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Monday 28 June, 8PM UK time - Final meeting of the Europa Chicken League Season!

Discussion in 'UO Europa' started by Aurelius, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. Aurelius

    Aurelius Babbling Loonie
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    Final meeting of the Europa Chicken League Season! Now including the results!

    And for the final evening of the current season (for once advertised in plenty of time!)...

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    Currently the league table looks like this...

    6 : Cyanide.
    5 : Nari, Frosty.
    4 : Trinsic Steel.
    3 : Spike, Shadow, Bernie, Lightning.
    2 : Midnight, BlueBlaze, Spot, Trinsic Rose, PeckyBalboa, Sango, Nugget, Noir, Sky.
    1 : Lime, ThrobbingGristle, SnotKlap, Cerulean, Flash, Moonfeather, Dryad, Eric, Fir, Mixer, Quicksilver, Silver, Camo, SpareUno.

    So, if Cyanide wins, she's clinched the title - but if she doesn't, Nari and Frosty will both be looking for a win to share first place! Nice close ending for our first season....
     
  2. Aurelius

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    Slight bump as a reminder for this, since it seems we are competing for attention against both a World Cup and an invasion of Sosaria!
     
  3. Aurelius

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    Even by my standards, this report is woefully late.... sadly life has been conspiring to keep me away from UO, the forums, the internet and anything much fun recently. Hopefully that'll change before much longer - but now for the important stuff!

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    Final match of the season, with a few extra attractions - we were paying out treble the usual amounts for winning bets, there were prizes for the winners and commemorative statues for those who had taken part in season one, and my typing was probably worse than ever so everyone got a laugh, or maybe a headache, working out what on Earth I was on about....

    The evening's bouts -

    PeckyBalboa vs Mixer

    Almost identical skills, with a very slight stat advantage to Pecky, this shaped up to be a close fight - but it really went to the last possible hit, the lead swung back and forward between these two until both had only red showing in their health bars, before Mixer landed the winning blow.

    Quicksilver vs Dopey

    Fast rush at the start of the bout from Quicksilver, Dopey fought back hard but never seemed to recover from the initial shock, and fairly rapidly Quicksilver built up an unstoppable combination of blows to take a clear victory.

    Grumpy vs SpareUno

    SpareUno seemed a bit nervous about getting in to the arena, but with a little persuasion settled down and squared up against her opponent. Grumpy rushed in to attack, but SpareUno didn't give an inch and stood off all Grumpy's attacks while landing heavy hits of her own. Brave try from Grumpy, but a solid win for SpareUno.

    Spot vs Bernie

    Identical stats, all combat skills matched, the only difference between these two was, of all things, a higher resisting spells skill for Bernie! Spot got off to a fast start, Bernie fought back to take the lead, but Spot hung in and again worked her way ahead. Very close bout, but Spot proved too strong for Bernie in the end.

    Sky vs Nugget

    Very fast opening rush from Nugget - which made almost no impact on Sky at all, who blocked almost every attack. Those that did land were much weaker than the blows Sky was landing, and despite a brave try from Nugget, she was clearly outclassed and Sky took a well-deserved victory.

    And finally.... the fight to decide the title

    Nari vs Cyanide

    Current leader Cyanide was bound to be at the top of the table, but a win for Nari would have meant they both shared first place so there was a lot to fight for. Cyanide's not been on form lately, and although Cyanide rushed in to attack Nari seemed to be blocking most of her attacks, until Cyanide worked out how to break Nari's defensive skills and started landing some very heavy hits. Nari fought back to level the fight, but Cyanide kept on relentlessly and grabbed a close-fought win.

    So, for the end of this season, places worked out as :

    7 : Cyanide.
    5 : Nari, Frosty.
    4 : Trinsic Steel.
    3 : Spike, Shadow, Bernie, Lightning, Spot, Sky.
    2 : Midnight, BlueBlaze, Trinsic Rose, PeckyBalboa, Sango, Nugget, Noir, Mixer, Quicksilver, SpareUno.
    1 : Lime, ThrobbingGristle, SnotKlap, Cerulean, Flash, Moonfeather, Dryad, Eric, Fir, Silver, Camo.

    Sadly it seemed the Trinsic folks could not make it, so Steel didn't get another victory - but there's a third place statue waiting for collection when we next see her!

    Congratulations to Cyanide for a well-deserved victory, and thanks to all those who attended, brought their pets along to compete, took all our money by betting on winners or just came along to pass the time - hope you all had fun, and we'll see you all when we start off the next eason, currently
    planned to begin in August (July will be a holiday and training break for the competitors and their owners!).

    We'll be moving venue slightly, to the building directly to the East - so any existing runes will work fine, you just have a ten-yard walk to the new arena to help keep you and your birds fit ;)

    Thanks also from me to the O*T folks, without who I'd still be wondering if this was a good idea and doing nothing about it, and it would never have got off the ground!
     
  4. Irvyn

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    Thanks for the report, seems I missed a very good evening. Unfortunately real life got in the way for me too :( However, third place is pretty good, and I'm looking forward to next season :)

    Many thanks for doing all the organising and reporting, it was a great idea and excellent fun :)
     
  5. Bobar

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    I offer my thanks to all concerned for their hard work in running the contest.
    It could not have been easy considering all that had to be done each time.


    There were some strange occurences at times but these were not within the control of the organisers and generally just added to the fun of the events. For instance one of my chickens went walkabout as soon as she left the arena and took me some time to find as she was actually outside the house.

    I think it was all great entertainment and enjoyed it immensely so thank you all once again.

    PS Cyanide enjoyed it too :) Lightning not so much as she had a propensity for getting dead.