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Scorched Earth - Clan Knockout Tournament

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  • #31
    Originally posted by Snuffeldjuret View Post
    In the spirit of the TWI forums.

    IT'S THE 19TH NOW, WHY U NO GIVE ME INFO????
    We were held up by some last minute stuff but as a consequence of this delay we think that the Clans who enter Scorched Earth will benefit..
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    • #32
      when the sign ups will be open ?

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      • #33
        Apologies, we had some last minute negotiations and expect a press release tomorrow by Tripwire themselves to be followed by another announcement from us.

        If everything goes alright the sign ups will open tomorrow with a blast

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        • #34
          Alright we have opened our signups for the Scorched Earth clan knockout tournament.

          Check the first post for all the information!
          http://forums.tripwireinteractive.co...ad.php?t=60758

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          • #35
            Let the games begin..lol..
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            • #36
              Check the first post for all the information!

              http://forums.tripwireinteractive.co...ad.php?t=60758


              Lets get ready to rumble!
              Last edited by RAnDOOm; 09-21-2011, 11:00 AM.

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              • #37
                Hmm I am a little confused:

                First post said "Sign up with a team of total 16 members". What does that mean? On the signup site it had "ex 23" so surely 16 cannot be max amoutn of player, but perhaps minimum?

                First post said "All teams must register with full "Member" and "Clan" Names.". It sounds like you need to mention all players by name, yet you were not able to do that on the signup page.

                Clearification would be awesome =).
                (Signed up already though, but entered 17 players but not by name)

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                • #38
                  signed up...

                  Hail and Kill

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                  • #39
                    Confused

                    So if we have a clan going with mixed americans and europeans only one side can play in this tournament? Unless one side brakes off and creates a new clan?

                    And yeah im also confused by the numbers of players, what does 16 members really stand for?

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                    • #40
                      Originally posted by Snuffeldjuret View Post
                      Hmm I am a little confused:

                      First post said "Sign up with a team of total 16 members". What does that mean? On the signup site it had "ex 23" so surely 16 cannot be max amoutn of player, but perhaps minimum?

                      First post said "All teams must register with full "Member" and "Clan" Names.". It sounds like you need to mention all players by name, yet you were not able to do that on the signup page.

                      Clearification would be awesome =).
                      (Signed up already though, but entered 17 players but not by name)
                      The total amount of members is the total amount of members your clan has. Not how many are participating in this tournament or what you are signing up with

                      And nope, currently you only have to worry about the names of the team captain and vice captain. Not of all the participants. The moment we need all the names of the members are when the clans are selected, it is not something to worry about right now
                      Last edited by IcratoX; 09-21-2011, 11:47 AM.

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                      • #41
                        It gets dicey with my group. We all play a Company oif Heroes Modification(Europe in Ruins.www.europeinruins.com) we were planning to split our RO2 playing members by region (NA/EU) and in that way enter 2 distinct regional teams.

                        We've not diverged enough to form two seperate teams so we're now going to run one but when it asks for all potnetial members I could literally list hundreds. Our Mod quite literally is a clan in that we play all sorts of different games and spend alot of time together. Even if I just restrict it to members of our mod who own RO2 it's still quite a large number.

                        Shall I just enter our member stats?(it's into the hundreds[technically thousands] of unique ID's)
                        Last edited by brn4meplz; 09-21-2011, 12:33 PM.

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                        • #42
                          Esports woo
                          Originally posted by Bennanteno
                          The genius of beachassault was that the wire you were supposed to satchel was also your spawn point at that time.

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                          • #43
                            Some clarification please.

                            We also are a very large multi-gaming Clan. The OP says only 1 team is allowed. Does that mean only 1 team per Clan? Or is 1 team per division allowed, meaning 1 US team and 1 EU team?

                            Thank you!
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                            • #44
                              Originally posted by DeathMongrel View Post
                              Some clarification please.

                              We also are a very large multi-gaming Clan. The OP says only 1 team is allowed. Does that mean only 1 team per Clan? Or is 1 team per division allowed, meaning 1 US team and 1 EU team?

                              Thank you!
                              It means 1 team per clan..You then have to decide what division you wish to participate in..USA or EU..
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                              • #45
                                Originally posted by ButchCassidy View Post
                                It means 1 team per clan..You then have to decide what division you wish to participate in..USA or EU..
                                What about CoreNA vs Core, they are effectively one clan yet still 2 separate clans. How is the distinction made?

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