The Bytown Smugglers League : Season 2

 

Bytown Smugglers
Bytown Smugglers

The Bytown Smuggler League Season 2 is about to start soon! Last season was a great success with 31 players and 171 games played at our sponsor locations! We heard you and here are some rule changes for this season.

We are moving from an 8 weeks duration to 12 weeks. One issue we had last season is that a lot of players rushed to get their 8 games in the first four weeks then it became harder for players to find opponents and new players didn’t had enough time to play their 8 matches if they joined mid-season. That rule change was voted unanimously.

Second change, we are allowing players to choose between standard 100pts or Epic 300pts with a minimum of 2 epic points per squad. A lot of us has unused huge ships and we see not reasons to not allow epic play, especially with the Scum ship coming out soon. That rule was voted with a clear majority

Third change, generics are now usable in 3 different lists. That was a debated issue. So instead of simply allowing them in any lists, limiting them to 3 lists still allow for creative list and hopefully, nobody will try to play 4 tlt y-wings 6 times. This rule change was voted majorly towards allowing them.

Last change, we are replacing the top 8 with an end of season tournament. We felt that a top 8 with only 8 players was anti-climatic. Instead, top  8 will get a first round bye if they wish and we will have a great and fun tournaments where everyone can attend! It will also help out a lot in prize distribution!

Bytown Smugglers League Rule

Bytown Smugglers League Facebook Group

General

  1. The league season is comprised of up to 8 matches to be played over 12 weeks. A minimum of 4 matches played is required to qualify for participation prizes.
  2. New this Season : Epic games! You can choose to either play regular 100pts dogfight or 300pts Epic. However, epic is restricted to 2 epic pts minium and 5 pts maximum.
  3. Each player can only play another player for league points once in the season.
  4. Lists and results must be reported on the League Facebook Group
  5. All League games must be played at a Sponsor location (See list below). We recommend availing yourself of their X-wing nights to play your games
  6. Matches follow standard FFG tournament rules
  7. Forfeit:
    1. If you don’t turn up at the time and place pre-arranged with your opponent, without reasonable notice for postponement, you forfeit all points. Your opponent gets full points.
    2. If you play an illegal list, per the rules of this tournament and FFG rules, you forfeit. Your opponent gets full points.

List Building

  1. Any given pilot can only be used in a single list across the season. Exception : Generics can be used in 3 different lists
  2. Huge ships can be used in as many epic lists you want.
  3. 2 epic points minimum for Epic lists.

Top 8

The top 8 highest-ranked players will get a bye in the end of season tournament.

Reporting matches
1. Post exact lists and results on the FB page.

Scoring
1. Playing a league match earns 2 pts.
2. a win earns 2 pts.
3. Points-killed is recorded and used to settle ties, with # matches won as a second tie-breaker.

Match etiquette

Behave well or we will surrender you to Jabba’s Rancor
 
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6 thoughts on “The Bytown Smugglers League : Season 2”

    1. Its to ensure a team fields a huge ship… or not just huge ships. The CR90 and Raider are worth 3 epic points. The GR75, Gozanti and soon to be CROC are worth 2 epic points.

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