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    So, what's going on so far this year for the AJSA? Take a looksee to find out!

    By DamionRayne, in Articles,


    In case you haven't seen it already, we've now got Several new game servers up and running! Here's the list as it stands,

    Insurgency
    7 Days to Die
    CS: GO
    TF2
    ArmA 3 (Wasteland)
    Space Engineers
    Chivalry Medieval Warfare



    Interested in seeing more? We have plenty of slots to open up new servers, so let us know what you want! As a note, this new clan package runs us about 450 a month to keep up. So if you're interested in helping us keep the lights on and provide you with great servers to play on, then please, donate or join the Support Club. We're also always open to feedback regarding the Support Club and we are trying to find the best value for our Support Club members moving forward in 2015.

    Moving forward in news and announcements, and I'm just going to toss everything under announcements this week because we've a lot to talk about, is the Community YouTube Channel. Which is located here: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCga3mZiwQIv3CO-qjopVSXg



    Councilmen Tons0Fun and Myself will both begin to upload content to the channel this week. You can expect tutorials, event videos, community spotlights and more moving forward. So, hit that subscribe button and help us grow the community as a whole!

    Last but not least for announcements this week, is the start of the AJSA Community PodCast. Stay tuned to the front page for more information coming soon about this. However, we'll be starting a Community oriented podcast on AJSA Gaming Twitch channel: http://www.twitch.tv/ajsagaming At the start this will be an "end of the month" and monthly thing, and depending on turnout and interest we may increase that to bi-weekly. So again, stay tuned for more! This stream/pod cast, what ever we decide to call it, will be your chance to get to know your command staff and field direct questions and concerns to us. We look forward to it, and we hope you do to.








    Aparently Dark Souls 2 is really effing hard? Who knew? (Sarcasm) Member Esek Shows us just how lucky he is to be alive.

    Veteran Angry Brute is giving the Forest a play through, and well, he's not that bad! So give him a watch!







    Apex Spartan reminds us why we love his artwork....




    Stay Tuned for more Next week folks! -DR

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    Want to explore space, build ships and blow them up? Want to do all of the above with friends and the AJSA? Look no further!

    By DamionRayne, in Articles,


    What is Space Engineers?
    Perhaps it's best if I show you what Space Engineers is, rather than really try and explain it to you. So, for the answer to the above question, I give you the current trailer,

    Hopefully that gives you at least a small idea of what the game is like, however, with updates coming every single Thursday and a version Coming to XBOX One, SE will only continue to get even better.
    How do I join the Server?

    Firstly, you'll need to select "Join World" from the main menu,

    Next, you'll need to search for the Server using AJSA as your keyword,

    Lastly, simply click on the server and then click the highlight "Join World" button and you'll be all set!




    Other Information
    We have an Official AJSA Spacy "Fleet" slash "Faction" up on the server, so feel free to join! -DR

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    The AJSA Planetside 2 Outfit begins it's third year of operation! Celebrate it with us at the usual time for some Free-to-play FPS Action!

    By Dark Templar, in Articles,


    When: Saturday, January 10th, 2014, Operation will commence at 2PM EST (7PM GMT)
    Where: EMERALD Server, AJSA Teamspeak: ts3.ajsagaming.com
    How: Platoon and Squad Leaders will create specific Squad Channels in the Teamspeak to match the name of the in-game Squad in PS2. Join the Teamspeak Channel that matches the squad you join in game, so you can hear your Squad Leader!
    New members read the "READ HERE" forum post to see a list of Sergeants/Officers to send in-game messages to so you can get invited to the outfit or loo for them in teamspeak.
    What: Our objective during Ops is to play together as a large team and cooperatively fight as an unit semi-seriously, while still having a fun time. Squad members are expected to listen to their Squad Leaders to ensure the AJSA is victorious in battle.
    Event Outline:
    Kick-off Phase: - Kamikaze Galaxies
    To celebrate the AJSA's first anniversary and to announce that the AJSA is here, we will do something together as one large blob, before normal combat operations begin. For this operation, we are going back to noobland and will pull a gaggle of Galaxies from the warp gate, then proceed straight into a battle or an assisted attack on an enemy base, crashing into any mass gathering of enemy infantry crushing any unfortunate to be underneath! After we all die honorably, we can begin normal operations.(if you wish to pull a battle gal and do more then plow into the dirt you may)
    Combat Phase:
    We will then break off to our platoon and squad assignments. If an Alert has started, we will play the objectives of the alert, otherwise, we will go to hot spots where we are needed (splitting continents if called for).
    Racing Phase: AJSA RACING LEAGUE, Race #25: Stock Sunderer Survival Race
    Once the Combat Phase winds down, we will have another exciting edition of the AJSA Racing League. This time our 26th Official Race will be another exciting sunderer survival race with teams of 3. All racers will be driving stock vehicles! The race route will be decided by command depending on conditions in the field, friendly fire WILL be allowed during this race!

    The First Place Winning TEAM of the Race will receive the lovely AJSA Racing League Champion Award on the forums. View the award and our hall of champions here:
    http://angryjoeshow....w&do=spec&id=10
    and don't forget:
    AJSA Event MVP

    Officers and Sergeants will be on the lookout for the player who best exemplifies the AJSA during this event. This means players who not only demonstrate skill on the battlefield, but are great team members as well. A player who meets those high standards for this event will receive the AJSA Champion Award to adorn their forum profile!
    Note, that a MVP is not guaranteed to be awarded every Op, you have to earn it!
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    Had enough Zombie Survival games? Want one that actually requires you to survive, think, and gives you the opportunity to truly change the land around you? Then take a look-see at 7 Days to Die.

    By DamionRayne, in Articles,


    What is 7 Days to Die?

    At it's core, 7 Days to Die is a Zombie Survival game, with a deep crafting system, character customization, world interaction such as base building and upkeep, and many other systems that make it one of the best true zombie horror survival games on the market.
    Where can I find information about 7DtD?
    You can check the Main website here: http://7daystodie.com/
    The dev-blog: http://joelhuenink.tumblr.com/
    Find the game on Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/251570/
    What's the Server Information for the AJSA Server?
    IP: 108.61.53.50:25000

    As you can see in the image above, all you need to do is place the server information in this section of the server select screen, and click the plug icon and you're in!
    Who are you?
    My name is Damion Rayne, Field Commander for the Angry Joe Show army and acting OIC for 7DaysToDie. I also run our Star Citizen Fleet, as well as the "in the news" section of the forums, the community spotlight and manage the AJSA Twitch Team.
    Are there going to be events on the server?
    You betcha! Stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks.
    ‚ÄčThat's all Soldiers, get on the server and get to surviving! -DR
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    2015 starts out with the relaunch of the AJSA CS:GO Server! Continue reading below for me details about CS:GO and the AJSA's presence in the game!

    By Redjakk, in Articles,


    About Me:
    I go by the name Redjakk and I am a community moderator on these forums. I will now also be acting as the game officer for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. I hope to successfully run a fun and friendly environment for all of you to play in, and I hope to have a good time playing with those of you who are interested in the game.
    Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
    Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) is the most recent of four games in the franchise based solely on competitive multi-player. There are two sides, one being Counter-Terrorists and the other is of course Terrorists. This game is also a currency based game, this means that completing objectives and/or successfully killing a person on the other team to earn money. You then use this money to buy your equipment in the buy menu. More money, means better equipment. CS:GO's competitive play is objective based, the two modes available are demolition and hostage rescue. The most popular game mode on the competitive level is demolition. There are also two other modes of play, one being team death-match and the other arms race. Counter-Strike is a game with a long history, it first started out as a mod for the first Half-Life game. With it's increased popularity over the years it has managed to become the game it is today. CS:GO is kind of a throwback to the the original game mechanics that were most popular in competitive leagues. CS:GO feels like Counter-Strike 1.6, but looks like what you'd expect from a newer game. So despite the years that have passed Counter-Strike is still very popular, and CS:GO is trying to maintain that reputation, and feels successful with the resurrection of a strong competitive league.
    What's Good:
    This is a tactical game to a point, it's not as in-depth as some like ARMA or Insurgency. However you will need to prepare each round deciding on what actions to take. How will you defend? How will you attack? How much should you spend when buying your equipment? These are all things you'll need to think about when playing the game. Also communication is key, so it's also a very cooperative game as well.
    Not that into competitive mode? Well they also have a casual mode for those who do not wish to deal with the stresses involved with playing competitively. There's also two other modes that are for fun, called team death-match and arms race. In team death-match it's a team versus team type of play where you just kill each other. The winners of this mode are the ones who performed the best out of both teams. Arms race is a game mode where you race through the different guns in the game by getting kills with a particular gun. With each kill you will proceed to the next gun until you are left with nothing but your knife. Be the first one to kill someone with your knife and you win the game.
    This game isn't dying anytime soon, people will always be playing. There's also matchmaking for competitive mode, so if you don't have a team then you can find one by going into matchmaking.
    What's Bad:
    When playing in low-tick servers you will notice shots not registering on people which can be frustrating. This is even more infuriating when playing competitively using the matchmaking system. The reason for this is because Valve servers are used in matchmaking, and their servers run at 60 tick-rate, which is very bad.
    Hackers also queue in matchmaking, but this is inevitable in any game. You may also experience some pretty mean people in the game be it matchmaking or not, but this is also inevitable in any game. So consider this bit here as a reminder.
    You will sometimes experience one-hit kills. Not all people dislike this, but it is upsetting at times.
    Goals and Events:
    So what's going to be done with the server is that I'm going to have it set as its default style of play. What this means is that it will remain as a demolition and hostage rescue style of play. I may put death-match on it depending whether or not the server is getting any traffic, or just have it there for fun sometimes. I also plan on adding any maps that I find well balanced to the server, so you can expect custom maps. Of course you guys may suggest maps to me, and you can do that after I create a topic where you can post suggestions. I will check the maps out myself and determine whether or not they're well balanced and will be put on our server.
    As for events, I would like to plan in-house tournaments, there might possibly be rewards for the winners in the future, but not for certain though. That kind of thing really depends how active and how successful things are, so I will need your guy's help on this. Also there will be events where we just all gather and play together, I'll consider finding fun game modes to play, but for now I'll be keeping the game vanilla.
    Our Server:
    Our server is a 16 slot server that runs at 128 tick which is good, and I'm really happy that we could get that. You can find our server by adding it to your favorites at the following IP address.
    I hope to see you guys on, and I hope you enjoy playing on our server.
    Forum:
    You can find the CS:GO section of our forum by clicking on this link.
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    So, it's 2015 and we're back in action and moving forward. What do we have planned, what's going on in the community, what's the 411? Well, look no further for answers to all those questions! -DR

    By DamionRayne, in Articles,


    Well here we are in 2015, it's going to be a good year folks! I can promise you that moving forward. Let's talk about the first steps towards a better and brighter AJSA, Vilayer. Who, you might ask me, is Vilayer and why should you care? Well for starters we are now using them to host several servers as you can see here,
    http://angryjoeshow.com/ajsa/_/articles/welcome-ajsa-to-the-new-year-r173 , in this article posted by Councilmen Tons0fun. But if you're interested in the company as a whole and what direction we took with them, then keep reading.Firstly, Vilayer gives us a "Clan/Community Package", which you can look at here: https://www.vilayer.com/gaming-layer/community-packages.html
    This company also offers many many more options in regards to voice servers, virtual servers, etc. Though currently we only have plans to utilize the community gaming package to spool up game servers we need when we need them. We can do this because this type of package gives us "slots" for all the games they support, which is a pretty long list by the way: https://www.vilayer.com/gaming-layer/game-servers.html
    So, here's hoping this is the start of a great friendship between us and Vilayer going forward.


    Time for the news boys and girls! Thankfully we actually have some!


    1. For starters our glorious Lord Commander decided to finally post his opinion on a topic that's been a heated one for many months now. Interested in what he had to say? Go here:
    http://angryjoeshow.com/ajsa/topic/25598-final-ajsa-gg-thread-angry-joes-gg-position/Remember folks, the rules still apply in that thread if you plan on making a post! So be nice, stay on topic, and have reasoned debate and discussion. Thank you!

    Next, the AJSA Twitch team has had a bit of a shake up in 2015, with some members leaving and others joining the fold. Want to see what our peeps are streaming and keep tabs on ALL of the AJSA stream team? GO: http://www.twitch.tv/team/ajsa Hell, even as I post this Bast50, Angerbeard and Ravenfist are all streaming! So go watch! As a note, the AJSA Gaming Twitch channel is now reserved entirely for events, and Joe is a part of the team as well. So there's no better way to stay connected to all our Streamers.

    Last but not least, stay tuned to our Community YouTube channel, because myself and Councilmen Tons0Fun will be adding new content to it over the coming weeks. Where is it? Take a looksee: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCga3mZiwQIv3CO-qjopVSXg







    Got a few Spotlights here today,
    First Veteran AngryBrute did a nice little "Top 5 Unknown Games" video. If you're interested in some new games you might not know about, take a looksee here:
    http://angryjoeshow.com/ajsa/topic/25690-top-5-unknown-games-of-2014/
    http://youtu.be/qjKu-xpme3Q

    I'm also going to toot my own horn here for the first time and make mention of my 2014 Holiday special playlist, if you're interested, take a looksee here:



    http://youtu.be/xefDBEvnL8o?list=PL-V5PzkKiIO1EieGVQVr5YhbrrH5d6Hfe



    http://youtu.be/xefDBEvnL8o




    Welp this part is the sad one boys and girls, as there's been no real art submissions that we've not covered already in months. So if you've got art and want to share it, post here: http://angryjoeshow.com/ajsa/forum/43-fan-art/ and then send me a PM!




    Why in the world are you NOT on TeamSpeak? You really should be! Get on there, make friends, get games, talk to people about anything! We have a tabletop roll20 group on there. Seriously, you're missing out if you're not on TS. Don't know how to get on TeamSpeak?
    BOOM: http://angryjoeshow.com/ajsa/topic/13-the-ajsa-teamspeak-video-tutorial-instructions/
    Now you have no excuses! Get on there soldiers!

    That's it for this week, stay tuned for next weeks update. I'll see you then! Remember though, if you have anything you'd like to see on here, send me a PM! -DR