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World Doom League Winter 2017 Signups are Open!

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The seventh season of the World Doom League is officially open for signups! >> SIGN UP HERE << Signups will close Tuesday, January 31st, 2017.

Signups for the seventh WDL season are now open! The first six seasons have been a huge success thanks to our great community and we hope to continue that into our Winter 2017 season. If you'd like to be a part of the league, it's time to jump on over to the signup thread and put your name down.

If you are unfamiliar with the WDL, read on for more information.

What is the World Doom League?

The WDL is a 3-on-3 CTF league, played on Odamex, and built on tried and true competitive traditions. In the WDL, 4 man teams are built when captains take turns selecting players before the season through what is known as the "draft".

The WDL is currently projected to be composed of six to eight teams. These teams will compete in a "regular season" schedule that allows them to qualify for a playoff tournament, a concept you're surely familiar with if you follow any major professional sport organization. The regular season should last five weeks with an additional two weeks of playoff contention.

The WDL is currently an OPEN league. However, the league reserves the right to deny free agency to select players under certain conditions. Players from 5 continents and over a dozen countries have already played in the league. Those who show a proactive, vested interest in the the league, the game, and the community are most likely to be drafted onto teams.

How can I get involved?

That's simple!

The easiest way to get involved with the WDL is to play Private CTF. Private CTF, or "privs", are organized games of Capture the Flag played on private servers only available to members of the community. Don't worry though, you don't have to sign up for anything to play. All you have to do is visit us on IRC and jump into a game!

The IRC server information for the WDL is as follows:

Server: irc.quakenet.org
Channel: #wdl

Will I make it onto a WDL team?

While there is no guarantee that a new player will make it onto an WDL roster, dedication to the game and the apparent will to do well at it will take you a long way in the process of securing a roster spot. Even backups and free agents usually get an opportunity to play in WDL games. Some of CTFs brightest stars have come from stepping up when opportunity called.

Even if you do not secure a spot on a team through the WDL Draft, a continued interest often allows you an opportunity to play during the season by way of a "free agent signing". By receiving and accepting an invite, you are immediately a free agent and can be picked up onto any roster during the season. Some of the league's most notable players got their start like this.

How does the WDL benefit me?

Although some free agents may not make it onto a team, being involved in the WDL community has its benefits. Aside from playing with some of the best CTF players in the world daily, by means of private CTF or WDL league activity, many great friendships have been born out of past endeavors (such as the WDL's predecessor, the IDL).

Leagues like the WDL have gone a long way by uniting once rival doomers and turning them into respected opponents and, more importantly, close friends. The WDL scene could be daunting at first, and most players have to work for in-game recognition, but the bonds within the WDL are some of the closest I've ever seen with over 15+ years in the Doom Community.

So what are you waiting for? Check out the website and forums, and more importantly, come see us on IRC and get ready for the upcoming season!

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Not sure how many signups you got. If you see on the list "known" cheaters like turSKA. Which was suspicious in 2010 after beating ocelot in the final. There were provided a lot proofs around russian community the ghosting played major part in this game. For many people is ocelot still the winner.

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MaxNostar said:

Not sure how many signups you got. If you see on the list "known" cheaters like turSKA. Which was suspicious in 2010 after beating ocelot in the final. There were provided a lot proofs around russian community the ghosting played major part in this game. For many people is ocelot still the winner.

Hahaha... oh wow, now that's a blast from the past. It's like you've slept through an era or two. Who are these many people not accepting oce's loss? I don't think I've met them!

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MaxNostar said:

Not sure how many signups you got. If you see on the list "known" cheaters like turSKA. Which was suspicious in 2010 after beating ocelot in the final. There were provided a lot proofs around russian community the ghosting played major part in this game. For many people is ocelot still the winner.

The WDL is approved by Putin

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dew said:

Hahaha... oh wow, now that's a blast from the past. It's like you've slept through an era or two. Who are these many people not accepting oce's loss? I don't think I've met them!


They are rather unknown but good coders with passion for competition. Also ive seen you joined WDL too. I heard rumours about Player4 joining the WDL too. He will probably unstoppable on odamex with his cheats. Notorious cheater on odamex. Very good. GL everyone. Its really nasty from Ralphis. Calling a very good players like you to play in WDL, when he got players like ghostkiller, player4, ?metalguy?. If i was you, i probably go for captain position... There is probably nothing worse than play at 2 am with players like that...GL

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Rofl thanks for accusing Player4 of cheating Capo but uhhhh I've literally never seen evidence of that.

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