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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!

IceVayne

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    Scott Pilgrim vs The World
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    Chevelle
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    Movies, games, sports, music.
  1. Team Captain Please Answer the Following: How long has this roster been playing together? Two weeks. Where do the players live in relation to one another? Three of the teammates reside in Missouri. All within 10 minutes of each other. I, myself, reside in Texas. What are your team’s accomplishments? With this exact roster? Links? If this exact roster has not accomplished anything, please list each player's accomplishments with supporting links. Top 16 in 360 Icons DLC Tournament. http://360icons.com/xbox360/blackops2/tournaments/BO2-1-30/team/STLteamladder/ IceVayne: 9th place Chicago 2007 Halo 2. From 2007-2012, mostly top 16 placing with a couple outside of top 16. 1st place at WCG and Gamestop. Noodle Nub, Qlimaxed, CrocoLyle: 1st place Warfactory in St. Louis. MO. for MW2. Top 16 GB ladder in MW2. What are your team's latest tournament results? Please provide support links and any links to supporting pictures. Top 16 in 360 Icons DLC Tournament. http://360icons.com/xbox360/blackops2/tournaments/BO2-1-30/team/STLteamladder/ What is the team's next event online? LAN? 360 Icons Saturday Black Ops 2 2/2. MLG Dallas Online Qualifier. A lot more online tournaments. For LAN, will be attending MLG Dallas. If you've been sponsored before, who was your best sponsor? Why? I was previously sponsored by you guys (vVv gaming) for Halo. I learned a lot about marketing/branding from Lord Jerith, and the rest of the vVv community. Why are you no longer with them? Team fell apart, and I was removed due to inactivity. What was your worst sponsor? Why? No sponsors were bad to us. All sponsors treated me and my team with respect. What do you hope to achieve with your team? I hope to achieve a team that understands of working on our problems, instead of breaking up. Obviously, we all hope to keep climbing the ladder of Black Ops 2 competitively. Who do you see as your toughest competition? Optic, as they just won UMG Chicago. Though, the game has great competition outside of them. So, we have to look at everyone as a tough opponent. What do you think the team needs to improve on the most? Communication has a lot of points of improvement. Wise of game types, I would say Hardpoint, and CTF. What are your short term goals for the team? Long term? Short team goals would be to start climbing placings in online tournaments. Also, to do well at Dallas and make progress as a team. Long term, we would love to be one of the top teams in the game. Questions for the entire team: How long have you been playing competitively? Since 2005. How many hours during the week do you play CoD? I would say close to 35-40 hours a week. How many hours during the week do you dedicate towards reviewing gameplay and major tournaments? What about together as a team? Each of us watch streams in our free time. Myself, I try to watch 6-8 hours of streams. As a team, we haven't started that part of our practice, yet. We do plan on watching films as a team. How many hours during the week do you play CoD as a full team roster? I would say 30 hours. What are the tournament results for your past 3 major events (MLG, UMG, etc.)? Please provide links to brackets, threads, supporting pictures, etc. We have only two tournament placings so far. http://360icons.com/xbox360/blackops2/tournaments/BO2-1-27/ (We got top 64) http://360icons.com/xbox360/blackops2/tournaments/BO2-1-30/ (We got top 16) What is your next online event? LAN? This Saturday on 360 Icons. LAN would be MLG Dallas. How many major tournaments have you attended? 33 MLG, 1 Gamestop, 1 WCG. 6 of those MLG events with vVv. Are you shy around people you don't know? Nope. If you've been sponsored before, who was your best sponsor? Why? I was previously sponsored by you guys (vVv gaming) for Halo. I learned a lot about marketing/branding from Lord Jerith, and the rest of the vVv community. Why are you no longer with them? Team fell apart, and I was removed due to inactivity. What was your worst sponsor? Why? No sponsors were bad to us. All sponsors treated me and my team with respect. What do you hope to achieve as a player for vVv Gaming? I hope to learn more about branding/marketing myself. Also, learn more about ways to strengthen our team. Link to all social media sites used.(Twitter/Facebook/Reddit, etc) www.twitter.com/IceVayne www.facebook.com/adam.konen1 Do you stream? If so, link to your channel. Nope. Do you create written or video content? If so, link to your content. I did create video content for Halo. http://www.youtube.com/user/ActiveRush1 What does being a professional gamer mean to you? It means that I've achieved a goal that most people haven't. It also means that I have to stay motivated in order to attain my professional status. How do you think you can improve as a player? As a member of the eSports community? I feel I always can improve my gun skills, communication, and mental aspect. Support more titles, more activity in the eSports community as well.
  2. Good luck!
  3. Human Centipede def tops my list. Just the concept just blows my mind.
  4. Def a Titans fan here.
  5. Thanks everyone for posting and voting for us. Really great to have support, especially what has seem to be a very touchy situation now with these bots and all.
  6. Looks pretty good.
  7. MLG Dallas 2011

    Adam "IceVayne" Konen MLG Dallas 2011, where do I really begin with this event? I guess the best way to recap this eventful weekend would be to skip the uneventful Thursday and start on Friday in Dallas. Before going to the event we chilled out for a while, because we didn't want to deal with the super long line MLG always has for people to check in. We headed there around noon, and were able to catch up in the line with Jason, Keara and others near the front of the line. The line moved slowly forward, and we finally checked in and walked around the venue to see the new set up. It was pretty amazing. The only thing that I wish was different was to have the commentators more interactive with the spectators. We started warming up on the new the MLG monitors. If you don't have one yet, you need to go out and grab one. After warming up we grabbed something to eat since we knew it was going to be a long night. Our first round was a bye, so watched our friends playing. Round 2 and 3 were pretty easy for us and we won both series 2-0. Round 4 we played against Extreme Z, Killzone, Xile, and Napoleon. We dropped the first game of Element TS to them, and I know I played really bad that game. Despite our practice I wasn't fully warmed up for full screen. But no worries, cause after that loss we proceeded to take the next two games with ease. We advanced onto Winners Round 5 to face Cryptic, took both the games easily and won the series 2-0. To get into pool play we had to play Swagga Like Us. Game 1 was Zealot TS, which wasn't the strongest game type or map, and we lost like 50-37. Game 2 started out really slow for us, and we were really slow and inactive. Halfway through the game Frosty got everyone pumped and told us that we need to get into it or we were going to lose, plain and simple. We bounced back and won the game 5-3 (or 5-4). We were pumped for the next game which was Sanctuary TS. It was a back and forth game for the most, but we took a bad turn at the very end with some miscommunication and we lost the game 50-49, losing the series 2-1. That was one long and dreadful walk back to our hotel. We ended up being able to joke about the whole situation and kept ourselves in a good mood. Saturday came and it was mostly us just us standing around and watching people until like 6PM. We had a pretty awesome chant going for my team called "Who ate all the pies," saw some pretty insane upsets happen in losers bracket, and got some time to warm up against Hot N Mild. We got some good warm up games in with them and were ready to play our first match up. We ended up facing against Young Money for top 24. Game 1 was Sanctuary CTF and wasn't too much of a challenge (they
  8. Myself and the rest of AR will be there.
  9. The playlist is pretty messed up.
  10. Opening day a couple days away! Pretty pump to see baseball season start back up.
  11. We possibly might make it out. Depends when we all get there, which is still up in the air.
  12. Welcome to vVv! Enjoy your stay.
  13. Video is pretty sick. Def a great combo with Eminem and Dre.
  14. I don't think the Yankees off season was that a big of a bust. They did sign 3 pitchers that are more low risk, high rewards. Bartolo Colon has been pitching pretty well this spring. I haven't seen much of Freddy Garcia, but they can add some good value to the rotation. It just depends if A.J. will be solid or not.
  15. Hewwo!