<Something Something Darkside> & <Something Something Pubside> is one guild in Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR) on the Star Forge server whose mission is to be a family friendly community that focuses on growing the active player base by teaching new players and completing a variety of endgame content. <Something Something Darkside> & <Something Something Pubside> enables a fun and engaging environment by recruiting respectful and helpful community members that enjoy activities of all kinds.
<The Imperial Allegiance> & <The Republic Alliance> desires to grow guild member knowledge through facilitating mentorship of new players and hosting weekly activities of all difficulty levels. We hope to continue to grow into a tight knit community that enjoys playing together in Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR).
Founded on the forums before the servers went live, with the goal of using the Gold Dragon Kill Point (GDKP) loot system for our operations, then ported into the game when the servers went live.
The guild started out on the Mind Trick server, then was moved to the Shadowlands server in the first mandatory server merger, then moved again to the Star Forge server in the second mandatory server merger.
60+ active guild member logins in Imperial and Republic guild factions.
16+ guild members online during primetime (8pm CT)
Multiple weekly guild events
Family Friendly and Not so Family Friendly channels in the guild Discord, for your personal tastes
15% XP Bonus and 15% Reputation Bonus for all guilded characters.
1x Active and 5x Passive weekly Imperial and Republic Helpful Perks to make you rich.
100%-unlocked Imperial and Republic Guild Ships with convenient Stronghold utility rooms.
100%-unlocked Imperial and Republic Strongholds
Earn weekly Imperial and Republic Large-Yield Invasion guild rewards via Planetary Conquest.
Receive expert advice about combat roles (Tank / DPS / Healer) from experienced Combat Style Mentors.
Learn Operations mechanics, strategies, and tactics in Operations lead by Guides.
Progress in challenging endgame multiplayer content by joining a guild team lead by Team Captains.
Communicate - Members should communicate questions, comments, or concerns via Discord.
Engage - Members are encouraged to participate in guild events, teams, and other activities.
Learn - Members should learn from veteran players and accept advice or criticism.
Patience - Members should understand content proficiency requires time and effort.
Log in - At least once every threee months.
Discord server providing real-time voice/text communication, collaboration, and direct messaging.
StarParse raid groups providing real-time combat log analysis in multiplayer content from SWTOR.
Guild Events Information
Social Mode Operations
Description: Learn Story Mode Operations and casually socialize with guild members.
Requirements: Commitment, Discord, StarParse.
Veteran Mode Operations
Description: Learn Veteran Mode Operations mechanics, strategies, and tactics.
Requirements: Commitment, Discord, StarParse, Story Mode Completion.
Master Mode Operations
Description: Learn Master Mode Operations mechanics, strategies, and tactics.
Requirements: Commitment, Discord, StarParse, Dummy Parse Checks, Veteran Mode Completion.
World Boss Hunts
Description: Defeat multiple World Bosses and casually socialize with guild members.
Requirements: Commitment, Discord.
Guild Requirements and Policies
Guild Membership Requirements
Log in- Characters should log in at least once every three months.
Be Respectful - Don't type out swear words in guild chat, and limit swearing to the NSFW channels of Discord, overall keep the chat family friendly.
Discord - Members are encouraged to use a Discord.
StarParse - Members are encouraged to use StarParse for real-time combat log analysis and performance tracking.
Guild Membership Activity Policy
Members may be kicked due to inactivity or the inability to participate, after failing to log in at least once every three months.
Members are required to be active on alternate characters in guild (100,000 conquest means you are active).
Inactive characters may be removed due to the maximum guild character limit.
How to Join Something Something Darkside or Something Something Pubside
Type /who Something Something in-game and whisper one of the people who come up for a guild invite. If they cannot invite you, they should be able to direct you to someone who can.
Direct Message (DM) Zarahemla to set up an invite, or to ask additional questions..
Guild Team Membership Requirements
Combat Style Proficiency - Indicated by adequate TPS / DPS / HPS output in combat.
Dummy Parse Checks - Training dummy parse requirements defined by Guides.
Endgame Skills - Effective communication, situational awareness, and continuous improvement.
Mechanics - The ability to learn and adapt to boss fight mechanics
Guild Team Leadership Policy
Guides shall manage teams as autonomous groups within the guild.
Guides shall define and enforce team requirements and policies.
Guides shall be responsible for team communication and organization.
Guides shall communicate to the team members loot distribution before the raids, when applicable.