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Apex 2013 - Cash Prizes for Pokémon at World's Largest Smash Bros. Tournament

Discussion in 'VGC' started by Firestorm, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. Firestorm

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    Apex is an annual tournament held in New Brunswick, New Jersey that has become the largest Super Smash Bros. event of the year. In addition to being the World's largest Smash Bros. tournament, it is also a Major in the FGC featuring top talent in games like Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition and Marvel vs Capcom 3. For a second year in a row, Apex will be including Pokémon in its lineup.

    Later rounds in the tournament will be streamed live by CLASH Tournaments starting at 8:00 PM Eastern. Before that, the stream will showcase doubles matches in Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

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    Qualifiers
    Like last year, this will be a seeded tournament. Seeding will be determined by qualifiers leading up to the event. Two of the six qualifiers are left. Unlike last year, these qualifiers will be held using the Nintendo WiFi Connection rather than Pokémon Online. Nugget Bridge's Live tournaments are being used as qualifiers.

    Apex should be an incredibly cool experience and I encourage everyone in the area to show up!
  2. Cybertron

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    I will be here! Hope to meet some new faces :)
  3. theamericandream38

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    Yeah I am going as well, looking forward to it =D
  4. evan

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    I will be attending and casting for the livestream of the tournament.
  5. smashlloyd20

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    Goddamit this has both pokemon and fighting games and I won't be able to go even though I live less than an hour away
  6. Smashking

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    OH MY GODD. I go to rutgers! i live right there!! im going. lol
  7. LudiImpact

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    Can't wait! It's day before my birthday so doing good would be a great birthday gift!
  8. MikeDecIsHere

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    I will be there. Hope to meet some cool people.

    Unseeded again this year let's get it
  9. massi4h

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    I stopped playing pokemon mid gen 4, but I've been following the FGC for ages. Hopefully this gets on stream and gets some interest. Would be great.
  10. Frog

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    It's really neat to see pokemon recognized as a competitive game among other popular competitive games like smash bros.
  11. Firestorm

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    As mentioned in the OP, Pokemon will be streamed starting at 8PM Eastern by CLASH Tournaments using Twitch. The stream should be featured on the home page of Smogon, Marriland, and Nugget Bridge.
  12. Firestorm

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    Update: Apparently the stream will be starting at 5PM Eastern instead!
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  14. GGengar

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    What Smogonites are competing?
  15. Mocha

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    As both a competitive Brawl and Pokemon player, I'm really hyped watching the stream. Can't wait till they start showing Pokemon though. Good luck to everyone (:
  16. [K-12] The Madchine

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    Woah! I don´t know the passion of SSB in this forum.
    Almost I go to the tournament of smash bros melee... but I haven´t much money :(
    Go Strawhat Dahean! Go OverTriforce! my spanish friends of Smas Bros. Melee! :D
  17. Hulavuta

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    I really like Super Smash Bros too but wow this gives me such a rush of perspective. I really suck worse than I thought xD I'm nowhere near as good as these guys. Although I am learning a lot just by watching.
  18. GGengar

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    Well Pokemon hasnt happened for 3 hours lol
  19. Mocha

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    Yeah, I haven't seen Pokemon up yet either - and they're STILL doing Doubles for Brawl, which means they'll need to do Singles as well.

    They should have had two separate streams imo
  20. BlakDragon

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    Okay so, I think Pokemon is currently going (if it didn't come and go already) w/o being streamed, on Twitch anyway ¬_¬

    http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/28414729

    That's apparently one of the matchups on Ustream for some reason.
    I dunno man, kinda looking like the hype is all going to waste unless they're going to hold off playing the finals after Brawl doubles or something.
  21. Firestorm

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    They're realllyyy behind schedule in Smash and it screwed up Pokemon completely. Should be up in a bit. Sorry for the stream on the front page of Smogon. That wasn't supposed to go live until Pokemon started and I didn't realize it was still up.
  22. Mocha

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    They really should have had separate streams for each Pokemon, Brawl, and Melee. And Brawl is really long because they stream both Doubles and Singles. But thanks for posting that anyway, at least it gives us something to look at, even if it was awkwardly filmed.
  23. MikeDecIsHere

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    Pokemon is coming up in a bit
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    Pokémon is about to start! Everyone should go check it out, seems like there's some action about to go down. Ray Rizzo and Evan Latt are commentators.

    (Is Ray one of ours?)
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    evan and ray doing a strong commentating job.

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