Dragonslayer wrote:That's right, Autobots! It's time for a little friendly competition with a scalphunt! The rules are as follows:
* Event will begin on Sunday, May 23, at 12:00 pm Central Daylight Time and will end on Saturday, May 29, at midnight CDT
* Claims may be tracked in the upcoming Claims Thread (for those who have access to Iacon)
* Only Missions with at least 3 combatants a side will count
* To make up for limiting missions and rarity of alts, you will be allowed to claim the same Decepticon more than once
Your targets will be Decepticons with the following altmodes:
All participants will receive an icon similar to the Autobot Spartan symbol in my avatar or sig, with the color representing the number of kills you registered (bronze, silver, gold, etc.). In addition, the top 3 players will receive an energon bonus, courtesy of RevengeofStarscream and the Bank of Iacon: 1st place will receive 600,000, 2nd place will receive 300,000, and 3rd place will receive 150,000.
So get ready! Then hunt begins midday on Sunday...Good luck!!
Two mighty combiner groups lead task forces into “The Graveyard”.Which group can lead it’s faction to the Quintesson’s lost knowledge?
In an age long past…
Cybertron has not always belonged to The Transformers. Not long after the first Transformers came on line the planet was found by an empire under the control of a race known as the Quintessons.
The Quintessons saw the abilities of the Transformers and realized they had found the perfect weapon with which to expand their empire. The early Transformers, unaware of the wider galaxy, welcomed their arrival. All too quickly the Transformers had become slaves to the Quintesson Empire. Using the Cybertronian body as inspiration the Quintessons developed the Sharkticons, simple minded brutes that served as their foot soldiers, and their elite warriors known as Allicons.
However, the Cybertronian minds yearned for freedom, and the Transformers revolted. Slowly but surely, the drove the Quintessons off the planet. Such was their desire for freedom that it still drives the Transformers of today. The leaders of the rebellion became the first Primes, and the Quintessons passed into myth, for no living Cybertronian remembers that dismal age.
Their defeat on Cybertron marked the start of the Quintesson’s downfall. Soon enough their empire had collapsed as their numerous enemies banded together to drive the Quintessons from the worlds they claimed. Eventually their home world of Quintessa was at risk of being overrun. The Quintessons chose to destroy their home world rather than allow it to be captured. Their reign was over.
Driven mad by their loss, the Quintessons became obsessed with regaining control of Cybertron, trying increasingly desperate gambits to seize control of the world. Eventually they struck a deal with the unholy entity known as The Fallen. While The Fallen’s ultimate aim remains a mystery, the goal of the Quintessons was clear. Sending in an invasion force of Sharkticons, the Quintessons began their war to retake Cybertron.
Ultimately, they failed. Faced with a common foe, the Autobots and Decepticons fought side by side to ensure the Quintessons could not restart their empire. Facing defeat, The Fallen betrayed his allies, unleashing an ion storm that destroyed the Quintesson fleet. As the surviving Quintessons fled they left their wrecked ships as testament to their foolishness in making such an unwise bargain.
Still, the Cybertronian forces were broken by the effort of fending off the invaders, and old enmities quickly tore the alliance apart. Neither the Autobots nor the Decepticons had the resources to claim the wrecked ships and so they were left untouched. Over time this region of Cybertron’s solar system became known as the Quintesson Grave or, often, simply “The Graveyard.”
Untouched, but not forgotten.
Time passed and the war for Cybertron continued as both sides recovered from the injuries inflicted. All the while the Transformers kept an optic trained on the sky, wondering if the Quintessons would return, or what they had left behind as they tried to escape the wrath of The Fallen.
After the reintegration of the splinter factions known as the Maximals and the Predacons, both factions have found them selves with more resources than they have had for megacycles. The Autobot high command has decided to risk it’s new found wealth in a make or break mission to retrieve the scientific and technological knowledge left by the Quintessons in the The Graveyard, and have amassed a large task force led by Computron.
However, the Decepticons have learnt of this plan and committed a rival force, led by the mighty Devastator, to beat the Autobots to the Quintesson’s treasures. Now the race is on as both sides seek the treasures left behind in the wake of the Quintesson’s defeat.
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