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The fans gather for the match – they are confident of victory.
The team has gathered in the game room for a scrimmage before the official match begins. Warming up is important because you can’t afford an injury during the heat of an official battle.
Bio-fuel is a very important part of Halo 2 competition. The battles can be grueling, so maintaining stamina is vital to success.
The end of the first game is near with the TechRepublic team comfortably in the lead. The first team to 50 is the winner, so it is only a matter of time at this point.
In a fast-paced closely contested second game, the GameSpot team was able to pull victory out of the jaws of defeat with a well-placed grenade barrage. The TechRepublic fans are concerned, but remain confident in ultimate victory.
The TechRepublic team forms a strategy for the deciding game of the match.
The TechRepublic team is labeled CNET B2B, while the team from GameSpot lay claim to the Nerrrd designation. The match will be decided with a Team Slayer game on the Beaver Creek map. Choosing this map, a favorite of the TechRepublic team, will come back to haunt the captain of the Nerrrds.
The whiteboard tracks the final tally and offers the TechRepublic team a motivational message to keep in mind during the chaos of battle.
The tally of Postgame Carnage for the final game of the match as recorded by Xbox Live declares TechRepublic the winner in a landslide.
Team TechRepublic poses for a victory photo. From left to right, Dan Knoy, Patrick Glancy, Shawn Morton, and Steven Eaton.
This is the official poster advertising the event to fans interested in the thrill of inter-departmental competition.