- Please note that random POV demo checks will occur during the season. Here is a quick video guide explaining how to record, view, and use the TF2 demo feature.

- If you are missing a medal from Sixes Season 5 and 4, Highlander Season 7 and 8, or Prolander Season 9, please head over to #medal-requests channel in the RGL Discord.

RGL Team Numbers, Global Rule Updates, and 2021 May Bans

   exa   - 6/13/2021
Past articles:
January
February
March & April


RGL Team Numbers


Below contains the number of active teams at the end of each RGL 6s and HL season. This does not include data about the current summer seasons, as they have only started.






Updated Staff List


6v6
Head Admin - Makkabeus Rex

Division Admins:

Division Moderators:

(DubThink, ZoomxZe, and Zan stepped down from their positions on the 6s admin team before the start of the season).

Highlander
Head Admin - WiLLmaTiC

Division Admins:

Division Moderators:

(Micahlele, asher, Constantly, and Lasky stepped down from their positions on the HL admin team before the start of the season).

Prolander
Head Admin - Yosephus

NA Division Admins:

(Yotts stepped down from their position as the Prolander Head Admin after the conclusion of Season 9).


Global Rule Edits



[1003.3] - Game Exploits has been updated to list another common exploit, which is the uber pause bug.

There is still a bug for players that may be unfamiliar where medics can continue healing a player during a pause. This allows the medic to build ubercharge. We insist that server owners update their servers with this updated pause plugin which prevents this from happening.

For teams that abuse this exploit, disputed rounds may be overturned, and/or punishments will be given to teams and players accordingly.


[1008.5] - POV and STV Demos has been updated to clarify which acceptable file hosting sharing websites are allowed.


[1002.4.11] - Team Mutiny has been added to address the formal process of how a team can elect to have a team leader's status removed or for a player to be removed from the roster entirely.


[1005.3.1] - Team/Player Due Diligence is not adding anything new but is updated to clarify what is an example of aiding/assisting/supporting an alt account.


[1002.4.10] - Offseason Bans has been updated to clarify that offseason bans are delayed until the next season specified in the ban reason. This will also only affect participation in offseason cups and not other league formats that may start earlier (6v6 beginning earlier than the Highlander season).


[1009.3] - No Live Spectators has been added to clarify that live spectators are strictly prohibited in any RGL match.


[1004.1] - Punitive Action toward Players has been updated to address players that want to request the league to have their account blacklisted may do so. (reasons for doing so may include wanting to quit the game and making it harder to return, etc.)



Bans


These bans were enacted before the release of this article. If you would like to file a report, you can do so on our site here. Appeals can also be found on the same page.

NOTE: We only look at user-submitted reports. If you do not file a report, then there is a good chance that we have not seen it and are unable to deal with the situation.


Cheating


The following player(s) have been caught cheating by the RGL Anti-cheat team and will be banned:

  • misery - 2-Years / First cheating offense
  • jag - 2-Years / First cheating offense



Ban Evasion / Alting


The following player evaded their ban by attempting to register their account onto a team in RGL, while their main account is actively serving a league ban. Their ban will be extended by another year starting when the evasion ban was applied:


The following account will be banned for being an alternate account to DeLichte:



The following player knowingly supported the above alt account in evading their ban and will be banned for 6-months:




Alting


The following alternate account(s) have been caught connected to existing accounts in RGL by the RGL Anti-cheat team and will be banned:




Probation


The following players have been banned and placed on probation:

  • brandon - 6-months - Harassment and doxxing of player(s) in the community
  • megga - 2-months - Harassment (3rd ban inside of RGL)
  • cellophane flowers - 3-months - Harassment; threats of harm towards a player

After the minimum period has been served, the player(s) can appeal to have the ban lifted if they can show that they've improved themselves and how they interact within the community.


League





Sportsmanship and Spirit


The following player(s) have/had been suspended for 1-6 weeks for their usage of racist slurs, homophobic or transphobic language, excessive toxicity and flaming, or derogatory language on our platforms. Repeat offenders will get longer ban lengths.

  • ricky - Use of a racial slur during a scrim - 2-weeks / First Offense
  • cayorne - Excessive toxicity on an RGL platform - 2-weeks / First Offense
  • Legit Weaboo - Use of a weapon with a racial slur during a scrim - 2-weeks / First Offense
  • che3to - Continued toxicity during scrims after a formal warning. - 2-weeks / First Offense



VAC Ban


The following account(s) has been banned for having VAC bans that may be affecting TF2. If you have a VAC ban for a game that is not TF2, please contact an admin to get the ban removed.



You can read further details and context about each of the player's bans by viewing their discipline history on their RGL profile.


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