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Build and Shoot Newsletter #8

Author: danhezee » Mon May 20, 2013 1:39 am

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Expanding Our Horizons
Trailer Comp
Maps
Powerthirst
League Update
Minit 1v1
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Blue_BigSmile Build and Shoot Expanding Our Horizons Green_BigSmile


We have been expanding our horizons, more specifically, our social media horizons. Check our community tab in the menu in the header.

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If you haven't noticed already, we have now listed our Build and Shoot Facebook page under the community tab. It is a great place for propaganda images and videos to like and share.

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You might be wondering why we have a subreddit when we also have a forum. Well, first of all, Reddit is a very popular site and many people has accounts there. It's much easier for new players to get in there, have a look, ask questions etc.. As they don't need to register a new account like they would need on the forums here.

Another reason is that the infra-structure is different on Reddit, which leads to different types of posts. The posts you make are more relevant the more the other users likes it. Meaning that you don't need to worry about something being "topic-worthy" as the other users will decide that themselves via the downvote/upvote button.

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We didn't forget about you Twitter, the league updates for match scores and more will be tweeted. To help the people who are out and about.

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Blue_Happy3 Trailer Competition Green_Happy3


How it Will Work:
    Contestants have until June 15 at 11:59 PM PST (7:59 AM GMT)to submit a trailer
    After June 15, people will vote using the AV system for their favorite entries.
    The voting will last for one week.
    After June 22, the votes will be counted and as you'd expect, most votes win.

RULES:
    No submitting entries from the first contest
    Videos may not be longer than 5 minutes
    Entries must be submitted via youtube or similar video uploading and streaming service and link on this thread

http://buildandshoot.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=3491

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Alexandria
by: Lostmotel

Alexandria is a fairly large island based map that is named off the city Alexandria in Egypt, the city is the second biggest in Egypt! The map itself resembles isle of war but with a lot more features and terrain to play on. In the center of the map is a small pyramid with an underground tomb. On the sides of the map there are boats and small buildings to enter and hide in. Behind both spawns points and Sphinx. It is clear the Lostmotel put a lot of work into the models used, wouldn't be surprised if this map made it to next season's league. *click here to view topic*

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Pripyat
By: SIMOX & STRIKE

Pripyat is a map featuring a big abandoned town, a Ferris wheel, and a variety of old military equipment no long being used. The map is also based off of the city called "pripyat" that was abandoned in 1986 because the Chernobyl disaster. A lot of the buildings are huge and would fit great on any public server but seems too big for a small clan match. All of the models are at their full potential though and would look great in action. This map is really an improvement from some of strikes early maps. * click here to view topic *

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Powerthirst is a modified client and server for 0.75 that allows up to 64 players and weapons rebalances per server.
Check out the discussion here.

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Blue_Pistol Build and Shoot League Season 1:
First Half of the Season Breakdown
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Wow, we had a lot of games during the first half of the season, 37 to be exact(26 wins and 11 ties). Death Inc., a relatively unknown clan proved that they are a force to reckoned with. Komrades qualified in one day to move on to the championships. SturmStaffel finished first in the regular season. Who do you think will have what it takes to win the championship? Blue_Rifle

The finals will be a one game elimination, this means if your team wins they move forward in the brackets. There will be more maps added to the rotation so this is your time to suggest some maps. Good luck to everyone participating! May the best group of deuces survive.

An alternative method of reviving has been brought to our attention and could possibly be added to the mix in a future season, this reviving script is by CowNorris(Cowie). How it works is simple, when a player dies their dead corps lays on the ground, if a teammate can get to the dead man before he respawns and provide cpr via crouch spamming he will be revived. This would reward teamwork.

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Blue_Rifle Minit 1v1 Tournament Green_Rifle


The minit 1v1 tournament is almost over, it has been a very interesting to follow. Keep up with the tournament with the following link!
http://minit.challonge.com/1v1
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The community has made two major breakthroughs in the last week, we now have more than 2000 topicsand more than 20000 members! Green_Sunglasses1
PowerThirst is a modified client and server for 0.75 that allows up to 64 players and weapons rebalances per server. This could introduce some crazy gaming experience. PowerThirst is by GreaseMonkey

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Re: BnS Newsletter #8 coming soon!

Author: danhezee » Tue May 21, 2013 3:14 am

Newsletter eight had an overflow of cover pages, we would like to thank everyone for entering their version for the banner. Don't be discouraged if your cover photo wasn't chosen, if you wanted to revamp your creation and try submitting it again, go ahead.

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Re: BnS Newsletter #8

Author: Handles » Tue May 21, 2013 4:30 am

Lines of course has the ability to win the finals of the League! Your going down Freedom Fighters. More information about the Bracket can be found here: http://challonge.com/buildandshoot
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Re: BnS Newsletter #8

Author: KomradeKorakoff » Tue May 21, 2013 5:20 am

#KOMRADESMASTERCLAN
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Re: BnS Newsletter #8

Author: kmaj » Tue May 21, 2013 6:50 am

STRIKE081 wrote:Lines of course has the ability to win the finals of the League! Your going down Freedom Fighters. More information about the Bracket can be found here: http://challonge.com/buildandshoot

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Re: BnS Newsletter #8

Author: foxtwixx » Tue May 21, 2013 11:45 am

Very interesting news , the Map Alexandria looks really good. Iam waiting nervously for the next BnS Leauge Season [2]!

But i also hope the 1vs1 Matches would come soon again! I would join this 1vs1 Fights!

Thanks for the News

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Re: Build an Shoot Newsletter #8

Author: Vengeance » Tue May 21, 2013 12:23 pm

Alexandria looks really good, and so does Pripyat. I'd really like to on one of those maps some time. And Powerthirst sounds awesome! I'd love to have a huge 32vs.32 battle on a big map. Epic!
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Re: Build an Shoot Newsletter #8

Author: learn_more » Tue May 21, 2013 5:03 pm

pripyat looks awesome...
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Re: Build an Shoot Newsletter #8

Author: Prune » Tue May 21, 2013 5:10 pm

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I love you people. Great stuff as always :)

Id like to leave a quote that expresses the elegance of this game, and your elegance for elaborating its content...

"Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty — a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture, without appeal to any part of our weaker nature, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music, yet sublimely pure, and capable of a stern perfection such as only the greatest art can show. The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as poetry."
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Re: Build an Shoot Newsletter #8

Author: Handles » Tue May 21, 2013 11:29 pm

learn_more wrote:pripyat looks awesome...

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Re: Build an Shoot Newsletter #8

Author: Webster » Wed May 22, 2013 12:24 am

Great read as always Blue_Happy1
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Re: Build an Shoot Newsletter #8

Author: Lelue » Wed May 22, 2013 10:14 am

[FF] for the win! and i have to say thank you to topo,uvs and tin because they helped me alot to make the 1v1 tournament real ;)
Btw the next 1v1 tournament will maybe start in autem or winter Blue_Sunglasses1.
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Re: Build an Shoot Newsletter #8

Author: Lawliet » Wed May 22, 2013 10:43 am

Some funny bloopers.

*That mini heart attack*

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Hedgedawg wrote:Now, Lawliet/Hat is Bluebird. He is the leader of [AGAN] and he used the name TheScar once and joined AK and claimed that he doesn't know me. He left Zans as NinjaxXx, and then joined back as Lawliet/Hat. I was petrified.


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Re: Build an Shoot Newsletter #8

Author: Lawliet » Wed May 22, 2013 10:52 am

Blooper (kinda)

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Hedgedawg wrote:Now, Lawliet/Hat is Bluebird. He is the leader of [AGAN] and he used the name TheScar once and joined AK and claimed that he doesn't know me. He left Zans as NinjaxXx, and then joined back as Lawliet/Hat. I was petrified.


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Re: Build an Shoot Newsletter #ught it as just the

Author: Jdrew » Wed May 22, 2013 10:56 am

^ I thought it was just the leg bug but then I looked at the gun, nice find
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