Standard Messages (or Macros)

The Nojoks Tourney Bracket has a set of standard messages or macros that are posted in the lobby during the tournament. These messages are generally used in all tournaments regardless of the format, host and room.

This little section describes the standard messages that are currently used in the bracket. Tokens that are relevant to the message are also highlighted. If you would like to see an example of these messages, make a copy of the "Default" format and edit it to view all the messages and associated tokens.

Message Description What info should it include?
Welcome Informs players the title of the tournament and where to sit for signups. The name of the tournament, which tables to sit at for signup. Can also include the host name using a %h token.
Format Informs players of the tournament format. The number of match points for all the rounds. Either hard code the points if a custom points format or use the %m and %f tokens.
Signup Welcomes players to the tournament and tells them which table to set at. This is always the message used in round 1. The most important information for this message is the player's name (%p) and the table number (%t) that are to sit at.  Also, usually tell them what time to be in their seats by, which is usually the rules time (%u).
Signup 
(without team partner)
As for Signup, but with one player for a 4 player/table game. Similar to Signup, but should state that the player is waiting for a partner to make a team.
Next assign (1 player) Informs the player of their next assignment when they don't have an opp yet. Like the signup message, the player's name (%p) and table number (%t) must be included. Also, useful information to be included is the round number (%r).
Next assign (2 players) Informs two players of their next assignment at the same table. This message must contain both player's names (%p and %o), and the table number (%t). Also useful to include the round number (%r).
Next assign loss (1p)
new
Informs the losing player of their next round assignment with no opp in double/triple elim formats. Like the Next assign (1 player) message, the player's name (%p) and table number (%t) must be included. Also, useful information to be included is the round number (%r).
Next assign loss (2p)
new
Informs two losing players of their next round assignment in double/triple elim formats. Like the Next assign (2 players) message, it must contain both player's names (%p and %o), and the table number (%t). Also useful to include the round number (%r).
Next assign FINALS Informs the player (without opp) that their next assignment is the Grand Final. This message must contain the player's name (%p) and the table number (%t).
Next assign FINALS
   (2p)
Informs two players that their next assignment is the Grand Final. This message must contain both the player's name (%p and %o) and the table number (%t).
Thank you This thanks a player for playing after they have lost and are out of the tournament. The only information required here is the player's name (%p). Also, invite them to come again for your next tournament.
Bye This informs the player the have a bye for the round. This message has to have the player's name and also quite common to have the round number (%r) too.
Boot This informs a booted player has a certain amount of time to return. Include the player's name (%p) and also the boot time remaining (%b). Can also include the table number (%t).
Boot returned When a player returns, this message welcomes the player back and informs them of where they were seated. The player's name (%p) and table number (%r) must be included in this message.
Boot timed out This informs the opp of a booted player who has timed out that they may post the win. The player's name (%p) who it to do the posting has to be included in this message. Optional info includes the table number (%p) and the opp who booted (2nd %p).
All start Informs all players to start playing. Just have to tell the players to start! Addition information can be the points for the match (%m).
Closed Closes the tournament and posts that the tournament is closed. No special information required here. You could include a /greet line to close the room's door here. Make sure it is on a separate line if you do so.
Time warning A message to paste into a table when their match time is starting to run low. A %x token is a must to inform the players how long they have before their time is up. Some other tokens can be used too.
3rd place 
announcement
Announces the third place getter once it has been decided. A %3 token must be used for this message.
Announce Winners Announces the winners of the tournament in the lobby. The tokens that have to be used here are the %1, %2 & %3 tokens. They represent the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place getters in the tournament respectively.

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