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MGS Does D&D El Paso Alternate Reality Style

Join us Saturday, the 12th of May at MGS – 1121 Larry Mahan Drive, Suite A, El Paso, TX 79925 – for a LIVE session of D&D played by Brandon from the KLAQ Morning Show and several MGS staff being DM’d by Justin Del Valle. Here’s a little teaser for you from the setting, which is an alternative future reality of El Paso:

As James slinked his way down the mountainside he pondered to himself what would await him across the next ridge. He had heard plenty of stories about Concordia, of its shady dealings and checkered past; yet shady dealings meant possible payouts and James was hungry for his next haul. What greeted James did not disappoint his sense of adventure.

Rising up into the mountains was what looked like a sprawling monastery completely out of place for this part of the world, but he valued oddities like this and that generally meant an equally eccentric clientele, or in his mind, targets. He pulled out his looking glass to get a better sense of just who and perhaps, what, he was up against. A peculiar choice of art graced the facades of most of the towers, or perhaps it lent itself to the purpose of this complex; a mining pick. That meant one thing in his mind, precious metals. Was this an elaborate mining complex where they unearthed buried treasures? At the very least, something of this size would at least have a safe or two stocked full of coin that could find its way into his possession.  As he scanned the multitude of buildings he noticed something humanoid; well, in shape, maybe not in size to which he was generally accustomed. Dwarves. Of course, it had to be dwarves, the inventors of the modern home security system.

Okay, this could be a good thing he mused to himself. Dwarves are generally a good sign of things stashed away and possibly forgotten, so it may not be immediately missed, whatever it is he decided to pilfer from their inventory. He scanned desperately looking for a warehouse or the very least a mine entrance so he could track the sweet pay dirt to its place of safe keeping. Books, books and more books. No one is carrying any crates or pushing any carts. This is all wrong, this can’t be right. Then it hit him, this isn’t a mine, this is a university, a place of useless learning, not of the sweet gold stuff or the glittery glory of gems or jewels. Well, maybe I can still make off with some of the tuition he resigned himself to plotting. He let out a sigh, “oh well, I’ve heard at least they have good tequila.” James made his way down the mountain to find the nearest tavern and plot his next move.

Join us in our new alternate world, the creation of Justin and Brandon as a campaign setting for Dungeons and Dragons. Show up, cheer us on and save 10% on Dungeons and Dragons manuals, miniatures and dice sets. Check it out on Twitch.tv/MilitaryGamerSupply

 

Brandon keeps himself busy and entertained by coming up with the next project for Silver Sun Systems to tackle which includes Military Gamer Supply, Silver Sun Republic and a whole lot of other seemingly random pieces that are all part of the master plan!

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Memberships Have Been Revamped!

We’ve changed the way our memberships work on the online store. Now they’ve been streamlined to serve you better. We have also begun working to completely rework the webstore and focus on specific game systems to help you gain better access to pre-ordering and figuring out what you need for your next tournament, future army or open play.

We hope you’ll continue to support us the way you all always have and here’s to many more years of building a great community of gamers.

Check it out at http://www.militarygamersupply.com/memberships

You can get a FREE membership that is used to stay informed with newsletters, sales and other sweet offerings. We also have a Military membership that only requires you to show proof of service and gets you 5% off. On top of that we have Bronze, Silver and Gold that will earn you up to 10% off on in store and select online store purchases. We’re also adding some digital subscription service features and working to improve our membership program with additional content all the time.

Consider a membership with Military Gamer Supply today and help us continue to build an amazing place for gamers to game the way they want.

Brandon keeps himself busy and entertained by coming up with the next project for Silver Sun Systems to tackle which includes Military Gamer Supply, Silver Sun Republic and a whole lot of other seemingly random pieces that are all part of the master plan!

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Did You Know? We Have a PC Gaming Community! Two of Them!

If you’re looking for PvP oriented group that values organization and teamwork, then check out the Silver Sun Republic.
A community for current and former US Military; miss the camaraderie you enjoyed while serving or if you’re still serving then this is the place for you.

If you’re a gamer like me then you probably don’t limit yourself to just one platform, genre or form of gaming and love everything from tabletop to card games and video games. Military Gamer Supply was built with all gamers of all walks of life in mind and that includes the Console and PC Gaming crowd!

As we work on rolling out our LAN and E-Sport setup over the next year we want to let you get in on the action right away with two gaming communities that we’ve supported for years before MGS was ever a thing; you might even notice the connection between MilitaryGamers.com and what we ended up naming our own store. If you’re a competitive gamer or see yourself as more of a casual player then we’ve got you covered in both communities.

Silver Sun Republic was founded by me, Jeremiah, Tyler and a few others many years ago.  It’s actually going on 15 years or so ever since the Everquest 1 and Ultima Online days and has appeared in many different MMOs since then covering mostly strategy and open PvP conquest sandbox games where we’ve been the core of many different alliances and groups that have dominated servers with the rest of the population rising up to knock us off the top. We’ve done it many different games to include Planetside 1 and 2, Age of Conan, Shadowbane, EVE Online and most famously, Darkfall Online as part of the Kingdom of Hyperion where we conquered 2/3rds of the entire map with the Goons of Something Awful having to literally bribe people with real money to take us down. Now we’re gearing up for Life is Feudal, which is a medieval conquest MMO complete with castle building, siege mechanics, twitch combat and a crafting system with more depth than most of us ever imagined. We host our own servers for games like ARMA III, Life is Feudal: Your Own, GTA: San Andreas Multiplayer, Morrowind Multiplayer Mod and a whole lot more.

You can check out Silver Sun Republic by visiting http://www.silversunrepublic.com.

Are you current or former military? Do you want to join a community made up of other current and former military members?  MilitaryGamers.com is your best choice.  A lot of other communities have popped up making the same claim, but MG is the ONLY community that boasts a roster of over 3,200 registrations, 99.5% of which are all military members with the small percentage made up of dependents and longtime gaming buddies. The community provides a close knit support network that has provided several “saves” for service members who are struggling with service connected injuries. If you’re looking for the same level of camaraderie that you associate with your military service, then make sure you check out MilitaryGamers.com today.

Check out MilitaryGamers.com at http://www.MilitaryGamers.com.

 

Brandon keeps himself busy and entertained by coming up with the next project for Silver Sun Systems to tackle which includes Military Gamer Supply, Silver Sun Republic and a whole lot of other seemingly random pieces that are all part of the master plan!

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Join Our Fundraising Team for Extra Life 2017

Want to know how YOU can be a hero?  We’re making it easy for you to join us in our quest to raise money for Children’s Hospitals all across the United States and here locally for El Paso.

All you have to do is register for our team by visiting the Extra Life website through our Team’s Page.  We’ve already got a few people signed up, but we know there’s more of you out there ready to make a difference by raising money and gaming for 24 hours.  You don’t have to join us for the full 24 hours and how much you raise depends on how much you want to spread the word for an amazing cause.

Our event will start on 4 November 2017 at 9 AM locally and end the next day on the 5th of November at 9 AM.  You’re welcome to show up whenever and participate in the games we’ll have going on in the store.  Check out the event on our Google Calendar or indicate that you’re going on our Facebook Event.

You can join us in the store or play online and check in via our Twitch.tv page.  We’ll be broadcasting several streamers including our own from the store, so join us for a great cause.

More details about the day itself will be available shortly.  If you’re interested in hosting a game or two and have some ideas on how to raise funds through various game mechanics all proceeds raised during that day will go to benefit the Childrens Hospital Network.

Brandon keeps himself busy and entertained by coming up with the next project for Silver Sun Systems to tackle which includes Military Gamer Supply, Silver Sun Republic and a whole lot of other seemingly random pieces that are all part of the master plan!

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24 Hours of Gaming for Military Families – 4 Nov 2017

We’re gaming for the military families, for the kids who already have it rough with Mom or Dad (and sometimes both!) away from home serving their country.  We’ve touched several family’s lives providing gaming consoles, games and other cool stuff to let them know that we appreciate their sacrifice as part of the military community.

The resiliency of our Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen and Coast Guardsmen serving overseas starts and ends at home and to take care of their kids is to take care of them as well.  We game for our military families!

We’ll be livestreaming on our Twitch.tv channel as well as Facebook from time to time with updates on our progress and the battle against sleep.  You can join our team or donate by checking out our Extra-Life.org page.

You can get in on the action and stay on top of what’s going on by visiting our Google Calendar entry for that day, 4 Nov 2017.

Or if you prefer the Facebook way of tracking your events, check out our Facebook Event and stay up to date that way.

Brandon keeps himself busy and entertained by coming up with the next project for Silver Sun Systems to tackle which includes Military Gamer Supply, Silver Sun Republic and a whole lot of other seemingly random pieces that are all part of the master plan!

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Help Us Design the Gaming Hardware of the Future

We’re part of an AMAZING opportunity to have direct input on a brand new line of gaming hardware that will be produced by a new up and coming company.  They want to hear from you on what makes a great keyboard, mouse and headset.  We’re helping them gather data and you can have a direct line to the design team by filling out this simple survey.

This is a first run survey that is meant to gather some initial feedback, but there will be more follow up surveys that allow you to get as detailed as you want in what your dream gaming peripherals would look like.  They already have hardware in development for things like power and USB cables as well as routers with many more lines rolling out all the time.

We should have some demo products available to you shortly on their existing hardware lines and soon you’ll be able to purchase them right from our brick and mortar shop and the online store.  We’re excited for this new partnership and we hope you join us in providing feedback to produce the best, next generation of gaming hardware.

Brandon keeps himself busy and entertained by coming up with the next project for Silver Sun Systems to tackle which includes Military Gamer Supply, Silver Sun Republic and a whole lot of other seemingly random pieces that are all part of the master plan!

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Get Discord, Get MGS Events in Your Phone, Get Good

We already know how awesome you are and that’s why we always love seeing you in the store.  Sometimes life can get crazy with all the social media apps, updates, reminders, blah, blah, blah.  We know you’re riding the struggle bus that life throws at all of us, but don’t worry, we’re here for you!  That’s why we’re putting together an awesome orchestra of Discord goodness that will give you a fully integrated option to get updates on events in the same place where you can text and talk with other members of the community.  Rather than throw another brick into the wall of life, we’re working to make it easier for you to connect with fellow MGS gamers and arrange for matches or get the latest on Dungeons and Dragons, Magic: The Gathering or whatever other organized play we’ve got going on.

That’s where Discord comes in and we’ve connected our Google Calendar to it in order to provide you a weekly outlook so you know what you have to look forward to at the end of the work day or on the weekends.  We’re with you every step of the way with events going on every week night because sometimes working for the weekend just doesn’t cut it.

Not only do we bring you events, but we have channels specific to your favorite games.  On top of that we also provide automatic reminders and links to our livestreams when we have them going.  Shortly we’ll even let you RSVP through the Discord App to ensure your greatest desire to show up and curb stomp the competition is duly noted.

Hop on our Discord Server by visiting our landing page or check out other ways to get more out of our plethora of community connecting concoctions and platforms by reading up on a few options available to you.

Brandon keeps himself busy and entertained by coming up with the next project for Silver Sun Systems to tackle which includes Military Gamer Supply, Silver Sun Republic and a whole lot of other seemingly random pieces that are all part of the master plan!

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We’ve Leveled Up Memberships — Get Yours Today!

We're Leveling Up Your Membership.

If you had a membership with us in the past then you have received a notice that your membership was cancelled, but don't worry! We're replacing it with a brand new system that is completely integrated with our website and our brand new webstore that is going to let us do some pretty cool stuff.

Like what? Let me do a sweet, table doodad that will highlight ALL THE THINGS!

  • Make Reservations for our Tavern Room or Spaceship Simulator online
  • Use your membership discounts on select online purchases
  • Access Member Only areas to participate in Narrative Campaigns
  • Get Exclusive Access to new projects and our own Game Development
  • Purchase Member Only T-Shirts and the Swaggiest of the Swag!
  • Sell your Armies, Miniatures or Gamer Gear Online & Offline through us
  • Whaaaaat? That sounds pretty awesome, right? So how do I get in on this hotness?

Get in on the new hotness.

Either go to our webstore at https://www.militarygamersupply.com/shop to see all the new products as they're added daily or go directly to the memberships section at https://www.militarygamersupply.com/product-categories/memberships or check out the bottom of this post to start shopping now.

Will the membership system change again?

It took us a bit to get it right, so we apologize for those who had memberships and had to re-up, but we've got it on lock down now since this new system achieves EXACTLY what we wanted in the first place.  Your memberships can now be integrated into the webstore directly without any of the crazy hassle we had to go through before.  Unless the sky falls and the aliens invade, this is our system since it does all the cool stuff we want it to do and will in turn let us do some cool stuff for you.

For more information, check out the membership product pages below or check out our Membership Overview page.

Thanks for being awesome!

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Membership Program Changes Are Here!

Changes are coming to memberships, oh wait, they’re here!

We’re Leveling Up Your Membership.

If you have a membership you have received a notice that your membership is being cancelled, but don’t worry! We’re replacing it with a brand new system that is completely integrated with our website and our brand new webstore that is going to let us do some pretty cool stuff.

Like what? Let me do a sweet, table doodad that will highlight ALL THE THINGS!

  • Make Reservations for our Tavern Room or Spaceship Simulator online
  • Use your membership discounts on select online purchases
  • Access Member Only areas to participate in Narrative Campaigns
  • Get Exclusive Access to new projects and our own Game Development
  • Purchase Member Only T-Shirts and the Swaggiest of the Swag!
  • Sell your Armies, Miniatures or Gamer Gear Online & Offline through us
  • Whaaaaat? That sounds pretty awesome, right? So how do I get in on this hotness?

Get in on the new hotness.

Either go to our webstore at https://www.militarygamersupply.com/shop to see all the new products as they’re added daily or go directly to the memberships section at https://www.militarygamersupply.com/product-categories/memberships

What about my current subscription?

We’re calculating all the days you currently have left and as soon as you sign up for your replacement subscription we’ll add those on top. As a bonus, for those folks who deployed and didn’t turn off your subscriptions, well, we get it, we’re going to add extra time on top of your subscription when you get back. This is also a chance to turn it off in case you forgot.

Let us know if you’re not satisfied with the transition and we’ll do whatever it takes to make it right. We’re hoping that when you see the new system you’ll totally understand why this is a better way of doing things.

Thanks for being awesome!

Brandon keeps himself busy and entertained by coming up with the next project for Silver Sun Systems to tackle which includes Military Gamer Supply, Silver Sun Republic and a whole lot of other seemingly random pieces that are all part of the master plan!

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Raise Up to $1,000, Possibly Even More For Your Store Team!

We have been approached with the offer to volunteer at two events to raise funds to spend however we wish and we’ve decided to open it up to you to help earn some extra cash for your favorite store team.

From the event organizers:

“The first event is Street Fest, and we are looking for a team of 10 volunteers to work Friday, June 23rd, and Saturday, June 24th from 4pm to 12am to assist in serving alcoholic and/or non-alcoholic beverages at different stations. If your team chooses to do so, you can set up shifts for multiple volunteers so the same 10 people aren’t having to work 8 hours straight.
If you decide to work the alcohol serving station, you will need a team of 10 members working at once for the entire time. You will be compensated with a $1,000.00 paycheck towards your organization or to split among your team as you see fit.
If you decide to work the non-alcoholic drink serving station, you will only need a team of 5 volunteers for the whole day, and will be given $750.00 towards your organization or to split among your team as you see fit.

All volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.

We are looking for as many as three teams, so if you’d like to work both stations, or have enough volunteers to work multiple stations at once, that is more than acceptable. Furthermore, any tips that you make during the event you can keep to do with as you see fit.

The Second event, taking place July 2nd, is the Ice Cream Festival. We are looking for any number of volunteers to work one or both shifts, being 12pm-4pm, or 4pm-8pm. If your team chooses to work the 4pm-8pm shift, each member will receive a $25 check for their time and efforts.

For both events,all volunteers will receive complimentary meals, drinks, entrance to said events, and a t-shirt (and other things) for their help.”

Please contact us via Facebook or in the store to let us know you want to volunteer so we can get you signed up.  We need to know ASAP.  Volunteer hours will be split proportionally among the teams, so for example, if Warhammer 40K provides 80% of the time, then 80% of the funds raised go to them.  Funds will be used for prize support, travel and entry fees.  These funds will be set aside and added on top of money already dedicated by MGS to support sponsored teams.

Brandon keeps himself busy and entertained by coming up with the next project for Silver Sun Systems to tackle which includes Military Gamer Supply, Silver Sun Republic and a whole lot of other seemingly random pieces that are all part of the master plan!