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Achaea Discord - Come chat in real time!

RomRom Posts: 494Member ✭✭✭✭✭ - Grand Achaean
edited April 20 in The Universal Membrane
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/013ZyezVsqqd1MmBf

What 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.
Chat with other players in real time on your phone, browser, or desktop client:
Come join the Achaea discord!
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Comments

  • AtalkezAtalkez Posts: 4,053Member, Secret Squirrel @@ - Legendary Achaean
    If nothing else, join up so you can troll @Aegoth. It's like my pastime now.


    You hug Aurora compassionately.
    Kenway
  • AegothAegoth Posts: 2,168Member @@ - Legendary Achaean
    edited April 20
    Silly Atalkez.. you cannot troll a troll
    ShirszaeShayde
  • MelodieMelodie Port Saint Lucie, FloridaPosts: 4,564Member @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Ugh that picture makes my heart so inexplicably happy.
    "You have had an extraordinary adventure, my dear. Extraordinary! One that few people could ever imagine. Treasure it. Keep it safe and secure, tucked away in some special place in your heart. 

    But... don't spend the rest of your days chasing a ghost."
  • AegothAegoth Posts: 2,168Member @@ - Legendary Achaean
    looks like you falling right into my trap.

    @yae, omh so good
  • AtalkezAtalkez Posts: 4,053Member, Secret Squirrel @@ - Legendary Achaean
    You stand up and stretch your arms out wide.

    Looks like I'm about to brokenstar u son


    You hug Aurora compassionately.
  • AegothAegoth Posts: 2,168Member @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Ah, but observe the evil grin on my face, the malevolent twinkle in my black, soulless eyes devoid of compassion or fear. That, my dear warrior, is the look of triumph as the hero descends into the abyss of defeat
    Atalkez
  • AtalkezAtalkez Posts: 4,053Member, Secret Squirrel @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Cool story bro


    You hug Aurora compassionately.
    Aegoth
  • KenwayKenway San FranciscoPosts: 1,123Member @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Stumpy Boom-Balls vs Patchy Twinkle-Do
    Next time on Dragon Ball Z!

    - Limb Counter - Fracture Relapsing -
    "Honestly, I just love that it counts limbs." - Mizik Corten
  • RangorRangor Posts: 2,890Member @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Better than tmc? 
    image
    Rom
  • KresslackKresslack Florida, United StatesPosts: 5,635Member @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Still a better love story than Twilight. 


  • CailinCailin Posts: 62Member ✭✭ - Stalwart
    Okay, I HAVE to ask... @Rom is Rocktamer your discord name or did you just grab a random pic off the internet? Because Creativerse. Do you play Creativerse?
  • RomRom Posts: 494Member ✭✭✭✭✭ - Grand Achaean
    @Cailin Rocktamer is an old achaean and was the first name that came to my head of a dormant person to use in an example nickname picture. My name on the Achaea Discord is... Rom. :#
    (never heard of Creativerse)
    Chat with other players in real time on your phone, browser, or desktop client:
    Come join the Achaea discord!
    Yae
  • CailinCailin Posts: 62Member ✭✭ - Stalwart
    Haha okay just a coincidence then. *hides face*
    Rom
  • UtianimaUtianima Norway and AustriaPosts: 215Member ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    Joined. Thanks for posting about this @Rom.

    Rom
  • RomRom Posts: 494Member ✭✭✭✭✭ - Grand Achaean
    Forgot to mention in the OP that Discord is also available with full functionality on Android, iOS, windows phone and probably any other OS you may have.

    Lots of people like joining and chatting on their lunch break or other lulls on their phone. You can too!
    Chat with other players in real time on your phone, browser, or desktop client:
    Come join the Achaea discord!
    ShirszaeUtianima
  • YaeYae Posts: 292Member @ - Epic Achaean
    edited April 27
    I also sometimes offer drawing freebies when I feel like it (as seen above). Come join the chaos.  :o
    Art commissions are closed! Commission Status: 07/10.
    Next: Atalkez, Minifie, Tahquil, Shirszae, Alieze, Kelara, Valkyn, Rakkaro, Loalaine, Minifie.

    Waiting on new computer, lol.
    Shirszae
  • TreyTrey Posts: 4,503Member @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Yae said:
    I also sometimes offer drawing freebies when I feel like it (as seen above). Come join the chaos.  :o
    You didn't share the best one.

    Shirszae
  • XadenXaden Posts: 2,076Member @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Sexy beast.
    UtianimaKyrraTrey
  • DaeirDaeir AustraliaPosts: 6,259Member, Secret Squirrel @@ - Legendary Achaean
    I thought the trails on the shirt collar were ornately arranged chest hairs at first. Was slightly disappointed when I realized they were the shirt.
  • TahquilTahquil Posts: 3,745Member @@ - Legendary Achaean
    I don't want to out anyone but I swear Yae is behind the super sexy Sanders pics.

    http://m.imgur.com/gallery/ScLkz
    Shirszae
  • ZenithZenith Posts: 10Member
    Or perhaps the whole shirt is made from chest hair. It's like a male version of Bayonetta. 
    LaedhaUtianima
  • TreyTrey Posts: 4,503Member @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Zenith said:
    Or perhaps the whole shirt is made from chest hair. It's like a male version of Bayonetta. 
    No, just brocades and embroidery. I'm fancy like a gay peacock threesome.

    Siduri
  • DaeirDaeir AustraliaPosts: 6,259Member, Secret Squirrel @@ - Legendary Achaean
    I hear if you say "gay peacock" three times into a mirror, Silas appears behind you.
    SiduriShaydeKiahPeak
  • ErasarielErasariel Posts: 757Member ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    Love the spontaneous voice chat sessions on there, too! Probably half the reason I'm in there.

    Join us!


    League of Legends: IA ROCKS (NA)
    Guild Wars 2: erasariel.1532 - Devona's Rest (NA)
    Final Fantasy XIV: Novi Selea - Cactuar (NA)
    Steam: http://steamcommunity.com/id/ErasarielOfAchaea/
    Achaea: Erasariel (duh!)
    Zahan
  • KayleKayle Posts: 65Member ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    Is this still a thing? Says the invite link is old. Is there a new one?
  • MishgulMishgul ROTHERHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMPosts: 5,305Member @@ - Legendary Achaean

    -

    One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important

    As drawn by Shayde
    hic locus est ubi mors gaudet succurrere vitae
  • SayennaSayenna Posts: 188Member ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    You'll have to ask someone for a link. It's "private" now because of a certain... Problem person, who couldn't take the hint.
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