Weekend Smackdown 8! Baltic! We're back!

Oct 23, 2016
Pennsylvania, USA

Upcoming Event: 14 October 2018

Date: 14 October 2018 16:00 GMT
Where: Tournament Lobby 1
Rating Requirement: Voobly RM-1v1ladder 0-2300 highest achieved
Map: Baltic [http://ageofempires.wikia.com/wiki/Baltic]

16:00-16:30GMT: Sign-ups are open
16:30-16:45GMT: Seeding

16:45GMT: Tournament starts

16:45-17:30GMT: Round of 16
17:30-18:15GMT: Quarterfinals
18:15-19:00GMT: Semifinals
19:00-20:30GMT: Final

Note: there might be some deviations in the starting times of every round, depends on the time all games of the respective rounds are finished.

I will open a room in Tournament Lobby 1 called "Weekend Smackdown". Players who are interested in participating have to write a message in the room. For example: "I want to sign-up".
After sign-ups are finished, I will take the current RM-1v1 rating for seeding purposes.
All players who sign-up for the event have to stay in the room until the seeding is done and everyone knows their opponents for the first stage.

Round of 16: (Bo1)

Baltic - Hidden free choice of Civilization

Quarterfinals: (Bo1)

Baltic - Hidden free choice of Civilization

Semifinals: (Bo1)

Baltic - Hidden free choice of Civilization

Final: (Bo3)

Baltic - Hidden free choice of Civilization (no Civilization repeat)

The game settings must be the following.

Mod: Wololokingdoms 5.7.4
Patch: v1.5 Beta (current version)
Rated: VCOM Ladder
Password: up to the players
Hidden Civs: Yes
Anti-cheat: Yes
Spectator delay: min.: 1:30 min max.: 4:00 min
Late spectate: Yes

Game : Random Map
Map Style : Standard
Location : Baltic
Size : 2
Difficulty : Standard
Resources : Standard
Population : 200
Game Speed : Normal
Reveal Map : Normal
Starting Age : Standard
Victory Condition : Conquest

Team Together : [X] Yes
All techs : [ ] No
Allow Cheats : [ ] No
Lock Teams : [X] Yes
Lock Speed : [X] Yes
Record Game : [X] Yes
Single Building Queue [SQ]

Spectator Settings: [X] players join room as spectators

Restarts: there are no restarts for this event in any round

If resources are stuck or in any case not reachable for a player(at least 50% of the tiles has to be reachable, mining camps must be placeable atleast 2 tiles away (2 tiles between ressources and mining camp)from one gold or stonepile, food must be moveable to the TC), the game can be restarted by admin re. (can be chosen by the affected Player) In this case the Admin restart has to be called in the first 8 minutes of the game

Any graphical changes that only affect the player's Age of Empires II: The Conquerors are allowed.

Cheating is not allowed under any circumstances. Players using any kind of cheat will be punished. Any sort of macro will count as cheating and the respective player/team using macros will get instantly disqualified from this tournament.

All the game settings provided in this post MUST be followed. Not following them may result in penalties and possibly disqualification.

All players have to sign-up with their main account (Best known) - do not sign up with smurf accounts. Each player must submit all relevant usernames to the tournament admin. Smurfing and account sharing is not allowed. Any discovery of the mentioned will result in an immediate disqualification and a ban from all future "Weekend Smackdowns".

If a player signs up for an event, he has to play the entire event until he loses a series or withdraw from the tournament. Not following this rule will lead to an exclude from the next five Weekend Smackdown events.

All games are by default to be played in the Voobly Tournament Lobby 1 using the VCOM Ladder.

In case of disconnections, the game must be saved and restored.

After a game has finished, the winning player has to send the match link immediately to the tournament admin

Streaming will be open for everyone. Players are allowed to stream their POV as long their opponents agree.
Casters must use the following image being showed during the entire "Weekend Smackdown" event.

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The Winner of every event will win a 3 months Silver premium membership on Voobly. (no matter the amount of sign-ups)

Note: Premium memberships can only awarded to accounts that signed up for the event and are not transferable. If your account already benefits from a premium membership (ex. Streamer or MVP) you may be able to receive an extension on your current premium membership.


Admin moderate all "Weekend Smackdown" events and take admin decision if needed:



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