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i'd prefer it that way, however, if everyone WANTS it opened to low meta, i'd be more than fine with that. i'm just offering to host. i'll host whatever level is agreed upon, though the format would be the same as i mentioned.
if 6 people can decide on a level and sign up i'll host. simple as.
I mean, Batgirl's body reading and Taskmasters photgraphic reflexes might be seen as powers by some (although imo, they're not really powers in the same sense as X), but then those aren't exactly match ending techniques like move reading telepathy...
Amalgam or a team of three? I have a low level meta amalgam I have been toying with the idea of using for a while (no prep needed. Yes. You read that correctly. I said no prep needed). If it does not pan out with the rules here, I am still willing to use it in a battlezone. If anyone is interested PM me. Might not happen for a while, but might as well see if there is someone who wants to do a battlezone (if the tournament does not pan out)
How so? The only reason I said I would not need prep is because the characters have no need for it. That and most seem to define me as someone who uses prep as a crutch. Thus, I've been thinking about several teams for a while that do not need much prep. The one I am thinking about in particular fits the low meta level.
I was thinking about an elimination tournament. Each person would draft 4-6 characters (street to low meta) and participate in blind draw matches (you'd know who your opponent was and who they had on their roster, but not which 2 characters they'd be using in the match).
With a loss one of the two characters used in the match would be forfeited to the victor's roster. Participants would be eliminated when their roster was depleted to 1 character .
If that's what you guys vote for, then cool. But it would no longer be a street tourney in any sense. Sans prep, there probably isn't a street-leveler who should be drafted over many low metas. I agree it opens things up...I just liked the simplicity of street for the sake of something different. In all KMC's tourneys, there's never been a truly street-level tournament.
"A great tactician creates plans.
A good tactician recognizes the soundness of a plan presented to him.
A fair tactician must see the plan succeed before offering approval.
Those with no tactical ability at all may never understand or accept the plan.
And when a mind is too deficient in understanding, the resulting gap is often filled with resentment."
I guess I just get a kick out of the idea that every match will be a variation on "no, I punch you harder and faster." I smile when I think of it.
In either scenario, I'd vote to keep it to small teams, little or no prep, no amalgams, etc. Again, I think we've done cosmic omni-busters to death...you would know that better than most. And even the few low meta tourneys ended up being insane either due to amalgams or battle locations, or both. It's fun, yes, but we honestly have no idea what a more subdued tourney would look like, or what kinds of teams/debaters it would favor. I wouldn't mind finding out.