There has already been a thread about this discord, but I'm making another one with a bit more robust information to hopefully help folks who don't already know what Discord is. We've got 50 people online as I type this!LINK TO JOIN: https://discordapp.com/invite/013ZyezVsqqd1MmBfWhat is Discord?
Discord is a bit of a blend of old-school IRC chat and new-age voice chat services such as Ventrilo, Mumble, or Skype. You can text chat in real time with other Achaeans, or join public voice channels with them even. Discord also features emojis which you may hold dear, embedded links of all types, all sorts of privacy and notification options, and other things you'd expect from a chat service.
Discord is available via a desktop client OR via your browser. Both are available at https://discordapp.com/
There's lots of stuff to chat about, not just Achaea! We've got a music channel, anime, "memes", nexus client, achaea, and general chat text channels. Any topic can go in general chat and it's where most people hang out, talk about anything from your dog to how much you hate mini pets.Okay I joined - what now?
You'll probably want to choose a name for yourself first of all. Your name does not have to be your Achaea character's name, but most people choose to make theirs that. Every Discord user has an account name that they can change at any time. However, if you want your account name to be different
from your name in the Achaea discord, then you can use Discord's nickname feature! Simply type /nick Yournewname
in any part of the Achaean discord and your nickname will be changed instantly! You can do this as many times as you want.
Now that you have a name, you'll probably want to silence all or most of the channels in the Discord. It's pretty active, so if you don't do this then you'll likely get noisy notifications very often. You can manage your global notification settings in the general settings cogwheel at the bottom left of the client, or you can right click on the Achaean discord icon and select server-specific settings like this:
I suggest from this menu that you mute the entire server, which will still give you a notification if your are specifically tagged by someone else, similar to these forums. Otherwise from here you can mute everything entirely, or mute nothing at all. At the bare minimum I suggest muting the #deathsight server since it's just a bot talking in there!Ada-bot!
That's right, your friendly neighborhood Ada has used the Discord bot API to string together Ada-bot aka Karlie! She is open source too, so feel free to contribute or share ideas https://github.com/adayoung/ada-bot/
Currently her coolest features include our #deathsight channel which is a live feed of Achaea deathsight, and the !whois functionality which works similarly to an ingame HONOURS command.Should I be an asshole?
Hey, no don't do that!
This is not
an official Achaean community and is not endorsed by the administration in any way. That being said however, we are all trying to have a good time in this chat. We currently have 3 administrators and they can ban you for any reason they see fit. Nobody has been banned yet so far, so good job everyone. Please do keep the chat work safe and be respectful of others - that means no NSFW pictures or creepy chat, this is a public community not your invite-only clan.
If you have any questions or need any help getting in or setting things up, let me know!
Hope to see you in Discord.