Tournament 41: Shade's Arena pre-Saturday details (in Contests)

AdminShade September 15 2009 10:56 AM EDT

Tournament 43: morituri te salutant.

Those who are about to die, salute you!

Now is the time to spill blood, real blood! Say farewell to your wife and children, say goodbye to freedom and poverty. Welcome thy neighbours in the Arena and spill their guts.

In the arena you will be stripped of all of your private property and given a weapon to start your combat with. The weapon you will be given is the most abundant weapon ever produced: A Whip! You will be treated as a slave and you will become one!

With just your one minion and your Whip you will face your opponents, both foe... and friend! Battle among your fellow Tournament Entrants to gain favours from the Emperor and the people.

Your goal: become the Rudiarius, the free gladiator.

To advance through the ranks to become Maximus Carnagius Blenderius, this is the Rudiarius or the free gladiator, you will have to be involved in many different training programs as well as asking favours of The Emperor and The Gods themselves to increase your experience in combat.

The system of unlocking tiers involves you paying the first fee listed. This is a per player fee, so while player 1 would unlock a better Melee weapon, player 2 can unlock a better Ranged Weapon and player 10 could unlock another Minion. After unlocking a certain tier 1, you can then unlock a tier 2. To keep things interresting, I am not showing the higher tiers until the previous tier has been unlocked, so you'll never know what will be the last tier in the beginning, and will not know if it is really worth your while.

These monetary ways of becoming more powerful, are not the only ways however. By showing you are worthy, the people, The Emperor or The Gods might deem you worthy of unlocking a tier of their picking for free. How to show you are worthy, is mainly up to you, but if a hint has to be given, thinking like a Gladiator and fighting worthy foes would certainly be one way.

And then your most valued prize.

The prize for the winner will be all the items equipped on the character Carnagius Blenderius. At this moment the item list is not yet complete, but Tourney Prizes is aquiring the last few items of the set for the true victor of the title.

Paegniarius, the Whip fighter.

You start out as a measly Paegniarius, a Whip Fighter. The Whip is the easiest weapon to master as all it takes is lashing out at your opponent from a distance or wrapping it around the neck of your unsuspected assailer. This also will be the only weapon you will be allowed to use as they could inflict more damage to yourself than to others when used wrongly.

Kefeck [Demonic Serenity] September 15 2009 10:59 AM EDT

yay!! :D

The Pope [Serenity In Chaos] September 15 2009 11:26 AM EDT

i like the way it sounds

Demigod September 15 2009 12:44 PM EDT

Ooh, now that my NUB is done, I can join.

AdminNemesia [Demonic Serenity] September 15 2009 12:54 PM EDT

This is T43 right?

Admin{CB1}Slayer333 [SHIELD] September 15 2009 1:10 PM EDT

T41 I believe.

Kefeck [Demonic Serenity] September 15 2009 1:11 PM EDT

yes t41.. Although i think the charactor standing page is confuzed.

AdminNemesia [Demonic Serenity] September 15 2009 1:12 PM EDT

Hehe, so it is. It is just that the little section for top scores in the tourney on the home page says T43 so I got confused.

Admin{CB1}Slayer333 [SHIELD] September 15 2009 1:16 PM EDT

Weird. I'll look into it.

KrossOut September 15 2009 1:24 PM EDT

Count me in =)

and yeah the T43 thing on the home page has been there for a long time

AdminShade September 15 2009 1:29 PM EDT

Must have been me playing around and testing Tournament options, let's wait and see if NS can fix something, otherwise we'll be in T43.

Kefeck [Demonic Serenity] September 15 2009 1:30 PM EDT


AdminShade September 15 2009 1:34 PM EDT

First little puny detail: You will start with just a whip and your underwear and pants on! :)

QBRanger September 15 2009 1:35 PM EDT


We get Pants in this tourney. New item class coming up!!


/me waits for the new changelog!!!

idiotz September 15 2009 8:18 PM EDT

I will try my best to get on enough for this.

AdminShade September 16 2009 1:33 AM EDT

Second little detail: no DD spells will be allowed, neither will tattoos.

In other words, this is a Tank Tournament!

[The Wretched]Freekie [Lower My Fees] September 16 2009 1:40 AM EDT


{WW]Nayab [Cult of the Valaraukar] September 16 2009 2:41 AM EDT

Thanks for doing a variation of my suggestion Shade! :D

AdminShade September 16 2009 11:38 AM EDT

Updated another detail.

AdminNemesia [Demonic Serenity] September 16 2009 11:41 AM EDT

Teasers bit by bit. Give us more!

Admiralkiller [Cult of the Valaraukar] September 16 2009 11:42 AM EDT

Total pwnage...Im in!

DoS September 16 2009 2:04 PM EDT

:O Very intricate!

Unappreciated Misnomer September 17 2009 5:24 AM EDT

sounds like fun

Messbrutal September 17 2009 7:47 AM EDT

Sign me in.

AdminShade September 17 2009 12:21 PM EDT

I'm not sure yet about how to pick the winner, but it would be something in line of having the highest MPR and/or being able to beat the most opponents in a competition.

AdminShade September 18 2009 1:28 PM EDT

Bump, might be postponing this Tournament to Sunday or Monday...

AdminNemesia [Demonic Serenity] September 18 2009 1:32 PM EDT

Wow shade. You are really using your imagination in that description there. Quite an interesting way to describe the arena.

AdminShade September 18 2009 1:45 PM EDT

"...You aint seen nuthin' yet..."

[The Wretched]Freekie [Lower My Fees] September 18 2009 3:46 PM EDT

This is gonna be fantastic!

kevlar September 18 2009 4:13 PM EDT

It's too bad some pages can't have music embedded in them...

QBRanger September 18 2009 4:34 PM EDT

It is going to be good-Real Good!!

AdminShade September 18 2009 4:49 PM EDT

Updated yet again, I'm about final on all the rules. This update reveals a little bit more about the system, the rules and about the prize :)
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