This week I sat down with the guys from the Imperial Army, a role playing guild that focuses on all aspects of the game.
Q: Where did your guilds name come from?
A: When the guild was created it had the goal of representing the Army of the Empire. So it was named after that Army.
Q: Can you give me a quick 2-3 sentencedescription of your guild?
A: A mature close knit group of dedicated playerswho share the same passion for creating their own piece of the Star Wars universe. Military themed RP guild that partakes in all styles of play.
Q: How did your guild come about?
A: A group of players decided it would be fun to RP Stormtroopers, and the men and women of the Galactic Empire Military
Q: What kind of play style do you focus on? PvE,PvP, RP
A: The Imperial army was created as a roleplayguild, however our members enjoy all aspects and play styles.
Q: What is your guild set up? How do you run yourguild?
A: We are set up with a military structure, andline of command, this is however, mainly for RP purposes. We have a family atmosphere to how we play together. 5 officers run the guild, there is still aline of command, but we discuss everything together.
Q: How serious do you play and/or run the guild?
A: As serious as it needs to be taken to functionwell, but not so serious that it becomes no longer fun.
Q: Do you have ranks or a certain hierarchy inyour guild? If yes, could you tell us a bit about it?
A: Yes, the rank and structure of the guild is based upon a military organization. This establishes a well defined structureand chain of command within the guild, allowing the guild to scale to whateversize is required.
Q: Why did you choose the Sith/Republic?
A: Because we are the Imperial Army… So the Empire seemed the perfect fit. but also because in galaxies we were a part of the galactic empire.. and hey, being the bad guys is more fun..
Q: Why do you run a guild?
A: I inherited the guild after the retirement of previous guild leaders. To me this shows that the guild is about its members and not the person in the top spot.
Q: Raid Planning?
A: We plan to participate in Raiding, howeveruntil more is known about the Raiding in the game, there is no solid planningto be done.
Q: Are you always open for new recruits or do youwant to keep a certain guild size?
A: IA is always recruiting. We have built theguild structure to be scalable we do not have a theoretical maximum number ofmembers. we do no however just accept anyone who applies. We have always valuedthe quality of our membership and maintain a strict standards for acceptance. Above all we are a family and we want to insure all of our members are a goodfit for the guild and the guild is a good fit for the members. .
Q: Age Requirement?
A: The official minimum age to join the guild is 15.
Q: Guild size?
A: currently, in a time with no game, we have 57active members.
Q: What makes your guild stand out from everyoneelse? What makes your guild unique?
A: We are a Military themed RP guild with a verytight knit family feel to it. You will not find another guild that is as closeto each other as this one.
Q: How do you spend your time until release? Doyou know each other in real life or do you spend a lot of time on forums?
A: We spend a lot of time on our Forums, we alsohave a podcast, and a D&D game going a few nights a week.
Q: What Other Games are you currently playing as aguild?
A: no MMO currently. we are all waiting excitedly for Star Wars: The old Republic to come out.
Q: Guild systems in other MMOs? (Likes/Dislikes)
A: Liked Guild housing, Guild Chat, custom ranks.
Q: If somebody is interested how and where canthey apply for membership?
Q: One last question, if there was one thing youcould ask the Dev’s to include, what would it be?
A: Guild Capital Ships!!!
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