Owen Good wrote for both Tecmo VIII and Tecmo IX, and decided to give the tournament a nice tribute article. With help from the voice of Tecmo, Jon B., Owen gave the touranment a good sending off.
ESPN had a crew arrive Saturday morning to give a 5-minute segment during that morning's SportsCenter. They also recorded events and put together this piece showcasing the tournament.
As they did at Tecmo X, local news group WMTV 15 (NBC) in Madison came to report on the tournament's events for Tecmo XII. Hannah Flood came to conduct a few interviews and capture the atmosphere. She left clearly impressed with the attendees and their passion.
During Tecmo X, local news group WMTV 15 (NBC) in Madison reported on the events of the tournament. The video helped capture some of the excitement of tournament day.
During Tecmo X, local news group WKOW 27 (ABC) in Madison reported on the events of the tournament. The video helped capture some of the excitement of tournament day.
Prior to Tecmo X, Trevor Risk interviewed co-creator Josh to give some background and logistics information about the tournament. The biting article outlines some of the interesting nuances of our favorite game as well as some of the intracies of the tournament itself.
After writing a preview for Tecmo VIII, Owen Good was able to attend Tecmo IX and document his experience. The Stick Jockey article provided a recap of Owen's experiences as well as a few other featured players.
During Tecmo VIII, Greg Frith of NFL Films filmed portions of a 22-minute documentary focused on Tecmo Super Bowl. It heavily featured Tecmo VIII and its storylines involving Mort, Sobhi, Chet, and the Vogt brothers. The segment follows these participants in some of their pre-tournament activies and follows them throughout their experience on tournament day for Tecmo VIII. The presence of NFL Films during the tournament only added to the allure and mystique that makes the event such a fun time.
In advance of Tecmo VIII, Owen Good of Kotaku wrote an article for the Stick Jockey segment. Part of the discussion focused on some of the finer points of Tecmo Super Bowl. Owen also discussed the impact of the nation's largest tournament.
For Tecmo VII, Aaron R. Conklin wrote a great article for The Daily Page section of The Isthmus that featured the Madison Tecmo Super Bowl tournament. His preview of the tournament helped publicize the successful 144-man Tecmo VII tournament.
Prior to Tecmo VII, Gabe Neitzel of ESPN Madison interviewed tournament organizer Chet Holzbauer. The two discussed how the tournament is run as well as some of the finer points of Tecmo Super Bowl. Gabe was also able to make an appearance at Tecmo VII, but unfortunately went 0-3.
For Tecmo VI, national columnist Clay Travis wrote two great articles that document his preparation and experience at Tecmo VI. His articles sparked much interest in the Madison tournament, and his contribution to the Tecmo Super Bowl community is greatly appreciated.
Also for Tecmo VI, Isaiah Eldrige of Kansas State put together a short documentary of the events during the day. This documentary captured the excitement of Madison Tecmo Tournament better than any written text before it.
For Tecmo I, Christian Neuhaus wrote a nice article for dane101.com that gave a nice recap of the first Madison Tecmo Super Bowl tournament.