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Note to all PASS Time Cup Participants: All Mercs have to be approved by your opponent. There are NO Default Mercs in the cup. You are allowed 1 Merc per game. Usual Merc rules apply.

There is also a known issue with the whitelist not working after changing the map, please use rcon tftrue_whitelist_id 14555

Announcing 6v6 Throwback Cup

Date September 23, 2023

Image by France Kaylus

Announcing the 6v6 Throwback Cup!

Almost a year ago, we held a Highlander Throwback Cup. Before our next 6v6 Season kicks-off, allow yourself to be drawn into the past… with some of the most beloved maps we have had the chance to play over the years! Hopefully you have recognized one of the most iconic maps that will be played, shown on the image above. But if you failed to recognize it, rest assured you will have other chances!

Schedule & Format

Signups – Open right now and will until the 6th October 18:00 CEST!

Group StageSaturday 7th October

  • 18:00: Best of 2
  • 19:30: Best of 2
  • 21:00: Best of 2

A pick and ban system will be used to choose the maps played as followed:

  • Team A bans a map
  • Team B bans a map
  • Team B picks a map
  • Team A picks a map

Note: If a team can’t choose which team they are, they may perform a Heavy Fist Fight.

PlayoffsSunday 8th October

  • 17:00: Best of 3
  • 19:00: Best of 3
  • 21:00: Best of 3
  • Team A picks a map
  • Team B picks a map
  • Team B bans a map
  • Team A bans a map
  • The remaining map is the decider

Note: Higher seed decides to be Team A or B.

Maps

Like in our previous edition, you will get to guess the maps directly on our Discord! With a new clue released every day at 18:00 CEST! However, all we can tell you for now is that there will be 5 maps in total.

Whitelist & Config

For this Throwback Cup, we will be removing the medic speed bonus from the tf2-comp-fixes and the whitelist (ID: 6262) used will be the one dated from Season 24! (That’s 7 years ago now!) Here is a non-exhaustive list of the weapons that you may want to use (or not) in this Mayhem…

  • Scout
    • Pretty Boy’s Pocket Pistol
    • Sandman
  • Soldier
    • Battalion’s Backup
    • Cow Mangler 5000
    • Market Gardener
  • Demoman
    • Quickiebomb Launcher
  • Medic
    • Vaccinator

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24 Comments

  1. Luigixby said:

    sagerion vuelve a la competision

  2. Armando said:

    pampam,

  3. dog: HIV+ said:

    banana

  4. WebPuck9: - SSI said:

    . _.

  5. Gigi: PANZER - hp said:

    this whitelist isnt the throwback people want..

  6. Qwam: G^ said:

    ^are joe is right, this cup sounded so much fun until the final word in the post

  7. Sitheach: :Brick: said:

    not even boomer players wanna play med without crusaders crossbow

  8. Sitheach: :Brick: said:

    I retract my above comment I am dumb and thought the unbanned weapons were the only weapons allowed ☠️

  9. Peams: TEMU said:

    ^ if only this was true

  10. Samus: BEER - Dr. med. said:

    change to s14 whitelist pls
    https://etf2l.org/2012/12/27/season-14-schedule-maps-and-unlocks/

  11. 0mger: L_? - HOUSE said:

    I Do Not Want To Play Against The Vaccinator

  12. staec: -.- said:

    I Do Not Want To Play Against The Vaccinator

  13. Dejvi: DBLE said:

    can’t wait to play cp_coldfront, cp_freight and ofc ctf_turbine
    If we’re not playing those…

  14. Cursed: fellas said:

    season 1 all over again?

  15. just.spy: -=DG=- said:

    death

  16. Pawel: MASON - *MUMBLE said:

    ban gunboats and it will be a good throwback

  17. theos: REMOVE - 322 said:

    Lovely whitelist. Im sure it will go well

  18. deshe: Mad - AirN said:

    I’m scared mom

  19. s0rce said:

    QUICKIE!

  20. wonder said:

    cp_badlands
    cp_well
    cp_freight
    cp_granary
    ctf_turbine

  21. NeuTronas said:

    wonder knows what he’s talking about.

  22. b0nes: [DA] - [DA] said:

    + badlands
    – koth
    about time. :-)

  23. goMY: dgenr8 - CH said:

    hi

  24. FL1X: SYG said:

    I don’t think even adding the vaccinator would make medics wanna play without scout speed