Originally posted 2016-07-30 17:00:25. Dr. Martinez has been successfully extracted from the Advent-controlled city of Bogota, joining Dr. Tygen’s research staff aboard the Avenger. With the success of this operation, command now turns its attention back to the Avatar project. Though the immediate threat of the project’s activation has been averted, the immense progress made…

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Originally posted 2016-07-23 17:00:19. With mere days to go before the activation of the Avatar project, XCOM has successfully carried out a hit-and-run raid against the Avatar facility in New Chile. The entire facility was destroyed by explosives, causing tremendous losses of data and resources for the aliens’ still unknown ultimate plan. Reports leaked by…

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Originally posted 2016-07-16 17:00:38. With the alien relay destroyed, Advent has lost data on a new surveillance protocol intended to assist their forces in detecting XCOM operatives in concealment. The temporary disruption of Advent communications also allowed XCOM to secure the AO and retrieve caches of Advent supplies from the combat zone. With new resources…

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Originally posted 2016-07-09 17:00:00. XCOM has secured another disabled supply shipment from Advent, but at a heavy cost. Lt. Paula Brown, one of the initial conscripts aboard the Avenger and the most seasoned Grenadier among XCOM’s operatives, was gunned down while holding the line against Advent forces. Her death has weighed heavily on the troops…

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Originally posted 2016-06-11 17:00:49. In spite of a tense firefight against Advent security forces and a large amount of collateral damage, XCOM operators were able to successfully capture the target enemy VIP alive. After being treated for minor wounds by Dr. Tygen, the alien sympathizer gave up significant intel during interrogation by Central Officer Bradford….

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Originally posted 2016-06-04 17:00:03. The disabled Advent convoy has been secured by Menace 1-5, providing XCOM with fresh supplies to continue the fight against Advent and their alien masters. The operation also served as the first field test of the new magnetic weapons developed by Dr. Tygen and Chief Engineer Shen. In their first outing,…

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Originally posted 2016-05-28 17:00:45. The Advent data vault has been recovered from the AO in Vancouver. Once again, the cost of the mission is the life of a soldier. Sq. Molly Turner, one of the veterans of the first war, was cut off from the squad after opting to use the insertion point as a…

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Originally posted 2016-05-21 17:00:47. Mexico is lost. Advent’s strike force suffered heavy casualties, but was not routed by XCOM’s counterattack. Of the five XCOM operators deployed, three were killed in action – Rachel Gabai, Jane Kelly, and Lydia Wronski. Clay Godlesky was viciously wounded, but managed to evac alongside Osvaldo Garza. With their haven destroyed…

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Originally posted 2016-05-14 17:00:02. With the resistance’s data relay secured after a heated firefight, insurgent hackers in the New Mexico sector were successfully able to breach security protocols on Advent’s network infrastructure, locating and destroying data indirectly related to the Avatar project. Unfortunately, it appears that Advent was able to locate the source of the…

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Originally posted 2016-05-13 20:00:29. Join the geeks as they discuss the April’s book club pick: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card Find our Facebook group for more great discussions and a monthly book club! May’s pick: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams www.facebook.com/groups/geekslovestories

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Originally posted 2016-05-11 17:00:37. There’s a party this Saturday, and you’re invited.  We’re pleased to present Mark Zero Gaming, and watch him play Killer Instinct LIVE on Twitch! It wouldn’t be a party with out a prize, right?  Make sure you say “Hello!” in chat for a chance to win your very own copy of…

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Originally posted 2016-05-07 17:00:28.   Dr. Alice Wallace has been successfully extracted from Advent’s territory, but at a heavy cost – J.R. “Copernicus” Thompson has fallen in battle at the hands of a new Advent opponent; a fully automated robotic soldier armed with heavy weaponry and a grenade launcher – which was used to cause…

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