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    TWDT Spring 2017 Announcement

    TWDT 2017 Spring Season

    Trench Wars Draft Tournament is starting on Sunday, 23rd April. The signups are open immediately and the draft will take place on Sunday, 9th April at 4pm EST.

    Signups for free agency are open:

    1) Forums, replying to the Signup thread here.
    2) In-game, leave ?message to Henry Saari or vys.
    3) In-game, messaging !signup to TWDTBOT (preferred method)

    Free Agency

    Schedule

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    Captains/Hon writers





    TWDT Spring 2017 brought to you by Henry Saari & vys
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    someone draft the best tUrRetWarZ team possible


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    To determine the other contender for finals the three remaining squads will face each other in semi-finals where the winning squad of a game proceeds to face the next one and the loser is out. This will be done with the following format: number 2 of regular season vs number 4 winner of previous game vs number 3.
    What is the logic behind this? Shouldn't it be 3 seed vs 4 seed first and then the winner of that match would face 2nd seed?
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    yea weird stuff... also the turretwar/dm crap to decide playoff seeds or whether a team gets in is pretty stupid. i get that its 2017 and all but thats a bit much
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    yeah the turretwarz/dm idea is just plain odd and shouldnt be connected to TWDT
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dreamwin View Post
    What is the logic behind this? Shouldn't it be 3 seed vs 4 seed first and then the winner of that match would face 2nd seed?
    Still looking for clarification on this matter
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    I'll see if I can make this simple for you my man...But you gotta cap if you get it after I explain it.

    Week 1 -Regular Season - First Round
    Squad 1 vs Squad 6
    Squad 2 vs Squad 5
    Squad 3 vs Squad 4

    Squad 1 vs Squad 5
    Squad 2 vs Squad 4
    Squad 3 vs Squad 6

    Week 2 - Regular Season - Round 2

    Squad 1 vs Squad 4
    Squad 2 vs Squad 3
    Squad 5 vs Squad 6

    Squad 1 vs Squad 3
    Squad 2 vs Squad 6
    Squad 4 vs Squad 5

    Week 3 - Regular Season - Round 3

    Squad 1 vs Squad 2
    Squad 3 vs Squad 4
    Squad 5 vs Squad 6

    Replays to be replayed if needed.

    Top 4 go through to playoffs

    Week 4

    Bracket A
    Seed 1 vs Seed 4 - Winner of Bracket A goes to the final

    Bracket B
    Seed 2 vs Seed 3 - Winner of Bracket B goes to final



    Week 5

    Loser of Bracket A plays Loser of Bracket B for 3rd spot

    FINAL
    Winner of A vs Winner of B
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vys View Post
    I'll see if I can make this simple for you my man...But you gotta cap if you get it after I explain it.
    Now this format makes a lot more sense, even though I dont agree with the bronze game. 1) I think thats pretty much waste of time 2) I would give a high percentage for it being a complete failure (other team not showing)

    However, this is compeletely different to what is stated in the first post:

    The bottom 2 of each league will drop out after regular season and number one of each league will receive a bye to finals. To determine the other contender for finals the three remaining squads will face each other in semi-finals where the winning squad of a game proceeds to face the next one and the loser is out. This will be done with the following format: number 2 of regular season vs number 4 winner of previous game vs number 3.
    ????? lol
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    The reason why it's been done is to give a twist to the end of regular season. We've had a lot of new players who have signed up, some of whom might not get a look in in some games. This added twist gives a chance for everyone to get involved and it's something different. Rather than playing the same old arenas day in, day out.
    The games will still be played with the draft team. Anything is better than a bye week, surely?

    It was my idea to do this event, but I also had the idea of an All-star weekend too. Feedback and ideas are great, as we are still within the sign up process.

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    I like the idea Vys sounds like fun, dunno if it should count towards the result of the 3 different competitions though. Maybe keep it separate and have an extra bit for the team who wins overall in the arena along with TD, TJ and TB such as TE?

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    We can look into it. I just think everyone is stuck to twd, wbduel and javduel, we've kind of forgotten about these other events. I just want a big showing to this event. Maybe we can think of a different reward. What about pub Bux to the winning team? This being rewarded to the whole twdt roster and names within A1

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    Glad someone stepping up to run it, sign me up.

    Looks good so far, the only thing I would say is:

    Once the regular season is over the squads will have one final chance to make the play-offs during a special round hosted on May 6th. During this special day we will play the following team based events where you are expected to show with your DT squad:
    I could see this creating way more problems than it solves, and being insanely controversial and ruining the season. I would probably drop this idea. A team playing a full season, making the playoffs, then getting eliminated and losing their spot in a DM event would kill all the goodwill/momentum for the league.

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    Which time zone are those times in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomator View Post
    Which time zone are those times in?
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    Hello all. After receiving feedback and re-checking up coming holidays, we have decided to drop special round and begin TWDT on Sunday April 22nd. Draft will take place on same date as announced before.

    Easter is on the previous weekend (16th) so this way we are ensuring most of you can show up without problems related to that holiday weekend.

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    I will fix the format a bit. Two squads drop out after reg season, 4 go to playoffs. 1st seed vs 4th, 2nd vs 3rd. Winners go to finals, losers to right over 3rd place. (Will edit the post above soon too).

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    I'm looking at doing rewards for top 3 placed teams to each player who has played at least 1 match on their team. This will be pubbux BTW

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    I feel like the season needs to be longer. Three weeks is a very short regular season. I know this has been the traditional way but I think we need to think about the health of the zone. We all know that the zone dies when there is no league going on. Considering how long it took for this league to get started, I think it'd be in the best interest of everyone to have a 6 week regular season. This would have each team play each other twice and also allow more time for people who have returned to sign up for FA. I'm currently running the eg league and our regular season is 7 weeks long and makes for a better experience. Also, we have a preseason week on top of that whereas there is none here. This league will be here and gone in a blink of an eye if it is so short.

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    We thought about it, I would have preferred a bit longer season. However summer gets too close, in June most people start their summer holidays and around that time it's harder for players to show up. The empty slot on the weekend before our regular season starts is easter weekend - planning to not have any games there.

    It took a bit long to get this started so we're not having as long season as preferable.

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