Instead of using in-game communication channels, mid-core gamers prefer communicating through 3rd party services. These generic chat tools are stop-gap solutions for gamers. The complex dynamics of team play, and group competition deserve a bespoke platform. ClanHQ is built from the ground up for mid-core gamers. As such, it has all the traditional chat features plus key Gaming-centric ones like unified game communities, group management, and reputation tracking.