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    1. Class Discussions

      Engage in discussions about becoming the best player in your game using the play-style that you enjoy most!  Help others learn that winning in games is not about copying the last tournament winner, but it requires mastering your own game-play.  No matter if your enjoy winning head to head gunfights as Infantry or supporting your team as Heavy Infantry, we have you covered.  Don't forget to check out our main guide section here for numerous resourceful guides and articles to perfect your style of gaming. 

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    2. Gaming Resources

      Map data, gun stats, perk traits, and so information is the key to creating the most overkill class or underhanded tactic.  This forum is where players can share their findings or official details from games to aid others in their success.

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  2. Shooter Center

    1. First Person Shooters

      First-person shooters are the core of Uncrowned Gaming and the core of the shooter genre as a whole.  Series such as Call of Duty and Halo have engraved the genre into one of the most popular games ever played and eSport titles like Counter Strike have been essential to driving the competitive gaming world to where it is today.

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    2. Third-Person Shooter

      Third-person shooters are wildly popular in the single player an RPG markets, but also make a solid stand to FPS games in multiplayer.  These games have enjoyed massive success under series like Gears of War and stories within games such as Mass Effect and Uncharted have collected huge followings.

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    3. Real-Time Tactical Shooters

      An often forgotten and overlooked genre (to the point the genre name itself is in question), real-time tactic shooters are top down squad based shooters that have a heavy focus on preparation, teamwork, and tactics.  Many of these games are top-down, turn-based shooters like Wastelands and XiCOM but they can come in many forums.

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    4. eSports

      This area is dedicated for first and third person shooter faced eSports and the League's that are associated with those titles.  Find upcoming events and tournaments along with current standings and other databases based on the League's of these games.  Feel free to talk about the recent press releases and other eSport sport-related news within these forums.

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    5. Matchmaking

      Shooters are definitely better as a group and sometimes your friends is simply are not available to play when you are.  Feel free to ask around to find other members of the legion to join your team or maybe even set up entire custom games with your fellow legion members.

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    6. Shooter Discussions

      If it is not dedicated to a single game or is simply a general topic about Shooters as a whole it probably belongs in this forum.  Feel free to compare shooter to each other or simply discuss what one is the best in a particular genre or situation.  This is also a great area to discover new games that you were unfamiliar with by asking your fellow community members about what ones are best for certain playstyles.

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  3. Gaming Lounge

    1. Gaming News & Upcoming Releases

      Upcoming game news, confirmed release dates, or simply a major sale of a current game can all be shared here!  The best way to get your favorite game going is to help promote the sales that gain players.

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    2. Gaming Rigs

      Share those gaming rigs and setups with us or even ask a few questions on getting it all setup!

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    3. Gaming Discussion

      Want to post about gaming but just can’t seem to find the right spot?  Then our gaming discussion forum is most likely your best option!  Anything that doesn’t fall into other sections and that doesn’t break our Terms of Use can be posted here.

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  4. Information Center

    1. News & Announcements

      All Uncrowned news and events will be posted here to keep our community informed and involved!  This section shares news from all Uncrowned websites and will link to there local discussion topic.  We urge all users to check back with this forum every now and then to stay up-to-date with all the great news about our empire!

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    2. Introductions

      Introduce yourself to our community and say hello to the rest of the Uncrowned Legion!!

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