Update from UO - Origin Events (emfainemorgan.com) PvP Tournament Scheduled Posted By EMFaineMorgan on April 22, 2009 The First Origin PvP Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, April 25th. Please check the Origin PvP Page for updated rules and brackets as well as the complete schedule for registration and the tournament itself. Origin PvP Tournament Registrations for the First Origin PvP Tournament will be held beginning on Thursday, April 23rd at the Origin PvP Arena. Registration dates and times are: Thursday, April 23rd 5:00 p.m. – 7 p.m. Pacific Friday, April 24th 5:00 p.m. – 7 p.m. Pacific Saturday, April 25th 10 a.m. – 12 Noon Pacific The tournament itself will begin on Saturday, April 25th at 6 p.m. Pacific at the Origin PvP Arena. The portal to the PvP Arena is outside the Counsellor’s Hall in West Brit Felucca. Tournament Information Brackets Mage Pure Mage Hybrid Mage Dexxer Archer Ladders Elimination Style Competion Two people from each bracket fight at a time Winner advances If there is an odd number of contestants, one defeated fighter from a previous round will be chosen by dice roll to play the odd man out in a wild card match One set of “rounds” each week for Mage, Dexxer, Archer (NOTE: IF time allows, based on number of entrants, we will attempt to finish the tournament in one weekend) Match ups determined by roll of the dice. Highest roll matches with lowest roll, etc. Pet fights be their own set of rounds on a different night (More information on Pet Fights to come later. This will include a category for PvP Pet Fights.) Ten minute time limit on matches. If there is no winner at the end of ten minutes, it will go to sudden death. No healing, no bandaging, etc. Contestants packs will be checked prior to the match beginning to make sure they have adhered to the rules. All brackets except Pure Mage Allow a limited number (10) of petals, grapes, etc. in all brackets EXCEPT Pure Mage up to Sudden Death Allow an unlimited number of potions in all brackets EXCEPT Pure Mage up to Sudden Death Allow an unlimited number of bandages in all brackets EXCEPT Pure Mage up to Sudden Death Allow Trapped boxes/pouches in all brackets EXCEPT Pure Mage up to Sudden Death Mage Duel Rules (hybrid/pure) No Invisibility Spells No precasting No fields No summons No pets **Participants must have a minimum of GM Magery/GM Eval BASE to participate in a Hybrid Mage Duel Pure Mage Duel Rules (in addition to above) No Special Attacks (Disarm, etc.) Mage Spells ONLY (No necro, spell weaving, weapons, etc. are allowed in this class) Energy Resist limited to 70 No protection No bandages, grapes, apples, petals, potions, etc. will be allowed in this class No polymorphing No scrolls. Spells must be cast using the magery skill. Scrolls of any sort are disallowed in this bracket. **Participants in this bracket should have, minimum, the basic four mage skills (Magery, Evaluating Intelligence, Meditation, Magic Resistance) Battle Royale At the end of each week’s competition, there will be a finale with everyone who participated in the fights for the week, last man standing. If the tournament spans more than one weekend, the winner of each week’s Battle Royale will be recorded in a book. At the end of the tournament competition, former winners of the Battle Royale will go head to head for the honor of being declared “Last Man (or Woman) Standing” **Note: This first tournament will be a testing ground for future tournaments. We expect a few bumps and are doing everything in our power to make this as enjoyable as possible for all involved. We ask that everyone keep an open mind and give us feedback after the tournament concludes on ways to improve the next tournament. We are hoping to be able to hold these PvP Tournaments Quarterly.