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    The Zychion Citadel Battle Series is an upcoming event series taking place on Planet Calypso, where colonists will battle it out every week in a giant free for all at Zychion Citadel. The stakes are high; prizes for the top three participants every week, as well as a grand prize every month for the player at the top of the monthly leaderboard. Societies will clash to prove they host the best player killers in all of Entropia Universe.

    The ZCBS is the brain child of both Simon Simpe Szentes and Larkin Snipes Smith, two long time players in Entropia. Back in 2009, the idea of hosting a large PVP series took root when Simon and Larkin were talking one day at the oil rig. The vision of up to 100 players fighting in a giant brawl was an inspiring thought of where the event could someday lead. However at the time the idea was put aside for other projects and ventures.

    It wasn't until late 2010 that the idea finally started to take shape. After a few weeks of discussion, the general design of the event series had been established. The details were refined for a few more days before finally introducing it to the community.



    "When people think of PVP events, they only picture uber players with expensive equipment." Simon stated when talking about the ZCBS. "There is a stereotype that all of these types of events are only for the rich and high skilled. We wanted to break away from the traditional stereotype and introduce a PVP event that was suitable for a wide variety of levels. The Zychion Citadel Battle Series is the product of this thinking."

    With rules such as no armor, no healing, no vehicles as well as no radar, more emphasis is on real pking talent and less on how much money the player has spent on equipment. The main focus is to provide a fun and long lasting series of PVP events for everyone to enjoy, from newer players to the highest skilled.

    The action kicks off on Saturday January 15th, at 17:00 MA time at Zychion Citadel! BxRabbitx Gaming Productions will be live on location to film all of the Battle Series action. Tune in after each week's event to catch all the updates on his Youtube channel!

    For more information on this event series, click here.
    This article was originally published in blog: The Zychion Citadel Battle Series started by Larkin
    Comments 22 Comments
    1. Carlito's Avatar
      Carlito -
      Looks interesting. Are you matching soc's by level? or will it be similar to red zone pvp?
    1. ermik's Avatar
      ermik -
      nice work guys , looking forward to following this.

      cheers

      ermik
    1. Lavawalker's Avatar
      Lavawalker -
      Good stuff guys, hope all goes well at the event
    1. macaulus's Avatar
      macaulus -
      sounds great, pity its at 4am my time, as most of these events are
    1. Audrey Cheerful's Avatar
      Audrey Cheerful -
      That sounds really awesome. I will be able to participate in just a few years.
    1. Larkin's Avatar
      Larkin -
      Quote Originally Posted by Carlito View Post
      Looks interesting. Are you matching soc's by level? or will it be similar to red zone pvp?
      It's just a straight up battle; so similar to red zone PVP

      Quote Originally Posted by macaulus View Post
      sounds great, pity its at 4am my time, as most of these events are
      Ahh that's too bad man. We tried to make it a time where most people could join, but it's impossible to get the whole world in



      Thanks for the support everyone! Less than a week to go
    1. FrenzY's Avatar
      FrenzY -
      Gee, I wonder what a noob like me can do. Wondering!
    1. Larkin's Avatar
      Larkin -
      Quote Originally Posted by FrenzY View Post
      Gee, I wonder what a noob like me can do. Wondering!
      Kill some ubers! No healing means that everyone will have low health when battling it out unless they stand around for 10 minutes waiting to heal back up (which won't happen I wouldn't think as that would definitely not put them in the running to win).

    1. JakkDanielsz's Avatar
      JakkDanielsz -
      Damn i need to sleep now so i dont wake up to late!
    1. Larkin's Avatar
      Larkin -
      Less than 2 hours now to the ZCBS kickoff. Come out for some fun!
    1. Larkin's Avatar
      Larkin -
      Thank you everyone for the awesome event! See you all next weekend at the same time!
    1. Larkin's Avatar
      Larkin -
      Here is the video from the first event!

    1. sherwood's Avatar
      sherwood -
      nice video, and gratz for the nice event organization!
    1. Chrome's Avatar
      Chrome -
      So, when is the all melee round?
    1. Larkin's Avatar
      Larkin -
      Quote Originally Posted by sherwood View Post
      nice video, and gratz for the nice event organization!
      Thanks!

      Quote Originally Posted by Chrome View Post
      So, when is the all melee round?
      We're hoping to do different themed rounds sometime; perhaps an entire month of themed rounds in the future
    1. gickstery's Avatar
      gickstery -
      It was very fun! I havent been to any kind of pvp event in a while, so it was fun to mess around again
      Also, great vid!


      Looking forward to the next one that i can make it to!
    1. Larkin's Avatar
      Larkin -
      Quote Originally Posted by gickstery View Post
      It was very fun! I havent been to any kind of pvp event in a while, so it was fun to mess around again
      Also, great vid!


      Looking forward to the next one that i can make it to!
      Looking forward to seeing you at one of them again! Glad you had fun!
    1. FrenzY's Avatar
      FrenzY -
      Quote Originally Posted by Larkin View Post
      Kill some ubers! No healing means that everyone will have low health when battling it out unless they stand around for 10 minutes waiting to heal back up (which won't happen I wouldn't think as that would definitely not put them in the running to win).

      wow. I guess I'll just stand and wait LOL, and then a bing and a boom, I win! ~o~
      Maybe I'll attend the 2nd competition. Considering.~~~
    1. Larkin's Avatar
      Larkin -
      Quote Originally Posted by FrenzY View Post
      wow. I guess I'll just stand and wait LOL, and then a bing and a boom, I win! ~o~
      Maybe I'll attend the 2nd competition. Considering.~~~
      We hope to see you there!
    1. Larkin's Avatar
      Larkin -
      Event Rule Updates - Starting In February

      We have monitored the events closely. We have listened to all the comments and suggestions. Starting next month, we will update and reform the rules. We strive to bring you the best PVP events in Entropia and feel that these new updates will benefit everyone!


      List of Changes

      1. Points System

      The points system will change as follows:

      1st place: 10 points
      2nd place: 9 points
      3rd place: 8 points
      4th place: 7 points
      5th place: 6 points
      6th place: 5 points
      7th place: 4 points
      8th place: 3 points
      9th place: 2 points
      10th place: 1 point

      Reason: To allow for a tighter and more thrilling competition where every place counts.

      2. Remove the "Disable SatNav" Rule

      Reason: Prevent campers from hiding and shooting instead of rewarding them.

      3. Prize System

      The weekly prizes will be changed to:

      1st place: Ammo/Deterioration
      2nd place: 60 PED
      3rd place: 40 PED

      Reason: During the past two events, the first place winner has won 400+ and 700+ PED. By reorganizing the prizes, the second and third place winners will be awarded more PED, while the first place winner still gets a really nice amount.


      Since these changes aren't being implemented until the next month, this month's winners won't be affected. The ATH and society leaderboards will be switched over to the new scoring format as soon as Feburary hits. The top 10 participants in both week 1 and week 2 have been recorded in order to make that switch easy and uncomplicated.

      We hope you enjoy these new updates!

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