Hi guys. Sorry for my long absence. My 2 week relaxing holiday has turned into a 2-week nightmare due to flight cancellations and covid. I am back now, and let's see what we've missed:
And what happened was basically the end of the server. The war between SFU and NWT continued to be skewed slightly in the favour of SFU, which was also helped by a temporary ban for some high ranking NWT members, which allowed SFU to grab some more territory quickly. In the end the decision was to do a merger, allowing some of the most active NWT members to join, just so the world ends sooner (as it became a turtle-fest on the side of NWT, which was just delaying the inevitable).
The rankings are: 1. SFU - 2160 villages (+1047) and 66 players (+16) - The decisive winners of this world. 38.9M obp (1st place) and 19.6M dbp (1st place). 9 players in the top 10 (+1) and 19 players in the top 20 (+2). 2. NWT - 435 villages (-433) and 38 players (-27) - The last obstacle to SFU winning has now faded, with some joining SFU. 4.8M obp (2nd place) and 6.2M dbp (2nd place). 1 player in the top 20 (-1). 3. EOG - 113 villages (+31) and 33 players (-3) - EOG did indeed pass CUM. I would have laughed at the idea that a non-combative tribe like EOG would last the server, but here they are on 3rd place. 88k obp (5th place) and 759k dbp (5th place). No players in the top 20 (no change). 4. CUM - 78 villages (-52) and 24 players (-6) - More heavy losses, and now dropped from the top 3. 2.4M obp (3rd place) and 2.9M dbp (3rd place). No players in the top 20 (-1). 5. NEW - 46 villages (-10) and 33 players (-2) - Another round of steady decline for NEW, only staying in the top 5 because no other tribes are climbing anymore. 690k obp (4th place) and 1.8M dbp (4th place). No players in the top 20 (no change)
In terms of player changes:
* the following top 50 players moved to SFU as part of the merger: killerking0607 (9th), Pliskan (16th), mazer912 (29th), elchapo (37th), humble Wrath (42nd), Zaion (43rd), Slayer5 (44th), SonicBoom (45th), Lord McBoss (49th) - plus a few more outside of the top 50
* daza8s (17th) is the remaining NWT member in the top 20
* SamDeWise (CUM, former 21st place) vanished from the top 50
* jimmyaik, the other CUM member in the top 50, dropped 25 places to 46th
* there are 2 players without a tribe in the top 50: Marsu (39th) and benwyartt (40th)
The current top 20, by VPs:
I see no real point in an area by area comparison anymore, so instead, here are some player rankings, based on something other than VPs:
NUMBER OF VILLAGES
Shout out to Alikna and adfl, who decided not to play by the server rules and go for VPs, instead just do their own stuff.
This means that in total BPs, the top 10 is:
That's it for now. Unless something spectacular happens, I'll probably return with the final results, and maybe 1-2 more updates until then if it takes too long to get to the end of the server.
I also tried to apply some mathematical formulas on the rankings, normalize each separate ranking, apply importance to each category , and here is my rankings according to a completely biased scale I invented. (For those curious, BPs are twice as important as VPs, which are twice as important as villages and points, with heavy penalties for being outside the top 100 in any category. Yes, I went all the way to top 100 for each category).
This definitely has flaws, like the final push for VPs that not everyone joined in on, and the fact that some of the top players in BPs are dead or have few villages remaining. I think I could use this type of scale again during another server from the beginning, though it would need to be adapted for domination worlds.
It has been a long road, fun at times, frustrating at times, but overall a good experience. I want to thank everyone for playing, Possessed for being a great tribe leader and I'll definitely see you all on another server. Definitely domination next time though, VP servers suck.
Best wishes - DoreanBV, The Map Master, signing out for the last time on en74
Nice finish to your amazing maps and your uncanny news anchor ability of giving out accurate non biased information and events on en74. I know I can speak for most of the players in this world when I say you helped make this more interesting from the start. Thanks for all the hard work you put in.