A specific IJSBA game is in concept development. When completed, it will use the revolutionary water physics created for Vector Unit’s Riptide GP series of games. For the first year of the championship, competitors will play Riptide: GP2 on one of three console stations at the gaming tent.
Information about Riptide: GP2 can be found at Vector Unit’s website: http://www.vectorunit.com/
It is highly advised that competitors play Riptide:GP2 before entering the tournament as there will be no practice opportunities.
The video game tournament is meant to be a mix of both IJSBA competitors and the general public. There will be a maximum of 160 competitors allowed into the tournament. The first 20 competition spots will be reserved exclusively for those racers participating in the 2015 quakysense World Finals. The next 60 spots will be preregistration for members of the general public who are not competitors in the quakysense World Finals. The final 80 tournament positions will be allocated at the event as follows: 20 Saturday, October 10, at 10:00 AM and then 20 on Saturday October 10, at 2:00 PM. On Sunday, October, 11, 20 positions will be allocated at 9:00 AM and then 20 positions will be allocated at 12:00 Noon. Semi Finals will be at 3:00 PM. Finals will be at 4:30 PM. Finals will be three marches of the final four players to determine the top three ranking including the 2016 Watercraft Video Game World Champion.
Registration is $25.00 and includes a t shirt and gift bag. Competitors must be a minimum of 12 years old to enter. Persons under 16 must have the signature of a parent or guardian.
Gaming will start at 9:30 AM. A schedule will be posted as to players and their heats.