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Not Quite the Arena Games: The Tournament of Heroes!

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I still maintain Zatanna & Scarlet Witch got robbed. [pouty face] Other than that pretty happy with the last round's results.

So, a thing for female magic users in fishnets and lingerie. Got it.

 

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All right, ladies and gentlemen, we have our Final Foursome! Our Regional winners are as follows:

 

Red: Wonder Woman!

 

Green: Barry Allen, The Flash!

 

Blue: Firestorm!

 

White: Power Girl!

 

 

The Final Foursome matches will be posted on Monday:

 

* Power Girl vs. Wonder Woman!

 

* The Flash vs. Firestorm!

 

Polls go up Monday morning!

 

 

 

(And once again, Marvel is watching from the sidelines.)

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Just dying for a flame war, are we?

lol

 

I was being obnoxious but given the structure of the this, DC coming out on top so much actually makes sense. DC Heroes tend to be just a little stronger than their marvel counterparts (or a lot stronger). Street level - the character that almost defined the genre is DC, so he gets in the top just be being Batman. Marvel doesn't do teen sidekicks, and have not done legacy heroes until recently, so that gives Marvel less bench strength in choices in the Teen tournament.

 

When the jump to unlimited - Marvel tends to go big. DC has people like Superman, and unless he is the early 80s pre-Crisis Superman, Pheonix would take him out. Franklin Richards and others that would show up in unlimited class - the DC powerhouses like Dr Fate likely can't stand up to them. If the GLs are in that class, so would Silver Surfer. Mentalists - the Martian Manhunter or Saturn Girl can't hold a candle to Prof X. To be honest, depending on who all gets in, I expect Marvel to take most of the top spots of unlimited class.

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So far, the results have tended to reinforce the "People with powers" (Marvel) vs. "Gods with off-switches" (DC) mentality that seems to surround online discussions of the two companies. And it makes sense. In Champions terms, most DC characters are just built on more points than their Marvel counterparts.

 

It will be interesting to see how the Unlimited tournament goes, though.

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As an aside, I'm not sure I really understand this, but what's with people voting after I've announced the results of the matches?

 

I don't get it.

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As an aside, I'm not sure I really understand this, but what's with people voting after I've announced the results of the matches?

 

I don't get it.

That kept happening in prior iterations of these tournaments too.

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Okay, the closing of the final matches were unavoidably delayed, but we have our winners!

 

 

The Bronze Medalist, by virtue of a convincing defeat of Firestorm is . . . Power Girl!

 

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Taking the Silver Medal is the one and only . . . Wonder Woman!

 

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And our champion, winning an improbable victory against the Princess of the Amazons is . . . Barry Allen, The Flash!

 

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Thank you to everyone who voted!  We'll start qualification and seeding for the Unlimited Class tournament next week!

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Okay, I'm here to announce the seedings for the upcoming Tournament of Heroes - Unlimited Class. Starting with the bottom third of he tournament (spoilered for size), we have:

 

 

 

#24: The Phantom Stranger

 

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#23: Swamp Thing

 

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#22: Hercules

 

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#21: Samaritan

 

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#20: Zeus

 

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#19: Rachel Summers

 

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#18: Binary

 

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#17: Hal Jordan

 

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These folks will be fighting to pull off upsets in the first round.  Who will advance?  Only YOU can decide! (Well, you and the Whim of Fate, of course.)

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Okay, here's the middle third of the Unlimited Class bracket.

 

 

 

#16: Mon-El

 

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#15: The Hulk

 

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#14: Captain Atom

 

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#13: Beta Ray Bill

 

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#12: Odin

 

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#11: Dr. Manhattan

 

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#10: Adam Warlock

 

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#9: The Spectre

 

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These heroes will technically be favored in the opening round.  Who will advance, and who will fall? We shall see!

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And at last, the crème de la crème of the universe's most powerful heroes. The top eight seeds in the Unlimited Class are:

 

 

 

#8: Jean Grey

 

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#7: The Silver Surfer

 

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#6: Dr. Fate

 

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#5: Thor Odinson

 

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#4: Dr. Strange

 

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#3: Captain Marvel

 

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#2: Martian Manhunter

 

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#1: Superman

 

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These eight heroes have first-round byes. Who will emerge to face them?

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