Videogame Tournaments at Your Library: December Events!

aadlman: If Ann Arbor was a Megaman game, one of the bosses would be AADLMAN.

It's December in Ann Arbor. You know what that means... a fresh infusion of salty brown slush. That, plus AADL-GT's 5th Annual Grand Championship Tournament Weekend! The action gets going Friday Night, 12/19 at 6 PM with our final Revolution Hero Tournament for All Ages featuring Dance Dance Revolution and Guitar Hero tournaments for players of all skill levels. Then, at High Noon on Saturday 12/20, the 2008 SmashKart Wildcard Tournament and Grand Championships bring together players in grades 6 - 12 for Ann Arbor's hottest gaming event, with a Wii, iPod, and DS up for grabs to the Grand Champions! We wrap up the season with Public Library Pokémon League on Sunday 12/21 from 1-5 PM, and then finally the 2nd Annual GT Awards, Clan Cup Finals, and Grudge Buffet featuring the finest comestibles that Salsarita's has to offer, on Monday, 12/22 at 6 PM. All events at the Downtown Library in the lower level Multipurpose Room. Food and prizes at all events!

So, what does this have to do with Megaman? Not much, I guess, but Megaman is awesome and I wanted to make a Megaman commercial, so here it is! This spot shows on Bravo, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, Cartoon Network, and MTV. It features this track by the inimitable Minibosses and this video by art student Nicolas Ménard of Montreal. Enjoy!

Stay tuned for end-of-season scores, gt awards nominations, and clan standings.

Comments

can't go =(


can't go =(


yay sounds fun...
but, what time does the grands start and end? and what kind of ipod?....
and andy, are you able to make it to any of them...
and is the clan cup finals 4 people in a clan or more.???
and when does the clan cup finals, grudge buffet and awards end..??????????
and is every clan qualified for the cup finals...
and is the grands going to have clans effect pools......?????????
=]
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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can i win anything... lol...

otherwise i guess i'll stop by to check what's up.


yoooooo, i can go
ummmm hmm, im bored, cant watch the video in school cause the dell com im on dont have quickplayer.... all the good websites are blocked, ummmmmmm im gonna win the grands.

i mean i think its time im due for a first place win. the john durski memorial prize should totally be announced as the john durski memorial prize when given to the 4th place finisher. and not just be an undrground term.....

uggghhhhh sooooo bored. who wats to team up with me in ffa matches???
if i can get a 2nd place ill let you win!

my email is johninabox123@yahoo.com hit me up with a f/b request or something so we can talk about teaming up....

and if no one watns teaming up going on at the grands then i wont team up with any one. unless you email me... but 4 real i wont team up.....jk


i see, i see
i'm only going to gang up with people if i'm not in the same pool with somebody i don't want to gang up on. =]
ok guys, if i'm in the same pool with you and you're about to gang up...gang up against the other person first, and then come after me =] plz
and if there's going to be 3 of you guys ganging up, then i'm going to have to be make mk even more broken lol =]
i hope the pools won't be as bad as they were at the last grand lol =]
i better not miss the clan cup final, grudge buffet, awards again...forgot about it last time lol =]
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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It's really stupid to schedule tourneys before or after holidays, especially christmas...
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Darwinitis: To be questioned about your gender


ANYONE THATS GOOD IN MARIO KART AND WANNA SUB FOR DINGDONG IN THE CLAN CUP POST SOMETHING HERE
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my brother: should i catch a psyduck?
me: why?
my brother: cause he evolves into uhh....uhhh....a psygoose

Holder of the 9000th post!!!


I'd be happy to if eli would let me. Only as long as it is Double Dash. I have yet to play Wii-Kart. You'll need to email him:
eli@aadl.org

Just let me know what he says. I'll assume he says yes and get back into practice.

[gtlogo:RED]


is the grands going to go in our overall points...for the scoreboard and stuff....?
i don't think there's a way to make no teaming up, a rule...
and is the grands going to be ffa only or are there going to be 1v1
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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Lol im gonna go, even though im goin to lose but thats my job. cya all there.

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Charles


XD ne1 here good thatll be my partner next season? im not gonna talk about winning the grands cause i kno i wont... mkdd sux and im like 5th-10th best in brawl... but w/e ima still be there lol i dont wanna team up at all, but it would be nice if in ffa's some1 would help me keep it at two 1v1's... peach failz at ffa XD...T-T...^.^...>.>..<.<..T-T..., also i want a training buddy(preferably at or around my skill) for ssbb if ur interested... chiokeb@gmail.com or here... here works too...
Elipses ftw!


>.> its cutting off my posts... neway im looking for a training partner for ssbb as well if ur interested chiokeb@gmail.com or reply here...


I'm Interested sir. You see I will see how good you are. You maybe like me but I need a Partner

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Charles


tutu, i know i'm not in charge of this but, JOIN ASIAN INVASION
u can be with either me, dingdong, chris r =]
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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Or me.

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Charles


pokemon is so boring.... only red and blue and yellow wer good sorry i just had to say that


Man you are really right. I berly play it I swear. You are right. Red Blue and Yellow had thier days. Now pokemon is boring.

I wanna change my name

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Charles


no, pyromaniac is taking my spot for the clan next yr

even though hes not asian......but hes good in brawl....so he must have some asian in him =P
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my brother: should i catch a psyduck?
me: why?
my brother: cause he evolves into uhh....uhhh....a psygoose

Holder of the 9000th post!!!


lol, yay
i'll tell him the news i'm on the bus...=]
we we're talking about that on the bus...=]

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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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... i wouldnt join AI even if i could, i want to beat the AI simply cause they are better than i am (well some of them anyway =P)


i see,
we'll see about that at the grands..>=D
andy, what's going to be the teams for next season in asian invasion??
and rainier, is ryan still going to come to the tourny's next season????!
and is anybody else going to be too old to go for the next season.??!?besides rainier and solon...
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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tutu was right about that. lol.

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Charles


lol, i was so bored today...i was online and we all just started taunting...lol =]
...
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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pyros not asian.. so .. =P
jacob I'm sure u can make ur lil bro good =) or osmething..

j/ks

but I don't even know if I'll be playing this game thil next year =/ 5 months is a long time =/


=O andy, do u hear yourself right now.... =O
there's probably going to be tournaments on january and stuff....or eli might start the season soon...lol

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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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Hey arnt you that guy who uses Snake? The one with glasses?
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Charles


ur going to have to be more specific...was he fat?
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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Uhhh, I dont want to use that word...id use big. He was big.
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Charles


lol, i think that's me.
what tournament did u see me
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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Yes. I saw you at 2 Tournaments. The National Gaming Day, and SmashKart Round 4(or 3).
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Charles


yay I got mk wii and its addicting as heck.. =P


dont worry guys he sucks at it x]

we should totally get more ppl's mkwii codes to have bigger races = more ppl for me to smoke =P
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my brother: should i catch a psyduck?
me: why?
my brother: cause he evolves into uhh....uhhh....a psygoose

Holder of the 9000th post!!!


lol unlike mkdd i can actually play MKwii, not that its hard to get good at it XD


I noticed that mkwii is a more beginner friendly game than mkdd, and brawl is a more beginner friendly game than melee. if the tourneys change to mkwii, then it would be easy for ppl to actually have a chance of winning
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Darwinitis: To be questioned about your gender


that's what makes aadl, aadl...and switching to brawl didn't make that much of a difference of who wins. so it might be the same with mario kart...and mario kart was already like 30% luck...cause of the item differences between 1st and 8th place...
and it's good for more people to win because then there would be more competition for everybody
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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well dd's item distribution was kind of wack as it is. it got alot more imba in the four player races, where second place would get stars etc. mk wii is even worse. there are now 12 places and you can still get stars in fourth, ALONG WITH MASTER SHELLS!? thats crazy, but it is pretty fun and some new mechanics make for interesting adv tactics


I agree, mkwii is as fun to play as dd, if not better, but the skill level is way off, and the item level is off too, but if the tournaments switch, there's gonna be some haters.
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Darwinitis: To be questioned about your gender


next year i think we should switch, there is better online stuff in the new one, and team races and battles (clan battles anyone?)


if you wanna team up with me at the grands email me at

johninabox123@yahoo.com


matt, your still coming to tourny's next year right?
and for the awards, do we vote on who get's the award?
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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vote box!


what kind of ipod....touch?
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my brother: should i catch a psyduck?
me: why?
my brother: cause he evolves into uhh....uhhh....a psygoose

Holder of the 9000th post!!!


I don't know if i'm going next year, my parents are getting mad at me that i can't find anything to do here lol. I'm probably gonna retire from the tournies after i get my permit or something. =(
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Darwinitis: To be questioned about your gender


vote johninabox for every category!!!!

including best player,
most annoying player,
biggest noob,
idc vote me for everything!!!!!!!!!

ps: eli, im trying to get there to note be a vote..........and my above comment is exactly why.


Biggest ego: hmm... gotta vote for john. Or jacob. nah, it's john.
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Darwinitis: To be questioned about your gender


i'm going to play the cheapest kirby ever at the tournament =]
and the most broken mk since dingdong's not going...=]
but then again...solon's going........=|
=] =[ =/ =P =O =I => =< =) =( =\ =D x] x[ x/ XP XO XI X> X< X) X( X\ XD
-.-"
O_o bored...
watch out for nick's mr. g&w and wolf
what are the awards going to be...would it be the same awards as last time???????
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
Holder of the 15000th comment


=O where's my sig...??!?!?!?!?!?
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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John wanna team up next season?
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Charles


4000 points for phoenix?


shut up about that it doesnt make a difference anyway!


lol it makes a huge difference. if we dont get those 4000 we wont make into the top 4. and eli said he was gonna add them last tourney so i was just asking


lol, phoenix still won't get in...unless the grands gives you points and phoenix does good at the grands then you might get in.....lol =]
i gotta practice my mario kart or i might not make it far in the grands...
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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yea pheonix your still like 10,000 behind... and thats with me and marcus missing the tournement


haha the very first post is awesome, i've lost to ding dong too many times


1st comment of the day....lol....=]....lol....>=O
1 week till the grands and break!!!!!!....>=O
i can't stop playing melee lol...it's too fun....lol....>=O
they should make a game where brawl characters are in mario kart....so like snake's special would be turning his car into a missle thing and snake dashing all the way to first then up-tilt first place...lol....>=O
i'm going to stay up all night...>=O
>=O lol =]
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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YEA!!!!!!!!!!!!HOT_ARMS's combo video is going to be awesome!!!!!! =]
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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how the heck do you know about that lol
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my brother: should i catch a psyduck?
me: why?
my brother: cause he evolves into uhh....uhhh....a psygoose

Holder of the 9000th post!!!


lol, asian people can read each others mind lol
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
Holder of the 15000th comment


this is my last season!

so if were gonna team up it will be at the grands,,,, i posted if you wanna team up with me email me.
johninabox123@yahoo.com and i guess only one person wants to be my friend.


john, your a senior?????????????????????????????????????
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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lol, idk if i should take this as an insault or not????

yup... lol


This is why tournaments after this and next year are gonna be easier to win at cause every1 that's actually good will be gone
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Darwinitis: To be questioned about your gender


like me


djf;kd


go to real tourneys... I Just made 140$ this weekend =)

oh and theres no items =)


last tourney will be next year =[


http://www.mariokart64.com/mkdd/wrc.php

omg!!!! these guys are amazing

what is your best time??? and course... go to standards and see what rank you are.... im like hero in only 4 :( the times are epic.
http://www.mariokart64.com/mkdd/standardc.php


whats hero and stuff i didnt see anything about it


dingdong, tell me about those tourneys so i can go =]
lol john, i was just surprised...i thought you were a junior for some reason.
=]
>:O
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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On wii sports bowling, random question, what's your highest score?
Unbelievably, my chemistry teacher showed us a video of him getting a 300 over the weekend. I didn't know teachers did that kind of stuff.
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Darwinitis: To be questioned about your gender


270.


Nice.
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Darwinitis: To be questioned about your gender


Meh, one time at DigiOps we decided to play some Wii Sports and I managed to get about 243. That was about the third time I've played it; I also played it left handed.

[gtlogo:RED]


Who wants to be my partner in 4 more days?

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Charles


what are you guys talking about teaming for? in grands???

and EBD i emailed eli when you told me to about subbing for dingdong, he still hasnt replied
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my brother: should i catch a psyduck?
me: why?
my brother: cause he evolves into uhh....uhhh....a psygoose

Holder of the 9000th post!!!


yay!!!EBD is subbing =]
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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yay!!!EBD is subbing =]
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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umm i just said eli hasnt replied back, meaning i dont know if its a yes or no yet lol
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my brother: should i catch a psyduck?
me: why?
my brother: cause he evolves into uhh....uhhh....a psygoose

Holder of the 9000th post!!!


we never had teams in the grands. (no co-op) but teaming up has reared its ugly head quite a bit.


the infamous michael song, too scared to come back to aadl for understandable reasons


lol that was the douschiest thing ever done in the history of aadl


Is thier going to be anyone willing to bring a camera to record the tournament and some matches so I can broadcast it on Youtube?
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Charles


im bringing my camera


I don't think Eli would mind me subbing. We'll ask anyways. It's only the clan battle so it's not so important, really.

[gtlogo:RED]


yay!!!EBD is subbing =]
and putting ffa matches on youtube doesn't sound like a good idea...
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Nobody can handle the brokeness of double meta knight
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Hey, remember that there are no team events at the grands! It's single-player only! However, if there are at least two members of your clan present at the Clan Cup at the Grudge Buffet on 12/22, you can fill out your roster with subs, even if they've aged out. However, remember that the players who play at the clan cup are the ones who get the prizes!


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