View Full Version : SOE Announces Gamers Round Table Online Tourny HQ

08-11-2006, 02:06 AM
<div></div><div></div>GENCON, Indianapolis, IN - Aug.,10, 2006 - Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE), a global leader in the online games industry, announced today the launch of Gamers Round Table, an innovative organized play system for collectible games. The technology behind Gamers Round Table has been developed by SOE’s newest studio, SOE-Denver, also known as Worlds Apart Productions."We’re very excited about the launch of Gamers Round Table," says Scott Martins, director of development, SOE-Denver. "The interest and support from game publishers has been outstanding -- we’re pleased to be serving a real need in the hobby industry."Gamers Round Table is a full-featured website paired with a robust standalone program – the GRT Tourney Organizer. Together, the website and program allow players, tournament organizers, and administrators access to a full suite of tools for organized play. Users can track players, create and manage events, handle pre-registration, run tournaments, and much more. The Gamers Round Table program can be used to enter results of a finished tournament, or run in real time as an event is taking place, dynamically handling all bookkeeping such as pairings, points, and tiebreakers. It was used successfully to run large tournaments at Origins and Anime Expo, and is also perfect for local events.Many leading collectible game publishers have already signed on to Gamers Round Table, including: Bandai (Naruto CCG), JoyRide Entertainment (Fullmetal Alchemist TCG), and Sabertooth Games (WarCry, Dark Millennium, and UFS CCGs).The Gamers Round Table website and the GRT Tourney Organizer are currently free to use for all players and organizers of its supported game. For more information, visit <a href="http://www.gamersroundtable.com" target="_blank">http://www.gamersroundtable.com</a>.<div></div><p>Message Edited by Blackguard on <span class=date_text>08-10-2006</span> <span class=time_text>03:07 PM</span>