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February Recruiting Contest Update

February Recruiting Contest During the entire month of February the Personnel Service Center will be hosting a Recruiting Contest open to all of our members regardless of division. The Contest Get out and recruit new members to eGO. There will be three overall winners as well as an individual winner from each division. The Rules Recruits MUST include your name as the recommended by on the application. They won’t be counted if there is no recommended by on the application. If a recruit types more than one name as recommended by, it will count as 1 for all the members whose names are on the application. Returning members will NOT be counted as a recruit within the contest. If a person gets below… Read more

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Minecraft Star Wars Build Contest

  EdgeGamers Minecraft Star Wars Build Contest Greetings Star Wars fans. We are excited to announce our Minecraft Build Contest with our theme based all around the extremely popular Star Wars film series. Players will create a Star Wars themed build (pixel art, diorama, etc) on the EdgeGamers’ Minecraft server (mine.edge-gamers.com) in the designated contest Plot World between Friday, February 12th and Sunday, February 14th. A grand prize of a Corsair K30 Gaming Keyboard will be given to the best build. Honorary mentions will receive an album code from Monstercat’s latest release, Threshold. All participants must create an account (with a verified ID in the admin system) on the EdgeGamers forum and sign up on the official Star Wars Build Contest thread.   Forum Account… Read more

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Zalman Sponsors EdgeGamers

We are excited to announce a new sponsorship with our community. Zalman, a manufacturer of system cooling solutions, low noise power supplies, and audio products has come on board as a strong supporter of EdgeGamers. Zalman will be providing us with an initial run of their Z-line of computer cases making them available to a handful of members of our community. We are looking forward to what the partnership will bring in the future. If you want to check out the full product lineup that Zalman offers, check them out on Amazon. Already own a Zalman product? Drop them a review on Amazon and send a link over to JohnT on our forums. Read more

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Shop Amazon? Here’s Your Gaming Keyboard Buyers Guide

EdgeGamers Keyboard Buyers Guide Time for a new keyboard? We asked the EdgeGamers community what they are currently gaming with. We took all of the results and threw them all together into this buyers guide. If you need a new keyboard or are just looking for an upgrade take a look over these recommended options below. Logitech G110 Custom-color backlit keys: Personalize your keyboard and easily locate the right keys, even in the dark Integrated USB audio: Headphone and mic jacks let you use your headset for clear communication with teammates 12 programmable G-keys: 3 macros per key make it easy to pre-set up to 36 unique functions per game, including single keystrokes and complex macros High-speed USB 2.0 hub… Read more

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February Recruiting Contest

February Recruiting Contest During the entire month of February the Personnel Service Center will be hosting a Recruiting Contest open to all of our members regardless of division. The Contest Get out and recruit new members to eGO. There will be three overall winners as well as an individual winner from each division. The Rules Recruits MUST include your name as the recommended by on the application. They won’t be counted if there is no recommended by on the application. If a recruit types more than one name as recommended by, it will count as 1 for all the members whose names are on the application. Returning members will NOT be counted as a recruit within the contest. If a person gets below… Read more

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EdgeGamers CS:GO Team Goes To Fragadelphia

EdgeGamers Heads To Fragadelphia Our Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team heads out to Fragadelphia in search of claiming part of the $12,000 prize pool offered at this years LAN. An expected 24 teams are set to compete this year making the field a tough test of the skills of our eGO team. You can catch coverage of the event live at Azubu.tv throughout the weekend. EdgeGamers will have their first match this Friday around 4:00pm ET. Official times will be released shortly. www.azubu.tv/fragadelphia www.azubu.tv/fragadelphia2 http://challonge.com/Fragadelphia7 Read more

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Scheduled Source Server Maintenance

Our Source Servers will be taken offline to undergo scheduled maintenance Monday, January 18 (1/18/16) at 10:00pm PST. Estimated downtime is expected to be roughly two hours. Services affected are listed below. Counter-Strike: Source Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Day of Defeat: Source Team Fortress 2 Thank you for your understanding. Read more

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Downloadable Content, A Gruesome Experience?

Do you even deliver a completed video game, bro? Downloadable content or DLC is the tool of the new generation to make more money and expand on a game. I’m pretty sure all of you can agree when I say DLC can both suck and be the best thing that ever happened to the video game industry (right after Electronic EULAs, which is what you get when you purchase a game through platforms such as Steam or Origin). Wikipedia, a reference to be consulted on a daily basis, says: “Downloadable content (DLC) is additional content created for a released video game. It is distributed through the Internet by the game’s official publisher. Downloadable content can be of several types, ranging from… Read more