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A Forever Young TOP 20 Tournament

Postby Endless » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:01 am

I was thinking of a new tournament. One that could validate FY's rankings. It would be a traditional top seed vs lower seed either single or double elimination bracket.

I know the main concern is getting people to play each other, and to draw this tournament out, we could do it week by week. So say in the first round, we would have R3D play K-dawg, Baton play Korean, Laika play Deadcows, Lady would play me, etc.. And that would be week one. The second round would see the winners play eachother and that would be week 2 and so fort.

I would be more than happy to draw up brackets for this. I think FY's ranking is accurate to an extent, but this gives us something to fall back on.
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Postby zjoere » Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:51 am

Now I'm sad because I'm at place 21. FY should add another player so we get an even number
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Postby Forever Young » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:04 am

There are 22 players listed but two are on the second rank.
I just need to take a decision in this regard for a even number.
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Postby Schubdüse » Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:42 pm

I said it before and I will say it again:
The actual community is not able to play a decent tourney. The content of morons and kiddies is too high.
Anyway, good luck and I hope you will proof me wrong.
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Postby jon » Wed Oct 17, 2012 12:20 am

Lols

We have had a couple of good tourneys before

A lot of players don't really play much 1v1, e.g. mrmot, hammer.

I may be biased because I am a much better 2v2 player but a lot of 1v1 tourney level matches are excruciating.

A classic example of this was when I was playing a boss in a tourney and killed 98.5m/100 and had no nukes left. The boss ground me down for 3.5h, refilling around the world many many times as they couldn't risk losing. It was a work night and by the end I was begging to concede. 2v2 tourney games can be relatively short and fun, honest.
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Postby zjoere » Wed Oct 17, 2012 1:27 pm

Schubdüse wrote:I said it before and I will say it again:
The actual community is not able to play a decent tourney. The content of morons and kiddies is too high.
Anyway, good luck and I hope you will proof me wrong.


King of the hill was pretty decent if I remember correctly. Apart from the usual flaw of people not being able to get together to play in time. But maybe you could argue that it wasn't a real tourney since only one person could be challenged to play
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Postby Schubdüse » Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:30 pm

zjoere wrote:
Schubdüse wrote:I said it before and I will say it again:
The actual community is not able to play a decent tourney. The content of morons and kiddies is too high.
Anyway, good luck and I hope you will proof me wrong.


King of the hill was pretty decent if I remember correctly. Apart from the usual flaw of people not being able to get together to play in time. But maybe you could argue that it wasn't a real tourney since only one person could be challenged to play


KOTH was great. Unfortunately, I was too noob and I didn't dare to join at this time.
It started with TUFT. Major fail, because of minor disputes. R3D's 1vs1 was horrible, too.
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Postby Noryb » Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:40 am

Schubdüse wrote:I said it before and I will say it again:
The actual community is not able to play a decent tourney. The content of morons and kiddies is too high.
Anyway, good luck and I hope you will proof me wrong.


I agree. The last one was a complete joke. Unfortunately that is what happens when the only criterion for participating is saying "I'm in" in a forum thread".

Two things that we need are more rigid game schedules and concrete sanctions for people who sign up for a tourney and then refuse to play. It only takes a few of those players to completely ruin an otherwise successful tournament. Having a better defined schedule will give them less of an excuse as they will know what they are signing up for. Regarding sanctions, a month-or-so long ban on SFCON servers (definitely league, but maybe the pub ones too) might work.
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Postby Endless » Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:01 am

I think a ban on the servers is a bit much, but if they refuse to play to just drop them out out of the top 20 completely.
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Postby Laika » Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:59 am

Temporal ban seems a good idea, we need to find Senator first, and maybe convince him to give admin rights to somebody more active (and trustworthy).
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Postby Forever Young » Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:05 am

yeah, i will ask him for that too. but at first i will wait for his reactions for my other consultations.
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Postby R3D » Thu Oct 18, 2012 3:58 pm

the only possible tourney is a 2v2 ffa no teams

Schubdüse wrote: R3D's 1vs1 was horrible, too.


if i remember right you were one of the players that left in the middle of the tourney :wink:
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Postby Laika » Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:13 pm

r3d come out to play :P
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Postby Forever Young » Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:16 pm

yeah, i want to spec! :P
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Postby zjoere » Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:14 pm

Schubdüse wrote:
zjoere wrote:
Schubdüse wrote:I said it before and I will say it again:
The actual community is not able to play a decent tourney. The content of morons and kiddies is too high.
Anyway, good luck and I hope you will proof me wrong.


King of the hill was pretty decent if I remember correctly. Apart from the usual flaw of people not being able to get together to play in time. But maybe you could argue that it wasn't a real tourney since only one person could be challenged to play


KOTH was great. Unfortunately, I was too noob and I didn't dare to join at this time.
It started with TUFT. Major fail, because of minor disputes. R3D's 1vs1 was horrible, too.


Well KOTH gave a great opportunity for noobs, all you needed to become King was one good game (how do you think I ever managed it :wink:). So maybe we could just reboot that? The original post with rules can be found here
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