Gundam Battle: Gunpla Warfare – Weekly Event Digest #14

It’s time to ring in the new year, Pilots, and we’re doing in in style! Coming off the tail of our recent Pilot Step-Up Banners, we’re diving headfirst into the Sokai Revival Step-Up for the end-of-year-bash in GBGW.  There’s a lot of buzz on what to pull and what’s good, so we’ll be including Should You Pull articles for reference on previous Sokai Events to help give you an idea. Part 2 of the One Who Breaks the Dawn Event is also starting up, and we’ve got some info on that as well.  The only new inclusion this week is going to be in the form of the Pilot Pick-Up Capsule, with Gai and Aina, and the Turn X/Turn A Banner will be ongoing until January 7th. The Ranking Leaderboard for the One Who Breaks the Dawn Event will also reset, and at the end a new Top 5 will be selected and copied for a planned future Event down the road, and will appear as enemies. A lot of people have been asking around about how Part 2 will shake down, and we’ve finally got some sort of an idea.  From what they told us about the Exchange Store in the last notice is that some items will be swapped out with the addition of Part 2, and we now know that we...

71-year-old man attempts to float across the Atlantic Ocean in capsule

Jean-Jacques Savin is attempting to navigate the vast Atlantic Ocean in pursuit of the Caribbean using only the wind and current to get him there. This conversation is moderated according to USA TODAY’s community rules. Please read the rules before joining the discussion. Jean-Jacques Savin, a 71-year-old former paratrooper, crafted a ship made from a barrel at the shipyard in Ares, southwestern France.(Photo: GEORGES GOBET, AFP/Getty Images) Jean-Jacques Savin boarded a barrel-shaped capsule that took months to craft and set out Wednesday from El Hierro, the smallest of the Canary Islands, according to his Facebook page. He is attempting to navigate the vast Atlantic in pursuit of the Caribbean using only the wind and current to get him there.  Savin, a former military paratrooper, describes the challenge on his website as ”a crossing where the man would not be captain of his boat, but passenger of the Ocean.” He is expected to spend the next two to three months aboard the orange barrel, which measures 10 feet long and just under 7 feet wide. It is made of polyester to endure shock and balanced with a weighted keel, and is complete with four windows, a stove,...