Sunday, June 7, 2015

Brutality - June 2015

Brutality continues! The goal of the Brutality series is to help our scene improve and showcase our personalities and talent in the game Mortal Kombat X!

$5 - All Night Entry to Arcade Legacy

Arcade Legacy
662 Cincinnati Mills Dr, Cincinnati, Ohio 45240

MKX - PS4 - $5 Entry
KI - XBONE - $5 Entry
Second Chance MKX - $2 Entry

7:30pm - MKX / KI
10:00pm - Second Chance MKX

This is a BYOC event (Bring Your Own Controller). There are no guarantees that Arcade Legacy, PowerUp, or other players will provide you with controllers.

All players will be responsible for deleting Bluetooth devices from the PS4 that they are to play a tournament match on.


The stream will show exclusively MKX.

1st Place - $15
2nd Place - $10
3rd Place - $5
4th Place - $5

One random player who enters MKX and places 7th or below will receive free entry to the next Brutality event (a $5 value, cannot be turned into cash or credit). The same person may not win consecutively. The winner of Second Chance will not be eligible to win this $5.

At 10pm, we will hold a special, single elimination, best 3/5 tournament for any players who have been eliminated from the previous MKX bracket. There is a $2 fee to participate, and first place will receive $5 out of my pocket. All $2 fees will go to the charity I have chosen for this season: Child's Play. Donations will be taken up until the conclusion of Brutality - July, and then a new charity will be selected for the next season of Brutality events (Aug-Nov).

Players who enter MKX will earn ranking points based on their performance. The top 5 ranked players will be invited to compete in a Championship Round Robin during Brutality - July. There will be prizes, and details are TBA.

There will be a normal MKX bracket during Brutality - July, and the power rankings will be reset.

Players will be seeded in all Brutality MKX brackets according to their power ranking. Players without a power ranking will be seeded as having zero ranking points.

Action Jackson - 16pts
MKLEGEND - 14pts
Red Cyclone - 12pts
Unlucky Charmz - 11pts
Bad News Brendon - 10
Zubastion - 10
Tylenolz - 8
Kenshinoyo - 6
Sonic Lionheart - 6
Ryuseiken - 5
Nathan S. - 5
Erik O. - 5
Hornett - 4
Rocket Launcher Guy - 4
Arkayne - 3
Tigerzord - 3
VGM Tha Vagabond - 3
Buncha Malarky - 2
Bumpy Face - 2
Willdog - 2
General Alistair - 2
Venom's Wrath - 2
CRAIG!!! - 1
Grand Puba - 1
Mratomicbk - 1
Smitty - 1
Wysocereal - 1
Skylar - 1
Nick da Jedi - 1
Lion's Eye - 1
JoneZ - 1
AmpGamer - 1
Combot - 1
Skcorpion86 - 1
Soul Weaver - 1
Jeremiah S. - 1
MPII The Ronin - 1
Wycked Orynge - 1
The Relic - 1
NinjaStewart - 1

Winner is character and variation locked.

Blind picks are allowed upon player request of the TO.

You may request a coach, who must follow the PowerUp private coaching rules. Follow the link below to the PowerUp Rules Document for more information.

Stage will always be randomly selected. Either single random or double random.

No fatalities on the big screen. The tournament will be up on a giant projector screen, in full view of children. We do not want any parents bringing complaints to our generous venue, Arcade Legacy.

For the complete PowerUp Rules Document, please go to:
Nathan Shields PowerUp Founder

Fighting game enthusiast, martial artist, and teacher. Nathan Shields ran three regional events, two of which were part of the Road to EVO Championships in 2011 and 2012. He continues to run local FGC events and supervise the growth of his scene and the PowerUp brand.

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