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Battle of the Week \m/

Discussion in 'Site Projects' started by Max, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. Max

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    Today was going through the RMT archive and reading about Obi's old stall team, and got to thinking, "I wonder who would win, Obi's stall team or IPL's?". I have always been curious to see some really good battlers face each other, but sadly this only really happens in tournaments, and not very often.

    Well, how about a Battle of the Week? People could nominate battlers (and specific theme teams even, ie. stall, offensive, etc.) kinda like how the Well works in Firebot, and once a week we could hype up the battle, and even record it and put it up on Youtube with commentaries.

    Any thoughts? I have spoken to some users on IRC (EW, panamaxis, m0nkfish) and they seem to like it.

    edit: m0nkfish came up with it first!
  2. JabbaTheGriffin

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    heh sounds pretty cool i like it
  3. Kevin Garrett

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    I approve of this idea. It would attract a lot of attention to the YouTube channel. What's better than watching two great players using two great teams?
  4. chaos

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    good idea
  5. Pirika

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    I really like this idea.
  6. Havak

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    Yep, good idea, I like it.
  7. ryubahamut

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    sounds amazing. perhaps implement it as a collection of 4 battles of the week and make it a part of the smog?
  8. diinbong

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    I love this idea.
  9. MythTrainerInfinity

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    Sounds fun, I'd love to see this.
  10. Calciphoce

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    This would be a great idea. People will get a better idea of what to use as an addition.
  11. Stathakis

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    i like this idea
  12. Aeroblacktyl

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    if everyone wants to lose in front of a big crowd to me, i suppose your wish could be granted
  13. Kristoph

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    ohhhh, this is an awesome idea, I love it.
  14. Max

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    Glad to see people like this idea. :)

    Would we want to put it as a sticky thread in the Tournaments section? or in Stark Mountain?
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    sounds good
  16. Kevin Garrett

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    Tournaments would probably be a better atmosphere to run it in.
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    I like the idea too. Wouldn't an announcement in both Stark and Tournaments (and why not, RMT too) be a better idea? After all, this is not a tournament.
  18. Articuno64

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    I'll beat mop senseless
  19. august

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    confirming i'll win (like this idea)

    i also like the idea of doing this in the smog
  20. imperfectluck

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    only if people are interested in seeing hour long matches with ipl
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    Don't worry mate I'll make sure I finish you off way before that :)

    And yes 100 % behind this idea
  22. Colonel M

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    TM_04 says differently.

    Anyway, would be interested to see.
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    Yeah, great idea, I'm surprised that no one has thought of this before, and no I haven't either. Of course, I don't think it should be advertised as"obi's stall team vs ipl's stall team" unless they are forced to use a selected team, which I assume they aren't? Let's get this started asap, shouldn't take too long to get started right?
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    It seems like this idea got all praise (at least in the thread) and no opposition, so I decided to post what I came up with.

    Firstly, I think everyone is in favour of the players choosing what team they want to use rather than people picking an RMT or famous team or whatever (possibly with some exceptions?) and I think I'm in favour of this as well.

    Secondly, we need to work out how this will work. There are many possible ways to do this, and the best first step I can think of is a nominations thread where the top 10 get put into a poll, then the winner of that poll gets to play in the next 'round'. After that there are a number of things we can do (and these are in no particular order and this is not an exhaustive list):

    1) Start another poll where we list potential match-ups for that player and have people vote on which match-up they want to see.
    2) Have that player play against the 2nd placed user in the first poll.
    3*) Have that user play an 'ongoing champ', i.e. the person who won from last week - maybe Max could play this role first since he posted the idea here in the first place!

    Nobody seems opposed to having this run in Tournaments (which KG suggested), so we will probably run it there. The obvious alternative is Stark but this seems more appropriate to the Competitive section.

    The Smog and the Youtube channel operation can definitely get interesting things out of this as well.

    We should work out the rules, how to handle scheduling and no-shows, and exactly who will be in charge of this (I will if there isn't anyone else that wants to) also.

    Does anyone have any criticisms / comments / suggestions?

    *Idea suggested by Gouki
  25. Kevin Garrett

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    I like ideas 2 and 3. The difference between the two is fundamental. Do we want this to be the viewer's choice (idea 2) or have it be more of a competition to see who can be the longest lasting competitor (idea 3)?

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