The Lawspeakers are the highest achievable rank in Clan Sverker. Lawspeakers are held to a higher standard than the rest of the Assembly, with responsibilities that extend beyond the game. Those who earn the mantle of Lawspeaker have proven their commitment to the Clan’s advancement by their unwavering allegiance, leadership capabilities, and all around activity within the community. Together the Lawspeakers and the Mormaer make up the Bjornklo Council, Clan Sverker’s highest administrative body.
Member Since: December 2014
I started playing MMO's back in 2001 when I started at university and got my first (good) internet connection. At the time, in my head, the choices were UO, EQ, or this new game coming out called Dark Age of Camelot.
In the end I chose Dark Age of Camelot. I played on the Guinevere server on the side of Midgard. After the now infamous Trials of Atlantis expansion, I started looking at other games.
In 2004 I somehow lucked into the beta test for a game called World of Warcraft. I really enjoyed Warcraft 3, so I thought it could be neat. As soon as the game was released I got a copy and started an Orc Warrior named Gawl on the Nathrezim server. I played up to BC, I dabbled in every facet of the game. It's about this time that my serious addiction to alts started.
In 2008 I picked up Warhammer Age of Reckoning. I played on Phoenix Throne as a Dwarf Runepriest named Arnfield in a guild named The Kingmakers. I wound up on Phoenix Throne because I had heard that many of the people I remembered from DAOC on the Guinevere server were going to be playing there. I lasted about a year.
Around 2009 I quit sinking a lot of hours into MMO's.
In 2011 I came back to MMO's full time for SWTOR, that lasted about a month. WIth this belly flop of a game I was back out of the genre.
In 2013 I wanted to try a game that revolved almost exclusively around PVE to see if that could hold my attention. In my mind, I was falling out of love with earlier games because they were dividing their attention in the eternal struggle between PvE and PvP/Crafting.
So I picked up EQ2 and got started on the Freeport server. I managed to power level one of each class pairing to 95, as well as every profession. My main was Arnfield a Dwarf Guardian who was vying for MT status. Along the way I started leading a charge to get our guild built up from heroics (group content) and into raiding (40 man).
Sadly the game was old, recruiting was difficult, and there is a lack of bridge content for a guild to get from a group of 6, up to a group of 40. At this time I started to look for a game on the other side of the genre.
Unfortunately I heard about CU a little late and missed the Kick Starter by about 12 hours (ARGH!). But later on I heard the backer tiers were open and I immediately signed up and starting looking for a guild. I spotted the CS thread on the CU forums and applied. I saw Dwarves and Vikings, right up my alley.
I bounced around with the guild from WoW-Bonechewer to GW2, a cup of tea in ESO, a little minecraft and then back to WoW for starting up on Emerald Dream.
I am now concentrating on my alt addiction ahead of Legions release. All while keeping an eye on the CU twitch stream.
Winter is coming ...
Member Since: September 2015
Arrobee was born with a controller in his hands, playing games on Atari and Nintendo are his earliest memories. Spending most of his childhood either "outside until the street lights came on" or sitting in front of a TV playing whatever console box was in fashion at the time.
It all went down hill when his family bought their first computer in the 4th grade. Once he learned how to use this magical machine, he dove from game to game until school friends introduced him to the life force eating monster called MMOs. His first MMO memories are painful trips to the dungeon Despise, in Ultima Online, while on 56k dial-up during the great late 90's. Never striking it rich in game, always making just enough to replace his gear as it broke, but still loving every moment, until a friend whispered of Dark Age of Camelot.
What a game! The year was 2001 and this was Arrobee's first encounter with a game that would punish you for making bad decisions. And bad decisions he made! Only making it to max level a time or two, getting too caught up in alt-oholism.
Sometime in late 2003, Arrobee dabbled in the masterpiece that was Star Wars Galaxies, but quickly moved back to DAoC. Arrobee made the move to World of Warcraft when it launched in 2004 but again found himself moving back to DAoC when the launch day bugs were too much to handle.
Friends talked him into giving WoW another chance a couple months later and he was hooked* until the Cataclysm release when he reached max level and found himself done. He had beat the game! Or so his desire to continue told him he did. The community was gone, left in its wake was easy mode solo-play.
Arrobee found himself in late 2013 looking for an old article on DAoC when he stumbled upon a completed Kickstarter for Camelot Unchained. He gobbled up all the information he could on the game and pledged as soon as Builder Tiers became available. Since then, he's made many good friends in the CU community and found his way to Clan Sverker.
Arrobee found a great sense of belonging in Clan Sverker and quickly rose through the ranks in his quest to make everyone's experience in the clan the best it could be.
Right now, Arrobee can be found in DAoC: Uthgard, WAR: RoR and CU (Alpha) until that faithful day CU Beta delivers us from the great void that is good RvR MMOs!
*Many games between WoW expansions were a blur: Rift, RF Online, Ryzom, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning, Final Fantasy XI, Free Realms, Guild Wars 2 and others he probably forgot.
Jorvald is the leader of Clan Sverker. He is a selfless GM who understands the importance of community. Jorvald is always looking for exciting projects for the guild, which led to our recent addition: The Official CS Tartan. Jorvald can be found most days and nights in ESO.