Announcing the first annual Winter Classic Tournament, player versus player. You may participate in both the PvM and PvP tournaments.
For the PvP tournament, you must register by January 22nd at midnight CST. Register by emailing me at Elizabella@uoem.net or posting a response under this announcement, or dropping a book off at the EM mailbox (9°9′ N 11°44E Trammel) near the Counselors’ Hall. Your message must contain the name of the character who will be fighting as well as whether s/he will fight as a mage or a warrior.
Only one character per account may sign-up for this tournament. If you bring a second character, s/he will be disqualified. If your character has 90 or higher in magery, you must sign up for the mage ladder.
The tournament will take place place beginning at 5 p.m. CST, January 23rd. A list of first-round match-ups will be published the day of the event. Your character must be there when your round is called, or you will lose by default.
Gates will be available from these locations in Felucca:
a few steps southeast of the Britain moongate, 33°2′ S 1°7′ E
a few steps southeast of the Minoc moongate, 81°40’N 97°6E
a few steps southeast of the Buc’s Den moongate, 53°47′ S 97°44′ E
RULES FOR PvP MAGES AND WARRIORS
If a duel lasts longer than 10 minutes, it will become a sudden death match. You will know that your match has gone into sudden death because an EM will appear on the field and announce it. No healing is allowed after that point. There will be a reasonable, short grace period for already-applied bandages to resolve.
No summons via talisman
No smoke bombs
No wraith form
RULES FOR PvP MAGES
During the entire fight, Mages must carry a spellbook and a spell-channeling shield or item.
RULES FOR PvP WARRIORS
No animal form that allows faster movement
No explosion potions
No supernova potions
No greater stamina potions
At the Award Hall, inscribed on a spellbook:
Winter Classic 2010, [Player Y], Best PvP Mage
At the Award Hall, inscribed on a weapon:
Winter Classic 2010, [Player Z], Best PvP Warrior
Edit History: Jan. 23, a minor change as to which of my characters will be officiating.