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The 5th Tournament of the SRS has begun! Messages in this topic - RSS

James Sinclair
James Sinclair
Posts: 237

7/5/2019
I am pleased to announce that the Fifth Tournament of the Sanguine Ribbon Society has started!

Participants, please review the updated official rules. Aside from minor clarifications, I have added a tournament cut-off date (Aug 15) and the maximum allowed number of lethal sparring bouts (14), and slightly increased the rewards. I have also added a roster page that conveniently lists all of the 27 participants along with their profile links and their most recent leaderboard stats. You can use this page to quickly add participants to your contacts list, and to get a sense of their skill levels when deciding to issue or accept sparring challenges.

Remember, you are responsible for listing any opponents that you spar with on the official 5th Tournament Log page, along with any points you receive. The outcome of any lethal sparring bouts for the tournament can also be used to update your leaderboard entry (although it has no bearing on your standing in the tournament). If you have any questions or encounter any issues, please do not hesitate to contact me by PM, by replying here, or in-game.

I hope everyone enjoys the tournament. Note that it will continue to run through this year's mayoral election, so by all means feel free to settle your political differences like civilised ladies/gentlemen/etc of Fallen London: with polite duels to the (temporary) death. 🗡

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James Sinclair

Curator of the Sanguine Ribbon Society 🗡

A fully-fledged rêveur of The Night Circus.

Wines is red
Spices is yellow
But old Jack-of-Smiles
Is a murderous fellow
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Vega
Vega
Posts: 144

7/6/2019
The Fifth Tournament has commenced, and the news-rats are on the streets to gather tales for a special Duellists' Edition of the Most Singular Magazine! Not least because the Magazine's own senior editor, the Jaunty Mystic, is an entrant in this glorious event of genteel murder. The Magazine invites Sanguine Ribbon duellists and spectators alike to speak with the Mystic -- who solemnly swears not to knife you during the interview -- to be featured in this upcoming paper.


In other words - I'm back at my Editor's desk and happy to write a RP-style headline and little snippet for your Fallen London player character. See this thread for examples that I've written for other players. Either PM me (Taranlei) in-game or through the forums. You don't have to be in the tournament to request a headline, anyone is welcome.

If you're in the Tournament and want a headline about your exploits, feel free to send me as much or little as you want: weapons/clothing, location of duel, how you won/lost. I won't include other players' characters/account names unless it's with their permission. You don't have to challenge me to get a headline -- although you're welcome to try. wink

If you've already received a headline from me, feel free to request a new one for your new adventures!


ETA -- My thanks to James Sinclair for prompting me to revive my Newspaper. Redditors are welcome to advertise this on the subreddit too; I don't have an account.




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edited by Vega on 7/6/2019

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The Jaunty Mystic, Taranlei, roams the streets of London, interviewing fellow citizens. Member of the Sanguine Ribbon Society and the Temple Club (happy to send invites). Accepting all Acquaintances, lethal duels, social interactions, and opportunities for casual roleplay.

The Shifty Spectre has departed on the final voyage. "I have gone down, down, my love..."
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James Sinclair
James Sinclair
Posts: 237

7/8/2019
Tsar Koschei wrote:
I missed the signups? Damn it all, I was quite looking forward to this.

Teach me to look away for a few weeks...
You've given me an idea, though. I'll either add a new page to the SRS spreadsheet or a new column to the leaderboard, where members can indicate their interest in the next tournament. Then I can send out in-game notification letters to everyone on the list when signups are open for the next event.

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James Sinclair

Curator of the Sanguine Ribbon Society 🗡

A fully-fledged rêveur of The Night Circus.

Wines is red
Spices is yellow
But old Jack-of-Smiles
Is a murderous fellow
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James Sinclair
James Sinclair
Posts: 237

8/16/2019
The 5th tournament has concluded! I will make an official announcement tomorrow containing the final scores.

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James Sinclair

Curator of the Sanguine Ribbon Society 🗡

A fully-fledged rêveur of The Night Circus.

Wines is red
Spices is yellow
But old Jack-of-Smiles
Is a murderous fellow
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 Saklad
Saklad
Posts: 525

7/11/2019
Could you log the First City Coins I get from the tournament as a donation, and just keep them? It’s not like I really need them for anything, and I’d probably just send them back eventually anyway.

On a related note, the prizes seem a bit excessive. After all, you can only give thirty at a time. You should at least limit the participation prize to 30 First City Coins. Even that feels excessive, really.

By the way, do you want some help distributing prizes? It seems impractical to have one person distributing so many Surprise Packages. You could maintain a public spreadsheet of undistributed prizes, and let other people fulfill them as another form of donation.

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Saklad5, a man of many talents
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Skinnyman
Skinnyman
Posts: 1908

7/5/2019
Quickly popping by to thank you for organizing this!
Want to mention that I won't be available until Sunday or Monday; on the road with limited access to the Neath.
Few mentions now:
Add forum, Reddit and/or Discord username for better communication between participants
Visit the game from this link when you are defeated so you can accept heals. Logging in won't redirect the user to the page though and I haven't tested this yet!

Link
htps://www.fallenlondon.com/messages

Sorry for robot like message; mobile.
edited by Skinnyman on 7/5/2019

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I am accepting Plant battles, Neath's Mysteries card, Starveling Cats and boxed cats.
No suppers, no second chances gain and no need to cure my menaces!
ESs items and quality requirements sheet
Achievement list if you're feeling bored!
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