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Yolympics 2017 is right around the corner! It will run from January 28 through March 5. Register at tournaments.twingalaxies.com and start nominating games! Read on for the dates, rules and more info. I hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season.
Banned Game List
Game Nomination Form
Current Game Nominations
Final Game Voting (TBA)
Game Nominations: Now through December 31 (countdown timer)
Game Voting: January 1 - January 21ish, up until the start of the player draft
Player Registration: Now until January 21 (countdown timer)
Draft: Sometime in the week of January 21 - January 27
Tournament Start: January 28, 2017. 12:00 AM EST (countdown timer)
Tournament End: March 5, 2016. 11:59 PM EST. This is a hard cutoff. All submissions must be received by this time.
5 games each from the following range of dates for a total of 20 games:
Game Nominations and Voting
Players will nominate 1 game per time period, using this Google Form. Players will then vote on the nominations to decide the final game list. The tournament organizer reserves the right to veto shitty games. Don't pick shitty games.
Games played in last 2 years of Wolf tournaments: IGBY 2016, IGBY 2015, Yolympics 2016, Yolympics 2015, and Puzzle Madness. The full list is here.
Players must register at http://tournaments.twingalaxies.com/#/event/yolympics2017/main. The registration period is from now until January 21.
-Autofire is not allowed
-Pausing is not allowed
-Mapping multiple keys to a single input is not allowed
-All MAME submissions must maintain an average recorded speed over 95%
-All submissions must include an INP or link to a stream, video, or RetroUprising score. Acceptable platforms are WolfMAME 0.106, WolfMAME 0.181, RetroUprising, or an original arcade cab. Video-only WolfMAME submissions will be required to show the startup of the WolfMAME program and the game settings.
The top 6 scores from each team will score points for that team. A bonus system is being devised that will reward teams for submitting early and often with high quality scores.