Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Anicon 2008: Racedriver GRID "Fastest Time" Tournament Rules


Join us at ANICON 2008! October 5, SM Megamall, Megatrade Hall 3!

We'll be having Rockband 2 as well as many other Xbox 360 games for people to try out :) We will also be having a RACEDRIVER GRID competition where the player with the fastest time on a particular track can win 1,000 pesos! We also have a SOULCALIBUR IV tournament, the rules of which are posted below.

Schedule for tournaments:

1:05PM - 4PM - GRID Tournament

4PM onwards - Soulcalibur IV tournament

Meet up with fellow gamers at Anicon 2008! Visit the Pinoyxbox booth and join the fun :)
Below are the rules for the GRID Fastest Time Tournament -

RULES FOR THE RACEDRIVER GRID “FASTEST TIME” TOURNAMENT

Mechanics:

Players must sign up at the Pinoyxbox booth for the Grid “Fastest Time” Tournament. Sign up ends once the limit for players is met or if the time limit for sign ups is finished (whichever comes first). Players will be informed when the tournament will start. If a player is not present when he is called to play, they’ll be given two minutes grace period. If the missing player is still not present at the time of his turn after the two minutes has expired, he is disqualified.

Sign up time: 10AM-1PM. Tournament starts 1:05PM and goes on until 4PM (hopefully it finishes before 4PM).

There will be a maximum of 16 players accepted for this tournament. After sign up, the players will be ordered at random to determine who will get to play first. After the order of players is determined, each player takes turns playing on a given track for Racedriver: Grid with the car, driving assist setting, and control setup of their choice. The players are allowed 5 laps to post a fast time. The player who posts the fastest time among all the players wins the tournament. (Specifics on the track, car type, and other details, will be posted below. )

In the event of a tie, the players with tied lap times will play again until a winner is determined. In this (highly unlikely scenario) the referees/moderators will choose a different race track for the tied players to race on, but the other rules will remain the same.

Age Restrictions: None

Game Settings:
· Car Region: Japan
· Car Type: Any Pro-Tuned car
· Game Mode: Grid World > View Cars > Japan > Select Car > Test Drive
· Ghost Car: OFF
· Driving Assists: Default is ALL ON, but players can set this as they please
· Controls: Default is PRESET 1, but players are allowed to customize their controls
Race Track Specifications:
· Track Region: Japan
· Track Select: Okutama
· Track Type: Grand Circuit

Car Specification: Any Japanese, Pro-Tuned Car starting from class C (Classes C, D, E are selectable).

Number of Laps: 5

Rules regarding race restarts/lap times:
· A player can restart his race at any time by pausing the game and selecting RESTART RACE. Doing so adds to his current lap total. For example, if the player is halfway through the lap then decides to restart, that adds 1 lap to the current lap total for that player. Referees must take note of the number of laps that a player has already run through the track.
· If a player restarts five consecutive times, the fifth restart would be his fifth lap, and then he wouldn’t be allowed to restart again.
· If adding the number of race restarts and the number of laps executed totals to five, the player will not be allowed to restart again after the fifth lap.
· Players pausing the game or pressing the Xbox Guide button for other reasons and not for the purpose of restarting the race will be disqualified.
· The referee/moderator must take note of the lap time for each time that the player goes around the track. If the player intentionally restarts the game while the referee is taking note of the lap time, that player will be disqualified.
· If an unexpected game glitch causes the game clock to post a very unrealistic time (for instance, it posts a 10 second time due to some software error), the game will be restarted completely and the player gets to play again. If he already went around the track for a few times (for instance if he already posted 2 laps before the error), he’ll only be allowed to run the number of laps left before he completes the five lap total (like in the example earlier, if he posted 2 laps already, he can only run 3 more laps and that’s it).

Player/Audience behavior

· Players must exercise sportsmanship before, during and after their matches. Players that exhibit any form of unsporting conduct (swearing at the other player, trash-talking, etc.) will automatically be DISQUALIFIED.
· Onlookers in the audience who are rowdy or verbally/physically abuse the players before, during or after the tournament will be forced to leave the premises.
Controller:
· The standard Xbox 360 gamepad will be provided for each player at the playing area.
· The Microsoft Xbox 360 Steering Wheel will NOT BE ALLOWED for this tournament.
Other rules:
· A referee must be present and monitoring the match to make it official.
· If a player causes an intentional hardware reset or other problem, that player is disqualified.
· If a hardware problem occurs in the middle of a person’s game, the game will be restarted completely and the player gets to play again. If he already went around the track for a few times (for instance if he already posted 2 laps before the error), he’ll only be allowed to run the number of laps left before he completes the five lap total (like in the example earlier, if he posted 2 laps already, he can only run 3 more laps and that’s it).
· For any other situation which arises which is not covered by this rule set, the Pinoyxbox moderators will confer with the referee(s) and render a decision. Whichever decision is reached by the moderators is FINAL.
· The referees and the Pinoyxbox moderators reserve the right to bar any player or group for whatever reason from the Pinoyxbox booth before, during or after the tournament.

Winners:
1st Place - Infinite Undiscovery, Brothers in Arms
2nd Place - Warhammer Battle March
3rd Place - 1 10 piece D Skins

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