NOTD Boot Camp Program

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Deadalus, Jun 3, 2014.

  1. Deadalus
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    Deadalus New Member

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    Introducing the NOTD Boot Camp Program!

    Hello,
    My name is Daedalus (in game Deadalus) I'm one of the new Teamspeak 3 Moderators. I also have been working on developing a fun, user-friendly, target focused NOTD Boot Camp Program - BE THE CHANGE! Boot Camp 101: From Green to Killing Machine.

    I wish to give back to this community for both the positive and negative I've personally experienced.

    LilMissHumpz, Niteshade, Blaqk, VickHead and Extifer are also the best people to speak to about this and will be able to assist when I'm offline.


    I am aware there have been past programs and members of the community who have not had a positive first impression of the game. I believe it is safe to say NOTD does have a high learning aptitude and when new players join a pub and get their face eaten within the first 5 mins, its frustrating and often turns people off from further attempts to learn how to play. It's also a numbers game where not everyone will be COACH-ABLE and take the time to learn. We need to change the so called stigma of "elitism" and show there are those willing to offer their time to teach all types of new players.

    When I first found this game, I was fortunate enough to meet a player who was patient, knowledgeable and willing to offer his time tohelp me learn this great co-operative zombies survival game. I was horrible, died a lot...but I stuck with it and wanted to get better no matter how long it took. (Thanks Meatfish xo)


    Utilizing TeamSpeak

    I see this time just prior to NOTD2 release as a great opportunity to really grow and maintain a new generation of community members by getting them off on the right foot as early as possible. Learning good in game habits, being COACHABLE, and willing to take honest constructive criticism in a non-verbal abusive environment. If we can use the resources available to us like Teamspeak 3, we will be able to establish a place where a broad spectrum of newbie players and skill levels can progress as they gain more familiarity with the in-game basic tactics, including, how to knife, sprint, equip weapons, ammo and coping with the fast paced story line.


    Class Specialists List

    Lastly I would like to extend an invitation to people who are great role-models, patient, knowledgeable and willing to help sustain and grow our overall membership. These individual in Teamspeak 3, will be referred to as Veteran Class Specialist (VCS).

    Currently we are looking for individuals comfortable in both talent trees to train the following Marine classes:

    • VCS Rifleman Trainer - Deadalus,VickHead
    • VCS Medic Trainer - LilMissHumpz
    • VCS Recon Trainer - Blaqk
    • VCS Forward Observer Trainer
    • VCS Commando Trainer - NiteShade, Blaqk
    • VCS Demolitions Trainer - (Looking for Trainers)
    • VCS Marksman Trainer - Extifer, Deadalus, Blaqk
    • VCS Assault Trainer - Meatfish
    • VCS Psi-Ops Trainer - Blaqk, LilMissHumpz
    • VCS Engineer Trainer - (Looking for Trainers)
    • VCS Chemical Expert Trainer - (Looking for Trainers)
    • VCS Pathfinder Trainer - Blaqk
    • VCS Technician Trainer - Blaqk
    • VCS Flamerthrower Trainer - Meatfish, Blaqk

    If you are interested in becoming a part of this program either as a specialist or a recruit/student, please comment below or private message me.
    Additionally, If you know anyone or would like to recommend someone please respond to this post via commenting below or pm.

    We have this program in place however, your feedback is also important to us.
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  2. I would recommend Robo monkey for the FO position, he is our good old robotic FO :D
  3. MissHumpz
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    MissHumpz NOTD Staff: Event Coordinator & Amazing Amazer

    Made this thread pretty + added logo.

    The entire NOTD Teamspeak staff completely support this program.
    Please send all interested zombie slayers, both recruits and trainers, our way so we can assist in setting up an affective communication method between the team to use with each other and in-game.
  4. ozzy

    ozzy Member

    I can play demolitions and assault
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  5. Stereo
    • Development Team

    Stereo Paper Boy

    I feel the most comfortable teaching/tutoring as Rifleman, Medic, Recon, and Demo. They're all classes that I love either tree, and can never decide which tree to pick, should I have the option of picking. However, there are a few classes that I spec in only one tree because I hate the other. Order Flame, Ground Support Chem Ex, and Arty Forward Obs.

    (I can fill pretty much every class role and I know what they are supposed to do, but those are what I would say I am good enough to teach.)
  6. Ar0uz3d

    Ar0uz3d Member

    Whoever beats all the trainers, gets to be the very best.
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  7. MissHumpz
    • Event Coordinator
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    MissHumpz NOTD Staff: Event Coordinator & Amazing Amazer

    This Boot Camp Program can cater for individuals, who just want to improve their knowledge in a class by learning from one of the vets (Veteran Class Specialists).

    OR

    We can also do storylines and teach people the routes and ropes of each story line.

    To ensure the quality of our Veterans who will be teaching willing participants, unless myself or someone else already on the VCS list can vouch for them and their abilities, they will most likely not be taken on board the program.
  8. Mystes

    Mystes Member

    Wow this sounds like a nice program
    I Would be willing to participate and teach those who are willing, listening, and easy to learn but sadly time caught me short due to near ending of college D:
  9. Yuey
    • Warden

    Yuey Warden

    I can help with either Demo or Medic.
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  10. ChuckWing

    ChuckWing Member

    I can help with whatever classes you need.
  11. Extifer
    • Warden
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    Extifer Stiffy is what Lyanden calls me.

    Remember Deadalaus, I forget to mention but always stress the importance of practice for those you will be training.

  12. Ramses II
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    Ramses II Help, I can't change my title!

    Dibs on ass/demo starting in August/September. Pretty much limited to phone access until then.
  13. MissHumpz
    • Event Coordinator
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    MissHumpz NOTD Staff: Event Coordinator & Amazing Amazer

    Looking forward to having you back Ozy :)
  14. squish

    squish Well-Known Member

    I can help with Medic, Commando, and Psi Ops. I am reasonably proficient in either tree for all 3 classes, although I'm best at Field Aid, Operations, and Inception tree for the three, respectively.

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