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Sat Sep 22 17:44:14 2018

[OZF 23] Final Placements

PREMIER

Cut For ( essence! )
Jasmine Tea
nefarious
astc,whcditcoG,cdoa,atMJwfc.
roleplayers III
Salt Free Gaming.
Trisomy 21
xeno

INTERMEDIATE

ad hominem attack
back 2 the bones
Good Evening Gamers
GUM GAJANG AND THE GOANNA GANG
League of Super Evil
Mongsters
Plan Z
Rocket Division
S A D B O Y S
twitch.tv/sskaz
Usual Suspects
Winx Club

Yui restricted from Scout and Sniper.
lunar restricted from Scout.
emgee restricted from Soldier and Demoman.

OPEN

Bali Bogans
chiken
Divided AUssembly
Drop Bear
eat ur veges
i play 6's because i hate pyro
Jump_Competitive
Moronic Interrogative
N1nja Death Squad
Open Sesame
Oxygen Thieves
Part Timers
Sapper Singularity
The Big Monstrosity
Uber Beets
UN1VERSE 11
Usual Suspects BLACK
X-Degenerates
Xx NetfliXXX and KILL xX
Yeet Street Gang
Yonkers

Kylähullu restricted from Sniper.

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Wed Sep 19 22:26:08 2018

An update on the future of ozfortress servers

Recently, ozfortress made public the issues that we were having with our servers and hosting. These issues can be found in this post here. Now, one month later, we are able to share the future of ozfortress servers going forward.

ozfortress servers

Previously, heavy.ozfortress.com was being hosted by Infinite in Canberra. As this deal has come to an end, we have changed our server host and location. From today onwards heavy.ozfortress.com will be kindly hosted by Sol1 in Sydney. This will make accessing the physical server easier for ozfortress staff, and provide better ping for players connecting from Sydney. Thank you to exe for very generously helping us out at Sol1, and thank you to /dev/zero for driving to Canberra to collect the server and deliver it to Sydney.
While our previous setup with Infinite was free of charge, we will be covering the cost of the hosting expenses for Sol1. This includes things like power and bandwidth. In order to do this, we must ask for the community’s assistance.

Introducing the ozfortress Patreon

N|Solid

The ozfortress Patreon will aim to help ozfortress staff cover the cost of the hosting the ozfortress servers. By achieving our $50/month goal, we will be able to secure our server hosting for years to come. Any additional money raised will be funneled back into the community in various forms. This could be through upgrading existing ozfortress infrastructure, providing prize pools for ozfortress competitions or other community benefits. NONE of the money raised will go directly to ozfortress administrators. ozfortress aims to meet our $50 AUD/month goal. That is our primary focus. Any other additional funds raised will be considered a bonus, we are not expecting the community to meet all of our subsequent goals.

You can find out Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/ozfortress

The future of ozfortress.com

Unfortunately, the forums on ozfortress.com will still be going down at the end of the month. It will be replaced by an archived version of the site going under the domain archive.ozfortress.com. In order to replace ozfortress.com, we are going to enable forums on Warzone very soon. Message an administrator if you have any particular forums or topics you would like to see on Warzone. Thank you to everyone involved with helping us set this up, we’ll see you all for OZF 23!

-The ozfortress administration team


Sat Sep 8 12:13:59 2018

Announcing ozfortress season 23!

Welcome back everyone! After the Revival Cup 2018, ozfortress season 23 is upon us, the flagship competitive TF2 event for the Oceanic region returns for the third and final time in 2018. As usual, the league will be run using the highly successful Warzone. Whether you are a hardened veteran of the scene or a newcomer to 6v6 TF2 there will be a place for you in ozfortress season 23 and we hope to see you there!

ozfortress season 23 also marks the return of cp_logjam. Logjam was last seen on Australian servers in 2015 and we're excited to see it make its ozfortress seasonal league debut! It will take the place of cp_granary_pro_rc8 in the active map pool.

OZF 23 will feature 3 brackets: Premier, Intermediate and Open. Premier will have a round robin group stage while the lower two brackets will consist of a Swiss group stage. All brackets will continue using the Page Playoffs format. Grand Finals for Premier shall be played as a no-advantage best of 5, while Open and Intermediate Grand Finals will be a best of 3. Premier will have 8 teams while Intermediate's bracket size is pending signups. Open will have an unrestricted number of teams.

All server booking will continue to be done through ozfortress discord. Simply join the #bookings channel in the ozfortress Discord and type /book and details of your server booking will be PM'd to you. To view more commands, type /help in the #bookings channel.

In Citadel, Captains can create Teams using the "Start Team" button on the Teams page. Once created, Captains can invite players to the Team. Team invites are shown on a player's profile, which can be accessed by clicking on your name next to the bell on the top right hand corner of your screen. Teams provide a pool of players that can be signed up for a tournament. Players may be in the pool for multiple teams but only one Roster for any given tournament. Captains may sign up a Roster for tournaments under the League page.

If you're new and not sure how to get started, don't fret! Check out the #recruitment section of the ozfortress Discord where you can express your interest in joining a team, or peruse potential players to form a team of your own. Teams are normally comprised of 1 Medic, 1 Demoman, 2 Soldiers and 2 Scouts. If you're new to the competitive scene, click here for an introduction to ozfortress!

Please ensure you have enough backups to last the season; teams are allowed a maximum of 10 players rostered for any single tournament.

With a host of experienced casters and expert producers, TFLIVE remains your number 1 destination for ozfortress coverage. Catch live coverage on the TFLIVE Twitch channel and find VODs of previous games on the TFLIVE YouTube.

You can sign up for ozfortress season 23 from Saturday the 8th of September up until Wednesday the 19th of September. We aim to have seeding out by the 22nd, with the season starting on the 23rd. This gap between the closing of signups and the start of the season is to give the administration team more time to seed. ozfortress season 23 will begin on Sunday the 23rd of September.

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