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Cold--
September 25th, 2013, 11:52 PM
http://www.ugcleague.com/files/images/tf2/hl_barnblitz.jpg

Ahoy there mateys! Capn' Cold here, back to give you some chilling news (BLU team's eyes only): You've got a package! It's big, it's blue, and rolls across on rails. It's heavy, it's metal, and is deployed solo - not in pairs. It's a bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb, BOMB! Now get out there! I'd better hear your team whistling tunes from the latest song on the Ka'Boom album - if you know what i mean. BLU team, proceed to read the Match Play rules.

Psst, RED team. Someone has supplied the BLU team with a bomb and they plan on pushing it into your base. Stop them at all costs.

Match Play:
This week's map is a "stopwatch" map. Stopwatch maps are played in 2 (sometimes 3) separate Match-rounds where each team attacks once in each Match-round. Each Match-round awards one (1) match-point to the team with the shortest offensive time. The Home team has choice whether to attack first or defend first in the first match-round only, alternate thereafter. For the full set of HL rules, see our rules page (http://www.ugcleague.com/rules_tf2h_season2.cfm#1).


Match-round 1:

Team A attacks and Team B defends,
Team B attacks and Team A defends


Match-round 2:
Teams manually switch sides.**

Team B attacks and Team A defends,
Team A attacks and Team B defends.


Match-round 3 (tiebreaker only):
Teams manually switch sides again.**

Team A attacks and Team B defends,
Team B attacks and Team A defends.
Scoring:
When adding scores, each Match-round won by a team counts as 1 point. The first team to win two Match-rounds wins the entire match.
Overtime:
If each team wins a Match-round (scores are tied at 1-1), the third full Match-round is played as a tiebreaker, with teams alternating sides one more time.

**If the config is not manually re-executed, it will automatically switch teams to the correct side at the start of the round, which is why you need to manually switch sides before the start of the next Match-round.

Possible match scores:
2-0 or 2-1
Resources:


Map downloads page (http://ugcleague.com/files_tf2h.cfm)
UGC Staff page (http://ugcleague.com/staff.cfm). Learn who your division manager is. DO ITTTT (en espanol: "hacer looooo").
Reddit discussion thread of pl_barnblitz (http://www.reddit.com/r/truetf2/comments/1n2tt0/what_to_do_on_barnblitz_pro/)
Soap contributed a bunch of Source demo files (http://www.reddit.com/r/truetf2/comments/1n4j4g/shameless_plugin_here_are_some_barnblitz_demos/) for Barnblitz. Share yours!
Comp.TF's article on Barnblitz (http://comp.tf/wiki/Barnblitz). While techinically not a resource, I would like you all to chip in and contribute to this article and help make Comp.TF better!
Heinsight - [YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjl5DVO5NFQ) | UGC Article (http://www.ugcleague.com/forum/content.php?157-Heinsight-Strategy-Payload-Barnblitz_Pro)]. (Caution, parts of this map version are deprecated and have been changed)
Moose Tracks - Barnblitz UGC (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUYsJlYJsYQ). (Caution, parts of this map version are deprecated and have been changed)

Server Operators:


Authenticate to your server with rcon_password ( rcon_password p455w0rd )
Execute ugc_HL_stopwatch.cfg from the command line ( rcon exec ugc_HL_stopwatch.cfg )
Reload the map. This is necessary for Source TV to start recording ( rcon changelevel pl_barnblitz_pro3 ).
Match Over: Perform step #1, then "rcon exec ugc_off.cfg" to hault Source TV, to save the server log file, and to reset your server to it's normal default server.cfg at map change with your normal server Settings.

* Side-note: Please log into your server provider's control panel and ensure "sv_pure" is set to "2". You may experience some technical difficulties if this is not done, not to mention sv_pure is required to play official UGC matches.

Note to Leaders:


Post the match scores if you are the winner.
Post the results as soon as possible after the match has successfully completed.
If you or your opponent cannot play at default time, you are allowed to play your match at an earlier time. If you need to play your match later in the week, you need an admin/manager approval first.
If you have any questions/comments/concerns feel free to post about them here, contact us in IRC (http://widget.mibbit.com/?settings=46a4e55361662c03a2687439bf314943&server=webirc.gamesurge.net%3A6007&channel=%23ugc-tf2&noServerTab=false&autoConnect=true), or send us an email by signing in with your leader account or by the Steam ID green sign-in button and navigate to our support page (http://www.ugcleague.com/support_tf2h.cfm) and click "Message Admins".
Make sure you and your team have the newest version of pl_barnblitz_pro4 (http://ugcleague.com/files_tf2h.cfm). Thanks to bubblebobler and fubar for their continued efforts on improving this map!


Thanks and good luck!

Now for the X-tra news!


eXtelevision is back, baby!

As you may have heard, eXtelevision has made their triumphant return to casting Highlander! If you haven't watched last match's cast, be sure to check out part's one (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5K2Ge7jpm3s), two (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQYhxoM3rFI), and three (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMtpuqN9rYM). Also, please share your Source TV demos! I have been charged with the task of making a few post-production videos for eXtelevision and I can't do it without your STVs!


Child's Play Charity via Twitch TV event by UGC's very own team "It Burns When I PvP"

These group of upstanding players (http://steamcommunity.com/groups/ItBurnsWhenIPvP) have decided to coordinate an event to benefit the lives of children (http://www.childsplaycharity.org/) who are hospitalized (original thread (http://www.ugcleague.com/forum/showthread.php?13245-It-Burns-When-I-PvP-s-48-Hour-Child-s-Play-Charity-live-stream-9-27-9-29&p=98806&viewfull=1) & Reddit thread (http://www.reddit.com/r/truetf2/comments/1n5fd5/48_hour_childs_play_charity_livestream_927929/)). They are going to freakin' play Team Fortress 2 for 48 hours! Want to learn how you can help? Check out their official charity page (http://pvp.clanservers.com/charity/) to learn how to help out some kids in need! (Thanks to Darth Pops for helping organize this event!)


http://i.imgur.com/SmZwJmu.png (http://pvp.clanservers.com/charity/)



Wage your bets on who will win this week

Be sure to check out our beloved Roman Anderson's Prediction Tool (http://ugc.tf2itemtrader.com/Predictions.htm) to vote on who you think will win. Post your results in this thread (http://www.ugcleague.com/forum/showthread.php?13355-Season-11-Week-3-Predictions) and get in on the fun!

The Nozzle
September 26th, 2013, 12:54 PM
FYI: the donate button takes a while before it comes up on the charity page. Be patient.

Squaminator
September 27th, 2013, 04:06 PM
Can Blu still get open the Red spawn door on last?

Cold--
September 27th, 2013, 05:12 PM
I haven't seen any news about this getting fixed, so I assume yes.