At each event, in addition to the MultiStar, we award the Hero Trophy
the person who is competing with the highest handicap.
Holding this trophy is the ultimate accolade. Viewing the table
to the right makes it clear who the very best DFers are.
Hero points awarded
These points act as a handicap in future events allowing beginners some
chance of success. After each event attended you have the
opportunity to discard up to 10 of your hero points if you feel that
you have no chance at all of winning with your current handicap.
However, to prevent people making it too easy for themselves to win,
minimums are set after you have won an event or have had considerable
previous DF experience.
discard down to
|Limited experience, no wins.
|One Multi-win or experienced
|Two or more Multi-wins
To prevent the fight to hold the Hero Trophy becoming suicidal
a rescale to 130 is applied if someone exceeds 150. The scale
factor is applied to all competitors' hero points.
Example if someone reaches 167 a rescale would occur using a
factor of 130/167. Remember these are 'fun' events, not to be taken too
seriously - if you have ever played snakes and ladders you will have a
|This table shows the Hero and those within a win of taking of the trophy.
||Events as Hero
was triggered on the last event, putting those of us
sitting just within 50 of the previous Hero, out of reach of the
trophy. Only Gary or Tim currently threaten Colin F's Hero status!
Note to self:
If you are hoping to be a Hero, think before discarding!
A full list of all handicaps may be seen here.