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Founded in early 2008, STEADFAST is a mature and casual Horde guild that can be found on the US Realm Steamwheedle Cartel.
If you’re seeking a place to call home, in which you can partake in the plethora of things World of Warcraft has to offer, you owe it to yourself to check us out.
“Mature?” STEADFAST is ‘mature’ in two ways:
First, we are in our 5th year as a guild and have an active member-base. Having made it through our initial growing pains, our organizational structure, and our approach to enjoying the many aspects of WoW, together as a group, is well established and runs quite smoothly. It provides a great benefit to new members to be able to join a guild that has their act together and has some history and experience dealing with the inevitable issues that arise from time to time. Simply put, when you join STEADFAST, you’re joining a guild that is established and experienced.
Second, STEADFAST is more like a family so our guild chat is free of griefing and unsolicited panhandling. Sure, we definitely know how to have fun and raz each other a bit, but it is always in good-nature and kept at a socially-acceptable level. And if a member ever has an issue, our Officers are very approachable and take a sincere interest in bringing about resolution.
So, STEADFAST is ‘mature’ in that it is established, efficient, organized, and good-natured.
“Casual?” We are casual in that we realize that World of Warcraft is first and foremost a game and should provide an enjoyable experience while playing it. We go to great lengths to create a stress-free, drama-free environment. Now, we realize that drama will rear its ugly head every now and then. But, take solace in the fact that our democratically elected officers are proactive in the drama mitigation department.
We are also casual in not requiring a certain level of participation or attendance in order to partake in our scheduled events. Let’s say you enjoy raiding and wish to join our Raiders as they delve into the more challenging content WoW has to offer. Missing one weekend because you’d rather go out with your friends, or are gone for two weeks on vacation, will not hinder your ability to raid once you return. Also, we have no minimum requirements to raid beyond the gear iLevel that WoW mechanics require.
Our raiders, being the carefree fun-loving bunch they are, still progress into the most challenging of content. Even with a rotating roster due to people enjoying real life and a primary focus on having fun while raiding, we make it through all end-game content. Surely, not as fast as a Progression Guild, but we still get there. Simply ‘casual’ does not mean ‘not-focused.’
But raiding is not all that STEADFAST is about.
We are also very active in the role-play arena as well. With a dedicated officer position to further STEADFAST role-play, our Bard and his assistants have put together quite a group that enjoys RP in all its forms, from para-RP on our guild forums, to chat-based in our guild RP channel, and weekly in-game events which often include RP’ers from other guilds and factions. It can easily be said that STEADFAST is one of the more prominent RP guilds on the server.
And, again, in our casual approach to gaming, if you miss out on a weekly event, we post log files on our website to allow those that only partake occasionally, the ability to stay abreast of storyline developments.
But maybe PvP is more your style; well STEADFAST offers that as well. Like our Raiding and Role-play facets, we have a dedicated officer that oversees STEADFAST PvP. Our Marshal stays well-versed in the current PvP trends in the game and selflessly leads our PvP’ers into the various PvP offerings presently in the game. From World, to BG’s, to Rated BG’s to Arena; if ‘pwning’ the Alliance gets your blood pumping then STEADFAST PvP will satisfy your craving.
But that’s not all. STEADFAST also offers assistance in learning your class, assistance in leveling, acquiring that needed enchant or gem or crafted piece; we feel that our fellow ‘guildies’ are family and know that at one point or another we all were beginners. We also have all crafting professions covered and STEADFAST’s “I help you, you help another” approach works quite well.
So, whether you have just finished installing WoW and are logging in for the first time, or are a seasoned veteran, STEADFAST can, and will, contribute to your positive enjoyment and growth while you make your mark on the lands of Azeroth, and beyond.
In closing, STEADFAST recruiting is open to all levels, classes, and races. So, if you’re looking for a place to call home, to play with other like-minded individuals, that view WoW as a game that is meant to be enjoyed then you owe it to yourself to check out STEADFAST.