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kaori
23rd November 2008, 04:57 PM
The month of December will open a special challenge, consisting of 3 round in Phantom, with imposed ship.

From December 1st to December 10th, send a photo with your best time on the track Sebenco Climb normal with this ship : Auricom
From December 11th to December 22th, send a photo with your best time on the track Moa Therma reverse with this ship : Qirex
From December 22th to December 31th, send a photo with your best time on the track Ubermall reverse with this ship : EG-X

For the first challenge, just know that the ship will be imposed one of the 4 following: Feisar, Mirage, Auricom, Goteki 45
For the second challenge, the ship will be imposed one of the 4 following: AG-Systems, Qirex, Triakis, Icaras
For the third challenge, the ship will be imposed one of the 4 following: Harimau, Assegaļ, Piranha, EG-X

For circuits, it will be a total surprise.

The ranking will be just as the sum of 3 times.

Good Luck.

Final Ranking here (http://wipeoutzone.com/forum/showpost.php?p=107360&postcount=65)

Final ranking on Sebenco Climb normal:


Flashback_Jack 22.26 (WipEout arEna member)
eLhabib 22.31
Wotan998 22.32
DjKyoto 22.48
kanar 22.56
Asayyeah 22.69
kingheim 22.69 (WipEout arEna member)
leungbok 22.73
kaori714 22.80
pirhapac 22.86
luxoflux 22.97
alteregorr 23.10
Connavar 23.26
rushinmonkey 23.37
osama-bin-haydn 23.41
ExpitariuS 23.65
chboing 23.71
radiumx 23.76
acrooklyn 23.87
il_NiK 23.91
kgb1971 24.30
Blackwiggle 24.34
AKRO2 25.10 (WipEout arEna member)

Final ranking on Moa Therma reverse:
1. Flashback_Jack 23.06
2. djKyoto 23.22
3. kingheim 23.27
4. Wotan998 23.29
5. Luxoflux 23.30
5. pirhapac 23.30
7. leungbok 23.35
8. chboing 23.38
9. osama-bin-haydn 23.40
10. Asayyeah 23.41
11. il_NiK 23.45
12. eLhabib 23.48
13. kaori714 23.62
14. trendf 23.63
15. alteregorr 23.64
16. cnmth 23.67
17. Connavar 23.71
18. Flx2lx 23.72
19. rushinmonkey 23.87
20. Zackdem 24.87 (WipEout arEna member)

Final ranking on Ubermall reverse:


Flashback_Jack 19.93
kingheim 20.08
Connavar 20.26
Wotan998 20.32
osama-bin-hayden 20.35
pirhapac 20.37
djKyoto 20.40
leungbok 20.45
Daguet_Rapide 20.51
eLhabib 20.54
kaori714 20.69
Asayyeah 20.77
chboing 20.78
alteregorr 20.90
stin_wz 20.97
Luxoflux 21.26
il_Nik 21.45




PS : eg Vineta K normal with AG-S, time : 20.00, take the picture just after finishline, when your time is flashing.

http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/12/06/70/68/th/wohd_212.jpg
(http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/12/06/70/68/wohd_210.jpg)

kaori
1st December 2008, 08:13 PM
Take Auricom on Sebenco Climb normal!
Post your time here or send me the picture at kaori714 by PSN.

kanar
1st December 2008, 09:16 PM
OF COURSE I'll try that mate. Thanks for organizing this. Here's my slot for updating my times (did I say somewhere I should take a break? lol).

22.56 now

djKyoto
1st December 2008, 10:18 PM
/edit. I'll start the ball rolling with a PB 22:93.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v674/djaka/Non-DDR-Pics/DSC00330.jpg

kaori
1st December 2008, 11:40 PM
Yes speed lap of course!

rdmx
2nd December 2008, 12:19 AM
Spot reserved and probably won't be used.:pirate

kaori
5th December 2008, 12:54 PM
New record by leungbok, 22.89, and 23.01 for me.
you can set the camera to see clearly the flashing time.

http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/12/06/70/68/th/leungb10.jpg (http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=74&u=12067068) http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/12/06/70/68/th/kaori710.jpg (http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=75&u=12067068)

EDIT : 22.89 for kingheim and Wotan998 (and leungbok)... http://i76.servimg.com/u/f76/12/06/70/68/th/affich10.jpg (http://www.servimg.com/image_preview.php?i=76&u=12067068) :D

Wotan
5th December 2008, 09:45 PM
I made a 22.83 sec tonight , but i left practice before saving my time :?

So i begin a new session , and i beat my record :beer

http://img122.imageshack.us/img122/6527/dsc00651jc7.jpg

djKyoto
6th December 2008, 12:56 AM
Holy crap. Thats fast Wotan :clap

I've got a few more laps to do now. Must stop this french invasion. :D

/edit - Improved to 22:84

rushin
7th December 2008, 07:57 PM
some very fast times. I've managed 23.37 which i'm happy with, and is top 20 apparently :lol

curious if people are somehow managing a boost just before start line to get the uber times. Have tried repeatedly but tend to either smack the wall very hard or have to slow down to the point i am level with my ghost which didnt do it..

kanar
7th December 2008, 09:33 PM
with or without boost on the starting line, rushin, the result is the same. Of course the 1st alternative is harder, just to gain 0.05 or 0.10...

rushin
8th December 2008, 12:20 AM
in that case let me say again you are very good :) i had another go this evening and got several laps within .05 or so of my time, no way faster though!

can you believe i have a blister from using only the analogue stick :blarg

kanar
8th December 2008, 08:29 AM
thanks mate, but I must thank myself elhabib's ghost. He was one of the firsts, with Larikun (what happened to him? not a wiper anymore? lol) to break the 23.00 barrier, & I'm sure we can lower that time under 22.00 with of course, -a lot of- practice.

djKyoto
8th December 2008, 10:00 AM
Managed a 22.68 somehow with missing the last speed pad or boost barrel roll. Dammit. I know a low 22 is possible if everything clicked for one lap.

OBH
8th December 2008, 02:27 PM
Dont think ill get into the 22s.
Im not all that good on sebenco, and auricom is a difficult craft for me to use.

eLhabib
9th December 2008, 02:23 AM
Oh my GOD, what a SL session I just had. Managed to whip out a 22.31 (http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k166/eLhabib/wipEout%20HD/wohd_20081209_010439jpg.jpg) (!!!) after 86 laps, and then, drunk from all the adrenalin, after taking the picture I selected quit race instead of end session! AAAARGH! No record uploaded!!! Took me another 2 and a half full sessions (237 laps!) to reach a 22.32 (http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k166/eLhabib/wipEout%20HD/wohd_20081209_031520jpg.jpg) again and save it! So on the record tables, Wotan and me are equaled now - but for this competition I have a lead by 0.01 seconds! :D

btw: I'm convinced a sub-22 time is entirely possible with Auricom, I've beaten my own ghost by over half a second up to the peak of the hill, but then always failed to stick it in the end section (lots of BRs and a tricky turbo spot...)

djKyoto
9th December 2008, 05:58 AM
Stuffed the last corner, yet again. But I managed to nail the boost roll, so I ended up with a 22.48. I don't think I want to try this again.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v674/djaka/Non-DDR-Pics/wohd_20081209_163006jpg.jpg

kanar
9th December 2008, 07:08 AM
quote : Michael Corleone said :"Just When I Thought I Was Out, They Pull Me Back In". Ok tonight I must improve my time.

Wotan
9th December 2008, 09:09 AM
Wow , congrats to elHabib and djKyoto . I thought my record was quiet , but now i must do another session tonight ^^ . I hope to break 22.00 sec barrier (i'm agree with you elHabib , it's possible)

kaori
9th December 2008, 11:39 AM
I'm not at home currently, so I can't put here your times sent on my PS3 (like Asayyeah).
I'll do it saturday. Tomorrow I will tell you my new challenge... on a reverse track.

OBH
9th December 2008, 07:07 PM
i have no idea what im missing on sebenco. id love for you to upload your ghost djkyoto, thats a seriously quick time my friend. good job :)

djKyoto
10th December 2008, 12:47 AM
I'm still not happy with it, but it's close enough to eLhabib's and wotan's times.
I know another half second is possible, but nailing the right lines on every corner and getting all 4 barrel rolls (well I do 4 anyway) is a pain in the ass.

Luxoflux
10th December 2008, 03:19 PM
Hmm, Im not gonna reach a low 22 today. So congrats to Wotan and eLhabib. By the way my best time is 22.97. I just keep missing those damm speedpads

kaori
10th December 2008, 05:42 PM
My new challenge, from tomorrow to 20th december... Qirex on Moa Therma Reverse.

You can send your last times Auricom/Sebenco Climb until tomorrow, 12:00 GMT.

Good luck.

chboing
11th December 2008, 11:41 AM
23.68 for moa therma , proof is in your messages kaori :)
for sebenco, dont have the proof you'll have to believe my incredible 23.71 :)

chboing

OBH
11th December 2008, 07:55 PM
23.40 :)
22's is deffinitly possible, just need some sweet racing lines, and a perfect boost. Ill stick with that for now though!

Wotan
11th December 2008, 08:02 PM
23.40 too ( missing one speed pad and not perfect line ) . I'll improve that tonight ;)

Where do you use your boost haydn ?

OBH
11th December 2008, 08:05 PM
just before the long mag strip, after the left hander - well, as early as i dare.

you come out of that corner so slow, even if you hit the boost. I just cant see anywhere else of more value to use it than there.

Wotan
11th December 2008, 08:08 PM
Well , i'll try this method . For now i use my boost between the 2 speed pads on the second mag strip ;)

OBH
11th December 2008, 08:12 PM
nah your already at speed surely? unless im the only one who tries to use my boosts when their most needed - i.e, when your ships at its slowest.

djKyoto
11th December 2008, 08:31 PM
For now i use my boost between the 2 speed pads on the second mag strip ;)

I do this, but i'll try haydn's spot also.

23.22 btw. I can't see myself getting a sub 23 tbh.

Wotan
11th December 2008, 08:42 PM
Wow , fast time mate , congrats ;)

So you think my method is faster ? (I improve to 23.36 , missing the same speed pad ^^)

Edit : 23.30 , missing the ..... :lol

djKyoto
11th December 2008, 08:48 PM
Well, theres a boost right at the start of the mag strip (imho a bitch to get), and I'm not sure how much benefit a track boost gives you im comparsion to when you're using your weapon speed boost or not. I'm guessing not as much as when you're using it, so I tend to use it in the gap where there is no track boosts.

Qirex sucks for the first corner also, I was always behind my previous Icarus ghost (23.31), but I made up the time on the tight left hander.

trentdf
12th December 2008, 12:17 PM
right now im at 23.80, but what's frustrating is that on my good laps i ALWAYS miss the triple speed pad (that 23.80 i managed to nick one), and manage to clip that second jutty outy bit. I'll try your guys's boost spot, but right now im using it out of the tight left hander, towards the trip. sp.
Any tips on pitch? right now im only pitching up at first hairpin.

Plus this is a blast, shoulda tried the sebenco one.

OBH
12th December 2008, 04:09 PM
cant get it right as quirex. 23.40 is my best, even when i tried with harimau 23.22 is the highest i got.

with luck ill match djkyotos time at best.

eLhabib
12th December 2008, 05:00 PM
The Qirex doesn't suit me - at least that's my excuse ;) Feels like an overweight AG-SYS, without the acceleration. Always following the nose around the track.
Anyway, here is my 23.48 (http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k166/eLhabib/wipEout%20HD/wohd_20081212_170218jpg.jpg), I don't think I'll improve on that, simply don't like this particular craft and track.

leungbok
12th December 2008, 05:52 PM
I slowly improve, tenths by tenths, lol http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/9794/wohd20081212194213jpgpj5.jpg

Luxoflux
12th December 2008, 06:29 PM
I got 23.30. I did miss a speedpad though. Not the one at the beginning of the mag strip but the very first speedpad. Stupid me.

H3avyM3tal
17th December 2008, 02:11 PM
I should really start looking here more oftenly. Will be entering the challange when I get home!

(Though I won't be much of a challange... lol).

Asayyeah
17th December 2008, 02:38 PM
23.41 here
Experimenting a BR ( not succeeded atm but really close to execute it ) : just before the long mag strip, there's the left hander, on the right curve before it , there's a mini hill ( right side of the track) you can have enough air to BR but you miss a speedpad ( the one on the left)
My turbo location is at the end of the 1st mag strip.

il_NIK
17th December 2008, 07:12 PM
23.45, same turbo location of most of you (between the two mag stripes)

kaori
20th December 2008, 06:34 PM
Big and heavy schedule with France Anzac, so the challenge 2, on Moa Therma Reverse with Qirex will take end monday 22th december, 18:00 GMT

djKyoto
22nd December 2008, 08:55 AM
Any hints on the 3rd rounds track/ship? :pirate

kaori
22nd December 2008, 10:35 AM
EG-X on Ubermall Reverse

djKyoto
22nd December 2008, 12:17 PM
Thanks Kaori. Just did a couple hundred laps of it. Will post my time soon. ^_^

eLhabib
22nd December 2008, 01:46 PM
My first 99 lap session on Ubermall produced a 20.54 on lap 50. Far from a perfect run, I'm convinced sub-20 is possible with EG-X. Will try to improve soon.

stin
22nd December 2008, 06:38 PM
21.63 :(, needs to learn alot!

My first attempt :)

stevie:)

alterego
23rd December 2008, 07:12 AM
Hi All!

aaargh! EG-X don't suite me......I don't like its physics.....after a lot of laps I brake the 21 sec barrier, but I don't recognize myself in this result... :(

go go go to train myself on this unusual ship (for me) :D

Read You soon
CdRom

blackwiggle
23rd December 2008, 07:18 AM
This challenge has KIGO1987 written all over it.
EGX being one of his favorite crafts.

But then again.:paperbag

djKyoto
23rd December 2008, 08:46 AM
Where do you use your boost eLhabib?

This speed lap is kinda annoying, cause if you hit the wall on the 2nd chicane after your first barrel roll, you can fit in a third barrel roll in that part of the track.

I just did like 20 laps and took another 0.09 of yesterdays time, with missing 2 or the 3 speed pads before the 2nd chicane. Bah.

KIGO1987
23rd December 2008, 08:47 AM
Fuk it! I missed Moa Therma, So its Ubermall Reverse with EGX, ill give it a shot:D I need to be in the right vibe to nail some records though, maybe a lil later on.

djKyoto
23rd December 2008, 08:51 AM
Maybe if you're quick and Kaori's nice, you can sneak in a quick Moa Therma lap. ;)

eLhabib
23rd December 2008, 09:55 AM
djKyoto: I boost right at the end - after the double speed pad on the long left, the turn gets a bit tighter, which makes you lose speed. I turn hard and a soon as I am pointing in the direction of the finish line, I hit the turbo.

More important question: which way do you go on the split? Left side has 3 speed pads, right side only 2, but right side still seems faster to me...

KIGO1987
23rd December 2008, 10:02 AM
Lol, thats up to Kaori:g

Right is quicker. Cause its shorter and more of a stright than a tighter bend like in the left turn.

djKyoto
23rd December 2008, 10:55 AM
I'm going at the left atm, cause it's got the extra speed pad, but i'll try going back to the right. I use the boost right at the end also, in a similar spot.

/First post update kaori?

leungbok
26th December 2008, 01:13 PM
Just did a 20.51 ubermall Rev/egx, i agree with Elhabib, it's possible to low under 20 with this ship :nod

Asayyeah
26th December 2008, 04:30 PM
20.77 here : nasty 1st chicane

btw EGX is the worst i tested by far :nod

eLhabib
26th December 2008, 08:45 PM
It's definitely a weird ship in terms of physics, yeah, don't like it much either...

Oh and a little hint for the first chicane: turn blindly and extremely hard into the right with full airbrakes, and then do a sideshift left for the exit!

stin
27th December 2008, 08:37 PM
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=G9iGmENwzz4

21.10:paperbag

stevie:(

leungbok
27th December 2008, 09:17 PM
Nice run Stevie ! You can use your boost a little bit sooner, nose up & br before reaching the finish line ;)

stin
30th December 2008, 04:27 PM
Merci mate!

I`m now to 21.01

20.97

stevie:)

djKyoto
31st December 2008, 12:19 AM
Current ranking on Moa Therma reverse:


Shouldn't that say Ubermall Reverse? ;)

alterego
31st December 2008, 10:35 AM
Hi All!

At least I made a 20.90 with EG-X in Ubermall Rev and a best (for now ;) ) of 20.80 with Icaras.....not bad, but i feel that i loose something around the track..... :D

Read You soon
CdRom

kaori
1st January 2009, 06:29 PM
The challenge will end in 90 minutes.
Players who lack a time on the first or second challenge can play and send their time before 90 minutes.

kaori
1st January 2009, 09:16 PM
Final Ranking :


Flashback_Jack 1'05"25
Wotan998 + 0"68
kingheim + 0"79
djKyoto + 0"85
eLhabib + 1"08
pirhapac + 1"28
leungbok + 1"28
Asayyeah + 1"62
kaori714 + 1"86
osama-bin-haydn + 1"91
Connavar + 1"98
Luxoflux + 2"28
alteregorr + 2"39
chboing + 2"62
il_Nik + 3"56
rushinmonkey + 1"92 (only 2 challenges)
kanar + 0"30 (only 1 challenge)
trendf + 0"57
Daguet_Rapide + 0"58
cnmth + 0"61
Flx2lx + 0"66
stin_wz + 1"04
ExpitariuS + 1"39
acrroklyn + 1"61
Zackdem + 1"81
KGB1971 + 2"04
blackwiggle + 2"08
AKRO2 + 2"84

Thanks to all players!
This challenge will be back!

leungbok
1st January 2009, 10:44 PM
Hey mate, did you noticed my improvement at 20.45 on ubermall R/egx, not that it changes alot the ranking, but it was hard to make this lap, lol.

djKyoto
1st January 2009, 11:56 PM
4th place. not bad, for me. Nice ubermall lap Kingheim.

OBH
2nd January 2009, 11:45 AM
crap i spent all that time trying to get a good lap in and didnt even right it down here. Not that 20.35 would have won it for me anyway.

KGB
3rd January 2009, 12:58 AM
Err how did i enter this one people? Just seen my name on a list.

RJ O'Connell
3rd January 2009, 07:05 PM
I'll be ready this January for the next challenge! :g