Nintendo brought Sandbag along to PAX East so Smasher players could pay homage to him. When asked about the unorthodox rule set Nintendo had selected for its PAX East Smash Ultimate tournament he declined to comment.  

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DISCUSSION

Unorthodox if you ask a vocal niche of players.

Not unorthodox if you ask the company that made the game, or the sandbag representing them :P