GB Pokemon League Archive

#1 Edited by GoranP (1115 posts) -
#2 Posted by soulcake (245 posts) -

Great i was waiting for a GB Battle off

#3 Posted by GoranP (1115 posts) -

Also, we could move to a double elimination system if way more than 16 people sign up, that could work reasonably well.

#4 Edited by SpaceKangaroo (138 posts) -

Could we just reveal teams once/if we've been chosen?

#5 Posted by csl316 (7963 posts) -

I just came here to applaud the name.

#6 Posted by GoranP (1115 posts) -

@spacekangaroo said:

Could we just reveal teams once/if we've been chosen?

Sure thing, that's actually a way better idea. Gonna update the thread now.

#7 Posted by Itwongo (1099 posts) -

Gotta get to EV training!

#8 Edited by GoranP (1115 posts) -

I found a really awesome bracket generator that is also editable. We will be using this to sign up and keep the bracket going. Players can report their own scores (if there is a conflict/cheat it can be brought up in this thread. This is the tournament (when more than 16 players register it will crate a wait list at which point if there are a lot of people we can switch to double elimination). Adding this info to the first post now.

#9 Posted by ThaMilkMan (343 posts) -

I am sooo down for this, been EV training since I beat it and getting some team options ready.

#10 Posted by redyoshi (129 posts) -

I don't think I'll be ready come registration time. I'm hoping this goes well so I can get in next time around.

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#11 Edited by Hunter5024 (5506 posts) -

So down for this. I wish I could show off some of my older Pokemon but it might be fun to build a new team too. Hopefully I'm done in time, because I don't even bother with natures in the course of the campaign, so using those particular dudes probably won't go so well.

#12 Edited by Flappy (2112 posts) -

It's gonna be a biznatch getting a proper squad together in time for the registration, but I'll try. Good luck, y'all.

#13 Posted by SpaceBoat (171 posts) -

I usually don't spend much time on the forums around here, but the idea of a tournament sounds really appealing to me. I got pretty into the IDEA of competitive battling last gen, but mostly to the end of fighting my friends, so it would be pretty neat to have a place for this kind of thing.

But yeah, with no transfer yet, all my breeding Pokemon are stuck on the old DS, so it would be pretty hard to get something together that are up to my old (admittedly lame) standards.

#14 Posted by yoshimitz707 (2450 posts) -

This is going to be awesome! And just to clarify, by 12 AM on the 20th you mean tonight, right?

#15 Edited by GoranP (1115 posts) -

Don't sweat the readiness levels! The game is still new so everyone's got a shot more or less.

@yoshimitz707

This is going to be awesome! And just to clarify, by 12 AM on the 20th you mean tonight, right?

Correct. When it is 12:01 on the 20th, registration would have been open for1 minute already.

I am sooo down for this, been EV training since I beat it and getting some team options ready.

Either you signed up ahead of time or someone decided to play a prank. Either way, I have removed you from the tournament so please sign up when registration opens.

#16 Posted by MasterWGS (42 posts) -

Hoping I get in! I'm not a super active member of the forums, but I'm on the site a lot watching stuff. Plus I love Pokemon and have decided to get into the competitive side of things this go around. Looking forward to following this, regardless! Good luck everyduder!

#17 Edited by GoranP (1115 posts) -

6 people have already guaranteed their spots, looks like it's gonna be a great season already!

#18 Posted by Itwongo (1099 posts) -

Signed up! My team's not gonna be perfect, but I think it'll let me knock some heads.

#19 Posted by perfectlizardwizard (112 posts) -

Man, I'm really tempted to do this -- have only had time to breed 1 pokemon so far but if it's allowed I think I could body anything with just this one honestly. ;) By no legendaries, are we talking official or things deemed "uber" from other leagues/tiers?

#20 Posted by M_33 (527 posts) -

I signed up for this thing. I am ready to sic some cartoon monsters on people.

#21 Edited by blackcat0158 (40 posts) -

I'm not incredibly active here, mostly lurking and checking the main site. That being said, I'm 14 hours in, only defeated half the gyms, have a somewhat lame team put together and just a couple hours to play each day? I'm going to get creamed, but it should be fun!

Edit: Brad is both my DS and Trainer name.

#22 Edited by GoranP (1115 posts) -

Active really just means that you didn't sign up on the site just for the tournament, don't worry.

@perfectlizardwizard: We are not using tiers this season, just the legendary ban.

#23 Posted by ThaMilkMan (343 posts) -

My team is near completion!

#24 Edited by soulcake (245 posts) -

Signed up hope i don't get steamrolled good luck everyone.

#25 Posted by SpaceBoat (171 posts) -

Woo! Pretty excited for this.

It looks like it's bringing out a lot of lurkers like myself, which is pretty cool. I have my team planned out, and I've gotten a good start on getting it made. Hopefully it works out as well in practice as it does in theory. Good luck everyone!

#26 Posted by DarkShaper (1319 posts) -

Sounds like fun. Now I just need to finish my team.

#27 Edited by TheSilentGod (134 posts) -

Signed up. I am only on the fourth gym but I am in the midst of a push to get a more varied team together so this should be a lot of fun.

#28 Edited by GoranP (1115 posts) -

Oh man, 14 people already! If you're in the first 16 you can start PMing me the teams you want to register (no need to do it just yet if you're not sure what you wanna go with).

#29 Posted by yoshimitz707 (2450 posts) -

OK! So my Trainer name is Yashar and my 3DS name is Yashpup! with the exclamation point.

#30 Posted by Wess (94 posts) -

I put my name on the list as Wess77 - looks like its already filled up but I'm in if there ends up being room.

#31 Edited by DarthOrange (3809 posts) -

I actually don't really know how to do the crazy training stuff works but I have signed up anyway and will join if there is room.

#32 Posted by Hunter5024 (5506 posts) -

Shit, didn't make it in time. Probably for the best, my single player team doesn't look anything like the one I would make for competitive play.

#33 Edited by GoranP (1115 posts) -

I was just messing around with the settings so if anyone got an email saying they were wrongfully waitlisted or something don't worry. I've expanded the tournament to 18 players since we had 2 on the waitlist already. As it stands there will have to be byes and nearly everything will be randomly shuffled before the actual start of the season.

DarthOrange and Wess will be put in the qualifying round as they signed up after the original 16. They will have to face randomly chosen opponents.

#34 Edited by MasterWGS (42 posts) -

So I need to PM you my team by the 23rd? Because I'm still putting stuff together, so I want to make sure how long I have.

Also, my 3DS/Trainer name is Grant.

#35 Posted by ThaMilkMan (343 posts) -

I thought this might go without saying or it may be in the rules that I didn't read but no evasion increasing moves or one hit ko's right?

I only bring it up because I was hit with "sheer cold" by a lapras last night and was reminded they even exist.

#36 Posted by GoranP (1115 posts) -

@masterwgs: You can if you want, but the season will not start the day registration closes (I'll announce more details once registration is finished and we know how many people will participate). You can also send me your team during the period between the start of the season and end of registration. Whatever works for you! But once you send me your team that's it, no changes.

#37 Posted by aajf (223 posts) -

I am really excited to see how this pans out. Gonna start putting a team together for a future season.

#38 Edited by Itwastuesday (924 posts) -

i am here for the pikmin league

#39 Edited by MasterWGS (42 posts) -

@goranp: Cool, thanks for clearing that up for me!

#40 Posted by SpaceBoat (171 posts) -

I actually don't really know how to do the crazy training stuff works but I have signed up anyway and will join if there is room.

I could try to put together a breeding/training guide if anyone is interested. It's really pretty simple once it gets explained to you.

#41 Posted by Breadfan (6589 posts) -

I would be totally down to do this if there is room still available.

#42 Posted by DarthOrange (3809 posts) -

@goranp:

By when do we need to send you our teams? And when does the tourney start? Is it all TBD or am I blind and miss something obvious in the OP?

@darthorange said:

I actually don't really know how to do the crazy training stuff works but I have signed up anyway and will join if there is room.

I could try to put together a breeding/training guide if anyone is interested. It's really pretty simple once it gets explained to you.

I would love that.

#43 Posted by SpaceBoat (171 posts) -

@goranp:

By when do we need to send you our teams? And when does the tourney start? Is it all TBD or am I blind and miss something obvious in the OP?

@spaceboat said:

@darthorange said:

I actually don't really know how to do the crazy training stuff works but I have signed up anyway and will join if there is room.

I could try to put together a breeding/training guide if anyone is interested. It's really pretty simple once it gets explained to you.

I would love that.

I'll try to get it done sometime within the next few days. I'm already pretty busy breeding, haha. I know it wouldn't give much time to read the guide before the tournament itself, but I guess it's better late than never.

#44 Posted by GoranP (1115 posts) -

The season start date will be determined once registration is over (you guys will have a heads up). You can send me your team now or later, as long as it is before the tournament start. As for breeding and such, check the spoiler in the first post. At the bottom I linked to a bunch of guides.

@breadfan We are accepting people from the wait list, sign up anyway!

@thamilkman Anything goes this season except for legendaries and the fact that you can't have duplicate Pokemon and/or items. We will introduce regulations once we see how balanced (or not) the community is.

2 people are on the wait list with names that are not GB accounts. Who are you? If we can't figure you out then you may not end up in the tournament.

#45 Posted by Sheeana (6 posts) -

So when we pm you our teams should we give you their move lists as well? I am new to this whole pokemon tournament thing but are people allowed to change moves, or items, in between opponents?

also Sheeana is both my trainer and 3ds name.

#46 Posted by GunslingerPanda (4605 posts) -

Team is 3/6 bred. Glad we have time to set up, it's taking me a day+ to get each member with the IVs I want.

#47 Posted by Breadfan (6589 posts) -

The website gave my profile an image of Lando Calrissian by default. Is this site linked into something else - or does the internet just recognize my hero worship of Lando?

#48 Edited by somethingrater (5 posts) -

This sounds awesome, I don't have enough time to get anything together in the next couple days, but I'll totally be down for the next one.

#49 Edited by GoranP (1115 posts) -

@sheeana: No move lists or item lists, we're gonna see how that turns out first. In between opponents if you want to change a move that is up to you. If we find after this season that it ruins the strategy as well as the spectator element, we'll introduce balance restrictions.

@breadfan: NSA.

#50 Posted by dogman795 (109 posts) -

What's the policy on mega-evolution?

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