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Pholon/TLArena/Episode2

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Episode 2
This is War
Information
Hero: Italy Protoss ClouD (Amateur)
Date: October 22th, 2009
Announcement: Topic
Polls/Live: Topic
Results: Topic
VOD: VOD
Players
Players Ranks: D+ to C+
Result
Result 2 wins

The 2nd edition of TL-Arena was played and broadcasted on October 23rd, 2009. The Hero of the evening was Cloud: The 4 times national champion of Italy and one of the top-ranked foreign Protoss players. Commentary was done by Pholon and Leperkahn, with guest commentaroes by Pokebunny and Ender.

Concept[edit]

Hero would face 8 players on 8 maps, randomly drawing one handicap after every win from a pool of 16 handicaps. The game is over if the Hero loses.

Handicaps[edit]

Upgrades[edit]

  • No Forge upgrades
  • No Zealot Leg upgrade
  • No Dragoon Range upgrade
  • No Psionic Storm

Units[edit]

  • No Zealots
  • No Observers
  • Gateway cap Max = 5
  • Assim cap Max=1
  • No Shuttles
  • No (Regular) Archons.

Other[edit]

  • Give vision
  • Initial Peon Sac
  • Double Tech
  • TL submission x3

TL selection[edit]

  • CPU Ally - 37%
  • No Minimap - 24%
  • Sudden Death - 22% - Lose Nexus is lose the game
  • Glass Ceiling - 11% - No more Probe building after X minutes
  • 2 Probes per gas - 3%
  • 1 Nexus can make Probes - 1%

Maps[edit]

TL selection[edit]

Note: Demon's Shiver is the unbugged version of Demon's Forest.
  • Asgard - 24%
  • Heartbreak Ridge - 11%
  • Blue Storm - 11%
  • Holy World - 4%
  • Destination - 4%
  • Neo Medusa - 0%

Results[edit]

Handicaps: None.

Cloud < Andromeda > l10f

Handicap: No Zealot Speed.

Cloud < Rush Hour 3 > TheAntz

Handicaps: No Zealot Speed, Double Tech.

Cloud < Nostalgia > lalala[UC]

Bonus Games[edit]

The rest of the maps were played out, removing the fatal handicap but adding some more for fun.

Handicaps: No Zealot Speed, Double Tech, No Goon Range.

ClouD <Demon's Shiver> Jambonkingcool

Handicaps: No Zealot Speed, Double Tech, No Goon Range, No Forge Ups.

ClouD <Neo Medusa> Konadora

Handicaps: No Zealot Speed, Double Tech, No Goon Range, No Forge Ups, No Storm.

ClouD <Tornado> Tirentu

Handicaps: No Zealot Speed, Double Tech, No Goon Range, No Forge Ups, No Storm, No Minimap.

ClouD <Moon Glaive> Juubi

Handicaps: No Zealot Speed, Double Tech, No Goon Range, No Forge Ups, No Storm, No Minimap, Sudden Death.

ClouD <Outsider> inv.1a2a3apro

VOD[edit]

The VOD can be found in the On-Demand section of [1].

Personel[edit]

  • Pholon - Organise + commentary
  • Leperkahn - Stream + commentary
  • Pokebunny - Guest commentary
  • Ender - Guest commentary
  • Julmust - IRC operator