Just got home and had the pleasure of sitting in front of the only two year old on the entire plane -_- I'll probably be writing up a warstory one of these days but I just wanted to say it was a pleasure meeting and seeing you all and it was one of the best weekends I have had in a long long time. Also congratulations once again to both Wolfey and Cybertron, truly impressive feat guys :)
-Regionals...what can I say. Getting a two round bye was extremely crucial for players this year. I honestly believe byes should be given based on attendance, and a small top cut should be done at regionals (top 8-16, depending on the attendance as well). HOWEVER that being said, winning a "weak" regional does not really mean anything in regards to overall skill. I can't even count the number of times I heard the casual "oh you won Madison, that was weak, you can't claim respect". No one's asking for personal respect, really, we're just asking that you can respect the fact that we can't travel across the nation every single time to play the "best" because of monetary reasons. Hence why I dragged as many as I could to Madison. #minirant
I know my fear was irrational, but... I... I thought the videos may never come out.
Oh man, I love Tyranitar + Rotom-W; T-tar just has such immense stats, plus his ability to summon Sandstorm makes him, in my opinion, the most invaluable weather summoner in the game - of course the only weather Poke that has anything on Politoed in a straight up fight is Abomasnow - but if I had a team it would be like... T-Tar, Rotom-W, Metagross, Zapdos, Crescelia and Breloom.
Rather unoriginal and noobish compared to set-ups like seen her. (Pikachu, Butterfree, Heracross, ???)
Congrats to pwny person vgc! You totally deserved the trip and I think he US will have an amazing showing at worlds. I forgot to mention this, but neither of my siblings made top cut with my sister going 4-4 (she had to fight Cyber round 3 stupid matchup) and my little bro going 5-2 in juniors. Can't wait for worlds even though I won't get as much practice as I'd like. Also Cyber, I promise I won't be so Scizor Cress weak at worlds. That final was just embarrising lol. Doesn't put my team in a very good light :(.
Also I'll probably write a yearstory after worlds instead of seperate warstories so I can practice for HAWAII!!! I still can't beleive I'm a going, this will be incredible. Dimsun let's show Hawaii the ice age. Mamoswine ftw.
I still riding on my Nationals high, and I don't want it to go away! Great to see everyone. My warstory isn't quite finished yet, but I did post a video with some of my footage from the tournament and a very high level analysis. Enjoy: http://youtu.be/oa3QhStR9eo