1. Good news, Guest! We've migrated to a new TeamSpeak server provider that should rectify the regular drop-outs experienced under our previous host. Bookmark voice.auroragaming.com.au:10347 to jump in with the rest of the community. Also, thanks goes to PeteOdeath for hosting a temporary solution in the downtime.

Aurora Gaming

by apSlain at 10:24 PM
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It's always hard to get sixteen people together with the intention of playing as an organised unit, but CyberGamer has opened a 16's Conquest Ladder to fill the void left by GameArena's shutdown of their larger format ladders. As a result, Aurora Gaming will be returning to the 16's format, open to all members of the community. All that's required is that you sign up to our CyberGamer team-page, as well as the usual necessities in regards to conduct when wearing the Aurora Gaming tags.

Twelve members have already signed up for the team, and there will be an emphasis on letting those that don't usually play competitive formats have a shot at it. However, we will have players from our more competitive 10s and 5s sides present in most games as to help others improve on their own game, and give a bit of guidance.

If you haven't signed up for the roster, go ahead and do so!
by apSlain at 3:40 PM
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On the 2nd of November, Aurora Gaming participated in Extra Life, a 25 hour gaming marathon aimed at raising funds for children hospitalised in Children's Miracle Network hospitals. While our community only had four participants who could devote time to the whole 25 hour period, we had a great turn-out over the span of the event, from some of Aurora Gaming's community members, as well as many of CyberGamer's members during our Battlefield 4 launch event.

Given all the issues that we encountered during our barebones launch event, we do still think it was a success. Our forty-man TeamSpeak server quickly filled up, and despite the game server crashing numerous times throughout the night, many people stayed on, endured, and continued to rejoin the server and enjoy the chaos that was 64 player Battlefield on a TeamSpeak server with 40 people in the same channel.

The stream managed to hold well during the event, though we didn't stream the TeamSpeak chatter until about a...
by apSlain at 6:36 PM
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With Battlefield 4 releasing on the 31st of October, and Extra Life 2013 occurring on the 2nd of November, Aurora Gaming will be tying the two events together with a Battlefield 4 Launch Event in conjunction with the Battlefield community over at CyberGamer.

Make sure to keep your evening open on the 2nd of November, as we'll be running the event from 7PM to 11PM! More information will be released as the day nears.
by apSlain at 3:15 PM
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While it was generally known that the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) would be returning to Australia in 2014, little information had been leaked as to when, or where, the second exhibition would be taking place. Today, Penny Arcade announced both the venue, and dates, for the 2014 event:

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
31st October - 2nd November

In 2013, Aurora Gaming had their first PAX Australia meet-up; you can check out some photos from the experience here. It's too early to start organising, but here's a heads up, as we're looking to get a mass number at the 2014 event. There is a discussion thread in the Lounge for Contributors if you want to discuss things as the event slowly nears.

We're looking forward to another successful meet-up...
by apSlain at 9:47 PM
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In what many would consider an unlikely turn of events, Aurora Gaming have qualified for the second day of the Oceanic qualifiers for MSI Beat It! 2013, pending administrator investigation. The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive squad, consisting of...
...played five consecutive matches, from 3:00PM to 8:00PM, in Group F of the Saturday matches. While Aurora Gaming started strong in the group stages, technical issues halted much of the momentum gained from their initial victory, and the team went through an inconsistent day of the results. At the end of the day, Aurora Gaming finished with the following score-lines:
[de_nuke_se] [WIN] 16-13 versus Under Estimated,
[de_nuke_se] [LOSS] 3-16 versus Sniper Division,
[de_dust2_se] [WIN] 16-0 (6)...​