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 No.116[Last 50 Posts]

Congratulations /kind/, your board is now officially entered into the 6th Infinity Cup, a competition dedicated to crowning the divegrass champion of the webring! The defending champion and host for this Cup is /kind/, who defeated /co/ in the final, via a nailbiting penalty shootout. We will be following a similar tournament structure this Cup, with a Group Stage, guaranteeing your board at least 3 games, and a final Knockout Stage to determine the sole champion. The tentative schedule for the tournament is as follows:

>July 31

Second Deadline, for tactics and Player Cards (explained below)
>August 1st
Draw Stream on the Infinity Cup Cytube, determining which teams your board will face in the Group Stage
>August 7th, 8th, 9th
First, second, and third Day of competition
>August 14th, 15th, 16th
Fourth, fifth, sixth day of competition, completion of Group Stage
>August 22nd
First day of Knockout Stage
>August 23rd
Final day of Knockout Stage, and the champion is crowned

 No.117


So what's the deal with this second deadline? This is for the strategy your team will run during the games, and it's the alternative to live managing. It's a simple text document that the rigger follows during the game that outlines offensive and defensive tactics, as well as substitutes. As for Player Cards, these are the special abilities your players will carry into the game.

>Alright, I think I can handle that

Perfect. The page explaining Team Strategies and how to select them is here: http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Team_Strategies And the page for Player Cards that does the same is here: http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Player_Cards You can send your strategies and player cards to me (SKF@8chan.co or SKF@cock.li) until July 31st, which gives me ample time to actually put them into the game. If you have any trouble with this as well, reach out. I've tried to make those two pages as accessible as possible, but I know there's still going to be issues for those putting it together.

 No.118

>I want to help but not do that
Not a problem. Most teams don't have their roster pages filled out, and it's likely yours is one of them. Head to the wiki and fill in your team's roster page with images and brief profiles on your players. It really helps the commentators with their shitposts in-game. (Exemplar roster pages: http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki//ita//Roster http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki//loomis//Roster http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki//otter//Roster) We're always looking for 3D models of players on teams, so if you happen to know how to use Blender or have access to MMDs or similar 3D models, pass them along and we'll work on getting them into PES. We're also opening up submissions for adboards for this Cup, the field advertisements the scroll through during play. To submit them, simply post in your respective thread on /icup/, the only requirement is that the images be scaleable to 512x64, as that's the dimensions that PES needs for them to work. And as always, there's also room for any OC you guys want to put together for the tournament.

t. SKF

 No.338

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Hey /kind/, I'll be running a test stream this Saturday the 18th on https://cytu.be/r/8cup. The whole thing kicks off at 3 EDT, 2CST, 19:00 UTC. We'll be playing some friendlies, having a bit of banter, and just shitposting on our merry ways. Tune in!

 No.422

Stream today 2 CDT 3 EDT 19:00 UTC https://cytu.be/r/8cup

 No.428

Going live momentarily!

 No.432

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That was a nice stream. Makes me want to bang out this team strategy thing.

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Thank you to all who tuned in to the /test/ stream today. If you missed it, the matches will be up on the archive soon (https://pt.neko.bar/video-channels/icuparchive/video-playlists). We are officially two weeks away from the Group Draw to see who your team will compete against in the first stage of the Cup. If your team does not have their tactics sorted out yet, feel free to chip in by working on Team Strategies (http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Team_Strategies) or Player Cards (http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Player_Cards). I know this is complicated, so swing by your thread on /icup/ and I can answer any questions you might have. The deadline is July 31st. If you're not tactically inclined, you can still help out by creating adboards specific to your board. Adboards, like /japan/'s here, pic #2 related, are the little signs that cycle through on the sidelines during games. Post a board-related ad as a PNG in the same dimensions as /japan/'s and I'll be able to use it during the Cup. Any other OC for your team or roster you'd like to contribute is always appreciated as well.

 No.437

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>>432
I can provide you with last Cup's strategy as your starting point. You know, the strategy you guys won with.

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>>437
That would be a big help. Thank you.

 No.439

>>438
https://files.catbox.moe/77wt26.txt
Here's what you guys had last time.

 No.455

>>439
looks good. I think we can just go with this.

 No.535

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Hello!

Anon here who provided last strategy. If nobody disagree, would like rework a few details, because there were still some parts to improve from the last cup.

 No.547

>>535
Please improve it if you can.

 No.553

Ok,

https://files.catbox.moe/3q2l11.md - this is a first draft. I will watch the old streams again and see what else can be improved, but this might take up some time. Any commentary is of course welcome.

If you don't have a decent markdown viewer, you can open this file in your browser https://files.catbox.moe/m50aw6.html

 No.745

Just a reminder you have less than a week to finish up tactics and player cards. If you are having any difficulties or are worried no one will step up, leave a post here or in your thread on /icup/. I have an anon on standby willing to put something together for teams who need help. If you're a team who has participated in a previous Cup and you have not explicitly let me know you're sticking with your strats from last time, do so ASAP, as it cuts down on the work I'll have to do in the week after the Draw Stream. If you've already done so, kick back, take it easy and wait for the draw stream. Draw Stream is August 1st, 2PM PDT, 4PM CDT, 5PM EDT, 21:00 UTC. Mark that calendar.

As well, we're still accepting adboards for use during the tournament, visit the dedicated adboard thread on /icup/ and post them there.

 No.777

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Since we host this infinity cup, we should give our stadium a proper name. I suggest and vote for Comfy Camp. Does anyone has other ideas?

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>>777
How about Friendship Field? But I think your amazing digits mean we should use your suggestion.

 No.781

>>780
I think friendship field is most fitting.

 No.783


 No.904

Ok, Friendship Field it is.

 No.941

Just under an hour away, Draw Stream, be there!

https://cytu.be/r/8cup

 No.949

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Draw Stage is done. Its
/kind/, /v/, /japan/ and /jibrejp/

My first analysis says
- /librejp/ will be very likely a win
- /v/ is a bit harder to predict, as the current strategy is vulnerable to overloading the attacking side, but on the other side /kind/ tactic will likes score some goals
- /jp/ will likely stopped by the 5+1 defence line, they seem to have their focus on the center midfield which is usually outplayed by /kind/ tactics

first guess would be /jp/ and /kind/ go to the knock-out stage

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>>949
Thanks for taking care of the update. Here's the full groups in case you guys were interested.

 No.984

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Took a little longer than I thought to get it finished, but here's the schedule for your Group.

 No.1078

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Made some banners for the cup!

 No.1154

Matches for group A begin in about an hour and a half, with /kind/ facing off against /japan/.

https://cytu.be/r/8cup

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>>1154
Did we win?

 No.1162

>>1159
Sadly no, it was a 0-1 lose against jp. Both team showed some good performance though.

 No.1175

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Thanks to all who tuned in this weekend. The current Cup standings are as follows. For a slightly more detailed look please see http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Infinity_Cup_6

 No.1282

Hey guys, the cup continues today. The match is versus /v/ this time, so surely we'll win.

 No.1286

Quick recap of the scores from today. The full image with an update on Golden Boot will come tomorrow.

/kind/ 1-2 /v/
/japan/ 1-2 /librejp/
/wooo/ 1-0 /sw/
/lego/ 0-1 /bane/
/co/ 1-2 /monster/
/late/ & /comfy 1-2 /cuckquean/
/bmn/ 2-1 /2hu/

If you don't see your team listed above, it means you're playing tomorrow. Matches kick off at the usual time (18:00 UTC). For a more detailed breakdown see: http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Infinity_Cup_6

 No.1288

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>>1282
You jinxed it

 No.1289

>being beaten
>being beaten by /v/
just.jpg

 No.1309

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Matchday 2 of the Cup is now complete. Congratulations to all teams who have thus far punched their ticket to the Knockout Stage. As usual, you can get a more in-depth look at http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Infinity_Cup_6 Matchday 3 begins next Saturday, same time, same place.

 No.1364

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Just a quick update: All matches played in the Cup so far are now viewable on NekoBar. The ICUP 6 playlist can be found at: https://pt.neko.bar/videos/watch/playlist/8d9881ff-e2f4-4335-8fa7-897c5219f8ea
Additionally, the last set of Group Stage matches are to be held this Saturday and Sunday, usual time, usual place. Group winners and other teams advancing to the Knockout Stage will be determined through these matches, including the pair of rivalry matches in Group B, to be collectively referred to as "Grudgement Day". Be sure to tune in for these games and more this weekend!

 No.1453

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The Group Stage of the Cup is now complete! Congratulations to the teams that advanced, the Cup continues with the Round of 16, beginning and ending on Saturday the 29th, and the final day, Sunday August 30th. The champion will be crowned this coming weekend, will you be there?

 No.1455

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>>1453
Why are we losing!?

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>>1453
>/kind/
>0 points.

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>>1455
>>1474
On the bright side, /kind/ still has its championship. No one can take that away.

 No.1536

The Knockout Stage begins tomorrow afternoon. Join us for what could be the only sport running in North America! First match kicks off at the usual time: 11:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM CDT / 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 UTC

 No.1549

You guys are having an interesting match :^)

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>>1549
So we're out?

 No.1554

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We must fire the moe blobs from the /kind/ team roster.
We need tougher /kind/ness. This soft /kind/ness is why we lost.

 No.1555

>>1550
Didn't make the knockouts no. You guys were put up against a joke Reddit team. In true /kind/ fashion, you refused to bully them too harshly and won 5-0.

 No.1563

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Today is the day! A new divegrass champion will be crowned! The final matches of the tournament begin at 11:00 AM PDT, 1:00 PM CDT, 2:00 PM EDT, 18:00 UTC https://cytu.be/r/8cup BE THERE

 No.1570

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Infinity Cup 6 is now complete! Congratulations to /fascist/ who join the ranks of champions as they defeated /bane/ 2-1 in the Final! In an unprecedented turn of events, the Golden Boot will be shared by not 2, but 3 players: Alfred Legosen (/lego/), Ammit (/monster/), and Cuckquean-tan (/cuckquean/). Each player scored 6 goals officially through the Cup, fitting, giving it was the 6th edition. Thank you to every anon who chipped in throughout the Cup, and thank you especially to all the anons who took the time to tune in. We'll see you for ICUP 7!

 No.3289

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Hello /kind/, I arrive at your humble board to officially announce the GCUP! The GCUP will be an exhibition tournament between boards of the webring that represent nations of the world, and will be contested under usual ICUP rules. In addition, we'll also be hosting friendlies for non-national boards/teams as part of the festivites. Friendlies can be played under normal rules, or, if you choose, under alternate (meme) rulesets that will be decided closer to the Cup's kickoff. If you would like to participate, head on over to the pinned thread at our board on Cafe. The event is set to begin February 13th, 2021. Look forward to having you there!

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>>3289
Sounds fun. Let's do it. Hopefully with better performance this time.

 No.4296

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The GCUP Friendlies are set! Teams and gimmicks were drawn at random; you will be playing /otter/ in the fifth friendly of the tournament. Start time can be found here: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=2021-02-20T19:00:00

We'll be showing these matches on the 8cup cytube as usual. Tune in!

 No.4297

>>4296
Can we still modify our teams playstyle? Apparently something got screwed up last time it was changed.

 No.4396

>>4297
Since it's just a friendly with a funny gimmick it doesn't really matter, but we can change in time for the next ICUP no problem.

 No.4484

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Best of luck in GCUP Friendlies /kind/!

 No.4485

We're on in 45 minutes!

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