Coram Populo Guild Meeting Notes (Sunday, August 24, 2014)

Coram Populo Guild Meeting Notes (Sunday, August 24, 2014)

Coram Populo Guild Meeting Notes (Sunday, August 24, 2014)

These are some of the topics that I will discussing during the official guild meeting tonight on vent! Please note that there will be more detail given over voice than can be type in one post here so please be sure to show up regardless of whether you read the notes or not!

Guild Leader Statement of the Month

Thank you to everyone who made this a remarkable past month! It has truly been a pleasure meeting all of the new members and seeing all of you out ant about in the community. For anyone who may be new, please do not be afraid to ask for help or assistance from your fellow guild mates. Many of us are always looking for role play or to further gear and improve our characters for PvE or PvP content.

Please always attempt to represent the guild in a positive manner to the community at large. Remember that your fellow guild members and those that you interact with both in and out of game are people first and foremost. Coram Populo has always been built upon positive energy and a welcoming, friendly environment for those looking to enjoy the game in all aspects regardless of background or experience level.

Congratulations to Our Raid Team!

Congratulations to the Coram Populo raid team who successfully defeated Garrosh Hellscream in Siege of Orgrimmar this month! It has been a long journey but I am so happy for everyone and would not want have wanted to cross the finish line with any other people in the game! Everyone kept their noses down and continued to work on their abilities until we were finally able to come together as a team and completely our ultimate objective and the entire team should feel proud of their accomplishment.

Please stay tuned for more information about raiding (including our current content team, Challenge Modes, and Mythic raiding) and PvE content later in the meeting.

Guild Website and Guild Forums

Although all of you have done so already, please feel free to take the time to review our guild website and forums once more. Signing up for a forum account and participating in our forums are great ways to enhance your guild experience and to further immerse yourself in the story of Celestial Dawn. The forums are also a useful tool for our raid team and PvP Division as well as a place to seek out role play assistance or find role play partners. Even if you simply wish to meet new people or get to know your guildies, there are threads for everything contained within our guild forums.

The URL for our guild website its: www.corampopuloguild.com
The URL for our guild forums is: http://forums.corampopuloguild.com

Tumblr

If you have a Tumblr account for your character, please let us know so that we can add you to the links page of our guild Tumblr! We always enjoy reading drabbles, posts, and summaries of things that are going on with your characters and many of us read Tumblr right from our phones or tablets during the day.

The URL for our guild Tumblr (OOC) is: http://corampopuloguild.tumblr.com
The URL for our guild Tumblr (IC) is: http://celestialdawnguild.tumblr.com

Meet Your New Division Commanders

With such a large and thriving guild, and with a wide range of hosted activities and events, each “division” of Coram Populo will now be headed by a senior officer of our organization. These Division Commanders will oversee many of the operations of their respective division in addition to providing administrative support to the infrastructure of the guild itself.

Please note that while Marshal Talandriel Sunchaser and myself do have administrative control over all guild operations and executive authority over any guild matters and the guild itself, your Division Commanders will have the freedom and creative license to craft their events, teams, activities, stories, and areas of expertise as they see fit.

You should always approach your Division Commanders FIRST about issues and questions related to their activities.

Tellaria Evensong (PvE Division Commander)

Tellaria will continue to lead LFR, advise the raid leaders on strategies and mechanics during Heroic progression, organize and lead Challenge Mode teams, and provide one-on-one training to those who wish to improve their performance in PvE content.

He will continue to perform these roles into the Warlords of Draenor expansion, in addition to aiding the guild in shifting from Heroic to Mythic mode progression and shifting from raiding with ten players to raiding with twenty players during Mythic mode raids.

If you wish to sign up for LFR, please watch for the events that Tellaria posts on the guild calendar.

If you wish to sign up for a guild Challenge Mode team, please post your interest on the guild forums listed above AND contact Tellaria in-game for further information and instruction.

If you wish to request one-on-one training, please contact Tellaria in-game or post your interest on the guild forums under the “Ask Tellaria” section.

Essalie Westcrown/Thradia Starshard (Role Play Division Commander)

Essalie will be creating new storylines and directions for the Order of Celestial Dawn beginning this week and continuing throughout the Warlords of Draenor expansion.

A focus on expeditions, research, and our outposts will be key in the coming expansion, and there will be much more room for adventure, action, and dungeon-style role play in the coming year.

This player also plays Thradia Starshard, the Vice Chancellor of Research for the Order of Celestial Dawn. This gives her ample opportunity to showcase various research storylines that have been in development for quite some time. Essalie Westcrown (the character) will remain on board as the new Head Librarian and Historian of the Order.

If you wish to become involved in any of the upcoming events or stories, please contact Essalie in-game or send us an email at the guild email address.

Lyrinel Morningflame (PvP Division Commander, Director of Human Resources, Chief Recruitment Officer)

Lyrinel will be organizing and conducting all of the PvP activities and teams for the guild during the final months of the Mists of Pandaria expansion and throughout Warlords of Draenor.

If you are interested in becoming part of a guild arena team, please contact her in-game or send an email to the guild email address.

Meet Your New Sergeant

Jaedan Snowdrift (PvE Advisor)

Jaedan will continue to advise the raid team on specific issues that arise as we progress through Heroic mode and into Mythic mode.

He will also assist Tellaria in designing strategies and tactics that will further enable us to complete encounters with as much efficiency as possible.

In addition, Jaedan will post useful guides and advice on the guild forums in order to help those who wish to improve their overall knowledge of PvE content.

PvE Content

LFR

Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. server time.

The guild runs LFR as a group on Tuesday evenings. This group is led by Tellaria Evensong, a senior advisor to the current content raid team and official PvE instructor of the guild.

LFR is a great way to attain gear while learning the basics of raiding as a group or team. In addition, running LFR with Coram Populo is a great way to get to know your fellow guildies and potential future raid partners.

Flex

Sundays, 5:30 p.m. server time.

The guild runs Flex as a group on Sunday evenings. This group is led by Essalie Westcrown, healer for the current content raid team.

Flex is a precursor to current content raiding (which is Normal/Heroic mode currently and will switch to Mythic raiding in the next expansion). Flex is used by the guild as a stepping stone from LFR and casual raiding to current content raiding. Members who participate in Flex raiding will have the opportunity to experience what a raiding environment feels like as well as receive feedback on their individual and group performances.

Normal/Heroic and Current Content

Monday/Friday 5:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. server time.

The guild runs Normal/Heroic raids as a group on Mondays and Fridays. This group is led by Tarcanus Frostbourne.

Current content raiding is a point of pride for the guild and one of the primary focuses of many of our senior members. We have nearly started progression Heroic mode and are fine tuning the remainder of our gear for the big jump. To join the raid team as an alternate, please contact myself or Talandriel for a quick conversation and overview of our current raid team situation.

Please note that prospective members should read our guild personal conduct policies, our raid team policies, our raid team etiquette policies, our weekly individual character improvement policies, and our policies on selecting raid team members and alternates for the team.

Mythic Mode Team

If you are interested in joining our Mythic mode team, please sign up for a forum account and post your interest in the thread dedicated to roster submission checks.

Mythic mode raiding will take place during the same time as our normally scheduled Normal/Heroic team raid times.

Please note that prospective members should read our guild personal conduct policies, our raid team policies, our raid team etiquette policies, our weekly individual character improvement policies, and our policies on selecting raid team members and alternates for the team.

Challenge Mode Teams

As stated previously, Tellaria will be leading and organizing Challenge Mode teams for the duration of the Mists of Pandaria expansion and will continue to do so into the Warlords of Draenor expansion.

If you are interested in joining a Challenge Mode team, please contact him in-game for more details AND sign up for a guild forum account in the process so that you can post your available times, progress, and other information under the appropriate forum section.

Several members of Coram Populo have achieved 9/9 Gold rankings under his advisement and may other members are well on their way to this mark as well.

Individual Raid Training and Player Development

If you are interested in one-on-one training to improve your performance in PvE content and raid situations, please do not hesitate to contact Tellaria on the guild forums or in the game itself.

Tellaria specializes in PvE player development and has a wealth of real life experience in teaching and education.

First and foremost, Tellaria will ensure that your experience is positive and conducted in a friendly and welcoming environment with no judgement and no pressure.

Tellaria will instruct you how to improve your mechanics, movement, targeting speed, and reaction times in addition to show you how to properly gear, prioritize stats, and alter your character builds. He can teach someone who has never raided end-game content before to become a proficient raider or teach a proficient raider how to utilize their abilities to the fullest extent possible (or anything in between).

Role Play

Concept

Academic, University, Adventure

Compendium of Leadership

Office of the Headmaster
Headmaster: Tarcanus Frostbourne
Executive Assistant: Lyrinel Morningflame
Chief Legal Counsel: Zosine Goldmyst (New Personnel Change)

Office of Masters
Founding Master: Verithari Lighthymn (Missing) ((OOC MIA))
Founding Master: Tindomiel Singsorrow (Missing) ((OOC MIA))

Defense Division – Commanding Officer: Talandriel Sunchaser
Arms Unit Department Head: Zurilod Dawnreaver
Reconnaissance Unit Department Head: Ameriya Nyteshade
Triage Unit Department Head: Amannette Hardy

Academic Division – Chancellor: Tarcanus Frostbourne
Head Librarian: Essalie Westcrown (New Personnel Change)
Research: Thradia Starchard (New Personnel Change)
Education: Lyrinel Morningflame
Ascendancy: Tarcanus Frostbourne

Summary of Recent Events

Pandaria Expedition
Most recently, the Order took an expedition to Pandaria to study Pandaren culture, art, history, warfare, arms, spirituality and people.

Classes
Tarc’s Teachings continues to occur once every month. Topics vary each month but mostly center around larger, philosophical issues and questions.

The Future

Excursions
We are transitioning to become more involved and invested in research assignments and excursions due to the upswing in interest in adventure role play and the expressed desires by our members to role play throughout the world or in dungeons/raids.

Outposts
The Order will soon be focusing on constructing outposts in various continents, including when the expansion hits in Warlords of Draenor.

Classes, Seminars and Lectures
Classes and seminars will now be held on a monthly basis as to allow more time for random role play, walk-up role play, and excursions. Special lectures and guest lectures can be held at any time and always feel free to pitch an idea for a class or event that you think might fit for your character and your personal role play interests.

Become Involved!

We ALWAYS welcome new role players to the guild, regardless of their role play experience or time in game. We love to meet all your characters and see you turn out at role play events.

If you wish to take on your own expedition, please let us know and we’ll see what we can do to facilitate that.

If you wish to hold your own seminar or teach your own classes, please also contact one of us and we’ll point you in the right direction.

If you have an aspiring student or academic or have an apprentice that needs a tutor, please feel free to send us an in-game mail or walk up at any time.

Even if you have characters that are mercenaries, bards, or spellswords, musicians, or party animals there are always reasons and room for any character to becoming involved in the guild storyline, whether it be our Defense Division, Academic Division, or as an associate working with us in various parts of Azeroth to help us reach our goals (whatever they may be).

The only thing we always ask is that players always abide by our personal conduct policies and guild rules with regards to player conduct, both ICly and OOCly.

PvP Content

Lyrinel is the leader of our PvP Division, working tirelessly to form a rated battleground team and guild arena teams.

If you are interested in participating in either, please contact her for more information.

Please note that she and others are more than willing to run random battlegrounds and arenas with guild members in order to help them catch up with gear that they will need in order to progress to higher arena ratings or participate in rated battlegrounds.

Again, you should always feel free to ask in guild chat if people are free and want to run arenas or battlegrounds with you!

Old Content / Legendary Farming

Beginning in September, Lyrinel and other officers will begin running old content during the week so that people are farm transmog gear, titles, achievements, reputations, and legendary items!

Please stay tuned to the guild forums and our guild website for more information.

For further details or to make an inquiry, please whisper Lyrinel or send her an in-game mail!

Social Events

Again, please check out our guild forums for information regarding our social events and parties that we may be throwing on vent and in-game. We often plan things once or twice a month so that we can shoot the breeze and get to know one another better.

Podcast

If you have not already subscribed to our wonderful new podcast, please do so! The “Looking for Role Play” podcast, or “LFRP” podcast is a great new podcast filled with useful information for role players of all types and experience levels no matter what platform or medium they choose to role play with or on. Hosted by Tarcanus Frostbourne, Lyrinel Morningflame and Turwinkle the Gnome Mage, this podcast will be a welcome edition to any electronic music library. New episodes come out each week via Stitcher, iTunes, TuneIn and direct download!

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Coram Populo Defeats Garrosh Hellscream (14/14 Normal)!

Coram Populo Defeats Garrosh Hellscream (14/14 Normal)!

Coram Populo Garrosh Kill

I have always said that leading this guild and bringing together all of you amazing people is an honor and privilege that I will cherish for the rest of my days in Azeroth and beyond. While leading such a large guild is not always a simple task, it is something that has afforded me with opportunities to care about more people from around the world than I would have ever imagined possible.

I was late to the MMORPG scene. I was late to the online gaming scene. I grew up in a small town in Northern California when high-speed Internet was more of a myth than anything else. Single-player games had always interested me, but never anything on such a large scale. In many ways, I did not know what to expect when I first decided to try World of Warcraft. I definitely did not realize just how many different and unique experiences it would bring me.

Our guild and our raid team have always been about the people contained with them. Luckily, we have been blessed with amazing people in both.

Last night, as we finally made it past the finish line and defeated Garrosh in Siege of Orgrimmar, I could not help but think about the journey and road that led us to that point. Although our path was somewhat slower than many serious progression guilds or professional raid teams out there, it is something that brought us closer together and pushed us beyond our personal limits as players in so many different ways. Many on the team who had started on this content nearly a year ago persisted and persevered through all the long nights and weeks of grinding out the same bosses over and over until we finally arrived at the pinnacle of our cohesion as a group. Some of us changed roles and specs and even classes in order to facilitate the team’s needs over their own wants and desires. Often times, we passed gear to other people so that the performance of the team could be improved as a whole.

In the end, we managed to complete the task at hand while maintaining and delivering a message that we have always believed in here at Coram Populo

Our people are first and foremost.

I know many raid teams (and even guilds) would have fallen apart after attempting to progress on something for ten months straight. I know many individuals would have become frustrated and left other raid teams or groups. But our core showed solidarity, even in the tough times. For that, I will never be able to thank them enough.


Tanks

With tanking, it is often said that the more we do not notice anything about it and the more we tend to forget that they are there doing their thing, the greater they are performing. It is often a very thankless role and one that is greatly underappreciated. As a raid leader, I never once had to worry about tank swaps or threat or damage mitigation, and knowing that they would always learn their roles and fights seamlessly or without any direction from myself was simply incredible.

Talandriel Sunchaser

Talandriel has been my right-hand woman for many months now and I continually refer to her as “Superwoman” because of all the things that she has done and continues to do both in-game and in real life. She is always the ear that I can fall back on, even when it seems like there is no perfect solution to issues that come up during the course of progression. Often times, she is also my conscience and gives a voice to ideas, things or people that I cannot.

In addition to all of this, she tanks with such speed and efficiency that it is extremely difficult to quantify or explain. I often do not get the opportunity to sit back and specifically observe the tanks during the course of various encounters, but when I have it is nothing short of amazing to see her in action.

Jaedan Snowdrift

Jaedan is our Pandaren comic relief and has helped boost morale since the very beginning. He was also willing to switch classes and specs and gear up (including attaining another legendary cloak) so that we could continue raiding with our current composition. Always eager to swap voice memos and contribute on the guild forums and other platforms, the guild would not be the same without him.

Asking someone to come in and tank up to and through Garrosh after affording him only a limited time to gear that characters would have made many people shy away or have doubt. But Jaedan stepped right to the forefront and carried us (along with all the adds on the Garrosh fight) to the steps of victory.

Healers

Healing is also often a very thankless role, and at its best, it is also goes largely unnoticed. When we made the decision to two-heal most encounters, it placed a lot of sudden pressure and surprise on our raid team’s healers. However, they managed to come through with flying colors, even when our group was still learning raid movement and directional mechanics.

Rhaelia Daybreak

Rhae Rhae, you did it. You came through and you proved that you can be amazing at whatever you put your mind to in life. I know it was not always easy for you grinding out raids knowing that you had to be up for work four hours after we finished for the evening. I know at times you pounded your head (and Diet Cokes) trying to see it through to the end. You changed styles, talents, glyphs, and whatever we needed you to do. But you did it. You should be proud.  Don’t ever forget that.

Jadoth Bloodsworn

Jadoth has always been our Cuddle Cannoneer and pocket healer extraordinaire, and you never really know how much the team misses someone’s abilities until he has to be gone for a week in June. Always reading up on the latest strategies and pushing himself to the maximum possible performance, Jadoth has never faltered in being on point with whatever is going on during raids and encounters. Exceptional healing. Exceptional cuddles.

DPS

Tellaria Evensong

Tellaria is the epitome of “PvE” and our “master theorycrafter” and educational specialist. Not only did he learn a completely new class and spec at the beginning of this journey, but by the end he managed to become an ace at it as well. Not only did he offer to help the guild raid team with advice, he took people under his wing and gave “one on one” counseling to anyone who asked for it. Not only did he provide feedback and assistance to me during the week, he crafted a strategy on the Paragons encounter that took us step by step to victory within our first hour of seeing it. Again, often it is the things that go unnoticed and unseen that are most important. Tellaria’s importance goes infinitely deeper than his amazing numbers.

Lyrinel Morningflame

Mama, we made it! To the “guild mother” of Coram Populo and someone who I have laughed and cried with many times, I cannot thank you enough for all that you have done to push yourself into a role that you had never experienced prior to this year. I know that you had to learn to do things that you were not accustomed to doing in a very short time. I know you were forced out of your comfort level with playstyles and environments that were new to you. I know you kept with us, even when you had so many other things going on in life that would have brought down anyone who was not you. But you did it. You did it.

Crowly Dawnsinger

Crowly had one of the most difficult jobs being constantly in melee range and still having to jump on mines and use smoke bombs to clear the way for our other DPS and movement paths while still maintaining incredible numbers. Amazingly, he did all of those things quite well each and every time that we raided. His feedback on Garrosh was instrumental in allowing us to pass the second and third phases, and he was more than willing to spend the time to talk about that on Skype with me whenever we each had time.

Bibianna De’Luca

Bibianna performed all the tasks that go unnoticed throughout the course of a raid that would otherwise wipe us as a group. Whether it was the conveyor belt on Siegecrafter or the engineer on Garrosh, Bibi was never shy to volunteer to do all the pesky but necessary things in order to defeat an encounter. What is more impressive, however, is Bibi’s friendly demeanor and willingness to help out in any way possible. Always respectful and polite, he encompasses everyone that I could ask for in a raid team member.

Dreddge OrgeCrusher

Our newest addition to the team, Dreddge provided the final key to the puzzle as we were able to push our DPS to the point where we could get past the many phases of Garrosh and defeat the encounter at long last. His ability to quickly learn and adapt to our strategies and continue to DPS was nothing short of impressive. We hope to keep him along for Mythic mode and beyond during Warlords of Draenor.


Again, I cannot thank everyone enough for sticking with it and allowing us to conquer the Siege of Orgrimmar at long last. You have forever cemented yourselves into the history of Coram Populo and will always remain a special part of what we have done here. Enjoy your achievement and accomplishment. You have all earned it.

Coram Populo Guild Meeting Notes (Sunday, July 20, 2014)

Coram Populo Guild Meeting Notes (Sunday, July 20, 2014)

Coram Populo Guild Meeting Notes (Sunday, July 20, 2014)

These are some of the topics that I will discussing during the official guild meeting tonight on vent! Please note that there will be more detail given over voice than can be type in one post here so please be sure to show up regardless of whether you read the notes or not!

Guild Leader Statement of the Month

I would like to take the time to personally welcome all of the new members of the guild! It has been a busy past few months of recruiting, and I’m so happy to see all of the new faces and people that have joined the Coram family. I am sure that we will all have a wonderful experience getting to know you all in the coming months as we lead up to the Warlords of Draenor expansion.

As always, please remember that this is a safe space for anyone and everyone and that our personal conduct policies and guild rules are in place to reflect this. We want to be a positive, welcoming and uplifting place for everyone who joins our ranks and for the community at large. It is often times difficult to find friendly places on the Internet, much less in a largely competitive game environment. At Coram Populo, we hope to break that trend.

Keep in mind that we have PvE, PvP, Role Play and Social divisions to the guild so you will meet other guildmates who may have different interests than your own and can help you expand your horizons, so to speak.  Of course, there is never any pressure to participate in any of the PvE, PvP, role play or social events if you should choose not to as well.

Guild Website and Guild Forums

Although all of you have done so already, please feel free to take the time to review our guild website and forums once more. Signing up for a forum account and participating in our forums are great ways to enhance your guild experience and to further immerse yourself in the story of Celestial Dawn. The forums are also a useful tool for our raid team and PvP Division as well as a place to seek out role play assistance or find role play partners. Even if you simply wish to meet new people or get to know your guildies, there are threads for everything contained within our guild forums.

The URL for our guild website its: www.corampopuloguild.com
The URL for our guild forums is: http://forums.corampopuloguild.com

Tumblr

If you have a Tumblr account for your character, please let us know so that we can add you to the links page of our guild Tumblr! We always enjoy reading drabbles, posts, and summaries of things that are going on with your characters and many of us read Tumblr right from our phones or tablets during the day.

The URL for our guild Tumblr (OOC) is: corampopuloguild.tumblr.com
The URL for our guild Tumblr (IC) is: celestialdawnguild.com

Meet Your Officers

Tarcanus Frostbourne (Guild Leader)

I have been running Coram Populo in some way, shape or form for the past five years. While not always a role player, I have enjoyed raiding and PvP since the beginning of the Wrath of the Lich King expansion. I created Coram Populo to break the mold, so to speak, on communities that exist in World of Warcraft, MMO’s, and Internet communities at large. Too often, there is negativity and judgement on the Internet. We hope to create something different – a safe space for all and a place that does not make people feel uncomfortable with who they are and what their path in life may be.

I am always available via the guild email address (corampopuloguild@gmail.com), on Tumblr, Twitter (@TarcFrostbourne), and of course in-game mail.

ICly, Tarcanus is the Headmaster of the Order of Celestial Dawn and leads the Ascendancy Department in addition to his duties as Chancellor of the Order (i.e Head of Academics that oversees Education, Research and Ascendancy). His office is located within the Executive Offices of the Estate.

Talandriel Sunchaser (Guild Marshal)

OOCly, Talandriel is your guild marshal and assumes much of the responsibilities that I do. I consider her my right-hand woman and consult with her on any major guild decisions, projects, issues and journeys that we may experience or embark upon. Her decisions and statements carry the same weight that any of mine would.

ICly, Talandriel is the commanding officer of the Defense Division within the Order of Celestial Dawn and oversees the Arms, Recon, and Triage Units within said division. Her office is located within the Executive Offices of the Estate.

Lyrinel Morningflame (Commander)

OOCly, Lyrinel is the Director of Human Resources, Personal Assistant to the Guild Leader, Commander of the PvP Division and Chief of Recruitment for Coram Populo. She runs the nuts and bolts of the guild itself as well as most of the day-to-day operations of our organization. Often times she will be your primary point of contact, especially during times when Talandriel or myself are unavailable.

ICly, Lyrinel is the Executive Assistant to the Office of the Headmaster and the Vice Chancellor of Education within the Academic Department of the Order. Her office is located within the Executive Offices of the Estate.

Rhaelia Daybreak (Lieutenant)

OOCly, Rhaelia is the leader of the Flex team and a member of the healing corps for our current content raid team. She is also Senior Story Teller and Dungeon Master for our role play division and assists in designing future stories, expeditions, outposts, and research assignments for the Order.

ICly, Thradia Starshard is the Chief Legal Counsel for the Order of Celestial Dawn in addition to being a Magistrix of Silvermoon. Her office is located within the Executive Offices of the Estate.

Zurilod Dawnreaver (Lieutenant)

OOCly, Zurilod is a Guild Rules and Regulations Enforcement Officer. She is also Senior Story Teller and Dungeon Master for our role play division and assists in designing future stories, expeditions, outposts, and research assignments for the Order.

ICly, Zurilod is the leader of the Arms Unit within the Defense Division and the Personal Protectorate of the Office of Masters.

Tellaria Evensong (Sergeant)

Tellaria is a Senior Advisor to the current content raid team in addition to being the Senior Instructor of PvE Content for the guild. He is also the raid leader of our LFR team.

Within the current content raid team, he provides assistance in plotting strategies for future encounters and managing our raid composition in addition to providing feedback throughout the week concerning the state of the team in general.

Within the guild at large, Tellaria offers his services in assisting individuals become better raiders. Tellaria can assist someone from the ground up, training an individual who has absolutely no raid experience become a proficient raider. He can provide feedback to senior or seasoned raiders, allowing them to move from being a good raider to a superlative raider. He can also provide assistance and “one on one” tutoring to anyone in between those two ranges as well.

Please note that Tellaria specializes in (real life) education and understands that each person learns in different ways. There is no judgement or pressure for any student or player that he takes under his wing to train and the environment is very friendly and welcoming. So do not be intimidated!

It is rare that a guild has someone who is willing and able to consistently train people one on one for a few hours during the week. If you are interested in raiding in any capacity, please contact him and he will be more than willing to start assisting you as soon as possible.

PvE Content

LFR

Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. server time.

The guild runs LFR as a group on Tuesday evenings. This group is led by Tellaria Evensong, a senior advisor to the current content raid team and official PvE instructor of the guild.

LFR is a great way to attain gear while learning the basics of raiding as a group or team. In addition, running LFR with Coram Populo is a great way to get to know your fellow guildies and potential future raid partners.

Flex

Sundays, 5:30 p.m. server time.

The guild runs Flex as a group on Sunday evenings. This group is led by Rhaelia Daybreak, healer for the current content raid team.

Flex is a precursor to current content raiding (which is Normal/Heroic mode currently and will switch to Mythic raiding in the next expansion). Flex is used by the guild as a stepping stone from LFR and casual raiding to current content raiding. Members who participate in Flex raiding will have the opportunity to experience what a raiding environment feels like as well as receive feedback on their individual and group performances.

Normal/Heroic and Current Content

Monday/Friday 5:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. server time.

The guild runs Normal/Heroic raids as a group on Mondays and Fridays. This group is led by Tarcanus Frostbourne.

Current content raiding is a point of pride for the guild and one of the primary focuses of many of our senior members. We have nearly started progression Heroic mode and are fine tuning the remainder of our gear for the big jump. To join the raid team as an alternate, please contact myself or Talandriel for a quick conversation and overview of our current raid team situation.

Role Play

Concept

Academic, University, Adventure

Compendium of Leadership

Office of the Headmaster

Headmaster: Tarcanus Frostbourne
Executive Assistant: Lyrinel Morningflame
Chief Legal Counsel: Thradia Starshard

Office of Masters

Founding Master: Verithari Lighthymn (Missing) ((OOC MIA))
Founding Master: Tindomiel Singsorrow (Missing) ((OOC MIA))

Defense Division – Commanding Officer: Talandriel Sunchaser

Arms Unit Department Head: Zurilod Dawnreaver
Reconnaissance Unit Department Head: Ameriya Nyteshade
Triage Unit Department Head: Amannette Hardy

Academic Division – Chancellor: Tarcanus Frostbourne

Research: Liseda Dawnbloom
Education: Lyrinel Morningflame
Ascendancy: Tarcanus Frostbourne

Summary of Recent Events

The Estate

The Order of Celestial Dawn has concluded the finishing touches on the Estate, which is the headquarters of the Order and is located on the coast of the southern end of Quel’Thalas. The Estate is where the offices, student living quarters, stores, docks, supplies, research labs, academic facilities and emergencies provisions are located.

Pandaria Expedition

Most recently, the Order took an expedition to Pandaria to study Pandaren culture, art, history, warfare, arms, spirituality and people.

The Future

Excursions

We are transitioning to become more involved and invested in research assignments and excursions due to the upswing in interest in adventure role play and the expressed desires by our members to role play throughout the world or in dungeons/raids.

Outposts

The Order will soon be focusing on constructing outposts in various continents, including when the expansion hits in Warlords of Draenor.

Classes, Seminars and Lectures

Classes and seminars will now be held on a monthly basis as to allow more time for random role play, walk-up role play, and excursions. Special lectures and guest lectures can be held at any time and always feel free to pitch an idea for a class or event that you think might fit for your character and your personal role play interests.

Become Involved!

We ALWAYS welcome new role players to the guild, regardless of their role play experience or time in game. We love to meet all your characters and see you turn out at role play events.

If you wish to take on your own expedition, please let us know and we’ll see what we can do to facilitate that.

If you wish to hold your own seminar or teach your own classes, please also contact one of us and we’ll point you in the right direction.

If you have an aspiring student or academic or have an apprentice that needs a tutor, please feel free to send us an in-game mail or walk up at any time.

Even if you have characters that are mercenaries, bards, or spellswords, musicians, or party animals there are always reasons and room for any character to becoming involved in the guild storyline, whether it be our Defense Division, Academic Division, or as an associate working with us in various parts of Azeroth to help us reach our goals (whatever they may be).

The only thing we always ask is that players always abide by our personal conduct policies and guild rules with regards to player conduct, both ICly and OOCly.

PvP Content

Lyrinel is the leader of our PvP Division, working tirelessly to form a rated battleground team and guild arena teams.

If you are interested in participating in either, please contact her for more information.

Please note that she and others are more than willing to run random battlegrounds and arenas with guild members in order to help them catch up with gear that they will need in order to progress to higher arena ratings or participate in rated battlegrounds.

Again, you should always feel free to ask in guild chat if people are free and want to run arenas or battlegrounds with you!

Old Content / Legendary Farming

Beginning in August, Lyrinel and other officers will begin running old content during the week so that people are farm transmog gear, titles, achievements, reputations, and legendary items!

Please stay tuned to the guild forums and our guild website for more information.

For further details or to make an inquiry, please whisper Lyrinel or send her an in-game mail!

Social Events

Again, please check out our guild forums for information regarding our social events and parties that we may be throwing on vent and in-game. We often plan things once or twice a month so that we can shoot the breeze and get to know one another better.

Podcast

Be sure to keep an eye out for the announcement of a new podcast that will be coming out shortly that definitely relates to the guild, World of Warcraft and role play! More information will follow quite soon!

Guild Meeting 7/20/2014

Guild Meeting 7/20/2014

With the influx of new members to the guild and with lots of new information about the guild to impart upon people, a guild meeting will be held this Sunday (7/20/2014) before flex raiding!

The meeting will take place in our guild vent at 4:30 p.m. server time (Pacific Standard Time).

If you are unable to attend the meeting, notes will be posted shortly after the conclusion of the event on both our guild website and these forums!

Thank you for your attention in this matter and I hope to see all of you there!

Officer Vacations and Contact Info

Officer Vacations and Contact Info

Summer Break and Other Vacations

Lyrinel will be out of the office for the remainder of the month of July.

Rhaelia will be out of the office for the next 7-10 days.


During this time, please direct all officer-related questions to Zurilod, Tellaria, Talandriel or Tarcanus.

If none of these officers are online, please send them an in-game mail as needed.


Alternatively, please email the guild at the guild email address listed below:

corampopuloguild@gmail.com

This email is checked every few days by the guild leader.


Thank you for your understanding and attention in this matter.