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King Arthur - July 25, 2009 08:23 PM (GMT)
> I am proud to announce this week's news:

> First: The new banner has been chosen!!! Congratulations to it's author: Dylan :yes:

> Second: Look at our new and shiny recruitment topic! (next post) With images from our members, including Tomas_Speed's ones (very good ones, btw :yes:)

> Third: No way! It cannot be! Could it? What's that? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it Superman? NOOOO!!!! OMG! Ancient Legion has raised its minimum requirements!!!!
> We are now requiring new members to be 85 f2p combat upwards. The current members will not have to reach 85 combat if they are currently under 85 (although current trial members might have to get it before they are accepted as Full Members), and we can still accept lower levels if ther are referred to AL by one of our current members, so you can still ask your friends to join :yes:. Bear in mind this is still in 'beta' stage, which means we can still go back to 75 combat if 85 proves to be too high or too demanding.

> Please discuss the new banner, the new recruitment topic and the reqs change.

King Arthur - July 25, 2009 08:23 PM (GMT)

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What is Ancient Legion?
Ancient Legion was founded on April 15th, 2008 by two brothers. Since then, AL has been an always growing community, with an average of 5~10 new members per month. We have been estabilishing alliances with major clans on Runescape clanning community as we climb the ranks.
AL has as some of their main purpose being a friendly commuity, as well becoming notable among other clans.

Why should you join AL?

We could write a whole paragraph on how we focus on warring/skilling or being a friendly community. But that's what all other clans are... All their intro paragraphs say so... But we are different...
Don't misread it though: We are indeed a friendly community, but what makes AL unique?
  • Our rules are enforced by various means, whether it be on the Clan Chat or the Forums. Many clans crumble for lack of rule enforcement. We don't.
  • We are very active indeed. Some clans schedule their 1~2 events/week, or 1~2 wars/month. We don't. We schedule form 4~5 events/week (not counting short-notice events) and a constant of 1 warring (or war practice) per week. You won't find a friendly community with that rate of warring, and by joining Ancient Legion, you won't have to decide between activity and community.
  • Although most of our events are F2P, we do schedule P2P events, and even a newbie trial member can schedule and request a headline for their own event, whether it be a minigame or a made up game.
  • We have medium combat requirements (see below) and low item requirements, making it easy to become a Full Member once accepted.
  • As every Runescape player, we strive for recognition as well notableness from the other clans, and as such, if you want to become famous, help and be helped to reach that goal, we are the right place for you.
  • Other clans' staff are often offline or unreachable, or use their rank to get distance from the other members. In AL, our High Council members are as members as any other. They hardly use their rank powers, and are always accessible, willing to help or talk.
  • Feats on the clan are NOT unnoticed. We are one of the few clans that award Clan Award Points for each good feat you do on the clan. It doesn't have to be anything big. Great tanking, winning contests or even being accepted from Trial to Full member award you these points!


What do we do?
Most clans would say: Wars, Monster trips and PK trips... But that's always the same thing... We are better. We do:
  • Clan Wars
  • Monster Trips (KBD, KQ, Corp Beast, GWD)
  • PVP Trips, BH Trips
  • Week-lasting contests
  • Minigames such as (Fist of Guthix, Pest Control, the new Mobilising Armies)
  • Roach Hunts
  • Seasonal Clan Awards
  • Made up events (using the new Faruq Tools)
  • Occasional Funorb events and tournaments
  • Interclan duel tournaments
  • And if your favorite event is not there, you are free to schedule it. You don't need to ask an event coordinator to do it for you!

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Clan Info
Standard player Requirements:
85 Combat or 75 with referral

Pure Requirements:
80 Magic or Range

Item Requirements
  • Full set of Runite Armour
  • Explorer Ring 3 is a requirement for full membership
  • Team Cape 15


    How to apply
    To apply, visit our forums at http://z9.invisionfree.com/Ancient_legion/ register an account. After you are validated and accepted you'll be given Trial Membership. Easy as that. Please note that we require a screenshot of your skills. You can upload it directly to our forums if needed. When you meet the necessary requirements to become a Full member you'll be able to apply.
    You don't really have to meet the requirements to be a Trial Member. Only Full Members meet the reqs.

    Leaders
    Golden Arm42
    Lamb Bug


    High Council
    K Arthur90
    Runeter2
    Litoua


  • All members are to follow our rules, as well Jagex rules.
  • No multi-clanning, except for GWD/Corp clans, pure clans, or merchanting clans.
  • Leaders and Council holds the final word.
Remember: You could join a clan. Or you can join Ancient Legion!

tubu1982 - July 25, 2009 08:28 PM (GMT)
i like the recruitment topic :D its amazing! and the banner is good :) i agree with everything with except the recruitment raise... thats really demanding :unsure: expecially for some people (*cough* jss *cough*)

Redeyes2496 - July 25, 2009 08:29 PM (GMT)
looks sharp, nice job arthur. banner looks good dylan, and nice job tomas with the pictures lol :sunglasses:

King Arthur - July 25, 2009 08:31 PM (GMT)
> Jss has nothing to worry. Once he gets 75 combat he'll be promoted to full already.

Lit - July 25, 2009 08:34 PM (GMT)
Well done with the Images. The rec topic is short and understandable, just as it should be.

Grats on winning the Banner Contests, Dylan. :D

About the requirements: There will be always unhappy people. We try to keep those "unhappy people" to the minimum number as possible. For that reason I (and many others too I believe) offer myself to help you train your way to 85 Combat if you don't have it yet. Just drop me a PM here or in-game if you have questions or would like some training-company. ;)

Don't worry about the reqs, you'll see they are for the benefit of the clan sooner or later.

EDIT: Jss has been doing a good job lately, and I believe you all know how much effort he put in his training in the past days. You just don't worry Jss. :)

65dragon3 - July 25, 2009 08:34 PM (GMT)
nice i like it :P

Redeyes2496 - July 25, 2009 08:36 PM (GMT)
QUOTE (King Arthur @ Jul 25 2009, 03:23 PM)

How to apply
To apply, visit our forums at http://z9.invisionfree.com/Ancient_legion/ register an account. After you are validated and accepted you'll be giver Trial Membership. Easy as that. Please note that we require a screenshot of your skills. You can upload it directly to our forums if needed.


Found a typo, it's in italics :P

tubu1982 - July 25, 2009 08:37 PM (GMT)
not just jss... everyone. it took me almost a month of non stop slayer / cockroach training to get from 75-85. im not the most active of anyone but i am actually kind of active. i know we want to get higher members... but we should just try to appeal to the higher lvs, instead of making our requirements higher lv... also, i love the diversity of the clan. its what makes this clan the best! not just having lv 90-100... having 75-130's in it... it means events are a lot more fun and we can do some high lv events (gwd) and lower lv events. (cant think of one right now :P )

Kevinsaurus - July 25, 2009 08:38 PM (GMT)
everything is so ftw ^_^

Lord - July 25, 2009 08:43 PM (GMT)
all i gotta say is if this were a lady, it would be love at first site. very very talented arthur on writing and explaining. good job on banner and good job with picture.

i hope this can help make al a better clan =)

Old faintman - July 25, 2009 09:03 PM (GMT)
Nice recruiment topic and gratz dylan.. banner looks awesome :P

Faint :king:

King Arthur - July 25, 2009 09:03 PM (GMT)
> We will not put pressure current members with less than 85 combat. This requirement is directed to new comers. New members. Current members are not directly affected by it.

Animal - July 25, 2009 09:53 PM (GMT)
Al ftw! :D
Yay my name's in one of the pics. :)

Tomas_Speed - July 25, 2009 10:56 PM (GMT)
Nicely done arthur :D

Congratz on wining the banner contest and gratz for us for getting a new banner.

The recrutement topic is just great. I love it :wub:

Good job guys :D

Dylan - July 26, 2009 03:13 AM (GMT)
:wub: my banner won ftw!

my only problem with the update is the 85 combat, its gonna take a while, but ill get there.

the thief207 - July 26, 2009 03:07 PM (GMT)
QUOTE (tubu1982 @ Jul 25 2009, 03:28 PM)
i like the recruitment topic :D its amazing! and the banner is good :) i agree with everything with except the recruitment raise... thats really demanding :unsure: expecially for some people (*cough* jss *cough*)

hey now jss aint the only one im only lvl 84 but make up for it in str kinda
it'll be higher when meh mems comes :yes: cause meh att is so low now.....62 :yes:

CyberianWolf - July 26, 2009 05:31 PM (GMT)
Whoot! I'm in two of the Pics! :yes:

Actually Arthur, I have to say this is the most professional recruitment page I have ever seen. :king: This is absolutey fabulous.

CWolf :sunglasses:

naruto o14 - July 26, 2009 05:43 PM (GMT)
i like the new banner looks cool.!!!!! :sunglasses:

U R Dead Nao - July 28, 2009 12:15 AM (GMT)
1. Great
2. Great
3. Great

Wow! Three great updates! I'm excited about this! :D i'm about to recruit a level 74 who is a pretty neat guy, i plan on helping him out in getting 85 cb, or 75 as a start.

Icewolf68 - July 28, 2009 02:39 AM (GMT)
I do believe that AL has finally reached the point at which reqs should be raised.... But I don't think 75 with referall is a great idea. To me it just seems a little unprofessional. I don't know, it's just my opinion.
I think if your going to officially raise the requirements, you sorta need to be strict and stick with them


ice

Dylan - July 28, 2009 06:41 AM (GMT)
maybe all the people under 85, but are already members just be reset to trial? this would affect me, but it seems reasonable, so we only have 85+ ppl at wars.

oh and btw, isnt golden only 84?

Imso Hot - July 28, 2009 06:46 AM (GMT)
Tomas made the recruitment topic picture? :o
Wow you can edit good :lol:


Btw im in it too! :wub: My gwd pic on left hhitting 42 :unsure:

Tomas_Speed - July 28, 2009 07:51 AM (GMT)
QUOTE
Tomas made the recruitment topic picture? :o
Wow you can edit good :lol:


Btw im in it too! :wub: My gwd pic on left hhitting 42 :unsure:


As much as i would like to take credit for something i didnt do, only the pictures are mine, the edit was made by Arthur. ^_^

101laxkid2 - July 28, 2009 02:05 PM (GMT)
Well, its not bad that we have lower leel people at wars, cause even if they level 3 they can still tank and buy time for everyone else, so maybe only bar them from matched opts wars? it really doesnt make the clan worse to have more lower level people, so therefore i don't think we should bar <85 cbpeople from wars.

stingster2 - July 28, 2009 05:25 PM (GMT)
great i like the new banner and i love the way that the clan be a higher and better clan with a requirement

King Arthur - July 28, 2009 10:10 PM (GMT)
> We are not barring lower levelled players from Clan Wars. Every single member with the 'Full Member' rank is supposed to be on our mandatory wars. Every 'Trial Member' may come to Fun Wars. The new requirements were not set to segregate the current low levels from the higher levels. As I couldn't enforce it any more: The new requirements are applied to new members only.[/n]

> As for the 'referral' thing, that is needed because I know there are clanmembers that have friends they'd like to join AL so they can be on the same clan and enjoy the community better. That's why you can refer someone to the clan. Although [b]lying about your referral won't help you much as we'll ask your referrer about you
(Mwwhahahahahha!).

blompty - August 1, 2009 11:35 AM (GMT)
QUOTE (101laxkid2 @ Jul 28 2009, 09:05 AM)
Well, its not bad that we have lower leel people at wars, cause even if they level 3 they can still tank and buy time for everyone else, so maybe only bar them from matched opts wars? it really doesnt make the clan worse to have more lower level people, so therefore i don't think we should bar <85 cbpeople from wars.

Wel, then the members have incentive to level. If they dont want to level, there not the kind of member we want in the clan.

coolmageİ - August 1, 2009 01:15 PM (GMT)
Oh what the hell guys, I finally reach the requirements then you raise them...

Wolfclaw104 - August 1, 2009 02:37 PM (GMT)
Wait, now I have to get 85 cb, to become a full member again?

Puranox - August 1, 2009 02:47 PM (GMT)
QUOTE (King Arthur @ Jul 29 2009, 12:10 AM)
> We are not barring lower levelled players from Clan Wars. Every single member with the 'Full Member' rank is supposed to be on our mandatory wars. Every 'Trial Member' may come to Fun Wars. The new requirements were not set to segregate the current low levels from the higher levels. As I couldn't enforce it any more: The new requirements are applied to new members only.[/n]

> As for the 'referral' thing, that is needed because I know there are clanmembers that have friends they'd like to join AL so they can be on the same clan and enjoy the community better. That's why you can refer someone to the clan. Although [b]lying about your referral won't help you much as we'll ask your referrer about you
(Mwwhahahahahha!).

^ Nope.

Only if you became a Trial Member after the requirements were highered.

King Arthur - August 1, 2009 08:45 PM (GMT)
> Pura said everything. I couldn't express as good as that. Oh wait... I wrote that :P :king:

101laxkid2 - August 2, 2009 05:03 PM (GMT)
What im saying is that they shouldnt be barred from wars... That makes no sense. And it will take 2 weeks of non stop training to get to 75-85 cb, so it would be unfair for members who are trying to reach the level and getting barred.




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