Rising Sun was founded by competent leaders and gaming enthusiasts with years of experience from previous guilds. Sharing a common vision of helping others to improve and succeed, it was shortly joined by like-minded seasoned veterans and new players with potential. Together, a solid foundation of a friendly, professional, and active community of gamers was formed.
We want to create a caring and warm gaming guild where all of its members can call their home. Our vision is to create a place where everyone can freely share their ideas and knowledge, a place where the same rules apply to everyone, and a place free from altercations amongst its members. Therefore, we are proud to officially announce the formation of Rising Sun and open our doors to players interested in joining our guild. We highly value activity, effort and friendship so that we can nurture the next generation of expert players, tournament winners, and leaders. Our energy, passion, and vision will ensure that Rising Sun shines brightly in the wider Shadow Era community.
We believe in equal opportunity for everyone, in meritocracy and rewarding contribution and activity. We believe in an egalitarian structure where every member is treated equally without discrimination. We believe in an open and constant exchange of ideas and sharing of decks. We believe in mutual help, support and learning. We believe in decency, civility, and respectful behavior between all players of Shadow Era. We believe in fair play, honesty, and playing within the rules. We believe that energy and persistence conquer all things. We want to share that energy with you.
Who we are
Rising Sun is a straightforward, peaceful environment to play Shadow Era and explore every element of the game. We promote a friendly, casual atmosphere where all its members are expected to participate in guild discussions on a regular basis. We believe strongly in the open exchange of ideas, foster constructive criticism, intense deck testing, analyzing the meta, and freely share our combined knowledge with others in the guild.
New players are more than welcome to join us - if you are willing to learn, Rising Sun is an excellent place to do so. We believe in fair play, without cheating, hacking, or exploitation of bugs. As a guild, we strive for excellence and seek to dominate every area of competitive play, and we are constantly aspiring to improve and learn new things.
While our guild is new, most of our players have been part of the Shadow Era scene for a long time. As a matter of fact, among our ranks are some of the best, most experienced players in the game; gaming professionals (both past and present) and tournament winners at all levels of competition. While many guilds have a high degree of game knowledge, what makes us truly unique is how we choose to use that expertise.
Rising Sun is just what it sounds like, a warm, enlightened place for you to play and grow as a player. We create actual friendships based on mutual respect in our guild. We strive to continuously learn and support each other. We assist one another by participating in events that guild members host, offering advice and scouting reports on common competitors, thoroughly testing even the silliest of deck concepts that our members might come up with, and giving constructive, well thought out criticism on both design and in-game decisions making. In fact, we have a proprietary system that is proven to take a new SE player from their first starter deck to above 300 rating in a single season.
Whether you are a new or veteran player, casual or hardcore, you will certainly find a place in Rising Sun. Our highly supportive environment allows you to raise your game and deckbuilding skills to a new level. We know that by combining our great theoretical knowledge with vast tournament understanding, we have the perfect combination for any aspiring Shadow Era player who is willing to learn and improve. We provide the tools to help each individual to progress, through comprehensive training programmes, IRC, and forums.
In short, the Rising Sun was formed by great players, and in turn - forms great players. If you want to be the best, then Rising Sun is the place for you. We look forward to learning from you as you learn from us as members of the Rising Sun.
Why should you be interested in joining Rising Sun?
The reasons for joining are as diverse as our membership base is:
- if you want to put your talents to good use, to grow as a player and improve your skills; - if you enjoy a welcoming and friendly atmosphere tailored for both casual and hardcore players; - if you favor a tightly-knit guild structure that provides a real sense of belonging and where your role is integral to the guild; - if you are interested in being challenged to be your best. We will quickly spot your potential and help develop your gaming career; - if you prefer an expanding, evolving environment specifically made for the mutual benefit of its members,
If you are using PC or Mac, you can download one really neat IRC client called Hexchat. It’s free, lightweight, can be installed in portable mode and comes with all the usual functions IRC clients have. Click on the following link to download it: hexchat.github.io/downloads.html
After you install Hexchat, you will be presented with this window:
Just follow instructions to set it up painlessly.
Also, if your nickname isn’t registered (I assumed it is in this guide), follow this mini guide:
Once you log in to the server, first thing you should do is to register your nickname to prevent unwanted abuse.
How to register your IRC nick:
/msg nickserv register <password> <email>
Do NOT include the < or > around your password or email.
The email address that you select will not be given out by staff, and is mainly used to allow us to help you recover the account in the event that you forget your password. For this reason, you are required to use a real, non-disposable, email address. Upon registering, you will receive an email with a verification command that you will need to run to complete the registration process. Failure to verify the account will cause it to be automatically dropped after about 24 hours.
Be sure that your password matches what you entered earlier while configuring Hexchat.
/NICK <nickname> Changes your nickname to what you specify; for example /nick SkinnyPuppy would change your name to SkinnyPuppy.
/QUERY <nickname> Opens separate window for private chat; for example /query |RS|dejavu will open private chat with him.
/MSG <nickname> <text> Sends a message to desired nickname; for example /msg |RS|skinnypuppy Hi!
/JOIN <#channel> Join a channel; for example /join #risingsun
/WHOIS <nickname> Displays information about a user on the server; for example /whois |RS|skinnypuppy
/ME <text> Sends an action to the channel. For example, /me loves pie would output to the chat in the case of |RS|SkinnyPuppy: *|RS|SkinnyPupppy loves pie.
/AWAY <text> Sets an away message. Type /away again to return from away.
For advanced users, we are using freenode network: Server: chat.freenode.net Channel: #risingsun
1. Farming: I was new to card games, so didn't know how to play the game. So I tried to find a good player who can teach me the game, and that good player for me was 2phite. He taught me the ABC of the game. First of all what all new players have to do farming until they reach level 8-10, because you'll have 200-250 SC with a good amount of golds in your account. Next you should buy decks from the merchant. IMPORTANT: I DO NOT RECOMMEND BOOSTER AS THEY CAN GIVE YOU LESS MONEY. I suggest to buy 2 Elemental Decks or a Raikka deck. Sell all cards. You have completed the phase of farming.
2. Deck Building: I would suggest Human Mages or Warriors for starting as these are easy to control. As you have some human cards it'll take less golds to build a good deck. Now this step is important "DO NOT BUILD YOUR OWN DECKS" just copy a good and affordable one from forums. Do not try to build a giant deck, 40 cards is the perfect size of the deck.
3. Challenging People: After playing some games with a lame AI, here you are in the real world. Battles are tougher and you have a lot of room to improve. Don't worry about loosing games, just focus on your play. Collect tips by hanging around in forums. Practice hard. Obey what seniors say. You'll reach a good rating soon.
4. Viewing Matches: I'd say to view matches of higher rating players to learn some combos and play style quickly. It'll help you learning more cards quickly too. That's a good way to learn the game in my opinion.
5. Tournaments: I had mistaken by entering tournaments before I was a good player. Do not worry about playing them, just focus on QMs. That will take you to tournaments level quickly. But you can watch those games to gain experience as I said earlier.
6. Meltdown: Do not try to play this format, it's just complete waste of money. Now you don't get points for lost games too.
7. Playing A Good Deck: When you have learnt all cards, good combos, have lots of golds, reached a good rating, play a 300+ rating deck because you can afford it now. Now you are in the real deal don't worry about loosing with it, just stick to it, you'll start winning soon.
8. Guilds: If you're reading this you're surely in RS
9. Reading Guides, Obeying Advise: You should read about the game as much as possible as well as obeying seniors' advice. Do what the say, they all advice for your good.
Example: Jacqui told me Bad Santa is a crap, I thought it was a good card. However, I removed it and my win percentage increased. Like that you have to do what experts say, not what your inexperienced brain says. (Bad Santa is good for rush tho)
10. Reading These: You can find all these on our RS Forums
1. Jacqui's Road Map (all 3 edition) 2. How To Sacrifice Like Jacqui 3. A Fundamental Of Tips 4. The Luck Factor
11. Start Playing Tournaments: As you have reached 270. I'd recommend you to start playing tourneys and start to become a SE LEGEND
12. Here's Some Simple Tips
a. Don't make a deck bigger than 40 cards b. Always anticipate what your opposition is going to do c. Focus on your draw before attacking, have a mindset to establish first d. Board control is more important than hero damage e. Analyze your games, why you won, why you lost, this helps to become a great player f.
I ASK OTHERS TO REPLY TO THIS THREAD WITH MORE 'SIMPLE TIPS'
I hope I have helped you newbies, otherwise you can ask moderator to remove this post
PiercingSerenity: Not sure how often the activity checks are to determine if this is relevant to me, but I have been inactive for a long time. Just started becoming a bit more active in the last couple of days
Oct 26, 2018 15:32:51 GMT