9.2018 - KnightsOfBalmoral.com is launched using the old Neocities design - work slowly progresses to improve it
8.31.2018 - Bruix - Dragon's Way Jump Winner
8.25.2018 - Lowe Longshanks - Dragon's Way Jump Winner
8.2018 - The guild begins to build a little steam and nears completion of the in-game Guild Hall. Current level is 58 at this time.
5.2018 - New members join and provide a much needed spark to the guild; becoming active, representing members, and also just really nice people
5.2018 - Teamspeak is abandoned in favor of Discord. Anika no longer has to spend money on a TS server.
4.2018 - The core four remain along with a few brave souls in GW2. The guild returns to its very small roots as attrition takes hold.
10.2017 - With the new expansion a lot of faces return. The guild still remains a very small, tight-knit community of 5-10 loyal knights and officers.
5.2017 - The Guild plays several other games to include Empyrion Galactic Survival, Elite Dangerous, Rocket League, and others.
2.2017 - Facebook is officially abandoned by the guild due to unsavory business practices
12.2016 - Gort, Stryyder, Flek, Anika, Lightmane, the secretive "Carlos", and a few others remain true and loyal. The guild plays a lot of different games in this time-frame to include: Ark, KSP, Elder Scrolls Online, Path of Exile, Rocket League, Civ 5, The Division, Seven Days to Die, & others.
11.24.2016 - Stryyder creates another website for the guild for some reason using the Neocities platform. The site pulls in close to 14,000 views.
05.2016 - Masteries continue to be earned as the guild spreads across the world. Diversity helps spread talent across the game to include PvP and WvW. All the while, the guild remains casual.. relaxed.. and aware of the fact that life is greater than GW2.
04.2016 - Stryyder & Gort hike the Pacific Crest Trail.
02.2016 - Scroll of Champions & Guild Lottery are abandoned due to lack of participation.
02.2016 - Rakuus - Lotto Winner #1
02.2016 - Sylvain Relias - 1st Place Seaweed
02.2016 - Rakuus - 2nd Place Seaweed
02.2016 - Norn Of Your Business - Lotto Winner #2
02.2016 - Sylvain Relias - 1st Place - Orbs
02.2016 - Bella Donna - 2nd Place - Orbs
02.2016 - Norn Of Your Business - Lotto Winner #3
01.2016 - A few members earn their place on the Scroll of Champions
01.2016 - Sylvain Relias - 1st Place Sparks
01.2016 - Lowe Longshanks - 2nd Place Sparks
01.2016 - Rotting Heart I - 1st Place Flax
01.2016 - Sylvain Relias - 2nd Place Flax
01.2016 - Rotting Heart I - 1st Place Elderwood
01.2016 - Taurisian - 2nd Place Elderwood
01.2016 - Rotting Heart I - 1st Place Mithril Ingots
01.2016 - Lightmane - 2nd Place Mithril Ingots
01.2016 - Sylvain Relias - 1st Place Flax
01.2016 - Lowe Longshanks - 2nd Place Flax
12.2015 - Lightmane - 1st Place Screenshots
12.2015 - Rotting Heart I - 1st Place Sand
12.2015 - Rotting Heart I - 1st Place Flax
12.2015 - Chartrapper - 2nd Place Sand
12.2015 - Rakuus - 2nd Place Flax
12.2015 - Scroll of Champions and other contests spark up for a couple of months.
07.2015 - All other mediums of "guild hall" are abandoned for the facebook group.
04.2015 - The guild celebrates their 10 year anniversary!
7.2014 - Talk emerges of a server merge which would replace how Sorrow's Furnace fights in World Versus World.
06.2014 - After a long break in play several officers return and the guild is renewed and refreshed with the release of Heart of Thorns.
05.2014 - The guild moves to Teamspeak as their voice comms (paid for by Anika Baneblade).
04.2014 - Lightmane, Sylvain, Rotting Heart, and the mysterious "Carlos" join/return (to) the guild and contribute significantly - solidifying KoB's presence on Sorrow's Furnace.
07.2013 - Several important members become regulars to the guild and are promoted to "Watchman" - The guild continues to grow and nears the max allowable membership numbers for Guild Wars 2 (500)
05.2013 - Stryyder creates the guild's very own subreddit
10.2012 - Kailen Dane joins and brings his considerable knowledge to the game. KD introduces Stryyder to guildportal (the new Guild Hall)
10.2012 - Stryyder creates a Raidcall group allowing advanced voice communications
09.2012 - The birth of the Guild Hall helps the membership of the Knights explode
09.2012 - Nifferum becomes the first volunteer staff member of the Knights (Treasurer)
09.2012 - Arisakees becomes the second volunteer staff member of the Knights (Roster Administrator)
08.2012 - Flekk creates the guild and quickly adds Gort Longshanks, Stryyder and Anika Baneblade to the guild
08.2012 - Guild Wars 2 finally arrives and the Knights quickly setup and establish a foundation
11.2011 - The Original Guild Hall is created by Stryyder
09.2011 - Several members join the Knights and become regular members who will follow the Knights into Guild Wars 2 (a continually promised release with an unknown date)
07.2011 - The Knights fight through the 4 pieces of Guild Wars 1 (Original, Factions, Nightfall, and Eye of the North)
Redacted Date - Several Dukes return from deployment, complete with mysterious and dramatic weight loss
Stryyder begins building a podcast for the guild, which ends up being released circa 2012. It quickly fizzles out and dies due to lack of time for production, design, and recording. Real life strikes again. However, many small guilds were interviewed during this time. Many terrific people were met.
03.2010 - The Knights fight onward with no more than 20 members, only 8-10 of which play regularly
Redacted Date - Several Dukes are deployed to really smelly places with 1.5 star food options
Stryyder heads to the other side of the earth for real life work, leaving administrative duties of the guild in the hands of the other officers.
10.2009 - The Knights remain strong but are still a very small gathering. Gola Dane (Gort), Adamus the Wise (ACB32), Gelmir Helyanwe (Flekk), and Tobiatha Blue (Stryyder) emerge as the "core 4" of the guild
09.2009 - Several members join and leave (not being happy with the small size of the guild)
One member writes a cheery celtic song about the guild, but also leaves during what could be dubbed The Great Rift of 2008.
Guild lotteries, events, and missions are completed regularly. Non-drama-causing, loyal members remain.
The guild is robbed on many occasions by members who join, steal, then leave, forcing rank policies and stricter access control.
The drama causes a rift in the guild, causing many of the members to leave and never return.
09.2008 - Membership numbers and activity reach an all-time high. Guild screenshots are common, and the guild's first, last, and only in-game officer's meeting takes place to discuss drama caused by some of its nefarious members.
05.2008 - The few original members continue to play and attempt to build up Knight membership
Unknown date - MGW24 plays 7D2D and GW2 with the guild.
07.2007 - The guild remains a tight-knit group, with the majority of its members being those who had met, traveled, and even worked together in real life. The revolving door of membership continues as the group awaits those special few.
05.2007 - Lowe Longshanks joins the guild becomes a loyal, contributing member, and is switfly promoted to the rank of officer.
05.2007 - Dubanana and Kaibeast Fighter also join the guild, but would rather play only Gary's Mod.
03.2007 - Rynn of Catania (wife of Gort) joins the guild... but.. never really plays
Several members travel the world again, putting all forms of video games on a burner somewhere near the back.
Stagnant real-life careers force several members to seek bigger and better things, forcing another transition lull in the group's activities.
11.2.2006 - USS Valley Forge (CG-50) is sunk for target practice. It would later become the inspiration for a model build in Empyrion Galactic survival as seen here. It is currently available as a Steam workshop item.
01.2006 - Kai Daria (wife of Stryyder) joins the guild but never really plays
10.2005 - The implementation of Ventrilo for voice communication is introduced
09.2005 - Gelmir Helyanwe (Flekk Stoneguard) joined the guild.
08.2005 - Adamus the Wise (Anika Baneblade) joined the guild.
04.2005 - Tobiatha Blue (Stryyder) joined the guild (brother of Gort) - The guild is renamed the "Knights of Balmoral" and the Scarab Logo is created (as seen in the gallery of Knights - GW1 cape design)
04.2005 - The Guild is created by Gola Dane (Gort Longshanks) with the name "Mad Dawgz" presumably based on the military background of Gort
Several members attend college and become too busy for video games
Stryyder makes a few videos, before YouTube was famous, but loses many of them due to hard drive mechanical failure.
9.2004 - Several members of the group separate from military service and go on to do other things. Limited gameplay continues in America's Army and several other games
Redacted Date - Counterstrike is played heavily during deployment to South America and further east. (GO EAST!)
Members of the group split in various directions as real life forces them into different careers and geographical locations.
HMMWVs are added to the game, along with lots of other weapons. The group gets busy dying. Marcus wants the sniper rifle.
11.2003 - The group moves on to America's Army 2.0: Special Forces
2002 - The Bridge map of Americas Army (pictured here) becomes one of the first playing fields the group plays on together
2002 - The group calls themselves the Tactical Bastards, a name that only lasts until the group moves on to Guild Wars
Unknown date - From separate worlds, full of Mario Bros, Tetris, Pitfall, Pong, and Altered Beast, Sonic the Hedgehog, Shining Force, Landstalker, and so many more, a group meets to play a game for the first time. The game? America's Army.