Rules

eXodus eSports reserves the right to alter these rules at any time.

Community Behaviour

  • You will not engage in hostile behaviour while interacting with the community – either in or out of game – including but not limited to:
    • Hateful messages or personal attacks toward a community member;
    • Attacks and non-constructive criticism toward a community member;
    • Use of alt accounts to perform hostile trolling of a community member;
    • Harassment or stalking of a community member;
    • Disguised taunts addressed to a community member.
  • It is forbidden to offer illegal content (videos, images, copyrighted material), pornographic or hateful images or to post any links promoting illegal activities.

General Rules

  • You will follow all instructions given by the event staff.
  • The event staffs’ decisions are final in all matters.
  • If you are unable to play a week you should contact an administrator in good time to reschedule the the game. If this is not done your oponent will be awarded a bye.
  • PAStats must be installed and enabled for every game.
    • Live updates are optional.
  • You may not be in Twitch/hitbox chat while a game you are participating in is in-progress.
  • You may not setup movement queues which result in commanders continually entering and exiting orbit.

Communication

  • Check the Discord PA League server consistently for information from staff or opponents trying to plan games
    • Try to work out times that work for both. Flexibility is a key
    • Communication with the event staff (where necessary) should occur through private chat.
  • Your in-game name and the name you are listed in discord and in game must match. See the tournament description for details of how to change your eXodus name.
  • We will do our very best to accommodate any requests from you, but ensure you inform a member of event staff of any requests at the earliest opportunity.
  • In-game and lobby chat can appear on stream and should be kept positive and polite.
    • Friendly banter is acceptable.
    • When in doubt, don’t put it in chat.
  • You will be polite and courteous in all dealings with fellow players and eXodus staff.
  • Discriminatory behaviour will result in an immediate ban, including, but not limited to:
    • Homophobia
    • Transphobia
    • Misogyny/misandry
    • Racism
    • Religious bigotry
    • Hate speech

Game-setup

  • All games are to be played on the stable build.
  • No server mods are allowed except where explicitly stated in the tournament description and this mods have to be active.
    • Legion Expantion
  • All games will use Uber’s servers unless stated otherwise.
  • Games must be played on the US servers.
    • Another region may be used if all players agree to it.
  • The player/team in the top slot of the bracket will be responsible for hosting the game.
  • Lobbies should use the name format EVENT NAME – MATCH LETTER e.g. Evil Twins – K.
  • You will not start your game until you opponent is ready.
  • No spectator slots will be opened unless your game is being cast, in which case you should open for them only.
  • Games must be password protected.
    • The password for the tournament will be communicated to you by e-mail two days prior to the tournament.
  • Allow commanders to spawn anywhere will be disabled.
  • Dynamic alliances will be disabled.
  • Make spectator chat visible must be enabled if a caster is in your game.
  • The match must be held on the correct planet in the League Map Pack.
    • Maps will are listed above the rules and on the brackets.
    • Map names will be confirmed by event staff at the start of each round.
  • Your in-game name must match your entry in the tournament.

Technical Difficulties

  • Please consult this guidance on how to handle issues joining lobbies.
  • PA Stats will pause the game in the event that a player crashes.
    • If a player is unable to reconnect, and contact between the players has occurred, they will forfeit the game.
  • A server crash will be referred to the tournament director and a decision will be made on whether to assign a winner or rehost the game on the same map.
  • If you encounter an issue which impacts your ability to play then you should pause the game and contact the event staff.
  • All players/teams must confirm in chat that they are ready to continue before the game is unpaused.
  • We will do our very best to accommodate any issues you have with Internet access, hardware/software problems or unexpected real life events. However, if you cannot play your game at the expected time we may be forced to postpond the game.

Cheating

  • If evidence of cheating is found or strongly inferred then you will likely be disqualified, your tournament winnings withheld, and you will permanently banned from all future eXodus eSports events.
    • Anything currently possible in-game which is considered an exploit will be explicitly made clear to you before the tournament.
    • The use of mods of the type “client” in Community Mods is not considered cheating.

Disputes

  • All disputes must be raised with the event staff through private chat.
  • Screenshot any rule violations.
  • Do not respond directly to negative comments or make complaints public.
  • Issues with event staff should be raised with the tournament director via private chat.

Tiebreakers

  1. Internal result between the tied players
  2. Nr of won games
  3. Rematches

Results

  • PA Stats will determine the winner of a game.
  • Declaring “gg” in defeat must be followed by the immediate self-destruction of your commander(s).
  • Winnings will be sent within 3 days of the tournament finishing and receipt of any information necessary to facilitate this transaction.
  • Payments will be made via PayPal.
  • Any monetary payments will be made in the currency on the prize listing minus any transmission fees.
  • Any delays will be conveyed to you as soon as possible.
  • In exceptional circumstances payment may be delayed or permanently withheld to allow for allegations of rules violations to be investigated.

Sanctions

  • If you fail to follow one of the rules above, you will receive a written or spoken warning from a staff member of the organisation.
  • If you fail again to follow the rules after that first warning, you will receive a second warning and a temporary ban from eXodus events and tournaments.
  • If you fail again to follow the rules after that second warning, you will be banned from eXodus run or hosted events and tournaments.
  • If you are banned, depending on the gravity of your actions, it might be possible or not for you to come back. eXodus staff will decide on a case-by-case basis.

Requirements

  • Planetary Annihilation: TITANS
  • Community Chat for Titans & Classic
  • Legion Expansion mod

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  • eXodus eSports map pack

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  • Join the Community chat tournaments room no later than thirty minutes ahead of the event.