Saturday, August 29, 2015

FKMTkrazy Mahjong Tournament

Yes, you read it right, FKMTkrazy will be holding its first-ever Mahjong tournament on Friday and Saturday, September 18th - 19th! I originally wanted to have it on the 25th-26th, but the NYC mahjong tournament is being held then and I don't want to have to compete with them. What will the prize be, you ask? The winner of the tournament will receive... the right to choose which manga I translate next!!! But fear not, this will not interfere with our current release schedule. We will still be doing Kaiji as planned each week. More information below the cut.



Prize Information

Let's start with the juicy bit: the prize. The last player standing will be able to choose a volume of manga for me to translate. I will be obligated to put out at least 1 chapter of this manga every two weeks until the volume is complete. There is no guarantee that it will be cleaned or typeset, but I can promise that I will translate anything you throw at me, with the following rules:

  • Any FKMT or Mahjong manga is an automatic pass
  • If we are already translating the manga, I will put out twice as many chapters.
  • If the volume in question does not have chapter distinctions, I will be allowed to decide where to define "chapters" as beginning and ending.
  • If the manga is not a FKMT or Mahjong manga, I will not be releasing it under FKMTkrazy or Mahjongkrazy.
  • I reserve the right to ask you to change your choice for the following reasons:
    • The manga is licensed
    • There are no existing raws for the manga
    • It is not in Japanese
    • The requested content has existing and adequate translations
  • I will NOT decline a manga because I don't like it or it isn't my genre of choice. So yes, Shoujo manga are fine. sigh.
If the winner does not want to pick a manga, the right will go to the second-place finisher, then the third-place finisher if they also do not want to pick a manga, and so on.

Tournament Rules

The exact format of the tournament will vary depending on the amount of applicants. If the amount of applicants is not a power of 2, we will need to "seed" people, or start them ahead of other players. Seeds will be given with priority to players who are ranked higher on the Mahjong Night Standings page at the time I write up the tournament bracket. It will be a single-elimination tournament, and while I will try to make each game have the top 2 advance with the exception of the final round, time restraints or number of participants may cause that to fluctuate. There will be no 3-player games.

The tournament will be held on Tenhou.net, with a custom lobby that will permit these custom rules:
  • Open Tanyao is allowed
  • No red tiles
  • Multiple rons are decided by head-bump
  • Rounded-up (kiriage) mangan
  • 4-player Riichi is not a draw
Depending on the number of applicants, I may also need to include these rules to save time:
  • No abortive draws
  • No west rounds
  • 3-second timer, 5-second time bank (as opposed to the normal 5 and 10)

Application

Please fill out the following and post it in the comments section below to apply for the tournament. You must have a Tenhou ID. To register one, follow this procedure taken from arcturus.su's Tenhou documentation:

To register an ID, click the Register ID option on the Login window. In the textbox, type in an alias which will be associated with that ID (permenantly - you can't change it). It can't be an already registered alias and it can be up to 8 glyphs wide (that is, latin, greek, kana, kanji, or any other Unicode glyph). Press OK and a confirmation window will pop up with your ID asking if you are sure you want to register it. The left button confirms while the right cancels. The following window will have a textbox with a ID########-######## format string in it. Copy that into a text file or remember it for future use. Plug that string into the alias box of the login screen whenever you want to play with that ID. Tenhou will automatically keep ranks and records for the ID.

Preferred Username: _________
Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): _________
Time Zone: _________
Times Available, Friday (sat for non-americans): ________
Times Available, Saturday (sun for non-americans): _______
Manga of choice: ________

I hope to have a fun and exciting tournament, and may the best man win!

EDIT: The deadline for signups has been moved up to Sunday, September 13th since I'll need a while to work out the bracket, and to give people plenty of notice for when their games will be. Please ensure your application is on time.

67 comments:

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    1. Oops! Don't give me your tenhou registration tag, just tell me the name you registered under, even if it's the same as your preferred username. I should clarify in the post

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    2. oops, right-o, i did it again

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  2. Preferred Username: Tambur
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Tamburst
    Time Zone: PST
    Times Available, Friday: 6 p.m - 12 a.m
    Times Available, Saturday: All day
    Manga of choice: Kaiji
    Volume requested: 11

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  3. Preferred Username: C-13
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Dominic
    Time Zone: BST (GMT+1)
    Times Available, Friday: 7pm-1am
    Times Available, Saturday: 7pm-1am
    Manga of choice: MUDAZUMO NAKI KAIKAKU
    Volume requested: A volumes worth starting from Ch.70

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  4. Preferred Username: Buddy
    Tenhou ID: JBuddyW
    Time Zone: GMT
    Times Available, Friday: 7pm - 2am
    Times Available, Saturday: All day (10am - 2am)?
    Manga of choice: Washizu - Enma no Touhai
    Volume requested: A volume's worth of where it's been left off

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  5. Preferred Username: Razikii
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Razikii
    Time Zone: CST
    Times Available, Friday: Any after 4pm
    Times Available, Saturday: All day.
    Manga of choice: HERO
    Volume requested: Faster Releases

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    1. Changing Manga of Choice from HERO to Tetsuya.

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    2. Is the Mahjongkrazy release dead again?

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    3. HERO is going to be translated from here inbetween Akagi Volumes.

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  6. Preferred Username: Rinshan
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Rinshan7
    Time Zone: CET
    Times Available, Friday: 15:00-6:00(saturday morning)
    Times Available, Saturday: 15:00-6:00(sunday morning)
    Manga of choice: Hero
    Volume requested: From wherever it's at +8 chapters

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  7. Preferred Username: jatelion
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): jatelion
    Time Zone: CEST (GMT+2)
    Times Available, Friday: Dunno, maybe 10pm-3am local time
    Times Available, Saturday: Dunno, maybe 10pm-3am local time
    Manga of choice: FKMT allstars
    Volume requested: Earliest possible

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  8. Preferred Username: Skor
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Skor
    Time Zone: EST
    Times Available, Friday: 10am - 9pm
    Times Available, Saturday: 10am - 9pm
    Manga of choice: 放課後さいころ倶楽部
    Volume requested: 1

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  9. Preferred Username: Virr
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Virr
    Time Zone: CET
    Times Available, Friday: 7pm+ (CET)
    Times Available, Saturday: all day
    Manga of choice: Mudazumo Naki Kaikaku
    Volume requested: From last english translated chapter

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  10. Preferred Username: Hank_h
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): HankHill
    Time Zone: EST
    Times Available, Friday: 6pm - midnight
    Times Available, Saturday: all day
    Manga of choice: Higurashi - Tsubamegaeshi Hen
    Volume requested: First volume_______

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  11. Preferred Username: Solo 102
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Solo102
    Time Zone: (UTC+03:00)
    Times Available, Friday: all day
    Times Available, Saturday: all day
    Manga of choice: anything related to akagi story line that didn't get translated, if none the 2nd place can pick.
    Volume requested: first volume.

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  12. Preferred Username: Kagakusha
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): 科学者@川村軍団
    Time Zone: GMT+1
    Times Available, Friday: All
    Times Available, Saturday: All
    Manga of choice: Tetsunaki no Kirinji (probably no raws - need time to think of something else)
    Volume requested: 1

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    1. I'm interested in that too, so I'll buy the digital raws for v1 if you win.

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  13. What's the registration deadline?

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  14. Preferred Username: Doragan
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Doragan
    Time Zone: UTC -3:00
    Times Available, Friday: 15:00 - 22:00
    Times Available, Saturday: 15:00 - 24:00
    Manga of choice: Haven't decided yet.
    Volume requested: Depends

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  15. Preferred Username: Muller
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): 偽赤木
    Time Zone: UTC +10
    Times Available, Friday: 18:00 - whenever
    Times Available, Saturday: all day
    Manga of choice: Dunno yet
    Volume requested: Dunno yet

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  16. What's the timezone that will be used for this tournament?

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  17. Preferred Username: Iapetus
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Iapetus
    Time Zone: UTC+3
    Times Available, Friday: 2PM into probably falling asleep at midnight
    Times Available, Saturday: Pretty much whenever
    Manga of choice: Mudazumo Naki Kaikaku
    Volume requested: Finish volume 9 at least.

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  18. for all u people asking for hero i got u covered... i got tired of waiting for fkmtkrazy so i decided to just do it myself... enjoy

    http://www.mediafire.com/download/7qknorbzw7s22v3/hero_11.zip

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    1. Good stuff, can I donate somewhere to support you guys?

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  19. Preferred Username: 美monkey
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): 美monkey
    Time Zone: UTC+10
    Times Available, Friday: 6PM to Midnight.
    Times Available, Saturday: Allday
    Manga of choice: TBD
    Volume requested: TBD

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  20. Preferred Username: Yomie
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Yomiel
    Time Zone: UTC+10:00
    Times Available, Friday: All day
    Times Available, Saturday: All day
    Manga of choice: Finish Kaiji faster
    Volume requested: All of it

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  21. Would you sub one of the Gin to kin Movies? I'm kinda curious about them.

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    1. Sorry no, my verbal comprehension isn't as good as my reading comprehension, so it would take me much longer

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  22. Preferred Username: TA
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): tratlan
    Time Zone: BST (UTC+1)
    Times Available, Friday: UTC 12 onwards
    Times Available, Saturday: All day
    Manga of choice: FKMT All Stars!
    Volume requested: 1!

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  23. Sorry, I meant UTC 12 pm onwards!

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  24. I should clarify that any manga is fine, it doesn't have to just be mahjong or fkmt. I just won't be releasing it under one of our two groups if it isn't.

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  25. Preferred Username: Zell
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Zell
    Time Zone: UTC+3, MSK
    Times Available, Friday: All day
    Times Available, Saturday: All day
    Manga of choice: MUDAZUMO NAKI KAIKAKU
    Volume requested: Finish volume 9 at least.

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  26. Preferred Username: Nihon
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Отличник
    Time Zone: GMT+07:00
    Times Available, Friday: 4pm-9pm
    Times Available, Saturday: 3pm-10pm
    Manga of choice: I will decide later
    Volume requested: ....

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  27. Preferred Username: Kyuu
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): KyuuAA
    Time Zone: US Central (GMT -6)
    Times Available, Friday: After 6 PM CST
    Times Available, Saturday: All day
    Manga of choice: I don't bother with manga
    Volume requested: I don't bother with manga

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    1. Oh, and do you want a page for results in the Wiki?

      http://arcturus.su/wiki/Main_Page

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    2. I don't really care, it's up to you

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  28. Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Biggums
    Time Zone: PST (Seattle)
    Times Available, Friday: 12am-1pm (11pm-11:59 should also work)
    Times Available, Saturday: 12am-12pm (11pm-11:59 should also work)
    Manga of choice: I might let 2nd place choose, but Kaiji is always a good bet
    Volume requested

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  29. Preferred Username: cool420
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): 420swag$
    Time Zone: BST
    Times Available, Friday: 1800 - 2359 BST
    Times Available, Saturday: 1100 - 0200 BST
    Manga of choice: I'll figure it out if I win.

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  30. Preferred Username: xGeo
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): xGeo
    Time Zone: EST
    Times Available, Friday: 6pm-12am
    Times Available, Saturday: 12am-2am, 7am-9am, 8pm-12am
    (As it gets closer to the dates, I will know the times better and may have additional times.)
    Manga of choice: Mudazumo Naki Kaikaku
    Volume requested: The one where he gets all honors and all green

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  31. Preferred Username: Kyons
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Kyons
    Time Zone: CEST (GMT+2)
    Times Available, Friday: 7PM (Local Time) until I fall asleep
    Times Available, Saturday: All day
    Manga of choice: More Kaiji I suposse (?)

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  32. Preferred Username: Chuck
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Chuck190
    Time Zone: UTC -04:30
    Times Available, Friday: All day.
    Times Available, Saturday: All day.
    Manga of choice: Mukoubuchi (Can't believe nobody's said this yet, c'mon)
    Volume requested: Volume 1.

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    1. It's because we all know (want) you're going to do it regardless of the results.

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  33. Removed the "volume requested" from the form since it's really unneccessary; i'll just start wherever the current scans leave off

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  34. Preferred Username: Dasuke
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Dasuke
    Time Zone: CST
    Times Available, Friday: All except 3pm-8pm CST
    Times Available, Saturday: All
    Manga of choice: Tetsunaki

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  35. Preferred Username: AnimusEnso
    Tenhou ID: Animus.E
    Time Zone: +3
    Times Available, Friday: 19 - 24
    Times Available, Saturday: 19 - 24
    Manga of choice: later

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  36. Preferred Username: Lilac
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Hanasawa
    Time Zone: GMT +10
    Times Available, Friday: All day
    Times Available, Saturday: All day
    Manga of choice: 放課後さいころ倶楽部

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  37. Preferred Username: Ricu
    Tenhou ID: Ricu
    Time Zone: GMT + 2
    Times Available, Friday: 2 p.m GMT+2 and later
    Times Available, Saturday: All day
    Manga of choice: subs for shin janki

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    1. No movies, only japanese manga please

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    2. I'll figure it out if I win then

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  38. Preferred Username: Okabayashi
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Ten_Pies
    Time Zone: GMT+1
    Times Available, Friday: All day
    Times Available, Saturday: All day
    Manga of choice: Kaiji

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  39. Preferred Username: Ippatsu
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): カーロス
    Time Zone: CEST (GMT+2)
    Times Available, Friday: 15:00 - 24:00
    Times Available, Saturday: 15:00 - 24:00
    Manga of choice: I'll decide after the tournament.

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  40. Preferred Username: CinnamonRoll
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): シナモンロール
    Time Zone: CEST (GMT+2)
    Times Available, Friday: 16:00 - 24:00
    Times Available, Saturday: 16:00 - 24:00
    Manga of choice: later.

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  41. The deadline for signups has been moved up to Sunday, September 13th since I'll need a while to work out the bracket, and to give people plenty of notice for when their games will be. Please ensure your application is on time.

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  42. Preferred Username: bab_B
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): bab_B
    Time Zone: CST (GMT-5)
    Times Available, Friday: All day
    Times Available, Saturday: Before 13:00
    Manga of choice: Koizumi, or maybe Hero

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  43. Preferred Username: Ankman
    Tenhou ID: イエナール
    Time Zone: CEST
    Times Available, Friday: After 16:00
    Times Available, Saturday: All day
    Manga of choice: Tohai

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    1. Tohai is currently in the works thanks to another group, I don't really want to step on their toes. Can you pick something else?

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  44. Preferred Username: WhITelion
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): 赤木の弟子
    Time Zone: GMT+7
    Times Available, Friday: 19:45 - 23:00 (Local time)
    Times Available, Saturday: 13:00 - 18:30, 19:45 - 23:00 (Local time)
    Manga of choice: Later

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    1. Times Available, Saturday: 13:00 - 18:30, 19:45 - 23:00 (Local time)
      Times Available, Sunday: 9:00 - 11:00, 13:00 - 18:30, 19:45 - 23:00 (Local time)
      It should be correct now.
      -WhITelion

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  45. Preferred Username: xkime
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): xkime
    Time Zone: UTC -3
    Times Available, Friday (sat for non-americans): Full
    Times Available, Saturday (sun for non-americans): Full
    Manga of choice: Tetsunaki no Kirinji (Mahjong Manga)

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  46. Preferred Username: Furuhata
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): Furuhata
    Time Zone: GMT-4
    Times Available, Friday (sat for non-americans): 22:00 GMT to midnight
    Times Available, Saturday (sun for non-americans): Open
    Manga of choice: Akagi

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  47. JoeyV
    JoeyV
    Eastern US
    6pm midnight fri
    7pm midnight Saturday
    Hiro

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  48. Preferred Username: bbabyboy
    Tenhou ID (the name you registered with, not the login ID): bbabyboy
    Time Zone: EST
    Times Available, Friday (sat for non-americans): 17:00 - 24:00 (local time)
    Times Available, Saturday (sun for non-americans): 15:00 - 24:00 (local time)
    Manga of choice: I cant think of any right now! I'll be sure to have one soon

    Thanks for organizing this thing!

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  49. Signups are now closed! Thanks to everyone who signed up, we have a whopping... 39 contestants! And not a very rude 39, either.

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