[Sep 1, 2011] Galloping Ghost Arcade x Focus Fire: A Fighter x Shooter Qualifier (Brookfield, IL)


#1

http://www.focus-fire.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/540x1443.jpg

Focus Fire, Galloping Ghost Arcade, Good Games Live, and Medina4Life are pleased to present:

The Fighter x Shooter Chicago Qualifying Tournament
A Windy City Showdown Special Event

Thursday, September 1st
Galloping Ghost Arcade
9415 Ogden Avenue
Brookfield, IL 60513
708-485-4700
www.gallopingghostarcade.com

Focus Fire and Galloping Ghost Arcade are teaming up to bring you the Fighter x Shooter Qualifying Tournament. One day before the main event, you will have a chance to win free entry and venue fee to Fighter x Shooter, September 2-4 at the Crown Plaza in Northbrook, IL.

Here are the details:

Tournaments will be held for four (4) games: Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition, Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Mortal Kombat 9, and Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Online Edition.

Entry fee is $5 per tournament you enter plus a $5 venue fee. Venue fee should be paid to the front desk upon entering Galloping Ghost Arcade. The tournament fee should be paid upon signing up for entry into the bracket(s).

Here are the prizes on offer:

SSF4: AE
1st Place - Free Entrance/Venue to FxS, GGA Day Pass, T-shirt, 70% of Pot
2nd Place - Free Entrance/Venue to FxS, T-shirt, 20% of Pot
3rd Place - Focus Fire Swag Bag, T-shirt, 10% of Pot

MvC3
1st Place - Free Entrance/Venue to FxS, GGA Day Pass, T-shirt, 70% of Pot
2nd Place - Free Entrance/Venue to FxS, T-shirt, 20% of Pot
3rd Place - Focus Fire Swag Bag, T-shirt, 10% of Pot

MK9
1st Place - Free Entrance/Venue to FxS, GGA Day Pass, T-shirt, 70% of Pot
2nd Place - Free Entrance/Venue to FxS, T-shirt, 20% of Pot
3rd Place - Focus Fire Swag Bag, T-shirt, 10% of Pot

3S Online
1st Place - Free Entrance/Venue to FxS, GGA Day Pass, T-shirt, 70% of Pot
2nd Place - Free Entrance/Venue to FxS, T-shirt, 20% of Pot
3rd Place - Focus Fire Swag Bag, T-shirt, 10% of Pot

In addition, Galloping Ghost Arcade will be adding $30 to the pot for each game.

Important Note: If you have already paid to get in to Fighter x Shooter and finish first or second in a qualifying tournament, then you will be refunded when you show up to Fighter x Shooter.

Tournaments will be singles competition, double elimination, best 2 out of 3 games, with finals being best 3 out of 5. Players will be competing on ASUS monitors and PS3’s. Please bring your own controller(s). All tournament rules will align with those of Fighter x Shooter unless otherwise noted.

Here’s the schedule for the qualifying event:
5:00 pm - Venue doors open, Casuals start
6:30 pm - Sign-ups for all tournaments begin
7:30 pm - Sign-ups for all tournaments end
7:50 pm - Casuals end
8:00 pm - All tournaments begin

If you do not think that you will be able to make it to Galloping Ghost Arcade on time or you would just prefer to have your name entered early, please notify the tournament organizer ahead of time (see below) so you will be entered into the bracket. If you are so late as to hold up the bracket, you will be moved to the losers bracket or eliminated.

The stream for the event will be provided by Good Games Live, http://www.twitch.tv/ggslive.

Please note that the team tournament, originally scheduled for August 31st at GGA, will be moved back to September 15th as we make the transition from Wednesday night gatherings to Thursday night gatherings.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this event, please contact one of the tournament organizers:
Max aka CurlyW (Phone 301 404 0316, E-mail maxwasserman@gmail.com)
Domingo aka Tactics (Phone 630 433 6979, E-mail domingoayala3@gmail.com)

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about Fighter x Shooter, please see the official SRK forum thread.

Hope to see everybody there.


Galactic Empire ClevelanD: Midwest thread titles are f-ing sad
Iowa: Maize of Defeat
Columbus, OH - Made you look, Avi!
Cincinnati OH, Dayton OH, and Northern Kentucky: I have the best Wesker!
The Murda Mitten-Michigan 2010 1.2 thread
Springfield, MO - No, really, we play fighting games here!
Indianapolis, IN: We do play games, I promise
Fort Wayne, IN - someone please post something for crying out loud
STL Garbage VIII: Garbage 3.0 - DON'T SHAKE MY HAND!
Kansas City Gaming: Hype for No Reason
Minnesota: Keep it Classy!
UIUC/Central IL 2016 Thread - IFD Land! Facebook group more active
[Sep 2, 2011] Focus Fire and Keits Present - Fighter X Shooter - $2k in Bonus... (Northbrook, IL)
CHICAGO 2016-2017 Thread: Welcome New Players, check out the Facebook Group page as its more active!
[Sep 2, 2011] Focus Fire and Keits Present - Fighter X Shooter - $2k in Bonus... (Northbrook, IL)
W. Lafayette, IN Gatherings Every Tues.. RANBATS Every other Tues. First Ranbat 1/25
#2

Boom. This is what I like to see.


#3

Looking good! Please be sure to register online for FxS or you will not be seeded regionally.


#4

We are happy to be involved in this pre-qualifier event for FxS!

Hope everybody in the area can make it…


#5

GGA team tourney wed, FxS Qualifier thurs, FxS weekend. There are many days of videogames in my immediate future.


#6

Thanks for reminding me. Due to holding the qualifier on Thursday, the team tournament at Galloping Ghost Arcade will be pushed back by two weeks. It will instead be held on September 15th, as we make the transition from Wednesday nights to Thursday nights.


#7

I will come up a day early for this.

GGA gatherings on Thursday instead? Awesome, much easier day for me.


#8

Just got word this morning that prizes are going to get bumped up for this event!


#9

Thank you Focus Fire! This is definitely going to be amazing as well!


#10

Post updated with addition prizes for top 3 finishers.


[Sep 2, 2011] Focus Fire and Keits Present - Fighter X Shooter - $2k in Bonus... (Northbrook, IL)
#11

“The Winner”'s going to all of those…shakes head You’re all screwed :rofl::tup:.


#12

P Legend is going to be at FxS so I am assuming he is probably going to this as well. Maybe Wolfkrone will show up again as well!


#13

My fight moneyyyyy!


#14

This event is getting better every day! Really looking forward to it!

I’m gonna be running down the line playing all of the old arcade games @ Galloping Ghost re-living my childhood arcade days, gonna be an emotional night :sweat:


#15

Who all is planning on coming to this tourney?


#16

me!


#17

Frankie is already calling the win for MVC3…
Ben is calling the win for Clay Fighter… Again


#18

There’s been a late change to the stream for Thursday. Coverage of the qualifier will be found on Good Games Live, twitch.tv/ggslive or www.ggslive.com.

Medina4Life, meanwhile, will be covering all the action taking place at the Magic Kingdom.


#19

Clay fighter money match would be awesome. Or ballz.


#20

So should we not bother bringing setups today?