The High Guard, or USCHG, is an Oceanic (Australia and New Zealand) Massively Multiplayer Online Gaming Guild, Clan, Group, and Community consisting of mature gamers (age 18+). It represents a dynamic and multifaceted guild that blends rigorous MILSIM elements with the excitement of science fiction and space-themed games. The guild's approach integrates multiple games into a single narrative universe, offering its members a diverse and immersive experience.
Core Focus and Activities
Science Fiction and Space Simulation: The guild is deeply engaged in space simulation, with members participating in virtual space battles, piloting starfighters, and commanding capital ships in expansive game universes.
First-Person Shooter (FPS) Combat: Besides space simulation, the guild is active in science fiction-themed FPS games involving futuristic ground-based combat.
Gameplay and Narrative
Multi-Game Universe Creation: The High Guard crafts a unique narrative across various multiplayer games, creating a custom universe with interconnected stories and missions.
Story-Driven Gameplay: Members' actions and decisions contribute to an evolving story in a self-built universe, encompassing complex missions and diplomatic interactions.
Structured Hierarchy: The guild features a clear hierarchical structure with ranks reflecting members' skills and contributions.
Organized Units: Specialized units within the guild, including combat, exploration, and logistics divisions, play distinct roles in a comprehensive military operation.
Recognition System: A system of medals and decorations incentivizes achievements and contributions, adding realism and motivation.
Combat: Members engage in space and ground combat, using tactics akin to real-world military operations.
Exploration: The guild actively explores new territories and star systems, encountering diverse environments and species.
Logistics and Trade: Resource management and strategic planning support the guild's combat and exploration endeavours.
High Guard Community Ethos
Mateship: The guild stresses loyalty, equality, and friendship, upholding a culture of support and mutual success.
Colonial Spirit: Members embody the spirit of colonials, building a new home in virtual space with a mix of legal and less-than-legal jobs.
Diverse Opportunities: Whether engaged in combat, trade, mining, or exploration, members find varied roles to suit their interests and skills.
Combat Squadrons: Ready to face pirates, Xenos, or hostile factions in PvE, PvP, and Anti-Xeno operations.
Trade and Mining: Leveraging knowledge of trading routes for-profit and protecting miners in asteroid fields.
Exploration Squadron: Dedicated to discovering new phenomena and ensuring safe return and data selling for explorers.
The High Guard offers a comprehensive and engaging experience for gamers who enjoy a blend of military simulation, science fiction, and diverse gameplay within a supportive, laid-back community.