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June 16th 2017, 15:48
by Fozzlm
ozfortress news

Inappropriate use of photographs
redfoo / kingcarl STEAM_0:1:44184438

We have determined that the player above has inappropriately used photographs of another ozfortress community member. As such, the player has been banned from ozfortress.com, the community's competitions, and all other ozfortress properties for a period of 9 months, after which time the persons will be on permanent probation. If they are found aliasing during their competition bans, their ban duration will be extended.
Should ANY clans in ANY ozfortress competitions be found housing the listed players, the team will be permanently removed from our competitions and all members involved will face severe penalties.
June 8th 2017, 18:07
by yauch
ozfortress news

Hey everybody! Huge thanks to bio for putting the time in to create this video. Be sure to show him some love as you check out the awesome TF2 talent this community has to offer and enjoy some of the biggest highlights of ozfortress season 18.


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Interfering with an ozfortress match
Mitch STEAM_0:1:87814566

We have determined that the player above has willingly interfered with an ozfortress match. As such, the player has been banned from ozfortress.com, the community's competitions, and all other ozfortress properties for a period of 3 months, after which time the persons will be on permanent probation. If they are found aliasing during their competition bans, their ban duration will be extended.
VAC Ban
Phoraw STEAM_0:0:61211569
Waaahhhh STEAM_0:1:126390118

We have determined that the player above has been banned by the Valve Anti-Cheat System. Cheating provides an unfair advantage for competitors. As such, the player has banned from ozfortress.com, the community's competitions, and all other ozfortress properties for a period of 1 year, after which time the persons will be on permanent probation. If they are found aliasing during their competition bans, their ban duration will be extended.
Should ANY clans in ANY ozfortress competitions be found housing the listed players, the team will be permanently removed from our competitions and all members involved will face severe penalties.
May 20th 2017, 21:52
by obla
ozfortress news


PREMIER
Damage, Inc
Dog The Boys
Jamane
Jasmine Tea
nature walk
no safeword
Right Wing Death Squad
xeno
INTERMEDIATE
back 2 the bones
Blackbird Sixes
doesn't matter
FO THE OPHANS
ironic wishi washi irish wristi watchi
isopod enthusiasts
ma tema jeff
Ripe Strategy
Run Point
S A D B O Y S
SACRED.tf
Salt Free Gaming.
Yui restricted from Scout.
Riot restricted from Soldier.


OPEN
ACG_
Adrenaline
Brainless Kids
Full Clock Volcano
Help I'm Lagging
Lipton Tea
MORTified
nooblsyaer 6
nosebreathers
Plan Z
Real Dream
Sand People
talk smack get wacked
[Unlocks] [Map Pool] [Key Dates] [Rules]
[Transfers] [Server Configuration] [Administrators]





Continue the discussion here: https://warzone.ozfortress.com/forums/threads/7
May 19th 2017, 18:21
by obla
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Signups for ozfortress season 19 CLOSE TONIGHT! Get those signups in and we'll see you in game!

[Signup on Citadel NOW!]

[Unlocks] [Map Pool] [Key Dates] [Rules]
[Transfers] [Server Configuration] [Administrators]





Continue the discussion here: https://warzone.ozfortress.com/forums/threads/6
May 12th 2017, 18:43
by obla
ozfortress news

We want to thank all the players that have participated in our poll! View the results here:


For your convenience, the raw data is also available. Click here to download, or view the data online here.

Continue the discussion here: https://warzone.ozfortress.com/forums/threads/5
May 10th 2017, 22:53
by obla
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Welcome back everyone! ozfortress season 19 is here, the flagship competitive TF2 event for the Oceanic region returns for the second season of 2017! Just like previous seasons, the league is using the highly successful league system: Citadel. As always, we encourage teams of every skill level to sign up and play; the more the merrier!

OZF 19 will feature 3 brackets: Premier, Intermediate and Open. Premier will have a round robin group stage while the lower two brackets will consist of a Swiss group stage. All brackets will now be using the Page Playoffs format.

As with Season 18, all server booking will be done through ozfortress discord. Simply join the #bookings channel in the ozfortress Discord and type /book and details of your server booking will be PM'd to you. To view more commands, type /help in the #bookings channel.

There have been minor changes to the Global Whitelist. View those changes here.

Grand Finals of Premier will be played as a no-advantage best of 5, but Open and Intermediate Grand Finals remain a best of 3. Premier will have 8 teams while Intermediate's bracket size is pending signups. Open will have an unrestricted number of teams.

In Citadel, Captains can create Teams using the "Start Team" button on the Teams page. Once created, Captains can invite players to the Team. Team invites are shown on a player's profile, which can be accessed by clicking on your name next to the bell on the top right hand corner of your screen. Teams provide a bucket of players that can be signed up for a tournament. Players may be on multiple teams but only one Roster for any given tournament. Captains may sign up a Roster for tournaments under the League page.

If you are using an existing team, you do not have to recreate your team again! Simply sign up your OZF 19 roster using your existing team.

If you're new and not sure how to get started, don't fret! Check out the #recruitment section of the ozfortress Discord where you can express your interest in joining a team, or peruse potential players to form a team of your own. Teams are normally comprised of 1 Medic, 1 Demoman, 2 Soldiers and 2 Scouts. Please ensure you have enough backups to last you the season.

TFLIVE will once again be returning this season. Boasting an experienced lineup of casters and the highest quality TF2 production, TFLIVE is the home of Premier Oceanic TF2 coverage. If you're looking for past matches to get a feel for the game, they can be found on the TFLIVE YouTube. However, the best way to learn the game is usually to just start playing. Whether you're a veteran or new to the scene, get on a team and come play!

You can sign up Wednesday the 10th up until Friday the 19th of May at 11:59 PM, with the season starting on Sunday the 21st of May 2017.


Continue the discussion here: https://warzone.ozfortress.com/forums/threads/4
May 9th 2017, 23:13
by obla
ozfortress news

Over the past few weeks, leagues have been collecting feedback from polls or personal conversations (for Premier/Invite players) regarding potential Global Whitelist changes. With the collected opinions, administrators from around the globe came together and expressed their region/league’s opinion. The recent threads on teamfortress.tv as well as GentlemanJon’s survey results were also taken into account in our meeting.

The participating leagues in the meeting were ozfortress, ETF2L, ESEA and UGC. The core values of the original Global Whitelist which involved allowing weapons which did not have compelling reasons were retained.

Prior to the meeting, a preliminary list of the most contentious current weapons (see below) was compiled and the meeting was centred around that list. It was agreed that the meeting would be held in private, as the previous meeting in the TF.TV Discord amounted to essentially several hours of arguing resulting in whoever spoke the loudest having the greatest input. However, as we believe transparency to be essential when considering such changes, we have documented the discussions regarding each weapon on this thread.

Changes to Global Whitelist for OZF 19:

Banned:
  • Vaccinator
  • Jarate

Cooperation and consistency between the leagues is a key factor in improving how competitive TF2 is played on a global scale. Your responses to the whitelist in the poll were critical to our decisions.

View the updated whitelist here.

Continue the discussion here: https://warzone.ozfortress.com/forums/threads/3
May 8th 2017, 23:07
by obla
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Continue the discussion here: https://warzone.ozfortress.com/forums/threads/2
April 23rd 2017, 23:33
by obla
ozfortress news

Congratulations Ultiduo 11 winners Sam and Max!


Logs
koth_ultiduo_r_b7 - 2 - 0
Match

Congratulations Sam and Max! Hertz and Dreams fought bravely, with sick surfs and huge airshots, but were unable to defeat the powerful pair of rky and Sam. We had a great turnout of 47 teams, 2 of them being outside of Oceania!

Thank you to all the participants for playing and support staff that helped make this tournament possible! Have a short but well-deserved break and we'll see you again in OZF 19!

Placements
1st - Sam and Max
2nd - idkman
3rd/4th - Terry Curtis’ Gang Of Aspiring Scholarship Biology Nerds/ weenie