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    • vVv Bagzli

      We have moved to Discord   08/04/2016

      There has been a strong desire among the community to migrate to Discord for quite some time. As of today, our community will be using Discord and as a result, we will no longer be actively using our TeamSpeak Server.  The TeamSpeak server will temporarily stay active to help inform all of our move to Discord. Within the next couple of months, it will be shut down completely.  For a quick invite to our new Discord server, you can click here.  
      For a full detailed guide visit http://www.vVv-Gaming.com/Discord
    • vVv Bagzli

      vVv Gaming Presents: ADL Season 10!   08/12/2016

      TL;DR: Season 10 of the vVv Gaming LoL ADL begins Friday, August 19th @9pm EST/6pm PST! Discord Info              Just be on Discord at the check in time and have a level 30 with at least 16 champions to participate! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ vVv Gaming has had a long history in competitive e-sports; and, while the LCS may be a long way off for the organization, we can still participate in semi-competitive LoL activities as a community. The ADL has, and will continue to be, our main way to achieve this. However, let’s be honest, the ADL has had a rough time over the past few seasons. This comes from both participant enjoyment, as well as coordination and structuring of the event as a whole. While I do not plan on completely fixing the system from the start, I do believe that there are some short (and long) term changes that can make the experience better for everyone: ·         We are keeping participation points for this season, as well as the Elo ranking system used for previous seasons. ·         We will have people recruiting more in the game from the community, and attempt to bring more LoL community members to the discord that we feel would be good for the vVv community. ·         We will be implementing new rules for the drafting phase. Some of these rules will be introduced as the season progresses and are covered below. ·         Unfortunately, at this point in time, there is no information regarding a prize. If a viable prize method/opportunity comes about in the future, current season winners will be rewarded retroactively. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Rules and Details (Read if new):          Nights will consist of two matches per night. You must be able to attend both games (Don’t be that guy, play it out).          Be on Discord NO LATER than 8:55pm EST/5:55pm PST for Check In. This will be slowly changed to 8:45pm EST as the season progresses. We want the drafting phase this season to be as smooth as possible.  We want to give people time to announce their roles before hand.           Check in will happen in the ADL Check In Discord Channel BEFORE players move to the regular ADL channel, and at 9:00pm EST people will move to channels matching their Dynamic Queue rank. Missing the check-in deadline means that you will not be able to participate that night and will not receive a participation point.          During the Check In, participants will announce their top 3 preferred roles for a staff member to place in a spreadsheet (Discord does not allow for your descriptions to be changed, that I am aware of).          Have a level 30 account, at least 16 champions, and be ready to have some fun!          Additional Questions? Contact vVv Eternal or vVv Yui        The ADL will last for 10 weeks this season, there will then be a three-week break before the next season starts (Currently scheduled for Nov. 11, 2016).        Cheating or Smurfing in the ADL is not permitted. Anyone caught doing either of these this will be suspended from the ADL, no exceptions. Cheating will result in a permanent suspension, smurfing will result in a 5-week suspension.  New Drafting Process: So, in previous seasons of the ADL, the highest ranked players were given the priority in being team captains for any given night. While this was not a bad system, it did leave some players feeling left out over the course of the season. That being said: ·         Highest ranked players will no longer be automatically chosen as the team captain. ·         Team captains will be chosen by the number of participation points that a player has (you earn 1 point for each night you attend, REGARDLESS of whether or not you are picked). ·         No player can be captain more than once every 4 weeks (depending on overall participation). ·         The first weekend will have captains from an arbitrary division and lower. So here is my logic (bear with me). With some outlying cases, most of the team captains would pick from highest available skill in a role down, until all of the top players (and a few peoples friends) were picked. I don’t expect this to change at all; however, this allows for both new and lower skill level players and community members, as well as frequent participants, to always have a shot at playing. They also get the benefit of knowing (eventually) in advance that they will be captains. Additional Information: I would like to try and address the speed of the drafting process. For now, the primary way of doing this will be the check-in time; however, if another feasible method is suggested, any changes will be updated in this section. After the Games: ·         Players will join the winning team's discord channel, and all players will be given feedback if they desire it. ·         Players may also provide criticism and suggestions for the ADL. (We are still seeking to improve the event if the community desires it) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- More Darn Rules ·         Teams will still be matched by alphabetical order of Discord channel for the time being. ·         The winner of the first match will play the winner of the second (both matches are played out simultaneously), and the same goes for the losing teams. ·         The higher team alphabetically will be chosen to be on the blue side for the first game, and the lower team will get blue side when the second game is played. Leaving/AFK: If someone leaves a game for any reason and does not reconnect, they will be given a 2-night suspension from the ADL. The player may appeal the suspension with an ADL Staff member if there was a legitimate reason for the disconnect. However, all appeals must happen at least 24 hours before the next ADL event. You also may only appeal a disconnect once per season. Pausing: Players may pause the game for UP TO 10 minutes if a player on their team is having connection issues. PLAYERS MUST INFORM AN ADL STAFF MEMBER IF A GAME IS PAUSED. If the reason cannot be resolved in 10 minutes, the team whose player disconnected will concede the match. If the enemy team agrees, they may also use their 10-minute pause to give the other team more time. Teams only get two pauses per game. Replacement Players: Player replacement will be handled the same as in previous seasons. A player may be replaced by another player of the same rank or lower, provided both teams agree to the replacement. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ So that’s it folks.  Thank you for sticking through the whole announcement, we understand it is somewhat lengthy, however the information had to be provided.  You are now ready for the 10th season of the ADL! If you have any questions feel free to contact vVv Eternal     See you on Friday, August 19th at 8:55pm EST/6:00pm PST!     ADL Staff: vVv Eternal   To join the discussion click here!  
    • vVv Bagzli

      Changes to Community Game Nights   09/13/2016

      Thank you to everyone who participated in week’s survey.  After reviewing responses from the survey sent out to tournament participants the previous week, staff availability, and looking at conflicts with other tournaments, we have decided to make changes to our Wednesday Night Tournaments.  Moving forward, as of Thursday, September 22nd, team tournaments will be hosted on Thursdays as opposed to Wednesdays. We hope with the new schedule, the overall participation will improve, as there will be fewer conflicts between tournaments being hosted.   If you have any further feedback, please leave us a comment in the following thread:  http://www.vvv-gaming.com/forum/topic/72439-supersonic-series-feedback-thread/
    • vVv Bagzli

      Supersonic Series Season 4!   09/25/2016

      Supersonic Series Season 4 starts on Monday, October 10th, 2016   vVv Gaming is proud to present the return of the Supersonic Series!  Unique game nights each week will allow teams and individual Rocketeers to bring their A game and level up their gaming skills!  Whether the goal is to improve teamwork, find suitable opponents, or just acquire valuable feedback on how to improve one’s gameplay, these events will accomplish just that!   Quick Facts: Supersonic Draft is every Monday at 8:30 PM EST. Supersonic Showdown is every Thursday at 8:30 PM EST. Supersonic Showdown will be factored into the RLC Power Rankings! Supersonic Showdown will be streamed, Supersonic Draft will not (unless we find more casters - interested? click here) Supersonic Series Rules & Regulations can be found by clicking here. To register for the tournaments visit www.vvv-gaming.com/rocket-league/register on the day of the tournament If you are late to check-ins via our Discord Server, you will not get to play.  Don't be late. To stay up to date with Supersonic Series, follow us on Twitter @vVv_Gaming Scroll to the bottom of this post to learn more about becoming a vVv Gaming Community member or how you can join our staff Season 4 will last 8 Weeks, which will be followed by a Season Finale which will be the 9th Week of the Series Supersonic Draft Season Finale will feature top 24 players based on the Solo Leaderboard from Season 4 Supersonic Showdown Season Finale will feature top 8 teams based on the Team Leaderboard from Season 4   Supersonic Draft When: Mondays at 9PM EST (6PM PST)  Check-in starts at 8:30PM EST and close at 8:45PM EST
      Where: vVv Gaming Discord Server: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/discord/invite  (Discord Guide: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/discord/guide)
      Format: 3vs3 - Double Elimination Tournament. Best of three in the winner's bracket and best of one in the loser's bracket until the last two matches which return to best of three. Style: Captain's Draft - Captains are chosen at random (see Registration section for more details) and each captain picks their team-mates. Captains will take turns picking their teammates in a “snake-style” (A, B, C, C, B, A) draft until all teams have 3 players each. Participating with friends is encouraged, however, there is no guarantee that you will be on the same team. The captain’s name will be entered into the Challonge bracket and will be used to represent their team.  Voice channels will be created for each of the teams on our Discord server. Registration: Visit http://vvv-gaming.com/rocket-league/register on the day of the tournament to register.  While signing up you will be able to volunteer to be a captain.  If there are more volunteer captains than the total number of teams, the captains will be picked at random from the pool of volunteers.  If there are not enough volunteer captains, then the remaining number of captains needed will be chosen at random from the remainder of players.  

      Supersonic Showdown When: Thursdays at 9PM EST (6PM PST)  Check-in starts at 8:30PM EST and close at 8:45PM EST
      Where: vVv Gaming Discord Server: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/discord/invite  (Discord Guide: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/discord/guide)
      Format: 3vs3 - Double Elimination Tournament. Best of three in the winner's bracket and best of one in the loser's bracket until the last two matches which return to best of three. Teams are pre-made by the players. Style: Pre-made Teams Registration: Visit http://vvv-gaming.com/rocket-league/register on the day of the tournament to register.
      Participating as an individual: After filling out the signup form you will be in a free-agent pool. To ensure your participation in the event, you should be seeking out other free agents to form a team.  Another alternative is to seek a team that only has two players and join their team for the evening. If you do not have a team by the end of check-in period, you may not be able to participate.  If this is the case, contact an admin and seek help with finding a team, please only seek help after attempting to form a team on your own.
      Participating as a team: After filling out the signup form above, your team is all set. All you need to do is show up in the discord server during the check-in time.  If you are seeking a third player for the evening, you can view the list of free agent players signed up at http://vvv-gaming.com/rocket-league/register and contact them to be part of your team for the evening. If you are unable to acquire a third team member on you own, then please show up on the Discord server at least 30 minutes prior to the event starting and seek help from a Supersonic Staff Member. Reminder:  Solo participants do not earn points towards the season finale tournament.  We strongly suggest putting a team together to sign up with!  Feel free to use our discord chat to find teammates.    Point System
      You will receive points for your participation in each tournament.  These points will determine the top 8 teams from Showdown  and the top 24 players from the Draft. The first tournament finale will be hosted for the top 24 players based on the individual scores from Supersonic Draft event.  The second tournament finale will be hosted for the top 8 teams based on points earned during Supersonic Showdown nights. Keep in mind that participating in Supersonic Showdown event will earn Team Points, participating alone earns you no points.
      Breakdown: 2 points for participating 2 points for every match won in the Winner's Bracket 1 point for every match won in the Loser's Bracket 2 additional points for placing 4th 4 additional points for placing 3rd 6 additional points for placing 2nd 10 additional points for placing 1st   Join vVv Gaming
      Become a Community Member If you are looking for an open and supportive community filled with e-sport fanatics that you can game and socialize with, then you should fill out an application and join vVv Gaming Community.  Being part of vVv Gaming Community is about being part of something more than yourself; It is about playing games with friends that are supportive and honest; It is about meeting up in person at LAN events; It is about making a difference in each other's lives and making a difference in e-sports. If this is the type of community you seek, then click here and fill out your application.   Become a Staff Member Working for an online gaming community has many rewards.  It is a good place to kick start your career in gaming, whether you are looking to become a business major or a community manager.  You will learn new things and acquire transferable skill sets that you can use to build your resume.  If you would like to get involved and help with running of Supersonic Series or other events, please visit our jobs page for more details: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/jobs   Supersonic Staff If you have a question, just reach out to one of our event administrators via Discord or private message via our forum. 
      Event Administrators:
      Mohulis, Bliss, Cherp
        For more information on vVv Gaming and to stay up to date with events that we host across various games, visit our website at http://vvv-gaming.com,  follow us on twitter @vVv_Gaming, join our Discord server at http://www.vvv-gaming.com/discord/invite or join our Rocket League Steam Group at http://steamcommunity.com/groups/vVvGamingRL   To join the discussion, click here!


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  • Birthday 07/10/1985

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    Will Blanton
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    Memphis TN
  • Favorite Games
    RPG's and MMO's
  • Favorite Foods
    anything my gut can handle
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    Comedy and Action
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    anything but rap.....
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    Pro wretling, WoW, and TCG Games,

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  1. Due to situations beyond my control, I'm going to resend the entry into the event. Thanks
  2. After loosing a friend of mine to cancer about a year ago, and another diagnosed, I feel like I've been in the shadows for far too long. I'm putting in motion, the idea of a "Day of Play" as a fundraiser for all forms of cancer research, with the idea of having all forms of gaming represented. (Table Top RPG, MTG, and Video Games and anything I'm leaving out.) I'm currently getting a list of local shops that I'm not looking to be trolled, for this is a serious matter at hand. If anyone has any ideas to help, I'm all ears. #1) I have a Potential venue. #2) Not sure on giveaways yet. #3) I'm going to attempt to do something specific for each genre of gaming.
  3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gec5Fz2366E&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL Go here and watch my audition tape guys!! Tell me what you think!?
  4. With the annoucement of the Capcom reality series, "Cross Assault" I was persuaded by vVvParadice to audition, espically with the call backs from WCG Ultimate Gamer season 2. I saw that there was some catch to this, like with all reality shows. It's based on YouTube views, and likes after I submit the video. You guys gave me constructive critisim when it came to the shout cast video but even though the video was insanely shitty (I said it..not you guys!) I learned a few things. This will not be the same Cupcheck that auditioned for Ultimate Gamer, I have had a lot of things happen in my life, personal and professional, that have basically made me a new man. So as a former member of vVv I must request this one favor. Will you guys help me get on the show? Filming starts tommrow morning. Any help would be nice..... Cupcheck
  5. Well If you know how a "Pod" deck works, is that you need to work your way up to the big stuff.....but you might want to take out the black and put in white instead, there's so much more you can do. Although you take out the infect your still opening up too A LOT of things. "The White Prator dude" is what you want to work your way up to. A friend of mine went X-0 over a months time with WUG Pod, and I can't really remember what was in it, but as soon as i get it I'll post it up.
  6. I don't know which part this would go in. When you start, some people will get a huge fan base, some don't. Don't always assume the best, but don't expect the worse.
  7. With EVO in the books, I've decided to take a stab at the world of Marvel 3. After about 2 years of Super Street Fighter 4 (And not yet played Arcade Edition) I thought I would take a stab at the newest version of the loved franchise, even though I wasn't good with the first two in the series. Right now, I'm sitting at 33-100 and I've got a few reasons behind that. Let the trolls know I am not, or have I ever claimed that I'm any good at the game. I've just got some issues. #1) Change the Result Screen Please? When I first started playing I ended up getting like a 30-40 game loosing streak, and what really pissed me off was the result screen, that showed the winning team. In the lower right hand corner of the screen it says... "Your finished already?" or something along those lines.... It severly pissed me off. At the time It made me so mad during the losing streak, that I was telling my brother "I'm done with Marvel.". I was so sick of seeing the screen. After a few games with friends on a winning streak I decided to play back in random matches. I got to about 10 wins, then I realized...... #2) Match Making Sucks It's just one of those things that follows me everywhere I go, even in the Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Beta. I know in order to get better you have to play against some of the best players the game has to offer, but what if your going against someone that's played ten to twenty more games than you, only to see that they are on a triple digit win streak? You can't do a damn thing in that match when the opponent does the same combos, with the same teams that I saw in Marvel Top 8 at EVO. Not only is this a major let down for me, but what about new players who want to be competitive with it? Which leads into..... #3) DO SOMETHING ABOUT PHOENIX!! The reason I loose to her about 99.9% of the time, is because I have no idea how to play against her. (Cues Up Viscant's "How To" to play against her.) When I play with her in my team, she automatically get's snapped in, and get's hosed. When I play against her...all the snap backs I waste meter on, are countered and when level 5 hits I'm screwed. She's been the most powerful character in the game sense Sentinel got nerfed, and I wonder if she will get the same treatment when UMv3 hits stores later this year. If you have the same issues please leave a comment below, and I would love the feedback. Cup
  8. Reo....Being a die hard fan of the fighting genre and communnity...I must say congrats on your 2nd place finish. GET EM NEXT YEAR!!
  9. Yeah...they are on average what people are buying/trading them for anyway.
  10. This was a very fine read
  11. Cupcheck85 I'm downloading it after Lunch, so if anyone wants to get stomped, hit me up!
  12. * Name: William Blanton * Age (minimum 16):25 * Gamertags (for all systems you own): Cupcheck85 PSN * Do you have access to a computer and e-mail on a daily basis? Yes * What are your screen names (all that apply)? (AIM, MSN, Skype, Steam, Xfire) Skype: Will.Blanton AIM: Cupcheck * Link to your Twitter page (twitter required): CupcheckGE * Link to your MySpace or Facebook page (at least one required): FB.com/cupcheck * How frequently do you use Facebook, Twitter, Digg and/or MySpace? Facebook and twitter, everyday. Digg, everyone so often. Myspace never. * How did you hear about vVv Gaming? Were you referred to the site? If so, by whom? a interview I did with Kelly Back when Mrs. Violence was here. * Who do you know currently in vVv Gaming? How do you know them? Damn near everyone, lets see here, vVv Perilous, vVv KraftDinner, vVv Rapture, and most of the people who are on twitter. * Why you are interested in joining vVv Gaming? Well, you guys are just a cool group of people, who I'm insanely jealous of and hope I can get back with your good graces to be back as a full member of the community again. * Adding value is an important aspect of being in vVv Gaming. How will you, personally, add value? Well, recently I was hired to be a writer for Magic: The Gathering for Examiner.com. Hopefully when I get going there, I'll be able to get the "Gaming Community Examiner" position, and I could help promote the site/community. I just started that job, so please bare with me because it will take some time, how much time, no idea. I'm a podcast editor by "Hobby Trade", which means I've been editing podcasts in my spare time as of late, so if (Enter name of whoever does the podcast.) isn't feeling well or has prior obligations I'll be glad to help. * Are you familiar with vVv's Geek to Me articles and Losers Bracket Podcast? If so, what some of your favorites and why? Yes I am, My favorite moment out of pure comedy, was when Jerry was joking around and talking about the "Porn MMO" and, I think it was Dakota, who got on the show to talk about it. Then when he left to do his thing with Directional Influence, he came out and basically said "I'm Rick James!" and said he lied about the whole thing, and Jerry was "Charlie Murphy" My favorite Geek to Me article was the one giving help and hints on how to audition for WCG Ultimate Gamer Season 2, it helped me a lot during the audition tape. I give that the sole reason why I got call backs * How long have you been playing video games? 1990, 5 years old playing Super Mario World. I've been playing fighters hardcore over 5 years now, scene the local arcade owners put in Marvel 2 and Soul Caliber 4 in the same building. * How many hours per week do you devote to gaming? At my peak, I was spending 25 - 35 hours a week playing Super Street Fighter 4. Still no Marvel 3. * What
  13. Cool to see me at #64....glad to know I'm still reconized!! jk jk
  14. Congrats on the interview and happy birthday!!