viewtopic.php?f=90&t=184314 Path to a Billionaire Tycoon Qualification and Entering Phase:
, since batches of games will be played simultaneously each round.
-35 players will be required to begin the tournament.
-Different map used each round.
-All games will be Automatic, Sequential, and No Trench with a 20 Round Limit. All other settings vary; see each round for specific settings.
show: Round 1
You are born into a working-class family with two parents who are employed into factory jobs, and are the oldest of five children. As you easily pass through elementary and middle school in your hometown of Kent, England, your parents land you a job at the local factory. This is normal for a high-school aged child, and so you compete with many other children of the same age to keep your job.
Map: Steamworks Settings: 7-Man, Terminator, Flat Rate, Unlimited, Foggy, No Trench, 5 games played simultaneously in 5 groups Scoring: Winner - 8 points. 2nd Place - 2 points. 3rd Place - 1 point. 4th - 7th Place - 0 points. Kill - 4 points. Bottom scorer eliminated from each group. In the case of a tie, tiebreaker games will be created or number of kills will be counted. Overall bottom 2 scorers remaining will also be eliminated to get easy numbers for all future rounds. 35 players --> 28 players.
show: Round 2
Your bright intelligence and hard work ethic are rewarded when you receive a surprisingly large scholarship to an American University, titled CCU. You instantly take it since you're tired of the dirty conditions you live in and have heard all the great images surrounding the United States.The competition at the university is stiff, but the experience is as you expected. This translates into large games with normal settings. The largest cutoff rate of the entire tournament is used in this round, since most students either drop out or party too much to succeed.
Map: CCU Settings: 7-Man, Standard, Escalating, Chained, Sunny, No Trench, 6 games played simultaneously in 4 groups. Scoring: Winner - 10 points. 2nd Place - 4 points. 3rd Place - 3 points. 4th Place - 2 points. 5th Place - 1 point. 6th - 7th Place - 0 points. Bottom 3 scorers eliminated from each group. 28 players --> 16 players.
show: Round 3
You now stand out as a shockingly successful college student from modest beginnings and are offered many different graduate options. You have always dreamed big and decide to go in pursuit of a Master's Degree in Business and Finance (Commodity Trading). You learn all the in's-and-out's of how to be a successful entrepreneur after an additional 4 more difficult years of education. Only the brightest students remain, so the groups are small but diplomacy will likely be used.
Map: Age of Merchants Settings: 4-Man, Standard, Escalating, Unlimited, Sunny, No Trench, 8 games played simultaneously in 4 groups. Scoring: Winner - 4 points. 2nd Place - 1 point. 3rd and 4th Place - 0 points. Bottom scorer eliminated from each group. 16 players --> 12 players.
show: Round 4
After years and years of education, you have thrived and perfected the art of an extremely hard work ethic. With a clever mind, you move to a new destination: Russia. You start a new company which creates railroad construction materials not yet used in the Far East in the hopes of catching a new market not yet catered to. The brand catches on, and the railroad construction materials are quickly used to build an expansive network of railroad systems throughout Russia.
Map: Transsib 1914 Settings: 6-Man, Standard, Escalating, Chained, Sunny, No Trench, 8 games played simultaneously in 2 groups. Scoring: Winner - 10 points. 2nd Place - 4 points. 3rd Place - 2 points. 4th Place - 1 point. 5th - 6th Place - 0 points. Bottom 2 scorers from each group will be eliminated. 12 players --> 8 players.
show: Round 5
You patiently watch for a decade or so as your railroad construction company builds a trans-Siberian empire and quietly build up your bank account well into the millions. You are now in the heat to become Russia's wealthiest citizen, but first you must beat out your top 7 Russian competitors to stay on track to a billionaire future.
Map: Soviet Union Settings: 8-Man, Standard, Escalating, Chained, Foggy, No Trench, 8 games played simultaneously in 1 group. Scoring: Winner - 16 points. 2nd Place - 6 points. 3rd Place - 4 points. 4th Place - 3 points. 5th Place - 2 points. 6th Place - 1 point. 7th - 8th Place - 0 points. Bottom 3 scorers in the final group will be eliminated. 8 players --> 5 players.
show: Round 6
You have finally, after decades of education and labor, built yourself up as a billionaire tycoon. However, the competition is not yet done. There are still others who wish to take your wealth away from your and redistribute it to the low-class Russians which saturate the towns of Eastern Russia. You must pack away all your belongings and seclude yourself to a private island which you purchase deep in the Pacific Ocean. The trip is treacherous; 3 of the 5 remaining players will be killed along the way!
Map: Island of Doom Settings: 5-Man, Standard, Escalating, Unlimited, Sunny, No Trench, 7 games played simultaneously in 1 group. Scoring: Winner - 6 points. 2 place - 2 points. 3rd Place - 1 point. 4th and 5th Place - 0 points. Bottom 3 scorers in the final group will be eliminated. 5 players --> 2 players.
show: Round 7
You enjoy a healthy, peaceful end to your remarkable life on the secluded island which you purchased in the Pacific. Your favorite pastime to enjoy these years? Crossword puzzles.
Map: Crossword Settings: 2-Man, Standard, Escalating, Chained, Sunny, No Trench, Best-of-9 Game Battle Royale to determine the billionaire tycoon! Player who wins at least 5/9 games will be declared the winner of this tournament. Notes:
-Since settings for each round are highly specific, there should be no margin for error in keeping this tournament running smoothly and efficiently. Expect it to be completed within 5 or 6 months.
-Players will receive invites to each game; if they miss the invite they will receive a replacement invite. Failure to receive the second invite results in an automatic elimination from the tournament.
-Have fun and good luck becoming a billionaire