Friendly Community Among the Shadows is a Friends and Family style community, welcoming of all types of players.
We realize that members many responsibilities outside of gaming.
We want your membership here to be long and a fun experience.
Frequent Events Most of our gaming divisions hosts a variety of events weekly.
Our MMORPG divisions host dungeons and raids every week.
Our RTS divisions host trainings, custom games, and tournament events.
We use Ventrilo as our voice communication for events.
Customize Your Community Members can place their own profile Cover Photo, upload photos of their adventures.
Beyond just an avatar, members can also upload an image that is displayed at the top of each of their posts.
Expanding Community Our community is member driven. Our established divisions are here because members stepped up to create them.
This community is not about one person dictating the games of the community, it is about members making it what they want it to be.
We have had a couple officer promotions this week. First, for Hearthstone, Jaleyn has stepped up to lead this group. He will be assisting with recruiting, doing tournament events against other Hearthstone groups, and other events. The next one is for World o... Read More
The End of the Anniversary event is here!
As a special thanks to the amazing Marvel Heroes players, the team has gone all out creating the most epic event yet. It will run Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday and including some of the most requested even... Read More
The EULA has been updated. Read it! It's awesome, as EULAs go.Improved performance on AMD processors which are powering down because the game is not heavily using any single core by having the main thread of the game prefer to be scheduled on a single core.... Read More
I'm FINALLY happy to announce our seventh among the shadows tournament!
ABOUT : For the lower-leagues, it's really hard to publicize themselves in this tough e-sports scene. Even though they may be lacking in skills, they've worked hard to improve themselves in the world'... Read More
Hey Guys, Angel here! I'd like to invite everyone to the first arcade get together!!!!! It'd be great if everyone could come online w/ Vent to play some arcade games. Tons of fun, laughs, and mainly a great opportunity to socialize and make new friends in the community.
This is the last patch before our anniversary patch and contains a few small bug fixes and kicks off a new event.
EVENT: ODIN’S BOUNTY
The Odin’s Bounty rotation is returning! Starting later today (schedule will be posted), we will be buffing game modes on ... Read More
Hey Guys, Angel here! I'd like to invite everyone to the first arcade get together!!!!! It'd be great if everyone could come online w/ skype Vent to play some arcade games. Tons of fun, laughs, and mainly a great opportunity to socialize and make new friends in the community... Read More
WildStar has a habit right now of releasing some of the largest patch notes I have EVER seen for a game, so it's just not humanly(or computerly) possible for me to get all of them to fit in this post haha! I will instead just supply a source link and you can have fun from th... Read More
Tonight, we went into Siege and proceed to kill two new bosses, Siegecrafter and Paragons. Siegecrafter was a one shot tonight, and we got Paragons on our third attempt. I'm really proud of the team on these kills. Thank you guys for showing up for the flex practice nights, ... Read More
Bounty Hunter week! Now you will know what it's like to be Boba Fett(but not really) as we take down terminal bosses in rotation for sweet loot and other goodies. Bug fixes galore and more with this update.
We have a small patch for you this week, focused pr... Read More
Starting this coming week, we will be doing an inner-clan ladder progression for our Hearthstone group. Hearthstone members can gain points by participating in events, winning matches and events. Those points will be added up each week, on Sunday.
Much to our disappointment, we have identified a major issue with patch 2.7 and will not be deploying it this Wednesday in either region.
We are working on addressing the issue, but we do not yet have an ETA on whe... Read More
Heroes have found their options expanded, with the opportunity to fill new roles for their Calling. Follow the words of an ancient Dwarf, and dig deep into the origins of these new souls. Simultaneously travel back in time, and prevent a mysterious foe from changing the hist... Read More
Here are some advanced patch notes that Doomsaw felt nice enough to post for us all. This patch will include the new level 52 review for Black Widow, The debut of Invisible Woman, an event to end ALL EVENTS, and too many QoL changes to even being to paraphrase(Gaz went Oprah... Read More
I have added a new feature to the website, creating tables in forum postings. You will see the table generator option when starting a new thread, and doing an "Advanced Reply" to a post. Clicking the link will make the generator pop up, out of your browser, as to not disrupt... Read More
Tonight, we went into Siege and proceed to kill two new bosses, Spoils and Thok. I was extremely impressed with everyone on the Thok kill. We killed him on our third attempt. Congrats to everyone on this progression!
We are going to be hosting our first "Mad Bomber" tournament this Saturday, April 19th. Our Mad Bomber tournaments will work slightly different from our normal tournaments. These tournaments will feature a more specific constraint on participants, that require a much differe... Read More
Today we are announcing our first Community Crossover Tournament event. The officers of different divisions got together and wanted to put together an event that could include everyone from all divisions, and this is what they have come up with.
Today, we are going to be coming out from Among the Shadows and changing the community to Pwnies Paradise. Pwnies Paradise more reflects what our community members are all about... Pwning! Welcome to the new community, here's to all the future Pwning.
We are going to be hosting our first Hearthstone tournament on April 12th at 8pm. These tournaments will be open Among the Shadows members and
non-members. Non-members will still need to join the site to submit an
entry form and for communication purposes through our tou... Read More
Tis good to be Irish lady in this patch O'goodness for Marvel Heroes. We have gold coins, 4 leaf glovers, and legendary pieces of rainbows to craft a special legendary(they're always after me lucky charms!!) Hero fixes, bug fixes, and upcoming tasty treats galore.
Hearthstone Patch Notes - 22.214.171.12444 - All That Glitters!
The latest Hearthstone patch is coming! With this patch, we’re fixing a ton of bugs, adding some extra awesome Ranked Play rewards, making a couple minor adjustments to card balance and . . . well, there’s a lot of s... Read More
For a long time, we have had Wildstar listed under our Beta Games section, and for good reason. We have been anticipating the release of Wildstar, and while there is still no release date, several members have expressed interest in the game for us to make it officially a div... Read More
After 6 weeks of regular season games, we have reached the finals for our Shadows League, Season 1. The bracket is fully set up, and players can see where they will be ranked at for the finals tournament.
Players have been competing for 6 weeks for prime spots in this fin... Read More
This week, we were able to get 2 new bosses killed. Between last week and this week, we have spent a couple nights working on killing Galakras. Tonight, we not only killed Galakras, but then proceeded to kill Iron Juggernaut on our first attempt.
This week, we were able to get more progression, killing Sha of Pride on Friday night. Then tonight we went in to take down Galakras. We got through 2nd towers several times, and came close a couple times. Galakras, you're on notice!
Marvel Heroes 2.21 is here and Gazillion is giving everyone VD!!!! Yay!!!! Oh..wait...Not that VD, I mean Valentines Day!! We have candy hearts for coins, V-Day items to help with crafter/enchanter leveling, 50% XP when grouping with 1 or more people, and some bug fixes to t... Read More
Tonight, we went into Siege of Orgrimmar and progressed through Norushen. At the end of the fight, we were awarded with 2 warforged items! One went to Lightbane, and the other to Orosa. Congrats everyone on this progression.
I will be traveling tomorrow (Saturday), heading home. I will likely not be getting home in time for the tournament. Threxor will be stepping up for this week to help admin the tournament in my absence. Everyone should be familiar with the setup, after 3 weeks, ... Read More
Curse is giving away 500,000 Elder Scrolls Beta keys. Right now Elder Scrolls Online has been doing beta weekends, and it is unsure when a permanent beta will begin. These keys have already been available for 2 days, as they were offered to Curse Premium members first. They ... Read More
Meine Damen und Herren, hier ist Nightcrawler!(Ladies and Gentlemen, Here is Nightcrawler!) We also have Chinese New year/Lunar Festival event for the next two weeks, some bug fixes, some buffs, some nerfs, and lots more fun in store!!
Patch 2.14 is just part one of what is going to end this month with an epic patch.
We have Capt and Hawkeye getting reworked.
Hawkeye becomes a bad bad man? I think yes!
Capt...please...he's assembling The Avengers now to rain the pain(Did I mention also reviving everyon... Read More
X-Defense Player-Appreciation Weekend!
For the next week, we've boosted X-Defense in the following ways:
Special Item Find, Rare Item Find and Experience rewards increased (escalating based on wave).
Doombots have a small chance to drop Hand of Doom
Several enemy bosses ... Read More
Among the Shadows is officially packing up from Area 52 and moving over to Turalyon. Free transfers off of Area 52 to Turalyon are now active. I would like to thank those of Southern Comfort for taking us in so many months ago when we were lost and wandering aimlessly throug... Read More
From Doomsaw: We had a core group of designers working over the holiday to bring you a patch this week. They could have taken a well-deserved week off, but sometimes you just want to keep making the game better and better and a Christmas present to yourself..... Read More
I have spent a bit of time adding in a new feature to the website, that lets you design your own forum posting headers. There are some specific settings that must be followed for these to work right, so follow the instructions below.
Today marks the beginning for signups for our Shadows League in StarCraft 2. Shadows League will be a week-to-week tournament. Season 1 will last 7 weeks. There will be 6 weeks of regular season games, ending on the 7th week with a weekend tournament event. This event is for... Read More
Today, ChiLL has been promoted to an officer for our StarCraft 2 group. He will be planning out guild events, clan wars, and tournaments. Thanks ChiLL for taking on this responsibility and helping make the StarCraft 2 group even better!
As our Rift group continues to grow, several members have been approached and accepted promotions to become officers and help lead and guide this division in various areas. As such, the officer breakdown can be seen below.
From news sources, it has been revealed that Elder Scrolls Online has sent out another wave of Beta invites. I would like to remind everyone not to discuss anything from the Beta or anything that would break the NDA you have agreed to.
Hero Changes, no more infinite Loki illusions, a waypoint added to MM, Costumes, and more...
Focus on a few bug fixes, corrections to Loki's illusions (as most player's reported) and quality-of-life improvements to a few heroes.
ATSI made a couple changes to the auto social media poster that posts news postings to our Twitter and Facebook pages. As such, I have re-opened the public forums to the public. Before, they were set to only be seen by those that registered. In addition, I have also made the... Read More
ATSSome of you may have noticed the website go down for a short period of time today. The auto-renewal on the domain through GoDaddy did not go through, and that is what caused the down time. But now we're back, for another year!
MHThis week we get some changes to Luke Cage, Spider-Man, Squirrel Girl, and Human Torch. Headpool enters the game as an enhanced pet for Halloween goodness, Cap gets a new costume, and spawn rates on enemies for legendary quests have been increased.
MHThis week’s patch focuses on bug fixing for various heroes, as well as adding new unique items (as well as adjusting some based on community feedback) and more changes to Legendary Quests. In addition, we have enabled the group queue system for endgame modes (starting with... Read More
Rift For those not aware Rift will be doing some updates on Wednesday of this week. Including Name resets if you haven't played your character recently and it has been sitting around unused your name will end up getting reset, so when you do go to log into your characters yo... Read More
Our World of Warcraft group has spent a majority of this weekend raiding with a guild called Southern Comfort. They have been around the same progression, but having the same attendance issues on raid nights. After some very successful raids, we have decided to... Read More
SC2As many of you know, Threxor has been casted our last tournament and will be casting the next one for us. He does a live show on the weekends, both Saturday and Sunday at 4pm EST. His shows are also put onto YouTube. He's really looking at breaking out into the casting co... Read More
SC2Saturday the 14th we have been challanged to a clan wars tournement where we will face clan Denimos it is a Plat-Silver tournement that will be at 6pm Eastern all are welcome!!
Reply on this post to register rank/Player code/ Id
SC2 Our StarCraft 2 tournaments are once again starting. Our next tournament has been code named "Maps of Yesteryear". The tournament is for Bronze and Silver players, and the map pool consists of ladder maps from long ago.
WF On August 16, 2013, at 3:34 PM, MericcTheBronze was promoted by HeyAngel to be a "Warlord." Mericc has been chosen to become a "Warlord" (the highest rank in the clan) because he has shown daily activity in Warframe, experience, leadership, and commitment. Mericc has prov... Read More
WoWLast night, the guild in World of Warcraft, ventured into Terrace of the Endless Spring for the first time. We took down the first boss using the Elite strategy on our first attempt. Tsulong took us a couple attempts, and then we also killed Lei Shi on our first attempt. ... Read More
WF As of today, we have established an official guild division in our first MMO Shooter game, Warframe! This division will be led by HeyAngel. All current members are welcome to join this group. To access the forums, go to User CP -> Group Memberships, and then join the Warf... Read More
SC2Our first StarCraft 2 tournament was held this evening, and was a huge success. I would like to thank all of the participants that showed up for the event. I would also like to thank Zorian for the casting he did during the event.
SC2 Our first StarCraft 2 tournament was held this evening, and was a huge success. I would like to thank all of the participants that showed up for the event. I would also like to thank Zorian for the casting he did during the event.
SC2 Due to recent interest, we are going to start doing StarCraft 2 tournaments. These tournaments will be open Among the Shadows members and non-members. Non-members will still need to join the site to submit an entry form and for communication purposes through our tourname... Read More
WoW As of today, we have become re-established in World of Warcraft. Our guild is on the Area 52 server, level 25, Horde faction, and ready for raiding and guild events. This is the first guild that we have brought out of retirement due to member request.
RIFT We have now moved from the Greybriar server to the Wolfsbane server. Some members have had issues transferring to Greybriar, stating it is not being allowed for transfer at the moment. Due to that and that we have been offered us a guild that is at rank 12 guild, with 2... Read More
ATS Today there have been several additions and updates to the website.
The copy and paste application template for all divisions has been removed. I never particularly liked the process of copy and paste and had been looking for a way to remove that proc... Read More
As some you may have seen postings I've put into our Graphics and Design section, I have been working on creating custom profiles for each of the games here. So far I have completed profile pages for Marvel Heroes, Rift, and StarCraft 2. There are several... Read More
RIFTToday Rift goes Free to Play. Due to the growing interest in the Free to Play option over the last couple weeks, we have established a guild division of Among the Shadows for Rift. This division will be led by a member who has been with us from shortly after the time we ... Read More
GW2Dragon's Bash event will begin tomorrow. As with past events, not everything is coming out the first day of the event, so view the full schedule below. In addition there are some additional features being added to the game.
ATSThe E3 expo will be getting underway shortly. Today will be Press Conferences with major gaming companies, and tomorrow begins the 3 day event of gaming display. There are a lot of cool and interesting titles being displayed there throughout this week.
It's been a busy busy day for building our website, and I'm sure the next few days will be just the same. I made some fixes and adjustments today, and I'd like to just list some of the more major ones here for everyone, so that you are all up to date on our website.
ATSWelcome to the new Among the Shadows guild website. As the website is new, there could be minor areas that still need to be adjusted. This is a custom CSS that I have set up, and while it appears to be fully complete, should anyone find something that doesn't appear corre... Read More