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So because Yugioh I Completely changing it's rules, I figured having another YGO tournament would just be too confusing.  Hence, I decided to instead do a Binding of Isaac:  Rebirth Tournament.  Last night I had someone bring it up in the Awards Meeting and there was a couple of questions, so here is a Q&A of said questions and concerns.

Do I have to have Afterbirth+?

No, in fact this is going to be Afterbirth only, which that is a DLC to the Binding of Isaac:  Rebirth, but from what I've been seeing most people who have Rebirth also have Afterbirth.  And since Afterbirth+ is controversial and much less common, we're just not going to use it at all

Will this be PC or console versions?
Because of how the differences between PC and consoles differ I have to make this tournament on the most common platform, which is PC

How will the tournament be scored?

Binding of Isaac has a scoring system based on numerous things, to which I will explain in more detail if enough people are interested in joining.  Now my original plan was to take screenshots of your score at the end of your seeded run.  However, if you win the run, it immediately goes into a cutscene and never brings out a score screen making screenshotting your final score literally impossible.  However, I found a solution that will solve this, and the biggest concern with this tournament.

How is the tournament going to be balanced?

I know not everyone has everything unlocked, which definitely can put one at a huge advantage or disadvantage.   However, there is one thing built into Afterbirth that will allow everyone to be on equal ground regardless of progress and will allow to screenshot your score.  That would be the Daily Runs.  Every day, there is a randomly generated run to a random endboss with a random character that is the same for everyone who attempts the daily on that given day.  It will work if you don't have a specific character or item unlocked.  If people are ok with this decision, what will happen is that we would all agree on a day where we can take 20-45 minutes (average length of a run) and do the Daily Run and make sure to screenshot the end final score and post it or send it in to me. 

I think that's all I have to address, but if you have anymore questions or concerns, just ask.

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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (Gauging Interest!)
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2017, 11:57:52 PM »
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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (Gauging Interest!)
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2017, 11:58:08 PM »
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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (Gauging Interest!)
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2017, 12:05:26 AM »
i'll have to reinstall isaac now

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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (Gauging Interest!)
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2017, 01:53:19 AM »
Someone buy afterbirth for me

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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (Gauging Interest!)
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2017, 10:44:44 AM »
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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (Gauging Interest!)
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2017, 01:44:00 PM »
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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (Gauging Interest!)
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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (Gauging Interest!)
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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (Gauging Interest!)
« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2017, 07:46:14 PM »
sign me up for that *bleep* hell yeah

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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (Gauging Interest!)
« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2017, 01:47:01 AM »
I have it but never played it so what better time than now.

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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (Gauging Interest!)
« Reply #12 on: June 22, 2017, 07:03:09 PM »
Hello everybody!  So sorry for not getting any updates from this sooner, but I've been busy and stuff and I wasn't planning to start this until July anyways.  Saying that, the Binding of Isaac Afterbirth Tournament will start of July 10th and will last for 10 consecutive days

Everyday on the Afterbirth DLC, you will do the Daily Run, and at the end, you will screenshot the score and send it to me via PM or post in in the Game Thread.  And the one with the most score winsHOWEVER I've been thinking of alternatively making the highest average of all scores being the winner.  If the majority of you really want that instead I'll it to that, but I don't know if it will make much of a difference.

Also if during those dates (between July 10th to July 19th) does not have the time to play those dailies I would be very willing to skip a day or two for everyone, because everyone has to play the same dailies. 

The scoring system for these Dailies are largely based on mathematical formulas that are kind of boring to explain.  If you really want to know more, you can go here and click on each category.  I will however explain the description of each category.

Stage bonus: the amount of points earned for reaching a set of floors
Exploration bonus: points awarded for exploring and clearing rooms or events
Schwag bonus: points earned for collecting pickups
Rush bonus: awarded for clearing Boss Rush or Hush
??? or Lamb bonus: awarded for killing ??? or The Lamb
Mega Satan bonus: awarded for killing Mega Satan
Damage penalty: points lost for taking damage
Time penalty: points lost for spending time
Item penalty: points lost for picking up items (actives and passives)


And one last thing, please don't cheat.  I trust everyone here not to cheat, and I know there are easy ways around it, just please refrain.  I am however, going to allow only two specific mods to be used.  The first is External Item Description which will tell you the descriptions of all items you see.  The other is Missing Hud 2 which allows you to see your raw stats.  These mods are very helpful and I know that it will impact very very little if any of the run itself.  I actually encourage you to use at least once of them.

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments, please ask and I will happily answer ^^

Happy Isaac-ing!

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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (Gauging Interest!)
« Reply #13 on: June 22, 2017, 07:57:44 PM »
How can I install the mods?

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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (Gauging Interest!)
« Reply #14 on: June 22, 2017, 10:40:27 PM »
How can I install the mods?
So the one with the Moddingofisaac, you login in by connecting the website with Steam and you download it.  Then you unzip the files into the resource folder in Isaac's Steam files.  I think there's directions on the website too, but I forgot where.  I can make a video on it if it helps. 

For Missing Hud 2, all you need to do is download the mod, and then have it open and Isaac open at the same time and the mod injects itself into the game.

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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (TOURNEY STARTS TOMORROW)
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2017, 11:02:15 AM »
Hey everyone!  The Binding of Isaac Tournament starts tomorrow at 6:00 AM or at July 20, 2017, 06:00:00 AM in your time zone.  This is the time the dailies reset every day.  The tournament will last 10 consecutive days so remember to play the dailies on the Afterbirth DLC only and screenshot your score and post it in the Thread or PM to me.  If you somehow forget you can always go back and view it in the leaderboards or if I have you as a friend I can look it up for you.  Also another reminder that you can use this External Item Description mod and Missing Hud 2

Thanks everyone again for participating!  Good luck and have fun!

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Re: Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Tournament (TOURNEY STARTS TOMORROW)
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2017, 02:05:56 PM »
I'm gonna need to drop out of this tourney as well because I haven't reinstalled Isaac and am definitely out of practice with the game

I still love the idea though and hope it all goes well!

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« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2017, 02:07:36 PM »
I'm gonna need to drop out of this tourney as well because I haven't reinstalled Isaac and am definitely out of practice with the game

I still love the idea though and hope it all goes well!

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