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64 Man Draft Tournament Idea


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sakst82



Joined: 17 Jul 2009
Posts: 11

PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2011 3:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

hmm we may need you to possibly host cog cus we are gonna need at least 8 hosts. Looks like Pod 1 is going to fire next week as there is not enough interest and tomorrow is too soon. I'm gonna wait til I get my work schedule then I'll put see what time will work best. But tenatively next Weekend some time. Friday eve/Sat/Sun. If you are available and would like to play please let me know what times work best for you
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descent87



Joined: 03 Apr 2011
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PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2011 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm totally in if this goes down. If pod 1 is still open i will draft it.
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sakst82



Joined: 17 Jul 2009
Posts: 11

PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2011 8:09 pm    Post subject: Signups Reply with quote

Ok I'm going to make a list of people who are interested. Perhaps if people could list their time zone when they post that they are interested it would be helpful.

I guess we'll just fill up the first 8-man pod and figure out the scheduling after it's full.

PARTICIPANTS:

1.[R]Nchamay
2.Frostfire
3.xJudicatorx
4.Sakst82 (can host) - Late evening EST
5.Dikcoop (can host) - Late evening EST
6.Cogdill (can host) - Late evening EST
7.Canabiest
8.Descent87
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16


Not saying that the first 8 will be the first pod because we are going to need to make sure we can find 8 hosts.

Thanks everyone for the interest and support.

Thanks CMA-Flippi for taking a notice and giving your advice. I totally agree with your advice. The only issue I see with running 10 qualifying pods is that.. someone will win one of those and still possibly not make the final?


I also mentioned the idea to @weedmonkey who didn't seem adverse to the idea.

Halldir I really liked your idea as well, I think something of that sorts would take even MORE time and preparation and red magic-league tape to get around, but super fun. I think if we can pull off something like this 64-man event, then some sort of league or even bigger event with round-robin play and playoffs would be really exciting as well!


I know this is probably the touchy part of discussing this on the forums but i'm sure we should have some sort of guidelines at least... if not rules lol.

I assume we are all going to do NPH/MBS/SOM for all of the drafts

I think one of the potential problems is the 8 winners cannot meet up at the same time or someone goes missing. One suggest solution I have is that, after all 8 pods are done but before the final pod, we have a 9th pod with the runners-up from the 8 pods. then the winner(s) of that fill the empty seats.

Does anyone else see any potential problems that we could brainstorm ideas for?
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dikcoop



Joined: 01 Mar 2006
Posts: 58

PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 5:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is off of the front page. I am going to start advertising it in drafts.
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cogdill



Joined: 24 Jan 2010
Posts: 40

PostPosted: Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

no point in even doing this anymore.... soo yeh fun times.. so much for trying to expand the m-l community. Confused
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Farseer
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Joined: 03 Oct 2004
Posts: 335

PostPosted: Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

64 seems too ambitious for a first go...

Trying 24 and letting the top 2 from each of 3 pods go through to a final 6-man draft would be a more realistic start.
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