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Baptized by Fire Clan History

    When and Where:

    • The clan Baptized by Fire (BBF) was founded on May 1st 2000 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Although the clan's headquarters are located in Canada, our members come from all over the world.


    • The name Baptized by Fire was originally thought up by the founders Hive Mind and Chods

    First Supported Game:

    • The first game title played by BBF was Star Trek: Armada

    Games BBF has been a part of:

... and many more!

    Important events within BBF history:

    • May 24, 2016 BBFhq 11 launches, retiring BBFhq 10 that was in service to the clan for almost 4 years.
    • May 1, 2015 Baptized by Fire celebrates its 15 year anniversary!
    • October 23, 2012 The BBF MyBB site retired and BBFhq 10 introduced. The site transition takes advantage of an updated CMS and vBulletin forum software.
    • Jan 15, 2011 BBFhq 9 retired, users/forums migrated to new host running a MyBB forum
    • May 1, 2010 Baptized by Fire celebrates its 10 year anniversary!
    • March 31, 2008 BBFhq 9 is brought online to replace the previous website after almost 4 years of service to the clan.
    • October 20, 2005 Baptized by Fire expands to 250 active members.
    • November 13, 2004 Baptized by Fire was voted best clan name by forum users at The Central Outpost.
    • March 9, 2004 BBFhq 8.xx website receives 2003-2004 Golden Web Award from The International Association of Web Masters and Designers.
    • February 1, 2004 Baptized by Fire selected by The Central Outpost as featured clan of the month. Interview of CEO DarkKnight conducted by Shock of CNOP.
    • January 12, 2004 BBFhq 7.xx reviewed by GWSoth from GameSphere. The website scored 94 out of 100 and was awarded a Gold Sphere Award.
    • October 26, 2002 Baptized by Fire was reviewed by Grizzly from The Central Outpost.
    • September 10, 2002 The clan's second golden age begins with the release of Battlefield 1942.
    • Fall 2001 [BBF] fleet reaches #1 ranked clan worldwide in C&C: RA2's official ladder.
    • October 21, 2000 First golden age begins with the release of Red Alert 2.
    • September 18, 2000 DarkKnight takes over as clan leader.
    • May 1, 2000 BBF Founded in Calgary Alberta, Canada by Hive Mind and Chods.

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