You're fairly fucked if you can't change your IP, you either need to use a mobile internet connection, borrow somebody else's, go to another house or forfeit.
If you're in a tournament and you can change your IP, follow the below TO THE LETTER and you're guaranteed safe:
Create a 2nd Skype, that only has your team mates 2nd skype on it, that you only log during the tournament once you have changed your IP. In addition to this, don't be in the stream chat. This will only work if all 3 of you create the new Skypes, otherwise you can just "view contact list" of the old contacts.
Quite simply if you're a player and you're getting DDOS'd in a tournament, it is YOUR TEAM'S FAULT. As Hood said, it means that one of you, if not more than one, has not changed Skype for the tournament, so the DDOSer is just grabbing your new login information from their contact list, even if they do not have YOU added.
If all 3 of you are not on a new skype, with just the 3 of you added, you might as well not bother having anyone on a new Skype and unplug the internet yourself.
All 3 of you on a new account that ONLY has those 3 accounts added and then change IP - Problem sorted.
Alternatively, get a VPN and then change your IP. Whilst I was streaming, there was not 1 single successful DDOS attack on my connection, despite getting multiple email alerts that there had been attempts.
It actually pisses me off how stupid and ignorant some of you are going into these tournaments. If it was me setting the rules, I would quite simply make every DDOS against your team count as a loss to FORCE you to fix your shit. There is simply no excuse, you have so much time to prepare - Setting up a new skype takes all of 2 minutes. Adding each other's new skype takes less. Less than 5 minutes work to ensure you can't get DDOS'd, yet one or two from each team being DDOS'd still don't do it. It's beyond me. How hard can it be for all 3 of you to log off Skype, reset your IP, all 3 of you log your new Skype and to not be logged in at Twitch.tv? I mean, really?
tl;dr Stop being retarded and actually follow advise people are giving you. Even if you're not the one getting DDOS'd, if you're on your old Skype with more than just your 2 partners added in total then YOU are the reason your partners get DDOS'd.
Note: use fake information on these new Skypes, don't use your character/real name/real location.
4xonMember Since 11 Jan 2011
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