The Movie and Television Character Draft: Take 4 (matches in process!)

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  1. JediKnight20043 Force Ghost

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    Welcome to the 4th take of the Movie and Television Character Draft. After three successful drafts the time has come again to get out the old VHS and start watching all those old films and TV shows you have lying in the basement.

    The Movie and Television Character Draft
    The Movie and Television Character Draft 2: Census and Games' Bogus Journey
    The Movie & Television Character Draft 3: Nothin' or Double

    Official Movie & Television Draft Walk of Fame

    The Official Movie & Television Draft Walk of Fame is now enshrined with the winners of the first three drafts.

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    Participants

    There are three different types of participants in this (and any) draft game.

    1. The Commissioner

    That's me. It's my job to enforce the rules, update draft lists, generate matches, keep the game flowing, randomize draft lists, and basically take crap from everyone else when things don't go their way.

    2. The GMs

    It's the job of the GMs to assemble their teams, mainly through drafting, but trades and free agency can be used as well. It's also the job of the GMs to send in numbers (we'll discuss this later), and, optionally, argue as to why their character(s) should win matches.

    3. The Judges

    It's the job of the Judges to, well, judge. They decide who will win matches. They also are encouraged to provide breakdowns of teams and grades for draft picks as the drafting moves along, but this is not required.

    So that's an overview, let's look at the way the draft will shake-out.


    Step 1: The Draft

    Once all the positions are filled, I'll randomize the draft order and post the list from which the GMs will draft their teams. There will be fourteen rounds of drafting, which of course means that each team will consist of fourteen characters. The draft order will also reverse after each round. This is so that the people in the lower part of the first round aren't getting the shaft by giving them picks that are closer together.

    Example:

    Round 1
    1. Team A
    2. Team B
    3. Team C
    4. Team D

    Round 2
    1. Team D
    2. Team C
    3. Team B
    4. Team A

    And we'll do fourteen rounds like that.


    STEP 2: THE MATCHUPS

    Once all fourteen rounds of drafting are completed, I'll post the first round of matchups. Each GM's squad will face off against another GM's squad. Once the matchups are posted, I'll ask each GM to PM me a set of numbers. Basically what you do here is assign each character on your squad a number from 1 to 10, and when I randomly call, for example, the number 6, whoever you placed at number 6 will square off against whomever the opposing GM placed at number 6. Fairly simple, right?

    Let's look at a hypothetical set of numbers.

    Suppose you had the following team: Jack Bauer, Pinhead, Peter Petrelli, V, Severus Snape, Gabe Law, Harry Potter, Tyler Durden, T-1000, The Bride, Jack Burton, Mr. Incredible, Shrek, and Tony Montana. You could send in numbers like so:

    1. Jack Bauer (24)
    2. V (V For Vendetta)
    3. Pinhead (Hellraiser)
    4. Tony Montana (Scarface)
    5. Peter Petrelli (Heroes)
    6. Tyler Durden (Fight Club)
    7. Harry Potter (Harry Potter)
    8. T-1000 (Terminator)
    9. The Bride (Kill Bill)
    10. Mr. Incredible (The Incredibles)

    That, or any order. It really is best to keep things random. Just don?t make it too random, or it?ll be predictable.

    Now, you'll notice that I said that you can assign ten numbers. So why do we have fourteen rounds of drafting and twelve characters per team? Simple. You have to decide on the four characters that you want to sit out the individual battles for that round. GMs can switch which characters
  2. Shadow_of_Durron Jedi Grand Master

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    Ya'll ready to bow before the greatest team of all time? I hope so, because it's comin'. You could take all my previous teams, roll 'em all up into one, and it'd still pale before what you guys are about to face. You got nothin'.
  3. Mikaboshi Force Ghost

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    Jul 12, 2005
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    Time is really not my friend these days, so I am unfortunately going to have to take a pass at this. If for any reason you are having a hard time filling all the GM slots though, give me a shout and I can at least put together a team and send in #'s.
  4. BartSimpson-SithLord Manager Emeritus

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    Let's see if I can draft a moderately decent team prior to free agency this time.
  5. EmpireForever Chosen One

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    I've decided to give someone else a chance. Whoever that is can thank me at the end.
  6. Drac39 Force Ghost

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  7. Manda_Jade Jedi Master

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  8. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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  9. KiwiRogue Jedi Master

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    May as well...

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  10. EmpireForever Chosen One

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    I believe we need to fix the prep rules in the opening post.
  11. Tyi-Maet_Nefer Force Ghost

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    4. BaSSiL / BartSimpson-SithLord
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  12. JediKnight20043 Force Ghost

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    Whats to fix?






    As for the Captain-fantastic thing. As we dont seem to have a massive uptake of player, I shall let cap-fas stay on the list. However if we do have a massive uptake, and cap-fas has not posted in the thread. Then I shall drop him.
  13. EmpireForever Chosen One

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    In the discussion thread we talked about changing it to match something like the Comic Book Draft's new prep rules. Nothing major, really, just some clarification. It's in the opening post there, if you want to check it out.
  14. JediKnight20043 Force Ghost

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    Yeah there's not really much difference. It does kind of just clarify it abit more. Most of the points there though would not really help here. And most people in this draft would not benefit from having the items stated in the CBD.

    However I shall employ the captain rule to team battles. And saying that it transfers the battle field to the prepped persons advantage.
  15. captain-fantastic Jedi Master

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    Suppose I need to explain.

    I signed in with my gf's account. Forgot she was logged on instead of me, so please don't drop me! I'd actually like to make the playoffs this time!
  16. RX_Sith C&G Game Host

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  17. Talon_Kenobi Force Ghost

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  18. JediKnight20043 Force Ghost

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    Dont worry about it, I guessed something like that had happened.
  19. Drac39 Force Ghost

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    One More!:D

    I have high hopes... a team with a winning record perhaps
  20. JediKnight20043 Force Ghost

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    As Zizz appears to be away and has not logged on since 12th August. I have decided to free his spot up.

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  21. Tyi-Maet_Nefer Force Ghost

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    Awww bummer. Come back Zizz'zz.
  22. Drac39 Force Ghost

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    I PM'ed two potential players
  23. musicevangelist Jedi Knight

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    Keen to give this a go, though will likely get trounced.
  24. NYCitygurl NSWFF Manager

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    Please be careful about doing that in the future :)
  25. JediKnight20043 Force Ghost

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    Surely we can muster one more player from somewhere.
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