Jumpgate Classic to Close Down

It’s the game where it all started, a space combat MMO that saw squadrons of fighters engage in PvP combat across a vast three dimensional universe. One such squadron was Octavian Vanguard, who have endured since the early days of Jumpgate Classic, which was launched in 2001. The game itself, however, will be shutting down at the end of April, leaving no traces of its existance except for the communities and friendships that were created during it’s 11 year run.

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City of Heroes : Issue 22: Death Incarnate is now Live!

The fog has cleared from the streets of Dark Astoria, revealing a horror so terrifying that even the restless spirits dare not roam its streets. Heroes and Villains alike seek to master the powers of darkness that rest with the Demon God, Mot. Experience the all new revamped Dark Astoria, the new Dilemma Diabolique Incarnate Trial and the all new, free for VIPs Power Set: Darkness Control! Issue 22: Death Incarnate has arrived to your favorite super heroic MMORPG, City of Heroes Freedom!

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City of Heroes : Spring Fling is near!

Spring is just around the corner, and Cupid’s arrows are nocked–it’s almost time for the annual Spring Fling celebration! This time, the matchmaking cherub has gone all out with new missions, badges, and temporary powers! In addition to the yearly co-op tasks of fighting Arachnos to retake tainted water from the Well of the Furies, retrieving Aphrodite’s Girdle for the god Eros, and stopping that dimension-hopping Red Cap, Snaptooth, this year’s Spring Fling introduces two brand new holiday missions, with new rewards!

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Star Trek Online goes Free-to-Play

Star Trek Online, an MMO in set in the Trek Universe by Cryptic Studios, is now available free of charge. The game was originally released in 2010 and featured a hybrid game engine, with both space and ground combat. Each player is the Captain of a starship, fighting, exploring and boldly going on behalf of either the United Federation of Planets or the Klingon Empire. Now the Free-to-play game is available to anyone wishing to give the game a try, with future content funded through the sale of items in the in-game store.

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New site!

The Octavian Vanguard is proud to announce a long over-due redesign of the web site! All the familiar elements are still here (forums, gallery, random quotes, etc.) but are now much easier to access. Work is still on-going, so keep an eye out for future tweaks. Migration to a WordPress based platform allows for much easier content creation which will promote more frequent updates. Watch this space for details on the latest OV news!

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Star Wars: The Old Republic Launches

Octavian Vanguard have taken a step into a galaxy far, far away with the release of Star Wars: The Old Republic. The MMO game, created by Bioware, allows us to combine classic Octavian teamwork with a fantastic new storyline set in the Star Wars universe. Octavian Vanguard are on a PvP server, Ahto City, as a Republic guild. Members that have been given early access to the game have already created a range of characters, including Jedi, Smugglers and Troopers.

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The 2012 Salute to Statesman

The 2012 Loyalty Program is starting soon! Maintain your VIP subscription from December 1st 2011 to March 31st 2012, and you will receive the following items on April 18th , 2012, on all of your existing and newly created characters: Tempered Through Fire, a new Account-Wide Badge. The Helm of Zeus and the Helm of Tartarus. Two new helmets, inspired by Statesman and Lord Recluse. Paragon, a new Chest Emblem that all Heroes or Villains can wear proudly.

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The battlefield is here!

There is a new battlefield and the Octavian Vanguard is amongst the first to participate! As an elite platoon, our members are at the front lines of the intense battles raging on. Join us or face us, we’re right behind you regardless! Octavian Vanguard server Octavian Vanguard platoon

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City of Heroes

Signature Story Arc 1 – Episode 3 Who Will Die – Episode 3 is part of a seven part story arc in our episodic “Signature Story” content. This story contains one hero and one villain story arc for characters that are Level 30+. Summary: Marshal Blitz, leader of the Rogue Arachnos, has requested a meeting to negotiate a peace treaty between his group and the heroes of Paragon. He has specifically requested that Alexis Cole-Duncan, daughter of Statesman and mother of Ms.

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Farewell to Razor Alliance

After nearly five years in the Razor Alliance, OV EVE has changed direction. The demands of 0.0 life, and the lack of succession planning had caused burnout at the top levels of the corp and it was decided that the only way to continue in 0.0 was to move into the RG corporation. Nearly all pilots have joined the RG corp within razor which will allow them to continue to fight the good fights under the RZR banner and the directors to go back to enjoying themselves instead of fuelling POS for the rest of their mortal lives.

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