Cygnus Pizza Race March Tournament Thread

Welcome to the first monthly tournament of season 2! A new track is about to be released, and the tournament stakes have never been higher.

For beings just joining us, let’s go over the rules:

  • Post below or contact us on twitter to sign up
  • Share the track list below so that everyone can vote on tracks for the racers to compete on. They will be run in the order of votes. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place tracks will be run in that order, etc.
  • There will be a kick off stream on Saturday morning that will open the challenge. At that point, just go into Settings -> Reset Track Times, as it’ll be easier to collect your track times.
  • Race those tracks all you want, and get those great race times! Make sure to screenshot your times.
  • Post your best times for the tracks to twitter/this thread/steam. At least to one of these for it to count!
  • FINAL TIMES must be posted by Sunday Morning, 10am Eastern Time.
  • The FINALISTS will be contacted to arrange a costream Sunday (at a mutually good time), and then the final race is a head-to-head costream, best out of 5… on the brand new track!
  • Due to the odd number of entrants, the top 8 times on the qualifying track 11 (Polaris 1) will go to the semifinals to race in the bracketed competition.

What good is a contest without prizes?

Well, here’s what you’re competing for!

  • Every official contestant gets a unique set of stickers, only for this tourney.
  • The winner gets an official Cygnus Pizza Race hat, as seen in game (and not for sale), an in-game decal for their ship (of their own graphic), a pizza, and automatic entry into the Tournament of Champions where they will compete for a paid voice role in Smugglers of Cygnus.

Good luck Pizza Pilots!

Recap!

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Let’s meet the tracks!

Level 1 , the CPF Single Topping. A simple and fast oval race track:
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Level 2 , Solaxis Track 1. This is a winding track through the sunny sands with a few popups and curves:
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Level 3 , Klaatu Omega Track 1. The harsh light of the gas giant casts a blue light on this winding and technical track:
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Level 4 , CPF Mega with Everything. A super tight track inside the hangar bay of a ship of the mammoth pizza delivery fleet:
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Level 5 , Solaxis Track 2. Back to Solaxis for a race across red sands with long straightaways for very high speeds and a few tight turns to keep you on your toes:
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Level 6 , Solaxis Track 3. Winding, complicated curves interspersed with breakneak straightaways make a track where one mistake can make or break your race:
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Level 7 , Klaatu Omega Track 2. Hairpin turns and elevation changes require precision control of the turbo and airbrakes:
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Level 8 , Solaxis Track 4. The lead you build in the corkscrew can be lost in a moment on the tight switchback climb to the summit:
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Level 9 , the Mathesar Belt. Dodging asteroids and attempting to collect toppings in the cockpit of the fastest ship in the Cygnus Pizza Delivery Fleet is a huge challenge, and a moment’s lapse can result in a humiliating 50 point run:
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Level 10 , the dreaded Proteinosphere. Designed as a test track for handling and performance, this track barely clings to the surface of an asteroid and requires absolute concentration and mastery to cross the line with even one topping:
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Level 11 , Polaris Track 1. The first exciting track of Season 2, this is a high-speed dash through a snowy landscape with a few light curves and one extreme hairpin where races are won or lost:
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Remember to vote now for your favorite tracks!

Choose your 4 favorite tracks for the tournament:
  • Track 1
  • Track 2
  • Track 3
  • Track 4
  • Track 5
  • Track 6
  • Track 7
  • Track 8
  • Track 9
  • Track 10
  • Track 11

0 voters

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I have decided to join the race, so I will see everyone at race start on March 12. Not expecting to make it past the first heat (Are you feeling lucky in the draw?) because my times are the baseline for third place, but I will definitely show despite my times being . . .

“SOOOOOO DISAPPOINTING!”

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I have more chance finding bugs, ya know “doing a Angelbee” manoeuvre

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Same here. While Angelbee Corner has been fixed, she’s not been forgotten whatsoever.

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Welcome @L1L_F3LL4! Happy to see you’re joining the tourney :wave:

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I got topped in with the succulent thought of dough and toppings

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Noooooooot disappointing at all!!! Glad to see you put in the racing goggles!!

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Speaking of AngelBee…

Little easter egg in memory of her testing contribution :slight_smile:

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RC 1 build of the new March track is all set.

Couple new arcade style features on this track, by popular demand. I hope everyone has a great time with this on March 14!

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Once again, it’s time to MEET THE RACERS!

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HourADayGamer looks to claim another title and reign supreme! While his opponents will be eating a full serving of his space dust, his customers will enjoy the hottest and freshest tasting pizza in the galaxy.
Catch his streams on twitch!

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StefenGalaxy (Don’t call me Stephen) is a long time evening streamer who loves popping balloons and playing retro and indie games. He’s every bit as serious a podium chasing racing fanatic as his glamourous portrait suggests, and thinks nothing of dunking on opponents with his vast soundboard.
You can watch StefenGalaxy on twitch!

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Thales Guimarães, often called by his fans the Paganini of Pizza and the Beethoven of Breadsticks enjoys trash talking opponents and wearing heavy coats. He has a natural advantage on cold weather tracks, but really joined the tournament just to visit the sun-baked plains of Solaxis.
Check out his awesome music at tacgmusic.com

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HankTheHippy has an easy-going approach to life, but he’s laser focused on the track. Losing to @HourADayGamer in January by under 2 seconds, HankTheHippy hungers for vengeance almost as much as a hot fresh slice of danger.
You can catch his max-chill streams on twitch!

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Sten Pett is a racer with a passion for precision and a dynamic daredevil who will stop at nothing to accomplish his twin goals in life: total pizza domination, and making it run on Linux. An avid obsolete software collector and metal enthusiast, he is entirely in it for the hat.
You could follow Sten, but he’d rather you didn’t.

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IndieGameiacs is a podcaster, streamer, reviewer, indie journalist and beard hobbyist with a one track mind. He came in second in the pre-season, but now he’s back in his trademark teal racer to go beard-to-beard with his number one competitor, HourADayGamer.
You can follow Indiegamiacs on Twitch or on YouTube!

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Judo Cruise loves streaming indie games, cheering, and destroying other racers with his flair and infinite screen stare. Nobody can touch his lap times or his hair, and he intends to cruise by the competition while dropping memes like bits. That prize pizza is as good as his!
Catch his exciting high-energy streams on twitch!

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Jim G King Some say he’s the heir to Rick Flair, others say he’s the man who cried when Michael Jordan took up golf. The thing we all need to find out is how hungry is he for victory?
Catch his awesome streams on Twitch

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Chaoticfear19 is a passionate reviewer and indie game player often seen on the better twitch streams, or leaving well-thought-out reviews. His calm demeanor hides a ravenous competitor who will stop at nothing to decimate detractors and reach the pinnacle of pizza perfection.
Check out his great reviews on Youtube

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Ap0calypticCheese’s sweet cuddly persona, like the firm golden brown crust of a perfectly spherical Cygnus Pizza, hides an interior of molten awesome. When not destroying aliens as Master Chef or promoting charities, Ap0calypticCheese practices in secret. Memorizing every turn, every boost, every press of the accelerator.
Watch his amazing streams on Twitch

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HammersmithOn dispenses spicy advice and hot takes while topping the competition through pure determination. This is a racer ready to put the hammer down… on the accelerator!
Don’t miss his streams on Twitch

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L1L F3LL4 is part wyvern, part man, part myth, and all speed. Tireless in his promotion of his fellow indies, he and his wife form an amazing team chasing the ultimate glory: the Cygnus Pizza hat. Will they take home the prize, or have to buy their own pizza?
Watch them on Twitch to see!

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Indiana Crohns, the man who doesn’t know the meaning of the word quit. He is hoping to take home the ultimate prize, and possibly a sponsored dictionary. One word this racing dynamo won’t have to look up is fast, because he will not rest until he’s setting galactic records on every track!
Come hang out and see his amazing plague doctor masks on Twitch

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CaptainOatsTV may be Canadian, but he’s not sorry about how much heat he’s about to drop on the track. He’s about to trade up from a pizza planet to a pizza galaxy hat.
Watch his great variety streams on Twitch

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GardenOfIndie is new to streaming, but he’s no stranger to intense racing! After dismissing the famed Proteinosphere as too easy and obliterating some of Season 1’s best tracks, he decided that it was time for a real challenge. Armed only with precision and a feline chewbacca, he’s going all the way.
Check out his late night stream and help him reach affiliate on Twitch

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TheLamppostGaming is the light at the end of the track! He’s so fast, he’s been known to hand over the controls to his daughter mid-race to give others an even chance. That all ends once the tournament starts, he’ll be taking no prisoners. Don’t worry if you can’t keep up, he’ll keep the light on for you in the winner’s circle.
Don’t miss Lamp’s streams on Twitch

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Miguel Portillo develops amazing games and amazing beard care products… when he’s not laying down mind-blowing track times! In the battle of the beards, only one bearded warrior can emerge supreme, but who will it be?
As long as they’re using scented pixel, pizza and victory will smell amazing.
Check out Miguel Portillo’s games on Itch, and his great beard products on his site

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Wooooo!!! Can’t wait until Friday!!!

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Best of luck to you all. I look forward to the videos! :checkered_flag: :checkered_flag: :checkered_flag:

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Best of luck to everyone!

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Welcome @Chaoticfear19! I can’t wait to see how you do on the track :slight_smile:

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Starting to see some great times come in!
https://clips.twitch.tv/SincereUnsightlyMuleOpieOP-oBDTf-DOeHyJdYHW
1:16:12 on Track 11 from Indiegameiacs!

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@Chaoticfear19 coming in hot!
1:14:58 on track 11

Wait, what’s this? 1:11:32?? Oooo it’s heating up!

HOLY COW! Look at those numbers come down! 01:08:22 is a stellar time from this rookie racer!

Track 3 in 1:04:58, a great time!

Track 4 in just: 1:09:92

Then improved to just 00:58:24! What an amazing time for track 4

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And now @HourADayGamer coming in at 1:07:26!

And track 4 at 00:56:92!

Track 3 at 01:07:54

Shaving that time down! 01:05:54

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A new time from JimGKing posted last night on track 11: 01:25:56

Huge improvement in time here on track 11! 1:16:62

JimGKing shaving those times down, with 1:12:82 on Track 11!

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Seeing some great numbers from @TheLamppostGaming!

Track 11 in 1:11:98! A great time

Shaving those seconds off, down to a phenomenal 1:09:88 on Track 11!

Track 4 in just 1:00:40!

Bringing the heat in track 3 at 1:05:28

Shaving down those seconds! 1:04:56 on track 3

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