Rules

Tournament Rules - Updated for Season 2 10/18/2018

  • All games are played on PS4
  • All sets are 2 out of 3 except for Winners, Losers and Grand Finals which are 3 out of 5
  • If you need to leave the tournament area for any reason, let the Tournament Organizer know and let them know when you'll be back. They might need you soon for a match.
  • When you sit down to play a match, make sure you remove all Dualshock controllers from the devices list.
    • Hit the PS button, go to settings -> devices -> bluetooth Devices
    • Highlight a controller
    • Hit X
    • Hit Options
    • Hit right to get to 'Forget'
    • Hit X
    • Repeat until they're all gone
  • If both players are playing on legacy controllers, get someone else to remove the Dual Shock controllers.
  • If you didn't follow the rule to remove the dual shock controllers, and your game still gets paused. Call a Tournament Organizer for shaming.
  • If you want a specific side, let the other player know. If they want the same side do a first to one in Rock, Paper Scisors
  • If you somehow pause the game or hit the Playstation button during a match, the opponent can choose to take the round.
  • At the beginning of a match, either player may request a blind character pick. If either player requests it, call a TO over, both players will whisper their pick to the TO, then they select those characters. The TO will make sure the whispered character is selected for both players.
  • Winner must keep the same character. The loser can choose a different character or just go to stage select.
    • If a player selected a character via 'Random Select' and wins, they must keep the same character.
    • If Mokujin (or another character like Mokujin) gets added to the game, then if a player pics them and wins, the player must keep that character.
  • When you finish with a match, report the results to the Tournament Organizer.
  • UDATED: Customizations are allowed if your opponent agrees. This rule might get overruled if excessive issues happen.
    • Exception - Any customization that obscures or makes it difficult to see the character
    • Item moves are not allowed. If a player uses an item move, they forfeit the round.
    • A player has 5 seconds after match starts to stop the match over customization issues.
  • Coaching is allowed, but only 1 coach per player. Coaching can only be done between games or before the match. Coach time is limited to 90 seconds.
  • UPDATED: Only the main tournament will be ranked, any redemption bracket will be un-ranked.
  • UPDATED: Only regular monthlies will be ranked, Majors or other special events will not be ranked.
    • TO's if you want your tournament ranked, please contact the Seattle Tekken admins on Facebook
  • If you have any questions, ask a Tournament Organizer.
  • Have fun.

Deathmatch Rules - Updated for Season 2 10/18/2018

These rules will be in place for Season One of the Seattle Tekken rankings. They might change in future seasons depending on how they work.

  • All games are played on PS4 for local Deathmatches or any platform for online Deathmatches.
  • Players may challenge any other player, but if the challenger has more points then the challongee, the challenged may decline.
  • UPDATED - A deathmatch is a race to 5 wins.
  • When you sit down to play a match, make sure you remove all Dualshock controllers from the devices list.
    • Hit the PS button, go to settings -> devices -> bluetooth Devices
    • Highlight a controller
    • Hit X
    • Hit Options
    • Hit right to get to 'Forget'
    • Hit X
    • Repeat until they're all gone
  • Online Deathmatches will be accepted, but both players must agree to it and the following conditions must be met.
    • Connection must be 4 or 5 bars
    • If substantial lag still happens, schedule with your opponent a different time to rematch.
    • Record the match for potential review by a judge.
      • This can be done by either PS4 Share, OBS, or streaming it and saving the replay.
    • This is a trial run of online Deathmatches, please communicate with the admins over any issues and we will work to come up with solutions.
  • If both players are playing on legacy controllers, get someone else to remove the Dual Shock controllers.
  • If you didn't follow the rule to remove the dual shock controllers, and your game still gets paused. Call a Tournament Organizer for shaming.
  • If you want a specific side, let the other player know. If they want the same side do a first to one in Rock, Paper Scisors
  • If you somehow pause the game or hit the Playstation button during a match, the opponent can choose to take the round.
  • At the beginning of a match, either player may request a blind character pick. If either player requests it, call a admin over, both players will whisper their pick to the admin, then they select those characters. The admin will make sure the whispered character is selected for both players.
  • Winner must keep the same character. The loser can choose a different character or just go to stage select.
    • If a player selected a character via 'Random Select' and wins, they must keep the same character.
    • If Mokujin (or another character like Mokujin) gets added to the game, then if a player pics them and wins, the player must keep that character.
  • When you finish with a match, report the results to the admins
    • If an admin is not present, post the results to the Facebook page and tag 'Evan Shimono'
  • UDATED: Customizations are allowed if your opponent agrees. This rule might get overruled if excessive issues happen.
    • ​​​​​​​Exception - Any customization that obscures or makes it difficult to see the character
    • Item moves are not allowed. If a player uses an item move, they forfeit the round.
    • A player has 5 seconds after match starts to stop the match over customization issues.
  • Coaching is allowed, but only 1 coach per player. Coaching can only be done between games or before the match. Coach time is limited to 90 seconds.
  • If you have any questions, ask an Admin
  • Have fun.