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Project Other Metagame of the Month [Month 18 Winner: Hidden Type]

Discussion in 'Other Metagames' started by Arcticblast, Mar 25, 2013.

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  1. Arcticblast

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    Well guys, it's here! Other Metagame of the Month!

    Every month, one metagame is selected to have its own ladder. This metagame is playable for (obviously) one month. Near the end of the month, nominations and voting will be held for the next metagame. Nominations will be open for one week, during which time you may nominate an existing metagame (you must link to the thread or social group in question) or bring up a new metagame that hasn't been posted yet. In the next few days, voting will be held to determine which metagame will get its own ladder. Whichever metagame receives the most votes will gain a ladder! However, if a metagame receives a ladder for one month, it may not be picked for another five months (or if there are no more metagames with sufficent popularity).

    Note: Your account must be at least one week old at the time voting opens each month in order for your vote to count.

    Current OMotM: Hidden Type
    Other Metagame Index
    OMotM Blacklist - do not nominate these! (open)

    Ladder already exists:
    - Random Battle
    - Balanced Hackmons
    - 1v1
    - Monotype
    - Tier Shift
    - PU
    - Almost Any Ability
    - STABmons
    - Inverse Battle
    - Sky Battles
    - Smogon Triples

    Cooldown period:
    - Mediocremons (not eligible until December)
    - Hackmons (not eligible until January)
    - Metagamiate (not eligible until January)
    - Haxmons (not eligible until February)

    Ineligible:
    - OM Mashup
    - OU Underdogs
    - Requires special methods:
    - - Six Move Battling
    - - Type Control
    - Not enough legal Pokemon:
    - - Bug Catcher Cup
    - - Fail Cup
    - - Fishmons
    - - RODAN Cup
    - All Gen 5 OMs
    - Micro Metagames
    - Pet Mods


    OMotM Ladder Challenges (open)
    Coming soon™!
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  2. Arcticblast

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    Phase 1 - Nominations!

    For month 1, the phases will be shorter than normal so the ladder can be ready by the end of March. Nomination phase 1 will end in two days - on March 27th at 8:00 PM GMT -5. Please do not nominate more than one metagame.

    Nominated metagames:
    - OffStat (technical issues)
    - Little Cup UU
    - 3 Pokemon OU
    - Joimmons
    - Tiershift
    - Fishmons (ಠ_ಠ)
    - Sketchmons
    - GSC Redux
    - Wonkymons
    - 6 Move Battling
    - GBU Singles
  3. Imanalt

    Imanalt WHY BUNNELBY DO HAVE FUR?
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    Something I have noticed lately on the main server of PS! is that Little Cup has gained a lot of popularity among our users. This probably has something to do with the Little Cup Voice Ladder Challenge, but regardless, I think that now would be a pretty cool time to see a Little Cup UU ladder. It's definitely something I would play (since usually when I play LC, I like to play with garbage mons anyways), and I think a lot of other people could get behind it too.
  5. ThisMysteriousGuy

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    k ya my nomination shall be 3mon OU
  6. Audiosurfer

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    23:23 cherubagent man
    23:23 cherubagent if we make
    23:24 cherubagent a fishmons topic
    23:24 cherubagent can we nominat eit
    23:24 Mr_Uncompetitive Social Groups can be nommed as well
    23:25 Mr_Uncompetitive If they're about a meta without a thread

    I nominate FISHMONS! :D
    http://www.smogon.com/forums/group.php?groupid=2215
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    Shouldn't Smogon Doubles be on the blacklist since it already has its own ladder?
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    Nominating Wonkymons
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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
    In other news, I nominate GBU Singles. It's like 3 Pokemon OU but it's bring 6 choose 3, not bring 3 choose 3.
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    Phase 2 - Voting!

    Now it's time to vote for April's Other Metagame of the Month! Here are your options:
    - Little Cup UU
    - 3 Pokemon OU
    - Joimmons
    - Tiershift
    - Fishmons (ಠ_ಠ)
    - Sketchmons
    - GSC Redux
    - Wonkymons
    - 6 Move Battling
    - GBU Singles

    You may vote for one metagame. Please bold your selection to make it easier to count. Vote away!
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    3 Pokemon OU
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    Six Move Battling
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    Tier Shift

    Why would I not want to win :0?
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    Tier Shift imo. Sorry Joim :P
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