Olympics IV

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The fourth edition of the UltraVanilla Olympic games took place on the 29th and 30th of April 2023. For the first time, the Opening Ceremony and the Closing Ceremony took place in the same location - Rotherhythe.

The overall champions were Team Cultist - Eraxa and TheSecondLord

These Olympics followed a point system as follows: 1st place = 3pts. 2nd place = 2pts. 3rd place = 1pt. 4th+ = 0 pts.

Results & Calendar

The tournament was played by mostly town teams, with the exceptions being both Cultists and Malusythe. Cultists was formed between Eraxa and TheSecondLord. With Malusythe being a unified team between Malus, Rotherhythe and Krill Lanka. Despite Second being a Rotherhythe resident, it was decided Malusythe would be represented as the home team on behalf of Rotherhythe in these games.

Leaderboard
Team Placement Points Players
Cultists Icon.png Cultists

Waterthorn Icon.PNG Rotherhythe Icon.png

1st 16pts TheSecondLord & Eraxa
Malushythe Icon.png Malushythe Pearlsville Icon.png Rotherhythe Icon.png Malus Icon.png 2nd 13pts Mattesco, PazinGaming, Jimb0nat0r, Huwulling, Arey
Totemia Icon.png Totemia 3rd 11pts UCP_TheKingK
Cyprus Icon.png Cyprus 4th 9pts Jack, Hyp, Krowuss
Malbork Icon.png Malbork 5th 6pts Kowcio_ & Toksik
Alliance City Icon.png Alliance City 6th 4pts Beeper & Pip
Frogtopia Icon.png Frogtopia 7th 1pt ECStardust
Illyria Icon.png Illyria 8th 0pts Lez
Scintilla Icon.png Scintilla 8th 0pts lordpipe and Astrea
Steambolt Icon.png Steambolt 8th 0pts Mr_Byzantine and Bri
Events
Event Location Date
Ice Hockey Rotherhythe Icon.png Rotherhythe 29 April 2023
Competitive Mining Steambolt Icon.png Steambolt 29 April 2023
Archery Evergreen Icon.png Evergreen 29 April 2023
Fencing Waterthorn Icon.PNG Waterthorn 29 April 2023
Riptide Rush Totemia Icon.png Totemia 29 April 2023
Urban Warfare Alliance City Icon.png Alliance City 30 April 2023
Sky Race Alliance City Icon.png Alliance City 30 April 2023
Sumo Sosong Icon.png Sosong 30 April 2023
Trident PVP Cyprus Icon.png Cyprus 30 April 2023
Ice Jousting Rotherhythe Icon.png Rotherhythe 30 April 2023

Events

The events of this Olympic games saw a range of new games introduced to the tournament. Only Ice Hockey and Fencing were returning events while Sumo was played in a new setting for the first time.

Day 1 - Opening Ceremony - Rotherhythe

Rotherhythe on the morning of Day 2 with the Cauldron lit
The Voyager with the athletes

For the first time, a dedicated venue was built for the ceremonies as opposed to using a space within a competition arena. The stage was built in Rotherhythe's World Stage, previous host to the Christmas Festival. This ceremony was called "The World's Voyage" and was themed around the Voyager challenges in celebration of the then-upcoming anniversary of Voyager I's completion. The athletes parade was called upon by Mattesco with an opening speech by Beeper.

Malusythe paraded last due to being the chosen team for representing Rotherhythe, and therefore hosts, following Olympic tradition.

Athletes
Team Parading Athlete
Cyprus Icon.png Cyprus Hyp3rion_
Totemia Icon.png Totemia UCP_TheKingK
Malbork Icon.png Malbork Toksik
Steambolt Icon.png Steambolt Mr_Byzantine
Cultists Icon.png Cultists Eraxa
Alliance City Icon.png Alliance City Beeper
Frogtopia Icon.png Frogtopia ECStardust
Malushythe Icon.png Malusythe Huwulling

Day 1 - Ice Hockey - Rotherhythe

A Showdown in the Ice Hockey Venue

Besides Slap off, Ice Hockey became the longest streak Olympic event at these games. Being played for the third time in a row, and fourth counting All-Stars. The game involves players punching a player (acting as a puck) around an Ice rink with the goal of landing them in the opponents goal. Players are able to use fishing rods to push and pull the puck or their opponent. This game was played in a bracket structure.

King was the defending champion from All-Stars, reclaiming the title in this event.

Malusythe secured 2nd place, the same result as Rotherhythe's effort in the last Olympics Hockey event

Results
Team Athlete Placement
Totemia Icon.png Totemia UCP_TheKingK 1st
Malushythe Icon.png Malusythe Huwulling 2nd
Cultists Icon.png Cultists Eraxa 3rd
Malbork Icon.png Malbork Kowcio_ 4th
Illyria Icon.png Illyria Lez Eliminated
Alliance City Icon.png Alliance City Beeper Eliminated
Steambolt Icon.png Steambolt Mr_Byzantine Eliminated
Frogtopia Icon.png Frogtopia ECStardust Eliminated
Cyprus Icon.png Cyprus Krowuss Eliminated
Scintilla Icon.png Scintilla lordpipe Eliminated

Day 1 - Competitive Mining - Steambolt

Competitive Mining was a new game to the Olympics, the first hosted by Steambolt. This game is a time based game with competitors getting 30 minutes total. Players must find ores and bring them back to a central location for counting. Each ore is assigned a point value and the most points wins. All other players are allowed to use spectator mode to view the progress of their teammates or other players.

Leaderboard
Team Athlete Points Position
Cultists Icon.png Cultists TheSecondLord 5977 1st
Malushythe Icon.png Malusythe PazinGaming 3829 2nd
Malbork Icon.png Malbork Toksik 1903 3rd
Scintilla Icon.png Scintilla lordpipe 1728 4th
Totemia Icon.png Totemia UCP_TheKingK 1642 5th
Alliance City Icon.png Alliance City Beeper 1579 6th
Frogtopia Icon.png Frogtopia ECStardust 1354 7th
Cyprus Icon.png Cyprus N/A N/A DNS
Illyria Icon.png Illyria N/A N/A DNS
Steambolt Icon.png Steambolt N/A N/A DNS

Day 1 - Archery - Evergreen

Jack lines up a shot in archery

Archery was a new sport introduced with these games. The aim of the game is to shoot a target from across a long distance. Upon hitting the target, it will be evaluated how many points the shot was worth via RNG associated with hit position. Each player gets 10 shots that are totalled up to a final score.

Results
Team Player Points Placement
Cyprus Icon.png Cyprus Jack 47pts 1st
Alliance City Icon.png Alliance City Beeper 42pts 2nd
Cultists Icon.png Cultists TheSecondLord 39pts 3rd
Scintilla Icon.png Scintilla lordpipe 37pts 4th
Frogtopia Icon.png Frogtopia ECStardust 36pts 5th
Malushythe Icon.png Malusythe Jimb0nat0r 36pts 5th
Malbork Icon.png Malbork Toksik 27pts 6th
Steambolt Icon.png Steambolt Mr_Byzantine 27pts 6th
Totemia Icon.png Totemia UCP_TheKingK 25pts 7th
Illyria Icon.png Illyria N/A N/A DNS

Day 1 - Fencing - Waterthorn

Fencing at Waterthorn

Fencing is a returning sport from the second Olympics. It involves 2 players attempting to push eachother off the field of play into water with knockback swords. The game was played in a bracket structure.

Leaderboard
Team Player Placement
Malbork Icon.png Malbork Kowcio 1st
Totemia Icon.png Totemia UCP_TheKingK 2nd
Alliance City Icon.png Alliance City Beeper 3rd
Cultists Icon.png Cultists Eraxa 4th
Malushythe Icon.png Malusythe Mattesco Eliminated
Frogtopia Icon.png Frogtopia ECStardust Eliminated
Scintilla Icon.png Scintilla Astrea Eliminated
Cyprus Icon.png Cyprus Hyp Eliminated
Steambolt Icon.png Steambolt Mr_Byzantine Eliminated
Illyria Icon.png Illyria N/A DNS

Day 1 - Riptide Rush - Totemia

Riptide rush was a new racing sport involving riptide tridents. Players would jump from platform to platform, all filled with water, using the riptide enchantment. The sport was played in 2 heats with the top 2 in each going to a final match.

Heat 1
Team Player Placement Qualification
Alliance City Icon.png Alliance City Beeper 1st Qualified to Final
Malushythe Icon.png Malusythe Jimb0nat0r 2nd Qualified to Final
Malbork Icon.png Malbork Kowcio 3rd Did not Qualify
Cyprus Icon.png Cyprus Hyp 4th Did not Qualify
Frogtopia Icon.png Frogtopia ECStardust 5th Did not Qualify
Heat 2
Team Player Placement Qualification
Totemia Icon.png Totemia UCP_TheKingK 1st Qualified to Final
Cultists Icon.png Cultists Eraxa 2nd Qualified to Final
Steambolt Icon.png Steambolt Bri 3rd Did not Qualify
Scintilla Icon.png Scintilla lordpipe 4th Did not Qualify
Illyria Icon.png Illyria N/A DNS Did not Qualify
Final
Team Player Placement
Totemia Icon.png Totemia UCP_TheKingK 1st
Cultists Icon.png Cultists Eraxa 2nd
Alliance City Icon.png Alliance City Beeper 3rd
Malushythe Icon.png Malusythe Jimb0nat0r 4th

Day 2 - Urban Warfare - Alliance City

Urban Warfare in the final stage of the match

Urban warfare was a new sport involving a Battle Royale around AC's City Centre. Players boarded a Battle Bus and were dropped over the field of play. Competitors could find their own loot and battle with it to the finish. The border wall closed in progressively aswell, starting from a large city centre zone and closing in on the park before finishing in the Blue tennis court.

Leaderboard
Team Players Placement
Malushythe Icon.png Malushythe Jimb0nat0r 1st
Cyprus Icon.png Cyprus Jack 2nd
Cultists Icon.png Cultists Eraxa 3rd
Alliance City Icon.png Alliance City Pint 4th
Malbork Icon.png Malbork Kowcio 5th
Scintilla Icon.png Scintilla Pipe 6th
Frogtopia Icon.png Frogtopia ECStardust 7th
Steambolt Icon.png Steambolt Mr_Byzantine 8th
Illyria Icon.png Illyria Lez DQ
Totemia Icon.png Totemia N/A DNS

This sport saw issues and controversy over the rules against teaming, which became impossible to mediate for referees. Although an obvious truce was binded between Cyprus and Illyria during the game, which was excused due to the lack of mentioning prior to the start of the game.

Illyria was disqualified after leaving the zone of play

Day 2 - Sky Race - Alliance City

Sky Race is a new sport involving a parkour course around Alliance City's skyline. The course is broken up into multiple segments including - a Rainbow bridge - A ladder tower climb - A puzzle through an airbus A380 - A sky road of ice - and climbing over the olympic rings for a final dash to the finish. Spectators were granted the /spectate command during this event.

The first section of Sky Race

Third place came down to a close race between Malusythe and Malbork

Results
Team Player Placement
Cultists Icon.png Cultists Eraxa 1st
Totemia Icon.png Totemia UCP_TheKingK 2nd
Malushythe Icon.png Malusythe Mattesco 3rd
All Other Teams Varied Eliminated. Scoring ends at 3rd

Day 2 - Sumo - Sosong

Awaiting the countdown for the sumo match

Sumo was a returning sport to the games. Previously played in ├ćopa, it was moved to Sosong for this event. The aim of the game is the same as the previous renditions - A kill or push out of the arena counts for victory, only now a water column is in the middle of the arena, which acts as an extra step of focus for the players to consider in combat.

Results
Team Player Placement Round Eliminated
Cyprus Icon.png Cyprus Jack 1st Gold Final - Winner
Cultists Icon.png Cultists Eraxa 2nd Gold Final - Eliminated
Totemia Icon.png Totemia TheKingK 3rd Bronze Final - Winer
Frogtopia Icon.png Frogtopia ECStardust 4th Bronze Final - Eliminated
Steambolt Icon.png Steambolt Mr_Byzantine 5th Quarter Final
Alliance City Icon.png Alliance City Beeper 5th Quarter Final
Illyria Icon.png Illyria Lez 5th Quarter Final
Malushythe Icon.png Malusythe Huwulling 5th Quarter Final
Scintilla Icon.png Scintilla lordpipe 6th Round 1
Malbork Icon.png Malbork Kowcio 6th Round 1

Day 2 - Trident PVP - Cyprus

Trident PVP final match

Trident PVP was a new sport to the Olympics. Previously making its debut at the Cannon day celebrations, the game involves a tournament bracket played 1 on 1 in each turn. Each turn gets 2 rounds. 1 practice round and 1 final round. In the final round, the winner is decided by who wins the battle. Players are given riptide tridents to speed up the combat.

Results
Team Athlete Placement
Cultists Icon.png Cultists Eraxa 1st
Malushythe Icon.png Malushythe PazinGaming 2nd
Cyprus Icon.png Cyprus Jack 3rd
Other Teams Not Recorded Eliminated before Final

Day 2 - Ice Jousting - Rotherhythe

The round ending with a destroyed boat

Ice Jousting was the deciding event in the Olympics. Previous results had led to a situation where Malusythe's potential for Silver, Totemia's currently standing silver, Cyprus' chance to grab bronze, and a potential Malusythe drop from the podium were all possible depending on the outcome of this event.

In the end, Malusythe won gold in the event, boosting them to Silver, knocking out a potential Cyprus podium, and pushing Totemia to bronze. This was the first time Rotherhythe saw victory in their own Olympic Event.

The sport is played in a bracket structure. It involves players in boats on ice racing around a rink with crossbows. The winner is the first player to destroy their opponents boat with the bow.

Results
Team Athlete Placement Round Eliminated
Malushythe Icon.png Malushythe Mattesco 1st Gold Final - Winner
Malbork Icon.png Malbork Kowcio_ 2nd Gold Final - Eliminated
Frogtopia Icon.png Frogtopia ECStardust 3rd Bronze Final - Winner
Cyprus Icon.png Cyprus Jack 4th Bronze Final - Eliminated
Totemia Icon.png Totemia UCP_TheKingK Eliminated Quarter Final
Cultists Icon.png Cultists TheSecondLord Eliminated Quarter Final
Steambolt Icon.png Steambolt N/A Eliminated Round 1

Day 2 - Closing Ceremony - Rotherhythe

This ceremony, in tandem with the Opening Ceremony, was themed around the Voyager challenges. This ceremony was titled "Journeys End" marking the end to the declaration of the worlds Voyage at the Opening the previous day. This ceremony saw the extinguishing of the Olympic Flame being a ceremonial occassion for the first time and podium winners receiving their awards

OlympicVictoryCeremony23.png