Currently within TF2 there are 2 major bugs that have a chance of majorly impact matches. If you suspect that the opposing team in a match is using this bug in a match, please inform us through IRC.
The first bug is the one where stickies can damage players through walls if they’re placed inside of each other.
The second one is about the Ubercharge being built during pauses. This one can obviously happen by accident but we expect teams to handle it with fair play and make agreements if it does.
If there are cases of either of these bugs being abused, teams are going to get punished appropriately.
The following players have been caught cheating by our Anti-Cheat team. They will be banned from ETF2L for one year:
The following player has failed to upload demos 4 times, and has been banned from the league for a year:
The following player has failed to upload demos 3 times, and has been banned from the league for two months:
The following players have failed to upload demos twice, and have been banned from the league for two weeks:
The following player has been found evading their ban, and will have their ban extended by one year:
The following players have been caught with VAC bans affecting TF2, and will be banned from the league for one year:
+ 166 inactive ETF2L accounts.
As these players have not been caught cheating by our staff, their match results are not affected.
We are sad to announce that our longstanding admin and friend MoistPenguin is leaving our ranks. We wish him well in all his future endeavors.
In the meantime both Sodium and proky have completed their trials and are now full League admins.
Although not really rules, we are changing our policy in regard to how we handle bans. In the past, we have done it like we’re doing tonight with all players since the past ban post been done in one wave. In the future, this will be done differently: we will be banning people shortly after their infraction has taken place. The exception to this is VAC bans, these will still be done in waves. We will still post news posts mentioning all banned players every couple of months like we have so far.
The second policy that is changing is how we distribute ETF2L bans for VAC bans. This is due to changes in both our as well as valve’s system. We will no longer check every single player to see if the ban was specific to Team Fortress 2, but instead only check players that are active. If you’ve been hit with a VAC ban and want to make sure you are not banned on ETF2L for it then please contact our Anti-Cheat staff on IRC. If you do get an ETF2L ban due to a VAC ban this ban can still be removed once proof is provided that the ban is not related to TF2.
Firstly we’re making the “Perma-mercs are not allowed” rule from being a Highlander only rule to a general rule.
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