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Summer Bash 2019


Written by: L A V A
Art by: Last Friday Knight


Summer Bash 2019


Summer has arrived and we know what that means! It is time to PARTY! Traditionally, here in BWC we call that the Summer Bash, and we also call it an EPIC Operation.

This years Summer Bash will be conducted on the 24th and 31st of August. The first part (and kickoff of the event) will center on Community Games. Community Games are games which are not supported by
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Destiny 2 - Solstice of Heroes


Written by: L A V A
Art by: Byronius Monk


Destiny 2 - Solstice of Heroes


Calling all Guardians! Have you spoken to Eva Levante? Have you meditated at the Statute of Heroes? If not, it's time to get going as the Solstice of Heroes has begun and will be running until 27 August. The event, which honors Guardian Heroes of the past, is designed to allow players to earn new armor sets which they can transfer over to the Shadowkeep expansion due...
 

Division 2 - Expedition: DC Outskirts!


Written by: L A V A
Art by: Byronius Monk


Expedition: DC Outskirts


Listen up Agents! There is a new free game mode coming to the Division 2 called Expeditions! The general release will be July 30th for all players and July 23rd for holders of the Year One Pass. Expeditions will be a new game feature and in Episode 1 it will take us out of the city to the DC Outskirts. Each expedition will contain 3 new main missions; the completion of which opens...
 

PAO Wants You!

Written by: Chephen
Art by: Chephen

PAO WANTS YOU!


YES YOU!

Ever want to move up within the BWC and hold a meaningful billet? Love talking about your favorite games and the going-ons in BWC? Well then have we got the billets for you!

The Public Affairs Office (PAO) is looking for writers to help contribute to our front page articles and other ALCONs that you see throughout the forums and discord. The only requirements...
 

Division 2 Free to Play Weekend 13-16 June


Written by: L A V A
Art by: Chephen


Division 2 Free to Play Weekend
13-16 June

In a surprise offering during their presentation at E3, Massive Entertainment has announced a FREE to PLAY Weekend beginning this Thursday, 13 June through Sunday, 16 June. If you have been on the fence as to whether or not to purchase the Division 2, now is the time to give it a free trial. For those who enjoy the experience and want to continue their progression,
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This October 20 - 22, Join Twitch at Long Beach, CA in celebrating the stories, people, and games that make Twitch, Twitch. So pack your bags for the biggest streaming event of the year as the long wait is finally over and it’s time to get those TwitchCon tickets!

--->BUY YOUR TICKET HERE<---

From the most established streamers, to those brand new to the scene, to the viewers, chatters, & emote spammers, we’ve all had a hand in creating something special. TwitchCon is a celebration of those stories and a showcase for the creators who will write the next chapters. Join us for a glorious weekend-long journey through the personalities, games, and groups that make Twitch, Twitch. Whether you’re new to Twitch and want to improve your channel, trying to make the leap to Partnership, meet other streamers you admire, check out the latest games and hardware, or just watch some unique content with the rest of the community, TwitchCon has something for everyone.

TwitchCon Party: Dark Harbor

Saturday, October 21

In the spirit of the Halloween season, we’ll be taking over the nearby Queen Mary: Dark Harbor on Saturday night, 10/21 for an epic fright fest of a party. Everyone attending TwitchCon with a Saturday or three-day badge will have free admission to the party. There will be rides, games, entertainment, multiple scary mazes, cash bars, and concessions available to all. Make sure to bring your badge for entry, and leave the costumes at home as they aren’t permitted at Dark Harbor. Slide over to the official Dark Harbor site to check out videos and pictures from last year’s event and get a peek at what you’ll be in for.


Activities
When not attending the TwitchCon sessions and live shows, attendees can explore a variety of interactive, educational, and competitive showcases, or mix, mingle, and relax with the rest of the Twitch community.

Expo Floor
The show floor will be filled with exhibitors who have travelled from far and wide to give you a chance to check out the latest, greatest games and hardware. The expo floor is also home to the Twitch Stage where they’ll be showcasing gameplay, developer and celebrity interviews, and more.

Sessions
From the basics of streaming to dealing with the tax implications of monetizing your stream, TwitchCon sessions will cover a huge variety of topics relevant to the community, and plenty just for fun.

TwitchCon Talent Show
The best and brightest stars on Twitch will be showcasing their talents live on the Kappa Theater stage at the second ever TwitchCon Talent Show. Come cheer on your favorites!

Cosplay Contest
Submit your costumes for the chance to be flown out to TwitchCon to participate in the on-stage cosplay contest! Competition will be tough, which is why Twitch raised last year’s amount to a $70,000 prize pool for talented winners. Submissions open on July 5 at 1PM PT and remain open until September 5 at noon PT. For more on the cosplay contest, click HERE.

Stream Workshop
Just getting started as a streamer? Looking to improve your ‘cast? The Stream Workshop is here to help. Stop by for hands-on sessions and advice with the latest products, hardware, and software designed to help you create a professional Twitch channel.

Charity Plaza
Giving back is a big part of what makes the Twitch community special. In fact, the Twitch community has raised over $65 million for various charities over the years. Charity Plaza is where to learn how to get involved and maximize fundraising for a variety of worthy causes.

Indie District
Indie District is a special area of the expo floor that will remain dedicated to indie content for the entire show. Come discover something fun and unique to play with the best up-and-coming developers in the game.

Streamer Zone
Since many of the most popular Twitch streamers will attending TwitchCon 2017, we’ve set up state of the art stations to let them stream live from the show floor. Come watch the in person, or watch from home on their channels. The full schedule will be posted before the event begins.

Meet and Greets
Hundreds of your favorite Twitch streamers are coming together for TwitchCon. When they aren’t participating in sessions or streaming live from the Stream Zone, or walking the floor, you may find them at the meet and greet area for sessions throughout all three days of the show.

Arcade & Board Games
It’s a comfy throwback to the old-school era of gaming. We’ll have dozens of top board games in rotation (feel free to bring your own too!), arcade cabinets, and pinball machines all set to free-play.

Creative Corner
Showcase your stuff for thousands of TwitchCon attendees. We’re looking for a variety of art, so show everyone what you’ve got! For submissions and full requirements, click HERE.

Kappa Cabana
Guests 21 and older are welcome to grab a drink and treat yourself in the Kappa Cabana. Sip a cold one with friends and other fans in this refreshing sanctuary in the sea of awesomeness that is TwitchCon.

Check it all out at www.twitchcon.com



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MERLIN MAYHEM - 2v2 Star Citizen Squadron Battle Tournament
- Date(s): August 26
- Time: 16:00 - 20:00


Timeline

- Team Registration (2 things: forum post and Challonge! sign up) by 8/23 (2 pilots)
- Racing for REC operations start 8/7. (2,000 REC needed to rent a Merlin)
- Registration CLOSES on 8/24.
- Team check in (required) on Challonge! starts 14:00 on 8/26
- Tournament start 16:00

Sign Up

- Respond below with your team (name) and who is in your team.
- Ideally, we are hoping for 12+ teams. We can do it!
- Go to the tournament's Challonge! Bracket and register your team (do not register as individuals).
- Brackets will be randomized event.
- Click attend on the OpServ Tournament Event.


Rules

- Private Squadron Battle 2v2
- P-52 Merlins
- Map: Broken Moon (reduced cockpit glare)
- No Missiles
- Weapons customization allowed
- Double Elimination
- Winners bracket finalist has to be defeated twice by the losers bracket finalist
- Last ship standing (team wins round)
- No respawns during a round until a teams has been defeated.
- Best of 5 rounds to 'win' match and advance.
- Crashes/Errors/other Malfunctions - 1 reload per match.
- Squadron Battle games have 20 minute time limits. This should be enough time to complete 5 rounds. Utilize as many private games to complete 5 rounds aka 1 match.
- Teamspeak: Teams wait in lobby. Host and teams set up match in Ready Room or Group channel, use Group channels for combat, AAR together after match concludes.
- AARs for match: teams, round wins, other details, pilot feedback - submitted to Gyun via Teamspeak and/or PM by host/observer.
- SitReps encouraged


Awards


BWC Tournament Participation Ribbon
This ribbon is awarded to all participants in a BWC Tournament hosted by one of the Game or Division OIC’s.

Game: Black Widow Company

BWC Tournament Winner
This medal is awarded to the team or individual who wins a Tournament series, hosted by one of the Game or Division OIC’s.

Game: Black Widow Company
Help Needed

- Not a dog fighter type? Want to help the event be a success? We will need Tournament Observers/Match Hosts. Reply and "sign up" below.
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Racing for REC

- Do not own a P-52 Merlin? Do not worry! You easily can rent one for only 2,000 REC on the RSI Electronic Access store.
- Racing for REC (and other public options) operations will be offered in the weeks prior to the tournament. Check OpServ!
- Public racing matches are the easiest/fastest way to earn REC and practice your flying skills. Use (almost) any ship!

P-52 Merlin Loadout Options

- Fixed mount, Nose S2 -- Only Option: T19-Tigerstriek-P
- Fixed mount, Wings S1 -- Options: M3A Laser Cannons, Bulldog Repeaters, 9 Series Longswords, NN-13 Neutron Guns
- As a pilot, you have your choice of wing mounted options; however, recent testers have demonstrated a preference for the bulldogs or longswords. The M3As are the standard equipment.


One Team One Fight


Star Citizen is a supported game in our Conquest Division and offers all BWC members a great opportunity for quality gaming, team building and event participation. Featuring tactical variety, fun and engaging gameplay mixed with competitive elements, Star Citizen espouses the “One Team, One Fight” ethos that BWC centers itself upon perfectly. Learn more about the 2017 "One Team One Fight" (OTOF) Campaign HERE.


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