The original founders of the Aces Wild came together to create Mechwarrior: Online mercenary group they called their own. Tired of the politics and unnecessay bickering of past units, they sought out to make the Aces a stress free and fun environment where people of any play-style could enjoy themselves. Black Phoenix held several meetings with the founders of the Aces Wild where they would decide the Role Play basis, unit name, unit colors, and what this units goal was to become.Founders: Black Phoenix, MaverickGTO, Blind Temple, 100mile, Brother Grim, General Veers, Moruk, Doogavich, Boogiebook, Razor87FIS, Swordfish, Monsoon, Electric Mayhem, Running Wolf, Minoxen, Verfolger, Sero, Skinflint, AAllard, Crazyworm, Thanatos, Skye Storm, DirtNap, Joker Two, and Paratrooper.
21MAR2013 - Aces Wild opens 1st Battalion for Recruitment
The Aces Wild open their doors to the general public with a single battalion open. Alpha and Bravo Company opened with less than five pilots in each company and Charlie, having come to the Aces as a unit, was almost full. The unit focused on recruitment efforts and quickly grew.
21APR2013 - Aces Wild Opens 2nd Battalion for Recruitment
Second Battalion was opened with DirtNap as its’ Commanding Officer. Delta Company was formed with Swordfish as its’ Company Commander. Electric Mayhem took over DirtNaps old position as Alpha Company Commanding Officer.
01MAY2013 - First Scrimmage
The Aces Wild take on the Robinson Ranger Brigade in their first scrimmage as a newly formed unit. The Aces Wild win 2-1.
17JULY2013 - First AW event: School Yard Throwdown
A series of 1v1 “call out” matches begins. See Video.
15SEP2013 - AW/RRB CWTX
The Aces Wild / Robinson Ranger Brigade Community Warfare Training Exercise was a six week operation focused on administration and battlefield preparedness for MWO’s Community Warfare. Six matches were held in total. Aces Wild won the battlefield portion of the CWTX with a score of four wins and two loses.
15JUL2013 - Aces Wild Opens 3rd Battalion for Recruitment
3rd Battalion opens with 100Mile as its commanding officer
6JAN2014 - Last Company opens for Recruitment
With India company opening for recruitment the Aces Wild have reached their Unit size limit
21JAN2014 - Operation Tiro Begins
Operation Tiro was a large recruitment push that involed all members of the Aces Wild. There was two nights of recruitment based 4-man pugging group of which over a hundred members took part in and a “NGNG Invasion” night where nearly a hundred Aces Wild members flooded the NGNG Podcast live recording. Audio from NGNG.
10SEP2014 - Community Warfare/Faction Warfare Begins
Aces Wild enter Community Warfare as a Merc Unit. Sign 28 day Contract with House Davion.
30MAR to 29JULY2015 - Strike Teams Launched
Aces Wild sent Strike Teams to other factions on temporary contracts. This was done to explore the possibility of moving the Unit as a whole to a different faction for Merc Contracts. Ultimately House Davion was determined to be the best place for the unit.
24APR2016 - Decision to go Loyalist
Aces Wild decides to go Loyalist and sign a permanent contract with House Davion.
01MAY2016 - Aces Wild Taskforce Formed
The Aces Wild Taskforce was formed by MAJ Tam "Tamerlin" Barlas in anticipation of the Mechwarrior Online World Championship. It was expanded to include other competative leauges such as MRBC and MCW.
16AUG2016 - New Company Structure and Direction
After some serious problems disagreements over CW/FW, and its viablity the Aces Wild disbanded several defunct companies and placed all remaining companies under 1st Battalion, and a switch from being a dedicated Davion Loyalist Unit to a full mercenary faction within MWO. This was in response to many pilots disagreeing over the importance of faction play and the depature of an entire company to form its own unit. Additonally there were no games to be had along the Davion border so a change was nesscary for the unit to continue faction play. The change was also done to ensure the longevity of the Aces Wild as fun, mil-sim unit that stresses comraderie over all else.
06OCT2016 - World Championship
The Aces Wild performed well in the World Championship. Placing 13th after 79 matches of wich they won 61 and lost 18. Winning more than losing and having a good time doing is all the Aces Wild cold hope for! BRAVO ZULU to all the pilots that participated. Majors Calon Farstar and Tamerlin both attend the finals of the world champion ships in Vancouver at Mechcon 2016.
05DEC2016 - New Leadership
Colonel Black Phoenix steps down as Comanding Officer of the unit and retires. He names Colonel Calon Farstar as his succesor and the new Commanding Officer of the Aces Wild. Colonel Black Phoenix will remain active as he can in the unit and will retain a special privlages as the Founder of the unit.
Winter 2016- Spring 2017 - Unit Growth
Under the Leadership of Colonel Calon Farstar the unit opens up all 3 battalions again and starts rebuilding and recruiting as well as keeping the unit running smoothly. Social media and outreach oporutnities are encouraged to help recruit piltos to the the unit.
JUL-AUG 2017 - Return of Aces Wild Veterans
Aplpha and Bravo Company are reformed with returning veteran and retired pilots. Major Black Phoenix returns first as the CO of newly formed Alpha Co and Major Verfolger brings much of old Charlie Company back and reforms Bravo Company.
At this time the Command Group becomes fully staffed with Regiment XO: LTC Not Bob, 1bn CO: LTC RFGreywolf, 2bn CO: LTC Thanatos, 3bn CO: LTC RocketFuelJunkie.
AUG2017 - RP Missions
Aces Wild starts developing RP missons to augment the MWO in game public que, and Faciton Warfare play. This becomes very popular with most of the unit. Majors Black Phoenix and Bouncin take lead on cordinating and running the missions.
09DEC2017 - Mechcon 2017 and MWO World Championships 2017