The 501st Legion is a Starsim community, utilizing the Star Wars: Opposition mod for ArmA 3. We focus on providing our members with a fun and exciting time here, catering to the love for Star Wars and the organizational structure of ArmA 3. As a unit, the 501st is very successful with numbers and eventful operations, providing a versatile and positive experience both in and out of game. Although our main focus is Star Wars action, there are also many operations using different mods for a fully versatile experience in any situation of ArmA 3.
If you wish to join the 501st Legion, you'll have to go through the enlistment process. Joining, we ask for you to be 16 years of age or older, and to be mature, but there are exceptions with maturity. When you go through the recruitment, you'll join as a Clone Recruit (CR) and will have to attend a training to get up to the proper tags and slot. From there you'll prove yourself in the unit and work your way up, learning along the way, the rules, what you'd like to do and those who you will take with you along the way.
The 501st Legion doesn't just play ArmA 3, but a large assortment of other games. With our large community, it's easy to host daily, weekly and monthly events, that range from squad trainings, raffles, tournaments to just playing a game with some friends. We want all our members to focus on their roles in the StarSim unit, but also to have fun, and to be entertained. This is the place for anyone who want's to make new friends, and learn something about themselves and Star Wars along the way.
Welcome to the 501st Legion of the Grand Republic Website!
This website was created for the unit, for the Star Wars Mod of Arma 3.
The 501st Legion has many opportunities and avenues to open after enlistment. Once you train yourself beyond the UTC (Upsilon Training Company) and power through Zeta Company, then every rank and detachment becomes available for you. These range anywhere from paratroopers to pilots, warden air traffic controllers to regular clone troopers. Many roles are needing to be filled and with weapon specializations to be mastered, there is always area for advancement and trainings.
The 501st has a wide selection of times to offer to those potential members. Main operations and FTX's (Field Training Exercises) are held on the weekends, but a 24/7 funop service held by members who are trained to Zeus in-game is easily the most recognizable and unique feature of the 501st. Operations and FTX's can reach a capacity of 80%2B people and Funops run 24/7 as stated.
Platoon Operations and FTX's are strict, operations that consist of platoon or company-sized elements sharing a tactical goal on the battlefield. Fun Operations, on the other hand, consist of doing random generated and zeused operations, such as: Player versus Player, role-playing, and Player versus Environment. Check out our famous YouTube videos, which consist of Platoon Operations, and Fun Operations.