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Good evening FFFL fans far and wide and welcome to your week 11 update! This is a major week for the league as it could be the one that determines our playoff picture. More on that in a second as we first dive into a couple of league notes. Last week, a clerical error caused the Verminion Lords to not have their claim processed in time as they attempted to pick up Aniero off the waiver wire. As this was a league issue, the claim was allowed for this week and GM Juxta Position was allowed to make another pick for this week if he wanted. Being who he is, of course he opted to.

This lead to our first instance of two GMs wanting to select the same player as both Juxta and Malkythera submitted a claim on Estinien. As Juxta had the higher spot in the waiver order, he was awarded the player. He sends both Mog and Iroha to the waiver wire in exchange for Estinien and Aniero.

Our current standings:

Eastern Division –

Chickabos (9-1)

Titan’s Banana Hammock (7-3)

Melusine Marauders (5-5)

Balamb T-Rexaurs (5-5)

Red Wings (0-10)

Western Division –

Super Senpai Megaforce (10-0)

Edelweiss Avengers (6-4)

Verminion Lords (5-5)

El Negro Grande (4-6)

BeemBo USA (0-10)

Let’s take a look at some playoff possibilities!

First, the Super Senpai Megaforce and the Chickabos have secured their spot in the playoffs and should they both win this week will face off for the league’s best record next week. It should be noted that the team with the best record maintains home field advantage throughout the playoffs.

Titan’s Banana Hammock holds second place in the Eastern Division and is in control of their own destiny. A win either this week or next means they are playoff bound. If they were to lose both weeks and the Melusine Marauders win both weeks, they could be caught.

In the Western Division, the Edelweiss Avengers hold second place with the Verminion Lords nipping at their heels. The two teams play this week and a win means the playoffs for the Avengers. If the Verminion Lords win, then we’ll have to look at the results of next week.

The Balamb T-Rexaurs, despite having the same record as the Melusine Marauders have been eliminated from the playoffs. If the Banana Hammocks lose out, and both the T-Rexaurs and Marauders win out, the Banana Hammocks advance. If the Banana Hammocks lose out, and the Marauders win out, but the T-Rexaurs do not, then the Marauders advance. If the Banana Hammocks win a game, they advance.

Every other team has been eliminated from the playoff picture.

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Good evening FFFL fans and welcome back from our one week break! Hurricane Merlwyb has cleared out and our mysteriously absent general managers have all returned from wherever it was they had gone, so the action can once again get underway! The extra week did not do much for the waiver wire however, as only one team made a change. The Melusine Marauders have released the marmots that Juxta killed in 1.0 as part of the special marmot defense force, yes specifically those marmots. In exchange, she’s acquired Malkeria off the wire who will join the squad this week.

Next week, we’ll be doing our playoff preview special where I’ll outline all the possibilities for who can still make it and what their chances are looking like. Currently, every team except the Red Wings, BeemBo USA, and El Negro Grande have a chance to make the post season, although the odds are growing increasingly dire for the Balamb T-Rexaurs and the Verminion Lords.

Our current standings:

Eastern Division –

Chickabos (8-1)

Titan’s Banana Hammock (6-3)

Melusine Marauders (5-4)

Balamb T-Rexaurs (4-5)

Red Wings (0-9)

Western Division –

Super Senpai Megaforce (9-0)

Edelweiss Avengers (6-3)

Verminion Lords (4-5)

El Negro Grande (3-6)

BeemBo USA (0-9)

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Good afternoon FFFL fans! Normally, this is where I’d be getting you guys all the up to date action on what’s going on in the Final Fantasy Feast League. However, Hurricane Merlwyb is currently moving through Eorzea and all sporting events have been cancelled until the danger has passed. In addition, more than half of the teams general managers have gone missing, perhaps gathering for some sort of social event that may help shape the future of Eorzea itself!

Now what does this mean for the league? Well, nothing really! Everything gets pushed back by a week. Voting will open on Tuesday the 18th and run through that Saturday night. Also, attention general managers, the waiver wire will remain open through Monday the 17th at 11:59 PM so if you wanted to pick someone up, make sure to let Eskalia know.

With that said, here’s where the league currently stands.

Eastern Division –

Chickabos (8-1)

Titan’s Banana Hammock (6-3)

Melusine Marauders (5-4)

Balamb T-Rexaurs (4-5)

Red Wings (0-9)

Western Division –

Super Senpai Megaforce (9-0)

Edelweiss Avengers (6-3)

Verminion Lords (4-5)

El Negro Grande (3-6)

BeemBo USA (0-9)

We’ll see you guys next week. (And for real, if you’re at Fanfest make sure to come say hi!)

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Good evening FFFL fans everywhere! Week 9 is upon us and I can safely say it has been a much more quiet week on the trade and waiver front.

In fact, all 10 of our teams have chosen to stick it out with their rosters for this week. Multiple GMs were questioned on their teams staying put, and almost all of them indicated a weak waiver wire as the primary culprit for their team’s inactivity leading into our ninth week of play.

With that in mind, let’s turn our focus to some playoff possibilities. With 4 games remaining to play and the top two teams in each division making it into the post season, the Red Wings and BeemBo USA have been eliminated from post-season contention. They’ll be out to play the role of spoiler or battle it out for worst record in the league and the number one overall pick next season. El Negro Grande has also been eliminated from a possible post-season berth leaving the Western Division as a three way race for the top two best records. Currently, the Verminion Lords are in third, but play the easiest schedule of any of the remaining teams giving them a chance to catch the Edelweiss Avengers for second place.

Over in the Eastern Division, things are much more tightly packed. While the Chickabos could still be caught for first place in the division, they most likely have a play-off spot secured, leaving three teams duking it out for the second spot. The Banana Hammocks, T-Rexaurs, and Marauders are all within one game of each other, with the hammocks holding the lead currently. All three teams still have difficult games on the schedule so the next 4 weeks should be a bloodbath for any teams playing one of them.

Our current standings:

Eastern Division –

Chickabos (7-1)

Titan’s Banana Hammock (5-3)

Balamb T-Rexaurs (4-4)

Melusine Marauders (4-4)

Red Wings (0-8)

Western Division –

Super Senpai Megaforce (8-0)

Edelweiss Avengers (6-2)

Verminion Lords (4-4)

El Negro Grande (2-6)

BeemBo USA (0-8)

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Limit Break Radio is presenting the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest 2016 After Party and is celebrating 10 years of podcasting!

[UPDATE: 10/13/2016 8:45 PM PDT]

The Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest Community After Party will kick off at 9 p.m. PDT at the Rockhouse Bar!

Address: Rockhouse Bar at Venetian Grand Canal Shoppes, 3377 South Las Vegas Blvd, Ste. 3200, Las Vegas, NV 89109

WALKING DIRECTIONS

Please give yourself some time if you are walking! It may be just a mile away, but may seem longer if you walk it. If you are fine walking it, go for it! Be safe!

There is an alternate option of taking the monorail from Bally’s/Paris Station to Harrah’s Station. From there, walk to the Rockhouse.

There is also Uber, Lyft, and taxi. Please be safe!

ENTRANCE
There are two entrances: one inside next to Carlo’s Bakery Shop (Yum!) and one outside. The main entrance for us will be outside on the balcony. Please let them know that you are there for the Limit Break Radio Party. They will show you to the outside entrance. This particular entrance will guarantee the $40 Open Bar Special. It is regularly $50/person.

DRINK SPECIFICS
$40 Open Bar are for bottom well drinks, domestic beers, and house wine. For example, rum and coke, whiskey and coke, vodka and cranberry juice. If you order any shots or specialty cocktails like a long island iced tea, this is charged separately. Open Bar wristbands are good until midnight.

You are welcome to mix Bottle Service and Open Bar. Please let the cashier and server know. Bottle Service includes a VIP reserved table, $100 for bottle of alcohol (subject to type of alcohol), and service for your mixed drinks.

If you have any questions at all, please contact Kooky at kooky.persona@gmail.com or Twitter.com/KookyPersona.

See you all tomorrow at Fan Fest and the After Party! LBR has some great news to share with you!

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[Original] On Friday night, October 14th, join the entire LBR crew for food and drinks at the Rockhouse dive bar located at Venetian Grand Shoppes, just a mile walk or monorail ride + walk from Paris Las Vegas! Party the the night away from 9 PM to 2 AM PDT.

Rockhouse is an ultra-dive bar with enough room to hang out and dance to their featured DJ, spinning the hits. Keep entertained with their foosball and pool table, beer pong, and even a mechanical cock (rooster)! Cover charge is $10 and dress code is Nightlife Casual. Rockhouse is also throwing awesome specials for LBR guests! $40 Open Bar Package for bottom well cocktails, domestic beer, and house wine only. $100 Bottle Service for Party of Six. Time to put up the real life Party Finder and make a group! Plus, 10% Off Food. Choices from appetizers, tacos, and burgers!

You must R.S.V.P. with us so we can get an accurate headcount for Rockhouse!!

**Deadline to R.S.V.P. is Tuesday, October 11th, 11:59 PM PDT!!** R.S.V.P. with the form below!
LBR Celebrates 10 Years + FFXIV Fan Fest After Party!! Friday, October 14th, 2016 from 9PM to 2AM

More details, pictures, and menu about the Rockhouse can be found at https://www.therockhousebar.com/.

If you have any questions, please send an email to Kooky Persona at kooky.persona@gmail.com.

Check out the event on our Facebook page! Share this event with everyone at Fan Fest via Facebook, Twitter, or email! 😀

We hope to see you there! 😀

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Good evening everyone and welcome to your Week 8 outlook for the FFFL! It has been a crazy week full of trades and waiver wire pick ups! As such, most of our update is going to be looking at roster transitions today, so let’s dive right in!

The catalyst has certainly been the Verminion Lords who have set a league record by managing to swing EIGHT trades in one day. In an unprecedented move, GM Juxta Position has cleaned house and will field an entirely different team than he did last week. First he swung a deal with GM Madd Hatter who released Raw Devil to obtain Godbert off waivers. No sooner did they acquire him though, than did they send him over to the Verminion Lords in exchange for Shantotto.

Next up, Juxta got Poppa Woody on the phone and swung a trade that saw Titan’s send Kain over in exchange for Freya. He then dropped Freya to pick up Hildebrand on waivers. Not done yet, Poppa Woody then sent Hildebrand over to Juxta in exchange for getting Kain BACK and for “considerations to be named later”.

This was not the only trade of that type Juxta pulled off however. Nika then traded him Tifa in exchange for Y’Shtola. She immediately dropped Y’Shtola to acquire Iroha off waivers who was then swapped to get Tifa back along with again “considerations to be named later.”

STILL NOT DONE! He then talked to Aniero and did yet another trade of this ilk. Aniero sends protagonist to Juxta for Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh is dropped to waivers to acquire Hovernyan. Hovernyan is then swapped to Juxta to get Protagonist back with once again “considerations to be named later.”

AND STILL NOT DONE! Lastly, Juxta managed to get in touch with Malkythera. Malky dropped Onion Knight to acquire Mog for the Melusine Marauders, but immediately traded the moogle away to get Aymeric. No considerations to be named later.

Our current standings:

Eastern Division –

Chickabos (6-1)

Titan’s Banana Hammock (5-2)

Balamb T-Rexaurs (3-4)

Melusine Marauders (3-4)

Red Wings (0-7)

Western Division –

Super Senpai Megaforce (7-0)

Edelweiss Avengers (6-1)

Verminion Lords (3-4)

El Negro Grande (2-5)

BeemBo USA (0-7)

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Ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to your Tuesday night update as to what is going on in the FFFL! Week 7 is officially upon us. It’s the second half of the season. A chance for some of our middle of the pack teams to make a push for play-off contention and a chance for some of our bottom rung teams to provide me with material on Sundays.

First over to the waiver wire! For this first time this season, neither the Verminion Lords or the Edelweiss Avengers made a move, meaning they will finally climb the waiver order a little! However, both the Melusine Marauders and the Balamb T-Rexaurs decided to shake things up after their tilt last week. The Melusine Marauders cashed in their waiver position to claim Kooky Persona off waivers. She’ll replace Haurchefant and join the Marauders this week for their match-up with the Chickabos. Meanwhile, the Balamb T-Rexaurs have decided to end the experiment with Hildebrand, feeling he was not panning out the way they intended. They’ve cut him from the team to sign Prishe. We reached out to Prishe who had this to say: “It’s about damn time! We’re gonna beat the hell out of whoever we’re playing this week!”

In other league news, word officially broke today that next season will see the inclusion of injuries into the FFFL! The move is made with the intent of reviving the bench position as well as to encourage trades and waiver moves. More details on how injuries will work as we draw closer to the end of the season!

Our current standings:

Eastern Division –

Chickabos (6-0)

Titan’s Banana Hammock (4-2)

Balamb T-Rexaurs (3-3)

Melusine Marauders (2-4)

Red Wings (0-6)

Western Division –

Super Senpai Megaforce (6-0)

Edelweiss Avengers (5-1)

Verminion Lords (2-4)

El Negro Grande (2-4)

BeemBo USA (0-6)

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Ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to your Tuesday update for the FFFL! Week 5 of the season is in the books so now we turn our eyes forward to week 6. This week has seen the completion of a trade as well as a couple roster moves, so lets jump right in!

The Verminion Lords have hooked up once again with the Melusine Marauders to complete their second trade of the season. This time, they’ll be sending the marmots Juxta did not slay in 1.0 as part of the special marmot defense force, yes specifically those marmots and Lightning to the Marauders. In exchange, they get Shantotto and Freya back!

On the waiver wire meanwhile, the Edelweiss Avengers have dropped Thancred despite having not lost a game with him. They pick up Shadow though who will get right into the action this week.

Last week proved to be a heartbreaker for the Balamb T-Rexaurs as their GM went on a tirade this Sunday. GM Eskalia could not be reached for comment, but league sources confirm he was fined and will be penalized in the draft next year.

With that out of the way, let’s check out the standings as we approach the half-way mark of the season!

Our current standings:

Eastern Division –

Chickabos (5-0)

Titan’s Banana Hammock (4-1)

Balamb T-Rexaurs (2-3)

Melusine Marauders (2-3)

Red Wings (0-5)

Western Division –

Super Senpai Megaforce (5-0)

Edelweiss Avengers (4-1)

Verminion Lords (2-3)

El Negro Grande (1-4)

BeemBo USA (0-5)

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Ladies and gentlemen it must be tuesday again because it’s time for an FFFL update! Last week saw a departure from the world of the feast as our players took part in Ballista as part of our Vana’diel outreach program. Next season, the FFFL is proud to announce two of our games will be played overseas in Vana’diel to help bring in fans from other planes!

Last week saw some incredible outcomes including our biggest blowout in league history as BeemBo USA was decimated by a margin of 70% in their match-up with the Super Senpai Megaforce. We can finally confirm that the Balamb T-Rexaurs won their matchup against the Red wings thanks to a strong performance from Vincent. While no fans actually attended the game, apparently one of the security cameras was able to get footage of the match.

Most of the teams in the league decided to stand strong with their roster this week, but the ever changing Verminion Lords and Edelweiss Avengers both made a move to continue shaking things up. The Verminion Lords acted first, dropping Setzer to obtain The Marmots that Juxta did NOT kill in 1.0 as part of the Special Marmot Defense Force, yes specifically those marmots. Setzer was disappointed by the news he had been cut, saying “It’s their mistake. If someone picks me up off waivers next week, I hope I get to play against them and make em pay.”

The Edelweiss Avengers meanwhile parted ways with Sazh, one of their few remaining draft picks and instead chose to draft Aldo onto the team. We reached out to GM Kallo who said quote “We may or may not beat the Chickabos when we play them… but it won’t be any fun for Nika.” More on this story as it develops. In other league news, after being cut from the Avengers last week and failing to be picked up on waivers, Ealdwine has announced his retirement from the FFFL. We reached out for a quote and he said, “I wasn’t supposed to be in this anyway. Some moron drafted me.”

Our current standings:

Eastern Division –

Chickabos (4-0)

Titan’s Banana Hammock (3-1)

Balamb T-Rexaurs (2-2)

Melusine Marauders (1-3)

Red Wings (0-4)

Western Division –

Super Senpai Megaforce (4-0)

Edelweiss Avengers (3-1)

Verminion Lords (2-2)

El Negro Grande (1-3)

BeemBo USA (0-4)

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Happy Tuesday FFFL fans! Week 4 is officially underway so let’s jump right into the action. This week sees dramatic changes to three of our team rosters, thanks in part to a blockbuster trade and  some acquisitions on the waiver wire.

First up, a huge trade was completed on Thursday as the Melusine Marauders and the Verminion Lords struck a deal. The Marauders will be getting Haurchefant and the marmots that Juxta Position killed in 1.0 as part of the special marmot defense force, yes specifically those marmots. In exchange, the Verminion Lords, sponsored by Kentucky Fried Chocobo, will receive Y’shtola and Gilgamesh.

The Verminion Lords weren’t done however, as they also released Cloud from the team to make room for the newly acquired Aymeric. With the acqusition, they no longer have a single player they originally drafted.

Speaking of which, the Edelweiss Avengers continue overhauling their roster, making their 4th move on waivers in as many weeks. They release Ealdwine, who is expected to return to obscurity in Eorzea in exchange for Yojimbo. Rumor has it that being the most well funded team, the Verminion Lords had considered making a run at Yojimbo, but the chance to force the Chickabos to fight Aymeric proved too tempting.

Our current standings:

Eastern Division –

Chickabos (3-0)

Titan’s Banana Hammock (2-1)

Balamb T-Rexaurs (1-2)

Melusine Marauders (1-2)

Red Wings (0-3)

 

Western Division –

Super Senpai Megaforce (3-0)

Verminion Lords (2-1)

Edelweiss Avengers (2-1)

El Negro Grande (1-2)

BeemBo USA (0-3)

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