Lúnasa 2016

Cead Mile Failte!

Ok… That was a crazy month. This past month has been an emotional one for me and my schedule was all messed up. Sorry for being even more absent than I planned. The visit with my daughter went wonderfully. Had a few things crop up, and it was evident that she needed her dad. I had to drop everything to try to help her out in the very short time I had with her. But by the end of her trip we had her happy and content with life again. Even got her hooked on Orcs Must Die! Unchained and she's currently working on a OMDU comic for our next magazine.

Additionally this past month our bunny of 7 years took a turn for the worse and after 4 months of us caring for him and literally trying everything to save him we ended up having to lay him to rest anyways. Lastly this next week my wife and I are finally going on a proper week long honeymoon, 7 years after we got married. Better late than never right?

So these notes are going to be a bit shorter than normal as I'm writing them a week early :D.

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Upcoming Gaiscioch Events

August 6th @ 5PM PT: Gaiscioch Community Fall Summit 2016

Join us for our first Quarterly community summit on Saturday, August 6th at 5PM PT as we discuss the past, present and future for our community. This is an open forum and questions are welcome and encouraged.

Watch on Twitch or YouTube: http://gsch.info/twitchor http://gsch.info/youtube

Participate on Discord: http://gsch.info/ce

2016 West Coast Gaiscioch Celebration

On September 4th at 8PM we will be rallying up at Fado's Irish Pub in Seattle Washington to celebrate our 15th year as the Gaiscioch Community. Come hang out with many of our elders and meet some of our developer friends. All are welcome to join and we will be in one of the rooms to the right of the entrance. Be sure to join us if you're in the area! PAX Badge NOT required.

RSVP at: http://www.gaiscioch.com/events/3173/

2016 East Coast Gaiscioch Celebration

Join us on September 30th at 6PM at Fado's Irish Pub in Buckhead, GA for this year's east coast meet and greet! Last years event brought 12 of us together, let's see how far we can grow!

RSVP at: http://www.gaiscioch.com/events/3174/

Extra Life 2016

Time is ticking and our extra life event for 2016 is rapidly approaching. Festivities begin November 5 2016 in this 2-day event-a-palooza! Be sure to sign up and join the fun for this year’s Extra Life event. We will be working with our event leaders to get a full lineup of events over 2 days in all the games you play. Additionally I'll be floating around covering the event via Livestream as I stream several of our chapters and popular social adventures.

Join the team at: http://gsch.info/extralife-register

Gaiscioch Family Promotions:

I wanted to take a moment to say congratulations to a few members this month for accepting their next credo and stepping into a new role in our family.

War Council (Tiarna)

The War Council is comprised of members who have stepped up to lead events and activities for the family. They have proven themselves on the battlefield and have collected 25 signatures of approval from their followers. They have accepted the Mark of Servitude credo and understand that Leadership is not a position of power, it is a position of service. They have committed themselves to hosting fun and friendly events for the community at large.

  » JaeOnasi

Guardians (Seaimpín)

The Gaiscioch Family Guardians are an advanced part of the Veteran Members group and serve as the front line of our family. They help newer members learn about the family, our website, and our belief system. They occasionally will need to help get conversations back on track, or report misdoing's to the family elders. They act as advisors, guidance providers, and overall protectors of the family name. By this time a member should be involved in the family for more than 6 months and has been an active attendee in family events. For those who prefer fellowship over leadership this is the last stop on the family tree. Members must prove their leadership ability to progress to the Leadership ranks through the accumulation of both Valor Points (Earned through leading events.) as well as earning Tokens of Valor from lower ranked members of the family.

  » Mystique

Veteran Members (Curadh)

Veteran Members have proven their devotion to the family by participating in events and contributing to the family's success. They have been active more than 90 days and have continued to be contributing members to the family.

  » CerrisCharredOak   » Eamon   » Lasraem   » MiaYow   » Uncasbe

Official Members (Lorgaire)

Official Members have earned the rank of Lorgaire and have accepted the Mark of the Kindred credo. They have officially decided to become members of the family and start their journey to ascend the roles of the Gaiscioch Family.

  » Brookshire   » Fenris   » Filtiarn   » Iakona   » Ricky   » Stubss

Guild Wars 2 News

Living Story Season 3

On July 26th the Living Story Season 3 hits the live servers. To help those of you on the fence about playing Guild Wars 2 I will be adding a weekly excursion through the Living Story to our livestream lineup. These will take place late night friday nights and be available to watch on Twitch or Youtube. You can watch for these videos hitting the Livestream video feed.

Foghladha's August Events

  • Tuesdays @ 6-8PM PT: The Siege War in WvW
  • Thursdays @ 6-8PM PT: TBA
  • Friday @ 5-7PM PT: Hold The Line WvW (w/ WvW Missions)

Please Welcome Our Newest Members

Please welcome our newest members to our Guild Wars 2 family.

  » Aria [ariagany.3569]   » BeckyH []   » ErgonSvalla [ialeixo.4569]   » Ethereal [Ethereal.7894]   » Gany []   » Gunther [SomeDirtyWord.2871]   » IronscalesMArshWalker [Skorksis.2895]   » Jilveck []   » LyrshortforIllhyria [illhyria.7461]   » RocSek [RocSek.8934]   » Strailxx [Strailxx.1975]   » Talania [TeaDragos.4805]   » Xaralee [mahend.2854]

Guild Wars 2 Events at a Glance


SORC Missions

Cancel for 18 July--Jae's Monday World Boss Hunt--Fun and Loot!

Jay's Advanced Fractals (30s +)

Gma Fog's Leveling The Playing Field


Dungeon Tuesday

Fin's Chaos Squad is Back!


Namrie's Fractal runs and Teaching :)

Smitty's Sabres WvW


Shmi's Slo-Mo HoT

Hella Vanka's Daggers

Fractals Teaching Group, late edition :3


Once Upon a Time

Findan's Map Clear [Frostgorge Sound]

The Last Stand in WvW


Gma Fog's Leveling The Playing Field

Commited Raid Group

Fin's Chaos Squad is Back!

Dungeon's for Goat

Pookha's WvW Fight Group


Raiding at Spirit Vale

Shmi's Lootapoloosa: Silverwastes Event Cycle

Top Guild Wars 2 News For July, 2016

  1. An Interview with Queen Jennah
  2. It’s Quaggan Week at the Black Lion Trading Company!
  3. Watch the Trailer for Out of the Shadows
  4. Guild Wars 2?s Living World Returns on July 26
  5. Heart of Thorns is 50% Off!
  6. ArenaNet Streaming Schedule for the Week of July 11
  7. It’s Techno Week at the Black Lion Trading Company!
  8. Notes from Rata Novus, Part One
  9. Notes from Rata Novus: Part Three
  10. Notes from Rata Novus, Part Two

Elder Scrolls Online News

Please Welcome Our Newest Members

Please welcome our newest members to our Elder Scrolls Online family.

  » Azared [@Dragonborn_Z]   » Facecashmonkey []   » Hs0j [@hs0j]   » IronscalesMArshWalker [@Skorksis]   » Melanthia [melanthia]   » MythicEmperor [@MythicEmperor]

Elder Scrolls Online Events at a Glance


Undaunted Keys Runs (canceled 7/18))


Ebonheart Map Clear




Friday Night Lights w/ the Emperor (Trials)



Sea's Dive in to ESO Trial's

Top Elder Scrolls News For July, 2016

  1. Crown Store Showcase: July 1st, 2016
  2. Update 11 Guide: Costume Dyes
  3. ESO Live: Update 11 Special #2
  4. Announcing The Gold Edition
  5. Loremaster’s Archive: The Ruins of Mazzatun

Social Adventures News

Social Adventure Roundup

Our social adventures are really taking off in some areas. These smaller guilds are actively playing together and building their own micro community within the Gaiscioch Tree. If you haven't yet tried out one of the social adventures or are on the fence, I highly recommend giving it a try. It's a great way to stay connected with family while playing games outside our main chapter. Here's some of our more popular titles.

World of Warcraft

Manager: Twilah

Why did Gaiscioch never play WoW? This is the most asked question i've received over the years. Truth be told, it was all about timing. At the time WoW hit we were a 100% Realm War focus and WoW offered no siege combat. If WoW released after RIFT we quite possibly might have ended up there. That said, Twilah had the grand idea of creating a GSCH there for everyone to enjoy and it's taken off and is now the largest most active social adventure. So now we as a family can enjoy the classic World of Warcraft with other Gaiscioch members in an unofficial capacity.

Join at: http://gsch.info/sa/wow

Black Desert Online

Manager: Ludoki

Black Desert is one of the most visually stunning games available. In addition it is like a mature adult's version of Rune Factory. There's lots of farming, management, taming, and even raising animals. In addition our crew recently began participating in the Node Wars alongside Relic. BDO is a buy to play game that has captured the hearts of many and currently sits as our second most active social adventure.

Join at: http://gsch.info/sa/bdo

Riders of Icarus

Manager: Foghladha

Any fan of Dragon's Prophet will love this game. It has all the best features of DP and improves on the formula. This Free-2-Play title contains lots of dungeons, massive bosses and even PvP (at 35+). On July 27th, the current level cap gets increased to 35 and several new zones become available including the siege warfare zones.

Join at: http://gsch.info/sa/roi


Manager: Haggal

With the help of Haggal we've managed to become a serious force in Warframe for PC.  We are currently in process of building our Dojo to allow all members access to several rare recipes and have the clan setup complete with available shoulder emblems. Special thanks to the members United Legion for joining us to help us get going. Your support has been amazing!

Join at: http://gsch.info/sa/fram

Orcs Must Die! Unchained

Manager: Smitty

This month OMDU launched their new guild system and we have been consistently ranked in the top 30 guilds. Anyone who enjoys tower defense games like dungeon defenders will love this game. Plus, it is created by one of our very own. Join us for some orc slaying mayhem!

Join at: http://gsch.info/sa/omdu

Life is Feudal

Manager: Kitty

In this Medieval World simulator you can craft, dig, mine, and battle your way through the game. GSCH has their very own server running for all members to login and enjoy. LiF is a buy to play title and is one of the rapidly growing Social Adventures.

Join at: http://gsch.info/sa/lif

New Adventures

Popular Adventures

Join a Social Adventure Today!

Gaiscioch Magazine News

Popular Stories:

  1. Master x Master - Returning to the Dredgion
    267 Reads | By: Edward "Screenager" Orr
  2. Win a Rare Citadel Style Atlas Reactor Skin
    253 Reads | By: Benjamin "Foghladha" Foley
  3. Why Kickstart? The Psychology of Hitting Pledge
    146 Reads | By: Edward "Screenager" Orr
  4. Twitch Spotlight: 10 Questions with Warwitch
    139 Reads | By: Bill “SwordandKeyboard” Owens
  5. Cooking with Chef Grunt
    46 Reads
  6. EGX Rezzed Roundup
    11 Reads | By: Edward "Screenager" Orr
  7. Tokyo Dark
    4 Reads | By: Edward "Screenager" Orr
  8. VA-11 HALL-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action
    3 Reads | By: Edward "Screenager" Orr
  9. Playstation VR
    2 Reads | By: Edward "Screenager" Orr
  10. Strength of the Sword: Ultimate Edition
    2 Reads | By: Edward "Screenager" Orr

Popular News:

  1. Rift: Dimensioneers Rejoice with Lots Coming in 3.7
  2. MMO Alpha and Beta List: July 8, 2016
  3. Game chat app Discord crosses 11 million registered users
  4. A sneak peek at Guild Wars 2’s Living World Season 3, Episode 1: Out of the Shadows
  5. Destiny Player Wins 1v3 Match Without Firing A Shot
  6. General: KickStarter Fatigue is Real - 2016 Dismal for Games
  7. Vindictus offers players a jump-start to 75 as it prepares for Delia
  8. Betawatch: Riders of Icarus moves into head start (July 1, 2016)
  9. The Last Of Us Has The Most Horrifying Death Scenes
  10. Just Cause 3 Is Getting A Multiplayer Mod

Be sure to check out our latest stories and gaming news at: gsch.info/mag

Gaiscioch Livestream News

Mondays at 6PM PT
Streams of Epic Adventure


Episode 67:
Aug 1st

Episode 68:
Aug 8th

Episode 69:
Aug 22nd

Episode 70:
Aug 22nd

Recent Episodes

Episode 66:
Jul 18th

Episode 65:
Jul 11th

Episode 64:
Jun 27th

Episode 63:
Jun 20th

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Saturday at 11AM PT
Weekend Warriors


Episode 3:
Jul 30th

Episode 2:
Aug 6th

Episode 2:
Aug 13th

Episode 1:
Aug 20th

Episode 4:
Aug 27th

Recent Episodes

Battle 3: Orcs Must Die! Unchained - Weekend Warriors

Jul 23rd

Battle 1: Zombies Monsters Robots (ZMR) - Weekend Warriors

Jul 16th

Battle 1: Warframe - Specters of the Rain

Jul 9th

The Weekend Warriors take on Warface: Anubis - Part 1:

Jul 2nd

Battle 2: Overwatch - Weekend Warriors

Jun 25th

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Daily at 3PM PT
Side Quests

Playstation 4 Adventures

Friday neverwinter
Tuesday watchdogs
Monday wolfenstein_the_old_blood
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood
Wednesday far_cry_4
Far Cry 4
Thursday assassins_creed_black_flag
Assassin's Creed: Black Flag

Late Night Streams w/ Foghladha

Monday vindictus
Aug 1st
Tuesday warhammer_end_times__vermintide
Aug 2nd
Wednesday warface
Aug 3rd
Thursday kings_and_heroes
Aug 4th
Friday guild_wars_2
Aug 5th

Recent Episodes

Shattered Skies First Look on Side Quests

Jul 23rd

Part 8: Assassin's Creed: Black Flag on Side Quests

Jul 22nd

Far Cry 4 on Side Quests - Part 8

Jul 21st

Wolfenstein: The New Order on Side Quests - Part 7

Jul 18th

Part 8: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End on Side Quests

Jul 15th

» Learn More

Sunday at 8AM PT
Smitty Streams

Indie Game Spotlight

Episode 37:
Jul 29th

Episode 38:
Aug 5th

Recent Episodes

Smitty Streams - Episode 36: Bridge Constructor TRAINS

Jul 23rd

Smitty Streams - Episode 35: Loot Hero DX

Jul 16th

Smitty Streams - Episode 34: Opus: The Day We Found Earth

Jul 9th

Smitty Streams - Episode 32: Cards Against Humanity

Jun 18th

Smitty Streams - Episode 31: Meridian Squad 22

Jun 10th

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Closing Notes

The past few months have been chaotic but we as a community still managed to grow and enjoy each other's company. Things should start settling down as we enter the fall months. I look forward to hanging out with you guys a bit more. I'm going to be making my best efforts to make some cameos in our various social adventures to say hi and hang out awhile with all of you.

Slan Go Foill!
(Goodbye For Now)

Benjamin "Foghladha" Foley
Taoiseach de na Griobhta Glas