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Thread: TWDT Spring 2017 Announcement

  1. #21
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    Oct 2016
    TWDT 2017 Spring Season

    Trench Wars Draft Tournament is starting on Sunday, 22nd April. The league will be planned so that we are finished by early June to avoid pushing the league to continue during summer. The signups are open immediately and the draft will take place on Sunday, 9th April.


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


    Will be kept the same as previously (times in EST):

    TWDTD 3pm
    TWDTD 3:30pm
    TWDTJ 4pm
    TWDTJ 4:30pm
    TWDTB 5pm
    TWDTB 5:30pm


    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

    Winner of A vs Winner of B

    During regular season the games are best of 1 round in warbird and javelin and for base a race to 15 minutes. For play-offs warbird and javelin will have best of three rounds format and for base a race to 20 minutes.

    Each team is required to play a 7-Star or lower, and a 6-Star or lower, player in each game (2 slots) in TWDT-D and TWDT-J.

    For TWDT-B, the number of low-star players in each game (3 slots), require two 7-Star or lower, and a 6-star or lower, in each game.

    Timetable for 6 squad league:

    April 22 First round
    April 29 Second round
    May 6 Third round
    May 13 play-offs
    May 20 finals


    Check this thread

    TWDT Spring 2017 brought to you by Henry Saari, vys & Geio.
    Last edited by Henry Saari; 03-21-2017 at 06:56 AM.

  2. #22
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    Jun 2016
    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.

  3. #23
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    Oct 2016
    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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