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Riza Hawkeye
Riza Hawkeye
First Nomad

Mar-2-2010 11:58

Amidst the blare of Sleuthville's cars and the general noise of the city streets, Riza acends a cardboard box at City Hall, clearing her throat.

Annoyed at getting no response from the hundreds of detectives around her chasing murderers and getting drunk at the bar, she grabs Anais Nin, who is walking by, by the shoulders and whispers something into her ear.

Anais nods. A second later, a shrill shriek rips through the air, making many people jump and exclaim in surprise. Riza smiles, thanks Anais, and starts to speak.

Ladies and Gentlemen, the time has come once again for a Villain Hunt Tournament! Recently, seeing how contests are always fun and bring the community together--both spectators and participants--the Vidocq Society is honored to host the Tournament of the Champions.

What's that you say? You're not a champion? Pfft, who cares? What is a champion but one who rises to greaness? You all have the chance to obtain greatness and immortalize yourselves! Each and every single one of you. *points at everyone in turn*

That being said, anyone who wants to join, please post here. The match will start on Monday March 8, 2010 at 0:00 sleuth server time. Now on to the rules.

You may:
-travel to Shangri La the night before, but NOT start the hunt
-use a travel kit
-use head of faction privileges
-use agencies and apartments to swap gear

You may not:
-use sidekick cases
-enter second/third detectives, etc.

Basically, you're on the honor code.

The format will be 8 or 16 detectives, depending on turnout, each randomly paired off by a third party to face one other person. The winner from each round will go on to the next round. Same day captures are considered ties, and will result in a triple threat match. The last one standing wins.


Riza Hawkeye
Riza Hawkeye
First Nomad

Apr-8-2010 15:04

*drumroll* ...and the winner of the Tournament of the Champions is Sal Iva!

Congratulations Sal! You have earned the title of Champion Villain Hunter, are now slightly richer, and it looks like you've staked out a name for yourself in Sleuthville! Hooray!

Hope you enjoy your $500,000 prize! :D

A big thank you to everyone who particiapted, it's been a long few weeks. I hope you enjoyed playing as much as I enjoyed hosting it. :)

Safety Officer

Apr-8-2010 17:04

ooh !!!COngratz!!! to Sal Iva, commiserations to Cordy, and thanks to Riza for running the comp of course.

Sal Iva
Sal Iva
Little Monster

Apr-8-2010 17:59

Thanks to all of you. I love these tournaments and doubted that I would ever have the luck to win one. I know exactly how it feels to solve all your cases and not be able to move the hunt. I can sympathize with everyone there.
My luck held up, that's all there is to it. But I am grateful for all the good wishes.
I can't wait for the next one. Who will lady luck smile on next time?
Riza, thanks to you for putting this on, you did a wonderful job.


Apr-8-2010 18:14

Congratulations, Sal! And I think Cordy deserves some congrats, too, for having gotten this far. You two are fantastic hunters!

Thanks for organising the tournament, Riza. Nicely done. :-)

Gopher to the Sleuth Gods

Apr-9-2010 07:09

Belated congrats to Sal for winning and congrats to Cordelia for making it that far :-)

Congrats to Riza for making this contest a success. I enjoyed participating though I didn't last very long, lol. It was just great :-)


Apr-9-2010 07:20

Congrats to Sal for the win, a worthy winner indeed from the humble response :) Also congrats to Sal for breaking the 10mil mark!

Great job too Riza, for organising a succeesful competition for the Sleuth community!

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