Category: ultiduo

Ultiduo Season 4 Announcement

We’re proud to announce our fourth official Ultiduo Season! This season will have a $300 prize pool and medals.  It will consist of 8 matches, spread out over a 4 week period.

Season 4 (winter season) starts on November 25th.


Season 4 Registration

To register your Ultiduo team for Season 4, go to our Ultiduo Hub and follow the How To Compete instructions.

Don’t have a team? Create one here. (requires you sign in first)


Starting immediately, TFCL will host a total of 3 seasons per year.
Winter Season: November  – January
Spring Season: March – May
Summer Season: July – October


PRIZE BREAKDOWN

1st. $200 ($100 per player)
2nd. $60 ($30 per player)
3rd. $40 ($20 per player)

Total: $300


Maps / Schedule

Week 1: ultiduo_baloo_v2
Week 2: koth_ultiduo_r_b7
Week 3: ultiduo_lookout_a5
Week 4: ultiduo_gullywash_b2
–Holiday Hiatus–

This ultiduo season will consist of 4 regular season weeks, and 8 total matches.
Matches are to take place every Saturday and Sunday at 8:00 PM Eastern, with the first match scheduled for November 25th. Default time to report scores is Wednesday at 11:00 PM Eastern.


CFG & WHITELIST

You can download our main Ultiduo CFG here.
You can also view our whitelist separately here – http://whitelist.tf/tfcl_ultiduo


RULES

You can view our Ultiduo rules here – https://tfcleague.com/rules/ultiduo/


TWITCH.TV

Regular Season: https://www.twitch.tv/tfcleague


Important Dates

Team Registration: October 21st
Season Start: November 25th


Have questions? Post to our Forums or to our Discord, and we’ll answer them as soon as we can. 😀

Ultiduo Changes – Season Feedback + Medal Information

As you may know, we are the first and only league to offer a seasonal Ultiduo format. Unfortunately, that also means that there is a fair chunk of trial and error involved in making sure that Ultiduo fits the season structure as well as possible. This article seeks to address some of your feedback and concerns with Ultiduo, and how we plan to remedy them moving forward.

Length. This is the biggest point of feedback we’ve been receiving throughout the last two seasons of Ultiduo. You guys seem to think our season is too long, and the reward for playing in TFCL doesn’t quite outweigh the amount of time put into running an Ultiduo team. There are only 6 regular season games, spread out over the course of 6 weeks. This is, quite frankly, too long of a season, with too few games. Especially for a smaller format such as Ultiduo.

Well, we’ve heard ya loud and clear! The next season of Ultiduo will consist of 4 weeks, and 8 matches. You’ll get two matches per week, instead of the previous one. The goal is to speed up the season, while also providing as many matches as possible just so things aren’t boring for those of you competing. You know, so there’s less downtime now between matches.

Maps. Yes, we know. Our Ultiduo map pool is receiving some relatively mixed reception. Though let’s be honest here, there aren’t very many quality Ultiduo maps to begin with. I mean, other than Baloo and r7, what else is there? Maybe gullywash, if we’re being generous.

To hopefully help strengthen the Ultiduo map pool, we will be working with various talented mappers to create entirely new Ultiduo maps for use in TFCL and beyond. We’ll also begin to host our own version of the “New Map Cup”, where we test the latest and greatest maps this community has to offer. This might take several seasons though, so for now at least, you should expect the same map used multiple times throughout the season.


Yup, that’s pretty much it. If you guys have any more feedback, we’re all ears. Would love to hear about your experience playing in TFCL, and how you think we can improve our league. So just post whatever in the comments, and we’ll get right on it! 😀 \

Oh yeah, medals. Almost forgot!

So, as you all know, TFCL provides medals for pretty much everything. However, as you are also fully aware, we’ve yet to distribute them out to everybody. I’d like to touch on that in a brutally honest and open way, just so there’s no confusion or whatever.

To start off, here’s the tool that Valve gave us.  It’s pretty straightforward, and unfortunately, also quite limited. We had to modify it quite extensively, as the version we were given only let us give one medal to one person at a time. That’s kinda limiting, and definitely not ideal for a league setting. So, we’ve had to modify the tool, which is why things have been running somewhat slowly. I mean, let’s face it here; we’re going to be using this tool pretty much for as long as our league remains active, so we just don’t wanna mess this up. We’ve ended up building a more or less custom tool that’ll handle medal distribution moving forward, which meant more time spent on development, and less time actually distributing the medals.

Right now, we should have everything sent out by October 10th.  At least, that’s the general plan. At this point, it should just be a matter of collecting all of the steam ids, and sorting them into a text document. Then we import them into our tool, and send out the proper medals to the proper people with a single click of a button.

So that’s kinda what we’ve been doing. I know everyone and their mother has been looking for the TFCL medals, and wondering where they are. So, hopefully this article answers that. But if you’re too lazy to read it, here’s a TLDR: we got sent a very limited tool from Valve, and have been working hard to modify it so we can distribute medals. The extra development work is why we had to delay the overall distribution. 

Ultiduo Season 3 Playoffs

Welcome to the playoff, boys! Here’s some key information for Ultiduo S3 Playoffs.

Format: Double Elimination
Schedule: Sat @ 8:00 PM, Sun @ 8:00 PM.  (eastern time)
Score Deadline: 11:00 PM same-day. (eastern time)
Duration: 3 Weeks, 6 Matches.

Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/tfcleague
We will be streaming select matchups on our Twitch channel.

Ultiduo Season 3 – $250 Prize Pool [updated]

update: we delayed the launch of our Ultiduo season to August 12th, with the registration deadline being August 9th. 

We’re proud to announce our third official Ultiduo season! This season will have medals, a prize pool, and a single division. It will consist of 6 regular season rounds + a 16 team double elimination playoff.

Prize Breakdown

1st. $200 ($100 per player)
2nd. $40 ($20 per player)
3rd. $10 ($5 per player)

Total: $250

Want more? Consider subscribing to our Patreon.

Maps

View Maps
The playoffs will be played on a mix of the regular season maps.

cfg & whitelist

You can download our main Ultiduo CFG here.
You can also view our whitelist separately here – http://whitelist.tf/tfcl_ultiduo

Season Format & Schedule

This ultiduo season will consist of 6 regular season weeks, followed by a double elimination bracket.
There will be a total of 6 regular season matches. Matches are to take place every Saturday at 8:00 PM Eastern, with the first match scheduled for August 12th.

Rules

You can view our Ultiduo rules here – http://tfcleague.com/rules/ultiduo/

Twitch.tv

Regular Season: https://www.twitch.tv/tfcleague

Join Up

If you already have a team, simply sign into TFCL, and go to the Ultiduo bracket. Near the bottom there is a “Register for this bracket” button. Select that, choose your Ultiduo team, and you’re good to go. (be sure to ready up)
https://tfcleague.com/bracket/ultiduo-season-3/

If you don’t have a team yet, sign into TFCL and go to Teams > Create Team.
https://tfcleague.com/team-create/
Fill out the form and select Ultiduo. Next just get a minimum of two people on roster, and follow the steps above to register for the bracket.

Best of luck everybody! May the best duo win! 😀

Ultiduo Season 2 – $300 Prize Pool [registration closed]

Valentine’s Day is a day of love, weird heart shaped candy things, gruesome beheadings, and forever alone memes.

Welcome to our second season of Ultiduo! This time, we’re penetrating the world of TF2 with a bigger and better prize pool, participation medals, a little TFTV casting, and perhaps even a surprise later down the line.

Prize Breakdown

First Place: $200
Second Place: $60
Third Place: $30
Fourth Place: $10

Total: $300

Want more? Consider subscribing to our Patreon.

Maps

The first two weeks will be played on ultiduo_baloo_v2. (download) 
The final two weeks will be played on  koth_ultiduo_r_b7. (download)
The playoffs will be played on a mix of the two regular season maps.

cfg & whitelist

You can download our main Ultiduo CFG here
You can also view our whitelist separately here – http://whitelist.tf/tfcl_ultiduo

Season Format & Schedule

This ultiduo season will consist of 4 regular season weeks, followed by a two day single elimination playoff event.
There will be a total of 8 regular season matches. Matches are to take place every Saturday at 6:30 and 8:00 PM Eastern, with the first match scheduled for March 25th.

Rules

You can view our Ultiduo rules here – http://tfcleague.com/rules/ultiduo/

Twitch.tv

Regular Season: https://www.twitch.tv/tfcleague
Playoff Event: https://www.twitch.tv/teamfortresstv

Join Up

To participate in Season 2, simply head on over to the Team Creation page, and create a new Ultiduo team. Once that’s done, and you’ve got two members on your team, set your team as Ready. (note: you must sign in before accessing the page)

PS. We know it’s no longer Valentine’s Day, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy a little down and dirty Soldier on Medic fun, does it?