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good riddance
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As a Anti-LoL gamer here is my official statement: ROFL
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Originally Posted by itskerby View Post

Definitely; this also added some sting to the issues they've had in the last few tournaments--the alleged "collusion" at PAX, and the "cheating" at World Championships.
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Can you elaborate on this? I was at PAX so it's semi-relevant to my interests.
Edited by Ghooble - 12/5/12 at 6:36pm
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post #93 of 143
Pretty sure at a few of the teams were caught throwing matches so they could advance against easier opponents. Not sure if this happened at Pax, but I am pretty sure it is what he is referring to.
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MLG regrets to announce that we will not be awarding 1st or 2nd Place finishes for the Summer Championship League of Legends Event. We have determined that there was collusion between the two final teams, Curse NA and Team Dignitas. This is in clear violation of both the letter and spirit of MLG’s Official Pro Circuit Conduct Rules: “competitors may not intentionally Forfeit a Game or conspire to manipulate Rankings or Brackets.” As such, both teams have been disqualified, and no placements or prize money will be awarded.
Riot has agreed with this decision and, in accordance with their Season 2 rules on Unsportsmanlike Conduct, will not be awarding Circuit points to either team.

Edit: Looks like Curse NA and Team Dignitas colluded by agreeing to split the 1st and 2nd Place winnings equally among both teams.
Edited by tubnotub1 - 12/5/12 at 7:29pm
post #94 of 143
I thought that collusion business was just the 2 teams having the final match an 'all-mid' game.
post #95 of 143
Dang nice they put him in front of a tribunal!! thats some hardcore stuff right there!! tribunals sounds scary...anyway trash talk on online games over the past few years imo has gotten way out of control. That kind of trash talk sets bad example for the younger players who then themselves turn into the bad trash talkers in a few years, its a real vicious repeating cycle of development...
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The tribunal is a joke, and you probably appeal to the same company that has people work in the tribunal anyways. The fact they didn't ban people for collusion is incredibly comical, but making some solo Q scrubs mad with trash talk is more offensive. Interesting way to enforce things riot. I'd rather play in the FGC than the LoL community to be honest. They self police pretty effectively.
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People need to understand that it's a game, on the internet. Even when I play with some of my best, and oldest friends, the amount of "hate" (i.e. insane language, insults, etc. - see end of post) between us can get to insane levels - to the point where someone listening in on a skype call left because of "emotional stress" (and the person listening has been a friend of all of us for over 7 years). However, within 5 seconds of the game ending, we'll be talking about the next game (builds, strats, etc.), and/or plans for the weekend or upcoming holidays. I'd love to record one of the more 'enraged' games - including the voice chat - and see what riot thinks. I'm guessing we'd probably be perma-banned via account, IP and mac address. rolleyes.gif

It's a game. Some people take them seriously, like any competitive sport. However, most don't actually take it seriously OUTSIDE the game. In game, you may be saying some incredibly offensive things to another player, but outside of the game they're your best friend. The issue is when people outside of the loop listen in, and don't know this. When you're talking to other random players, yea, it may not be the best idea to go completely insane, but again, it's the other player that reports them. I've been on the receiving end of a lot of hate from random players, but I never report for it - it means they're taking the game seriously - which I enjoy.

tl;dr, dumb ban is dumb. People can't understand its a game. Get over it. etc.


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Keep in mind there is a difference between "hate" and being offensive. I would never (and have never) use homophobic or racial slurs (or anything along that line) - those truly don't have a place anywhere. But if you're just getting called out for being bad at the game... well... its a game. rolleyes.gif
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I can tell by the comments that a lot of you have not actually played dota/dota2/hon/lol. If you have you would know the type of vile and rage the player base spews constantly. There is a point where the attacks are just plain harassment. Even if they aren't directed towards you they are still unbelievably disgusting. I have a friend who has done this to others in dota and dota2. I told him he was an ******* and I refuse to play with him to this day, because of it. I am glad they are taking a stand with this, to those of you saying it isn't a big deal. It is, it ruins the game for the rest of the players. Simply "growing a thicker skin" doesn't help when you have 3 people relentlessly bashing you in a game that you have to have communication in. Muting the mic is a detriment.

TL:DR MOBA players are *******s and I am glad to see that LoL's staff is curbing the incessant harassment.
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Good. He sounds like a douchebag. He should be treated like one. I hope he wrecks his 1982 Honda.
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