I enjoyed the competitiveness of this server as well. It was much more competitive than the previous (like 5?!?) RU servers. So for the most part, our expectations for going into a different domain, were fulfilled. While we are not completely content with the results, we're not necessarily discontent either. There must always be villains in the story, otherwise there would be no story at all, our rates reflect our achievements. Even if it's more so that we were made into villains, because of how things on the forums went.
Once again people, dont judge us all based on your attitude towards one person.
And to clear some questions.
1) Mindfreak is not a Web player. In fact, we dont know who he is. It so happened that he didnt like Heathens and Bedlam, which aligned with our interests at the time.
2) No, we are not salty or mad for not winning, even if we had an opportunity. Considering how many servers there are behind our shoulders over the years, while we do care about being absolute winners, we care about that a lot less than our performance as a team. And this time we had a loooot of new members. This server reflected clearly, what we need to improve internally and provided valuable insight as to how we are going to approach some of the internal matters, in the future.
3) To people who think that we didnt defeat anyone. That is simply not true.
We wiped Heathens off our regions almost entirely, you dont need to have 200IQ to realize that we were not going to chase them all the way to England after they fled there.
We took several regions from Bedlam, while not letting Bedlam take any from us or take the ones we took back (up until a couple of weeks ago though). We also caught and walled most of Bedlams hammers at the time and after. Catae'd lots of villages in Emerita and Olisipo and some other regions. It is clear what would happen later if we didnt have to shift our attention off of Bedlam.
Theres no need to even talk about how we massacred THC. THC fell in a matter of a week. We took lots and lots of villages from them and catae'd some capitals and took regions. THC were even weaker than Heathens, despite having a ton more troops.
So yeah, that statement is ridiculous. Or does "defeating" someone means cata'ing every village to the ground to you? If so, then our views differ, which means your statement is just an opinion.
4) Yes, lots of us also do not agree with how Kazah initiates conversations. As it affects our image as a team. But it is even more amusing how easily some people are offended and start to show their true colors. We are good people, and Kazah is also a good person. But we dont need to prove that to anyone.
Overall, GG to everyone. This server was packed with action!