Mountain Mayhem V
9th Age Grand Tournament Saturday October 26th to Sunday October 27th
Welcome to Mountain Mayhem V, A five round 9th Age Fantasy Battles singles event using the latest rules for “The 9th Age” as can be found here: http://www.the-ninth-age.com/ We will be using the version X.x rules (Whatever is available as of Oct 1st)
Entrance fee is 45$ if paid before October 1st, 55$ if paid before on or before October 13th. Payment to be made via paypal to GenePhelps@gmail.com
The event will be held at:
Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company #1
167 West Shirley Ave
Warrenton, VA 20186
Parking is located in the rear of the building and overflow is across the street at 170 West Shirley Ave (Doctor’s Offices)
BYOB : Beverages of all sorts permitted on premises, there is a very large refrigerator for our use to keep your preferred beverage cool
Lunch will be brought in both days, pizza one day and subs the next. Please contact me at Info@MountainMayhemGT.com if you have dietary restrictions
Open Gaming Friday October 25th 3 pm – whenever.
Saturday evening after the tournament there will be a group dinner/get together at a McMahons, a local Irish pub and restaurant. Be sure to indicate if you plan on attending this when you pay and/or submit your list.
We will be using The 9th Age rules version X.x (Whatever rules are available as of Oct 1st)
Armies are limited to 4,500 points.
The 9th Age documents are available here http://www.the-ninth-age.com
Armies must be 100% painted to a three color minimum. Unpainted armies will not be accepted. Reasonable proxies will be allowed. If you would like to use something out of the ordinary such as an army of sharks or chess pieces, please contact Gene at Info@MountainMayhemGT.com with photos for approval.
Army lists must be submitted before Midnight October 13th via email to Info@MountainMayhemGT.com Army lists should be submitted as Text, Word, or PDF.
Players will need to bring 6 copies of their list to the tournament, 1 for themselves and a copy for each of their opponents. These lists need to include at a minimum: unit name, qty, any upgrades, and unit cost. Players will earn a 1 pointt per game award for providing their opponent a printed copy of their list.
Players should note that all lists for the weekend will be OPEN.
Players submitting their list prior to midnight October 6th will receive a 5pt. sportsmanship bonus.
Players submitting their lists after midnight October 13th will receive a -5pt sportsmanship penalty.
Incorrect lists or list changes will be subject to a -0 to -10 point penalty based on judge’s decision. Lists corrected before the deadlines will not be penalized (ex: if you submit your list before Oct 6, and correct your mistake before Oct 6, there will be no penalty). The date you correct your list will be considered the date you submitted it.
Changing your list will be handled just like correcting it, the date it is changed will be the date it was submitted.
Lists will be released on or before Oct 20, Lists may not be changed after the lists have been released.
Friday – Open Gaming (3pm – whenever)
Doors open 8:00AM Doors open 8:00AM
Game 1: 9:00 – 12:00 Game 4: 9:00 – 12:00
Lunch Break: 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Break: 12:00 – 1:00
Game 2: 1:00 – 4:00 Game 5: 1:00 – 4:00
Game 3: 4:15– 7:15 Awards Ceremony: 4:15
Tier 4 0 points – 3 color, minimum work
Tier 3 2 points – All models painted and bases more than just painted
Tier 2 4 points – Tournament standard (Matching Bases, common theme, Display, Name plate
Tier 1 8 points – Top Tier painted army
Armies must be 100% painted to a three color minimum.
Judges can award 1-2 bonus points for any of the first 3 tiers at their discretion
Army selected by the judges as the top painted army will receive a 2 point bonus.
Players will be asked to vote on their favorite army, this can be based on paint, theme, or even composition. Players will receive 3 sportsmanship points for voting.
At the end of the tournament, you will choose your favorite opponent who will receive 2 points, you will also pick your second favorite who will receive 1 point. Players turning in the Favorite opponent sheet will receive 3 Sportsmanship points.
Bonus Score Summary
List submitted on or before October 6 : +5 points
List submitted after October 13 : -5 points
Payment received on or before October 6 : +5 points
Payment submitted after October 13 : -5 points
Voting for Best Sports : 3 points
Voting for favorite Army : 3 points
Providing a printed copy of your list to your opponent : 1 Point per Game
Being at your table and ready at the start of the round : 1 Point per Game
Turning in your Scoresheet by the end of the round : 3 Points per Game
Total of 16 Bonus points available that all players should receive, plus up to 5 points per game for finishing on time and having a copy of your list for your opponent.
The ability to make a game enjoyable for your opponent, win or lose, is a key component of the hobby. It is also critical to the success of a tournament. To recognize this, sportsmanship will factor into the Best Overall and Best Sportsmanship awards and will be one of the tie-breakers for other awards.
After each game, each player will award their opponent 1 or 2 Sportsmanship Points based on their experience and how it applies to the suggested (but certainly not comprehensive) guidelines below.
Obviously, your opponent’s list design or the fact you won or lost should not factor into your sportsmanship score.
1 – Your opponent’s attitude and/or gaming etiquette was consistently poor. They did numerous things during your game that were not in line with the rules or spirit of the game. At the judges’ discretion, you may be asked to explain giving this score.
2 – Normal opponent who gave you a good game, engaged with you personally, and practiced typical gaming etiquette.
Each Game you will also check Yes/No for the following two questions
1. Did your opponent provide you with a copy of their army list
2. Was your opponent at the table and ready at the start of the round
Players will receive 1 point for each Yes they receive
At the end of the tournament, you will choose your favorite opponent who will receive 2 points, you will also pick your second favorite who will receive 1 point.
Players turning in the Favorite opponent sheet will receive 3 Sportsmanship point
Best Overall (1st – 3rd) – Battle Score, Sports, all Bonus, and Painting
Best General – Battle Points (Best Overall not eligible)
Best Sports – (as voted by players)
Best Painted – (Judged)
Favorite Army – (as voted by players)
The latest issue of the 9th Scroll is available! You can read all about it in the news.