Fun things tonight!

If you want to fill out an NCAA bracket with a bunch of atheists, today is your last day to get it in!  Gotta hurry before the games start!

Also, don’t forget that League of Legends ranked team tryouts are tonight at 9pm!

I think I’m going to start putting more effort into promoting the atheist gaming community.  I talk about community building all the time, but I can’t really do it anymore.  My role has changed to a writer and speaker, which puts me on the road a bunch.  Hard for me to build high school SSA’s or to organize conferences with as much as I travel.

However, I think we overlook the effectiveness of virtual communities (which can become in-person communities).  The Godless Gaming Alliance is a pretty keen thing, and I need to start getting in and hanging out with all you gamer atheists (check out the Godless Gaming Alliance on Steam).  We’re always chatting in League of Legends, but does anybody know a way we could have a permanent chatroom home (perhaps Steam has this feature?) for atheist gamers to congregate and invite people to games?  Because if team atheism is going to go stomp face at Counterstrike, I’m so in (especially if we’re all sporting our GGA tags :P).

So we’re starting a LoL ranked team.  I’m going to start trying to log into Guild Wars 2 more often and hang out with that group.  What other games are you guys playing?  I picked up the Counterstrike rework recently and have The Secret World, DOTA 2, and Path of Exile.  In what games do we need Godless guilds?  (Disclaimer: WoW is dead to me, you guys are on your own there :P).

About JT Eberhard

When not defending the planet from inevitable apocalypse at the rotting hands of the undead, JT is a writer and public speaker about atheism, gay rights, and more. He spent two and a half years with the Secular Student Alliance as their first high school organizer. During that time he built the SSA’s high school program and oversaw the development of groups nationwide. JT is also the co-founder of the popular Skepticon conference and served as the events lead organizer during its first three years.

  • Mike Brownstein

    In the off chance you, or any atheists play MLB 2k12 you’re on!

  • IslandBrewer

    This is off topic, sort of, but may I divulge a fantasy?

    I REALLY want there to be an atheist team that goes on this game show:

    An wipes the floor with everyone else.

  • Rakatosh

    I just started playing path of exile again. They’ve made serious progress since beta started. Look for Gron_Ironeye.

  • Adam Shelton

    There is an in-Steam chatroom associated with the Steam GGA group, yes. I haven’t looked into finding a way to open it automatically (like the LoL chat can) but I haven’t seen anyone in the chatroom so far. The Steam chatroom would be a good way for people to give a shout-out to see if anyone is in the mood to play a particular game together.

    Also, group admins may want to consider adding events to the calendar or sending group alerts if they’re trying to start a multiplayer game with GGA members.

  • jon matzke

    Planetside 2!!!!

  • pjmaertz

    Here is a terribly lame confession: Diablo 3. I’m sorry, but if any of you guys want power leveling or something, I can most certainly do it for you.

  • invivoMark

    Yo, does anybody else play Chivalry? That game is fun as hell. It would be awesome to get a few godless together to go stomp around for a bit.

    • Rakatosh

      Yep, I’m a fan, though Grim Dawn has kind of put Chivalry on hold at the moment. Add Overseer on Steam.

    • Rakatosh

      Also, just joined the Godless Gaming Alliance steam group.

  • Glodson

    After a rough day, and a night that started promising last night…. I think tonight I’ll be playing some Dark Souls on my PS3.

    I’m a huge nerd.