MSEL Patch Notes

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MSEL 2022 Fall Major Patch Notes

Contacting an Admin/Filing a Match Dispute

With Support and Tournament Administrators spending less time monitoring Discord, Team Administrators are requested to follow the listed methods of contact for issues they experience during the tournament.

  • Match Disputes
    • Match Disputes will need to be filed by submitting a support ticket https://help.generationesports.com/hc/en-us/requests/new. Teams should file Match Disputes for issues pertaining to.
      • Inappropriate or Harassing Behavior
      • Incorrect Match Results
      • Cheating/Hacking Reports
      • Other Non Live Issue Rule Violations. 

Overall Spectator Rule Update

  • In tournaments where teams are permitted to have a spectator in their lobby for the purpose of streaming the game, a rule update has been implemented to prohibit the use of the new Generation Esports Wizard streaming service. All spectator streams will still be required to be broadcast on the School’s Twitch or Youtube channel. 

Minecraft

  • Expanded Tournament Rule Information
    • Information on the Playoff Qualification and Unplayed Match rules as well as Playoff Tiebreaker Qualification have been added to section 3. Please read through the rules for more information.
  • Public Accusation Rule
    • Publicly accusing a player or team of violating the rules will not be tolerated. If you suspect another player, or team has committed a rule violation, please file a match dispute as soon as possible so the MSEL Administration can open an investigation.
  • Game Interference Rules
    • Due to the multiple reports in past tournaments regarding players intentionally delaying games, holding servers hostage and reaching areas of the map with glitches and exploits. Two new rules have been added onto the Minecraft Rules, to hopefully lessen the experience with these incidents going forward. 
  • Delay of Game
    • Players who intentionally delay the game's end may face disciplinary action including removal from the tournament. Instances of Delay of Game for the tournament include any scenario that would prevent the match from finishing in a timely fashion. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Players refusing to fight one another in a final 2 scenario
    • Players who attempt to hold the server hostage until all other players quit.
    • If you witness attempts to delay a game or hold the server hostage, please reach out to an MSEL Administrator immediately.  
  • Out of Bounds Access
    • Accessing areas on the map that are not accessible by normal means by using a glitch or exploit is prohibited in official matches. Players caught accessing “Out of Bounds” areas of the map risk being removed from the tournament and other disciplinary actions. 

Rocket League

  • Expanded Tournament Rule Information
    • Information on the Playoff Qualification and Unplayed Match rules as well as Playoff Tiebreaker Qualification have been added to section 3. Please read through the rules for more information.
  • Epic Games Account Connections
    • If a player has a Rocket League account on different platforms, they will be permitted to play on it as long as they have connected all game accounts to their Epic Games Account. HSEL Administration may ask for proof of the account connection at their discretion. 

Chess 

  • Expanded Tournament Rule Information
    • Information on the Playoff Qualification and Unplayed Match rules as well as Playoff Tiebreaker Qualification have been added to section 3. Please read through the rules for more information.

Splatoon 2

  • Splatoon 2 is a new addition to the MSEL Lineup. Please visit the official Splatoon 2 rule page on the help site for a full list of the tournament rules.

Mario Kart 8

  • Mario Kart 8 is a new addition to the MSEL Lineup. Please visit the official Mario Kart 8 rule page on the help site for a full list of the tournament rules.

Smash Brothers Ultimate

  • Smash Brothers Ultimate is a new addition to the MSEL Lineup. Please visit the official Mario Kart 8 rule page on the help site for a full list of the tournament rules.

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