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Wanna know how I got these skarns?
(Posted by Falcon on Year 23 Day 214)
Falcon banned player Corvo Skarn providing the following reason: Harassment - Strike 1: Y23 D214   Corvo has been banned for ...
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UPDATE The internet is still a dangerous place. ~Abraham Lincoln
(Posted by Noctis on Year 23 Day 204)
Year 23 Day 204, 23:19 Noctis banned player Anilys Krassus providing the following reason: Bug Exploit - Utilizing scripts to e...
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Sky's the limit.
(Posted by Polar on Year 23 Day 207)
Year 23 Day 207, 9:49 Polar banned player Anakin Sky providing the following reason: Harassment, strike 1.   Anakin Sky can req...
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Community News

More & more
(Posted by Polar on Year 23 Day 206)
Polar here New matches for the Deathmatch match are here. Previous one was won by Lirri Elysar, congratulations! There are also ne...
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Turn it till the lights go out
(Posted by Polar on Year 23 Day 195)
Polar here We have added a few new Showdown Coordinators. You can find their names in the Showdown section in the Rules. Some of t...
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Gone with the hotdog.
(Posted by Polar on Year 23 Day 188)
Polar here Just a quick update, we got a new round of the Deathmatch and a few new grudge matches (submitters will be rewarded wit...
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Technical News

Sync Report Y23D192
(Posted by Clarr Solo on Year 23 Day 192)
- Fixed an issue where assets within a system that was moved would have bad stored location coordinates, causing random teleporting...
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Buteo jamaicensis
(Posted by Arjuna on Year 23 Day 188)
Good evening folks, there is however another post today from me!  First a couple of staffing changes -Hawk has chosen to retire ...
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Showdowns
(Posted by Clarr Solo on Year 23 Day 182)
Combat Showdowns are returning! We have added the ability for selected players to organize and run their own showdowns (a role/per...
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Posted by Polar on Year 23 Day 206 12:00

Polar here

New matches for the Deathmatch match are here. Previous one was won by Lirri Elysar, congratulations! There are also new Grudge matches (submitters will be rewarded soon). Submissions of the new ones are still open, so if you would like to earn 500CP in a very easy way, feel free to go to submit grudge match page and post your idea.

Results of the previous grudge matches:

What event would you like to see return : Loot box event! It's probably that event when you loot your faction and steal all crates boxes with a nice stuff? Not many people liked few years long easter egg hunt :(

Worst shaft to fall down : Clearly Shaft A. Most of the voters wouldn't fall for it. Shaft C received the least number of votes, making it the most pleasant looking shaft to fall into.

Best Rebel Government in the Galaxy (Bar RA) : Triumvirate Coalition. Second best one is The Resistance who resisted winning this voting.

 

This is all for today. Have a good week everyone!

Polar out.

 
Posted by Polar on Year 23 Day 195 23:38

Polar here

We have added a few new Showdown Coordinators. You can find their names in the Showdown section in the Rules. Some of those Coordinators will be hosting not only public matches, but also private ones, so you can message them and arrange a match for your faction/group/alliance only. If you would like to know their availability or preferences on which type of showdown they prefer to run, check their posts in this thread. Have fun!

 

Final round of the current Deathmatch is out. Who will win? Let's find out, you can vote here. New grudge matches are out too, you can vote here (submitters will be rewarded soon).

Quick summary of the last weeks ones. Ideal father - Han Solo and Palpatine were left far behind Bail Organa. When it comes to creatures development, most people would like to have an ability to ride them. And the most preferred element is jawa.

 

This is all for today, have a good weekend everyone!

Polar out

 
Posted by Clarr Solo on Year 23 Day 192 22:08

- Fixed an issue where assets within a system that was moved would have bad stored location coordinates, causing random teleporting.
- Fixed an issue allowing duplicate NPC Cargo actions.
- Fixed an issue with asset protection faction requests UI.
- Some showdown tool updates.

 
Posted by Arjuna on Year 23 Day 188 12:10

Good evening folks, there is however another post today from me! 

First a couple of staffing changes

-Hawk has chosen to retire from ASim duties and return to the mortal realm. He has resumed his charachter and probably about now is wishing for the teleport tool. We thank him for all his hard work during his term.

-Galia Winters has chosen to step down as Art Director and Kolomon Seph has taken over leading the team. Thank You Galia for your efforts to improve the visuals of Star Wars Combine.

-Noctis isn't going anywhere, he just yells at me every time I do this. So you really should not click his name and send him a DM saying Hello

Seriously though, we wish the best of luck to both Hawk and Galia in their future endevours


In other news, if you have ever thought about serving on the ASim team, taking a break from the IC Realm and exploring rules enforcement for a change of pace, now is your opportunity to express that interest.

Here are the rules:

  • Newly hired asims are not required to irrevocably drop their character. Instead, their characters are suspended for the duration of being an asim.
  • Asims have no IC activity related to their character while working for the administration.
  • Asims will have a defined period of service of six months after which a new group of asims will be hired. There is no limit on the number of terms if reselected.
  • Compensation in the form of Combine Points will be provided for asims who remain active and effective throughout their service period.
  • Asims are required to use Discord and must be active in staff channels as that is how the majority of decisions are made.
  • Asims duties center around helping players affected by bugs, handling support tickets, and dealing with rules violations. There will be opportunities for asims to assist in designing RP opportunities for SWC at large, along with participating in discussion on game features before they are announced or implemented.


Applications should be submitted via Darkness Message to both Arjuna and Erek. Please answer the following questions in your application.

SWC-specific questions:

  • What is your Combine handle?
  • How long have you played SWC?
  • What have you done IC so far (including previous characters)? What are you working on currently, and what is your position with your faction?
  • Why do you want to become an asim?
  • Are you involved in any other online games or RPGs of a similar nature? If so please describe your position and responsibilities
  • Please provide three references of SWC members who are not on the administration team that have been in the game for at least two years.
  • If someone wrote a biography about your character what would the Title be? What is the best chapter?


Real-life questions:

  • Where do you live?
  • How old are you?
  • What is your occupation?
  • How much time would you like to volunteer per week on improving SWC?
  • Have you performed administrative duties in the past or organized groups/events?
  • What is your favorite copypasta and what kind of sim news can it be used in?
 
(Edited by Arjuna on Year 23 Day 188)
Posted by Polar on Year 23 Day 188 11:00

Polar here

Just a quick update, we got a new round of the Deathmatch and a few new grudge matches (submitters will be rewarded with CP's soon).

Short summary of previous grudge matches. Majority of voters are not force sensitive, and most of those who are, try to follow both sides at the same time, light and dark. Also most of the voters as their Main outfit are using full body armor, or some fancy variation of it. Safety first. In the last, very controversial poll, the voters have decided that hot dog is not a sandwich. No comments here to avoid people sending assassins on me.

 

This is all for today (at least from me), have a good the rest of the week everyone and see you next time.

Polar out

 
Posted by Clarr Solo on Year 23 Day 182 23:08

Combat Showdowns are returning!

We have added the ability for selected players to organize and run their own showdowns (a role/permission called "Showdown Coordinator").
We're looking for some active players willing to organize and run these matches, either public matches (e.g. organized on discord) or privately matches within your own factions.

If you are interested, respond to this forum thread. Initially we are looking for people interested in public matches, and will consider private faction matches later on.

What is a showdown?

It's a simulated combat environment (currently only space combat) where two teams fight using generated ships.
The combat arena runs in accelerated time (10x normal speed).
You can't get hurt or killed, and you don't lose any assets.

Player run showdowns do not earn you any XP.

Information for participants

In order to join a showdown, you must opt in via a toggle on the account settings page.
This setting must be set every 3 days to remain eligible to join showdowns.
You must also be alive, conscious, not arrested, have an empty party, not be carrying items and be within a room (meeting these requirements is shown to you on the account settings page).

You will be teleported into the showdown arena and have assets automatically assigned to you.
You can exit a showdown at any time via a button on the character sheet page.

Information for showdown coordinators

There are some general rules for coordinators starting matches:

- You must gain permission of all showdown participants before creating a showdown.
- You must not abuse any features of showdown creation for IC purposes, such as theft, scams or teleporting characters or assets.
- You must only run showdowns in your allocated showdown arena.
- The golden rule applies, any exploiting of showdown tools will result in an immediate strike and removal of the role.

 

Edit: Some showdown coordinators have been added. There is a discord server available for organizing showdown exhibition matches. More will be added later on for facilitating private matches.

 
(Edited by Clarr Solo on Year 23 Day 184)
Posted by Polar on Year 23 Day 176 14:12

Polar here

Hello everyone! New round of the Deathmatch is up! Go vote for someone!

In the latest grudge matches, people decided that the Best Mandolorian Sigil is Mudhorn and Sand Panther. No love for puffer pig. Favourite Tie is the Tie Interceptor and the least favourite one is the Tie Bomber. Not all Tie's made it to the grudge match though, so there is still a chance that there are more popular Tie's (an idea for a grudge match!).

When it comes to GMAAS voting, the Approach the astromech and try to activate it option got the most votes and this is what may happen next! But this week there are no new episodes, the story is being put on hold. It may continue one day if people enjoyed reading it. Do you think it was an interesting story? Did deciding what will happen next (through the grudge matches) made it more engaging and fun? If you have any comments or would like to share your opinion on this project and if it should be continued, DM Polar or Falcon. Thank you!

New grudge matches are up! You can vote here. Submitters will be awarded soon. If you have a good idea for a grudge match, you are welcome to submit one and if it will be published, you will receive CP's!

 

This is all for today! Have a good weekend everyone.

Polar out

 
Posted by Polar on Year 23 Day 161 10:21

Polar here

 

We have a new Deathmatch winner! Hexagon shaped avatar wins!(no one should be surprised) It's Dex Sehrin! Congratulations. New round has been started, you can check if you or your friends are there and vote against them here.

 

Results of grudge matches from last week: Which Is Your Favorite RM Hauling Heavy Freighter? The one and only: Bulk Freighter! Is there anyone who never piloted one? if there is, you should go and do it right now, you will not regret it!

Best place to live! -  South. I think it's the right answer. North was not far away from south when it comes to votes, only 30 votes away! That's less than Chisses and people who are still stuck on Winter Comet, who voted for Island Life.

Our Grudge Match Actually Affects Something serie will go through an interesting plot twist. The winning option: Stay with Sel aboard the Russet Eagle, and go down fighting alongside her friend. will have terrible consequences for our main characters. What kind of consequences? You can read about them here.

 

New Grudge matches are out!

 

That's it for today! Have a good weekend everyone! And if you happen to have a bad one... bad days are often a source of good, interesting stories! Stay strong like a... like a... strong Gamorrean!

Polar out

 
Posted by Arjuna on Year 23 Day 159 11:59

Happy Star Wars Day!

May the 4th Be With You

 

- You can now select which weapons to fire in space combat. This setting only applies if there is a Corvette-class ship or larger present on either side. See rules page.

 

Todays sync brings the ability to use explosives to break through locked doors, and ability to repair damaged/destroyed doors. This is similar to how lock breakers work, but with more explosions.

The full rules about explosive door breaching can be found here: Demolitions
The full rules about door repair are here: Lock Repair

At the moment, door breaching can occur: in combat systems or aboard bandit bandit ships.

Bandit corvettes will spawn doors around “sensitive” rooms that will need to be hacked/destroyed to get to the enemy squad and to take control of the ship.

Repairing damaged doors can be done from the locks screen.

Explosive stats and bandits spawning with doors will be set within a few hours of this post.

 
Posted by Polar on Year 23 Day 146 15:04

Polar here

Time for the Grand Final in our Deathmatch! Vote for the face you want to see next in the Deatchmatches hall of fame here!

Few new grudge matches are up too (submitters will get CP's soon), including another one about the Russet Eagle crew. In the previous voting, Head to Tatooine option won. You can read the result here.

 

From the other news, recruitment for Art Queue Team and Art Team is closed now. Thank you everyone who applied and good luck to those who were/will be chosen as the new members!

 

This is all for today, have a good almost the weekend everyone. And the weekend itself too.

 

Polar out