This is a server wide community event. Blackgate has an amazing community and it’s time to get to know each other a bit better and have some fun!
Who Can Compete
Anyone on Blackgate!
5 man teams will compete in 3 timed events. The time taken to complete each event will be added together and the team with the lowest final time wins!
Date and Time
The Challenge will be held on Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 @ 10am EST and run until 10pm EST. Your runs must be finished by that time and all screenshots submitted by 11pm EST.
Your team can consist of any class or level combinations that you like. However you must finish all events with the team members and classes you start with. No switching up in between!
Your Team will have a Team Name of your choosing and you will elect a Team Leader. This Team Leader will be responsible for taking the starting and ending screenshots used to calculate your times. The Team Leader will be provided with an email address where they should send all screenshots once their team has completed the entire Challenge.
The use of the BG Community TS3 is required. Temporary pass worded channels will be provided for each team. Each team member is to stay on TS3 until the team has completed the Challenge. The judges reserve the exclusive right to enter any team channels to make sure all rules are being followed.
Forum registration on Blackgatewvw.com is required. After your entire Team has registered, your Team Leader should head to the Beastgate Challenge Registration thread located here and sign up your team. Your Team Leader must provide the following:
The Names of All In Game Characters and their account IDs on the Team
The Guild(s) [if any] represented by their Team
Primary Timezone of Play
Griffonrook Run – The goal of this puzzle is to carry a bomb given by the starting npc to the chest at end. Placing the bomb will open the chest.
Your team will work together to finish this jumping puzzle. Your time can start whenever you like, but you aren’t done until the last person has reached the remaining team at the chest. A screenshot from your Team Leader showing all members grouped at the start of the puzzle with the clock displayed will count as your start time. A second screenshot from your Team Leader showing all members standing at the final chest will with the clock showing will count as your final time.
Grouped or ungrouped Mesmer Portals are not allowed.
At Least 3 people must finish this puzzle with the bomb. So in the final screenshot at least 2 people must be holding bombs.
The chest must be open in the final screenshot to count as a run completion
Snowblind Fractal – Your team will work together to finish this Fractal. Your time may start whenever you like, but you aren’t done until the last boss has been killed and the chest has spawned. A screenshot from your Team Leader showing your group at the spawn area with the clock showing will count as your start time. A second screenshot from your Team Leader showing all members standing at the final chest spawn with the clock showing will count as your final time.
This is to be completed as a level 1 Fractal
Divinity’s Reach – Your team will work together to complete this extensive Scavenger Hunt challenge. You must find the following locations in the zone and provide a screenshot of all your group members at that location. Your first screenshot must be at the zone entrance (portal) with the clock showing as your start time. All location screenshots must show the clock. Your final screenshot will be at the zone entrance and the clock will count as your final time.
Zone Locations to be provided at Event Launch.
All group members must appear in every location screenshot.
The Judges for this Challenge are:
Evoex – [LotD] Lords of the Dead
Irony – Blackgatewvw.com
1st Place – Gold, a Unique TS3 Icon and a Unique Blackgatewvw.com Forum Title for the entire Team.
2nd Place – Gold, a TS3 Channel and Blackgatewvw.com Forum, named after your Team.
3rd Place – Gold and a Named Exotic of your Choice for every Team Member.
4th Place – Gold
5th Place – Gold
This is a surprise!
Any person or guild may donate gold towards the prize money. All donations should be sent to Irony (Irony.5203 in game). Please be clear about it being a Guild or Personal Donation.
The highest Individual Donor will receive:
Blackgatewvw.com Unique Forum Title
BG Community TS3 Unique Icon
The highest Guild Donor will receive:
Be the first Guild to receive their custom Guild Icon on TS3
Every member of the team must register on Blackgatewvw
Every member of the team must be on TS3 for the entire length of the challenge
Anyone caught cheating, exploiting or in some degree ruining the spirit of the game in regards to this Challenge will be disqualified and banned from enjoying future Beastgate Challenges
Team Leaders are responsible for the collection and transfer of screenshots, if any are missing your run will be considered unfinished
The in game clock must be completey visible and all group members appear in every screenshot, no exceptions