Greetings to all of Khyber, I am a returning beta player and founding player. I have been back for almost a year now (or so, I forget but it has been a while now ) and have been actively questing on my VIP account. I am requesting a petition for my guild, but long story made short...
After founding my guild, the Underworld Legion on launch date, and having played for almost a year afterwords, I found myself taking a rather lengthy vacation, mainly due to real life situations and some to do with the major lack of content the game had back then. At the time, the game only allowed for up to 5 characters and the quests were rather slim to choose from and quite frankly, after capping them all at level 10 and running the same quests 15,000 times (exaggeration of course), it got rather boring. So after leaving my guild in good hands to people I was assured would take care of it (I could not have been more wrong), I went about taking care of my real life and getting things back in order.
After returning approximately a year ago (10-12 months or so, I forget now heh), I have found my guild totally abandoned with characters still in it and a guild message saying the guild was being reformed for active players (which doesnt exist that I know of, btw). I am seeing a lot of familiar names in the guild from years past and a few I dont know, namely that of the leader. More to the point, there are 2 people, 6 or 7 characters total, aside from myself, that have been on in the past 3 years and 5 people, about 14 characters or so, again, aside from myself, that have been on in the past 5 years. Past that, everyone else in the guild has not been on in well over 5 years including the leader. This leader has not chosen a successor and the only other person who has logged on in recent is also listed as a member. While I dont know why my characters got removed from officer status, all of my characters are regular members as well and I cannot invite new people to my guild.
I have filed a ticket on the matter and spoken to 2 dev's about it, both saying the same thing, "they cannot meddle in guild affairs", understandable, I am not asking them to do so. All I asked for was to allow me to be able to reclaim my guild, by default due to inactivity, climbing to officer status or something of the sort, and restore its' former glory of being the 2nd largest guild on the server (maybe not in those terms but I am confident I can restore it to prosperity). I do not want to start another guild so please, none of those comments. I founded this guild and had some real life issues, so its meaning to me is personal. I like my guild and I would like to get it back somehow. I was told that there may be a way to get myself to officer level or some such, so I could reclaim it, even though no successor has been named.
In the end, this is a petition for help to get my guild back. Please, I am begging anyone to help me reclaim my guild so I return its activity. I have already had several requests to join my guild from people I have quested with over the past 2 or 3 months and I feel really bad about having to tell them I cannot do it. Please inform me of anything that can be done to aid me in this particular quest. I do not want the Underworld Legion, a founding guild with 3 of my characters' names etched in history on the Harbor Founder's Statue, to die. Please help me to restore it and quest with the people of the best server on DDO!
Thanks for any and all support and for listening to my petition. Here is to hoping some great news comes of this.