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  ALL Elo Duel Cup

Posted by intro on Mon, 6th October 2014 @ 4:42pm
28 Comments

Scheduled: 7:30pm AEST, Friday, 10th October

Winner: Wowza (Steej)


Runner-up: Cognition


http://alleloduelcups.challonge.com/10October14

Last Friday we saw an impressive performance by Instinctt to take out the <1650 Elo Cup, defeating Intro in the final 2-0 and not dropping a map throughout the entire comp. This Friday we will have the ALL Elo Cup. Check out the useful information below to either signup to the cup or watch the action live!

Cup Information

Spoiler: SHOW


Rules: *NEW

Spoiler: SHOW


Signup

Spoiler: SHOW



Admins: phy1um, intro
Stream: 4sgtv
Links:

  1650 ELO Duel FRIDAY 3/10

Posted by phy1um on Tue, 30th September 2014 @ 6:20pm
87 Comments

Winner: Instinctt


Runner-up: Intro



<1650 ELO Duel comp this Friday at 7:30pm AEST (3rd of October)
Signup by posting in this thread before 7:20pm. Check-in via IRC or in QL between 7:20pm and 7:30pm


Competition will be double-elim (means you need to lose two matches to be eliminated. May change to Single Elim if too many sign-ups). Add your opponents on QL friends. Ask admins to spawn you servers if you need. Report scores in this thread.

Please look at the brackets for how many games in your set. The BEST OF # will be above in the round title. Please ask if you're unsure how many games to play!

Stream: 4sgtv
Brackets: http://1650eloduelcups.challonge.com/3October14
IRC: http://webchat.quakenet.org/?channels=AusELODuelWeekly <<< Please Click!


Maplist: Blood Run, Aerowalk, Furious Heights, Toxicity, Lost World, Sinister, Cure
The format will be on the brackets (including the pick ban format and whether games are bo1, bo3, bo5)


Signup Requirements:
- 1650 ELO and below only
- Must have played 18 full length duels to participate
- No tanking ELO to participate (higher tier players please don't undermine this)
* Your ELO can be found at http://www.qlranks.com

Rules and Administration: (NEW!)
- Check-ins will be handled via Quake Live messages, or in IRC (please add one or more of the admins on QL)
- If you cannot be contacted for 5 minutes you will be forfeited.
- If you will be away for more than 5 minutes, post in the thread to let us know. We might be able to keep you in the comp.
- If you are not contacted by an admin during sign-ups or check-in, post in the thread to let us know.

If there are any questions about these, or anything you feel could be clearer, please let us know!

Communication is really important between players and admins in these competitions. If you are ready for a game and you can't contact your opponent, let us know quickly so that we can keep everything moving smoothly. If you think an admin has missed your message, posting in the thread is a safe way to make sure that we hear you. If you don't contact us, we assume the best!

Anyone who wants to help with streaming, casting or running things please comment in this thread or send me a PM. We really need help keeping track of results, handling disputes, and getting games lined up to be played on stream.

Admins: phy1um, Intro

Reigning 1650 ELO Champion: Blakius



All previous cup winners:

Spoiler: SHOW



Current Signups: lion, pistolp4(?), p0pe (as Micalexan), JToombsy(?), perc3nti, Casper_nation, Judge_au, Reignor, Merchant, thekfiish, xminimex, dosadi(?????)

Bind: Please spam this in pub games!
bind <KEY>"say ^5<1650 ELO DUEL ^7competition ^1Friday 3rd ^7@ 7:30pm AEST - go to ^44seasonsgaming.com^7 for details!"

  creshodc - 2v2 CA - new to steam release comp

Posted by clc on Sun, 28th September 2014 @ 11:20am
14 Comments

Hi guys, with the release of ql on steam i say its time to run a newbie cup

can everyone please help promote this comp, spam friends and CA servers - the ql reddit - steam page etc - looking for people under 1250 elo for this comp. ( check elo here : http://www.qlranks.com/ca/ ) - lets try and make this a big one!

thanks everyone :)

Info
date - Saturday 18th October 2014
time - 1pm Syd
checkin - 12pm - 12:45 syd
format - b03 - cointoss - winner picks first map - loser picks second - 3rd map decider
team size - 2
time limit - default
time limit - default
server settings - default
stream : 4sgtv

maps
map 1 : canned heat
map 2 : evolution
map 3 : thunderstruck

signup

Single
create an account here and reply
ql account :
steam account :
elo :

Team
create an account here and reply - only 1 person from the team has to reply
team name :
player 1 ql account :
player 1 steam account :
player 2 elo :
player 2 ql account :
player 2 steam account :
player 2 elo :

signed up
human : important + MIB088
The Fgts : TacoDown + FaithDragon
Arokasi + Prototype

  New Duelers Thread

Posted by intro on Sat, 27th September 2014 @ 11:11am
29 Comments

1.

Use this thread to find other new duelers who have low ELO and are looking to duels. There are many of these duelers out there, they just seem to have a hard time connecting with higher ELO players dominating the servers.

2.

Post the below information into the thread:

QuakeLive name:
City/State:
ELO:


3.

Add each other to QuakeLive friends and ask each other for duels regularly.

4.

Feel free to add myself (intro) and haymo to friends and we can spawn private servers for your duels.

5.

We have also been running low ELO cups for new duelers, so you guys get a chance at some decent competition. So keep an eye out for them on this site :)


* Find your duel ELO by searching your profile here: http://www.qlranks.com/

  Beginner Duel Friday 26/9

Posted by phy1um on Mon, 22nd September 2014 @ 11:33am
34 Comments

Supreme Champion: Bwaisey



<1250ELO Duel comp this Friday at 7:30pm AEST (26th of September)

Signup by posting in this thread before 7:20. Check-in via IRC or in QL between 7:20 and 7:30




Competition will be double-elim (means you need to lose two matches to be eliminated. May change to Single Elim if too many sign-ups). Add your opponents on QL friends. Ask admins to spawn you servers if you need. Report scores in this thread.

Please look at the brackets for how many games in your set. The BEST OF # will be above in the round title. Please ask if you're unsure how many games to play!


Stream: 4sgtv


Brackets: http://1250eloduelcups.challonge.com/26Sept14
IRC: http://webchat.quakenet.org/?channels=AusDuelWeekly <<< Please Join This Chat!!!!!



[size=125:374jy68g]Maplist: Blood Run, Aerowalk, Furious Heights, Toxicity, Lost World, Sinister, Cure
The format will be on the brackets (including the pick ban format and whether games are bo1, bo3, bo5)


Signup Requirements:
- 1250ELO and below only
- Must have played 18 full length duels to participate
- No tanking ELO to participate (higher tier players please don't undermine this)
* Your ELO can be found at http://www.qlranks.com

Rules and Administration: (NEW!)
- Players will be added on Quake Live by one of the admins during the signup period.
- Check-ins will be handled via Quake Live messages, or in IRC
- If you cannot be contacted for 5 minutes you will be forefitted.
- If you will be away for more than 5 minutes, post in the thread to let us know. We might be able to keep you in the comp.
- If you are not contacted by an admin during sign-ups or check-in, post in the thread to let us know.

If there are any questions about these, or anything you feel could be clearer, please let us know!

Communication is really important between players and admins in these competitions. If you are ready for a game and you can't contact your opponent, let us know quickly so that we can keep everything moving smoothly. If you think an admin has missed your message, posting in the thread is a safe way to make sure that we hear you. If you don't contact us, we assume the best!

Anyone who wants to help with streaming, casting or running things please comment in this thread or send me a PM. We really need help keeping track of results, handling disputes, and getting games lined up to be played on stream.

Admins: phy1um, Intro

Reigning 1250 ELO Champion: payatot



All previous cup winners:

Spoiler: SHOW



Current Signups: Morph2, Important, f0ster, dsco, Shivy_, Bwaisey_NZ, staheli

  3V3 CA COMP (OPEN TO ANY TEAMS)

Posted by Casper_Nation on Sun, 21st September 2014 @ 3:19pm
25 Comments

BRACKETS



Competition will be double elim.

3v3 CA comp open to any teams that are interested in playing.
Will start at 5pm SYD time (7pm NZ) -
If you are interested in playing, sign up!
Competition will be a bo3 double elim
Maplist: Campgrounds/Hidden Fortress/Asylum/Trinity/Almost Lost
(Pick, Pick, Ban, Ban)
Round Limit: 7
Normal Ruleset

Team Captain:
Team Name:
Players in team:


If you want to play but don't have a team. Still just chuck your name in the thread and we'll find a team for you! :-)

Rules and Administration: (NEW!) (Sorry phy1um :p copy+paste)
- Players will be added on Quake Live by one of the admins during the signup period.
- Check-in to an admin on Quake Live
- If you cannot be contacted for 5 minutes (generally counted from an admin message) you will be forfeited.
- If you will be away for more than 5 minutes, post in the thread to let us know. We might be able to keep you in the comp.
- If you are not contacted by an admin during sign-ups or check-in, post in the thread to let us know.
Admins: Casp_ Phy1um

Current Signups:
Ooooh:
Agaures/Voldak/Roffo

Laughing Out Loud:
Sanctuary/Mango/Mystic

Rory:
Rory/Kaetor/Chocolate

Fear:
Eck0_/Dreadstain/Kvlto(??)

fkCA:
Percenti/Instinctt/Blayze - Hotrok (SUB)

Ze:
Grrrrdian, Intro, Sparksssss

  OPEN ELO DUEL FRIDAY 19/9

Posted by phy1um on Sat, 13th September 2014 @ 2:42pm
17 Comments


WEEKLY COMPETITIONS ARE BACK!
NEW RULES PLEASE READ THIS THREAD CAREFULLY


OPEN ELO Duel comp this Friday 19/9 at 7:30pm AEST

Grats Josh!




Competition will be double-elim (means you need to lose two matches to be eliminated. May change to Single Elim if too many sign-ups). Add your opponents on QL friends. Ask admins to spawn you servers if you need. Report scores in this thread.

Please look at the brackets for how many games in your set. The BEST OF # will be above in the round title. Please ask if you're unsure how many games to play!


Stream: 4sgtv


Brackets: (Watch this space after the signups close)




[size=125:1kvpqjh4]Maplist: Blood Run, Aerowalk, Furious Heights, Toxicity, Lost World, Sinister, Cure
The format will be on the brackets (including the pick ban format and whether games are bo1, bo3, bo5)


Signup Requirements:
- All skill levels welcome!
- Must have played 18 full length duels to participate (no aliasing, unless you make it clear who you are when signing up)

Rules and Administration: (NEW!)
- Players will be added on Quake Live by one of the admins during the signup period.
- Check-in to an admin on Quake Live
- If you cannot be contacted for 5 minutes (generally counted from an admin message) you will be forfeited.
- If you will be away for more than 5 minutes, post in the thread to let us know. We might be able to keep you in the comp.
- If you are not contacted by an admin during sign-ups or check-in, post in the thread to let us know.

If there are any questions about these, or anything you feel could be clearer, please let us know!

Communication is really important between players and admins in these competitions. If you are ready for a game and you can't contact your opponent, let us know quickly so that we can keep everything moving smoothly. If you think an admin has missed your message, posting in the thread is a safe way to make sure that we hear you. If you don't contact us, we assume the best!

Anyone who wants to help with streaming, casting or running things please comment in this thread or send me (phy1um) a PM. We really need help keeping track of results, handling disputes, and getting games lined up to be played on stream.

Admins: phy1um, Casper_nation, (help needed)

Reigning Open ELO Champion: Python



All previous cup winners:

Spoiler: SHOW



Current Signups: p0pe, Important, perc3nti, Diabz (alias pending), fademuffin, fridge, judge_au, niceguyatheart

  CTF Draft Comp TODAY - Checkin thread

Posted by mick05 on Sun, 14th September 2014 @ 10:14am
34 Comments

GGWP to Mango Team - Dosadi, instinctt, _sanctuary, intro. Thanks for everybody who joined in



Brakets - http://challonge.com/1DayCTF1409
Teamspeak server teamspeak.ausgamers.com:29000
Grrrdian Team - DisruptioN, Perc3nti, Dice, own4d
Mickzerofive Team - baest0r, Casp_, oldwick, John0
Mango Team - Dosadi, instinct, _sanctuary, intro
Clc Team - DiscoG, Wynne, BwaiseY_nz, Neotrope

Tournament Day: Sunday 14/09/2014
Tournament Starts: 12:30pm-1pm
Expected runtime: 3-5 hours
Ruleset: Classic
Map pool: Spider crossing, Future crossing, Camper crossing, Japanese castles, Iron works, Siberia, New Cerberon
Map Picking: By Captains, Cointoss, drop, drop, pick, pick, drop, drop, remainder
Format: Double Elim - BO3

  Quake Live Update - September 11, 2014

Posted by NinjaMango on Fri, 12th September 2014 @ 10:37am
10 Comments

Quote:

Today's update brings us a new announcer voice, several new in-game reward medals, new Play Now playlists including public standard servers for all game types, and a round of polish to address outstanding issues.

New Announcer Voice, along with New In-Game Reward Medals!

Combokill, damage with one weapon, and follow up with a rail kill.
Rampage, gib three opponents, each within 3s of eachother.
MidAir, kill an airborne enemy with a projectile.
Revenge, kill a player who has killed you 3 or more times since you last killed them.
First Frag, awarded to the player who earns the first frag of the match in FFA or Duel.


New Playlists

Players may now select Playlists from the Play Now menu that host multiple game modes. When playing on these servers, during the end-game map vote players will be able to vote to transition to a new game mode. All playlists are available for all players to join. Current playlist include:

Team Combat: Team Deathmatch, Domination, and Freeze Tag.
Clan Arena
Free For All
Capture the Flag
Variety Pack: Attack & Defend, Harvester, Instagib FFA, One Flag CTF, Red Rover, and Quad Hog FFA.
Duel


Code Updates:

Restored lightning gun knockback (while maintaining it's recent damage reduction).
No longer dropping Machinegun in Classic.
Damage Indicators now show the total shotgun damage dealt.
Added spectator support for Damage Indicators.
Enemy skulls now drop from fallen carriers in Harvester.
Obituary messages now queue, so that we don't lose death messages.
Obituary icons now fade out after displaying.
Item pickup icons now fade out after displaying.
All reward medal icons now fade out after being displayed.
Added Infected VO when you're turned!
Added Go! VO on Race countdown
Added Bite! VO on Infected countdown
Simplified flag VO (your/enemy instead of red/blue, and reduced amount of VO in places).
Reward VO randomizes between 3 variants for Impressive, Excellent, Humiliation, ComboKill, Rampage, MidAir, Revenge.
Fixed a bug with Holy Sh*t, it would trigger when dying near your empty flag stand.
Fixed Weapon Toggle when switch to empty is disabled.
The "Vote Yes / Vote No" callvote popup menu no longer appears during Intermission votes.
Fixed the Invert Mouse option in the controls menu.
Fixed not being able to pickup items after a score in Freeze Tag configured with no round delay.
Tweaked distance fading behavior for item timers and powerup indicators.
Added Pause support for world item timers and powerup indicators.
Added cg_itemTimers to disable timer pies.
Added cg_flagPOIs to disable flag POIs.
Improved weapon auto switch behavior with empty primary/secondary weapons.
Fixed stetched caster/compHUD respawn timers
Allow weapon drops in A&D w/ loadouts.
Removed g_weaponRespawn from rulesets so that the option would work in Create Match.
Restored the zombie speed 1.15x
Fixed quadHog POI shader.
Added Your Team Scores / Enemy Scores in place of Red/Blue unless you're spec.
Removed red/blue scores and rank change (lead taken / lead loss) from Attack & Defend, because these events only occur at the time of other VO playing (flag taken, round over, etc).
Updated preview shots on the callvote menu to match the new levelshots.
Default to the smaller text for low ammo warning.


Map Updates:

Almost Lost - QA fixes.
Asylum - QA fixes.
Battleforged - Fixed floating ammo pack near pg/ra
Brimstone Abbey - Fixed floating ammo.
Campgrounds - Fixed DOM initial spawn locations
Demon Keep - Fixed levelshot.
Dredwerkz - Fixed floating ammo pack near LG
Eye to Eye - Disabled loadouts, let the map give the weapons.
Japanese Castles
- Converted non-ctf chaingun to hmg
- Fixed art alignment
- Removed info_rune_start points.
Grim Dungeons
- Fixed floating ammo box
- Fixed ceiling texture misalignments
Hearth
- Fixed floating ammo packs
- Added a drop down at GL
- Changed the 50hp at GL to a MH, and placed it at the bottom of the drop down.
- Added shards in drop down hallway.
- Removed MG
- Moved HMG to center of the map, moved PG to a side wing.
- Disabled LG and RG from loadouts.
Hell's Gate - QA fixes
Retribution - Fixed floating ammo.
Siberia
- Fixed missing medkits
- A few fixes, model origins were in solids. Converted the geo in question to detail brushes.
- Fixed a shader issue found on Siberia, no lightmap stage.
Space CTF - lg loadout disabled
Stonekeep
- Clipped the barred gate door.
- Integrated DOM ents
- Fixed a gap at the new mid stone model
Tornado
- Added levelshot
- Fixed cellids
Vortex Portal - Fixed spawn orientation

  Winners - August POTM 2014

Posted by NinjaMango on Sat, 6th September 2014 @ 3:31pm
31 Comments



1st zlr - 6 votes


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=3m52s

1st cthulhu - 6 votes


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=3m34s

1st python - 6 votes


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=1m44s

kaetor - 4
intro - 4
reduxable - 3
wch - 3
404 - 3
sanctuary - 3
disco - 2
ljgda - 2
camma - 2
blakius - 1
kvlto - 1
grrrdian - 1
hardy616 - 0
phy1um - 0
rep - 0

I have decided that this will be my last POTM compilation.



An extraordinary amount of hard work goes into creating and compiling these videos every month, but unfortunately, with real life commitments, the amount of free time that is necessary to keep up with the demand is just not enough. It's been a lot of fun running the POTMs for the last 7 months, and I want to thank everyone who has supported me through it. It's always nice to have an outlet to express your creativity and passion in things that you love to do. I didn't think I would be as sad as I am to let it go when I started writing this paragraph, but I will miss it.

A big thanks to everyone who submitted demos over the course of the comp. Some were awesome. Some were a bit shit. But all of them were appreciated. <3

Compilation Video


Voting Guidelines
You may vote for as many entries as you like.
Each vote is worth 1 point.
The entry with the most points wins.

This Month's Entries
disco - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=0m6s
grrrdian - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=0m16s
kaetor - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=0m30s
intro - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=0m41s
ljgda - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=1m2s
camma - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=1m10s
hardy616 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=1m22s
phy1um - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=1m35s
python - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=1m44s
kvlto - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=2m24s
reduxable - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=2m36s
blakius - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=2m56s
wch - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=3m12s
cthulhu - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=3m34s
zlr - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=3m52s
404 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=4m08s
rep - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=4m19s
sanctuary - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqI6lVBj_GY&t=4m29s