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      Introduction   The Squad Team reserves the right to edit, update, add and remove rules at any time. Applicable rules extend to the PM system. Your PMs are private, but the Squad Team may be informed about unacceptable PM content by the receiving party.
      The rules of this forum have been last edited November 24, 2015.   Section I: Posting Guidelines   §1 Language & Legibility
      Please post only in English. Non-English content (including non-legible content) may be removed. If you see someone posting in another language because s/he apparently does not speak English, please report their post - if you can, you may reply in their language to explain their question, but please do translate their and your message so it can be reviewed by the Moderation. ‘Hiding’ insults in non-English posts will be punished harshly. Posts written largely in ‘leetspeak’ or full of spelling / grammatical errors may be treated like non-English content. This rule does not extend to PMs.   §2 Illegal Topics
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      This community can only work if we all respect each other - while we will not strictly moderate every little swear that occurs, the Squad Moderation Team will moderate any spiteful / aggressive behaviour, even if it is not expressed with explicit language. As a privately hosted web forum, there is no guaranteed “right for free speech”, especially not when it would impact other users negatively. The moderation reserves the right to remove rants and unsuitable content at any time.   §6 Images in posts
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      We are fine with allowing members to post their gaming stuff you need to sell in the "Discussions - Off Topic" as long as it doesn't get out of hand.
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  1. Community Clan Fight Night - Week 10 Teams Sunday 6th March 2016 @ 1910hrs GMT Servers: [ EXODUS ] & RedCoats Map: Chora AAS 1 Sign up order Zulu Xray Delta RedCoats RedCoats iB & Utd iB & Utd Age of Kill Freelancers Union EXODUS 303RD Tiger Battalion Fear Academy Full Contact CSSC WAR ? ? ? Server One - '[ EXODUS ] CCFN 11 S1' Team 1 RedCoats RedCoats 303RD Tiger Battalion Freelancers Union Team 2 iB & Utd iB & Utd Full Contact Zulu Xray Delta Server Two - 'RedCoats CCFN 11 S2' Team 1 EXODUS Fear Academy WAR ? Team 2 Age of Kill CSSC ? ? Looks like we are three squads short going into today's event. There is still time to get involved. You need to post up or contact me directly ASAP. If no change to the roster by event start we will run Chora AAS 1 on server one and Logar Skirmish on server two. If any clans have more than nine players they may join server two. For clans new to the event here is a quick breakdown of how the event runs. 1910: Join your server 1910 - 1920: Team up / Squad up / Warm up (skirmish map) 1920 - 1930: Teams discuss tactics 1930: Change to map game LIVE - round one Halftime: Five minute break / server changes map twice Halftime: Break finished / Change back to map LIVE - round two Finish: Round two ends We will start the game at 1930 promptly. Make sure your team is on the server and on the correct side by 1920. Remember you can only switch teams once before you receive a timer. If you do get the timer exit your game completely and reload Squad. We start on a skirmish map. Use this time to warm up and discuss team tactics. The event will go live on the change to the chosen map. Live announced as always. The same again at half time, skirmish map, two maps changes to avoid the bug and keep the teams, then live when we drop into the map. We're unsure how the broadcast will work this week. We will try to cover both servers if we decide to go ahead. Blitza has put together a video from some of the footage he gathered during last weeks event. See you on the servers. Game on!
  2. CCFN Week 10 Report Well we made it. Ten consecutive weeks of Community Clan Fight Night battles. The event ran smoothly for the most part bar one or two issues with the server hosting provider. Due to either heavy traffic or DDOS some players were unable to see the server listed in the browser even though it was live and running. It didn't hinder proceedings too much as most managed to reconnect eventually. Hopefully things are better for the next event. We put a CCFN broadcast out for the first time. Again for the most part it ran well with the exception of no sound during the second round. We will continue to try and develop this, inviting guest commentators in each week to call the game, and use footage from the previous event to make a promo video for the next event, etc. Anyone interested in the production side of the event should get in touch. Links to all the channels below. Week ten saw the welcome addition of a clan called Utd. The match was held on the EXODUS server and the map played was Logar AAS. The game started at 1936hrs and finished by 2120hrs GMT. The following clans were in attendance: RedCoats iB Fear Academy Freelancers Union Utd Zulu Xray Delta Full Contact Tactical Gamer EXODUS We now have a Discord channel set up for CCFN. Two reps from any participating clan are welcome to join. PM / Steam / Discord me for an invite. CCFN Twitch Channel CCFN Youtube Channel CCFN would like to send a special thank you out to Squad League for hosting the event on their Twitch Channel. Sign-ups for CCFN 11 have already been posted. The aim is to run the event over two servers for the first time this week. Potentially that provides space for up to sixteen clans and one hundred and forty four players. At the time of this post we have thirteen squads from eleven clans signed for the event leaving space for up to three more clans to join this evening's event. Through speaking to clans this week it's become apparent that a description of what exactly CCFN is and whats it's entry requirements are need re-posting. The plan is to get that information condensed and reposted at some point this next week. In the meantime if you have any questions post up or find your way over to the Discord channel. As always a BIG shout to everyone involved, see you next time. Anything I've missed, let me know. chronic OUT. B) I was too busy broadcasting to get any screenies of the teams / scores. Can someone post them up?
  3. Copy. Sent you a PM.
  4. Chora AAS v1 this week - 'Scopes vs Scopes'.
  5. I will miss the old boards. Progress is progress though. GG.
  6. EXODUS in! 'Fuck the beers, give me the Squad and the weed' :)
  7. Don't worry about numbers. Try and keep the thread clean when possible it gets difficult to see who is doing what. We have a CCFN discord server established now for specific questions and general info. PM for invite. This thread will remain the main hub for the events. ZXD are down for one squad, 9 players, the rest will probably get a game but will be on standby till event start.
  8. Still space for five more squads / clans. Drop me a PM if you need more info or an introduction to the event.
  9. Looking good. See you there. :)
  10. Added you on steam. Will send group invite this evening. Thank you.
  11. Do you mind adding me on steam please 3ti65 or drop me a PM with your steam profile? Thanks.
  12. Ten squads signed over eight clans so far. We have room for upto six more clans. CCFN is open to all active Squad Clans. See the sign-up post on the previous page for detials. We're also looking for videographers to come in and take high quality footage for use in promo videos and your own personal projects. And depending on confirmation one or two guest commentators. CCFN is a community event. Get involved. :)
  13. EXODUS 1 squad.
  14. COMMUNITY CLAN FIGHT NIGHT - Week 11 - Sunday 6th March 2016 Meet 1910hrs / Start 1930hrs GMT Server #1 TBA Server #2 TBA Map Chora v1 Password TBA - Two Rounds - - All Active Squad Clans Welcome - - Upto two squads per a clan, max eighteen players who can be swapped at any time - - Post to confirm attendance - - First come first served - - First sixteen clans to confirm make the initial roster, any above sixteen on standby - - EVENT RUNNING ACROSS TWO SERVERS THIS WEEK - New to CCFN? - Clan reps drop me a PM with your steam profile for CCFN Steam group add - - Password goes out via Steam group - - Supply a 500px clan logo PNG -