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Berlin, 18th February 2014: All eyes may be on
Sochi, but it’s also raining medals in the sandbox-shooter
Brick-Force! Brick-athletes from all over the
world gather for the official
Brick Winter Games! From now until the 24th
February, eSportsmen and brick fans can collect points and prizes
in eight different disciplines. Winners will be rewarded with gold
medals and xp buffs to commemorate their achievements.
Success requires athletes to prove themselves as the sharpest
shooter and the speediest racer, in both the snowman hunt and the
steeplechase. A overall ranking will be split between the
participating nations and all players from the winning territory
will receive the rewards. In order to provide a fair playing field,
rankings will be based on average kill count per territory.
The events of the week at a glance:
• Brick-Nations trophy
o The ranking shows the most successful nations during the whole
Brick Winter Games. All participants from the victorious nation
will be rewarded with XP buffs.
o A test of accuracy where the three sharpest
• Bricklympic Spirit
o The cooperative competition, in which
teamwork skills are put to the test.
• Brick Hockey
o In this discipline, it 's time to head into
• Shoot the Snowman
o A snowman is on the loose in the Olympic
Brick village and it’s time to go on the hunt!
• Brick Jumping
o An obstacle course that demands endurance
and agility from all Brick-athletes.
o Who is the fastest on the track? Be warned
though: Weapons are allowed…and encouraged!
• Cross-country Bricking
o Fast, faster, Cross Bricker! A test of
direction and wildnerness survival. Get to the end quickly, but
watch out along the way!
For further information about the Brick Winter Games, the
sequence of the individual events and the game download visit the
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