About us

WELCOME TO MOSTLY HARMLESS! We are a gaming community built by friends that enjoy competitive gaming as well as just having fun. We are looking for social individuals that know how to act in a mature and professional manner (18+). Feel free to join us on Discord any time as a guest (after creating an account on this site).

WHO IS MOSTLY HARMLESS?

“MH is a competitive multi-gaming community. We recruit highly motivated players who either have the skills to compete at high levels or are willing to learn them. Members contribute what they can when they can - we do realize that real life gets in the way of our ‘sport’ at times, but we’re looking for fairly dedicated team members who put effort into their gaming; however, nothing is mandatory. If we can’t motivate you to come out, then we aren’t doing our job running a fun team-oriented guild - we’re more about the carrot than the stick. We view our membership as irreplaceable and treat them as such because we recruit, train and work with some of the very best, most mature and fun people around.”

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Mature Not for Profit Nothing Mandatory; More about the Carrot than the Stick Competitive PVP Focus but enjoy PvX (50%+ PvP during play time but varies with game) Train for Success Critical Thinkers Official Game Chapters usually have at least 1 event per week and 1 or more ‘training’ sessions per month where we play together Unofficial Game Chapters are simply places to hang out socially with MH and our in game Allies We are a mid-sized guild - not a huge zer gguild, nor a tiny elitist guild Established and big enough to pull off some incredible projects and achievements Small enough to feel like a home Flat leadership structure where people are free to speak their minds

EXPECTATIONS Friends & Allies

“Mostly Harmless exists to make our play more skilful and fun.” Mature Polite Positive attitude Trainable Team Oriented Patient

MH Recruits - “Gold Standard” Meet the ‘Gold Standard’ in one or more games (e.g., Gold+ rank in HotS) Play Guild Games 5+ hours a week (often 14+) Get to know Guild in Discord (serveral hours per week) Discord Etiquette (comms clear when called) Respond well to constructive criticism (e.g., “Careful about pulling forward of the group - try to stay in formation or you’ll overextend and get picked off.” or “Text comments are often misunderstood, please get in a channel and work that out with that person as you’re both creating a bit of drama there…”) Participate - Show up to a guild event once per week. Reciprocity - Help guild mates and they’ll be more likely to help you. No cheating, hacking, exploiting. Report all bugs & possible exploits immediately. No drama please. Avoid gossip. No harassing, trolling, griefing and tone down language to be fit for streaming and sponsors (can swear, etc. but keep it ‘Adult’, not rated ‘Restricted’)

Members

Handle interpersonal differences calmly. Ask for help if you can’t resolve something on your own. Add a note to your name in discord if you are streaming (and a 3+ min delay if you are streaming pvp). You may be bumped back down to ‘Friend’ if we haven’t seen you in 1+ months.

Veteran Members

“New or long time members who make the guild or a specific game more fun by helping out in a huge way or trusted long time members who know their way around the guild culture.” All of the above plus: Help facilitate events. Mentor and guide new members. Help Guild level tasks such as with recruitment and promoting the guild. PR Co-ordinators HR Co-ordinators PvP Commanders who help organize and run PvP events in games we play. Logistic organizers who help the organization of getting materials where they need to be. You may be bumped back down to ‘Member’ or ‘Friend’ if we haven’t seen you in a 3+ months. Discord Permissions include: Kick, Ban, Move, Mute, Deafen, option to use Voice Activity in any channel, etc. We trust you. innocent

Captains (Game Leadership, PvP, Crafting)

“These people have stepped above and beyond and are very involved in the guild in one or more capacities (e.g., raid leading, interviews, videos, podcasts, hosting events, etc).” All of the above plus: 1+ hours of volunteer work per week contributing to the guild (usually through out-of-game activities). Get ideas and feedback from members and build consensus. Drive guild direction in game specific leadership roles.

Guild Officers (Admin, HR, PR, Game Leadership)

“Basically this is your Board of Directors - they help facilitate all major decisions in the guild and have individual areas of responsibility which they manage as volunteers.” All of the above plus: As per Captains, but usually have been helping the guild for a long period of time. Diffuse interpersonal situations that arise. Generally try to present a ‘team image’ to membership. Trusted to hold the keys to the house, the bank, etc. money-mouth

Mostly Harmless Guild Rules and Guidelines

Have Discord installed with a working headset. Better communication = success and more friends! Visit our website for important updates and contribute on the forums/Discord. Represent the guild with good sportsmanship, whether it’s posting on forums, streams, or in game. You are welcome to stream. Check with the group to see if they have any restrictions (e.g., no voice comms, hide mini-map, delay 1+ min). If you encounter any problems, try to work them out as adults but if that’s not possible ask an officer to assist. During raids support the raid leader. Keep voice communications during raids to a minimum so the leader can give directions. Cheaters and hackers ruin gameplay for everyone.This hurts our reputation and makes us look bad when applying for sponsorships and beta invites. If you encounter someone exploiting remove them from the your group or leave if you are not leader. If you are not sure ask. We regularly communicate with developers to get clarification as there are lots of gray areas. Keep a positive game environment! Have fun!