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Exploring Player Behavior Design Values

There is no silver bullet that solves negative behavior in online games. Players are a diverse bunch, and each player has different motivations and responds differently to different consequences. We design diverse systems using three core philosophies based on reform, punishment, and reward.
4 years ago

Updates to LeaverBuster

We’re rolling out a new LeaverBuster system to help reduce the frequency of AFKS and leavers that is also significantly more severe in ranked games.
5 years ago

Patch Rundown: Preseason 2015

We’ve got not just one but two episodes for you in this special Preseason Edition of the Patch Rundown. Join Scarizard, Ghostcrawler, Jatt and more as they discuss what to expect from all of the changes to League of Legends.
5 years ago

Dive into the Preseason 2015 Spotlight

The preseason is our annual opportunity to push League of Legends in new and healthy directions, and we’re focused on strategic diversity this year. For an overview of how we’re shaking things up across the Rift, check out the Preseason Spotlight!
5 years ago

Patch 4.20 notes

Preseason arrives with deep changes to the League of Legends experience. Read on for the details.
5 years ago

Preseason 2015 begins

The preseason has always been our annual opportunity to push League of Legends in new and healthy directions for the coming year. Our big goal in 2015 is to encourage more strategic diversity. This touches a lot of different areas but it all boils down to giving you more paths to victory so your in-game decisions matter just as much as the champions you pick.
5 years ago

SR Open Beta live in all queues

The update to Summoner’s Rift is live in all SR queues.
5 years ago

Positive play discussion!

Stop by the Boards to talk about what positive player behaviour looks like!
5 years ago

Rewards for positive play

As the 2014 season comes to an end, we wanted to take a moment to celebrate and reward players who have demonstrated positive behavior.
5 years ago

The 2014 ranked season has ended!

The 2014 ranked season began in January, and now the battle for League Points has drawn to a close. Read on to learn more about end of season rewards.
5 years ago