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SC: Merlin Tournament is Almost Here!


MERLIN MAYHEM - 2v2 Star Citizen Squadron Battle Tournament
- Date(s): August 26
- Time: 16:00 - 20:00


Timeline

- Team Registration (2 things: forum post and Challonge! sign up) by 8/23 (2 pilots)
- Racing for REC operations start 8/7. (2,000 REC needed to rent a Merlin)
- Registration CLOSES on 8/24.
- Team check in (required) on Challonge! starts 14:00 on 8/26
- Tournament start 16:00

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WoWS: Prepare for British Battleships!



British battleships are enroute to World of Warships! Take on a trilogy of mission chains for the rest of the month and acquire ship blueprints. Collect all three blueprints to earn some British battleships and jump up the new British battleship tree when it’s released!

Blueprint 1: Tier III HMS Bellerophon + Port Slot
Blueprint 2: Tier IV HMS Orion + Port Slot
Blueprint 3: Tier V HMS Iron Duke + Port Slot + Iron Duke Flag

When Update 0.6.10
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[PS2] Indar Heat Update is Live!


Check out the new content patch for PlanetSide 2 live now! Major updates include sweeping changes to Indar, new Heatwave weapons, and new cosmetics.


Indar Updates

Major updates to the continent of Indar focus on improving combat flow in and around many bases, as well as increase the overall flexibility of the lattice. The central three bases, Ceres Hydroponics, TI Alloys, and The Crown are among the handful that have received massive revisions.
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[SC] Totally Epic Squadron Battles


This is a Totally EPIC OP Announcement!

Its about to get DIRTY



Gather round all you star ship aces and galactic juggernauts to participate in these TOTALLY most EPIC squadron battles this side of the Milky Way. It is time to bring the pain to all inhabitants of the Star Citizen Universe in a pub stomping beat down that only a mother would be proud of. This most EPIC of opportunities will commence August 4-6 2017. So grab your Hello Kitty Hornet or your
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MERLIN MAYHEM - 2v2 Star Citizen Squadron Battle Tournament
- Date(s): August 26
- Time: 16:00 - 20:00


Timeline

- Team Registration (2 things: forum post and Challonge! sign up) by 8/23 (2 pilots)
- Racing for REC operations start 8/7. (2,000 REC needed to rent a Merlin)
- Registration CLOSES on 8/24.
- Team check in (required) on Challonge! starts 14:00 on 8/26
- Tournament start 16:00

Sign Up

- Respond below with your team (name) and who is in your team.
- Ideally, we are hoping for 12+ teams. We can do it!
- Go to the tournament's Challonge! Bracket and register your team (do not register as individuals).
- Brackets will be randomized event.
- Click attend on the OpServ Tournament Event.


Rules

- Private Squadron Battle 2v2
- P-52 Merlins
- Map: Broken Moon (reduced cockpit glare)
- No Missiles
- Weapons customization allowed
- Double Elimination
- Winners bracket finalist has to be defeated twice by the losers bracket finalist
- Last ship standing (team wins round)
- No respawns during a round until a teams has been defeated.
- Best of 5 rounds to 'win' match and advance.
- Crashes/Errors/other Malfunctions - 1 reload per match.
- Squadron Battle games have 20 minute time limits. This should be enough time to complete 5 rounds. Utilize as many private games to complete 5 rounds aka 1 match.
- Teamspeak: Teams wait in lobby. Host and teams set up match in Ready Room or Group channel, use Group channels for combat, AAR together after match concludes.
- AARs for match: teams, round wins, other details, pilot feedback - submitted to Gyun via Teamspeak and/or PM by host/observer.
- SitReps encouraged


Awards


BWC Tournament Participation Ribbon
This ribbon is awarded to all participants in a BWC Tournament hosted by one of the Game or Division OIC’s.

Game: Black Widow Company

BWC Tournament Winner
This medal is awarded to the team or individual who wins a Tournament series, hosted by one of the Game or Division OIC’s.

Game: Black Widow Company
Help Needed

- Not a dog fighter type? Want to help the event be a success? We will need Tournament Observers/Match Hosts. Reply and "sign up" below.
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Racing for REC

- Do not own a P-52 Merlin? Do not worry! You easily can rent one for only 2,000 REC on the RSI Electronic Access store.
- Racing for REC (and other public options) operations will be offered in the weeks prior to the tournament. Check OpServ!
- Public racing matches are the easiest/fastest way to earn REC and practice your flying skills. Use (almost) any ship!

P-52 Merlin Loadout Options

- Fixed mount, Nose S2 -- Only Option: T19-Tigerstriek-P
- Fixed mount, Wings S1 -- Options: M3A Laser Cannons, Bulldog Repeaters, 9 Series Longswords, NN-13 Neutron Guns
- As a pilot, you have your choice of wing mounted options; however, recent testers have demonstrated a preference for the bulldogs or longswords. The M3As are the standard equipment.


One Team One Fight


Star Citizen is a supported game in our Conquest Division and offers all BWC members a great opportunity for quality gaming, team building and event participation. Featuring tactical variety, fun and engaging gameplay mixed with competitive elements, Star Citizen espouses the “One Team, One Fight” ethos that BWC centers itself upon perfectly. Learn more about the 2017 "One Team One Fight" (OTOF) Campaign HERE.


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British battleships are enroute to World of Warships! Take on a trilogy of mission chains for the rest of the month and acquire ship blueprints. Collect all three blueprints to earn some British battleships and jump up the new British battleship tree when it’s released!

Blueprint 1: Tier III HMS Bellerophon + Port Slot
Blueprint 2: Tier IV HMS Orion + Port Slot
Blueprint 3: Tier V HMS Iron Duke + Port Slot + Iron Duke Flag

When Update 0.6.10 arrives, the blueprints will be swapped out for the prizes above! Unless stated otherwise, all missions can be completed once per account in ships tier IV or higher in Random or Co-Op battles.

Click
HERE for the full list of missions, rewards, and start/end dates.


The British (Battleships) are Coming!



New lines bring new twists to ship classes, and British battleships are no different! They’re all about medium-range fights and have a few tricks up their sleeve:
  • A "Repair Party" consumable that restores more HP after receiving damage, or suffering from fire and flooding, than other battleships’ Repair Parties. Only the Premium battleship Warspite has an equally effective Repair Party
  • HE shells with an increased penetration rate – great for pushing the assault or firing from a distance while repairing
  • Good armor on Tier III–VI ships. They’re mighty British dreadnoughts and superdreadnoughts with hefty armor, especially the bow armor belt
  • Concealment on Tier VII–X ships. The armored approach from lower tiers is set aside in favor of high-tier cunning and stealthy playstyles. Good concealment compensates for armor vulnerabilities and allows for stealthier battle tactics than other battleship lines
The last two points make for different play styles between low-tier and high-tier British battleships. At lower tiers, things are simple: force your way through and soak up bow damage. The improved Repair Party, solid bow armor, and penetrating HE shells are key to pulling this off. Don’t expose the broadsides and keep in mind that decent AA guns don’t kick in until tier V or higher.

At higher tiers, things get more varied: You’ve got unusually good concealment for a battleship, which is needed to succeed. Move in on your target unnoticed, sling some shells from medium range, take a bit of damage, pull back, use Repair Party, and rinse and repeat. If you want to avoid the brawl, you can use your HE shells from a distance, but the ballistics will take some getting used to.



ONE TEAM ONE FIGHT


World of Warships is a supported game in our Warfare Division and offers all BWC members a great opportunity for quality gaming, team building and event participation. Featuring tactical variety, easy-to-learn but hard-to-master mechanics, addictive gameplay, and competitive league play, World of Warships espouses the “One Team, One Fight” ethos that BWC centers itself upon perfectly. Learn more about the 2017 "One Team One Fight" (OTOF) Campaign HERE.


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