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Offline DrewUniverse

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Custom Tournament: Saturday at 5pm CDT, 10pm IWT
« on: May 28, 2015, 03:41:27 PM »
Hello everyone. I will be hosting a single-purity deck tournament this Saturday, at 10pm IWT. The event will be double-elimination with single matches per pairing. Maximum 32 players. Full information is available at the Challonge website: http://kinetic.challonge.com/Inf_Wars_Single_Purity_1

I am seeking assistance from 1-2 judges with experience. While I am not new to casting, I am new to casting for a digital TCG and I want to make sure I go into this new experience with full humility. I expect to discuss IW in general as a newcomer to the game, as well as cast matches as much as possible via re-streaming player Point-of-View via their Twitch or Steam Broadcasts, when available.

Thank you for your consideration, and have a great weekend everyone!

[Post replicated between Steam forums and official IW forum boards]

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Re: Custom Tournament: Saturday at 5pm CDT, 10pm IWT
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2015, 03:55:39 PM »
Your rules state no Hybrids (Which wouldn't be possible in single faction), however are Mercenary purity faction cards okay?

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Re: Custom Tournament: Saturday at 5pm CDT, 10pm IWT
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2015, 04:01:51 PM »
No Hybrid cards is a pointless restriction that punishes Triple Genesis decks that rely on Ascended Lucca.

In addition, according to my math, a 32 man double elimination tournament is 10 rounds. 10 rounds, at 30 minutes each is 5 hours. Assuming everything runs on time, and you don't offer any breaks, that's a LONG commitment.

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Re: Custom Tournament: Saturday at 5pm CDT, 10pm IWT
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2015, 04:13:20 PM »
Unfortunately I will not be able to make it this Saturday :(

If you plan on hosting these regularly/semi regularly, for future events it might be helpful to post the info at least a week in advance. A lot of people don't visit the forums more than every few days, so it can be easy to miss an event that is posted close to the date it starts.

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Re: Custom Tournament: Saturday at 5pm CDT, 10pm IWT
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2015, 04:56:58 PM »
No Hybrid cards is a pointless restriction that punishes Triple Genesis decks that rely on Ascended Lucca.

Isn't ascended Lucca a Mercenary card, not a Hybrid card?

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Re: Custom Tournament: Saturday at 5pm CDT, 10pm IWT
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2015, 05:07:26 PM »
If you want to make up random terms to describe cards, sure.

Using the in-game terminology, a Hybrid Faction card is a card like Ascended Lucca or Ascended Xi.

A Dual Faction card is card like Defiant Hermit, Divine Demonic, Infested Scavenger etc.


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Re: Custom Tournament: Saturday at 5pm CDT, 10pm IWT
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2015, 05:18:50 PM »
If you want to make up random terms to describe cards, sure.

Using the in-game terminology, a Hybrid Faction card is a card like Ascended Lucca or Ascended Xi.

A Dual Faction card is card like Defiant Hermit, Divine Demonic, Infested Scavenger etc.

Sorry, I thought it was an official term, my mistake.

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Re: Custom Tournament: Saturday at 5pm CDT, 10pm IWT
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2015, 05:26:00 PM »
If you want to make up random terms to describe cards, sure.

Using the in-game terminology, a Hybrid Faction card is a card like Ascended Lucca or Ascended Xi.

A Dual Faction card is card like Defiant Hermit, Divine Demonic, Infested Scavenger etc.

Sorry, I thought it was an official term, my mistake.

The term mercenary came up a few times when they were explaining how they wanted the system to work before they implemented it, but as far as I know, it never went live with said terminology. You can see the terminology used in game in the In-Game card filter, by sorting by purities.

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Re: Custom Tournament: Saturday at 5pm CDT, 10pm IWT
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2015, 06:27:03 PM »
Thank you to everyone for the replies. I believe some changes are in order.

Hybrid cards will be allowed. My objective was complete purity, but I can understand that this would equate to a harsh ban list. I will also drop the maximum player count to 16, and an intermission will occur after the quarterfinals. If attendance is too low, I will reschedule for next week and set a better time if necessary.

Generally I post 1-2 weeks in advance of an event, but I took two days longer than planned to make the announcement, and I was uncertain if the pauper league was decided to be Fridays for sure, yet. I can write more when I get home from work, and thank you for the constructive feedback.

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Re: Custom Tournament: Saturday at 5pm CDT, 10pm IWT
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2015, 11:23:22 AM »
I've uploaded the final game to my youtube channel if anyone wants to watch

https://youtu.be/RWq_ljzaDGE

Thanks again to DrewUniverse for hosting !