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SuperCon 2K Series at Nickel City Con


SuperCon 2K Series and Nickel City Con are coming together to bring the ultimate gaming experience to Buffalo. Nickel City Con is Buffalo’s largest pop culture and entertainment event, combining the worlds of comic books, movies, television, graphic novels, toys, cosplay and video games. It’s a family oriented 3 day event taking place May 19-21 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center that brings the best in the world of entertainment to Buffalo and Western NY.  Through Panels, Photo & Autograph sessions NCC gives fans the ability to interact with their favorite characters and creators. But most of all it’s just plain fun.

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  • Pre-registration ends May 14th 2017 at 11:30pm

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The OPPORTUNITY FUND contest allows anyone and everyone at a convention/event to win prize packages from all the sponsors of associated with the SuperCon 2K Series. We give at least 1 OPPORTUNITY FUND  PACKAGES throughout the entire weekend through this contest. How do enter you ask?

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  • SuperCon 2K Series staff at the event will verify that all the proper sponsors were LIKED and/or FOLLOWED
  • You will be given a raffle ticket and/or you will have the ability to purchase additional tickets for a better chance to win some great prizes
  • Announcements of winning ticket will be made in the gaming area. Time for the announcement will be on the event schedule
  • You must be present to claim your prize package. If you are not present within 1 minute of announcing your number we will draw again.

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  • 10 X 10 space in the game room area
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Call of Duty – Infinite WarFare (Free For All)

First Person Shooter (FPS)
Free for All

General Game Play Rules:


GAME

  • Time Limit: 10 Minutes
  • Score Limit: 75 Kills
  • Codcaster: Disabled

ADVANCED

  • All or Nothing: Disabled

PLAYER

  • Number of Lives: Unlimited
  • Max Health: Normal
  • Health Regeneration: Normal

Game Types

FREE FOR ALL

  • Round 1: Throwback
  • Round 2: Frontier
  • Round 3: Genesis
  • Round 4: Precinct

Item Restrictions

PAYLOADS

  • Reaper
  • Micro Turret
  • Phase Shift

TRAITS

  • Ping
  • Persistence
  • Infusion
  • Supercharge
  • Perception
  • Relay
  • Market Target
  • Heightened Senses
  • Rushdown

LETHALS

  • Seeker Grenade
  • Plasma
  • Trip Mine
  • Exploding Drone
  • Black Hole Projector
  • C4

TACTICALS

  • Personal Radar
  • Dome Shield
  • Cryo Mine
  • Nano Shot

PERKS

  • Overclock
  • Tracker
  • Pinpoint
  • Overkill

ATTACHMENTS

  • Faraday Slug
  • Fusion Mag
  • Hollow Points
  • Ram Servo
  • Akimbo
  • Auto Sear
  • Tracking Chip
  • Trojan

WEAPONS

  • M1
  • All launchers
  • All Weapon Variants
  • All LMG’s
  • All Shotguns
  • OSA
  • Hornet

SCORESTREAKS

  • UAV
  • Drone Package
  • CUAV
  • Vulture
  • Shock Sentry
  • Advanced UAV

COMBAT RIG

  • Synaptic

WEAPON SPECIFICATIONS

  • The following Hybrid weapons may only be used in default Primary Mode
    • Type 2 – Assault Rifle Only
    • RPR Evo – SMG Only
    • EBR-800 – Sniper Rifle Only

Injustice 2

Fighting
1v1

General Game Play Rules:


  • Platform: PS4, Xbox One
  • Default Settings
  • Single Elimination
    • Best of 5 Rounds
  • Double Elimination
    • Best of 2 Rounds
  • Pausing forfeits the ROUND
  • Soft-Reset forfeits the MATCH
  • Loser of any 3 out of 5 Games can change character and/or stage during the match
  • Button Mapping / Binding allowed
  • Specific Game Rules

    • DLC characters allowed if available
***NOTICE: TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS HAVE THE OPTION TO USE ANY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FORMATS: SINGLE ELIMINATION, DOUBLE ELIMINATION, AND ROUND ROBIN.***

Madden 17

Sports
1v1

General Game Play Rules:


  • Quarter Length: 4 minutes
  • Play Clock: 40 seconds
  • Skill Level: All-Madden
  • Weather: Clear
  • Injuries: Off
  • Fatigue: On
  • Accelerated Clock: Off
  • Camera Setting: Standard
  • Game Speed: Normal
  • Sliders: Default

Key Rules

  • No accelerated clock unless it can be agreed upon to play under different settings.
  • No blocking kicks or punts. If a FG or PAT is blocked those points count toward the final score.
  • No faking punts, FGs or PATs If the ball is turned over the rule is void. If the fake is on a PAT any points do not count.
  • No onside kick until the 4th quarter and losing, if the ball is not recovered by the kicking team the rule is void. Squib kicks are not onside kicks.
  • If evidence is provided that shows a player intentionally did an action to avoid a challenge they will automatically forfeit. We have to see the play and the action resulting in the challenge being disabled.
  • If evidence is provided that shows a player paused the game with the sole intention of manipulating the in game play to gain a competitive advantage they would not have otherwise had it will result in an automatic forfeit.
  • Position for Position subs only(Players must be subbed in their positional category).
    • Example: defensive backs for defensive backs, running backs for running backs
  • If a player is kicked out for “excessive grieving” you treat it as a disconnection unless evidence can be provided to show it should be enforced differently.

Mortal Kombat XL

Fighting

General Game Play Rules:


  • Platform: PS4, Xbox One
  • Default Settings
  • Single Elimination
    • Best of 5 Rounds
  • Double Elimination
    • Best of 3 Rounds
  • Pausing forfeits the ROUND
  • Soft-Reset forfeits the MATCH
  • Loser of any 3 out of 5 Games can change character and/or stage during the match
  • Button Mapping / Binding allowed
  • Specific Game Rules

    • DLC characters allowed if available
***NOTICE: TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS HAVE THE OPTION TO USE ANY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FORMATS: SINGLE ELIMINATION, DOUBLE ELIMINATION, AND ROUND ROBIN.***

Smash Bros Wii U (1 v 1)

General Game Play Rules:


  • Stock: 2
  • Time: 6 min
  • Best of 3 sets, top 8 will be best of 5
  • Custom Fighters are set to off
  • Items set to off
  • Damage Ratio 1.0x
  • Mii Fighters are legal. Each setup will have 1­1­1­1 Mii Brawlers, Swordsmen, and Gunners available for use (Using Default A Mii). No other specials for Mii Fighters will be allowed. Players are not allowed to transfer existing Miis to a setup
    All DLC characters are legal
  • Allowed Controllers: Nintendo Gamecube controller, Wii U Pro controller (battery removed method with USB), and Wii Remote variation (player MUST remove battery upon completion of set or will be disqualified)
  • Mii Fighters On (1-1-1-1 Default Guest Miis)

Starters/Neutral Stages

  • Battlefield*
  • Final Destination**
  • Lylat Cruise
  • Smashville
  • Town & City

Counterpick Stages

  • Dream Land 64*
  • Duck Hunt
  • Omega Stages**
Note * Treated as Battlefield in striking phase. If Battlefield is struck, Dream Land 64 is also struck and vice-versa.

Note ** Treated as Final Destination in striking phase. If Final Destination is struck, Omega Stages are struck and vice versa. You may only choose the following Omega Stages: Midgar, Suzaku Castle and Wily Castle.

Additional Rules

  • If a game ends with a self-destruct move, the results screen will determine the winner.
  • Sudden Death with tied percentage/stock will result in a 1 stock/3 minutes playoff match.
  • Stalling is banned: The act of stalling is intentionally making the game unplayable. Stalling tactics include but are not limited to becoming invisible, continuing infinites, chain grabs, or uninterruptible moves past 300%, and reaching a position that your opponent can never reach you. Any action that can prevent the game from continuing (i.e., pausing, freeze glitches, disappearing characters, game reset, etc.) will result in a forfeit of that match for the player that initiated the action. You are responsible for knowing your own character, and must be wary about accidentally triggering one of these effects
  • Alternate Controllers: The Wii U Gamepad, Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo 2DS are banned from use as controllers. All other controllers are acceptable for this event.
  • If your controller is found to be the cause of disruption to the tournament (mid-game or otherwise), you are subject to complete disqualification from the event.
  • Double Blind Character Selection – Either player may request that a double blind selection occur. In this situation, a referee or third party will be told, in secret, of each player’s choices for the first round. Both players are to then select their first round character, with the referee validating the character selections.
  • Pause setting should be off. However, if they are not, pausing is only legal while either player remains upon their OWN respawn platform, and only for the purpose of summoning a tournament official or in the case of a controller malfunction. All other pauses will incur a stock loss to the player who pauses the game. If the pause causes the opponent to lose a stock, the player who pauses forfeits 2 stocks.

Smash Bros Wii U (2 v 2)

Fighting
2 v 2

General Game Play Rules:


  • Stock: 2
  • Time: 8 min
  • Best of 3 sets, top 8 will be best of 5
  • Custom Fighters are set to off
  • Items set to off
  • Damage Ratio 1.0x
  • Mii Fighters are legal. Each setup will have 1­1­1­1 Mii Brawlers, Swordsmen, and Gunners available for use (Using Default A Mii). No other specials for Mii Fighters will be allowed. Players are not allowed to transfer existing Miis to a setup
  • All DLC characters are legal
  • Allowed Controllers: Nintendo Gamecube controller, Wii U Pro controller (battery removed method with USB), and Wii Remote variation (player MUST remove battery upon completion of set or will be disqualified)
  • Mii Fighters On (1-1-1-1 Default Guest Miis)

Starters/Neutral Stages

  • Battlefield*
  • Final Destination**
  • Lylat Cruise
  • Smashville
  • Town & City

Counterpick Stages

  • Dream Land 64*
  • Duck Hunt
  • Omega Stages**

Note * Treated as Battlefield in striking phase. If Battlefield is struck, Dream Land 64 is also struck and vice-versa.

Note ** Treated as Final Destination in striking phase. If Final Destination is struck, Omega Stages are struck and vice versa. You may only choose the following Omega Stages: Midgar, Suzaku Castle and Wily Castle.

Additional Rules

  • If a game ends with a self-destruct move, the results screen will determine the winner.
  • Sudden Death with tied percentage/stock will result in a 1 stock/3 minutes playoff match.
  • Stalling is banned: The act of stalling is intentionally making the game unplayable. Stalling tactics include but are not limited to becoming invisible, continuing infinites, chain grabs, or uninterruptible moves past 300%, and reaching a position that your opponent can never reach you. Any action that can prevent the game from continuing (i.e., pausing, freeze glitches, disappearing characters, game reset, etc.) will result in a forfeit of that match for the player that initiated the action. You are responsible for knowing your own character, and must be wary about accidentally triggering one of these effects
  • Alternate Controllers: The Wii U Gamepad, Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo 2DS are banned from use as controllers. All other controllers are acceptable for this event.
  • If your controller is found to be the cause of disruption to the tournament (mid-game or otherwise), you are subject to complete disqualification from the event.
  • Double Blind Character Selection – Either player may request that a double blind selection occur. In this situation, a referee or third party will be told, in secret, of each player’s choices for the first round. Both players are to then select their first round character, with the referee validating the character selections.
  • Pause setting should be off. However, if they are not, pausing is only legal while either player remains upon their OWN respawn platform, and only for the purpose of summoning a tournament official or in the case of a controller malfunction. All other pauses will incur a stock loss to the player who pauses the game. If the pause causes the opponent to lose a stock, the player who pauses forfeits 2 stocks.

Smash Bros Wii U (Free for All)

Fighting
Free for All

General Game Play Rules:


  • Stock: 3
  • Minutes: 8min
  • Single Elimination, top 2 from each round move to next round, final 4 in finals
  • Custom Fighters are set to off
  • Amiibos are not allowed
  • Items set to off
  • Mii Fighters are legal. Each setup will have 1­1­1­1 Mii Brawlers, Swordsmen, and Gunners available for use (Using Default A Mii). No other specials for Mii Fighters will be allowed. Players are not allowed to transfer existing Miis to a setup.

Starters/Neutral Stages

  • Battlefield
  • Final Destination
  • Smashville
  • Dreamland 64
  • Town & City

Counterpick Stages

  • Lylat Cruise
  • Duck Hunt
  • Omega Stages (if Final Destination is banned, Omega stages are as well)

Additional Rules

  • Double Blind Character Selection: Either player may request that a double blind selection occur for the first game of a match. To do so, call for a tournament official. Then in secret each player will tell their character selections. After all players do, the tournament official will announce the characters being used for the first game of a match.
  • Stage Clause: A player/team may not pick any stage they previously won on during the set.

 

  •  Counterpicks: During the stage ban phase, the player/team who won the previous game may ban 2 stages from either the Starter or Counterpick lists.The loser of the previous game will then select a stage. After which, first the winning player(s) will select their characters followed by the player(s) that selected the stage

 

  • Team Colors: If possible players’ character colors must match their team’s color when possible, to avoid confusion (ex: Luigi on the green team must use the green costume).

 

  • In the event a match ends after the 8 minute timer and a winner has been not determined the player/team with a more total stock is declared the winner of said game. If stock is equal then the player/team with lower total percentage is the winner. In the event of everything being tied  sudden death is played

 

  • Stalling is banned: The act of stalling is intentionally making the game unplayable. Stalling tactics include but are not limited to becoming invisible, continuing infinites, chain grabs, or uninterruptible moves past 300%, and reaching a position that your opponent can never reach you. Any action that can prevent the game from continuing (i.e., pausing, freeze glitches, disappearing characters, game reset, etc.) will result in a forfeit of that match for the player that initiated the action. You are responsible for knowing your own character, and must be wary about accidentally triggering one of these effects.

 

  • Alternate Controllers: The Wii U Gamepad, Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo 2DS are banned from use as controllers. All other controllers are acceptable for this event.

Street Fighter 5

Fighting
1v1

General Game Play Rules:


  • Platform: PS4
  • Default Settings
  • Single Elimination
    • Best of 5 Rounds
  • Double Elimination
    • Best of 3 Rounds
  • Pausing forfeits the ROUND
  • Soft-Reset forfeits the MATCH
  • Loser of any 3 out of 5 Games can change character and/or stage during the match
  • Button Mapping / Binding allowed
  • Specific Game Rules

    • DLC characters allowed if available
***NOTICE: TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS HAVE THE OPTION TO USE ANY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FORMATS: SINGLE ELIMINATION, DOUBLE ELIMINATION, AND ROUND ROBIN.***

Friday

  • All Day Casual Play
  • 6pm - Mortal Kombat XL
  • 6pm - COD: Infinite Warfare (Free for All) - Free
  • 6pm - Super Smash Bros U (Free for All)
  • 9pm - Opportunity Fund

Saturday

  • All Day Casual Play
  • 12noon - Super Smash Bros U (1 v 1)
  • 1pm - Injustice 2
  • 2pm - COD: Infinite Warfare (Free for All) - Paid
  • 4pm - Super Smash Bros U (2 v 2)
  • 6pm - Street Fighter 5
  • 9pm - Opportunity Fund

Sunday

  • All Day Casual Play
  • 1pm - Madden 2017
  • 4pm - Opportunity Fund


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    Alienware

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    Ouya

    We created the OUYA because we love playing and making games for the TV and we wanted to bring the most creative, innovative and engaging games back to the living room. Now any developer—big or small, experienced or new can easily build games for the big screen all in 1080p

    Today there are 954 games and counting (seriously, that’s the counter right there). They’re ready to play and most are free to try. But why limit these great games to just one system, even if that system is ours! Freedom – it’s been one of our die hard beliefs from day one, so we’re super excited to announce OUYA Everywhere. We’re embarking on a new way to bring these killer games to everyone, wherever they play. Subscribe to our blog to get all the info.

    With an OUYA anyone can make a game because every OUYA console is a dev kit. No need to purchase a license or an expensive SDK. It’s built on Android and supports a ton of engines. Go ahead and create the next big title in your bedroom – just like the good old days! Check out the develop section to get started.

    All this 1080p goodness isn’t just for gaming. OUYA brings some of your favorite apps to the big screen so that you can stream shows, movies, and music directly into your living room.

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