GBATemp Weekly WiFi Tournament

Discussion in 'NDS - Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection' started by Sonicslasher, Nov 11, 2008.

  1. Sonicslasher
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    (This was typed up by BlackSheep)

    MKDS/Tetris
    For the first week we will have two tourneys. They will start at 5:00 EST. MKDS will be on Wednesday the 19th and Tetris on Thursday the 20th.
    This is so we can figure out how many people will show.To keep it better organized, please post which event you will be at so that I can match you up with someone else beforehand.
    There will be a lot of fussing about snaking, I want you to know that it is NOT ALLOWED. If you feel like you cannot play without snaking, then please do not come.

    People attending Tetris tourney (now on the 20th):
    1. Sonicslasher
    2. BlackSheep
    3. moozxy
    4. Shadez
    5. Zamo

    People attending MKDS tourney (now on the 19th):
    1. Sonicslasher
    2. BlackSheep
    3. moozxy
    4. Shadez
     


  2. VISHI SO FISHI

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    A kindom far far away!
    Na i hate the rule about "No snaking", its not hacking or cheating , its tactics and skill!, its way more fun or else all you do i slowly drive at 10 kms per hour!
     
  3. El Blacksheep

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    For every person who likes snaking, theres at least one other person who dislikes snaking.

    No, it's not a cheat. No, it's not a hack. It's still clearly not how the game developers intended for the game to be played. I do it a lot in random WiFi matches (because really, you kinda have to if you want to win)

    But the truth is everybody who can snake can race just as well without it. If we allow snaking, the result is only those who snake will have a chance at winning, and everybody else might not even sign up. The result? Low participation. This rule levels the playing ground and gives everybody a fair shot at competing.

    Now, if these tournaments get extremely competitive (high participation + good sportsmanship), rule changes may be possible in the future to spice things up, but for now it's best that we disallow snaking.
     
  4. VISHI SO FISHI

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    A kindom far far away!
    I seriously dobt these tournaments will get popular, many attempts have been done before...

    But good luck to you, there is no fun in MKDS without Snakes...My opinion
     
  5. Sonicslasher
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    Please sign up today! [​IMG]
     
  6. jampot5000

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    I will sign up for the MKDS tourny. *disapears to let others know*

    EDIT

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  7. wilddenim

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    Add me to the MKDS!! Even though I'll lose in every race. x.x
     
  8. dice

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    Highly likely ill make the mario kart tourny
     
  9. Sonicslasher
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    We need at least 8 people to get this thing going, so please sign up if you are interested.
     
  10. jampot5000

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    hi is this still on or have i missed it.
     
  11. Sonicslasher
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    Since we only got 5 people, we will postpone this weeks MKDS tourney to next week.
     
  12. dice

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    in that case you should make the necessary changed to your first post (and add the date) to avoid any possible confusion
     
  13. Sonicslasher
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    Done.
     
  14. Sonicslasher
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    I will try to get the word out about this on Friday Night Wifi.
     
  15. Zamo

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    Can I join the MKDS tourney?
     
  16. Sonicslasher
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    Dates are fixed.
     
  17. moozxy

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    I'll sign up for both!
     
  18. Shadz

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    Count me in for both.

    BTW, whats snaking?


    Edit: Found out what snaking is.

    How many power-slide mini-turbo's does it take to be considered snaking?!?
     
  19. Sonicslasher
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    We need at least 4 more people for each tourney, so please don't hesitate to sign up.
     
  20. Shadz

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    What time is EST on GMT? Coz im GMT+10 and im starting to think its about 3am when the tourney starts....