And what a JDC this has been, with A7med snagging the title off Jety, who has comfortably won JDC for three consecutive seasons. Will A7med be able to hold his title as long as Jety? But without further ado, we present to you the awards for JDC season 29!
|JDC Champion||A7med||4151 points|
|Clan Cup||[GpW]||84 points|
|Duel Hero||Jety||100% duel wins (143:0)|
|Top Seed||Jety||2 ODT wins|
|The Real MVP||Hyperion||82% team game wins (14:3)|
|Life of the Party||Jety||1550 event points|
|Round Master||A7med||4 rounds won|
|Bravery Award||Saiko Tirano||90% average opponent quality|
|Casualty Soldier||Jety||1628:170 (9.577) roast:fall|
|JDC Superfan||A7med||319 total matches played|
|Event Regular||A7med & Jety||18 event showings|
|Loves Everyone||A7med||32 unique opponents|
|Obsessive Duellist||Jety||14 duels in one day (on both 23rd July & 24th July)|
|Inseparable Partners||A7med & Blista||17 team matches together|
|Mr. Jackpots||Kyro||75 points won from betting|
|Fastest Rabbit Alive||Superjazz||6 race rounds won|
|Commentator||Looney||485 characters per comment on average|
|Beta-Tester||Jety||4 bugs identified|
|Newbie Crusher||Jety||18% average opponent quality|
|I Have A Gambling Problem||Anna||38 points lost from betting|
|Stop Trying||Empive||59 losses against Jety|
It is important to note that JDC 30 is definitely going to see a significant overhaul with major changes to how scoring will work. In the mean-time, we would appreciate it if you could leave some feedback (if any) on this newspost!
I would like to take this opportunity to add that we thank everyone who participated and also to those who helped organise this season, making it one of the best seasons in recent years.
I've (re-)deployed a fix for some scoring issues that have been plaguing this season. Some of you have gained some points you should have received but didn't, but overall standings are the same.
Apologies for the delay with this fix; I've had very limited internet access over the past few weeks. Please let me know in the comments if there are any lingering issues.
PS: This fix supersedes one that was announced a few hours ago. This should be of particular interest to Jety, who replied to that one with a further bug report that is hopefully addressed with this fix as well.
Edit: I've fixed a further issue that resulted in some more points being lost (thanks for the report, Jety). Again this does not change the rankings (of the top 10 at the least) but it does give some of you more points.
And so begins the final round of JDC 29! It's worth a few more points than normal.
Don't forget to join us for our crime and punishment event tonight!
I've decided to delay the Pestilence event until tomorrow evening (20:00 CET) as I have been informed that both the NT game Egypt vs Serbia and the JJ2 Shots Fired live speedrun are both coinciding with the original timing of the event (21:00 CET).
A spont event will be organised tonight in its place at an earlier time, so stay tuned for details!
JDC Round 2 has begun - expect a few changes to scoring this time around! Congratulations to A7med for winning Round 1.
We have been informed of some bugs regarding the scoring in Round 1, and these will be fixed retrospectively as soon as we discover the cause, so don't worry about your points if they seem wrong.
Also, don't forget to join us for our Capture the Flag event tonight! Challenge of the Round & Assassination scores to follow shortly...
The spontaneous ground force event is over, and now everyone is officially free to start playing matches for JDC!
In JDC 29, we now award bonus points for playing with unique team-mates in your team-games. In combination with this new addition, this week's challenge of the round will be to play with at least 5 unique teammates this round.
Stay tuned for the hLRS opening event tomorrow!
The planned opening event has been pushed back until Sunday as unfortunately I’m not able to make it tonight. However, there will be a spont event tonight in its place, so stay tuned!
If you've been itching to play some online multiplayer lately, mark your calendars - JJ2's most popular tournament, JDC is coming back for its twenty-ninth season on Saturday 30th June! Whether you're a dedicated duellist or a casual player looking to experience some multiplayer action with our community, there's fun to had for everyone! You can see some sample gameplay from our last JDC opening event here.
This season we are also proud to announce the first new logo contest since our website redesign for JDC 25! Full details can found in the accompanying JCF thread.
We are also looking for some new officials to help us run this upcoming season. If you're interested in organising your own JDC events and contributing to discussions on how the season should pan out, express your interest in the comments or feel free to drop me a message on Discord. As long as you're enthusiastic, dedicated and eager to learn, then you should be elligible to join our team!
As promised one month ago, we will be awarding free GOG games to the winners of main events and challenges of this season.
Jety, Sir Ementaler, Krzysiek, Violet CLM, mastersven, Superjazz, Jelly Jam, TreyLina, ShakerNL, DawidPracki0012 - Congratulations!
Contact an administrator for a download code. If there's one of the two games you have a preference for, please say so and we'll try to accommodate your choice, although first come, first served.
And that's it already - season 28 has come to an end. Thanks for playing everyone! You know what happens next: it's time to hand out the awards!
|JDC Champion||Jety||1627 points|
|Clan Cup||Civilian Defence Force||50 clan points|
|Christmas Champion||Krzysiek||Christmas Championship victory|
|Duel Hero||Jety||100% duel wins (78:0)|
|The Real MVP||P-F||71% team game wins (5:2)|
|Life of the Party||Jety||650 event points|
|Round Master||Jety||4 rounds won|
|Bounty Hunter||Looney||2 bounties collected|
|Serial Killer||Jety||+78 win streak|
|Big Game Hunter||Looney||Largest streak broken (11)|
|Bravery award||The Raptor in the Black||80% avg opponent quality|
|Casualty Soldier||Jety||832:61 (13.6) roast:fall|
|JDC Superfan||Jety||78 matches (duels) total|
|It's Not Dead Yet||Kubus||8 team games|
|Event Regular||Jety & DawidPracki0012||15 event showings|
|Loves Everyone||Jety||25 separate opponents|
|Obsessive Duellist||Herobrine||7 duels on 31 December|
|Mr. Jackpots||Sir Ementaler||70 points won from betting|
|I Have A Gambling Problem||cooba||46 points lost from betting|
|Newbie Crusher||Kubus||33% avg opponent quality|
|Never Give Up||RedSki & Brinko ikamo||-11 win streak|
|Stop Trying||STEFKO-CDF||15 losses against Jety|
Jety must surely feel comfortable at that #1 spot and it doesn't seem like she's planning to let go of it anytime soon, winning this season with an impressive 100% win rate.
Things are a little more interesting further down the rankings. Jelly Jam (nom de guerre Herobrine) did well this season and really put himself in the picture, playing over 40 duels and taking the #3, just behind Sir Ementaler, who climbs to #2 off the back of strong event performances.
Coming right after the re-release of the Jazz Jackrabbit games on GOG, this season saw some newcomers join us as well. happygreenfrog deserves a special mention, cracking the top 10 in his first attempt - we hope to see him and the other first-timers back next season!
More generally speaking this season had something of a slow start when it came to duels and team games, no doubt because unlike before its start didn't coincide with a holiday. The pace picked up a little when the Christmas holidays started though, and events were well-attended throughout the season.
For next season, we're gonna take a good look at what parts of JDC are still fun and engaging, and which parts work less well and may need some revising. But even if we can't say what next season will look like yet, stay tuned for more news - and let us know if you have any ideas for future seasons!