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Baptized by Fire Clan History

    When and Where:

    • The clan Baptized by Fire (BBF) was officially 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. Since then, BBF has supported over 100 games!

    Games BBF has been a part of:

... and many more!

    Important Events in BBF history:

    • May 1, 2020: Baptized by Fire celebrates its 20 year anniversary!
    • 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!
    • Oct 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!
    • Mar 31, 2008: BBFhq 9 is brought online to replace the previous website after almost 4 years of service to the clan.
    • Oct 20, 2005: Baptized by Fire expands to 250 active members.
    • Nov 13, 2004: Baptized by Fire was voted best clan name by forum users at The Central Outpost.
    • Mar 9, 2004: BBFhq 8.xx website receives 2003-2004 Golden Web Award from The International Association of Web Masters and Designers.
    • Feb 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.
    • Jan 12, 2004: BBFhq 7.xx reviewed by GWSoth from GameSphere. The website scored 94 out of 100 and was awarded a Gold Sphere Award.
    • Oct 26, 2002: Baptized by Fire was reviewed by Grizzly from The Central Outpost.
    • Sep 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.
    • Oct 21, 2000: First golden age begins with the release of Red Alert 2.
    • Sep 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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