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Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: macedwin on November 04, 2007, 04:10:32 pm
i (and a few other gamers) have raised this issue a few times before, the last being during mini gamecon at klcc.



if mage is in the cafe-game business, why aren't they taking more effort to organize leagues, tournaments, etc?



nothing came of the formula de league. nothing organized other than what we pushed them to organize - settlers, subbuteo.



toybox started with a few game days (merdeka, halloween, confrontation etc), and even outpost has followed suit.



the gaming community is dying for organized play - confrontation, at-43, flames of war, even 40k, not to mention the tons of boardgames.



please join the list of people that keeps telling them to take more effort to organize events, etc!
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: wolfx on November 05, 2007, 04:23:23 am

[quote user="macedwin"]i (and a few other gamers) have raised this issue a few times before, the last being during mini gamecon at klcc. if mage is in the cafe-game business, why aren't they taking more effort to organize leagues, tournaments, etc? nothing came of the formula de league. nothing organized other than what we pushed them to organize - settlers, subbuteo. toybox started with a few game days (merdeka, halloween, confrontation etc), and even outpost has followed suit. the gaming community is dying for organized play - confrontation, at-43, flames of war, even 40k, not to mention the tons of boardgames. please join the list of people that keeps telling them to take more effort to organize events, etc![/quote]



Macedwin, what's the state of competitive gaming in Malaysia? Are there people clamoring for more events and organized tournaments and leagues?



I speak for myself but i enjoy casual gaming so I won't be one to take part in leagues and tournaments. I guess I can't handle the commitments and pressure of being in a competition.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: ayheng on November 05, 2007, 04:47:27 am

I guess the idea of competitive gaming is to help promote the hobby and to get different people from different groups to play on a common ground.



It's a good idea to get people from out of their regular gaming groups at home to congregate to share ideas and experiences. It also helps to exchange strategies and tips to ruffle up standard tactics practised by groups that played too much together that they settle into a predictable pattern. It is also a chance for strangers without gaming group to join in and introduce themselves.



So yeah, taking it from this angle, competitive play is a positive thing. Only thing to watch out for are the die-also-must-win type. Just take a deep breath and walk away from such a player.



I guess the point is that, having competition and events will help raise the gaming profile and awareness. And it is a step further from the good works already done by boardgamecafe, mage, toybox, outpost to bring new people into the hobby.



Mage have the venue and the resources. They have the proper atmosphere to attract working class customers and the food to keep them there. It'll be good advertising to organise an event. Start small, I guess, but start something. Don't give up.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: wolfx on November 05, 2007, 05:03:42 am
[quote user="ayheng"]

I guess the idea of competitive gaming is to help promote the hobby and to get different people from different groups to play on a common ground.



It's a good idea to get people from out of their regular gaming groups at home to congregate to share ideas and experiences. It also helps to exchange strategies and tips to ruffle up standard tactics practised by groups that played too much together that they settle into a predictable pattern. It is also a chance for strangers without gaming group to join in and introduce themselves.



So yeah, taking it from this angle, competitive play is a positive thing. Only thing to watch out for are the die-also-must-win type. Just take a deep breath and walk away from such a player.



I guess the point is that, having competition and events will help raise the gaming profile and awareness. And it is a step further from the good works already done by boardgamecafe, mage, toybox, outpost to bring new people into the hobby.



Mage have the venue and the resources. They have the proper atmosphere to attract working class customers and the food to keep them there. It'll be good advertising to organise an event. Start small, I guess, but start something. Don't give up.



[/quote]



Good point. I'd like to see a TI3 get-together/league of sorts. Or join two sets to have a 12 player match. Massive AP happening!! Hahaha.



 

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 05, 2007, 05:03:53 am
[quote user="ayheng"]

Mage have the venue and the resources. They have the proper atmosphere to attract working class customers and the food to keep them there. It'll be good advertising to organise an event. Start small, I guess, but start something. Don't give up.

[/quote]

I would like to see more competitive gaming. We already have some competitive gaming with our miniature wargames:
DeBAKL - our annual DBA competition
WH40K and WH - at GC
Confrontation 3.0- mini competitions

Now that FoW will be here, I hope FoW comps will be organised.

As far as boardgames are concerned theres the
SoC annual,
now the Carc is being planned
and Subbuteo - earlier this year.

I would like to see (random first-out-of- head order):
ASLSK competition or ladder
Subbuteo league
Formula De league
Memoir 44 league/competition
Caylus 2er comp
Confrontation Age of Rag 'Narok comp

Any more suggestions? Agreed that not all Euro games are suitable for comp, but I would like to see more Euros being played in a regular, friendly and competitive manner.



Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: dave on November 05, 2007, 05:38:48 am

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]I would like to see more competitive gaming. We already have some competitive gaming with our miniature wargames:
DeBAKL - our annual DBA competition
WH40K and WH - at GC
Confrontation 3.0- mini competitions

Now that FoW will be here, I hope FoW comps will be organised.

As far as boardgames are concerned theres the
SoC annual,
now the Carc is being planned
and Subbuteo - earlier this year.

I would like to see (random first-out-of- head order):
ASLSK competition or ladder
Subbuteo league
Formula De league
Memoir 44 league/competition
Caylus 2er comp
Confrontation Age of Rag 'Narok comp

Any more suggestions? Agreed that not all Euro games are suitable for comp, but I would like to see more Euros being played in a regular, friendly and competitive manner.
[/quote]



Perhaps instead of just more competitive gaming, there should just be more events. Competitive gaming is not everyone's cup of tea and I've personally gone off quite a bit of competitive gaming (shades of Warmachine.... [brickwall]).



DeBAKLe for DBA is a tournament I organise and play in because it still feels like a friendly tourney rather than a no-holds barred, cheese to the max WH40K or other tournament.



In fact, in quite a few tournaments in KL now, you basically see the same faces and new players aren't going to stump out an entry fee to get beaten to a pulp.



Perhaps emphasis should be more on having fun rather than out-and-out winner takes all ego boosting tournaments. Also, rather than expecting shops/distributors to do all the organisation, perhaps it's time for groups of enthusiasts to do some organising as well. Share the burden, so to speak.



Just my take on the whole matter....

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: jack208 on November 05, 2007, 06:34:10 am

You can't have a competition without getting those competitive gamers. It's comes with the territory. That said, when a competition is made up of known faces it tends to be more friendly.. when it's composed of strangers, you can get fireworks.



Even in the Memoir 44 competition which we did in 2005, in the finals one of the field generals almost wanted to walk off. The reason? He felt his commander-in-chief were not giving him enuff action cards to do his thing! Both of them didn't know each other before the event.



I personally will like to see (and plan to do) these two events: the 18xx Gamers Con (Spore is keen to do 18xx with us too) and possibly the ASL league.



I like what they are doing over at Chattoonaga for the 18xx event and would like to mirror something like that here. It's not just 18xx they play but they do other train games too so we could have RRT, Age of Steam, Ticket to Ride, Union Pacific etc.



For 18xx, it's best if we could have a series of step-up games so that ppl can join us by starting with 18AL/18GA type of starter, proceed to 18Scan/18Mex as mid-level before ending the event with 1856!! Or mebbe have a grand-finale on 1832 (which is basically a merger of 1856 and 1870)!!!



Note: I've got an order with Deep Thought on 1832, same as rhyen's order for 18EU but I guess with the Essen event, that's delaying our order for ..... dunno how long [:(]



The ASL system lends itself nicely to a league type of competition. Now that we have the complete starter kit available for sale (ASL SK1 to SK3), and a few of us already own the full SK series not to mention one or two ASL tai-kors who own the main ASL set, there are more than enuff scenarios for us to do the league.



CE, we were suppose to start discussing about the league scoring etc? Mebbe start a thread in the ASL forum? [:)]



Also sometime next year, I'm hoping to do a Puerto Rico / Caylus competition. But won't be a 2er Caylus. It'll be 4er for both PR and Caylus with bidding for start positions. Game format will be more round-robin than knock-out. It's all just hot-air for now.. hehehe

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: dave on November 05, 2007, 09:36:58 am

My main worry has always been to get new faces into tournaments as a way of expanding the hobby. That's why I suggested events. For example, Shinobi has always put up good fun events with his Savage Worlds participation games. Perhaps not too many newbies but always fun to play...



Even DeBAKLe has a problem getting new faces into DBA as we tend to run with the same crowd every year. Not bad but I was really hoping to draw more people into the game.



Some fun leagues and friendly tournaments would definitely be worth having to inject more excitement. Even if I can't participate, I'll cheer from the sidelines.... [clapclap]

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: jack208 on November 05, 2007, 09:53:51 am
[quote user="dave"]For example, Shinobi has always put up good fun events with his Savage Worlds participation games. Perhaps not too many newbies but always fun to play...[/quote]

Ah yes the Savage Worlds! That's some good work from Shin's side. Hope he continues to update us on such events. I oso thnk there are some organized events at WolfGS (one of his haunts). Are they doing FoW organized league/event? Or WarMachine stuff?



[quote user="dave"]My main worry has always been to get new faces into tournaments as a way of expanding the hobby. [/quote]



I absolutely agree 110% with you on this. I think aanemesis and CE would also agree. So you are in for the next 18xx game (at Mage) right? hehehe....

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: aanemesis on November 05, 2007, 10:02:01 am

Yeah, I wish someone would organize Necromunda and/or Blood Bowl leagues. I've done both in the past, with newsletter for Necromunda, and a custom made scoreboard for Blood Bowl. Although both are technically boardgames, they are only for 2 players per game session. But works well with football league style of play, with "player" developments, better equipment etc as the league progresses. In this case, the humans are either "team leaders" or "coaches" whereas the miniatures [these games use minis] are "gang members" or "players".



For boardgames, I wish someone would organize these tourneys:
- TI 3
- Caylus 2p
- San Juan



Would be curious to see how an 18xx event would be organized.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: dave on November 05, 2007, 10:17:26 am
[quote user="jack208"] Are they doing FoW organized league/event? Or WarMachine stuff?

[quote user="dave"]My main worry has always been to get new faces into tournaments as a way of expanding the hobby. [/quote]



I absolutely agree 110% with you on this. I think aanemesis and CE would also agree. So you are in for the next 18xx game (at Mage) right? hehehe....



[/quote]



Norman organises most Warmachine events since he's the local press-ganger. Think Wolf has some FoW activities but not into FoW so not sure what's happening.



As for 18xx, I haven't even played one game yet.... I'm a noob when it comes to 18xx.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: aanemesis on November 05, 2007, 10:54:35 am

[quote user="jack208"]I absolutely agree 110% with you on this. I think aanemesis and CE would also agree. So you are in for the next 18xx game (at Mage) right? hehehe....[/quote]



You know I'm in!

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 05, 2007, 10:59:23 am
[quote user="jack208"]

I absolutely agree 110% with you on this. I think aanemesis and CE would also agree. So you are in for the next 18xx game (at Mage) right? hehehe....

[/quote]

Agreed. Oh, BTW, for the past 3 Sats i have been bringing 1889 to Mage, but could not spot anyone familiar with the game to play with.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 05, 2007, 11:04:25 am
[quote user="aanemesis"]

Yeah, I wish someone would organize Necromunda and/or Blood Bowl leagues. I've done both in the past, with newsletter for Necromunda, and a custom made scoreboard for Blood Bowl. Although both are technically boardgames, they are only for 2 players per game session. But works well with football league style of play, with "player" developments, better equipment etc as the league progresses. In this case, the humans are either "team leaders" or "coaches" whereas the miniatures [these games use minis] are "gang members" or "players".



For boardgames, I wish someone would organize these tourneys:
- TI 3
- Caylus 2p
- San Juan



Would be curious to see how an 18xx event would be organized.

[/quote]

Aa: since u are very experienced in organising BB and Nercomunda, why donch u put an announcement here and do it. Seriously - I wld very much like to play a Necromunda campaign again.

I agree w you : Caylus 2er.
Not sure about San Juan, though - its a broken game IMHO.

TI3 would be fun but chaotic. Any refs on how a TI3 tourney is orgamised?

So far no one has mentioned Arkham Horror. Shhhhh!!!
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 05, 2007, 11:07:37 am
[quote user="jack208"]

The ASL system lends itself nicely to a league type of competition. Now that we have the complete starter kit available for sale (ASL SK1 to SK3), and a few of us already own the full SK series not to mention one or two ASL tai-kors who own the main ASL set, there are more than enuff scenarios for us to do the league.



CE, we were suppose to start discussing about the league scoring etc? Mebbe start a thread in the ASL forum? [:)]




[/quote]

Will start a thread in the ASL forum, but first must do some research on how an ASLSK tourney is run.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: wolfx on November 05, 2007, 11:34:40 am

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]

TI3 would be fun but chaotic. Any refs on how a TI3 tourney is orgamised?

So far no one has mentioned Arkham Horror. Shhhhh!!!
[/quote]



12 races. 1 big galaxy. Winner takes all. 0.o



Much chaos ensues.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: ayheng on November 05, 2007, 11:57:49 am
[quote user="Champion Eternal"][quote user="jack208"]

I absolutely agree 110% with you on this. I think aanemesis and CE would also agree. So you are in for the next 18xx game (at Mage) right? hehehe....



[/quote]

Agreed. Oh, BTW, for the past 3 Sats i have been bringing 1889 to Mage, but could not spot anyone familiar with the game to play with.
[/quote]



Am free this weekend. Shall we do Titan and 1889?

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: jack208 on November 05, 2007, 11:58:02 am

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]
I agree w you : Caylus 2er.
[/quote]



Oooh... if u wanna do this, better get like 200+ plays under BSW else aanemesis will cream you (or us too)... hehe.



btw I thot Games Circle do Blood Bowl league, no?

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: macedwin on November 05, 2007, 02:05:32 pm
my view is that there are 2 types of tournaments...

1. where the stakes are high (eg. settlers and next year, carcassonne),

2. the fun ones, just to get people together in an organized manner and play against someone other than your regular playing partners (or whipping horses as the case may be!). i would put subbuteo, and gamecon-1's acquire and memoir in this category. i would even go so far as to say last year's euro game retreat would be in this friendly competition category.



i'm referring more to the second category, where its more organized play than "competition". mage is planning a big blokus competition, there will be the usual soc & carcassonne, we will have more subbuteo, and i can organize another memoir.



but beyond that, i would like to see the gaming places take more initiative. toybox did their bit with merdeka fiesta, lots of ccgs, and even confrontation!



gc does only gw and bloodbowl.



outpost just got started with halloween and has confirmed blokus.



wolf's does a fair bit of warmachine and lately fow.



so that leaves mage...



i am also commiting to fow and confrontation/at-43. but i would like to play in formula de and acquire!







Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 05, 2007, 04:59:24 pm
[quote user="ayheng"][quote user="Champion Eternal"][quote user="jack208"]

I absolutely agree 110% with you on this. I think aanemesis and CE would also agree. So you are in for the next 18xx game (at Mage) right? hehehe....



[/quote]

Agreed. Oh, BTW, for the past 3 Sats i have been bringing 1889 to Mage, but could not spot anyone familiar with the game to play with.
[/quote]



Am free this weekend. Shall we do Titan and 1889?

[/quote]

I am not free this weekend, ley.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 05, 2007, 05:02:08 pm
[quote user="jack208"]

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]
I agree w you : Caylus 2er.
[/quote]



Oooh... if u wanna do this, better get like 200+ plays under BSW else aanemesis will cream you (or us too)... hehe.



btw I thot Games Circle do Blood Bowl league, no?

[/quote]
Caylus 2er is better than multiplayer in a tourney situation, otherwise it might be a bit chaotic ... and random. [:)]
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 05, 2007, 05:06:17 pm
[quote user="macedwin"]my view is that there are 2 types of tournaments...

1. where the stakes are high (eg. settlers and next year, carcassonne),

2. the fun ones, just to get people together in an organized manner and play against someone other than your regular playing partners (or whipping horses as the case may be!). i would put subbuteo, and gamecon-1's acquire and memoir in this category. i would even go so far as to say last year's euro game retreat would be in this friendly competition category.



i'm referring more to the second category, where its more organized play than "competition". mage is planning a big blokus competition, there will be the usual soc & carcassonne, we will have more subbuteo, and i can organize another memoir.



but beyond that, i would like to see the gaming places take more initiative. toybox did their bit with merdeka fiesta, lots of ccgs, and even confrontation!



gc does only gw and bloodbowl.



outpost just got started with halloween and has confirmed blokus.



wolf's does a fair bit of warmachine and lately fow.



so that leaves mage...



i am also commiting to fow and confrontation/at-43. but i would like to play in formula de and acquire![/quote]

Yeh -formula de and acquire would be fun.
I will have to try Duel in the Dark first to find out if its suitable for tourneys.
BTW, Neuroshima Hex could be perfect for tourneys : its fast and fun.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 06, 2007, 10:16:17 am
[quote user="ayheng"]

So yeah, taking it from this angle, competitive play is a positive thing. Only thing to watch out for are the die-also-must-win type. Just take a deep breath and walk away from such a player.

Mage have the venue and the resources. They have the proper atmosphere to attract working class customers and the food to keep them there. It'll be good advertising to organise an event. Start small, I guess, but start something. Don't give up.

[/quote]

"Die, you MOFOs!!!"
*everyone points guns*
"DIE! YOU MOFO!!!"
"AIYEE!!! Die, you MOFOs!!!"

Sometimes, I disagree about putting the burden on the venue itself.
If the competition generates good revenue for them, they will pick it up.
But if it doesn't (which is normally the case), then there is no point in forcing them to throw their effort in.
Better to get all the enthusiast to come together to organized/trash out a proper system that is portable to any of the regular gaming venues/convention gatherings we frequent.



Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 06, 2007, 10:18:42 am
[quote user="jack208"]

I personally will like to see (and plan to do) these two events: the 18xx Gamers Con (Spore is keen to do 18xx with us too) and possibly the ASL league.



I like what they are doing over at Chattoonaga for the 18xx event and would like to mirror something like that here. It's not just 18xx they play but they do other train games too so we could have RRT, Age of Steam, Ticket to Ride, Union Pacific etc.



For 18xx, it's best if we could have a series of step-up games so that ppl can join us by starting with 18AL/18GA type of starter, proceed to 18Scan/18Mex as mid-level before ending the event with 1856!! Or mebbe have a grand-finale on 1832 (which is basically a merger of 1856 and 1870)!!!

[/quote]

I like!!! even though I know I am going to finish dead last again and again and again.

[quote user="jack208"]

Also sometime next year, I'm hoping to do a Puerto Rico / Caylus competition. But won't be a 2er Caylus. It'll be 4er for both PR and Caylus with bidding for start positions. Game format will be more round-robin than knock-out. It's all just hot-air for now.. hehehe

[/quote]

I am in anytime.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 06, 2007, 10:22:26 am
[quote user="dave"]

My main worry has always been to get new faces into tournaments as a way of expanding the hobby. That's why I suggested events. For example, Shinobi has always put up good fun events with his Savage Worlds participation games. Perhaps not too many newbies but always fun to play...



Even DeBAKLe has a problem getting new faces into DBA as we tend to run with the same crowd every year. Not bad but I was really hoping to draw more people into the game.



Some fun leagues and friendly tournaments would definitely be worth having to inject more excitement. Even if I can't participate, I'll cheer from the sidelines.... [clapclap]

[/quote]

Tournament settings are the lousiest way to intro newbies to gaming, especially when you throw in the newbies with the sharks at the deep end, unless they can learn to swim very fast.

Better to have division play where newbies can play against their own with intermediate players and masters sharing tips and cheering them on so that they will want to move up to try their luck against the sharks (about 1 in 10, according to a Chess report,  will aspire to higher play, but only 1 in 100 of those people will make it to the GM level, the rest will level off around or before IM).

I credit the Singapore Scrabble scene with such a system compared to the Malaysian scene.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 06, 2007, 10:23:37 am
[quote user="aanemesis"]

For boardgames, I wish someone would organize these tourneys:
- TI 3
- Caylus 2p
- San Juan



Would be curious to see how an 18xx event would be organized.

[/quote]

TI:3? NNNNNNNNOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 06, 2007, 10:26:41 am
[quote user="jack208"]

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]
I agree w you : Caylus 2er.
[/quote]



Oooh... if u wanna do this, better get like 200+ plays under BSW else aanemesis will cream you (or us too)... hehe.



[/quote]

He already cream Hengy so we know the results of that matchup.
I lost many times to Jeff, so that leaves Chua, Jeff and Ainul in the winners bracket.

Okay Hengy, want to joust in the losers' bracket?
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 06, 2007, 11:19:23 am
[quote user="rhyen"][quote user="ayheng"]

So yeah, taking it from this angle, competitive play is a positive thing. Only thing to watch out for are the die-also-must-win type. Just take a deep breath and walk away from such a player.

Mage have the venue and the resources. They have the proper atmosphere to attract working class customers and the food to keep them there. It'll be good advertising to organise an event. Start small, I guess, but start something. Don't give up.

[/quote]

"Die, you MOFOs!!!"
*everyone points guns*
"DIE! YOU MOFO!!!"
"AIYEE!!! Die, you MOFOs!!!"

Sometimes, I disagree about putting the burden on the venue itself.
If the competition generates good revenue for them, they will pick it up.
But if it doesn't (which is normally the case), then there is no point in forcing them to throw their effort in.
Better to get all the enthusiast to come together to organized/trash out a proper system that is portable to any of the regular gaming venues/convention gatherings we frequent.



[/quote]

Or make a rule against using unparliamentary language.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 06, 2007, 11:21:36 am
[quote user="rhyen"][quote user="jack208"]

I personally will like to see (and plan to do) these two events: the 18xx Gamers Con (Spore is keen to do 18xx with us too) and possibly the ASL league.



I like what they are doing over at Chattoonaga for the 18xx event and would like to mirror something like that here. It's not just 18xx they play but they do other train games too so we could have RRT, Age of Steam, Ticket to Ride, Union Pacific etc.



For 18xx, it's best if we could have a series of step-up games so that ppl can join us by starting with 18AL/18GA type of starter, proceed to 18Scan/18Mex as mid-level before ending the event with 1856!! Or mebbe have a grand-finale on 1832 (which is basically a merger of 1856 and 1870)!!!

[/quote]

I like!!! even though I know I am going to finish dead last again and again and again.

[/quote]

That's the spirit! Never give up! Never surrender!

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 06, 2007, 11:24:30 am
[quote user="rhyen"]
Tournament settings are the lousiest way to intro newbies to gaming, especially when you throw in the newbies with the sharks at the deep end, unless they can learn to swim very fast.

[/quote]

A miniature wargames tournament provides a good showcase for newbies, esp if the prizes are good like DeBAKL's prizes.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 06, 2007, 11:25:51 am
[quote user="rhyen"][quote user="aanemesis"]

For boardgames, I wish someone would organize these tourneys:
- TI 3
- Caylus 2p
- San Juan



Would be curious to see how an 18xx event would be organized.

[/quote]

TI:3? NNNNNNNNOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

[/quote]

I thought u normally say AAAAARGHH! or somtin like that?
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 06, 2007, 11:27:44 am
[quote user="rhyen"][quote user="jack208"]

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]
I agree w you : Caylus 2er.
[/quote]



Oooh... if u wanna do this, better get like 200+ plays under BSW else aanemesis will cream you (or us too)... hehe.



[/quote]

He already cream Hengy so we know the results of that matchup.


Okay Hengy, want to joust in the losers' bracket?
[/quote]

I think currently in Caylus 2er, Ainul has no peers.
He is the king.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: wolfx on November 06, 2007, 11:45:25 am
[quote user="Champion Eternal"][quote user="rhyen"][quote user="aanemesis"]

For boardgames, I wish someone would organize these tourneys:
- TI 3
- Caylus 2p
- San Juan



Would be curious to see how an 18xx event would be organized.



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TI:3? NNNNNNNNOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I thought u normally say AAAAARGHH! or somtin like that?
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Gotta have variety in the yell of passion. XD

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 06, 2007, 11:47:08 am
[quote user="Champion Eternal"]

I think currently in Caylus 2er, Ainul has no peers.
He is the king.
[/quote]

then why do you still insist on organizing the tournament?
do you want to give our good friend ainul, his victory parade?
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 06, 2007, 01:03:55 pm
[quote user="rhyen"][quote user="Champion Eternal"]

I think currently in Caylus 2er, Ainul has no peers.
He is the king.
[/quote]

then why do you still insist on organizing the tournament?
do you want to give our good friend ainul, his victory parade?
[/quote]

I think Caylus 2er allows the more skilful player to win, whereas 4er depends on whos ganging up on who. Tournaments are fairer if it does not depend on ppl ganging up on a victim. (Although ganging up can happen in most tourneys. 2er tourneys see less chance of this happening). Throwing games is another matter...
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: macedwin on November 06, 2007, 02:49:06 pm
haven't any of u learnt anything from our missy who is now ranked world #4 in the catan world???



you can be king, you can be die-also-must-win type, you can even be the biggest cheater around... but you ain't go tno hope of winning unless you know how to play footsie!
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 06, 2007, 03:11:29 pm
[quote user="macedwin"]haven't any of u learnt anything from our missy who is now ranked world #4 in the catan world???



you can be king, you can be die-also-must-win type, you can even be the biggest cheater around... but you ain't go tno hope of winning unless you know how to play footsie![/quote]

LOL - Caylus 4er allows the sub-game called footsie.
But it's likely that all players are guys. Watching footsie might be more entertaining than the actual Caylus then...this sub-game might pull the crowd...
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 06, 2007, 03:32:18 pm
[quote user="macedwin"]haven't any of u learnt anything from our missy who is now ranked world #4 in the catan world???



you can be king, you can be die-also-must-win type, you can even be the biggest cheater around... but you ain't go tno hope of winning unless you know how to play footsie![/quote]

We need more girls, too much testoterone.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: jack208 on November 06, 2007, 05:04:12 pm

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]Or make a rule against using unparliamentary language.
[/quote]



Hmm.. that depends on which country you are from. You know, in some country eg Taiwan, that language is not exactly unparliamentary. In fact, it's very very parliamentary... LOL

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: jack208 on November 06, 2007, 05:16:17 pm

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]I think Caylus 2er allows the more skilful player to win, whereas 4er depends on whos ganging up on who. Tournaments are fairer if it does not depend on ppl ganging up on a victim. (Although ganging up can happen in most tourneys. 2er tourneys see less chance of this happening). Throwing games is another matter...
[/quote]



I totally agreed... at this moment I dare say no one that we know of can unseat aanemesis in 2er Caylus. But if you want, you can get yourself 200+ playing in BSW, then you stand a chance.



2er Caylus does allow the more skillful player to win but that detracts from the attraction of a boardgame competition vs say a chess competition, no? If I wanna do mano-on-mano, then I'll take chess anytime for its elegance and timeless attraction. But you can't win in chess without committing as much time as the other dude across the table you are playing.



2er Caylus differs from chess in that once you've taken enuff lessons in 2er Caylus, there's only so much more (or less) that you can varied. In 2er Caylus, the essence is basically distilled down to i) must take Building favor, ii) first fight is for the three stone production bldg and church, iii) fight for the remaining stone bldgs, and iv) fight for the prestige bldg.



With two very experienced 2er Caylus players, things can get pretty dry. It all boils down to who blinks first and he's out.



Chess has that same element except chess offers a wider repertoire in the opening moves, the mid-game and the end-game to keep you interested for years.



I can bet if you played over 500+ of 2er Caylus in BSW, you'll get tired of playing 2er Caylus anymore....

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 06, 2007, 06:07:09 pm
[quote user="jack208"]I can bet if you played over 500+ of 2er Caylus in BSW, you'll get tired of playing 2er Caylus anymore.... [/quote]

didn't Chua have eurogame burnout already....
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 06, 2007, 06:13:00 pm
[quote user="jack208"]

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]I think Caylus 2er allows the more skilful player to win, whereas 4er depends on whos ganging up on who. Tournaments are fairer if it does not depend on ppl ganging up on a victim. (Although ganging up can happen in most tourneys. 2er tourneys see less chance of this happening). Throwing games is another matter...
[/quote]



I totally agreed... at this moment I dare say no one that we know of can unseat aanemesis in 2er Caylus. But if you want, you can get yourself 200+ playing in BSW, then you stand a chance.



2er Caylus does allow the more skillful player to win but that detracts from the attraction of a boardgame competition vs say a chess competition, no? If I wanna do mano-on-mano, then I'll take chess anytime for its elegance and timeless attraction. But you can't win in chess without committing as much time as the other dude across the table you are playing.



2er Caylus differs from chess in that once you've taken enuff lessons in 2er Caylus, there's only so much more (or less) that you can varied. In 2er Caylus, the essence is basically distilled down to i) must take Building favor, ii) first fight is for the three stone production bldg and church, iii) fight for the remaining stone bldgs, and iv) fight for the prestige bldg.



With two very experienced 2er Caylus players, things can get pretty dry. It all boils down to who blinks first and he's out.



Chess has that same element except chess offers a wider repertoire in the opening moves, the mid-game and the end-game to keep you interested for years.



I can bet if you played over 500+ of 2er Caylus in BSW, you'll get tired of playing 2er Caylus anymore....

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But we are not talking about chess. We are talking about Caylus.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 06, 2007, 06:17:30 pm
[quote user="rhyen"][quote user="jack208"]I can bet if you played over 500+ of 2er Caylus in BSW, you'll get tired of playing 2er Caylus anymore.... [/quote][:P]

didn't CE have eurogame burnout already....
[/quote]

Even though Caylus is my favourite Eurogame, in none of my post did I say I was going to participate.[:P]
I will leave Caylus competition to the Caylus experts. (The title of this post is 'Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?')

And please, use my nick when discussing on BGC. Thanks.[thumbsup]
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: macedwin on November 07, 2007, 03:42:00 am
1. can bgc start a recruitment drive for female gamers who also like to play footsie? mage can have a ladies night? we dun mind organizing a miss boardgamegeek (current favorite = miss subang jaya?)...



2. sadly (for us), you see as many female gamers in spiel as guys - its evident in euro games, ccgs and hall 6 (with the exception of miniatures). and i don't see them being dragged unwillingly by some boyfriend? in fact, there are tons of them who go in female only groups! also, very nice to see many families on the weekends. and i really mean family - grandpa and grandma not just in tow, but teaching the young ones how to play and trying to beat the crap out of the teens! its really a family thing in europe.



3. actually, we not doing too badly lah... when i started playing euro games in 2003/4, i was the only guy in the group! and, we had 2 "celebreties" - sarimah (the tv host) whom some of you met one halloween gaming night; and deanna yusoff (king & i, etc). we actually tried hard to get a ex-miss m'sia (arianna) to play (since we sponsor her hubby, alex yoong), but no luck ;-(



4. i do see a lot of females in mage on weeknights though, so i'm sure there is hope.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 07, 2007, 09:24:13 am
So now you want female only leagues?
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 07, 2007, 03:16:24 pm

[quote user="rhyen"]So now you want female only leagues?
[/quote]



That's a great idea.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: trionaleo on November 08, 2007, 03:29:59 am

[quote user="macedwin"]haven't any of u learnt anything from our missy who is now ranked world #4 in the catan world??? you can be king, you can be die-also-must-win type, you can even be the biggest cheater around... but you ain't go tno hope of winning unless you know how to play footsie![/quote]



i lost in that footsie round la... me and my footsie partner tied for 2nd >.<

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: wolfx on November 08, 2007, 05:15:13 am

[quote user="macedwin"]1. can bgc start a recruitment drive for female gamers who also like to play footsie? mage can have a ladies night? we dun mind organizing a miss boardgamegeek (current favorite = miss subang jaya?)... 2. sadly (for us), you see as many female gamers in spiel as guys - its evident in euro games, ccgs and hall 6 (with the exception of miniatures). and i don't see them being dragged unwillingly by some boyfriend? in fact, there are tons of them who go in female only groups! also, very nice to see many families on the weekends. and i really mean family - grandpa and grandma not just in tow, but teaching the young ones how to play and trying to beat the crap out of the teens! its really a family thing in europe. 3. actually, we not doing too badly lah... when i started playing euro games in 2003/4, i was the only guy in the group! and, we had 2 "celebreties" - sarimah (the tv host) whom some of you met one halloween gaming night; and deanna yusoff (king & i, etc). we actually tried hard to get a ex-miss m'sia (arianna) to play (since we sponsor her hubby, alex yoong), but no luck ;-( 4. i do see a lot of females in mage on weeknights though, so i'm sure there is hope.[/quote]



More A.S.H is a good thing always. [;)]



I support you, edwin!

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: aanemesis on November 08, 2007, 07:06:22 am

[quote user="jack208"]I totally agreed... at this moment I dare say no one that we know of can unseat aanemesis in 2er Caylus.[/quote]



Duh? Wat's dis la?! I finally win only one game, against *gasp* a jedi knight *gasp* . After a long training. I know of 2 hardcore Malaysians who terrorize the 2p caylus circuit on BSW - chrisyap and midnight88. Now those guys have scary win stats.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: macedwin on November 08, 2007, 07:07:40 am
imagine mage having a ladies night...



get some a.s.h. to bring their equally a.s.h. friends to cafe to play games once a week. likely profile of these a.s.h. are foreign students who are lonely and would gladly welcome a 'host' who allows them to enjoy themselves for a few hours, but doesn't cost them a lot (or better still, free!).



imagine what would happen if guys found out! they will definitely show up as paying guests! same thing happens in all the clubs.pubs lah... nothing new. but still works.



best thing is, gaming is more innocent and offers more opportunities to interact than pubs/clubs, where the pick-up appears "oh-so obvious". in gaming terms, guys get to play new games with a.s.h. and meet them at the same time. innocent and better than the pub/club scene and even speed dating.



spoke on this to several cafe operators, but no takers lah...



hey, i have an idea... wolfx + ce + whoever supports this idea. how about we find a cafe who wants to invest in this? their cost? sponsoring drinks/finger food for the a.s.h. once a week. their returns will be in what they earn from the guys.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 08, 2007, 10:23:31 am
[quote user="aanemesis"]

[quote user="jack208"]I totally agreed... at this moment I dare say no one that we know of can unseat aanemesis in 2er Caylus.[/quote]



Duh? Wat's dis la?! I finally win only one game, against *gasp* a jedi knight *gasp* . After a long training. I know of 2 hardcore Malaysians who terrorize the 2p caylus circuit on BSW - chrisyap and midnight88. Now those guys have scary win stats.

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Okay! we do have competition for aanemesis.
you fight in the winner brackets and we will take care of whoever drops down into the loser's bracket.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 11, 2007, 11:04:28 pm
[quote user="aanemesis"]

[quote user="jack208"]I totally agreed... at this moment I dare say no one that we know of can unseat aanemesis in 2er Caylus.[/quote]



Duh? Wat's dis la?! I finally win only one game, against *gasp* a jedi knight *gasp* . After a long training. I know of 2 hardcore Malaysians who terrorize the 2p caylus circuit on BSW - chrisyap and midnight88. Now those guys have scary win stats.

[/quote]

Who's midnight88, IRL?
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 11, 2007, 11:09:14 pm
[quote user="macedwin"]imagine mage having a ladies night...



get some a.s.h. to bring their equally a.s.h. friends to cafe to play games once a week. likely profile of these a.s.h. are foreign students who are lonely and would gladly welcome a 'host' who allows them to enjoy themselves for a few hours, but doesn't cost them a lot (or better still, free!).



imagine what would happen if guys found out! they will definitely show up as paying guests! same thing happens in all the clubs.pubs lah... nothing new. but still works.



best thing is, gaming is more innocent and offers more opportunities to interact than pubs/clubs, where the pick-up appears "oh-so obvious". in gaming terms, guys get to play new games with a.s.h. and meet them at the same time. innocent and better than the pub/club scene and even speed dating.



spoke on this to several cafe operators, but no takers lah...



hey, i have an idea... wolfx + ce + whoever supports this idea. how about we find a cafe who wants to invest in this? their cost? sponsoring drinks/finger food for the a.s.h. once a week. their returns will be in what they earn from the guys.[/quote]

The trouble with boardgames is that it is too geeky. It only attracts geeky gurls, ASH or not. BGs are perceived to be terribly unsexy and unhip. ASH gurls like fun activities like clubbing and activities where they can dress up and chat and things. One has to teach people boardgames, whereas one does not need to learn clubbing and related social activities.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: c mun on November 12, 2007, 06:32:43 am

[quote user="Champion Eternal"][quote user="macedwin"]imagine mage having a ladies night... get some a.s.h. to bring their equally a.s.h. friends to cafe to play games once a week. likely profile of these a.s.h. are foreign students who are lonely and would gladly welcome a 'host' who allows them to enjoy themselves for a few hours, but doesn't cost them a lot (or better still, free!). imagine what would happen if guys found out! they will definitely show up as paying guests! same thing happens in all the clubs.pubs lah... nothing new. but still works. best thing is, gaming is more innocent and offers more opportunities to interact than pubs/clubs, where the pick-up appears "oh-so obvious". in gaming terms, guys get to play new games with a.s.h. and meet them at the same time. innocent and better than the pub/club scene and even speed dating. spoke on this to several cafe operators, but no takers lah... hey, i have an idea... wolfx + ce + whoever supports this idea. how about we find a cafe who wants to invest in this? their cost? sponsoring drinks/finger food for the a.s.h. once a week. their returns will be in what they earn from the guys.[/quote]

The trouble with boardgames is that it is too geeky. It only attracts geeky gurls, ASH or not. BGs are perceived to be terribly unsexy and unhip. ASH gurls like fun activities like clubbing and activities where they can dress up and chat and things. One has to teach people boardgames, whereas one does not need to learn clubbing and related social activities.
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Style is a substance.Dressing up is an individual choice and  ladies boardgamers are not Geeks.Boardgamers are an intelligent lot so please dont equate us to an outcast group.Trio,start appearing in your BCBG Maxmara and Ferragamos,OK!Cheers gal.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: jack208 on November 12, 2007, 07:26:58 am

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]
Who's midnight88, IRL?
[/quote]



Actually IRL he's midnight88. But his nickname is Ricky Lim, one of the Terasek Gamers.



Three of them were at the Halloween 07 party (you can see their pics when I upload them) but Ricky just dropped by and didn't stay. He missed the Werewolves fun. I bet chrisyap and randomhit (daniel) will be reminding him what he missed!

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 12, 2007, 07:41:18 am
[quote user="c mun"]

Style is a substance.Dressing up is an individual choice and  ladies boardgamers are not Geeks.Boardgamers are an intelligent lot so please dont equate us to an outcast group.Trio,start appearing in your BCBG Maxmara and Ferragamos,OK!Cheers gal.

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Hi C Mun. Good to hear from you. I thought you have given up on BGC.[:P]

I do not consider 'geeks' as an outcast group. In fact, IMHO the word 'geeks' is a  group worth belonging  to - it is a niche group. Unfortunately, 'geeks' are perceived by others (who are not in that group) to be specialised, and therefore difficult to relate to. Thus is the general social view of 'geeks'. Not gamers' view, but the general social view.

Boardgames (BGs) are perceived by others to be too cerebral and thus have put many people off. I say this by experience as I have been teaching (or sometimes trying to teach) boardgames (and other games like RPGs, etc) to the uninitiated for 20+ years  - med students, doctors, nurses, engineers, pharmacists, biologists, physiologists, lawyers, accountants, etc. The people who bit and conrinue to play boardgames are the people who understand boardgames for what they are. They perceive boardgames as we see boardgames. Those who did not bite cannot see boardgames as we boardgamers do - as a fun activity. Most of the gamers I introduced BG's to are men. For instance, a male doctor and his then female nurse GF - the male doctor picked BGs up, but his GF (now his wife) did not. And neither did her female nurse comrades.

So I think there are certain type of ppl who like BGs and certain types who don't. They naturally like or dislike BGs. It is difficult and I hope impossible, to convince them to like BGs.

Also, unfortunately, more males are into BG's. It would be a good thing if the number of male gamers is equal to or is less than the number of female gamers. Edwin's quandary as a BG distributor is how to attract more female gamers and hence attract even more male gamers.

Do you have any female gamers who would like to learn and play BGs? If you do then bring them along to your next BG session - OTK or Mage.




Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 12, 2007, 07:42:55 am
[quote user="jack208"]

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]
Who's midnight88, IRL?
[/quote]



Actually IRL he's midnight88. But his nickname is Ricky Lim, one of the Terasek Gamers.



Three of them were at the Halloween 07 party (you can see their pics when I upload them) but Ricky just dropped by and didn't stay. He missed the Werewolves fun. I bet chrisyap and randomhit (daniel) will be reminding him what he missed!

[/quote]

Ah..I don't think I have met him. Neither have I met randomhit.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 12, 2007, 01:40:22 pm
[quote user="Champion Eternal"]

The trouble with boardgames is that it is too geeky. It only attracts geeky gurls, ASH or not. BGs are perceived to be terribly unsexy and unhip. ASH gurls like fun activities like clubbing and activities where they can dress up and chat and things. One has to teach people boardgames, whereas one does not need to learn clubbing and related social activities.
[/quote]

OOOOhhh.....you dissing the guys or the gals?
(Since he is already married, none of this will apply to him in any predicament, I presume)
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 12, 2007, 01:40:49 pm
[quote user="c mun"]

Style is a substance.Dressing up is an individual choice and  ladies boardgamers are not Geeks.Boardgamers are an intelligent lot so please dont equate us to an outcast group.Trio,start appearing in your BCBG Maxmara and Ferragamos,OK!Cheers gal.

[/quote]

Hear! Hear!
Girls = 1, CE = -1
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 12, 2007, 01:43:32 pm
Funny, maybe you guys should set up a competitive structure then to attract people to gaming.
Then women will populate the lower echelons of gamers and start social groups that attract more women.

That much is self-evident in Chess, Scrabble and Go as far as I know.
Go read "Word Freak" if you want to know more.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 12, 2007, 06:43:58 pm
[quote user="rhyen"][quote user="Champion Eternal"]

The trouble with boardgames is that it is too geeky. It only attracts geeky gurls, ASH or not. BGs are perceived to be terribly unsexy and unhip. ASH gurls like fun activities like clubbing and activities where they can dress up and chat and things. One has to teach people boardgames, whereas one does not need to learn clubbing and related social activities.
[/quote]

OOOOhhh.....you dissing the guys or the gals?
(Since he is already married, none of this will apply to him in any predicament, I presume)
[/quote]

Dissing? Who's dissing?
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 12, 2007, 06:44:45 pm
[quote user="rhyen"][quote user="c mun"]

Style is a substance.Dressing up is an individual choice and  ladies boardgamers are not Geeks.Boardgamers are an intelligent lot so please dont equate us to an outcast group.Trio,start appearing in your BCBG Maxmara and Ferragamos,OK!Cheers gal.

[/quote]

Hear! Hear!
Girls = 1, CE = -1
[/quote]

See my follow up post.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 12, 2007, 06:46:18 pm
[quote user="rhyen"]Funny, maybe you guys should set up a competitive structure then to attract people to gaming.
Then women will populate the lower echelons of gamers and start social groups that attract more women.

That much is self-evident in Chess, Scrabble and Go as far as I know.
Go read "Word Freak" if you want to know more.
[/quote]
Whats the entmology of word freak?
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: c mun on November 13, 2007, 09:43:03 am
[:D]


 
O yes,Good Doctor,I've certainly not given up on BGC.Just moved practice and house and TM is slower than the tortoise to connect my line ....so NO phone,NO Fax,NO internet .Boohoohoo.
I concur on your theory of 'biting' the kick of boardgaming.Love it or hate it,as simple as that.It's an automated response,your brain flooded with Serotonin at the sight of a Boardgame.Playing just to entertain others wearies you with Cortisol instead.Dreadful isnt it?I've infected one particular ASH who played at OTK once and she used to play a lot of RISK.For ladies,its the commitment factor : boyfriends to wash up for while their blokes cosily boardgame(ehem,ehem) ,housework to attend to,wailing kids to put to sleep before they can safely boardgame and as King Mongkut says etc.etc.etc.Hahaha.the list goes on.Multi tasking doesnt spare us much time for this pleasure but it is certainly one exhilirating pleasure worth setting time apart for.As for bringing in more gals,ASH or not(hehehe,Wolfx,consult The Official Pimp on ASH.He will gladly advice you) ,I do work on that when I game at OTK occasionally.And my RN gals are contemplating a gang there.Ever wondered the statistics of unmarried nurses?High ...hahaha.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: wolfx on November 13, 2007, 10:35:57 am

[quote user="c mun"][:D]


 
O yes,Good Doctor,I've certainly not given up on BGC.Just moved practice and house and TM is slower than the tortoise to connect my line ....so NO phone,NO Fax,NO internet .Boohoohoo.
I concur on your theory of 'biting' the kick of boardgaming.Love it or hate it,as simple as that.It's an automated response,your brain flooded with Serotonin at the sight of a Boardgame.Playing just to entertain others wearies you with Cortisol instead.Dreadful isnt it?I've infected one particular ASH who played at OTK once and she used to play a lot of RISK.For ladies,its the commitment factor : boyfriends to wash up for while their blokes cosily boardgame(ehem,ehem) ,housework to attend to,wailing kids to put to sleep before they can safely boardgame and as King Mongkut says etc.etc.etc.Hahaha.the list goes on.Multi tasking doesnt spare us much time for this pleasure but it is certainly one exhilirating pleasure worth setting time apart for.As for bringing in more gals,ASH or not(hehehe,Wolfx,consult The Official Pimp on ASH.He will gladly advice you) ,I do work on that when I game at OTK occasionally.And my RN gals are contemplating a gang there.Ever wondered the statistics of unmarried nurses?High ...hahaha.

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What's RN? C Mun you're a nurse? Unmarried nurses? Not many kwa...since my mom is a very married one. [:p]



Gimme ASH Nurse any day. Something like this will suffice.



Slightly NSFW. XD



 



(http://aycu32.webshots.com/image/32671/2003580750326486850_th.jpg) (http://allyoucanupload.webshots.com/v/2003580750326486850)

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 13, 2007, 10:50:20 am
[quote user="Champion Eternal"][quote user="rhyen"]Funny, maybe you guys should set up a competitive structure then to attract people to gaming.
Then women will populate the lower echelons of gamers and start social groups that attract more women.

That much is self-evident in Chess, Scrabble and Go as far as I know.
Go read "Word Freak" if you want to know more.
[/quote]
Whats the entmology of word freak?
[/quote]

You will find it here.
Happy reading
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 13, 2007, 10:53:21 am
[quote user="wolfx"]

What's RN? C Mun you're a nurse? Unmarried nurses? Not many kwa...since my mom is a very married one. [:p]



Gimme ASH Nurse any day. Something like this will suffice.



Slightly NSFW. XD



 



(http://aycu32.webshots.com/image/32671/2003580750326486850_th.jpg) (http://allyoucanupload.webshots.com/v/2003580750326486850)

[/quote]

*NOSE BLEED*
God, where is that nose bleed smiley when you need it?
Will have to substitute with this one then: [jawdrop]
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: ayheng on November 13, 2007, 11:08:10 am

oh wow, c_mun, wolfx is now officially your best friend. remember to intro to him all the nice gals in RN, especially after he laments that lucky blokes like me don't like to bring my fiancee's friends to intro to him.



boardgames are really difficult to intro to people. unless the people you're introing to has an open mind, they will automatically dismiss it as a child's play or big boy's toys.



many times my battle with the unbelievers are lost when they have already made an opinion of what boardgames are. they rather 1)booze, 2)cyber, 3)clubbing or 4)more booze when deciding what to do. (no#5 - oogle has been left off the list for sensitive reasons)



however, i have found that if they do keep an open mind, they tend to find something that they like. light games like bang! , pickomino generally go over well for those who can't be bothered to work their grey matters after work. coloretto, citadels, pompeji, blokus and that's life! for people who like a little less luck in their game. and carcassonne, ticket to ride, for people who want to be challenged in their gaming activity. railroad tycoon and other similiar or more complicated games will find less takers.



i have found enthusiastic response from gals to carcassonne, ticket to ride and railroad tycoon so far. so i do know gals like their games.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: wolfx on November 13, 2007, 02:51:40 pm
[quote user="ayheng"]

many times my battle with the unbelievers are lost when they have already made an opinion of what boardgames are. they rather 1)booze, 2)cyber, 3)clubbing or 4)more booze when deciding what to do. (no#5 - oogle has been left off the list for sensitive reasons)



[/quote]



That just gave me an idea. Why  not next time instead of OTK, us boardgamers go do something we don't usually do. Like rent a VIP room in a KTV / Club and drink till we get drunk. Huh huh? What say you guys? Of course, no boardgames allowed that night, unless its Gang Of Four or something similar that can be turned into a drinking game. Hehehe.



Also related to this line of thought, who's up for some paintball to get rid of "online frustrations". [arghh]



 

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 13, 2007, 03:42:24 pm
[quote user="wolfx"]

That just gave me an idea. Why  not next time instead of OTK, us boardgamers go do something we don't usually do. Like rent a VIP room in a KTV / Club and drink till we get drunk. Huh huh? What say you guys? Of course, no boardgames allowed that night, unless its Gang Of Four or something similar that can be turned into a drinking game. Hehehe.



Also related to this line of thought, who's up for some paintball to get rid of "online frustrations". [arghh]



[/quote]

I believe Rob Street is available for karaoke.
as for paintball, sorry, painful memories of the last episode.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: friedricetheman on November 13, 2007, 04:41:16 pm
[quote user="wolfx"][quote user="ayheng"]

many times my battle with the unbelievers are lost when they have already made an opinion of what boardgames are. they rather 1)booze, 2)cyber, 3)clubbing or 4)more booze when deciding what to do. (no#5 - oogle has been left off the list for sensitive reasons)



[/quote]



That just gave me an idea. Why  not next time instead of OTK, us boardgamers go do something we don't usually do. Like rent a VIP room in a KTV / Club and drink till we get drunk. Huh huh? What say you guys? Of course, no boardgames allowed that night, unless its Gang Of Four or something similar that can be turned into a drinking game. Hehehe.



Also related to this line of thought, who's up for some paintball to get rid of "online frustrations". [arghh]



 



[/quote]



Or you can do what I do.. Just tag along with your girlfriend to meet up with her friends. And while they gossip about the latest Datuk so-and-so or Tan Sri X news, you can butt in and ask them whether if they like to try something fun.. Works everytime... [:)]

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 14, 2007, 12:36:11 am
[quote user="c mun"][:D]


 
O yes,Good Doctor,I've certainly not given up on BGC.Just moved practice and house and TM is slower than the tortoise to connect my line ....so NO phone,NO Fax,NO internet .Boohoohoo.
I concur on your theory of 'biting' the kick of boardgaming.Love it or hate it,as simple as that.It's an automated response,your brain flooded with Serotonin at the sight of a Boardgame.Playing just to entertain others wearies you with Cortisol instead.Dreadful isnt it?I've infected one particular ASH who played at OTK once and she used to play a lot of RISK.For ladies,its the commitment factor : boyfriends to wash up for while their blokes cosily boardgame(ehem,ehem) ,housework to attend to,wailing kids to put to sleep before they can safely boardgame and as King Mongkut says etc.etc.etc.Hahaha.the list goes on.Multi tasking doesnt spare us much time for this pleasure but it is certainly one exhilirating pleasure worth setting time apart for.As for bringing in more gals,ASH or not(hehehe,Wolfx,consult The Official Pimp on ASH.He will gladly advice you) ,I do work on that when I game at OTK occasionally.And my RN gals are contemplating a gang there.Ever wondered the statistics of unmarried nurses?High ...hahaha.

[/quote]

C Mun: U are an RN? Cool, no wonder The Official Pimp was looking for doctors and nurses games.[;)]. And I thought he wanted his nephew/niece to pick up medicine or something.

Now, your Risk-playing girlfriend is something new to me. I have never ever seen an adult girl play risk. I think Wolfx will like her.[:P]

Going back to introducing games to ASH girls: mebbe start on party-like games like Incan Gold, That's Life, Saboteur. Make it a social thing, as opposed to gaming thing, I guess. How do you introduce games to your non-Risk-playing ASH friends?


Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: shrapnel on November 14, 2007, 07:16:31 am
[quote user="wolfx"]

[quote user="c mun"][:D]


 
O yes,Good Doctor,I've certainly not given up on BGC.Just moved practice and house and TM is slower than the tortoise to connect my line ....so NO phone,NO Fax,NO internet .Boohoohoo.
I concur on your theory of 'biting' the kick of boardgaming.Love it or hate it,as simple as that.It's an automated response,your brain flooded with Serotonin at the sight of a Boardgame.Playing just to entertain others wearies you with Cortisol instead.Dreadful isnt it?I've infected one particular ASH who played at OTK once and she used to play a lot of RISK.For ladies,its the commitment factor : boyfriends to wash up for while their blokes cosily boardgame(ehem,ehem) ,housework to attend to,wailing kids to put to sleep before they can safely boardgame and as King Mongkut says etc.etc.etc.Hahaha.the list goes on.Multi tasking doesnt spare us much time for this pleasure but it is certainly one exhilirating pleasure worth setting time apart for.As for bringing in more gals,ASH or not(hehehe,Wolfx,consult The Official Pimp on ASH.He will gladly advice you) ,I do work on that when I game at OTK occasionally.And my RN gals are contemplating a gang there.Ever wondered the statistics of unmarried nurses?High ...hahaha.

[/quote]



What's RN? C Mun you're a nurse? Unmarried nurses? Not many kwa...since my mom is a very married one. [:p]



Gimme ASH Nurse any day. Something like this will suffice.



Slightly NSFW. XD



 



(http://aycu32.webshots.com/image/32671/2003580750326486850_th.jpg) (http://allyoucanupload.webshots.com/v/2003580750326486850)

[/quote]

I want a drooling smiley - with eyes half closing...
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: shrapnel on November 14, 2007, 07:29:40 am
[quote user="Champion Eternal"][quote user="c mun"][:D]


 
O yes,Good Doctor,I've certainly not given up on BGC.Just moved practice and house and TM is slower than the tortoise to connect my line ....so NO phone,NO Fax,NO internet .Boohoohoo.
I concur on your theory of 'biting' the kick of boardgaming.Love it or hate it,as simple as that.It's an automated response,your brain flooded with Serotonin at the sight of a Boardgame.Playing just to entertain others wearies you with Cortisol instead.Dreadful isnt it?I've infected one particular ASH who played at OTK once and she used to play a lot of RISK.For ladies,its the commitment factor : boyfriends to wash up for while their blokes cosily boardgame(ehem,ehem) ,housework to attend to,wailing kids to put to sleep before they can safely boardgame and as King Mongkut says etc.etc.etc.Hahaha.the list goes on.Multi tasking doesnt spare us much time for this pleasure but it is certainly one exhilirating pleasure worth setting time apart for.As for bringing in more gals,ASH or not(hehehe,Wolfx,consult The Official Pimp on ASH.He will gladly advice you) ,I do work on that when I game at OTK occasionally.And my RN gals are contemplating a gang there.Ever wondered the statistics of unmarried nurses?High ...hahaha.

[/quote]

C Mun: U are an RN? Cool, no wonder The Official Pimp was looking for doctors and nurses games.[;)]. And I thought he wanted his nephew/niece to pick up medicine or something.

Now, your Risk-playing girlfriend is something new to me. I have never ever seen an adult girl play risk. I think Wolfx will like her.[:P]

Going back to introducing games to ASH girls: mebbe start on party-like games like Incan Gold, That's Life, Saboteur. Make it a social thing, as opposed to gaming thing, I guess. How do you introduce games to your non-Risk-playing ASH friends?


[/quote]

Now I NEED a 'where-to-hide-my-face' smiley...
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: wolfx on November 14, 2007, 08:13:10 am

I found out what RN means. Registered Nurse. Ooooh. I wouldn't mind more nurses like....



ok i got a buncha nurse photos but I don't think they would be appropriate to post here. Hooo hooo hooo. The previous one was already borderline moderate material.



 

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: c mun on November 14, 2007, 09:25:43 am
[quote user="rhyen"][quote user="wolfx"]

What's RN? C Mun you're a nurse? Unmarried nurses? Not many kwa...since my mom is a very married one. [:p]



Gimme ASH Nurse any day. Something like this will suffice.



Slightly NSFW. XD



 



(http://aycu32.webshots.com/image/32671/2003580750326486850_th.jpg) (http://allyoucanupload.webshots.com/v/2003580750326486850)

[/quote]

*NOSE BLEED*
God, where is that nose bleed smiley when you need it?
Will have to substitute with this one then: [jawdrop]
[/quote]
Your posted picture has absolutely very much lowered your chances of boardgaming with my RN and EN Team ,the finest ER ones that is.It spells Ham Sup Lo...
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: c mun on November 14, 2007, 09:33:17 am
[quote user="shrapnel"][quote user="wolfx"]

[quote user="c mun"][:D]


 
O yes,Good Doctor,I've certainly not given up on BGC.Just moved practice and house and TM is slower than the tortoise to connect my line ....so NO phone,NO Fax,NO internet .Boohoohoo.
I concur on your theory of 'biting' the kick of boardgaming.Love it or hate it,as simple as that.It's an automated response,your brain flooded with Serotonin at the sight of a Boardgame.Playing just to entertain others wearies you with Cortisol instead.Dreadful isnt it?I've infected one particular ASH who played at OTK once and she used to play a lot of RISK.For ladies,its the commitment factor : boyfriends to wash up for while their blokes cosily boardgame(ehem,ehem) ,housework to attend to,wailing kids to put to sleep before they can safely boardgame and as King Mongkut says etc.etc.etc.Hahaha.the list goes on.Multi tasking doesnt spare us much time for this pleasure but it is certainly one exhilirating pleasure worth setting time apart for.As for bringing in more gals,ASH or not(hehehe,Wolfx,consult The Official Pimp on ASH.He will gladly advice you) ,I do work on that when I game at OTK occasionally.And my RN gals are contemplating a gang there.Ever wondered the statistics of unmarried nurses?High ...hahaha.

[/quote]



What's RN? C Mun you're a nurse? Unmarried nurses? Not many kwa...since my mom is a very married one. [:p]



Gimme ASH Nurse any day. Something like this will suffice.



Slightly NSFW. XD



 



(http://aycu32.webshots.com/image/32671/2003580750326486850_th.jpg) (http://allyoucanupload.webshots.com/v/2003580750326486850)

[/quote]

I want a drooling smiley - with eyes half closing...
[/quote]

p e r v e r t.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: c mun on November 14, 2007, 09:50:39 am
[quote user="Champion Eternal"][quote user="c mun"][:D]


 
O yes,Good Doctor,I've certainly not given up on BGC.Just moved practice and house and TM is slower than the tortoise to connect my line ....so NO phone,NO Fax,NO internet .Boohoohoo.
I concur on your theory of 'biting' the kick of boardgaming.Love it or hate it,as simple as that.It's an automated response,your brain flooded with Serotonin at the sight of a Boardgame.Playing just to entertain others wearies you with Cortisol instead.Dreadful isnt it?I've infected one particular ASH who played at OTK once and she used to play a lot of RISK.For ladies,its the commitment factor : boyfriends to wash up for while their blokes cosily boardgame(ehem,ehem) ,housework to attend to,wailing kids to put to sleep before they can safely boardgame and as King Mongkut says etc.etc.etc.Hahaha.the list goes on.Multi tasking doesnt spare us much time for this pleasure but it is certainly one exhilirating pleasure worth setting time apart for.As for bringing in more gals,ASH or not(hehehe,Wolfx,consult The Official Pimp on ASH.He will gladly advice you) ,I do work on that when I game at OTK occasionally.And my RN gals are contemplating a gang there.Ever wondered the statistics of unmarried nurses?High ...hahaha.

[/quote]

C Mun: U are an RN? Cool, no wonder The Official Pimp was looking for doctors and nurses games.[;)]. And I thought he wanted his nephew/niece to pick up medicine or something.

Now, your Risk-playing girlfriend is something new to me. I have never ever seen an adult girl play risk. I think Wolfx will like her.[:P]

Going back to introducing games to ASH girls: mebbe start on party-like games like Incan Gold, That's Life, Saboteur. Make it a social thing, as opposed to gaming thing, I guess. How do you introduce games to your non-Risk-playing ASH friends?


[/quote]
Play games that send them giggling throughtout.I think they love Lifeboat.We did that during a recent Indoor Camp last month.Blokus attracts ..all the time.Simple for a warm up before proceding to more mind boggling ones.Gals like this sort of things.Cute and colourful.Even better if the games are scented.Hehehe.The Official Pimp's  immense interest for Nurses' and Doctors' games are not related to me,it's his fetish for all gals in uniform.....ehem,ehem...Yes,I was a Sr RN in a well set up Trauma Unit.Now,mostly Outpatient and Administrative work in a different unit.No challenge...So,putting my cerebrum to figure out Bootleggers.Still working out the mechanics la...[*-)]
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: macedwin on November 14, 2007, 10:08:26 am
if blokus attracts, then haste bock! (shear panic) or through the desert will deliver the knock out punch!



Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: wolfx on November 14, 2007, 10:49:41 am

[quote user="c mun"]
Play games that send them giggling throughtout.I think they love Lifeboat.We did that during a recent Indoor Camp last month.Blokus attracts ..all the time.Simple for a warm up before proceding to more mind boggling ones.Gals like this sort of things.Cute and colourful.Even better if the games are scented.Hehehe.The Official Pimp's  immense interest for Nurses' and Doctors' games are not related to me,it's his fetish for all gals in uniform.....ehem,ehem...Yes,I was a Sr RN in a well set up Trauma Unit.Now,mostly Outpatient and Administrative work in a different unit.No challenge...So,putting my cerebrum to figure out Bootleggers.Still working out the mechanics la...[*-)]
[/quote]



"Twister" is the best game to play with girls during my teenage years. Oh yes sireee. That's one good game. Had some interesting "close encounters". *Cough*



Oi what's with all the abbreviations la....RN, EN, ER...apani?



And yes fetish for girls in uniform....I stand by you, forum pimp. I fully understand. I thought I was weird when I found the "Sisters of Battle" who were essentially nuns in power armour firing boltguns irresistably HOT. (WH40k reference)

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 14, 2007, 12:02:08 pm
[quote user="wolfx"]

I found out what RN means. Registered Nurse. Ooooh. I wouldn't mind more nurses like....



ok i got a buncha nurse photos but I don't think they would be appropriate to post here. Hooo hooo hooo. The previous one was already borderline moderate material.



[/quote]

Really, wolfx and sharpnel, stop disgress from the main point:
We NEED girls before we HAVE FUN with them first.
now back to the regularly schedule brainstorming session.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: aanemesis on November 14, 2007, 12:12:29 pm

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]
Now, your Risk-playing girlfriend is something new to me. I have never ever seen an adult girl play risk.[/quote]



Adult girls playing Risk? Seen those!  A long time ago. They exist.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 14, 2007, 01:17:50 pm
Especially if games were scented?

Tuff luck, hengy - your Caylus LE is full of mothball scent....er, unless they like mothball smell.

C Mun: what smell triggers the game-playing lobe? Strawberry? Pineapple? Chanel No 5?  Aqua Elements for Men?[:)]
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: wolfx on November 14, 2007, 02:46:06 pm

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]Especially if games were scented?

Tuff luck, hengy - your Caylus LE is full of mothball scent....er, unless they like mothball smell.

C Mun: what smell triggers the game-playing lobe? Strawberry? Pineapple? Chanel No 5?  Aqua Elements for Men?[:)]
[/quote]



Perhaps its musk. Lots of musk.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: shrapnel on November 14, 2007, 03:32:24 pm
[quote user="rhyen"]

Really, wolfx and sharpnel, stop disgress from the main point:
We NEED girls before we HAVE FUN with them first.
now back to the regularly schedule brainstorming session.
[/quote]

Oi! I innocent guy here, man! [sweating]
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: friedricetheman on November 15, 2007, 10:33:14 am

[quote user="shrapnel"][quote user="rhyen"]

Really, wolfx and sharpnel, stop disgress from the main point:
We NEED girls before we HAVE FUN with them first.
now back to the regularly schedule brainstorming session.
[/quote]

Oi! I innocent guy here, man! [sweating]
[/quote]



Sure or not? From what I heard, you and that wolf dude are quite the ladies man. Unlike most of us in the forums... Any tips on how to get girls for us 'losers' ah? [:p]

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: c mun on November 15, 2007, 12:36:04 pm

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]Especially if games were scented?

Tuff luck, hengy - your Caylus LE is full of mothball scent....er, unless they like mothball smell.

C Mun: what smell triggers the game-playing lobe? Strawberry? Pineapple? Chanel No 5?  Aqua Elements for Men?[:)]
[/quote]



Lavender,Camomile,RL Safari and YSL Pour Homme.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: LoStBoYz on November 15, 2007, 01:47:03 pm
ROTFL!!!!!
I just happend to chance on this boring thread about organizing tourneys and what I find?? Man, this is one seriously hijaacked thread. heheheheheh.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 15, 2007, 04:42:01 pm
Err...still in topic of ladies night, what.
The lady C Mun is giving tips on how to make games more attractive to ladies.[;)]
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: shrapnel on November 15, 2007, 05:56:37 pm
[quote user="c mun"]

[quote user="Champion Eternal"]Especially if games were scented?

Tuff luck, hengy - your Caylus LE is full of mothball scent....er, unless they like mothball smell.

C Mun: what smell triggers the game-playing lobe? Strawberry? Pineapple? Chanel No 5?  Aqua Elements for Men?[:)]
[/quote]



Lavender,Camomile,RL Safari and YSL Pour Homme.

[/quote]

I'm going for the >ahem!< YSL

 [Y] [Y] [Y]
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: macedwin on November 19, 2007, 01:27:11 am
dear all,



**warning** sarcastic comments coming up... hehe:



PLEASE DO NOT OPEN A THREAD TO "DISCUSS" ANYMORE LEAGUES/TOURNAMENTS....



Over the last 3 years, there has been endless talk (yea, all talk!) of leagues, tournaments, and stuff by various parties including Puerto Rico, ASL, AOS, Formula De, and now NH... but NONE has materialized!



There has been NO organized play of anysort other than the annual Settlers qualifiers, Subbuteo league, Memoir + Carcassonne + Acquire tournaments (in GAMECON-1), which have all been organized by... the same person.



So, I'm pleading to those who run gaming forums, cafes, stores, etc --- stop talking endlessly about it and start doing something! PLEASE!
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: LoStBoYz on November 20, 2007, 02:08:57 am
LOL!!! Touching a sensitive topic I see...

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 20, 2007, 11:45:27 am
[quote user="LoStBoYz"]LOL!!! Touching a sensitive topic I see...

[/quote]

typical malaysians: all talk and no speak.
The one thing I find quite problematic with organizing tournament here is the following statement:
"you must get good prize and prize money first"

Why can't we just get the gaming enthusiasts to come together and just outright play for the title of best player/champion and produce a working system before approaching sponsors?
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: macedwin on November 20, 2007, 12:27:31 pm

duh! all talk no speak??? even if lots of speak after talk, but still no action - makes no difference no?



aiyah, of course euro/war gamers play tournaments for the love of it mah...



and if you want prizes, all you have to do is ask the distributor mah... so far nod bad u know...
- 2005 40k tournament = rm1,000 cash.
- 2006/7 settlers = free trip to essen.
- 2006 confrontation = rackham painting sets.
- 2007 outpost halloween = exclusive starfarers miniature figures and hero-clix starter sets.
- 2007 subbuteo = rm500 cash vouchers.



bear in mind ZERO entry charge for all of these (other than for snacks/drinks)...



get up yr butts lah - organize something - people will play for the love of it lah... as a bonus, maybe even get some cool prizes.



biggest tournament opportunity = BLOKUS! just do it!

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: LoStBoYz on November 20, 2007, 12:45:30 pm
Why do we want to organize a gaming event :

- Its a business thingy, I get something out of this
- I love boardgaming so I want to share the love
- I got nothing better to do

Why we talk only :

- What do we get out of this?
- It way too big for one person to organize
- Who is going to fork out da dough?
- I'm just a follower, I follow
- If I organize, nobody come how?
- Its better someone other than me organize it

Add more if you feel like it.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: jack208 on November 20, 2007, 04:14:31 pm

[quote user="rhyen"]typical malaysians: all talk and no speak.
The one thing I find quite problematic with organizing tournament here is the following statement:
"you must get good prize and prize money first"

Why can't we just get the gaming enthusiasts to come together and just outright play for the title of best player/champion and produce a working system before approaching sponsors?[/quote]



rhyen, if all you do is post your comment here and whine then I presume you are joining the NATO group? If you are, then you are posting something to bite your own arse? Hmm....



Theories cannot be proven right. They can only be proven wrong. So why dun you do something & debunk the so-called myth of why can't we just get the gaming enthusiasts to come together and just outright play for the title of best player/champion, blah blah blah? Oh sorry.. forgot you are NATO oso. [:P]



NATO = No Action Talk Only



[quote user="LoStBoYz"]
Why do we want to organize a gaming event :
Why we talk only :
[/quote]



We dun have to agree with all that LB has listed but I think in many ways, some of the points apply to us when it comes to organizing a gaming event.



Beside those events listed by macedw, let us also not forget that other events - some annually also - have been organized around town. BGC did a M44 competition in TegFair (that's how our M44 black t-shirt came about), and Dave & gang have been doing Debackle, and DBA tourneys I think almost yearly. I think something is also brewing at WGS (if anyone can update).



So there *are* events around us just that becoz those events not what we want, we filtered them out.



On the other hand, there's no exclusivity on running events. It's not like Rio Grande prevent anyone of us from doing a Power Grid competition etc so for those who yak about no action, the floor is open for them to do some action. Why complain no action? Perhaps the truth lies closer to LostBoyz's post.



And for those who like to talk, well, I think they do have the right to yak yak and yak if that's what they want to do. There's nothing wrong against yakking, as long as we are not "forcing" anyone to do anything. [:P]

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: dave on November 20, 2007, 04:41:02 pm

Hear, hear.... DeBAKLe has been going on for 5 years already. Prizes in some years have been better than others but the numbers of participants have stayed fairly constant over the years.



We also had a short lived DBA campaign which was won by KJ by unanimous acclaim since everybody decided that they couldn't beat him in the last turn to prevent him from gaining the victory.



I remember there being Blood Bowl leagues and other Warhammer tournaments as well but as I'm not familiar with GW stuff, I'm not sure who organised those tourneys or what the prizes were.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Champion Eternal on November 20, 2007, 07:24:38 pm
I love games leagues and tourneys played by enthusiastic players. The  posts above have mentioned tourneys/leagues by ppl in th games business. I feel that tourneys and leagues organised by  enthusiasts who are not in the games business should deserve a mention here:

1. DeBAKL is organised by Dave in an annual basis. So far, it is in it's 5th year in 2007 (Correct me if i am wrong, Dave). IMHO, Dave is the best guy in KL, who is not involved in the gaming industry as a business, who has organised regular gaming tournament. Not only that but he has sponsored two prizes out of his own pocket. The entrty fees for these two tourneys barely cover the prizes so kindly offered by Dave.

2. Blood Bowl League was organised by Aanemesis in Wolf's Games Shop around 2005/6 in his own time and from what I gathered was pretty successful too.

3. Dark Age tourney by Shinobi and klplastermaster, who allowed players to use their Shinobi and klplastermasters fully painted figures in the tourney. These were held in Wolf's Games Shop.

I'm sure there are others who I do not know about. There are also some which I won't mention out of humility. What makes these leagues/tourneys organised by enthusiasts successful? IMHO there are 2 parts to organising a successful league/tourney by ppl not involved in the games business:

1. Committed and enthusiatic organiser(s).
The organiser(s) must be dedicated enuff to spend time, sweat and sometimes, money to make it happen.

2. Committed and enthusiatic players in the right numbers.
The players must be  dedicated too. It only takes one player who don't turn up as promised to spoil it for everyone involved. Also, the number of players must make it worthwhile. There is nothing more frustrating than having no-shows/latecomers.

From the examples above, criteria 1 and 2 were fulfilled in all cases.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on November 21, 2007, 08:16:57 am
[quote user="jack208"]

[quote user="rhyen"]typical malaysians: all talk and no speak.
The one thing I find quite problematic with organizing tournament here is the following statement:
"you must get good prize and prize money first"

Why can't we just get the gaming enthusiasts to come together and just outright play for the title of best player/champion and produce a working system before approaching sponsors?[/quote]



rhyen, if all you do is post your comment here and whine then I presume you are joining the NATO group? If you are, then you are posting something to bite your own arse? Hmm....



Theories cannot be proven right. They can only be proven wrong. So why dun you do something & debunk the so-called myth of why can't we just get the gaming enthusiasts to come together and just outright play for the title of best player/champion, blah blah blah? Oh sorry.. forgot you are NATO oso. [:P]



NATO = No Action Talk Only

[/quote]

Say what you want.
but right now, I am preparing for a tournament.
Will talk to you about this when I get back.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: c mun on November 27, 2007, 09:18:19 pm

 



Getting the group enthusiasts to organise tournaments/competitions/events is a splendid idea.In fact I've a vision of an event to ignite curiosity from FHM (fun & happening moms) like myself to boardgaming thus influencing their hubbies and kids to play as well!Never underestimate the influential power of Supermoms.And why the perception of ASH gals who usually boardgame are those merely tagging along their men?It's time for us to brew the unexpected turnaround.Attract the ASH dainties who WILL get their ASH blokes to tag along![;)]

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: macedwin on November 28, 2007, 03:42:04 am
know any fhm's who would like to support the euro game retreat this weekend?



at the rate so-called gamers support local events - from tournaments to events - might as well not organize anything in future...
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: LoStBoYz on November 28, 2007, 05:19:56 am
Dude, don't be so sarcastic lah. When you organize events, we turn up in droves what? Did we ask anything in return? Did we ask for parking rebates?

As far as I'm concern, the retreat is for fellow hardcore boardgamers who has FREE time come together and play boardgames. This is NOT a newbie affair.

On a positive side, there are SO MANY organized meet-ups and impromptu meet-up nowdays, having and exclusive meet-up is not so attractive anymore, unless Genting is the secondary objective. I've been seeing so many new faces over the last 6 months at various venues, so I believe our "sacrifice" on the previous events are not in vain. WE DO HAVE NEWCOMERS.

Maybe, just maybe, you could organize special meet-up at these places for new product launching. That way you can introduce more people to these venues. Boardgaming at the moment is still spread by the word of mouth, so having launching at these venues is a much better idea than an exclusive retreat where people still have to fork out $$$.

I noticed you provide demo games to selected venues but very sporadic. So why not do a "bunch" launch and organize some tourney there? That way, you met your objectives, your dealers get to do business from it. If we're free during launch, we're more than happy help out. That way its a win-win situation: You get to reach out to more "new" customers and we get to play newly launch games and even buy some if we like them.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: ayheng on November 28, 2007, 06:43:34 am

*rant on*



I think the original idea and purpose of the retreat was to get gaming groups that were playing separate from each other to play together, to get to know each other, to widen our gaming circle, so to speak.



As Lostboyz pointed out, this retreat does not serve the purpose to pull in new gamers (who'd want to spend money to do something that they have no idea about?)



The idea of a retreat is more of a socialising aspect rather than competition for hardcore gamers. Sure there are prizes to tempt those who might be thinking of throwing games, but last year there were mums and kids playing at the same table.



And can we stop treating events like its an expenditure rather than a chance for get together? To meet like minded people? To forge more ties? It's a chance really for gamers to bring their families along, let them join in a friendly table and worse come to worse, there's always the swimming pool and other activities.



So this is a chance, an opportunity. This is not an event to pull in new gamers. it's a chance for you to bring a spouse or family to get to know the friendly boardgamers. It's an opportunity for the singles to get to know future acquiantances who like the same activities. (although like wolfx pointed out, such ASH persons seem to be missing from the retreat).



So the work has been done, the opportunity has been given. But seems like the malaysian game market have not generate the critical mass to make such an event popular.



*rant off*

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: Shinobi on November 28, 2007, 07:11:21 am

Unfortunately many gamers have lives outside the hobby (family, work *sigh*), but I know that overall, many gamers sarifice a LOT of time and money to participate and help out in events such as GAMECON, The Sci-Fi Convention at Cineleisure last year?, the recent AsiaGamesZone event, and also running demos and smaller tourneys at the shops and cafes.



Of course, more is better, but I see the local community here as being much more 'involved' that other places around the world.



Muchos Kudos to people like Edwin, Wolf, Jeff, Richard etc though, because much of the organising and initiation is done by them, but I reckon we also have a top-class community who are very willing and able to help out as much as they can.



Just my 2 cents. [:D]

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: macedwin on November 28, 2007, 08:05:54 am
errr, there are 2 aspects to "participation" here...



1. gamers voluntering their time&effort to promote games to others. since gamecon-1, this has been excellent! mana ada complaint on this?



2. gamers taking part in events like tournaments, etc. this is where my comments are directed... eg. free trip to germany also struggling to get minimum 8 pax per venue. gathering to meet other gamers where one can bring whole family along to do non-gaming stuff, struggling to get 16...



sigh, sigh, sigh...



2008...

1. only sending triona to usa for finals. subject to raising sponsorship. this way, no need to organize qualifiers... and beg people to play...



2. restricting carcassonne to junior competitor only from cempaka schools as they committed to have every class from every level (above 10years) from all their campuses (including international school) take part... so i don't have to beg "gamers" to play in qualifiers anymore ;-)



3. retreat (aka essen releases) have to re-think altogether... mayb have to reward those that do come with free games...:-)
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: dave on November 28, 2007, 08:44:42 am

[quote user="macedwin"]2. gamers taking part in events like tournaments, etc. this is where my comments are directed... eg. free trip to germany also struggling to get minimum 8 pax per venue. gathering to meet other gamers where one can bring whole family along to do non-gaming stuff, struggling to get 16... sigh, sigh, sigh... 2008... [/quote]



Hmm [hmmhmm], from my observation, the reason some of these tournaments have not been well attended is that the number of gamers is still pretty small and some of them have quite distinct tastes. Speaking for myself, I don't generally participate in tournaments for games I'm not really interested in. I believe looking at the well-attended Magic and Pokemon CCG tournaments, the target market for these tournaments should be teenagers or younger. Your move into schools is a good idea and would probably help in growing the market.



Also, as Shinobi said, most of the hardcore gamers are working adults and we have very limited free time even during weekends. Therefore, we would spend time doing the things we enjoy most, which for me might be a game of Twilight Struggle or ASL rather than Settlers of Catan.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: aanemesis on November 28, 2007, 08:50:42 am

Don't be too disappointed with the turnout for the retreat. It tends to draw the more "veteran" crowd as they're familiar with the hobby and recognize the benefit of meeting new players, or just plain socializing. As was correctly pointed out, the newbies would probably not want to commit a whole weekend for "playing boardgames? You mean like Monopoly?". [:^)]



I see the vets divided into the following groups. The younger crowd who wants to go tend to have cashflow problems. These guys and gals can start putting aside RM10-30 per month from now on for the next retreat. The not so young who wants to go but have work and/or family commitments. Not everyone has one child of boardgaming age you can rope into the retreat y'know. [;)]  And there are some whose family like to visit or invite for lunch/high tea on weekends. Especially when there's a newborn around.



To play a bunch of games not seen before, some of which are new releases, in a nice surrounding, is a good idea. For those who are going, you lucky people! I'm sure you'll enjoy yourselves tremendously. The rest of us can look forward to the next one.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: LoStBoYz on November 28, 2007, 10:04:22 am
[quote user="macedwin"]2. gamers taking part in events like tournaments, etc. this is where my comments are directed... eg. free trip to germany also struggling to get minimum 8 pax per venue. gathering to meet other gamers where one can bring whole family along to do non-gaming stuff, struggling to get 16[/quote]

Not everyone has a competitive spirit, they mainly play boardgame for fun, to release stress and most importantly to socialise and meet new people. I for one do not like tourney, just too much stress. I don't mind helping out or filling up an empty space, BUT I don't compete officially.

But then, if you put up a prize boardgame like Neorushima Hex, and say, use Caylus or Puerto Rico as the competition board, I'm sure you'll get lots of takers. You just have to see what people playing out there at which venue. Place like Mage and OTK might have very big difference in gaming taste.
Do a poll here and you might find a good game that can be use for tourney at these places.

Game like Catan or Carcarsonne is only being played for official tourney only. I've rarely seen it being played elsewhere, maybe Mages but definately not OTK.

Boardgames is like beer. Some like Kilkenny, some like Tetlys and the hardcores like Guinness!!! Cheers!!
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: wolfx on November 28, 2007, 11:29:05 am

[quote user="macedwin"] retreat (aka essen releases) have to re-think altogether... mayb have to reward those that do come with free games...:-)[/quote]



Why 2008? Start now la. All participants get a free Agricola/Cuba!



=D

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: LoStBoYz on November 28, 2007, 11:48:24 am
[quote user="wolfx"]

[quote user="macedwin"] retreat (aka essen releases) have to re-think altogether... mayb have to reward those that do come with free games...:-)[/quote]



Why 2008? Start now la. All participants get a free Agricola/Cuba!



=D

[/quote]

Like that I also wan to go!! RM188 and get free Caylus LE!!!
Can go there get the game then cabut ah?

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: ayheng on November 28, 2007, 04:07:32 pm
[quote user="LoStBoYz"]

Like that I also wan to go!! RM188 and get free Caylus LE!!!
Can go there get the game then cabut ah?

[/quote]

oooiii... FREE caylus? free CAYLUS? where? where? lostboyz, you know any jalan, share share lar [cheers]
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: c mun on November 29, 2007, 01:48:41 am
[

I see the vets divided into the following groups. The younger crowd who wants to go tend to have cashflow problems. These guys and gals can start putting aside RM10-30 per month from now on for the next retreat. The not so young who wants to go but have work and/or family commitments. Not everyone has one child of boardgaming age you can rope into the retreat y'know. [;)]  And there are some whose family like to visit or invite for lunch/high tea on weekends. Especially when there's a newborn around.



 



And while the moms or dads are gaming,an activity programme which includes gaming can keep the younger ones occupied.(age 6 and above)

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: macedwin on November 29, 2007, 03:45:57 am
have you seen our "maxi" (aka giant sized) chicken cha cha cha + villa paletti + bamboleo sets??? they'll make your kids eyeballs pop out for sure ;-)



btw, we actually have a mummy & daddy towing their 2 year old for this weekend's retreat :-) not sure what the little one is gonna play though?
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: jack208 on November 29, 2007, 06:47:06 am

[quote user="c mun"]Getting the group enthusiasts to organise tournaments/competitions/events is a splendid idea.In fact I've a vision of an event to ignite curiosity from FHM (fun & happening moms) like myself to boardgaming thus influencing their hubbies and kids to play as well!Never underestimate the influential power of Supermoms.And why the perception of ASH gals who usually boardgame are those merely tagging along their men?It's time for us to brew the unexpected turnaround.Attract the ASH dainties who WILL get their ASH blokes to tag along![;)][/quote]



c_mun, if you are looking to do something for FHM, have a word with waiyan. She may be interested to do something along this line especially if it involves young children. [:)]

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: nicklwc on November 29, 2007, 12:52:12 pm
Well, we are always keen to organise stuff, I mean we do have weekly tournaments for our card gamers and they are playing only for 1 booster pack along with whatever special promo cards the developers give us.

Of course, we also run a league system where the winner gets something extra at the end of the month. Nothing major but it just gives that extra sense of satisfaction winning at the end of the month.

My only problem is messy database where I have non idea how to spread the word, so yeah :P let me clean up that aspect and we shall have more events!

What I do know from our experience in organising events is that it matters to a small extent what you give out at the end of the day but the overall experience and it has to be fun environment, not too stressful, no overly competitive people etc
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: chrisyap on January 29, 2008, 03:16:35 pm

I'd take part if there was a Caylus competition ;D

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: macedwin on January 30, 2008, 06:42:07 pm
1st National Blokus Tournament coming up after CNY!



Check with Toybox.





Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on January 31, 2008, 05:18:21 pm
[quote user="chrisyap"]

I'd take part if there was a Caylus competition ;D

[/quote]

multiplayer Caylus competition?
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: jack208 on February 02, 2008, 08:56:39 pm

Hi, I've stepped down as Organizer from the KL Boardgames Meetup. [:P]



I've been rather busy lately (the dark side is strong) and I do not see that abating soon so the priorities will remain slightly different for me this year. Those who are looking to promote and market their boardgaming should take up the KL Boardgames subscription and continue organizing from there.



As for this forum, I'll review this shortly and if there's no substantial boardgaming content (as opposed to marketing talk and spam), I may switch this forum off and convert this site into my boardgaming blog. [:)]



I'll still be doing the Fri OTK Meetups - especially since OTK is now running 24 hours which makes it easier for us since we no longer need to switch to BGCv2 after 1am.



I've met and gamed with so many interesting gamers since starting the KL Boardgames Meetup and this Boardgamecafe.net site. I'll certainly continue to boardgame..... and is awaiting the arrival of my English Agricola with animeeples [yah].



If all goes well with my schedule, I should be at GenCon Oz this July, and is hoping to do the Chattoonoga 18xx next Jan/Feb. However for local 18xx enthusiasts, I'm also planning an 18xx event towards the later part of this year (why later? coz we need to get more gamers into 18xx la!)



Which reminds me that I should check on DeepThoughtGames for our 18xx order... hmmm....



p/s The Dark Side is so strong it has converted me into a Sith Lord, who now practices his dark force Mon-Fri [darklord]

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: aanemesis on February 03, 2008, 05:34:32 am

Think the main effect of this forum is to help achieve your Mission. Going nicely, I must say, now that there are more boardgaming enthusiasts out there. And more 18xx kaki's... [+:o)]



As for boardgaming content, don't be too disappointed if BGC does not rival boardgamegeek. Here it's not full of a$$h0L3-type geeks who gives you grief if you say you hate carcassone in a game review. We're more likely to see game reports, game calls, some light strategy/gameplay discussions, and your excellent FAQ's. These ARE interesting coz I'm part of this community physically. It's friendlier here, more laid back. I'm only a virtual member of bgg, and I only drop by occasionally. But I come here almost EVERYDAY. btw, pm sent.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: ayheng on February 03, 2008, 06:39:47 pm
Hey! I post substantial boardgaming stuff here! Keep this site open!
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: macedwin on February 07, 2008, 05:30:24 am

According to the Forum description: ***. If this site is not willing to permit gamers to be informed of such an exclusive factory tour, then perhaps the site should be shut down.



Admin: *** = spam. The spam text contains the following setnence - "You may now spend your Kong Hee Fatt Choy locking up every post on the site!!! "

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: aanemesis on February 07, 2008, 07:00:07 am

WHAT THE HELL!?!!



I really DON'T need this crap happening here in this boardgaming forum. Kindly refer to:



Posting Guidelines for the Boardgamecafe.net Community
http://boardgamecafe.net/community/forums/thread/3112.aspx



I take it there is a communication disconnect somewhere? Let's get this sorted before it spirals out of control!

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: jack208 on February 07, 2008, 09:37:11 am

[quote user="aanemesis"]I really DON'T need this crap happening here in this boardgaming forum. [/quote]



Dun worry, the chaos is contained. By spamming in every active threads, it has only served to validate my point that allowing commercialism into this forums does not serve the interest of the gamers here - who are basically wanting an online place to chill out before meeting their buddies for a game or two.



Those who are looking to buy boardgames I'm sure will eventually find where the retailers are etc. For your info, the Star publishes a weekly article on Top 5 games which list a number of shops where you can get your games... and for your info, Boardgamecafe.net - even though we are selling games from the same distributor - HARDLY GETS MENTION in the Star. Yet same distributor has been spamming here regularly. Go figure that out.



BGC is interested to organize events that are meant for gamers to get together and have fun. Watch this space, there'll be 18xx, Caylus, P.Rico events coming.. but be assured I am not organizing those events wanting to sell more stuff to you! [:P]

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: jack208 on February 07, 2008, 09:44:09 am

Since we are on the topic of event and since today is Kong Hee Fatt Choy, let me just get this ball rolling. BGC will organize a Caylus Competition, open to all local players (and overseas players who are willing to fly in to KL hehe).



I'll need organizers/helpers - well, one or two will do - but I'm considering whether those organizers can take part in the event or not before I ask for volunteers.



Format should be 4p and the final four would get to play on the Premium Edition in the Final Round. [:)] Let's start the discussion..... knock-off? round-robin? group-format?



p/s wolfx, time to practice lor....

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on February 07, 2008, 07:39:13 pm
I can help out (assuming I am around).

For tournament format, might want to consider adopting the SoC world championship format. Multiple prelims (with rankings assigned to each players for finishing positions) and taking the top players (1/4 or less of the playing populations, tiebreaks will be differentiate on total combined score, so players will aim to score as many points as possible in each game.). Draw between each round will be power matching (repeat/ no repeat will be up to you)

Finals will be knockout format like the SoC championship, preferably top 2 advancing (but then again, we will have alliances cropping up) so any better ideas?

so between 32-60 players, we will have 8 finalists, competing to get into the grand finals. (finalist will not be randomly drawn to face it other but seeded like tennis masters: S-final 1 - 1, 4, 5, 8; S - final 2: 2, 3, 6, 7)
for 64 and above, it would be 16 Q-finalists and so forth.

will need to work out if it is feasible to keep track of starting order and assigning them instead of randomization (or perhaps players could bid for starting order in the 1st round)
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: friedricetheman on February 08, 2008, 05:28:05 pm

Joust! Joust! Joust! hehe..



LET THE JOUSTING BEGIN!!!



Imagine what would happen if :



Aanemesis, Champion Eternal, friedricetheman and Rhyen were all drafted in the same table...



Rhyen will screw Aanemesis. Friedricetheman and Aanemesis would 'gangbang' Rhyen (better to give than to receive) and Champion Eternal would be playing with himself at the castle. hehe...

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: friedricetheman on February 08, 2008, 05:32:20 pm
[quote user="macedwin"]

According to the Forum description: ***. If this site is not willing to permit gamers to be informed of such an exclusive factory tour, then perhaps the site should be shut down.



Admin: *** = spam. The spam text contains the following setnence - "You may now spend your Kong Hee Fatt Choy locking up every post on the site!!! "



[/quote]



hehe.. Can't even spell sentence right... hehe...



 

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: jack208 on February 08, 2008, 06:09:01 pm
[quote user="friedricetheman"]Rhyen will screw Aanemesis. Friedricetheman and Aanemesis would 'gangbang' Rhyen (better to give than to receive) and Champion Eternal would be playing with himself at the castle. hehe...[/quote]

Hmm.. now I'm re-considering whether to open my Caylus Premium for the Finals considering things can get ahem "sticky"...... [:P]

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: friedricetheman on February 09, 2008, 04:57:00 am
Haiya. what's so messy about 4 guys playing together...
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: c mun on February 09, 2008, 08:54:38 pm
[quote user="jack208"]

Since we are on the topic of event and since today is Kong Hee Fatt Choy, let me just get this ball rolling. BGC will organize a Caylus Competition, open to all local players (and overseas players who are willing to fly in to KL hehe).



[/quote]



When's the competition?



 

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: wolfx on February 10, 2008, 07:34:52 am
Wah tourney ar....with star players like championeternal and aanemesis....dun want join la. Kena pwned badly until backside pain.
Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: friedricetheman on February 10, 2008, 08:10:25 am

[quote user="wolfx"]Wah tourney ar....with star players like championeternal and aanemesis....dun want join la. Kena pwned badly until backside pain.[/quote]



Real insulting... Are you trying to say that jack208 and me are not star players ah? We'll pawn your @$$ any day... Joust!

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: aanemesis on February 10, 2008, 09:51:18 am

[quote user="wolfx"]Wah tourney ar....with star players like championeternal and aanemesis....dun want join la. Kena pwned badly until backside pain.[/quote]



As I remember it, the last time I played Caylus and you were there, you won.

Title: Re: What organize leagues/tournaments do you want to see?
Post by: rhyen on February 10, 2008, 06:23:27 pm
[quote user="aanemesis"]

[quote user="wolfx"]Wah tourney ar....with star players like championeternal and aanemesis....dun want join la. Kena pwned badly until backside pain.[/quote]



As I remember it, the last time I played Caylus and you were there, you won.

[/quote]

yeah, we are not advocating 1-on-1 Caylus (if we were, Chris Yap would be the lock-in favourite. Sorry, Chris! got to deal with 3 people trying to beat you at the same time)
more player, more random chaos, more unpredictability.

But we would expect certain people to qualify, aanemesis, chrisyap, jack208, wolfx, etc. so start playing, people!

PS: Marcus, I won't be drawn on the same table one since I am doing the pairing! :P (maybe I should put you in my place for the opening round)