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RGL Global Rule Edits & 2021 January Bans (republished)

   exa_   - 2/25/2021

FAQ & Reminders


We added a FAQ for our Anti-cheat, which you can find here.


As a reminder, [1006.3.1] - Roster Transactions
is in effect for our seasons. Teams are permitted two roster joins (an exception would be 3 for Highlander) per week until roster locks.


Global Rule Edits



[1009.3.1] - Ringer Guidelines has been updated to change the major warning/penalty to a minor for teams that violate the above clause.


[1003.1] - Cheating has been updated to clarify that all matches that a cheater has participated in during the season will be overturned.


[1009.3.1] - Ringer Guidelines has been updated to specify that teams are able to specify the classes that a ringer is allowed/not allowed to play.


Crouch Sniper Peeking / Corner Sniping has been added to the list of allowed bugs in our rules.


[1006.1] - Team Names, Tags, and Avatars has been updated to include RGL profile avatars.


[1006.8] - Division Guidelines has been updated to include the new "Challenger" division for Highlander.


[1006.9.1] - RGL Skill Range per Division Guideline has been updated to include the new "Challenger" division for Highlander.



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 players have been caught cheating by the RGL Anti-cheat team and will be banned:

  • FortyTwo - 1-Year / ETF2L Mirror Cheating - First cheating offense
  • Gabino - 2-Years / Cheating - First cheating offense
  • elijah - 2-Years / Cheating - First cheating offense
  • mxr - Permanent / Cheating - Second 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.


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


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




Alting


The following alternate accounts 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:

  • clin - Minimum 6-weeks - Excessive usage of racial slurs during a scrim, as well as use of racist and transphobic comments in subsequent scrims. (received a ban while actively banned).
  • knife.in.spine.2009 - Minimum 6-weeks - Inappropriate team name or password, as well as use of a homophobic slur during a scrim (received a ban while actively banned).
  • gk - Minimum 8-weeks - Excessive usage of racial slurs in scrims, as well as the continued usage of a racial slur during in subsequent scrims (received a ban while actively banned).
  • Luigiman309 - Minimum 6-months - Repeated player harassment; death threats

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


Update on players that have been banned while on probation:

  • randyw - Permanent -Continued harassment; transphobic flaming directed at a user. Use of racial slurs in scrims. (5th ban inside of RGL, 2nd while on probation)



League


  • ADDION - Doxxing member(s) of the community. - 6-Months
  • Jas - Disregarded a formal warning against sharing material that was being used to harass an RGL player. - 1-Month
  • ripple - Targeted harassment of another RGL player. - 1-Month
  • SANDSTONER - Targeted harassment of another RGL player. - 1-Month



Sportsmanship and Spirit


The following players 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.

  • dart - Use of racial slurs on a RGL platform. - 2-weeks / First Offense
  • ruby - Use of a homophobic slur during a scrim. - 2-weeks / First Offense
  • wynran - Use of homophobic slurs on a RGL platform. - 2-weeks / First Offense
  • King Flipjam - Use of a homophobic slur during a scrim. - 2-weeks / First Offense
  • elk - Use of a racial slur during a scrim. - 2-weeks / First Offense
  • Sift - Use of a racial slur during a a RGL match. - 2-weeks / First Offense
  • turn1p - Use of a transphobic slur during a scrim.. - 2-weeks / First Offense
  • BMPD - Use of racist comments directed towards another RGL player on our platform. Increased length due to being an Invite player. - 3-weeks / First Offense
  • Snuffy - Excessive use of transphobic slurs in a scrim. - 1-month / First Offense
  • bigbubba - Use of a racial slur during a scrim. An increased sentence as an Invite player, as well as their second offense. - 6-weeks / Second Offense
  • mono70billion - Use of a racial slur on our platform. 2nd offense; increased length due to being an Invite player. - 6-weeks / Second Offense



Demos


The following players have failed to provide a requested demo. The first offense during the regular season will be a warning. A second offense during the regular season or the first offense during playoffs will lead to suspensions.

  • Rekuso - Failure to Submit Demos: 1st Offense
  • nimby - Failure to Submit Demos: 1st Offense



VAC Ban


The following account 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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