The Vanilla Challenge

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by tf2.com, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. tf2.com

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    CEVO is host to a new tournament, "The Vanilla Challenge." Teams will compete for cash prizes with first place receiving $1000 and a spot in the main division in their upcoming season nine. Maps have not yet been announced.



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  2. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    Then it's not really a vanilla contest...
     
  3. Omnomnick

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    Exactly what I thought.
     
  4. honeymustard

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    *close enough face*
     
  5. LeSwordfish

    aa LeSwordfish semi-trained quasi-professional

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    If it's not really vanilla, can we call it the Vanillin challenge?
     
  6. Okrag

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    Chocolate Chip
     
  7. grazr

    aa grazr Old Man Mutant Ninja Turtle

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    Kritz should be allowed. Everything else can fuck off.
     
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  8. HellJumper

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  9. tyler

    aa tyler snail prince, master of a ruined tower

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    Vanilla doesn't mean flavorless or whatever. Vanilla is a flavor. Vanilla is not plain.

    I think this is acceptable.
     
  10. Doctor Paprika

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    I don't really see the point in letting any unlocks in if the whole idea is that it's a vanilla contest. I mean, I honestly think the Kritzkrieg is as fundamental to the core gameplay elements at this point as the regular Medigun, but if you're going to base a tournament around a gimmick like all-vanilla teams, then you should be consistent.

    Also, why are the only allowed unlocks all for the Medic? Is the Crusader's Crossbow really more "vanilla" than, say, Bonk or Jarate?
     
  11. Prestige

    aa Prestige im not gay anymore

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    vanilla + medic unlocks just sounds silly
     
  12. Trotim

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    Why the fuck would you allow the Overdose, seriously now. Vanilla + Kritz is fine, Vanilla + "the admin is Medic and wants an unfair advantage" is not.

    They also allow reskins, fuck that. The Original is also not a reskin.

    You mean they would be balanced, and balanced? Instead of overpowered and overpowered?
     
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  13. HellJumper

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    This is a legitimate question since I've never actually used the original, but what does it do differently from the default rocket launcher? I honestly thought it was the same.
     
  14. honeymustard

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    Fires from the centre of the screen... should be allowed IMO.
     
  15. tyler

    aa tyler snail prince, master of a ruined tower

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  16. fubarFX

    aa fubarFX The "raw" in "nodraw"

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    not only that but also shooting around corners
     
  17. HellJumper

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    Are you sure that the projectile comes out from the middle?
     
  18. grazr

    aa grazr Old Man Mutant Ninja Turtle

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    Yes, they do.

    I usually consider people who use the quake launcher obnoxious twats and specifically go out of my way to pick on them during combat because they annoy me.
     
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  19. Doctor Paprika

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    I don't know why people prefer the projectile to come straight from the middle. People claim it balances corner shots because you can do equally well from either the left or right rather than the uneven angle of the stock RL, but tt takes away one of the subtle elements of weapon design that make the primaries in TF2 so good. It would be like making the Demo's pills perfectly round so they bounce more predictably.