Games The 17th EUC Starfighter Draft: Pigs on the Wing

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  1. Point Given Mod of Literature and Community

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    Playoff Round


    The George Lucas Memorial Division


    Can't Take the Sky From Us (4) vs Seven Gentlemen and a Princess (4)


    Wedge Antilles, Wes Janson, Corran Horn, Asyr Sei'lar, Kasan Moor, Anj Dahl, Bror Jace, Lensi
    vs
    Soontir Fel, Pash Cracken, Keyan Farlander, Jake Farrell, Rookie One, Dash Rendar, Lando Calrissian, Plourr Ilo

    Giving until Saturday for arguments @DarkEagle @s65horsey


    The Disney Is Our Overlord Division


    PANTS ARE GREAT Squadron (3) vs 725 Imperial Fighter Group (5)




    Consolation Round


    The Have There Been Any TOR SFD Pilots? Division


    Darth Vader Presents: The Squadron (4) vs Mayhem Squadron (4)


    Jaina Solo, Saesee Tiin, Mara Jade Skywalker, Adi Gallia, Jhoram Bey, Anakin Solo, Broak Vessery, Nial Declann
    vs
    Han Solo, Kyp Durron, Syal Antilles, Myri Antilles, Garik "Face" Loran, Kell Tainer, Voort "Piggy" saBrinring, Kral Nevil

    Going with Darth Vader Presents: The Squadron


    The I Don't Know Because I Don't Play TOR Division


    The Wonderful Wandering Whippersnappers (6) vs The Non Descripts (2)
  2. Mikaboshi Force Ghost

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    That isn't the right team shown for Darth Vader Presents.
  3. Point Given Mod of Literature and Community

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    Sorry, correct team is Darth Vader, Turr Phennir, Darth Caedus, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Tesar Sebayne, Shira Brie, Asajj Ventress, Krasov Hara

    Still going with that, however.
  4. s65horsey Otter-loving Former EUC Mod

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    Wedge Antilles, Wes Janson, Corran Horn, Asyr Sei'lar, Kasan Moor, Anj Dahl, Bror Jace, Lensi
    vs
    Soontir Fel, Pash Cracken, Keyan Farlander, Jake Farrell, Rookie One, Dash Rendar, Lando Calrissian, Plourr Ilo

    Fel < Wedge
    Pash > Wes
    Keyan < Corran
    Jake > Asyr
    Rookie One > Kasan
    Dash <= Anj
    Lando > Bror
    Plourr > Lensi

    My team is nearly as cohesive as the other team because Lando ties everyone together. Lando is also a master at survival and a good strategist along with Fel. 5 of my pilots are flat out better than their counterparts and while I agree that Wedge and Corran are a dynamic duo to take on I think that my team could come up with a better strategy revolving around trickery and dashing good looks. Pash is also the son of the Republic's intelligence agent so he would have all the information necessary to defeat the other guys.
  5. DarkEagle Jedi Grand Master

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    Fel < Wedge
    Pash > Wes
    Keyan < Corran
    Jake < Asyr
    Rookie One < Kasan
    Dash =< Anj
    Lando >= Bror
    Plourr > Lensi

    While both teams have good cohesion, mine has an edge here. My squad has more multi-pilot groupings (wedge, corran, asyr, bror all flew together; wedge, wes, kasan) lending more overall cohesion to the squad. Don't get me wrong, 7gents+ doesn't have bad cohesion at all, but I just don't see the same extensive group flying experience. Down the line, it looks fairly even in terms of experience and skill; maybe a slight advantage to me (videogame characters are annoying :p)? Overall, though, I think Can't Take wins this, mostly because I feel they'll function better as a squadron together as opposed to matched pairings of pilots.
  6. Point Given Mod of Literature and Community

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    This is an extremely close one. In the end though, I think DarkEagle's team is a bit more cohesive, which gives him the slightest of edges. Going with his team.
  7. adaml83 Force Ghost

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    I'll agree with PG can't go into much detail since I'm at work.
  8. Point Given Mod of Literature and Community

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    It's time for the final matches! Since it's the holidays I'll give you guys a few days to send numbers.

    Both DarkEagle and Jello are going for their first championship. DarkEagle is in his third straight championship game.



    The Seventeenth Starfighter Draft Championship


    Can't Take the Sky From Us ( @DarkEagle) vs 725 Imperial Fighter Group ( @GrandAdmiralJello)


    Third Place Match


    Seven Gentlemen and a Princess ( @s65horsey) vs PANTS ARE GREAT Squadron ( @MASTERPRENN)




    Fifth Place Game


    Darth Vader Presents: The Squadron ( @Despised1) vs The Wonderful Wandering Whippersnappers ( @Trimaj)




    Seventh Place Game


    Mayhem Squadron ( @imiller) vs The Non Descripts ( @RX_Sith)
    Last edited by Point Given, Dec 24, 2012
  9. DarkEagle Jedi Grand Master

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    Here we go again :p

    Good match horsey; right down to the wire [face_peace]
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  11. The Great No One Force Ghost

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    sorry, haven't really been about for a few days. get those to you shortly.
  12. Point Given Mod of Literature and Community

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    And here we go. #3



    The Seventeenth Starfighter Draft Championship


    Can't Take the Sky From Us vs 725 Imperial Fighter Group


    Wedge Antilles vs Biggs Darklighter

    Wedge


    Third Place Match


    Seven Gentlemen and a Princess vs PANTS ARE GREAT Squadron


    Pash Cracken vs Shawnkyr Nuruodo TRUMPED with Jagged Fel

    Eh, going with trump due to cohesion




    Fifth Place Game


    Darth Vader Presents: The Squadron vs The Wonderful Wandering Whippersnappers


    Asajj Ventress TRUMPED with Shira Brie vs Zekk

    Trump


    Seventh Place Game


    Mayhem Squadron vs The Non Descripts


    Syal Antilles vs Mara Jade Skywalker

    Mara
  13. adaml83 Force Ghost

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    While arguments would be nice for the second match I'll just agree.
  14. Point Given Mod of Literature and Community

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    Next up is #1!



    The Seventeenth Starfighter Draft Championship


    Can't Take the Sky From Us (1) vs 725 Imperial Fighter Group (0)


    Anj Dahl vs Gavin Darklighter

    Gavin


    Third Place Match


    Seven Gentlemen and a Princess (0) vs PANTS ARE GREAT Squadron (1)


    Jake Farrell trumped with Rookie One vs Shawnkyr Nuruodo TRUMPED with Jagged Fel (FORFEIT)

    Forgot to check for double forfeits, but it turned out okay for this match. Trump




    Fifth Place Game


    Darth Vader Presents: The Squadron (1) vs The Wonderful Wandering Whippersnappers (0)


    Tesar Sebatyne TRUMPED with Krasov Hara vs Saba Sebatyne

    Going with Sabs since she taught Tesar and the Haras, and would know them best.


    Seventh Place Game


    Mayhem Squadron vs The Non Descripts


    Myri Antilles vs Broak Vessery

    Eh, Broak
  15. adaml83 Force Ghost

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    Next up is #4!



    The Seventeenth Starfighter Draft Championship


    Can't Take the Sky From Us (1) vs 725 Imperial Fighter Group (1)


    Corran Horn vs Inyri Forge

    Going with Corran


    Third Place Match


    Seven Gentlemen and a Princess (1) vs PANTS ARE GREAT Squadron (1)


    Jake Farrell trumped with Rookie One (FORFEIT) vs Luke Skywalker

    Boom! Wait a sec, there's nobody to boom!




    Fifth Place Game


    Darth Vader Presents: The Squadron (1) vs The Wonderful Wandering Whippersnappers (1)


    Darth Vader vs Maarek Stele

    Darth Vader Presents: A Victory


    Seventh Place Game


    Mayhem Squadron (0) vs The Non Descripts (2)


    Garik "Face" Loran vs Jaina Solo

    Jaina

    Last edited by Point Given, Jan 3, 2013
  17. The Great No One Force Ghost

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    now that is one unlucky matchup on my part.
  18. TypoCelchu Force Ghost

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  19. Point Given Mod of Literature and Community

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    Next up is #2!



    The Seventeenth Starfighter Draft Championship


    Can't Take the Sky From Us (2) vs 725 Imperial Fighter Group (1)


    Asyr Sei'lar vs Tycho Celchu

    Tycho


    Third Place Match


    Seven Gentlemen and a Princess (1) vs PANTS ARE GREAT Squadron (2)


    Dash Rendar TRUMPED with Lando Calrissian vs Derek "Hobbie" Klivian

    Hobbie




    Fifth Place Game


    Darth Vader Presents: The Squadron (2) vs The Wonderful Wandering Whippersnappers (1)


    Darth Caedus vs Lowbacca

    First Jacen burns Lowie's planet, then he kills him. Some friend, huh?


    Seventh Place Game


    Mayhem Squadron (0) vs The Non Descripts (3)


    Kell Tainer vs Saesee Tiin

    Saesee
  20. adaml83 Force Ghost

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  21. DarkEagle Jedi Grand Master

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    Next up is #7!



    The Seventeenth Starfighter Draft Championship


    Can't Take the Sky From Us (2) vs 725 Imperial Fighter Group (2)


    Wes Janson vs Alinn Varth

    Good shot Janson!


    Third Place Match


    Seven Gentlemen and a Princess (1) vs PANTS ARE GREAT Squadron (3)


    Keyan Farlander vs Octa Ramis TRUMPED with Kyle Katarn


    Kenyan Farlander




    Fifth Place Game


    Darth Vader Presents: The Squadron (3) vs The Wonderful Wandering Whippersnappers (1)


    Shira Brie TRUMPED with Asajj Ventress (FORFEIT) vs Horton Salm

    Horton Slalom


    Seventh Place Game


    Mayhem Squadron (0) vs The Non Descripts (4)


    Kyp Durron vs Nial Declann

    Kyp
  23. adaml83 Force Ghost

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  24. Point Given Mod of Literature and Community

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    Next up is #5!



    The Seventeenth Starfighter Draft Championship


    Can't Take the Sky From Us (3) vs 725 Imperial Fighter Group (2)


    Kasan Moor vs Myn Donos

    Arguments? @DarkEagle @GrandAdmiralJello


    Third Place Match


    Seven Gentlemen and a Princess (2) vs PANTS ARE GREAT Squadron (3)


    Lando Calrissian TRUMPED with Dash Rendar (FORFIET) vs Aril Nunb


    Aril




    Fifth Place Game


    Darth Vader Presents: The Squadron (3) vs The Wonderful Wandering Whippersnappers (2)


    Turr Phennir vs Ooryl Qyrgg

    Turr, I suppose


    Seventh Place Game


    Mayhem Squadron (1) vs The Non Descripts (4)


    Voort "Piggy" saBinring vs Anakin Solo

    Anakin
  25. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    Ok, so Moor -- while good -- is mostly reputation. We hear she's "the best of the best," but she's only a lieutenant. TIE pilots are promoted to captain after surviving a year. So clearly she's not terribly experienced, though apparently quite talented.

    Donos, though, is show, not tell. We see exactly what he goes through and survives. We see him go through the Zsinj campaigns, fighting in the shadow of SSDs, and advancing to become a Rogue through hard work rather than a nice simple ion blast from a Y-wing. Donos has the verifiable talent and the known experience to take this one handily.
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