Last month we hinted at a followup to our exclusive first interview with Joshua. Today, we can finally announce that the rumor is true: We’ve got solid answers on some of the most pressing questions of the day.
(Much like the first Inside Scoop, the following has been condensed from a lengthy email chain. Just imagine we’re all in a comfy studio with nice cups of tea and a plate of those shortbread cookies you can only get at this time of the year, hanging out and chilling. -Editor)
Blitz Games are 1 on 1 Planets Games with a much smaller starmap and – depending on the turn frequency – often require only a few hours to days to complete. Blitz Games can be played vs. one live opponent or an artificial intelligence called ‘Hiatus’. Due to their relatively short game length, Blitz Games are the only format that is used for tournaments. While alliances and cooperation are extremely important in the larger game formats the Blitz Game version mainly focuses in military strength and strategic abilities. Furthermore it is an ideal set-up for tactical training or sandbox tests.
At long last Blitz Tournament 0029 is finally ready to kick off! After two weeks of rounding up players, we have finally landed at 22 players. As this number is not a power of 2, some players will not be competing in Round 1.
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After much deliberation, it has been decided that Blitz Tournament 0029: Breakthru the 4th Dimension will start on October 7, regardless of the number of players participating in the tournament. Five months is long enough, and I will use this tournament as a reminder to reduce the size back to 16 in future tournaments until the popularity actually warrants an increase.
The third famous World Blitz Tournament Series hosted by ChallengeSpaceYard is now underway, this time with more players than ever. Titled ‘Breakthru the 4th Dimension’ it not only introduces high-speed gaming on a very small map, it also puts all kinds of characters and game playing styles into the ring.
The top three players will receive these prizes:
1st Place / Gold – 3 free months of premium membership
2nd Place / Silver – 2 free months of premium membership
3rd Place / Bronze – 1 free month of premium membership