May Tournament for the Cygnus Pizza Race!

Welcome to the May Tournament! Another month, another new track, another shot at a great competition, prizes, and loads of trash talk.

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. At least to one of these for it to count!
  • FINAL TIMES FOR ALL TRACKS 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 13 (Vulcan) 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 stickers only available to tourney racers.
  • The finalists both get special root beer themed beard oil custom made by Scented Pixel
  • 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 .

Here are the official tracks for the competition! First, Track 13 to qualify for the Amazing Eight, then Track 12, Track 10, and the Finals will be on the new Track 14!

Now with the Qualifier over, here’s the brackets!

Good luck Pizza Pilots!

Leaderboards for this month are amazing!

Unfortunately, only the top 8 on track 13 made it to the brackets, but here we have them:

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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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Level 12, Polaris Track 2. The qualifying track for the April tournament and the second track of Season 2, this arcade-inspired track has a shortcut, a jump, and some pretty rough surprises in store for the unwary! Proceed with caution and all speed!

Level 13, Vulcan. The final track of the April tourney, this race track is all about timing and awareness. Racing on a live volcano on a newly formed planet is too hot for most!

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
  • Track 12

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Before we intro the racers, let’s take a look at some of the cool prizes!
This month’s prizes include

  • Stickers for every racer who wants some
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  • Both finalists get a unique root-beer scented beard oil, thanks to a crossover with Scented Pixel Beard Care Shop – Tertiarymap

  • The winner gets a unique hat, just like the one worn by the in-game commentator

  • An in-game race decal on your car (based on your personal logo)

  • A free pizza on us (This is the best reason to compete! Who doesn’t love pizza?)
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  • A spot in the tournament of champions for a shot at a paid voice role in Smugglers of Cygnus

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I got my votes in! C’mon folks, let’s see what you’ve got!

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I think it took my vote? Lol

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Sure looks like it! I believe so far only myself and @HourADayGamer had voted, so that makes you third :slight_smile:
Are you hopping in the tourney this year? I’d love to see it!

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Nice! I can’t wait to see you in the tourney this month and see what you bring to the world that is pizza delivery!!! :smiley:

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Ready to play with the big boys?

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It’s going to be a great tourney this month! I can’t wait to see how you folks do.

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This month, we have two MCs in the Winner’s Circle:
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HourADayGamer has retired to the wealth and prestige of the intergalactic sports commentator circuit after his two back-to-back wins. He’ll be back for the Tournament of Champions, but don’t worry, I’m sure he will post his insight (and track times) to inspire the other racers this month. As a retired champion, he was in a position to help refine the April track and help us prepare it for the big event.
Catch his streams on twitch!

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Indiana Crohns, the man who doesn’t know the meaning of the word quit. He took the tracks by storm in the April tourney, with a fiery win on track 13. He will be back to claim the ultimate prize in the Tournament of Champions - but don’t worry, he will also share his encouragement, critiques, and phenomenal track times with this month’s racers!
Come hang out and see his amazing plague doctor masks on Twitch

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Now once again, it’s time to MEET THE RACERS!

First, the veterans:

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HankTheHippy has an easy-going approach to life, but he’s laser focused on the track. HankTheHippy hungers for a title almost as much as a hot fresh slice of danger. With his new Team Captain Cinco at his side, he’s a racer to watch.
You can catch his max-chill 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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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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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. Only two people have a gold trophy on the dreaded track 10, and the other one has just retired. Is there anything else these two racers will have in common soon?
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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Cardboard Tier is a dog-loving beard enthusiast with huge streaming skills and excellent race form. He put in great times last month, but now he’s ready to put the smack down on all comers. When it comes to racing, his tier is epic.
Check him out on Twitch!

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Purple Thiccmin is an indie variety streamer and speedrunner with a penchant for precision and a hunger for victory. He dominates the platformers, but can he secure a place on the podium? Last month’s loss to @IndianaCrohns surely burns still.
Catch his speed running skills 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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MFG James has had Master Chef scouting ahead in order to give him the latest scoops and strategies on tracks, but when it comes down to the final races, he’ll be pitting his own speed and determination to win against the field. The question he poses to his competitors is simple… do you feel lucky?
Keep up with Monster Finger Games on their site, and check out Alien Scumbags on Steam! Don’t forget to order a pizza while you’re there. :pizza:

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How wonderful that we have so many amazing people . . . and very exciting for last month’s front-runners, because this is going to be a fast-paced fight to the finish for pizza and prizes.

To our seasoned pizza pilots and pizza-pilot first-timers alike: Welcome to May’s Cygnus Pizza Race Tournament!

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The First Rookie on the track this month is @Cronos!

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Cronos Stampede is nothing if not a fighter, and he’ll be bringing his fighting spirit, indomitable flair, and quite possibly his beach wear to his pursuit for delivery domination. He’s a loud voice for equality, and will be happy to leave everyone equally in his wake as races to victory. And a cunning hat.
Catch his awesome streams on twitch!

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Lizardjam may be one of the new kids on the block, but he’s determined to show off how fast he can pick up new games; and dominate them! Not a man of many words he tends to fly under the radar, but you know what they say about the quiet ones. Watch out, or he may just fly right past you! (Disclaimer- Lizardjam is not edible and prefers not to be used as a topping.)
You can check out his growing twitch channel HERE

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That’s a great bio! Best of luck in the tourney, and may your :pizza: always be hot and tasty :smiley:

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Reno219 is a variety streamer with a love of Smite - and Pizza! Don’t let his quiet persona fool you, under that relaxed attitude lies a need for speed and the heart of a champion. Reno219 is out for Pizza… and won’t let anyone stand in his way.
Check out his streams on Twitch and don’t forget to say hi!

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Just Antibody is a relaxed and mellow streamer known for his love of Across the Obelisk and his bionic arm. Some say he’s really just three @IndianaCrohns in a trenchcoat, and that he knows two facts about ducks and they’re both wrong.
All we know is… he’s not the Stig (but he might be the Stig’s streamer cousin!)
Watch his great streams on Twitch.

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Supherbyus runs a great indie stream with a big mix of styles, but don’t mistake his taking it easy for complacency… the last person who did that is still stuck behind a sabotage on track 10! Supherbyus is here to drink coffee and win pizza, and he’s brought two coffees.
Catch his awesome VoxPop and Indie streams on Twitch

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Thanks @Cronos for this great Track 13 time of 1:58:01!
That’s a pretty solid qualifier time :slight_smile:

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