Justice, but faster: Riot explain League of Legends' upgraded Tribunal system | PCGamesN

Final Fantasy XIV London Fanfest reveals EU servers, flying mounts and Dark Knight job

Spooky Races: Project CARS gets a Halloween trailer

First blood in the World of Warcraft Arena World Championship will be shed next week

League of Legends

Justice, but faster: Riot explain League of Legends' upgraded Tribunal system

Riot Games have an in-house psychologist, who works on improving player behaviour in League of Legends.

Riot took Tribunal offline this weekend. The metaphorical cages housing League of Legends’ most toxic players sprung open, and their chains fell miraculously to the floor. But it was all in the name of a more robust justice system, which will deliver swifter punishments and better recognise positive behaviour in the lanes.

Restricted Chat and an enhanced LeaverBuster will stand in for Tribunal while the system is upgraded.

“Tribunal is a powerful way for the community to decide what behaviors are acceptable during a League of Legends match,” wrote Riot on Saturday. “We’d like to take some time to upgrade the system with new features to ensure it’s an effective way of combating unsportsmanlike behavior in game.”

Anybody who owns a dog knows you’ve got to give the ticking off immediately after the crime, or your subject won’t learn to associate the two events. Riot are aiming for a similar system: players can expect restricted chat punishments and game bans “within a few hours” of the negative behaviour that prompted them.

Riot are newly adding the ability to review and reward players who “exemplify the best sportsmanship” in League of Legends - while tuning their existing LeaverBuster system to ensure “severe consequences” come to those who threaten the competitive spirit of ranked play.

“We’ll be rolling out additional experiments throughout the Tribunal upgrade and depending on the results of these experiments and the impact they have on players, we’ll incorporate these lessons into the upgraded Tribunal,” added Riot.

Riot believe that League of Legends players are “in general very sportsmanlike”. Does that match up with your experience of the MOBA?

Thanks, Reign of Gaming.

Login or Register
2
+2
-0
Bluegun93's picture
26

"In general very sportsmanlike" .... I think riot employees need to play their game more. I'd say around 70%, at least, of my matches have someone flaming or writing abuse at other players.

Alienware - Game VictoriousNvidia Shield - Titanfall
A Region Reborn - NA League of Legends Championship Series Playoffs crown TSM

League of Legends

A Region Reborn - NA League of Legends Championship Series Playoffs crown TSM

League of Legends is close to making $1 billion from microtransactions this year

League of Legends is close to making $1 billion from microtransactions this year

League of Legend’s Halloween content isn’t in-game

League of Legend’s Halloween content isn’t in-game

League of Legends' Sion has been taken apart and put back together again

League of Legends' Sion has been taken apart and put back together again

Mobile network giffgaff open £10,000 League of Legends tournament; open to all UK residents

Mobile network giffgaff open £10,000 League of Legends tournament; open to all UK residents

Don't play with matches: Riot clarifies its stance on third party applications in League of Legends

Don't play with matches: Riot clarifies its stance on third party applications in League of Legends

Dear Riot: please bring more League of Legends live events to the UK

League of Legends

Dear Riot: please bring more League of Legends live events to the UK

League of Legends launching in Japan; world dominance almost complete

League of Legends launching in Japan; world dominance almost complete

League of Legends' new Ascension mode offers unlimited power

League of Legends' new Ascension mode offers unlimited power

Road to Worlds documents the journeys of League of Legends pros

Road to Worlds documents the journeys of League of Legends pros

League of Legends champion designer explains Riot's approach to choice

League of Legends champion designer explains Riot's approach to choice

The League of Legends World Championship final is expected to sell out Seoul's Sangam Stadium

The League of Legends World Championship final is expected to sell out Seoul's Sangam Stadium

10 Ways We'd Fix the League of Legends Client

League of Legends

10 Ways We'd Fix the League of Legends Client

League of Legends hits 4.15 and another champion, Azir, is on its way

League of Legends hits 4.15 and another champion, Azir, is on its way

Riot wants to help eSports players plan for old age, otherwise known as mid-twenties

Riot wants to help eSports players plan for old age, otherwise known as mid-twenties

League of Legends' Gnar is always angry in its Champion Spotlight

League of Legends' Gnar is always angry in its Champion Spotlight

League of Legends' Gnar revealed: What if The Hulk was a Gremlin?

League of Legends' Gnar revealed: What if The Hulk was a Gremlin?

League of Legends tribunal study reveals 92.7% of summoners are punished

League of Legends tribunal study reveals 92.7% of summoners are punished

eSports Titanics and financial icebergs - What ESGN's problems mean for eSport

ESGN

eSports Titanics and financial icebergs - What ESGN's problems mean for eSport

League of Legends: A New Dawn cinematic is a thing of beauty

League of Legends: A New Dawn cinematic is a thing of beauty

Behave: Riot is instantly banning toxic players in League of Legends today

Behave: Riot is instantly banning toxic players in League of Legends today

League of Legends patch 4.12 video discusses the changes with Evil Geniuses’ Snoopeh

League of Legends patch 4.12 video discusses the changes with Evil Geniuses’ Snoopeh

League of Legends unleashes the Doom Bots of Doom

League of Legends unleashes the Doom Bots of Doom

Riot Games plan to increase number of teams in 2015 League of Legends Championship Series

Riot Games plan to increase number of teams in 2015 League of Legends Championship Series