- Sep 1, 2020
The event is single elimination, we play one round per week (starting 11th of January). The semifinals and finals will be Bo5, all other match-ups are Bo3. No civilization repeat. Laming is allowed. No smurfing. The first map is always Arabia. The looser of the previous game can always pick the next map.
Tiny map (2 players)
AI Difficulty Standard
2 min spec delay
Acropolis, Arena, Ghost Lake, Hill fort, Golden Pit, Golden Swamp, Islands, Nomad, Ravines, Lombardia, MegaRandom, Hideout, Four Lakes, Socotra
1) For best of 3 every player can pick 2 home maps and ban one home map from their opponent (picking pattern: ABBA, ban B ban A). Then civs are drafted according to this preset (the player of lower 1v1 elo picks first): https://aoe2cm.net/preset/OlCJd
2) For best of 5 every player can pick 3 home maps and ban one home map from their opponent (picking pattern: ABBAAB, ban A ban B). Then civs are drafted according to this preset (the player of lower 1v1 elo picks first): https://aoe2cm.net/preset/yoiiJ
The game can be restarted withing the first 5 minutes, if one of the following points applies:
a) The map creation was buggy (e.g. inaccessible resources in your base)
b) A player drops within the first 5 minutes
c) Wrong lobby settings
Streaming: Anybody can stream the event or cast games. For streaming your POV a stream delay of 2 minutes is mandatory.
League 1: https://challonge.com/AgeofQueens1v1L12021
League 2: https://challonge.com/AgeofQueens1v1L22021
Prize pool: The prize pool if funded via donations to the link below. All donations to my personal Twitch channel (https://www.twitch.tv/tinytriss) will be added to the price pool. Current prize pool: 95€
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The date of the finals will be announced separately (as an event in the calendar).