KombatNetwork Arena #14: Die Hard!

KombatNetwork returns along with Monster Island Tournaments, Always Godlike, Red Bank Rumble and 8Way Run for the next highly competitive local/potential regional quality event. This will act as a continuation of the Monster Island Tournaments Circuit if so desired.

Where: YesterCades of Somerville, NJ
When: December 27th, 2014
Time: 3PM Casual start time until 2AM (up to 12 full hours)
Venue Fee: $15 – grants full access to the entire arcade, 75 cabinets, 10 pinball machines, 5 console TVs, skeeball, billiards, Foosball, air hockey and more! This also includes casuals.

Venue also has a snack bar with hot foods (hot dogs, pretzels, pizza, nachos, etc) now for additional fees. Plenty of local places to eat, train station is right across the street but may require connecting trains to get from major areas.


Injustice Gods Among Us: – (360) – $10 Entry Fee – 3/5 all rounds of bracket double elimination. Standard Stage and character select rules apply.
Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3: – (360) – $10 Entry Fee – 3/5 all rounds of bracket, double elimination tournament. Standard Evo rules apply.
Ultra Street Fighter 4: – (360) – $10 Entry Fee – 2/3 double elimination tournament, Winners, Losers and Grand Finals are 3/5. Standard Evo rules apply.
Mortal Kombat (2011): (360) – $5 Entry Fee – 2/3 double elimination tournament, Winners, Losers and Grand Finals are 3/5 Standard Stage and character select rules apply.
Killer Instinct: (XBOX One) – $5 Entry Fee – 2/3 double elimination tournament, Winners, Losers and Grand Finals are 3/5
CvS2: (PS2) – $5 Entry Fee – 2/3 double elimination tournament, Winners, Losers and Grand Finals are 3/5
3rd Strike: (360) – $5 Entry Fee – 2/3 double elimination tournament, Winners, Losers and Grand Finals are 3/5
Ultimate Mortal Kombat II: TE: (PC/MAME) – Free Entry – 2/3 double elimination tournament, Winners, Losers and Grand Finals are 3/5. Winner character lock enforced.

Preliminary Tournament Schedule (runners subject to change due to availability):

3PM – 5:30PM
Casuals for available games (feel free to show up before 3 to take advantage of the arcade itself while waiting for us to set up as there is a party ending around 2). Casuals for non tournament games can continue, ie: Injustice Casuals last until 6:30, SF4 until 7:30.

5PM to 5:30
Finalize all Brackets. It is unlikely there will be any pools for the brackets and all games will be run as a single seeded bracket.

UMvC3 – Run by ChiefGief
Mortal Kombat – Run by Mikemetroid

CvS2 – Run by GBursine

Injustice – Run by Rapzilla

UMK3:TE – Run by Chain-Ace
3rd Strike – Run by ChiefGief

USF4 – Run by Ray Riazy
Killer Instinct – Run by D Speedshifting

Stream: http://8wayrun.tv

We will try to stream top 3 or 4 for all games, priority goes to Injustice/MK, USF4/KI, UMK3:TE/UMvC3, CvS2/3rd Strike

8 players or more = 70/20/10
6/7 players = 70/30
5 players or less = winner take all

Large Awards for 1st place in all games, medals for 2nd and 3rd for all games.

The train station is located here:

https://maps.google.com/maps?client=opera&channel=suggest&q=somerville nj train station&ie=UTF-8&ei=2SlWU-K7LJKzsATd44GgDQ&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ

YesterCades is located a few hundred feet from the platform up Division St on the right. There is a lot of parking in the area as well, and many, many places to eat.

Setups include:

Injustice: up to 4
KI: 2 (more if necessary)
AE: 2-3
MK9: 2
UMK3:TE: 1
Marvel 3: 2 (waiting for confirms on players)

Bonus games (likely only grand finals to be streamed if time permits)
3rd Strike: 1 to 2 depending on turnout.
CvS2: 1 to 2 depending on turnout.

Stations may need to be recycled or borrowed for tournaments once others are finished.

If there are any errors or glaring issues, please let me know.

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Tweeted by @UMKShock:

@KombatNetwork welcomes EGP’s MFSlayer @FRANKTHEFOB once again through “every little bit helps” sponsorship, this time for NEC!

Well that’s one more West Coast player making it out to NEC, the hypest event on the east coast all year!

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November 15th, 2014 – Monster Island BirthRight: IGAU/ MK9/ USF4/ KI3/ MVC2/ UNIEL/ UMK3:TE

RSVP Here https://www.facebook.com/events/560615780710201/

Monster Island BirthRight: IGAU/ MK9/ USF4/ KI3/ MVC2/ UNIEL/ UMK3:TE

Chat about it here http://testyourmight.com/threads/nov-15-2014-season-2-birthright-igau-mk9-usf4-ki3-mvc2-uniel-farmingdale-ny.45772/

1. Pre-reg is now $15 and at the door is $20. Down from $20/25. To Pre-Reg please send as a gift to newaje15@aol.com via PayPal (please include gt/games) or you can catch me in person at The Arena on LI or 8 on the Break in NJ from time to time. Pre-Reg closes Thursday 11/13.

2. Meal plan $15 bucks gets you free refills on soda/water and access to the buffet that includes boneless wings, boned wings, bar burgers, quesadillas, pizza bites & pigs in a blanket. Only 25 packages available as of now, if it sells out I’ll see about ordering more. So if you pre-reg venue + food +soda is only $30 total!

3. This room has A/C!!!!! Hail, hail! #1 complaint addressed!

4. Medals for 2nd and 3rd place. Season 1 had 1st place only trophies but now 2nd and 3rd will be recognized as well!

5. Officially adding MvC2 and UNIEL to the lineup! (UMVC3 has been dropped)

6. Streamed by the one & only @Sabin @ http://www.twitch.tv/nycfurby

7. The new version of UMK3:TE will be playable here as well!!! Thanks to @Shock

8. Standings from Season 1 will carry over into Season 2 and can be found here: http://testyourmight.com/threads/mo…eason-1-power-rankings-updated-8-22-14.40746/

The Basics”

IGAU, MK9, USF4 will be played on XB360 * KI on XB1 * MvC2 on Dreamcast * UNIEL on PS3*

All setups will have Asus Monitors and most will have external speakers. *MvC2 will have CRTs

MK9, KI3, UNIEL and USf4 (double blind pick allowed) will be 2/3 double elimination. IGAU will be 3/5 double elimination throughout. ALL GAMES loser picks stage/character. Grand, Winner, Loser Finals is 3/5.

MvC2 : No game breaking or game freezing glitches. Juggernaut glitch is allowed Each character can only be picked once per team. Switch glitch allowed on win or loss, must keep same order on win. 2/3, 3/5 finals, 4/7 Grand finals. @G4S J360

IGAU is double random stage select, loser chooses to keep stage or go back to double random/change character. INTERACTABLES ARE OFF. Both players must turn them off before selecting the stage.

1st Place trophies for all games, 2nd/3rd place medals.

Games with more than 8 entrants 70/20/10 split, anything less is winner takes all.

Tourney Schedule:

Mk9 at 4 PM
KI3 at 4:30PM
MVC2 / UNIEL at 5 PM
Food comes out at 6 PM (pre-reg :D )
USF4 at 7 PM
IGAU at 9 PM

Stream Schedule: http://www.twitch.tv/nycfurby

Mk9 4-6PM
KI3 Top 4 6-7PM
USF4 7-9PM
MVC2/UNIEL we will try to sprinkle in Top 4s during USF4/IGAU.


For those not familiar with Dave & Busters it’s a sports bar arcade. Games, food, drinks all available to you at any time!!

For my friends traveling by train, take it to the Farmingdale LIRR Station, 5 minutes away I will arrange pickups!!

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KombatNetwork promo shots from TFC by Shinob-e

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Written interview with Shock on jemmillion.com

Photo credit: Chris Bahn of Put That Back. http://www.ptbpro.org/

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