HG Community Newsletter (August 2021)

Lucas15 By Lucas15, in HG Newsletter, , 7 comments, 8001 views
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You might have missed some things last month, but we've got your back with this recap!

Welcome our newest -hg- Recruits:

-hg- Ashe
-hg- blah
-hg- CHEDDA CHEESE
-hg- Jimmy Neutrons
-hg- Lawson
-hg- sharkiesage
-hg- SoulBison
-hg- Splatzy
-hg- SwiftBadger
-hg- "zooter"

Congratulations to our newest [HG] Members:

[HG] Joblin
[HG] lemons

CS:S Division News

Gungame DM has finally returned! With sticky nades, throwing knives, and 48 levels of madness to play through, you'll surely have a fun time climbing to the top! Join up and have fun - 185.141.204.2:27015

Onto some not-so-happy news, CS:S made the difficult decision to remove Dust2 DM #1, Dust2 DM #2, and Office DM. Those servers were around for over a decade and will be missed.

Have some memories to share from those? We want to see them! Share your memories with us in the CS:S forums.
 

CS:GO Division News

The server with terrorists in a town causing trouble (aka TTT) has a big update coming. Any guesses on what's to come?

CS:GO welcomed some new Mods. Congratulations to Beanbop, Myes, and SwiftBadger on JB Trial Mod! But that's not all as Bert and Fruitman are now full JB Mods!

Last but certainly not least, we can't forget to congratulate Scorch on his Staff promotion!
 

GMod Division News

How are your survival skills? Put them to the test in Zombie Survival! Connect and see how skilled you really are - zs.hellsgamers.com:27015

If you have any suggestions for ZS or Garry's Mod in general, let us know in the division forums!
 

Rust Division News

Rust has witnessed some performance issues recently, but hopefully that's been sorted out! Drop in to our 2x server today - rust.hellsgamers.com:28015

Maybe you prefer faster gameplay? Don't forget about our 5x server! Play at increased speeds today, with weekly resets every Monday - rust5x.hellsgamers.com:28015
 

TF2 Division News

The TF2 division has taken a backseat to the other divisions for the time being. It will be overseen by the Gaming Director for the time being.

Our TF2 servers are still up and will remain for the foreseeable future. Thanks to the former leadership for your contributions.
 

Community Engagement News

Community Events has a new face as we welcome myes to the team! Have you attended an HG event? See all of our event summaries to see what you missed out on, including some amazing prizes!

But wait, that wasn't the only promotion last month. Congratulations to the new HGCE Director Eric!

Are you interested in helping HG succeed? CE offers opportunities to work in Events, GFX, Partnerships, and Social Media! Apply today and get started.
 

Development Community News 

There's a new sheriff in DC town. Congratulations to the new HGDC Director Fortis who beat Fortis this year!

Interested in helping on the development side of things? DC has coding, mapping, modeling, and server management opportunities available. If this interests you, send in your application.
 

Gaming Divisions News

Congratulations to the new, no-longer-associate Gaming Divisions Director Spawn!

Do you think you'd be a good fit to help shape your division? Submit a staff application to share your interest! 
 

General Community News

The results are in. Congratulations to the newest Executive Council members brgr (External), EddieCam (Internal), and Lucas15 (Secretary), and to the aforementioned Directors as well!

New Anycast locations have been added to help find our servers easier. We now have locations in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, New Jersey, San Francisco, Seoul, Singapore, and Sydney. 

We have an ongoing HG Growth Fund to help improve our game server performance. Check it out and, if you're able, consider contributing. Thanks to these individuals who have already done so:

  •  Asian State Trooper
  • Fortis
  • Glucosaurus
  • imasonaz
  • KiLLer SeNSaTioN
  • scottcjohn
  • SELERY
  • spawn

Thank you to Glucosaurus as well for a separate, but very generous normal donation.

We appreciate each and every donation to the community! If you'd like to help out, you can do so by going here:

Did you know HG doesn't just exist on the forums? Check out our platforms at the link below!

Check out our HG Discord Servers:

We have more than just the few servers you currently play on! Check out our full list here:

Thank you for reading this month's edition of the newsletter. We'll see you next month!

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EDIT: I was unaware that we missed some additions to the Mapping team from July (!) and I've modified the Newsletter to reflect and recognize the 3 additional members. I apologize for the mishap.

Congratulations @K1nG, @KikkoMan, and @Suburban!

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