Bans within ozfortress typically come as a result of poor player conduct, use of third-party cheat clients, use of exploits or breaches of clauses in our rulesets.
Ban reasoning is not always limited to just the aforementioned reasons, administration reserves the right to make decisions for any case they deem necessary, but this is typically left to cases which are outliers or uncommon.
Cheating related bans, issued typically for usage of third-party programs to gain an unfair advantage, exploit usage, or outlier cheating cases that do not uphold the spirit of competitive play and sportsmanship. Exploit bans are also covered under Evidence Bans, but are typically of a shorter duration.
Ban Penalty for Evidence Bans
24-months/2-year competitive and community ban.
Infraction Threshold Bans¶
Poor player conduct and/or team conduct. You can find more information on these bans here.
Ban Penalty for Infraction Threshold Bans
These will vary depending on the offense, please see the Infractions ruleset linked above.
No Conclusive Evidence of cheating in TF2. Entering a VAC Secured TF2 server with an administrator can revoke this ban. Players listed here are typically inactive and/or were unable to prove their VAC ban did not originate from TF2.
Ban Penalty for VAC Bans
24-months/2-year competitive and community ban, entering a VAC Secured TF2 server with an administrator can revoke this ban.
Bans that fall outside some of the base categories above.
As above, past bans that have expired.