high fishing rank is very important for fishing in general. A fishing rank of level 5 also gives a 5% reduction in auto-fishing time. You can see your fishing rank in your “My Information” screen under “Basic – Battle Stats” for some reason. There are fishing clothes and outfits that affect your fishing rank. The silver embroidered fisher’s clothes increase your fishing rank, movement speed, and fishing experience depending on the level of enhancement, so you should try to get hold of the best possible fishing clothes for your auto fishing activities. How to increase your fishing rank is discussed in detail in my general fishing guide. But the simplest way is to get +2 Silver Embroidered Fisher’s Clothes and join a guild with a +3 bonus to fishing rank. Foods That Affect Auto-Fishing Finally, there are a few food items that affect your auto-fishing time. The best one is the Arehaza Meal which gives a 5% reduction to auto-fishing times and lasts for 90 minutes. However, as there is no way to auto-eat food the usefulness of it is limited. Summary In my opinion, the best fishing rods are the Epehria and Balenos rods. Try to enhance them as high as you can. You can get at most a total of 65% reduction to the three-minute auto fishing timer by using a +10 Balenos rod, a max level tier 4 fishing pet, having fishing rank at level 5 and using the Arehaza meal. The pets that give a reduced auto-fishing time are the penguin, polar bear, and marmot. Get a +2 Silver Embroidered Fisher’s Clothes and join a guild with a +3 bonus to fishing rank. An abundant fishing spot is the best place to catch fish, try to find one in a safe zone.
  5. We are making a pack we for our server with Advent of Ascension as the main mod. We will be adding mods that make sense for QoL and fun that pairs will with AoA. So far we have added FTBU - for land claim protection JEI - for recipes Journey Map - for a map and way point system Inventory Tweaks - for QoL Inventory ReAuth - so you don't have to restart client to login again Get the pack from Technic Launcher: http://api.technicpack.net/modpack/swg-aoa
  6. Corepunk is a top-down MMORPG with fog-of-war in a seamless open world. Set in the persistent fictional universe of Corepunk, it's inhabited by four main unique cultures. Thanks to the top-down camera and fog-of-war, you'll want to discover every last nook and cranny. Find a chest filled with loot, a rare monster, a wandering merchant with special items, or even a new event - the possibilities are endless. In PvP, the top-down view and fog-of-war give rise to new tactics and strategies: ambushing, rushing from out of nowhere, luring foes into a gang hidden in the shadows. By controlling the distance between you and your enemy, keeping an eye on your abilities' cooldowns, and knowing each character's strengths and weaknesses, you'll even be able to conquer enemies apparently stronger than you. Victories against other players are rewarded through the Honor Points system. A karma system prevents weaker players from being steamrolled. Corepunk also offers everything you'd expect from an MMORPG: crafting and mining professions, arenas and battlegrounds, guilds, farms, pack deliveries, quests, randomly generated dungeons, raids and profound lore. This eclectic game rolls all of your favorite settings and themes into one: cyberpunk and steampunk, dark fantasy, and science fiction. Kill monsters, defeat champions, discover a new world, build new relationships. Create your own story. Corepunk welcomes you, Adventurer! Source: https://corepunk.com/en/news/article/11
  7. COD:MW is on sale on Blizz, XBOX and PS4! PC: https://us.shop.battle.net/en-us/product/call-of-duty-modern-warfare XBOX: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/call-of-duty-modern-warfare-digital-standard-edition/9nvqbq3f6w9w?rtc=1&activetab=pivot:overviewtab PS4: https://store.playstation.com/en-us/product/UP0002-CUSA08829_00-CODMWTHEGAME0001 This IS a cross platform game guys! One we can all play together no matter what platform we are on!
  8. Server Name: SWGaming |A18|PvP|300% XP|200% LOOT IP: Map: Custom map! Silent Warriors Valley 10K Map Made with Nitorgen and Compo Pack Rates.... 300% XP 200% loot Warrior difficulty 90 min days 7 day loot respawn 14 days offline to loose landclaim Landclaims are invulnerable when offline
  9. Beginning November 19 An urgent message from Almorra Soulkeeper summons you deeper into the Far Shiverpeaks, where you and your allies must stand together against the storm. But the howling wind can make any light flicker, and the cold eats at every heart. In this desolation, the voice that rings truest is the one inside you. New Map: Bjora Marches A lonely land swept by blizzards and infested with creeping terrors. Jora’s Keep may be the only refuge from the storm—if it can stand. New Masteries: Raven Attunement Bond with swift and clever Raven, a Spirit of the Wild, and use his blessing to open locks, pass through gates, and shield yourself with his light. New Masteries: Essence Manipulation Learn to collect the essences of resilience, valor, and vigilance, then target enemies’ weaknesses and hit them where it hurts. Weekly Rotating Strike Missions Test your strength in three strike mission encounters against legendary Fallen, Aberrant, and Svanir abominations. Upgradeable Ancient Boreal Weapons Restore this tarnished and timeworn armory to its former glory. Screenshots
  10. 1st encounter (overload rounds, void shields, all ranges at play) kinetic: sniper, pulse rifle, scout rifle energy: void auto rifle or smg -or- kinetic: auto rifle, smg energy: void fusion rifle heavy: grenade, machine gun, sniper, linear fusion 2nd encounter (anti-barrier rounds, void shields, short-mid range) Same as above, switch overload -> anti-barrier 3rd encounter (void shields, short-mid range) Changes from previous: Sniper rifle for boss dps, will make it easier on you Grenade Launcher is also acceptable 4th encounter (void shields, all ranges) Same as previous: Add clearing weapon - auto rifle, smg, machine gun Priority target killer - grenade launcher, sniper, fusion rifle Boss dps - sniper rifle, grenade launcher
  11. FCS Discord is where our support ticket system is for the ARK servers. https://discord.gg/DVsTku2
  12. -DISCLAIMER- The rules are subject to change as needed, we will do our best to ensure that changes are communicated to the community but it is up to the player to make sure they have read and abide by the rules. Not knowing them is not an excuse. Failure to abide by the rules can result in the removal of your structures, creatures, items or banning of your account from the servers. Admins reserve the right to immediately suspend player accounts as they deem fit. Action taken is at the sole and absolute discretion of the Admins. Players may not be given a warning first before action is taken. -HACKING/EXPLOITING- FCS has a ZERO tollerance for hacking/Exploiting on our servers. Under no circumstances should you allow hackers/exploiters to join your tribe, alliance, or team up alongside you within the game. It is your responsibility to remove them or yourself from the tribe or possibly suffer the same fate as they will. Report suspected hackers/exploiters via our ticket system. -GRIEFING- Griefing is a very subjective topic, and so will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis. While this is a PvP Server there are behaviors that can hurt the server and it’s population and will result in your removal from the server, some but not all of them are listed below. Insiding: All tribe structures, items and creatures belong to the tribe owner. Intentionally blocking the world spawn points with structures, turrets or aggressive creatures ”Hot swapping” or removing and readding the same player to mask your attacks or circumvent rules Attempting to circumvent the tribe member limit. Changing Tribe names prior to, or after raiding in order to hide. Tribe names must remain consistent across the cluster. Excessive attacks against smaller/new tribes/players that lead to a negative impact on the servers Building around another tribes base for the sole purpose of preventing another tribe from expanding, will not be tolerated -BUILDING RESTRICTIONS- All taming structures and/or pens MUST be unlocked for public use, or destroyed after use. (If repeat violations are found other actions may be taken by Admin) Do not block artifacts or cave drops. Bases built in caves must allow safe access to these items. Do not block access to the obelisks terminal, boss terminals or any of the surface entrances on Aberration with structures, turrets or unattended aggressive creatures. Structure spamming is not allowed unless within the vicinity of your own base for defensive purposes. (Sound judgement should be used in this case as too excessive will be fixed by Admin intervention) No building in crouch caves and pearl caves (Your structures/tames will be removed by an admin and not returned) -CODE OF CONDUCT- If a staff member asks you to discontinue a certain behavior, please stop. Otherwise you will be subjected to punishment, or removed from Servers/Discord. Hackusations/Accusations are to be reported to the staff via a support ticket, they are not allowed to be broadcast publicly, in either game or discord. This includes accusations against the admins, and or staff Do not use language which is unlawful, harmful, abusive, harassing, defamatory, hateful, sexually explicit, or racially, ethnically or otherwise extensively offensive in our Discord or servers Do not post personal information about yourself or others Do not spam in the server chat or Discord Do not promote other ARK servers in our servers or Discord Respect our staff, they are unpaid members of the community who put their own time into the game to help others. Disrespect will not be tolerated when dealing with them on an official matter. Do not discuss or participate in scamming, hacking or exploits in our servers or Discord. Player/Discord/Tribe names may not contain vulgar, defamatory, obscene, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise offensive words Do not impersonate any staff member for any reason on Discord or in-game Follow all of WildCards CoC as well https://survivetheark.com/index.php?/code-of-conduct/ -SUPPORT TICKETS- Support tickets should only be opened for the following reasons... Tribe leader transfer due to an error or missing tribe owner A player or tribe is suspected of being in violation of any of the rules Raid CD requests after sustaining sufficient damage due to a raid (determined by staff on a case by case basis) Support tickets should not be opened for... Lost creatures or items. Players or any creatures caught under the mesh. Lost structures due to Auto-Decay or PvP. General Questions. (We have a #ark-chat discord channel) Technical Support. (See line above) Server crashes. -RAID CD- Raid CDs are to help tribes and players to recover after experiencing excessive amounts of structure damage due to a raid and are granted on a case by case basis, there are pre-reqs and some of them are listed below... A support ticket must be opened within 24hrs of the raid with the map, location, tribe-log, and pictures of the damage. A base has to be damaged to inoperative levels due to PvP. If you have multiple bases around the map you may not be considered for a raid CD (Raid CD is to get back on your feet after your base is raided not to protect your multiple structures around the map) Tribes under raid CD are not allowed to raid or destroy any other tribes structures across all maps, but any other forms of PvP are acceptable Combat logging during a raid for any reason can result in loosing/lowering your raid CD timer. Breaking the rules of the raid CD will get your CD removed early as well as possible other administrative actions. -TAME ARMOR- In the interest of fair PvP we do not allow "tank" dinos. As in no fully encasing tames in walls/foundations/ect. The front and rear of the tame needs to be fully open to attack.
  13. Server information for current Fight Club Servers FCS 5XP-5H-7T[S+][Cluster][ORP] Rag - FCS 5XP-5H-7T[S+][Cluster][ORP] VAL - Ragnarok steam://connect/ Valguero steam://connect/ Donate: http://shopdfc.tebex.io/ Mods: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1291908399 Vote: https://ark-servers.net/group/562/ https://www.trackyserver.com/ark-server/1&s= https://toparkservers.com/1/search/?title=&ip= https://arkservers.net/1/name/asc/?term= Website: https://ark.swgaming.com Stats: http://fcs.swgaming.com/ RATES Players in tribe - 6 Supply crate loot quality - 1.2 XP - 10 Water/food drain - 0.5 Player weight - 3 Player fortitude - 2 Player Stam - 2 Dinos per tribe - 400 Saddle structure cost - 5 Flying stam recovery - true Tame weight - 5 Mating interval - 0.5 Egg hatch - 30 Baby Mature - 30 Allow anyone imprint - true Cuddle interval - 0.25 Taming speed - 14 Harvest - 10 Corpse decomp - 2 Disable structure collision - true Structure resist - 0.8 Structure damage - 1.5 Force structure locking - true Passive defenses dmg riderless - true Max tribe logs - 300 (100 default) ORP Enabled
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    Northgard's free update is out!
  15. Next lineup in the PVZ franchise, if you liked Garden Warfare this is pretty much GW3, new characters added, new areas, quests, collections, ect. Lots of fun and if you have Origin Premier you get to play free! https://www.ea.com/games/plants-vs-zombies/plants-vs-zombies-battle-for-neighborville/about
  16. We now have a RL Craft server up! https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/modpacks/rlcraft IP: ~Permissions! Can now use /tpa, /home, /sethome, ect. ~New protection system! Now using GriefPrevention So put down a chest and then use golden shovel to expand your claim. ~Economy system As you play you gain SWCoins which are used to buy more claim land blocks via /buylandclaimblocks <#> Use /balance to see the amount of coins you have, each block is 1 coin. (there will be/are other ways to get coins as well) ~ClearMobs added Currently set to every 15 mins it will clear mobs from the server to ensure we are not being overpopulated and bringing down server performance. Vote: https://minecraft-mp.com/server-s236172 https://topminecraftservers.org/server/9316 https://minecraftlist.org/vote/14254 https://minecraftservers.org/server/566468 Donate: http://shopdfcmc.tebex.io/ This is a very challenging server to play on! YOU WILL DIE!
  17. Magesw

    Destiny 2

    Since Destiny 2 is now on Steam who is going to play it again or try it now that it's F2P? Our Clan has moved over from when it was on Blizzard and there are a few playing it again already. If interested let me know I can get you into the clan. https://www.bungie.net/en/ClanV2?groupid=2597931 https://www.swgaming.com/forums/index.php?/clubs/5-destiny-2/
  18. Magesw


    Terraria is a fun little side scroll survival game.
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  20. If it became a reality my guess would be it will look like the FF14 market or Steam Trading cards. Everyone undercuts the fuck out of each other so they can sell the old games until finally you can basically buy anything you want for pennies.
  21. I am interested in seeing how it goes though. I have a few games I would sell. lol
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