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#1 Nickrarri

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 05:05 PM

Date: Saturday August 4th, 2018
Time:
 Arrive by 9:30. No, seriously, we will start on-time this year. 
Location:
 Joe Palaia Park (aka Deal Test Site) in Ocean Township, New Jersey. (Old staging area)
Google Maps Link -- Detailed Directions <--Follow these directions or you will end up at the wrong entrance or the wrong park!

 

Link to the Facebook Event page: Here

 

Hosted by Nickrarri

 

With CaptainSlug once again reshaping how we play nerf in 2018, I feel as it’s an appropriate time to make some long overdue changes. Please read the full thread to be informed of all the updates.

INB4 how dare you change the sacred text?!

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
-Be 13 years of age or older, or accompanied by someone who is who will take responsibility for you. 
-Familiarize yourself with the rules and schedule
-Show up on time
-Attend the orientation if this is your first APOC. Orientation will be held at 9:30 in the staging area. Try to arrive by 9:15
-Be familiar with dart/blaster restrictions
-Bring Protective Eyewear. Everyone is required to wear eye protection
. Goggles or safety glasses which are rated for impact are strongly recommended. Masks of any sort are discouraged (This isn't Canada, no one is aiming for your face).
-Bring your own darts and blaster. Assume you will need around twice as many darts as usual, and/or be prepared to sit out a round just for dart sweeps. Bring a backup blaster. Don't expect anyone to wait for you to fix your gun to start the next round. Bring a springer pistol. Bring a blaster that fires stock darts if you want to participate in the Superstock rounds.
-Lunch is your own responsibility. There will not be enough time to leave for lunch. I suggest you bring a packed lunch and eat on the field. If you leave for lunch you *will* miss rounds.
-Bring Water. It will be extremely hot and humid. A minimum of 2 liters of water/Gatorade is recommended (many people bring at least a gallon). There is nowhere to get water on the field.
-Bring Hat/Sunscreen/Sunglasses. It will be hotter than satan's taint, and there is not much shade at the park. Bring sun protection or you will burn.
-Follow the instructions of the hosts and field supervisors. Certain people will be designated as field supervisors and will be helping us run rounds. Listen to what they say. Our authority as hosts and admins extends to them for the purposes of this war.
-Clean up after yourself. Flagging tape, bottles, etc must be removed from the park.

 

TLDR: Use common sense & Don’t be a dick.

DART RESTRICTIONS

-No hard-tipped darts! This includes FVJs, Voberry, and Glue domes.

-All HOMEMADE darts must be made must be either traditional #8/#6 slugs or SCSs

            If you would like to learn how to make SCS darts, see this video for more details.

            If you would like to learn how to make traditional Slug darts, see this thread for more details.

            (If you would like to use hoppers, these homemade darts are the only ones that feed reliably)

-Yes, your Worker Gen 1&2 darts are allowed.

 

BLASTER RESTRICTIONS
-300 FPS CAP! All blasters must chrony under 300 FPS. A chronograph will be provided at the event if you do not have access to one.

 -DO NOT bring any realistic or dark colored blasters, we are here to have fun, not get shot by the popo.

-SEPTORS are permitted, however must be modified in such a way that they don’t resemble a paintball marker

-NO HPA/LPA/Co2, if we see it, we will kindly escort you to the nearest paintball field or the next plane ticket to down under.

-NO VGS Sentinels if your name is Van James, get REKT m9.

 

Generally speaking, if you’re questing how much your blaster resembles a toy, leave it home. If you want to be the guy at APOC who's gun shoots farther than everyone else's, *you* should stay home. If you are still unsure approach me before the day to confirm if it's legal or not.
 

Just use common sense and don’t be an asshole, that’s Ted’s job.

 

HITS

-Anything that would impede the path of the dart counts as a hit (their blaster, their shoelace, their wavy hair, etc)

 

OTHER RULES

-NO Barrel taps

-NO Shields

-NO face masks

 

SCHEDULE

I don’t have one yet, whoops. Ban me Langley, I dare you. Expect lots of 3:15, Carpe, Wingman, Speed rounds, etc. A lot of the day is subject to change depending on what people want to play. If you have suggestions during the day feel free to come up and pitch them to me.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY/RAIN DATE
Short answer - there isn't one.
 
The cancellation policy is that there is no cancellation policy. We plan this war months in advance, and rescheduling is not an option. Unless a state of emergency is declared, I'll be at the site on Saturday morning. If hazardous conditions arise, such as lightning, we may temporarily suspend play, but this war goes on rain or shine and you should be prepared to play in moderate rain.

 

TIPS FOR THE WAR
Rules and conduct
What to bring, and what not to bring
Dealing with the heat

 

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#2 CaptainSlug

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 06:05 PM

Oh yes


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#3 Gears

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 03:52 PM

Perhaps!


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#4 TED

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 06:35 PM

Don't like the new rules. 

 

 

 

I'm out.


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#5 Muttonchops

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 10:13 PM

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Don't like the new rules. 

 

 

 

I'm out.

Seconded.  Just Kidding, I'm not showing up anyways.  


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#6 Snoop Doggy doge

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Posted 12 May 2018 - 07:14 AM

pls come gears <3

Also will be there, 
these rules succcc tho

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#7 PBZ

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Posted 08 June 2018 - 03:34 PM

I'm back, after taking a year off from SSD ^

 

Bringing the TitanTurian.

Almost everything I have is going to be up for sale or trade, including the gear bag. Need to make an attempt to pare down what I have.


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#8 Jeef

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 03:49 PM

I should be there. Anyone coming from capital region in NY that wants to car pool or something pm me.


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#9 Shade Wolf

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Posted 29 July 2018 - 02:31 PM

I will be there along with 2 friends. Now just to find out what that max FPS is in feet. I dont have those fancy technology stuff. I got plenty back ups that are legal without a doubt. Cant wait to shoo...uh see you all there.
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