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      Honoring the Fallen Memorial Day 2024 - Omni Gaming

      Honoring the Fallen: The True Meaning of Memorial Day
      As another Memorial Day is upon us, it's crucial for us to pause and reflect on the true meaning of this significant day. Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday of May, is far more than just a break from our screens or an opportunity for in-game events and promotions. It is a solemn occasion dedicated to honoring the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedom, a freedom that allows us to enjoy the games and communities we love.
      While many of us may celebrate Memorial Day with gaming marathons, special streams, BBQ’s, and pool/beach days, it's crucial to take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices that have afforded us these freedoms. Visiting memorials, participating in moments of silence, or even dedicating a gaming session to those who have fallen are just a few ways we can show our respect and gratitude within our community.
      One of the most poignant traditions is the National Moment of Remembrance, which asks all Americans to pause for one minute at 3:00 p.m. local time to remember and honor the fallen. This collective act of reflection serves as a powerful reminder of the true cost of freedom.
      As we enjoy the freedoms and privileges that our brave service members have fought to preserve, let us remember the true meaning of Memorial Day. It's a time to honor the courageous men and women who have given their lives for our country. Their sacrifices have paved the way for the liberties we cherish today, including our ability to connect, play, and share experiences in the gaming world.
      This Memorial Day, let us come together as a gaming community to pay tribute to these heroes and ensure that their legacy of bravery and sacrifice is never forgotten. This Memorial Day, as you log into your favorite games and connect with friends, take a moment to honor those who have made it all possible. Game on, with gratitude and respect.

      #UnitedOG #GameTogetherGrowTogether

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      July 23rd 2023 Leadership Meeting

      Introductions: Peekmaster was introduced as the new Don for the Frontier Family. Miss Vendetta was announced as the new Consigliere in the Community Team. Store Update: The development of our online store is underway. Stickers will be available for purchase in the near future. Suggestions for other merchandise are welcomed in the designated Discord channel: https://discord.com/channels/1115374063783788574/1132806030124908736 Supporting Area Military (SAM) Charity Event Recap: TypicalVet shared his experience of taking a pie to the face and being pelted with water balloons. Noted that the pie was not very substantial and the water balloons could have been filled more. The entertaining footage can be found here:   Rank Images: An update was shared on the current state of the rank images. There is an intent to revise them to display an angled view, emphasizing their ring-like design. For more details, please refer to this link: https://discord.com/channels/1115374063783788574/1131409888766074931/1132735343834173594 Website Progress: The website development is ongoing, with rosters expected to be added soon. The website will soon have the capability to track attendance for individuals in their main squad. Family and Community Team Updates: Call of Duty (CoD): The CoD family is experiencing steady growth, although there have been some attendance issues arising from divergent preferences for gaming modes. The team is actively addressing this concern to cater to the diverse interests of its members. Destiny: Things are running smoothly in the Destiny family. To enhance the gaming experience, new channels containing pertinent game information have been added on Discord. These resources are aimed at providing quick and easy access to crucial game data. Frontier: The Frontier family is eager to expand and include more games in the near future. They are actively seeking suggestions for a new game to add to their repertoire. If you have a game in mind that would make a great addition, please share your suggestion in this Discord channel: https://discord.com/channels/1115374063783788574/1125341520338370600 Community Team: The team is looking forward to an upcoming event/meeting scheduled for Thursday evening. It will likely feature gameplay from Phasmophobia, which will be live-streamed for everyone's entertainment. Also, a Halloween Costume contest is on the horizon - it's time to start brainstorming creative and fun costume ideas! Onboarding Process Discussion: An in-depth conversation was held regarding the onboarding process after the 30-day probationary period. Topics included what questions should be asked, who should ask them, and how the Community Team should be involved. Further discussion will continue to take place regarding the requirements for full onboarding after the 30-day period. Closing Remarks: The meeting concluded with appreciative shout outs to outstanding members and staff, with special recognition given to our server boosters.  
      Below is a full recording of the meeting:
       

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      Omni Gaming Inaugural Community Update

      Firstly, a joyous Father’s Day to all the fantastic dads in our midst! It's with great pleasure that we bring you our inaugural community update.
      In an astounding display of community spirit, our Omni Gaming Discord has grown to an impressive 123 members merely three days post-launch! Moreover, we're thrilled to share that we've already received 20 boosts, thanks to the generous contributions from the following members:
      Nuka
      TypicalVeteran- (VP) 
      OG D X
      Primis Rulz 
      iTzSprinkls
      OG Chesters31-
      Shroomage 
      BudZeus
      Valorous 
      Cygnus X1
      Oznik_twitch
      At present, members have the opportunity to join any of our three divisions: Call of Duty, Destiny, and Overwatch.
      In the endeavor to protect our identity, we've filed all necessary documents with the US Patent and Trademark Office to trademark Omni Gaming and our motto 'Game together, grow together'. We expect to receive the trademark approval and serial number within the next 10 days.
      On the website front, OhMcGawGaming  is making considerable strides. The upcoming features will include attendance tracking, rosters, ranks, medals, badges, FAQs, and more. As it's a sizable undertaking, the rollout will be in phases. We anticipate launching at least some basic features within the next two weeks. A noteworthy feature of the site is its Discord integration, negating the need for a separate login. Your roles on Discord will also sync with the website. As soon as the preliminary version is ready, we will share a link for your review and feedback.
      We've also commissioned a logo, and we look forward to sharing the final design for your input within the next two days.
      In our pipeline is the creation of an Expeditionary Division, a place for our new games that aren't yet large enough to stand as independent Divisions. We believe in the value of more Divisions, but we're equally comfortable with squads thriving in the Expeditionary Division as long as our members are enjoying themselves.
      A round of applause to HSquared, Mike, and Fireman for their exceptional efforts in welcoming all our new friends to OG.
      Lastly, as part of our commitment to transparency and community involvement, we want to share some of the behind-the-scenes details of our growth. We have made significant investments, exceeding $3000, in areas such as web design, trademarks, logo design, and software licenses. We believe that every cent has been a worthwhile investment in creating a community we can all enjoy and be proud of. At the present moment, we're not accepting donations, but we wanted you to be aware of the value you're helping us build.
      Thank you all for your patience and support as we continue to create a home where we can all 'Game together, grow together'.

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