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      We Moved from Mumble to TeamSpeak!   10/06/2015

      TeamSpeak 3 Guide
       
       
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      Server address: ts65.gameservers.com:9222
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      Need help setting up your microphone and sound settings?
      Tired of hearing that beeping/ding noise, when people post in TS chat?
      Can people not hear you while you have a game open?
       
      You should now have the basics of TeamSpeak set up. Welcome to the better VoiP program! You don't need to do anything extra so you can now come in and join us for events, find people to play with, or just to socialize.
        If you have any questions or need help, just ask a staff member!
    • vVv Saturn

      vVv Gaming Presents: Supersonic Series Season 3!   06/02/2016

      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!   Changes from Season 2 It is time to change your schedules! We are now moving days to better accommodate NA players wishing to compete in other tournaments. The Draft will be now on Monday, Showdown on Wednesday, and Saturday nights will now be 2v2 tournaments! We’ve also partnered with Rocket League Central, so Wednesday nights now factor into Power Ranking!   We have also made a document with all of the rules which we request ALL participants to look over in order to have the most positive experience in the Supersonic Series.   The Supersonic Series Rules & Regulations can be found by clicking on this link   NOW ONTO THE GOOD STUFF!   Season 3 starts on Monday, June 6th, 2016   The very first tournament, on June 6th, will be an open tournament that we are calling a "Kick Off".  With this kick off tournament we are hoping to raise awareness of Supersonic Series to all rocketeers.  Tournament will be streamed on our twitch channel, twitch.tv/livevvvgaming and we invite you all to come and watch what we hope to be a really awesome tournament!     Supersonic Draft When: Every Monday night starting at 9:00 PM EST (6:00 PM PST) Checkins start at 8:30 PM EST and close at 8:50 PM EST. Where: Our TeamSpeak server (info here) Format: 3 vs 3 - Double Elimination Tournament, Best out of 3 games in winners bracket, Best of 1 games in losers bracket, Captains Draft Mode.   How to Participate:     Visit http://vvv-gaming.com/RLRegister, follow instructions on how to sign up and then join our TeamSpeak server 15-30 minutes before starting time! You will have to perform these steps for each game night that you participate in.  Players with the highest solo ranking will be elected as captains and will pick players that they want on their team. Captains will take turns picking their members 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 bracket and will be used to represent their team. Upon being selected onto a team, administrator will move you to appropriate channel. Channels will be renamed after team captains. Show/hide     Supersonic Showdown When: Every Wednesday night starting at 9:00 PM EST (6:00 PM PST) Checkins start at 8:30 PM EST and close at 8:50 PM EST. Where: Our TeamSpeak server (info here) Format: 3 vs 3 - Double Elimination Tournament, Best out of 3 games played, Pre-Made Teams Mode.   How to participate:   Visit http://vvv-gaming.com/RLRegister, follow instructions on how to sign up and then join our TeamSpeak server at least 5 minutes before starting time!  You will have to perform these steps for each game night that you participate in.   - Participating alone: After filling out the forum above you will be in a free-agent pool available to fill any spot's teams may need. Check-ins will be 15-30 minutes before the start time so we can get everyone organized. A team may contact you to play with them right before the event starts.   - Participating with a team: After filling out the form above, you will have secured your spot in the tournament (Provided you connect to our TeamSpeak server at least 15-30 minutes prior to the event starting). If you are seeking a third player of the evening, you can view out Free Agent list located here: http://vvv-gaming.com/RLRegister and contact them to be apart of your team. Should you not acquire a third team member on you own, please show up on TeamSpeak at least 30 minutes prior to the event starting and we will assign you a third team member if one is available for the duration of the night.   Note: A channel will be created specifically for your team under your team name that will be for your use throughout the evening.  Should a channel not be created upon you joining TeamSpeak, contact one of the event administrators and they will create the channel for you. Show/hide     Supersonic Duo When: Every Saturday night starting at 9:00 PM EST (6:00 PM PST) Where: Our TeamSpeak server (info here) Format: 2v2 - Double Elimination Tournament, Best out of 3 games, Pre-made teams   How to participate:   - Participating alone: After filling out the forum above you will be in a free-agent pool available to fill any spot's teams may need. Check-ins will be 15-30 minutes before the start time so we can get everyone organized. A team may contact you to play with them right before the event starts.   - Participating with a team: After filling out the form above, you will have secured your spot in the tournament (Provided you connect to our TeamSpeak server at least 15-30 minutes prior to the event starting). If you are seeking a third player of the evening, you can view out Free Agent list located here: http://vvv-gaming.com/RLRegister and contact them to be apart of your team. Should you not acquire a third team member on you own, please show up on TeamSpeak at least 30 minutes prior to the event starting and we will assign you a third team member if one is available for the duration of the night.   Note: A channel will be created specifically for your team under your team name that will be for your use throughout the evening.  Should a channel not be created upon you joining TeamSpeak, contact one of the event administrators and they will create the channel for you.     Show/hide     Playing Games and Reporting Results: A tournament bracket will be created and can be accessed via http://www.vvv-gaming.com/RLBracket.  (Note this link will take you to an external website that we use for hosting brackets and also this link will be kept up to date with the current active event).  For all events above, the Admin will announce via TeamSpeak when the event has started.  Once this happens you should contact the opposing team and host a private game among yourselves and play your best out of three matches.  After you complete playing your match, one player from your team needs to report your score to the Admin.  To keep things clean, please save replays of games you win in case we need to refer to them to prove a winner.   Point System: You will receive points for your participation in each tournament.  These points will determine the top 8 teams, both from Showdown, top 16 teams from Duo, and top 24 players that will participate in the three season finale tournaments.  The first tournament will be hosted for the top 24 players based on the individual scores from Supersonic Draft event.  The second tournament 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. Finally, the top 16 teams from the Supersonic Duo nights will compete in their own finale tournament!   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   To stay up to date on everything we do you can: Join out steam group: http://steamcommunity.com/groups/vVvGamingRL Join the discussions on our forum: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/forum/   Want to help us with the Supersonic Series? Check out our available jobs page at: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/jobs/rocket-league/   Current open positions: Shout casters Stream Coordinators Tournament Admins   If you have a question, just reach out to one of our event administrators via private messages on vVv Forum.   Event Administrators: vVv Saturn, vVv Tyty, vVv Cherp, ShiroSan   For more information on vVv Gaming and staying up to date with events that we host across various games, visit our Website at http://vVv-Gaming.com or you can follow us on twitter @vVv_Gaming.

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vVv.CoD: The Road to MLG Dallas

 

With Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 announced for the MLG Winter Championships and community excitement for the launch of the new title exploding, vVv decided it was time to re-enter the Call of Duty scene. Based on our successes with previous console titles such as Gears of War and Mortal Kombat, our standards were high when it came time to look for a team. Adversity stood out as an exceptional choice. Although not a former pro-team, they were rapidly rising stars on the scene and more importantly, their goals aligned with what is most important to vVv: developing into true eSports professionals and providing an awesome experience for the community.
 

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Adversity's first major Black Ops 2 LAN was at UMG Chicago where they took Top 12, upsetting the fan-favorites of EnVyUs and setting the stage for the team's 2013 season. The team then solidified their roster, acquiring Replays and Realize, and began their search for an organization and partner. Adversity then discovered vVv Gaming, and thus vVv.CoD was born.
 

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With their eyes on a goal, the team began focused preparation for MLG Dallas, avoiding League Play and concentrating solely on practicing with other pro-teams. With no pressure to grind the ladder, the team competed in several of Major League Gaming's "Pro Scrims," taking out teams such as Thrust, nV, Quantic Gaming, Donut Shop and SoaR with convincing wins. As the qualifiers approached, vVv.CoD stood undefeated on the MLG Stream. Now, the team would need to place Top 12 to secure a seed in the Championship Bracket at Dallas.
 
In the bracket, vVv.CoD took early wins against Aftermath, TEC 1Effort, Team No Sleep and aBnormaL, securing their Top 12 seed without breaking a sweat. Eager to continue their momentum, the team doubled down to improve their seed. In what was their first loss on the MLG Stream, vVv.CoD fell to Team FeaR in triple overtime on CTF Raid. Using the loss as motivation, they stormed through the losers bracket eliminating HeXp Gaming, Donut Shop and Dare, finally losing to Fariko in the Losers Bracket Semi-Finals. The team's dedication and persistence secured them a top 4 seed at MLG Dallas.
 

 

We had a chance to sit down with one of the more outspoken member's of vVv.CoD, vVv Realize, to get his thoughts on the road to MLG Dallas and the competition itself. 
 

Good afternoon Derek, thanks for your time. To start of for the fans who may have just started following you and your team, can you tell me a little about yourself?

No problem, thank's for having me! My name is Derrek Jordan, also known within the eSports Community as "Realize". I am currently a 16 Year old Gamer. I grew up in Deltona, Florida. Growing up, I played many sports such as Football & Basketball, but found love in eSports back in the Black Ops I Season. Ever since then, i've been making a name for myself.

I have to first ask because of how relevant it is in the community right now, what are your initial impression of the patch that Treyarch released? Good or Bad for Dallas?

I honestly feel like this patch was a bad idea. For one they reduced the two main subs in this game which is a huge impact and will affect a lot of situations. For two they released this two days before the most major event of the MLG season. For three Treyarch  took what we asked for and then felt like they needed to fix things that weren't broken.

How prepared do you feel for Dallas? What do you feel is your strongest game-type right now? Why?

I feel very prepared and confident with our team going into Dallas. Our strongest game-type at the moment would definitely be Capture the Flag. Ever since I switched back to a sub we have been a lot more aggressive and it has started to pay off.

Being that this is your first event with a Top 4 seed, how do you feel the team is handling the added pressure and spotlight?

Obviously there is some pressure on myself and the team as a whole but I think we will get past it and we will show up and play our game. We are really focusing on us and we are really ready for this event.

Thoughts on the open bracket? You will most likely have to play the first seed out of open, has that affected you or the team at all?

No, we feel like if we want to win this event or if we want to do well we are going to come across almost every team and we need to be confident and ready to play everyone. We are not going to let stuff like that get to our heads because we feel like it will only come back to bite us in the butt.

You've been with vVv Gaming for just over a month now, what are your initial impressions of the organization?

My honest opinion is I think they are an amazing organization with an amazing purpose. They are huge community based organization and I love it because I can go into the vVv forums and just talk with members. I feel like they want to talk to me and I enjoy it. I couldn't ask for a better organization to be apart of.

I think it's pretty awesome how involved your Dad is with your passion for Call of Duty. When did he first get involved?

He has always known I wanted to get really serious with gaming but he really didn't fully support me until I got onto aDv right after UMG10k and I have been on this team ever since and he now has twitter sits in streams and I believe he enjoys watching and keeping up with the Call of Duty community and he will be at Dallas.

If you could make one change to Black Ops 2 what would it be? Why?

Remove machine pistols. I feel like they take less skill then anything in any cod. I have never enjoyed machine pistols and I truly wish they would take them out.

Excluding your team, what are your Top 4 Predictions for Dallas?

Fariko, coL, UNiTE, ???? 4th is a tossup.

Any final thoughts or mentions?

I would like to thank vVv Gaming for giving us this amazing opportunity to represent them! Also, big shoutouts and Thanks to SteelSeries, my Supporters and my teammates! Without my Supporter's & Teammate's, we wouldn't be in this position! Also, be sure to Follow me on Twitter for updates at the event! @vVv_Realize

 
 
Be sure to tune into the MLG Winter Championships all weekend long where the best North American Call of Duty teams will be competing. With a total prize pool of $50,000, the top eight teams will also earn a paid trip to Hollywood to compete for $1,000,000 in the Call of Duty Championships!
 

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In addition to the team, vVv will have dozens of community members in attendance to celebrate MLG and eSports. Be sure to come say hello to everyone from vVv if you plan on attending the event.
 
If you're watching from home, keep an eye on the stream. If you take a screenshot of the awesome signs that our community will be holding during the event, tweet them @vVv_Gaming for a chance to win some gear! 
 

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We will also be covering the event from our MLG Dallas Coverage Thread, so stay tuned for updates on how all of your favorite teams and players are doing. Lets go vVv!
 

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I'm excited for the FPS boom around the community and it's always a pleasure seeing COD and Shootmania Streams. Keep up the good work guys, can't wait to see what becomes of Dallas

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Very nice article I can not wait to see vVv this weekend.

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Can't wait for this weekend!! Really looking forward to watching you guys on stream!

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Great Article! The future is ours. :)

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Looking forward to meeting you guys this weekend! Lets go vVv!

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A very well written article, I liked that a lot. I will be staying up in the early hours of GMT time to watch MLG because of its entertainment value, but mainly to see our brilliant CoD team in action :)

 

Good luck guys, have a safe trip and have fun.

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Great article. Wish I could make it out to Dallas, it is an awesome event. People are definitely going to know about vVv after this, if they do not already!

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Great article! Good looking guys holding up the signs ;)

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