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What game would you like to play if you could win a RTX 3090?

Would you be interested in the tournament and prize?

  • Yes

    Votes: 107 89.2%
  • No

    Votes: 13 10.8%

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BenBeyond

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hasto be a free game cus i dont wana pay R200 and buy a new game and then loose and never play that game again
 

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Make it a raffle for a cheaper card like a 3070 or 3080. Any money made above the cost of the card gets donated to Carb.

Simple, fun, easy to organize and not dependent on skill or free time.
 

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A raffle is so boring ma dude. A game is way better because then you can have some fun with it. The pay is good also as it raises the stakes
 

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Definitely think a game where you have to get the highest score or best time can work:unsure:
 

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COD... any which one
 

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Just to throw a cat amongst the pigeons, what about Team Fortress 2? Outside of most peoples comfort zones and free so no competitive edge, let alone pretty easy to host a server.

** Edit - Another free game is Xonotic and based off the Quake engine so anyone with some form of graphics card can play.
 

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DayZ for me but not sure the community is large enough 🤣
How is the DayZ comm/playerbase in ZA I have taken a keen interest in the game and been binging it on YT/Twitch for a while now but never takent he plunge because I'm not buying another game with 10 concurrent players.
 

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Not all the ones played on our Discord. :D
Did you guys have competitions? I haven't won all matches, but I've won all the comps (highest points after 10 or 20 games)
 

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Did you guys have competitions? I haven't won all matches, but I've won all the comps (highest points after 10 or 20 games)
No competitions. But you've played with us, we can also play the geam really well. :D
 

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Have a tournament where a bunch of different genre games are included - much like the old Sega masters and Nintendo World Champs
You have to score well over all the games to win.


Add Babo Violent! to the list - top down shooter - free and easy to host
 

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Popular titles would only pander to sweats proficient in said games. It could still make for lekker competition, but at the expense of excluding those who don't play a title regularly. Especially if the intention is to have one game for the entire carb community where the intention is to have a playing field that tries to be as fair to everyone as possible. The minute you choose a game like csgo or dota or whatever. You're essentially reserving a 3090 for a select portion of the community who just happen to play that game. The title must be easy to access, easy to run and easy to learn. But more importantly the vast majority of those who play it should feel out of their element. The game has to be competitive but should favor those who are able to learn quickly as apposed to those who already know the game inside out.

(Flame suit on) Here's my suggestion. Roblox. Tons of free pvp games including simplified clones of MANY popular titles we all know. Games download in a heartbeat and are able to run on any potato. I think the CSGO clone is called CounterBlox or CS:RO. The Battlefield clone (with tanks and alles) is called Polybattle. The list goes on and on.

 

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Make it a raffle for a cheaper card like a 3070 or 3080. Any money made above the cost of the card gets donated to Carb.

Simple, fun, easy to organize and not dependent on skill or free time.

Unfortunately a raffle to my knowledge must adhere to certain laws (gambling laws etc) which excludes it from this kind of thing. I'm not sure what legalities are involved etc, but just thinking out loud here, this would be difficult to implement.

I would also recommend keeping in mind that even at 300 players, running a tournament/competition will be a very time consuming task (both from players and organizers perspective). Having an FPS tournament will take up a LOT of time.

I also echo the other sentiment that a game in general also kind of excludes a large portion of the community that aren't gamers or have no inclination to compete. Not everyone is good a games (be it FPS/RTS or whatever).

Having a score based game also opens it up for people to "abuse/grind" until they get really high scores, again, alienating a large portion of the community.

Also, counting the curent votes (for and against) tally's up to around 100 people so far, which is only 1/3 of the minimum required number.
 

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Dota 2 or Apex Lengends? Only problem is those are team games, so unless someone wants to split custody 3/5 ways or sell it.
 

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Dota 2 or Apex Lengends? Only problem is those are team games, so unless someone wants to split custody 3/5 ways or sell it.
When hosting your own custom tournament you can make the game mode Solo / every man for themselves. But as much as I would like it to be Apex its quite a difficult game to get into for those that have not played it before.
 
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