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TwitchCon Fortnite Fall Skirmish $2.6m – Results, stream, schedule, rules and more

Published: 22/Oct/2018 18:58 Updated: 29/Oct/2018 0:14

by Albert Petrosyan

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A massive Fortnite event is set to take place at this year’s TwitchCon from October 26-28, including the sixth and final week of the Fall Skirmish competition series.

The event will feature two massive competitions – a Duos tournament open to all those who registered online ahead of time, and a Stream-Vitational tournament that will feature 50 popular content creators and 50 randomly selected TwitchCon attendees.

The combined prize pools of these tournaments will be at least $2.6 million, the last chunk of the $10 million overall prize pool of this season’s Skirmish.

Official Stream

Epic Games will be streaming the competitions on the official Fortnite Twitch channel (included below) live from the TwitchCon event at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA.

Watch live video from Fortnite on www.twitch.tv


Duos Competition Results

Stage One

Heat 1: Cloakzy and Tfue take 1st Place

  • Game 1: Cloakzy and Tfue (“Make It Rain” bonus: Superevan and Godnick_)
  • Game 2: Dkokholm and SNG_Tj (“Make It Rain” bonus: HeroJDW and Hero_Ronin)
  • Game 3: korea10 and Niibs_
  • Game 4: Villex and Juganza
Heat 1 Final Standings

Heat 2: Payne and Vape_Jesus take 1st Place

  • Game 1: bloodxeu and vorwenn
  • Game 2: Nolanlul and calebur (“Make It Rain” bonus: CLG Chripsy CLG Wishyouluck)
  • Game 3: tendons and punisher
  • Game 4: payne and Vape_Jesus
Heat 2 Standings after two games

Heat 3: Ronaldotv and XXiF take 1st Place

  • Game 1: Ghost Bizzle and Ghost Dmo 
  • Game 2: Ghost Bizzle and Ghost Dmo (“Make It Rain” bonus: C9 Blind and Hysteria)
  • Game 3: Saint and Morgausse (“Make It Rain” bonus: Ghost aydan and NICKMERCS)
  • Game 4: Ghost twhifo and Ghost snood
Heat 3 Final Standings

Heat 4: PerfectTilt and ItsDiggyTV take 1st Place

  • Game 1: PerfectTilt and ItsDiggyTV
  • Game 2: Elevate and ceice 
  • Game 3: HERO JLove and JeRMfn
  • Game 4: zooflol and crowdotwave (“Make It Rain” bonus: PerfectTilt and ItsDiggyTV)
Heat 4 Final Standings

Grand Finals

Winner: Tfue and Cloakzy


Duos Competition Rules

The first of two competitions will be a two-stage $1.86 million  Duos tournament open to all those who registered online in the weeks leading up to TwitchCon. Registrations are now closed as all spots have already been assigned to players.

FORMAT | STAGE ONE: HEATS – (Heat 1: 10/26 10 AM PT; Heat 2: 10/26 2:30 PM PT; Heat 3: 10/27 10 AM PT; Heat 4: 10/27 2:30 PM PT)

In Stage One: Heats, Duo teams with the most points at the end of four matches will be declared the winner. Victory Royales and Eliminations will be scored to determine placement the each heat. The top twelve teams from each Heat will advance to the Stage Two: Grand Finals. Two additional wild card* teams will move on to make a total of 50 Duo teams.

Big Bonus
Victory Royale: +3 Points
2nd-3rd Place: +2 Points
4th-5th Place: +1 Point

8+ Eliminations: +3 Points
6-7 Eliminations: +2 Points
4-5 Eliminations: +1 Point

Big Bonus: After 7 Eliminations, +1 Point will be added to each elimination.

“Make It Rain Bonus” has been added at the last minute hours before the tournament was set to begin. 

  • $10,000 will be awarded to the duo with the most combined eliminations during circles 3 and 4. During the match, admins will give indicators to when this phase is active.
  • If two or more duos are tied for the most eliminations during the special phase, the $10,000 bonus is withheld and rolled-over into the next match in the series. So the next match of the series will have a bonus $10,000 PLUS the existing $10,000. This will continue to roll-over until the bonus is claimed by the duo with the most eliminations.
  • If a roll-over tie occurs in the final match in the heat, the current bonus is rolled-over into the first match of the grand finals. If a roll-over tie occurs in the final match of the grand finals, the current bonus is rolled-over into the existing $50,000 total elimination bonus.”

*Scores for teams which place 13th in each Heat will be compared against one another to determine which teams advance to the Stage Two: Grand Finals.

FORMAT | STAGE TWO: GRAND FINALS – (10/28 1 PM PT)

InStage Two: Grand Finals, the Duos team with the most points at the end of six matches will be declared the winner. Victory Royales and Eliminations will be scored to determine placement at the end of the event. 

PRIZING

All Duos teams that qualify for the Grand Finals will be guaranteed to take home $10,000. In addition to the prize breakdown shown below, a $50,000 bonus will be awarded for each Victory Royale in the Grand Finals and an additional $50,000 for the most total eliminations during the Grand Finals. 


Stream-vitaional

Sunday, October 28 at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET

This tournament will feature 50 popular content creators and 50 randomly selected TwitchCon attendees all competing against each other for a larger chunk of the $750,000 prize pool. 

The Stream-vitational will feature two Solos matches (games 1 & 2) and one Duos match (game 3). There will not be a special scoring system as the final placements for each match will be determined by how long players managed to stay alive in-game.

Prizing

Stream-vitational Solos Results

Game 1

Winner: FearItself

Most Elims: 

Game 2

Winner: Kinstaar

Most Elims: Svennoss

Stream-vitational Duos Results

Winner: Typical Gamer, EwitsEric


Inventory

Much to the chagrin of many competitors, Epic Games have decided to balance the playing field and ensure fair play by requiring that all players use the same inventory, which they will provide, and the same in-game video settings.

Peripherals

  • Logitech G-Pro wired mouse
  • Logitech G-Pro keyboards
  • Standard Xbox One and PS4 controllers, including Xbox Elite Controllers and SCUF PS4/Xbox controllers.
  • Astro A40 headsets
  • Alienware AW2518H monitors (1920×1080 resolution locked)

In-Game Video Settings

  • Windows Mode: Fullscreen
  • Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080 16:9
  • Frame Rate Limit: 240 FPS
  • Quality: Epic
  • View Distance: Epic
  • Shadows: Epic
  • Anti-Aliasing: Epic
  • Textures: Epic
  • Effects: Epic
  • Post Processing: Epic
  • Vsync: On
  • Motion Blur: Off
  • Show FPS: Off
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TimTheTatman rage quits after finding three fishing rods in Fortnite

Published: 5/Dec/2020 1:17

by Alex Tsiaoussidis

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Fortnite players know all too well what it’s like to land in a hot spot and struggle to find a weapon, including TimTheTatMan, who hilariously rage quit after he found nothing but fishing rods.

Tim ‘TimTheTatman’ Betar has jumped back on the Fortnite bandwagon in Season 5. The latest update has brought a lot of old stars back, and for the most part, the reception has been positive.

In Tim’s case though, it hasn’t been all sunshine and roses. He wanted to enjoy everything the new season has to offer. Instead, all he got was fishing rods and lots of them.

Epic Games Fortnite TimTheTatMan Fishing Pole
TimTheTatMan
TimTheTatman is a talented gamer in his own right, but he’s also hilarious to watch.

TimTheTatman descended onto Salty Towers with his squad, looking for an ideal place to land. Unfortunately, the two vacant rooftops he saw both had fishing rods. “Oh good, a fishing pole, oh good, another fishing pole, okay,”  he said.

He decided to land on a house instead. “If I come in here and there’s a fishing pole, I’m leaving,” he said while breaking into the attic with his pickaxe. “I’m literally not kidding. I’m backing out if there’s a fishing pole in here.”

Fortunately, there wasn’t one in the attic, but there was nothing else either, so he dove a little deeper. He dropped down the staircase, turned left it into the kitchen, and hilariously found another fishing rod staring into his soul.

Epic Games Fortnite TimTheTatMan Fishing Pole
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It’s not ideal to find a fishing rod as your first weapon in Fortnite.

Without saying a word, TimTheTatman opened up the menu, quit the game, and placed his hands on his head in disbelief. “I’m not doing it,” he said, as he struggled to find the words to sum up his rage.

“The two guns I was going to land on [were] fishing poles,” he added. “I open up a door and go left, fishing pole. I’ll try again. When you guys are done, I’ll be ready to go again. I’m not going to play that game. I’m not going to do it.”

There’s nothing worse than landing in a spot surrounded by enemies and finding nothing useful.

Still, TimTheTatman’s fans were rolling on the floor laughing after seeing him get so riled up about it. Plus, the fact it happened to be a fishing rod made it even funnier.