Intruder Tournament Super Final - the Rematch

Don't miss the Intruder Tournament final match today at 5EST, 10GMT! http://twitch.tv/IntruderTournaments

This weekend will see the finale of Infiltration Inc., Intruder's 3v3 community tournament. It's been a long road in this double elimination tourny, with the first matches having been played at the end of September. Thirteen teams signed up, and the two that stand at the end of the bracket are Team Raven Shield and Men with Excellent Hats. Let's take a closer look at the teams themselves and how they've progressed.

In the case of Team Raven Shield, they've had numerous close matches, many of which were saved with come from behind victories. With that challenge they've become attuned to those pressure situations. I briefly spoke with LavaTramp, one of the team's members who stated, “It's been a nice opportunity to play some serious, competitive matches, you really get to develop team specific tactics.” When asked about Men With Excellent Hats and their use of code words throughout the tournament he said, “The 3d voice chat really gives people the opportunity to mess with each other.” I spoke with fellow teammate R3vo who had this to add, “I found out if I take the match too seriously I over think it and end up playing terribly. (It's) better just to take each match as a normal round.”

As for Men with Excellent Hats, it's been a different story. They are undefeated in the tournament, which includes putting Team Raven Shield in the loser bracket, so they are the favorites going into the final. The key to their success thus far has been the development of new code words during the match, to throw off other teams if they watch their matches as well as the enemy team they're playing against. They're said to be taking the competition seriously and that's clearly worked for them so far.

My favorite aspect of this tournament is how it has garnered community interaction, not just between Superboss and the players, but between the players themselves. Teams scheduled their own matches with each other, and have helped make this tournament what it is. Thanks to all the players who participated, we hope you had a blast!

For those who haven't been keeping up with the tournament, there are ample resources to get caught up. You can visit the YouTube channel* which has all of the matches recorded and uploaded with commentary. The final itself will take place Saturday, December 6th and will be streamed on the Twitch page here*. Here's to a great finale of a successful tournament!

http://twitch.tv/IntruderTournaments

(This was a guest post by AcridMeat!)

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Intruder Tournament Highlights for Round 1

 

Here we have our first highlights clip from the Intruder Tournament that has been running. Be sure to get on the twitch tv channel as the finals are coming up! Here's some links about the goings on.

Google Forum Event Calendar

Also a google events calendar has been added to the top of the forum so that you can see events more easily. Be sure to check it out and if you want to add events to it like clan matches or special posts, be sure to let us know and we can make the events for you or grant you access. Since it is a google calendar you can also attach the events to your own calendar for reminders.

The latest patch also has some cool new stuff so definitely check out the changelog on that >:D

As usual we will be chilling in the IRC, got some other good stuff coming up that hopefully we can show you soon.

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Tournament Enters the Semi-Finals

You can check out the bracket as it updates right here: http://binarybeast.com/x1409165

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We are entering the semi-finals of the winners bracket. This is a double-elimination tournament, so the winner of the loser's bracket will still have a chance for the gold! The calendar in the upper right hand corner of SuperbossGames.com will be updated as new match times are set in stone. Here's where you will want to go if you want to watch the matches:

Where to watch

Other Links

So far so awesome. Who are you rooting for in the tournament?

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Superboss Calendar and Intruder Events!

Intruder Calendar

So we have a sweet new calendar set up on the Superboss Games homepage at Superbossgames.com/calendar! This will allow you to track upcoming events like the Intruder Tournament organized by Iceman!

We've already started listing matches and if you register on one of the events pages we can send you out a little email just before the match begins to make sure you don't miss the live stream! We've also got some nice count down timers on the event pages for when they start.

Looks like this:


Here are some more links related to the tournament. Make sure to follow/subscribe to the Intruder Tournaments channel on Twitch.tv to catch the live streams as they are on!

More Links

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Gif of the Week

Awww yeah, Gif of the Week is back! Intruder player Implix is setting this up again with some nice tutorials on making your own gifs from gameplay footage. Check out this thread here: https://superbossgames.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1906

Here is the first winner and a wonderful example of *cough* some great stealth action. Submitted by user 1110/Rollig!

 

 

Remember to submit you favorite gif for next week! As always you can pick up Intruder at http://IntruderFPS.com

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