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Pholon/TLArena/Episode3

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Episode 3
Where the noobs kill the hero
Information
Hero: United States Terran Nyoken
Date: December 19th, 2009
Announcement: Topic
Polls/Live: Topic
Results: Topic
VOD: VOD
Players
Players Ranks: D to C+
Result
Result 7 wins

==Intro++ The 3rd edition of TL-Arena was played and broadcasted on December 19, 2009. The Hero of the evening was Nyoken: An A- level Terran player from the USA who had just qualified for TSL2 and was mentioned as a dark horse for this tournament by both ret and Idra. Commentary was done by Pokebunny, with guest commentaries by Grobyc and Brent "User:Psyonic_Reaver Schultz.

Concept[edit]

Hero would face 7 players on 7 maps, starting with randomly drawing one handicap from a pool of 16 handicaps and adding one after every win. The game is over if the Hero loses.

Maps[edit]

Pre-determined[edit]

TL selection[edit]

  • Crystalized - 46%
Note: Crystalized is a map made by TL's Grobyc[1]
  • Destination - 29%
  • Lost Temple - 21%
  • Heartbreak Ridge - 11%
  • Python - 4%

Handicaps[edit]

Upgrades[edit]

  • 1 Ebay/Armory
  • No Vulture Speed
  • No Range upgrades
  • No Vessel upgrades

Units[edit]

  • Refinery Cap (2)
  • Machine Shop Cap (1)
  • Production Facilty Cap (4)
  • No Dropships

Other[edit]

  • Kill 1 Initial Worker
  • No Scanners
  • Give vision
  • Initial Peon Sac
  • CPU ally
  • No Minimap
  • TL submission x3

TL selection[edit]

  • No Siege - 58%
  • No Lift off - 17% - This replaced "CPU Ally in the original batch
  • Max 1 Vessel - 11%
  • Fail placement - 11% Expansion CCs have to be 1 matrix off
  • No Bunkers - 3%
  • No Cloak - 1%

Results[edit]

Handicap: No Vessel Ups

Nyoken <Outsider> JegsUger

Handicaps: No Vessel Ups // Gas Cap

Nyoken <Fighting Spirit> DarthThienAn

Handicaps: No Vessel Ups // Gas Cap // Prod. Fac. Cap

Nyoken <Longinus> Zuries

Handicaps: No Vessel Ups // Gas Cap // Prod. Fac. Cap // 1 eBay/Armory

Nyoken <Katrina> Ms2zerg

Handicaps: No Vessel Ups // Gas Cap // Prod. Fac. Cap // 1 eBay/Armory // No Lift

Nyoken <Medusa> Stormtemplar97

Handicaps: No Vessel Ups // Gas Cap // Prod. Fac. Cap // 1 eBay/Armory // No Lift // No Scan

Nyoken <Crystalized> [TSL]ToN

Handicaps: No Vessel Ups // Gas Cap // Prod. Fac. Cap // 1 eBay/Armory // No Lift // No Scan // Kill ini worker

Nyoken <Tornado> Toopham

VOD[edit]

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

Personel[edit]

  • Pholon - Organise + host
  • Brent "User:Psyonic_Reaver" Schultz - Stream + commentary
  • Pokebunny - Commentary
  • Grobyc - Guest commentary
  • Julmust - IRC operator

Notes[edit]