Hey there, few changes to announce. First of all, @Markness has decided to step down from his role as moderator, Mark was our longest serving staff member by far and was an excellent mod over the duration of his stay. Myself and all of the mod team wish him the best in his future endeavours. With that being said the admins discussed this and decided we would be looking for another mod to fill the gap left by Mark and possibly pick up some of the leftover slack from our recent surge in numbers. As Mark was primarily a Mk8 and MK7 focused mod we would ideally be looking for someone who plays these games, however we will also accept applications from those who don't play them but feel they would be able to fill this general role. Second order of business, a new infraction ruleset. This ruleset was developed by @Dragmirejr and aims to fix several of the problems with the old infractions system. Minor Offenses: 1 Point Moderate Offenses: 4 Points + 1 week ban Major Offenses: 7 Points + 2 week ban Something very severe: (Prolonged Harassment / Pornography etc.) 10-14 points + 2-3 months ban Something Illegal: 15 points + permanent ban What accumulation of points equals: passing 8 points after the points are given doubles ban lengths. passing 11 points after the points are given quadrouples ban lengths. 15 points = indefinite or permanent ban The reason behind this change was primarily that there were several occasions where we felt a week ban was appropriate for an offense, but this would sometimes require giving people 10 infraction points in order to reach the required number. This was not the most effective system and we hope with the new system we will be able to make decisions quicker and with more accuracy. Oh ya also for anyone that didn't notice, we have removed the Tournament Organisers role.